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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to meet Prayuth in Thailand

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and co-founder of Facebook, will visit Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in Thailand later this month. Deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak said [...]
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Thailand aims to be become a developed country within 20 years

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Spilled my coffee by just reading the title, couldn’t dare reading the article. The usual nonsense, of course. But we need submarines for $1 billion, which are much [...]
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Taiwan asks Thailand to reciprocate visa-free entry

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

VISA-FREE ENTRY will attract more Taiwanese tourists and investors to Thailand, says Chen-Yuan Tung, a representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Thailand. [...]
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Aksem foils father and son attempt to smuggle subsidised cooking oil into Thailand

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysia Border Security Agency (Aksem) had foiled an attempt by a Thai man and his father to smuggle out 1,234 kilogram of subsidised cooking oil Wednesday. The duo was [...]
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Thailand Prepares to Say Farewell to ‘The People’s King’ His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Chiangrai Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand is putting the finishing touches this month to a lavish five-day funeral ceremony in a final goodbye to its late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who helped shape the [...]
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Thailand has long list of aid for Rakhine

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Mmtimes | 6:00 AM

As a close neighbour of Myanmar, Thailand has provided humanitarian assistance both in cash and kind to affected villagers in northern Rakhine State as well as to Cox’s [...]
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One year after King’s death, Thais prepare for final goodbye

One year after King’s death, Thais prepare for final goodbye

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Monks led sombre ceremonies across Thailand Friday to mark one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as the grieving nation prepares to bid a final farewell to the [...]
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Sinar Mas seals MoU with Canaan to supply palm oil products to Thailand

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

PT Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Canaan Enterprise Company Ltd to boost shipment of derivative products of crude palm [...]
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Eying Thailand’s graying population, Japanese firms expand products and services for elderly

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

A leading wheelchair maker and a hospital operator from Japan are seeking to expand in Thailand with an eye on products and services for the elderly as the Southeast Asian [...]
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Managing the US-Thailand Alliance in the Trump Era

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

After Prayut’s White House visit, the hard work of alliance management remains. Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s White House visit earlier this month was [...]
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Thailand bans smoking on 20 popular tourist beaches

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Those caught lighting up could face a year’s imprisonment as the government seeks to end pollution and drain damage on Thai beaches caused by discarded cigarette butts [...]
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Thailand’s Saha Group sees sales recovery in 2018 as economy picks up

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s top consumer goods manufacturer Saha Group expects sales to improve next year as government spending drives growth in Southeast Asia’s second-largest [...]
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Shinwa eyes more investment in Thailand

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Japanese developer Shinwa Group plans to expand its investment in the building and construction industry in Thailand soon after the successful launch of its first condominium [...]
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Thai property tech startup Hipflat raises funding from Japan’s Aucfan, will introduce new products

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Hipflat will be Aucfan’s first investment in Thailand and in the real estate marketplace sector Bangkok-based real estate marketplace Hipflat announced today that it [...]
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Thai junta chief vows elections in November 2018

Thai junta chief vows elections in November 2018

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta chief said Tuesday the country would hold elections in November 2018, more than four years after the military seized power and imposed a blanket ban on [...]
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