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Thailand to Curb Stock Manipulation With Hefty Fines

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand is planning new rules to check stock-market manipulation by allowing the regulator to file civil lawsuits and impose hefty fines on the law-breakers. The rules take [...]
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In Thailand’s surrogacy industry, profit and a moral quagmire

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Soon after the first surrogate mother from this remote village gave birth, neighbours noticed her new car and conspicuous home renovations, sending ripples of envy through [...]
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Thai tycoon back on acquisition trail

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Thai tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is again on the acquisition trail in southeast Asia, talking with Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp and its insurance arm about buying their [...]
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Thailand’s Business in Paid Surrogates May Be Foundering in a Moral Quagmire

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Soon after the first surrogate mother from this remote village gave birth, neighbours noticed her new car and conspicuous home renovations, sending ripples of envy through [...]
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Thailand’s junta to lend farmers $430m to battle loan sharks

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government will lend farmers and their children a combined 11 billion baht (S$430 million) in an effort to fight off loan sharks as high levels of [...]
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Thailand to take lead in South talks

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Malaysia wants Thailand’s military to take point in peace negotiations with Muslim insurgents in the far South, prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said Tuesday. During a [...]
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When virtual reality starts to overlap real life

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

An American student from Harvard University said recently he was surprised by how quickly the anti-coup protests in the early days of junta rule dissipated – and wanted [...]
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Thailand warns of box jellyfish danger after French boy’s death

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | RFI | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have warned tourists to be alert over the potentially lethal box jellyfish after a five-year-old French boy died from its sting in a popular resort. The boy, [...]
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Thailand Introduces Loans to Help Struggling Farmers

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Thailand revealed plans Tuesday to provide $312 million in loans to help its financially strapped farmers, many of whom are in debt to loan sharks, in the latest step by the [...]
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Emirati animal dealer wanted in Thailand

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

DUBAI// A UAE national is still wanted in Thailand on suspicion of animal smuggling. The man fled the country on May 23, 2011, 10 days after he was arrested at Suvarnabhumi [...]
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Bomb hoax hits Thai AirAsia flight

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

XA hoax bomb threat directed at a Phuket-bound Thai AirAsia flight prompted an emergency response on the southern resort island. Airports of Thailand president Mekin Petplai [...]
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Indonesia Seen Beating Thailand in Auto Sales: Chart of the Day

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is poised to overtake Thailand as Southeast Asia’s biggest car market for the first time since 2011 as the region’s most-populous nation delivers faster [...]
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence in Thailand with the…

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

HEADLINE2Renowned Sheraton Brand Debuts in Koh Samui, Thailand’s Second Largest Island; Signifying Starwood’s Confidence In The Long-Term Growth Plan Of The [...]
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NEFIT plans car rally to boost ties with Burma, Thailand

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Economictimes | 6:00 AM

With an aim to promote trade ties between India’s North-East region and South East Asia, regional trade body NEFIT is planning a three-nation car rally in November. The [...]
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Thailand respects Saudi Arabia envoy’s recall: Sihasak

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Nationmulti Media | 6:00 AM

Thailand respects and understands Saudi Arabia’s decision to recall its head of mission over a controversial court verdict concerning the abduction of a Saudi [...]
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