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Burma in talks on visa exemptions with Thailand

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Elevenmyanmar | 6:00 AM

Myanmar and Thai officials are in talks on visa exemptions for Myanmar nationals visiting the kingdom, but Thai officials are reluctant to do so over concerns that this could [...]
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A Thai vocabulary for Thailand’s democratisation

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

The new cabinet has taken office. Its responsibilities are heavy and historic. The prime minister and his colleagues must stimulate the economy, introduce democratic reforms, [...]
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Thailand’s PTT May Team With Saudi Aramco on Vietnam Refinery

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company, Saudi Aramco, may team up with Thailand’s largest oil and gas conglomerate, PTT PTT.TH -0.56 percent PLC, to develop an [...]
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Children of migrant detainees not mistreated: Thailand

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

In an interview with Channel NewsAsia on Friday (Sep 12), Thai authorities rejected claims made by an international human rights group that it is mistreating thousands of [...]
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Gunmen kill four in troubled Thai south

Gunmen kill four in troubled Thai south

13-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 3:49 PM

Gunmen stormed a government office in southern Thailand on Thursday, killing four people in an attack police blamed on Muslim separatists whose low-level insurgency has [...]
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Thai PM to visit Burma on first official trip

Thai PM to visit Burma on first official trip

13-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 3:18 PM

Thailand’s coup leader and premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha will visit Myanmar on his first official overseas trip, an official said Friday, as the junta seeks to strengthen [...]
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Is Thailand really losing Russian arrivals?

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 6:00 AM

The war of words turned out to be fierce enough for all sides to forget about the main topic: the decrease in Russian arrivals and thus in the revenue of the Thai tourism [...]
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The need to talk peace

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Following more than a year of silence, the military authorities are providing a glimmer of hope with moves to revive talks with the separatists fomenting violence in the deep [...]
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Thailand junta launches anti-drug raids across Bangkok

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Thai authorities launched anti-drug raids across Bangkok on Tuesday sending scores of “addicts” to rehabilitation centres after conducting door-to-door urine [...]
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Thailand must take climate threat seriously: experts

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

THE GOVERNMENT has been urged to put “climate change” on the national agenda in order to boost the country’s credibility in future international climate [...]
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Thailand surrogacy scandal: Doctor who owns IVF clinic reports to police, denies allegations

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The owner of the clinic at the centre of a surrogacy scandal in Thailand reported to the police on Tuesday but denied all the allegations against him. Pisit Tantiwattanakul, [...]
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Malaysian government mulling over charges for vehicles entering from Thailand

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government is studying the possibility of imposing a Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) for vehicles entering Malaysia from Thailand. Deputy Transport minister Abdul [...]
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Thailand’s tourist arrivals in August fall 11.9pc

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

The number of tourists arriving in Thailand in August fell 11.9 per cent from a year earlier after a 10.9 per cent drop in July, Department of Tourism data showed, suggesting [...]
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Thailand: Opposition Supporter ‘Disappeared’

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Thai government should immediately disclose the whereabouts of an opposition supporter arrested by soldiers in Bangkok on September 5, 2014, Human Rights Watch said [...]
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My Turn: Coup in Thailand put military in power

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Concord Monitor | 6:00 AM

Americans by nature are not the most engaged when it comes to following world affairs. At times, earth-shattering events like the plane shot down in Ukraine, the push to [...]
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