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Is Thailand really losing Russian arrivals?

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 6:00 AM

The war of words turned out to be fierce enough for all sides to forget about the main topic: the decrease in Russian arrivals and thus in the revenue of the Thai tourism [...]
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The need to talk peace

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Following more than a year of silence, the military authorities are providing a glimmer of hope with moves to revive talks with the separatists fomenting violence in the deep [...]
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Thailand junta launches anti-drug raids across Bangkok

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Thai authorities launched anti-drug raids across Bangkok on Tuesday sending scores of “addicts” to rehabilitation centres after conducting door-to-door urine [...]
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Thailand must take climate threat seriously: experts

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

THE GOVERNMENT has been urged to put “climate change” on the national agenda in order to boost the country’s credibility in future international climate [...]
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Thailand surrogacy scandal: Doctor who owns IVF clinic reports to police, denies allegations

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The owner of the clinic at the centre of a surrogacy scandal in Thailand reported to the police on Tuesday but denied all the allegations against him. Pisit Tantiwattanakul, [...]
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Malaysian government mulling over charges for vehicles entering from Thailand

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government is studying the possibility of imposing a Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) for vehicles entering Malaysia from Thailand. Deputy Transport minister Abdul [...]
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Thailand’s tourist arrivals in August fall 11.9pc

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The number of tourists arriving in Thailand in August fell 11.9 per cent from a year earlier after a 10.9 per cent drop in July, Department of Tourism data showed, suggesting [...]
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Thailand: Opposition Supporter ‘Disappeared’

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Thai government should immediately disclose the whereabouts of an opposition supporter arrested by soldiers in Bangkok on September 5, 2014, Human Rights Watch said [...]
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My Turn: Coup in Thailand put military in power

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Concord Monitor | 6:00 AM

Americans by nature are not the most engaged when it comes to following world affairs. At times, earth-shattering events like the plane shot down in Ukraine, the push to [...]
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Thailand must take climate threat seriously: experts

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

The government has been urged to put “climate change” on the national agenda in order to boost the country’s credibility in future international climate [...]
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Thai junta launches raids in search of ‘addicts’ for rehab

Thai junta launches raids in search of ‘addicts’ for rehab

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities launched anti-drug raids across Bangkok Tuesday sending scores of “addicts” to rehabilitation centres after conducting door-to-door urine tests, [...]
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Thai fans urge junta to boot out FA chief

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of football fans have signed a letter urging Thailand’s junta to kick out the nation’s controversial soccer chief, one of the organisers of the [...]
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Japanese man fathers 16th baby via surrogate in Thailand

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

The surrogate employed by Mitsutoki Shigeta has given birth in Chiang Rai, north of Bangkok. Thai police have revealed the man also fathered a child via a surrogate mother in [...]
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US Policy Options Toward Thailand

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CFR | 6:00 AM

In my previous post on the rule of Prayuth Chan-ocha, I noted that, in this “hard coup,” army rule could last a considerably long time – two years, and [...]
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Plastic surgery and medical procedures in Thailand: Why more of us are doing it

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

IF you knew a medical procedure you needed could be done at the same quality but half the price internationally, would you jump on a plane to have it done? It is estimated [...]
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