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Thailand picks team for talks with Muslim rebels

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand will assemble a peace negotiating team by the end of the week to revive talks with Muslim separatists whose insurgency in the south of the country has cost thousands [...]
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Thailand urged to stop locking up children of migrants

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Htee Yaw, a Myanmar migrant living and working in Chiang Mai, reported that police arrested and detained his 17-year-old brother for several weeks, without allowing any [...]
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Thai PM vows reform council to include people from all walks of life

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Thursday set out broad criteria for the selection of a 250-member council to draw up sweeping political reforms and approve a new [...]
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Thailand Is Stable After Coup, general Says

Thailand Is Stable After Coup, general Says

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Cambodia Daily | 6:00 AM

Visiting Thai general Tanasak Patimapragorn on Monday assured Cambodia that his country was stable despite a military coup in May, according to Defense minister Tea Banh. [...]
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Rights debate shelved due to Thai junta pressure

Rights debate shelved due to Thai junta pressure

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai activists on Tuesday accused authorities of tightening their chokehold on freedom of expression after a debate on human rights since the army coup was scrapped following [...]
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Human Rights Groups Allege Supression of Freedoms in Thailand

Human Rights Groups Allege Supression of Freedoms in Thailand

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military and police have suppressed the release of an independent report assessing human rights in the kingdom during the first 100 days of the latest coup. [...]
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IOGT International chooses Thailand for first Asian Congress

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Eturbo News | 6:00 AM

The IOGT International has chosen Thailand as the venue of its first congress in Asia, to be held in the beach resort of Cha-Am between 26 – 31 October, 2014. Over 300 [...]
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Talks with Cambodia renew hope for deal on overlapping claims area in gulf, electricity cooperation on the cards

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

The Energy Ministry will hold discussions with Cambodia about cooperation in electricity and the overlapping petroleum-claims area in the Gulf of Thailand during the current [...]
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News Guide: Thailand’s surrogacy scandals and laws

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A string of recent scandals has lifted a lid on Thailand’s largely unregulated commercial surrogacy industry, which has been around for over a decade. Here’s a [...]
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UN voices ‘serious concern’ on human rights in Thailand

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United Nations said Wednesday it was “seriously concerned” about growing restrictions on human rights activists in Thailand after a string of curbs on freedom [...]
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Go For the Food: Famous noodles in Bangkok

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

With its fluorescent bulbs and cafeteria-style tables, the Bangkok restaurant Raan Jay Fai wouldn’t win any awards for interior decorating. But that hasn’t [...]
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Surrogate offers clues into man with 16 babies

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but [...]
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9 steps a Japanese man took to 16 surrogate babies

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Police say Japanese businessperson Mitsutoki Shigeta followed nine key steps on his path to fathering 16 surrogate babies in Thailand, born starting in June 2013. It’s [...]
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British activist goes on trial in Thailand for defamation

British activist goes on trial in Thailand for defamation

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The defamation trial of a British activist began Tuesday in Bangkok after he co-authored a report alleging widespread labour abuses in Thailand’s food industry, a prime [...]
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Rights group: Thousands of child refugees held in Thailand

Rights group: Thousands of child refugees held in Thailand

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Thousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and [...]
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