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Army Chief Links Hospital Bombing to Recent Bangkok Attacks

24-May-2017 Intellasia | khaosodenglish | 6:00 AM

A bomb attack at a military-owned hospital in Bangkok injured at least 42 people and is linked with two similar bombings in the past two months, the army chief announced [...]
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Extra tax perks mulled for having more kids

24-May-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The finance ministry is considering additional tax incentives to encourage people to have more children as Thailand becomes an ageing society, according to a source familiar [...]
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Yingluck demands reform from junta (don’t laugh)

24-May-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Re: “Don’t waste coup reform country, Yingluck tells junta”, The Nation, yesterday. Yingluck trying to tell Khun Prayut how to run the country… Lol. [...]
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Coup robbed the country of opportunities: academics

24-May-2017 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Thailand would likely have performed much better had the National Council for Peace and Order not seized power and taken authoritarian control of the Kingdom during the past [...]
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Thailand reassures foreigners following Bangkok hospital attack

24-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s foreign ministry on Tuesday reassured the international community that the country would increase security at sensitive locations a day after a bomb exploded [...]
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Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

24-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A human rights watchdog condemned the bombing of a Thai hospital that wounded more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup, saying the blast was an [...]
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Thai political parties say junta has achieved little in three years

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Asian Correspondent | 6:00 AM

ON THE EVE of three years in government, the country’s military junta has been criticised by Thailand’s two major political parties for its failure to achieve any [...]
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Three years after coup, junta is deeply embedded in Thai life

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

On Friday evenings in Thailand, sandwiched between the evening news and a popular soap opera, is a prime-time program that has been running for three years, or ever since the [...]
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Three years after coup, rural Thais yearn for democracy

Three years after coup, rural Thais yearn for democracy

23-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three years after their latest coup, Thailand’s arch-royalist military is firmly dug-in. Dissent is banned, a junta-appointed legislature makes the law — and [...]
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Thailand backs off threat to block Facebook over content

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Appsforpc Daily | 6:00 AM

The monarch was seen walking around the shopping centre while wearing a crop top in video which has angered Thai authorities In an emailed statement to Global News, Facebook [...]
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New generation of insurgents could see renewed violence in Thailand’s south

22-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s insurgency-plagued province of Pattani, hit by twin bombings last week that injured 61 people, is seeing signs of restlessness amongst the younger generation [...]
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Construction of China-Thailand railway will begin later this year, ‘for sure’

22-May-2017 Intellasia | Shanghaiist | 6:00 AM

Work on the long-awaited China-Thailand railway will start sometime later this year. Seriously. For sure, this time. Earlier this week, Thailand’s Permanent Secretary [...]
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After 10-year gap, Thai lotuses bloom again

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The sea of lotuses in Khao Sam Roi Yot national park, three hours south of Bangkok, is a show-stopping feat of nature that has tourists pouring into the area For the first [...]
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Indonesia promises Thailand haze-free year

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia on Thursday promised Thailand and other neighbours a haze-free year, saying new measures to combat forest fires should stop the polluting smoke wafting across [...]
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Danny Glass charged over Thailand scooter death

19-May-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The boyfriend of a pregnant woman killed in a scooter accident in Thailand is to be charged over her death, police in the country have said. The scooter Danny Glass was [...]
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