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Thailand Is Losing the Fight Against Human Trafficking

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand is known worldwide as a hotbed for modern slavery, something the Thai government has vowed to fix. But the situation is not getting any better. And in some ways, [...]
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Caught again, Thailand can’t keep wriggling off the hook

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Evidence of ‘slavery’ in the shrimp industry suggests an inability or unwillingness to protect rights by enforcing existing laws Thailand is under an unwelcome [...]
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Thailand to deport Aust pedophile to NZ

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

A 59-year old Australian teacher with dual New Zealand citizenship is to be deported from Thailand following his arrested in the country’s north on suspicion of child [...]
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Thailand, China agree to strengthen trade, investment ties

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Thaivisa | 6:00 AM

Thailand and China have agreed to strengthen ties in trade and investment, while the Chinese have been urged to invest more in the Kingdom, particularly in the focused [...]
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US wants Thailand to again play strong role

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

CONTROVERSIAL DIPLOMAT RUSSEL URGES GOVT TO RESTORE FULL RIGHT OF EXPRESSION THE United States yesterday emphasized its desire to see Thailand “successfully” [...]
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Paedophile teacher Peter Walbran to be deported to New Zealand from Thailand

Paedophile teacher Peter Walbran to be deported to New Zealand from Thailand

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

A convicted paedophile found working as a teacher in Thailand is expected to be deported to New Zealand on Friday, after his arrest for suspected child sex offences. Peter [...]
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Thai Law Criticised After Man Charged for Insulting King’s Dog

Thai Law Criticised After Man Charged for Insulting King’s Dog

19-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Thai military’s use of a law protecting the monarchy from criticism has “reached the absurd” with criminal charges filed against a man for allegedly [...]
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Thailand Keeps Interest Rate Unchanged as Fed Increase Looms

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged for the fifth straight meeting, holding fire before a widely anticipated US Federal Reserve rate increase [...]
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Thailand cremates late Supreme Patriarch, years after his death

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Wednesday cremated the kingdom’s top Buddhist leader more than two years after he died, in a long and elaborate ceremony attended by the Crown Prince. The [...]
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Fed rate hike likely to have small impact on Thailand: deputy PM

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s deputy prime minister said on Thursday the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise US interest rates was likely to have only a small impact on Thailand and [...]
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Family in plea over Briton missing in Thailand

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | BT | 6:00 AM

The family of a British man who has disappeared in Thailand has appealed for help to track him down. Jordan Jacobs, from Lyneham, Wiltshire, was last seen at a restaurant on [...]
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Thailand’s Junta Has Gone to the Dogs

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Thailand is ending the year with a series of disappointments on rights. A factory worker in Thailand was arrested by authorities for defaming the king’s dog on [...]
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Thai court jails woman in ‘secret’ ruling over Facebook posts

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai military court has jailed a woman for over nine years for royal defamation, an official said Wednesday, the latest in a series of harsh sentences to raise concern [...]
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US Tells Thailand a Return to Democracy Would Boost Ties

US Tells Thailand a Return to Democracy Would Boost Ties

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The top US diplomat for East Asian affairs said he told Thailand’s leaders Wednesday that democracy must be restored in the country for relations to flourish between [...]
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Washington Presses Thailand to Restore Civilian Rule

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

In bilateral talks between Thailand and the United States, largely focused on strengthening cooperation and business ties, a senior US state department official pressed [...]
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