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Australian journalist Alan Morison facing jail in Thailand, calls for help from Abbott government

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

AN AUSTRALIAN journalist facing a lengthy jail-term in Thailand for reprinting part of a controversial but award-winning article on the country’s people smuggling [...]
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Thailand to hold next round of RCEP meet in February

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

RCEP, a grouping of 16 nations, including India, China and Australia, will meet next month in Thailand to resolve issues for concluding a mega trade deal covering various [...]
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Tweeting Protest in Thailand

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Harvard Politics | 6:00 AM

“Thank you Mark Zuckerberg,” said Saowaluk, a Thai protestor and part of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) movement that took to the streets [...]
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New Charter equals old system for Thailand?

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Post-coup Thailand tore up its 18th Constitution and is now mulling over a new one. The document is being penned under the close watch of the military government, with [...]
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Tourism Council of Thailand urges government to lift martial law

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

The Tourism Council of Thailand has urged the government to restore tourists’ confidence and boost arrivals from key markets after targets were missed last year. TCT [...]
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THAILAND PRESS-Eco-cars set to drive output – Bangkok Post

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

Thailand’s car production is expected to hit 3.8 million units a year in 2019 from 2.8 million now, fuelled by new output from 10 second-phase eco-car projects, the [...]
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Tourist numbers down 6.6pct in 2014

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business-News | 6:00 AM

The number of tourists visiting Thailand fell by 6.6 per cent in 2014 from the previous year because of the kingdom’s political tensions and a drop in the value of the [...]
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Barnsley man stuck in Thailand without travel insurance

12-Jan-2015 Intellasia | ITV | 6:00 AM

A Barnsley man trapped in Thailand after being virtually paralysed by a rare condition has told Calendar he didn’t realise he wasn’t covered by travel insurance. [...]
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Ousted Thai premier rejects charges at impeachment hearing

Ousted Thai premier rejects charges at impeachment hearing

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

Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra defended her role in a money-losing rice subsidy scheme Friday at the start of an impeachment hearing that analysts [...]
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Thailand sets up lese majeste panel

12-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Justice minister general Paiboon Koomchaya yesterday set up a subcommittee to speed up cases against alleged lese majeste offenders in exile in a bid to bring them back to [...]
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Impeachment of ousted Thai PM could test fragile calm

Impeachment of ousted Thai PM could test fragile calm

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

Thailand’s government on Thursday urged supporters of ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to stay out of Bangkok when the legislature begins an impeachment [...]
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Ousted Thai PM’s impeachment hearing tests fragile calm

Ousted Thai PM’s impeachment hearing tests fragile calm

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

Thailand’s ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces an impeachment hearing on Friday, proceedings that could see her banned from politics for five years and [...]
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FBI, Thai Police Join Forces Against Human Trafficking Case

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

A hill tribe in the Thai North has been arrested for allegedly luring boys for male foreigners, thanks to cooperation between Thai police and the United States’ Federal [...]
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Thailand joins top 20 for cybercrime

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Thailand was ranked among the 20 worst-affected countries for cybercrime last year, according to a US-based security software firm. “Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore [...]
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Why Thailand, Philippines top Singapore for Japan’s IMJ Investment

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Japanese VC fund IMJ Investment Partners made just one investment in Singapore’s startup scene in 2014, preferring instead to go straight to markets that Singaporean [...]
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