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Thailand prime minister to visit White House on October 3

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump will meet with Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha at the White House on October 3, the White House said in a statement. “The President and [...]
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Thai junta says police helped Yingluck escape

Thai junta says police helped Yingluck escape

26-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s deputy junta leader has accused three police officers of helping sneak ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra out of the country last month, a vanishing act [...]
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Japan, China compete for influence in Thailand

26-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Tokyo’s huge trade mission to Bangkok highlights contest for economic weight. A RECENT massive Japanese trade mission to Thailand involving 570 investors and a senior [...]
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Thai junta leader, backers fuel suspicions of plans to stay in power

26-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In his dark suit, Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha cut an incongruous figure guiding a rice tractor across a muddy paddy field in front of cameras and watching villagers. [...]
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Thailand holds Taiwanese on telecoms fraud charges

26-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Friday arrested three Taiwanese in Nakhon Ratchasima Province (Khorat Province) on suspicion of involvement in telecoms fraud, Thai police officials said. The [...]
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Thailand Needs to Stop Inhumane Navy ‘Push-Backs’

25-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Hrw | 6:00 AM

World leaders meeting at the United Nations in New York this week will address the Myanmar government’s ethnic cleansing campaign against its Rohingya population. [...]
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Thailand’s Relevance for India’s Act East Policy

25-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Over the past two decades, India has strengthened its outreach towards Southeast Asia, in both economic and strategic spheres. Asean has become India’s fourth largest [...]
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Thailand police arrest 34-year-old Nigerian drug dealer

25-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Dailypost | 6:00 AM

Thailand security operatives have arrested a Nigerian man, Charles Ndubuisi Umemma for obtaining and possessing narcotic called “ice” with intent to sell and send [...]
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China’s Huawei put forward digital transformation plans for Thailand

25-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese tech giant Huawei has put forward digital transformation plans for 10 major industries, such as city management, energy, agriculture and education, for Thailand in a [...]
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Thailand’s TOA Paint IPO to raise up to $368 million

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

TOA Paint Plc (Thailand), the country’s largest paint producer, said on Thursday its initial public offering later this month is expected to raise up to 12.2 billion [...]
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Thailand Pivots Digital Strategies and Seeks to Grow Tech Sector with an Impact on GDP

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Thailand is rolling out a digitally-fueled effort to enhance its economy and boost competitiveness. The current aim for the nation is to become Southeast Asia’s leader [...]
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Four rangers killed by bomb in rebel-hit Thai south

Four rangers killed by bomb in rebel-hit Thai south

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

Four Thai army rangers were killed Friday when a roadside bomb tore through their truck as they were securing a road for teachers, an army official said, the latest carnage [...]
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Roadside bomb kills four in Thailand’s troubled southsecurity official

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

A roadside bomb planted by suspected Muslim insurgents killed four army rangers and wounded six, including a civilian, in southern Thailand on Friday, a security official [...]
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Thailand signs, ratifies anti-nukes treaty at UN

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand joining the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been signed and ratified by minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in New York. The signing [...]
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What’s in the New Russia-Thailand Military Pact?

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A new defense pact inked by the two sides deserves attention despite the few details that have emerged publicly so far. Last week, reports surfaced that Russia and Thailand [...]
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