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Thailand in a strange state, as countdown to AEC looms

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Nationmulti Media | 6:00 AM

Thailand is, arguably, the country with with best geographic location in the Asean Economic Community that will be set up in the not-too-distant future. In addition, the [...]
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Australian auto parts firms eye opportunity in Thailand

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Nationmulti Media | 6:00 AM

Australian component-parts manufacturers for the automobile industry are moving to Thailand while the National Council for Peace and Order’s policy to boost the rule of [...]
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A Yellow Shirt Leader Says the Thai Coup Was Planned in 2010

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Planning for Thailand’s latest military coup began four years ago, according to the leader of antigovernment demonstrations that paralysed Bangkok for six months and [...]
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Junta targets crime to clean up Thailand’s image

Junta targets crime to clean up Thailand’s image

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:37 AM

Thailand’s new ruling junta doesn’t like the way the country is portrayed in the movies as a haven for drugs, thugs, lawlessness and ladies of the night. [...]
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US blacklists Thailand, Malaysia over trafficking

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Failure to meet minimum standards in fighting human trafficking has landed Thailand and Malaysia on a State Department blacklist, a move that could strain relations with two [...]
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US shames Malaysia, Thailand for human trafficking

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

After years of warnings, the United States on Friday named and shamed Thailand, Malaysia and Venezuela dumping them at the bottom of a list of countries accused of failing to [...]
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[EXCLUSIVE] Thai Grad Sacrifices Good-Paying Job To Help Rural Communities

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Vulcan Post | 6:00 AM

Not everyone can fly to the United States for an MBA programme, return home after 2 years, earn a comfortable wage of 50,000 baht (about S$2,000) a month with a prestigious [...]
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Thailand Gets Lowest Rating in Human-Trafficking Report

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Obama administration downgraded Thailand and Malaysia to the lowest possible rating in an annual report on combating modern slavery while lifting China and Sudan from [...]
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Thailand: Grim outlook for human rights after a month of martial law

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

There appears to be no end in sight to violations of a range of human rights one month after martial law was declared in Thailand, Amnesty International warned today. Since [...]
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Thailand again tops regional rankings

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thai listed companies maintained their foothold as the best performer in corporate governance (CG) against five Asean peers, with an average score of 75.39 points for [...]
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AP Exclusive: Thai dissident: keep junta honest

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The jailed activist who helped organise protests against last month’s military takeover in Thailand has some advice for his followers: The coup is an accomplished fact, [...]
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Thailand junta tries to silence its critics to protect the king

Thailand junta tries to silence its critics to protect the king

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

In the past month, since the Thai military overthrew the elected government of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in the 19th coup since Thailand abolished its absolute [...]
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EU may delay signing pact with Thailand

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Phuket Gazette | 6:00 AM

The European Union has decided it will delay signing an agreement on closer economic and political ties with Thailand and is demanding a swift return to democracy, a draft [...]
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AP Exclusive: Thai dissident: keep junta honest

AP Exclusive: Thai dissident: keep junta honest

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The jailed activist who helped organise protests against last month’s military takeover in Thailand has some advice for his followers: The coup is an accomplished fact, [...]
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ING committed to Thailand

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

No question, Thailand’s ongoing political soap opera has taken a toll on the economy over the past year, as policy risks have led companies and consumers alike to sit [...]
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