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Thai tourism body says it opposes ‘sex tourism’

02-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s tourism body has said in a statement that it “strongly opposes any form of sex tourism” as it hopes to welcome a record number of holiday-makers [...]
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Thai PM says elections to be held no later than February next year

Thai PM says elections to be held no later than February next year

01-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta chief said Tuesday that long-promised elections would now take place no later than February 2019, three months later than the deadline he previously [...]
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Why the Derailing of the Japan-Thailand Train Deal Makes Sense

01-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The recent failure of both sides to reach agreement is not all that surprising upon careful examination. Japan’s diplomatic ambition to compete with China in [...]
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Thailand government and World Bank join hands to promote IoT awareness

01-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Opengovasia | 6:00 AM

DEPA is responsible for setting up the IoT institute in the Eastern Economic Corridor Digital Park. According to a report in the Bangkok Post, DEPA is also seeking to form an [...]
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Thailand arrests 10 Russians who ran sex training course in Pattaya

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Monday arrested a group of 10 Russians who were running a sex training class for their compatriots in the seaside town of Pattaya, and have charged them with [...]
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Fund managers in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand to have wider access to retail investors

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Regulators from Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance the Asean Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) Framework, which allows fund [...]
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CorrectedThailand arrests 10 Russians who ran sex training course in Pattaya

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Monday arrested a group of 10 Russians who were running a sex training class for their compatriots in the seaside town of Pattaya, and have charged them with [...]
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Thailand government and World Bank join hands to promote IoT awareness

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Opengov Asia | 6:00 AM

DEPA is responsible for setting up the IoT institute in the Eastern Economic Corridor Digital Park. According to a report in the Bangkok Post, DEPA is also seeking to form an [...]
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High-speed rail linking 3 airports in Thailand wins committee approval

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A 200 billion baht (US$6.4 billion) high-speed rail project linking three key airports in Thailand has been approved by a high-level committee led by prime minister [...]
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New political parties to take first steps to contest elections in Thailand

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

More than 100 new political parties are expected to launch within weeks in Thailand after registration opens on Friday (March 2). It will be the first time since the military [...]
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Thai fintech startup StockRadars allows users to duplicate trades executed by expert stock traders; to raise $12M via ICO

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The social trading startup has also partnered with LINE Thailand to enable users to buy and sell stocks inside the chat platform Thai stock trading and analytics startup [...]
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Man arrested over illegal passage into Thailand

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:00 AM

Anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection police in Banteay Meanchey province on Saturday arrested a man accused of brokering illegal migration into Thailand for [...]
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Thai activists in Pinocchio masks call junta leader ‘liar’

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of pro-democracy activists in Thailand wore cartoon masks portraying the country’s junta leader with a long nose on Saturday, calling him a “liar” [...]
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Chambers: Thailand Military Junta Wants Elections In Order To Strengthen Grip On Power

26-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Kgou.org | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s prime minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, has called for elections several times since he took power following a military coup in 2014. And he has found a way to [...]
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Japanese Man Wins Legal Right to 13 Children Born in Thailand

26-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Children were taken into Thai state care in 2014 but will now move to Japan with father A wealthy Japanese man at the centre of a “baby factory” scandal in [...]
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