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India a great partner for future: Thailand deputy PM Somkid Jatusripitak

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Seeking investments in areas like hi-tech industries and automobile, Thailand today said it considers India as a great partner for the future. Deputy prime minister of [...]
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Thailand’s new king shows his strength

Thailand’s new king shows his strength

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

From requiring constitutional changes to pushing for unity in the divided country and reshaping the royal household, Thailand’s new king is putting an assertive stamp [...]
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US admiral’s visit to Thailand shows signs of Trump’s new approach

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

The arrival this week of the top US military commander in East Asia is being taken here as just one more sign of how President Trump is upending diplomacy and putting his own [...]
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Thai police seize nearly 1 million meth pills headed for Sg Golok

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thai police seized nearly one million methamphetamine pills from a house in southern Thailand, and arrested four suspected drug couriers. The suspects – two men and two [...]
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Korea, Thailand Lure Bond Flows Amid Current Account Surpluses

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When it comes to Asian bonds right now, getting the highest yield doesn’t seem to be the top priority. As investors pile back into emerging debt, the two nations luring [...]
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Some 3600 US Personnel to Participate in Joint Exercise in Thailand

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Approximately 3,600 US personnel will take part in an annual multinational exercise Cobra Gold (CG), co-sponsored by the United States and Thailand, the US Army said in a [...]
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Thailand seeks India’s partnership in pharma, bio-tech

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Hindu Business Line | 6:00 AM

Thailand is seeking India’s cooperation in a number of sectors, such as aerospace, automation, medical devices, pharmaceutical, bio-technology and IT/ITes, as it [...]
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US, Thailand to Launch 2017 Cobra Gold Military Exercises

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Asia’s largest multinational drill will kick off on February 14. On Tuesday, the United States and Thailand will kick off the 2017 iteration of the annual Cobra Gold [...]
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Trump and the US-Thailand Alliance

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The new chapter some are hoping for may not read the way Bangkok would like it to. For US military officials, the annual Cobra Gold military exercise – Asia’s [...]
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Thailand hands out prenatal vitamins for Valentine’s Day

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Thai government is handing out pills it calls “very magical vitamins” to prospective mothers to boost the [...]
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This company makes food packaging out of bamboo to cut down on trash

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Universal Biopack makes packaging that it sells to restaurants and manufacturers. But rather than plastic, it uses a mixture of bamboo and cassava, crops that are widely [...]
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More than 90pct of Internet Users in Thailand Use Smartphones to Go Online

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Emarketer | 6:00 AM

Smartphones are increasingly the dominant means of internet access and online activity in Thailand. The country’s smartphone users are among the most active in [...]
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Thailand extends tourist-friendly visa policies till late August

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

Visitors with Chinese passports can head directly to Thailand without having to apply for a visa, as the Thai government extends a visa policy that was to expire on February [...]
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Thailand’s economic outlook dims on fewer low-budget Chinese tourists

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | China Daily | 6:00 AM

Thailand is nursing a slide in Chinese holidaymakers after cracking down on low-budget tours from the world’s most-populous country, muddying the Southeast Asian [...]
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Thailand seeks investments from India in biotech, electronics

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Business-Standard | 6:00 AM

Seeking investments from India in areas like automation, smart electronics and biotech, Thailand Board of Investment has said that the country provides tax holidays and an [...]
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