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THAILAND PRESS-Industry body urges government to accelerate public spending-The Nation

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has urged the government to accelerate public spending following poor budget-disbursement performance in the first fiscal quarter of [...]
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Supreme Court nominates Yingluck’s judges

Supreme Court nominates Yingluck’s judges

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The Supreme Court on Tuesday nominated nine judges to decide the fate of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in criminal proceedings over her government’s [...]
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Lao teens banned from entering Thailand

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Lao authorities have acknowledged Thailand’s decision to ban Lao youth below the age of 18 from entering the Kingdom alone. The move is aimed at combating transnational [...]
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Tata Steel Thailand PCL expects net loss for 2014/15 on weak demand

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Tata Steel Thailand PCL, the Thai unit of India’s Tata Steel Group, said on Wednesday it expected to post a net loss for the fiscal year ending March 2015, hit by [...]
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2 Thais who staged play found guilty of insulting monarchy

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A court in Thailand sentenced two theater activists to two and a half years in prison on Monday on charges of insulting the country’s monarchy. The activists produced a [...]
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Thai pair jailed for more than two years for royal slur in play

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two young Thais accused of defaming the monarchy in a university play were jailed for two and a half years on Monday, as the ruling junta intensifies a crackdown under a [...]
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Thailand’s Central Group earmarks $1bn for expansion

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Central Group, the Thai retailer and economic bellwether, will invest more than $1bn in an effort to fend off political strife back home and tap Asian consumers both in the [...]
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Thailand’s Rule by Force

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | VNews | 6:00 AM

Nine months after staging a coup against a democratically elected government, Thailand’s military has little to show for it. The economy is stagnant, one of the worst [...]
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Thailand promotes lesser-known areas to returning tourists

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand wants Taiwanese travellers who have visited before to come back for more in-depth trips by promoting lesser-known destinations within the country. Thailand saw 24.7 [...]
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Human rights groups slam jailing of two Thai students for ‘royal insult’ in university play

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Human rights groups have condemned the jailing of two Thai students found guilty of defaming the monarchy in a university play. Patiwat Saraiyaem, 23, and Porntip Mankong, [...]
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Two Thais await sentence for ‘insulting’ royals in play

24-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two young Thais accused of defaming the monarchy in a university play were jailed for two and a half years on Monday, as the ruling junta intensifies a crackdown under a [...]
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Thai police detain three demonstrators in Bangkok

Thai police detain three demonstrators in Bangkok

24-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai police detained three demonstrators on Sunday after they called for a public forum to exchange ideas with the ruling military junta, in the latest move against freedom [...]
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IRCTC SCR Zone launches Thailand tour package

24-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

Buoyed by the success of their rail tour packages, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) under South Central Railway Zone has announced its maiden outbound [...]
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We Flew To A Thailand Hill Tribe To Learn How The Top 1pct Coffee In The World Was Made

24-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Smart Local | 6:00 AM

About Doi Chaang Coffee Doi Chaang Coffee originates from Doi Chang, Chiang Rai, a province in northern Thailand. The hill tribe residing there has been harvesting coffee [...]
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Thailand has an aircraft carrier with no aircraft

24-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Thai Visa | 6:00 AM

For a brief period in the late 1990s, Thailand was the only country in southeast Asia that possessed one of the ultimate symbols of military strength: an aircraft carrier. [...]
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