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Thai PM orders media to stop ‘presenting news’ on Thaksin

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta leader on Monday threatened to tighten controls of the media unless they stop “presenting news” about former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, [...]
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Thailand weighing up police conscription

Thailand weighing up police conscription

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand is mulling the re-introduction of police conscription, a spokesman said Monday, as the much-maligned and poorly paid force looks to boost its ranks by several [...]
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Thailand: Hannah Witheridge and David Miller Murder Suspects Accuse Police of Torture

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The families of the two Myanmar men charged with the murder of two British tourists have ordered an investigation into claims they were tortured by Thai police, according to [...]
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Thailand adapts well to disasters, but mitigation?

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Adaptation and mitigation” is a phrase we are hearing more and more often following natural disasters linked with climate change. And it’s true that humans rule [...]
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Protecting Thailand from the hazards of international arbitration

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has said Thailand is in urgent need of an arbitration law to facilitate settlements between Thai and foreign companies, so as to [...]
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Thailand arms village volunteers to end southern insurgency

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Thai army has announced plans to set up a makeshift new administration centre in the conflict-ridden Deep South. The plan involves arming thousands of defence volunteers [...]
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Japanese firms very interested in Thailand’s key sectors

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Many Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises have shown a strong interest in doing business in Thailand, in particular in the service and industrial-support sector, [...]
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Singapore-Thailand joint venture NokScoot cleared for take-off

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

NokScoot – a joint venture between Thailand’s Nok Air and Singapore’s Scoot – has officially received its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from [...]
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Yingluck back in Thailand

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her son Supasek Amornchat returned to Thailand on Sunday morning from China, reports said. Ms Yingluck and her son left for [...]
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Thailand boosts security in restive south

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Business-Standard. | 6:00 AM

Security was beefed up in Thailand’s Muslim-dominated southern border province of Pattani following separate bomb attacks at four places recently. The Friday attacks in [...]
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Puppet festival kicks off in Thailand

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNTV | 6:00 AM

More than 160 troupes of puppeteers from around the world took part in the opening ceremony of the Harmony World Puppet Carnival in Thailand on Saturday. There were more than [...]
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Thailand promises peace ‘within a year’ in insurgency-hit south

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government vowed on Monday to bring peace to the Muslim-dominated south within a year, despite stalled peace talks aimed at ending an insurgency [...]
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Visible but slow pace of economic recovery in third quarter: BOT

03-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy in the third quarter is recovering, but at a slow pace, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) said, adding the recovery does not cover all economic sectors. The [...]
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Thailand’s Domestic Consumption Rises Modestly

03-Nov-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Thailand showed a modest improvement in domestic consumption and demand for imports in September, but weak exports hurt private investment and factory output, the Bank of [...]
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Thailand’s Junta Leader Has Millions in Cash, Cars, Luxury Goods

Thailand’s Junta Leader Has Millions in Cash, Cars, Luxury Goods

03-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha has assets of more than 102 million baht ($3.1 million), more than half of it in cash bank deposits, according to figures [...]
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