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Thailand summons US diplomat over critical remarks

Thailand summons US diplomat over critical remarks

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government summoned the US charge d’affairs for talks on Wednesday after a top US diplomat roiled the junta during a visit by calling for an [...]
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Thai Airways to slash staff, routes, reports paper

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Struggling flag carrier Thai Airways International will undergo a restructuring plan, including a reduction of the airline’s staffing by 5,000 and cancellation of its [...]
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Thailand warns US to mind its own business over politics

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand warned the United States against meddling in its political affairs on Wednesday, saying many Thais had been hurt by the remarks of a visiting US envoy who took a [...]
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Thailand tries to unload mountain of rice amid world glut

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

In a nondescript building outside Bangkok, along the murky Chao Phraya River, the government is preparing to unload a mountain of rice on an already oversupplied world. And [...]
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Poll: US doesn’t understand Thailand

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

A majority of Thais feel the United States does not understand the political situation in Thailand, according to the result of Suan Dusit Poll published Thursday. The poll, [...]
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Ex-Thai PM’s Party Promises Calm Following Indictment

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s Puea Thai Party vowed on Monday it would not retaliate against a five-year political ban imposed on the ousted leader, [...]
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Thailand coup: US envoy urges ‘more inclusive’ politics

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The most senior US envoy for East Asia has called for a “more inclusive political process” in Thailand, as he made the most high-level US visit to the country [...]
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Thailand mulls jail term for unlicensed drone pilots

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The transport ministry in Thailand is seeking to ban all unlicensed drone flights, including flights by individuals, local media reports. Those caught flying drones [...]
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Thailand Plans Major Infrastructure Upgrade

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military-backed government is looking to boost the country’s ailing economy with a more than $100 billion infrastructure spending programme that [...]
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English trio confirmed to join Thailand Classic field

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Three English players will take part in next month’s Thailand Classic at Black Mountain Golf Club in Hua Hin, organisers said yesterday. The trio are Tommy Fleetwood, [...]
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Thailand to launch physical gold exchange

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bulliondesk | 6:00 AM

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is preparing to launch the country’s first physical gold exchange, subject to approval from the relevant authorities, it confirmed [...]
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Thailand Tourism Forum: Thailand registers record year end growth

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Eturbo News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s tourism industry has turned the corner after a very difficult 2014, bouncing back in the fourth quarter with strong growth, according to data released [...]
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Thai ‘Red Shirt’ leader sentenced to two years in jail

Thai ‘Red Shirt’ leader sentenced to two years in jail

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai court Wednesday sentenced a leader of the opposition Red Shirt movement to two years in prison for defaming a former premier, in a move analysts said was the latest [...]
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US Envoy Urges Thailand to Lift Martial Law

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The most senior United States diplomat to visit Thailand since the military seized power in May called on Monday for the lifting of martial law and delivered harsh words to [...]
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Budget airlines have 44pct of market

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The sky is the limit for low-cost carriers (LCCs) that have made their presence felt even more deeply in Thailand. No-frills carriers have been aggressively expanding their [...]
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