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Thai construction tycoon accused of poaching leopard

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai construction tycoon has been arrested for poaching in a protected wildlife sanctuary, police said Tuesday, as photos of hunting equipment and animal carcasses [...]
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Thai rights news conference called off after police warning

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A news conference by a Thai rights group was called off on Tuesday following a police warning not to hold the event or risk violating a junta ban on public gatherings. [...]
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Indonesia to take part in Thailand’s international travel fair

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Indonesia would open a tourism promotion exhibit in Thailand’s landmark international travel fair held in Bangkok from February 7 to 11, an Indonesia tourism ministry [...]
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Thailand’s biggest wind power generator plans solar, hydro expansion

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s biggest wind power generator, Wind Energy Holdings (WEH), plans to invest into other sources of electricity including solar, hydro and biomass to back up its [...]
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Thailand’s future submarines to have a mix of Chinese, western weapons

05-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN’s) planned fleet of S26T submarines is likely to feature a mix of combat and platform systems from Chinese and western suppliers across [...]
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The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Polls are once again set to be postponed, delaying the country’s return to civilian, democratic rule. Promises from Thailand’s ruling junta to return the country [...]
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Thai teens handed years-long sentences for burning royal portraits

02-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Five Thai teens and a 20-year-old were sentenced to between nearly 3.5 and 11.5 years in prison Wednesday for setting fire to royal portraits, their lawyers said. Thailand [...]
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Thailand charges eight activists as public frustration at junta grows

02-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Wednesday charged eight activists of a civil rights group with violating the military government’s ban on public gatherings, after it kicked off a [...]
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Thailand: End escalating crackdown on peaceful protests

02-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

The Thai military government must end its far-reaching crackdown on peaceful demonstrations, Amnesty International said today as nine activistsincluding the first person [...]
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Thailand bans smoking on 24 popular beaches

02-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A smoking ban will come into effect at 24 Thailand’s most popular beaches across 15 provinces on February1. According to the regulation promulgated by the Ministry of [...]
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Shell sells Thailand stake for $750 million

02-Feb-2018 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday it is selling its stake in an offshore Thailand field for $750 million. Shell will unload its 22.22 percent interest in the Bongkot field to [...]
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Thailand to allow Malaysian police to question arrested drug smugglers

01-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) is willing to let its Malaysian counterpart interrogate suspected syndicate members caught in this country while trying to [...]
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Thailand parliament to deliberate Eastern Economic Corridor Draft Act

01-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Thai deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak has said that the draft act for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will soon be deliberated by the National Legislative [...]
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The Dangerous Buddhist Card in Thailand’s New Constitution

31-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The ruling junta’s use of religion to boost its legitimacy brings risks for the country. While the new 2017 Thailand Constitution still supports Buddhism and other [...]
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Thai woman who fled royal insult law decries targeting of activists

Thai woman who fled royal insult law decries targeting of activists

31-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai activist who fled the country to avoid a royal insult case over sharing a BBC article on Facebook Monday attacked the junta for using the legislation to target [...]
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