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Qatar-Thailand trade grows despite siege

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Peninsula Qatar | 6:00 AM

The total trade volume between Thailand and Qatar is expected to grow this year despite the current siege, says Thailand Ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum. Speaking at the [...]
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Floods kill 15 in southern Thailand

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

Most of southern Thailand has been declared a disaster area after flash floods killed 15 people in the past two weeks. All of the victims drowned, according to [...]
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Thailand pushes for high-speed rail link with China to be used for freight

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The first phase of a delayed high-speed rail link between China and Thailand is back on track after its environmental impact assessment was approved but now doubts have been [...]
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Thai court jails man for 27 years over Bangkok hospital bomb

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai court sentenced a 62-year-old man to 27 years in prison on Wednesday for planting a bomb at a Bangkok hospital that wounded 21 people. The explosion hit the [...]
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Thailand speedboat deaths ‘could have been prevented’

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The deaths of two Britons in a Thai boat crash could “have been prevented”, the husband of one has said. Monica O’Connor, 28, and Jason Parnell, 46, drowned [...]
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Thailand flood death toll hits 15

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fifteen people have died and one million have been affected by flooding in Thailand’s deep south, authorities said Tuesday (December 5). The monsoon rains that started [...]
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Thailand approves environmental impact assessment for Thailand-China railway

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Thailand approves the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of Thailand-China railway, paving the way for the start of construction of the first 3.5-km section this month. [...]
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Tensions set to rise in Thailand as military leaders hang on to power

Tensions set to rise in Thailand as military leaders hang on to power

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

After the most recent cabinet reshuffle produced the fifth line-up of prime minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha’s government, it is clear the military intends to stay in power [...]
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‘Thailand to cultivate late king’s fraternity with Korea’

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:00 AM

The Royal Thai Embassy on Friday marked Father’s Day, a national celebration of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday. Thai citizens from all walks of life [...]
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Thailand cracks down on rogue monks

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has launched a nationwide crackdown on rogue monks who indulge in sex, scams, transvestism and politics. Police lieutenant [...]
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Relief aid and assistance rushed to flood victims in Nakhon Si Thammarat

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NNT | 6:00 AM

Relief aid and urgent assistance have been rushed to flood victims in southern Nakhon Si Thammarat. Governor Chamroen Thippayapongtada led a team of local officials on [...]
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Thailand authorities warn of tough legal action to back ban on alcohol in public parks

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department has warned that it will take tough legal action against those who violate a ban on alcohol drinking [...]
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Thailand cracks down on rogue monks who indulge in sex, scams, transvestism

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has launched a nationwide crackdown on rogue monks who indulge in sex, scams, transvestism and politics. Police lieutenant [...]
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Israeli sentenced to death in Thailand for murdering fellow expat

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Timesofisrael | 6:00 AM

A court in Thailand Thursday sentenced to death an Israeli former police informant who admitted to murdering another Israeli man in a fit of jealousy. Shimon Biton, 50, who [...]
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Xiaomi enters Thailand amid plans for 2000 stores globally

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

In November, Thai buyers thronging Bangkok’s Seacon Square Bangkae shopping mall were surprised to find a handset store with a logo they had never seen before – [...]
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