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Ambassador notes Netherlands’ strong business role in Thailand

17-May-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

WITH more than 300 companies operating in Thailand, the Netherlands with a population of 17 million often sees itself as a “small country with big business”. [...]
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Thailand to deliberate on UPR recommendations

17-May-2016 Intellasia | NNT | 6:00 AM

Thailand has presented its National Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report to the 2nd cycle of the 25th Session of the UPR Working Group in Geneva. Recommendations during [...]
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Two years on, man wanted for murder in Thailand roams free

17-May-2016 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

Two years after he was arrested by the Mumbai Police for a murder he allegedly committed in Thailand, Ritesh Singhvi from Mumbai is roaming free on bail while the formalities [...]
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Thailand’s Economy Expands More Than Expected in First Quarter

17-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy grew more than analysts estimated in the first quarter as the military government’s spending helped counter weak local demand and exports. [...]
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Thailand Q1 GDP surprisingly resilient, but export slump a risk

17-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy outpaced expectations in the first quarter to expand at the fastest annual rate in three years, providing some relief for a military government that [...]
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Sheikh Abdullah in Thailand to boost trade, tourism ties

16-May-2016 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

The first UAE-Thai joint committee meeting was held in Bangkok on Friday to improve investment opportunities between the two counrties and encourage the growth of tourism. [...]
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China, Thailand set to hold joint military exercises

China, Thailand set to hold joint military exercises

16-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and Thailand will hold joint exercises beginning this month, China’s Ministry of Defence said on Friday, in another sign of improving relations since the Thai [...]
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Honda ups the ante in Asean, opens new plant in Thailand

16-May-2016 Intellasia | Autocarpro | 6:00 AM

Honda is betting big on the Asean and Thailand market. The Japanese carmaker’s Thai subsidiary, Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co (HATC) held the opening ceremony for its [...]
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Thai opposition subdued ahead of charter vote

16-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In north- east Thailand, once a hotbed of opposition to Thailand’s junta, troops patrol university campuses in Humvees and hold “attitude adjustment [...]
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Thailand one of many countries waging war on sugar via a tax on sweetened soft drinks

16-May-2016 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

ON a sweltering evening in downtown Bangkok, thirsty joggers crowd around a drinks kiosk in Sukhumvit Road. Most reach for chilled water, or sweet ready-mixed green tea, each [...]
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Thailand’s opposition muted ahead of referendum

14-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In northeast Thailand, once a hotbed of opposition to Thailand’s junta, troops patrol university campuses in Humvees and hold “attitude adjustment sessions” [...]
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Analysis: A Day of Reckoning for Junta’s Thailand on UN Rights Stage

14-May-2016 Intellasia | Khaosodenglish | 6:00 AM

When more than 100 UN member states convened Wednesday in Geneva for a semiannual review of human rights conditions in Thailand, it wasn’t intended to be a “name [...]
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Jet Airways to lift capacity on Thailand-India routes

14-May-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Having recently become the leading Indian airline with the most frequent flights between Thailand and India, Jet Airways is eyeing further growth opportunities. The [...]
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Thailand’s plan to sell stockpiled rice sparks concerns

14-May-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s plan to accelerate sales of 11.4 million tonnes of rice in stockpiles within two months sparked concerns that it would hurt prices as well as Vietnam’s [...]
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A crazy decision led Thailand to stockpile tonnes of rice, but everything could be about to change

14-May-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

In 2011, Thailand was the world’s largest exporter of rice, accounting for about 30 percent of the global market. But then prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra introduced [...]
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