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Military C130 aircraft to bring home Chiang Mai crash victims

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has ordered Malaysian the use of military aircraft C130 to bring home Malaysians who died in the Chiang Mai bus tragedy. Najib on his [...]
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Thai court to give verdict in British backpackers murder trial

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai court will deliver a long-awaited verdict this week in the high-profile case of two Myanmar migrant workers accused of the brutal murder of two British backpackers on [...]
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Eleven activists summoned amid deepening Thai park scandal

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Monday said they will charge 11 activists who tried to stage a protest over suspected corruption in an army-built park with illegal assembly as allegations of [...]
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Thai seafood exports not affected by slavery reports

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Phuketgazette | 6:00 AM

Thailand said on Monday seafood exports to the United States, Europe and Australia have not been hit by reports of slavery and forced labour by campaign groups and media. The [...]
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Thailand: We’re not ignoring shrimp slavery

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s government said Monday it is not ignoring the slavery and forced labour in its lucrative shrimp industry that was highlighted in an Associated Press [...]
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Slavery in shrimp industry known to Thailand government

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s government said Monday it is not ignoring the slavery and forced labour in its lucrative shrimp industry that was highlighted in an Associated Press [...]
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Authorities deny labour report

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

THAI authorities have labelled an Associated Press (AP) report on the use of forced labour in the Thai shrimping industry as “incorrect and misleading”. However, [...]
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Siberian tourist killed, his wife badly injured, in Thailand road horror

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Siberian Times | 6:00 AM

British man ‘recklessly mowed down Russian couple as they crossed road near hotel’ in beach resort Pattaya. Oleg Yuzhikoy, 37, died immediately from a broken [...]
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Thailand in 2015: A Year of Political Stagnation

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

2015 was a year of stillness in Thailand, at least in the political realm. The military staged a coup that ousted Yingluck Shinawatra’s elected government in May 2014. [...]
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Thailand Faces Seafood Boycott amidst Slavery Report

23-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Economywatch | 6:00 AM

Calls for a boycott of Thailand’s fish and shrimp products have grown as a new report shows child slavery and human rights violations remain common in the [...]
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Eleven activists summoned amid deepening Thai park scandal

22-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Monday said they will charge 11 activists who tried to stage a protest over suspected corruption in an army-built park with illegal assembly as allegations of [...]
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(UPDATED) At least 16 Msians believed dead in Chiang Mai bus crash

(UPDATED) At least 16 Msians believed dead in Chiang Mai bus crash

22-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

Twelve Malaysian tourists and a Thai guide were killed after their bus crashed in northern Thailand on Sunday, police said. The bus, carrying 23 people, hit a car and ran off [...]
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Thai government says it’s not ignoring shrimp sheds slavery

22-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s government said Monday it is not ignoring the slavery and forced labour in its lucrative shrimp industry that was highlighted in an Associated Press [...]
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Thailand fishing operators cry foul over new rules

22-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

THE NEW Fisheries Emergency decree endorsed by the National Legislative Assembly last week has been strongly criticised by small and large operators, but the government [...]
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Chiang Mai bus crash: Malaysian Embassy awaiting further details

22-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

As many as 16 Malaysians are believed to have been killed in a bus accident in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Malaysian Ambassador to Thailand Datuk Nazirah Hussain said the embassy [...]
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