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Blind Thai woman jailed for sharing ‘royal insult’ on Facebook

Blind Thai woman jailed for sharing ‘royal insult’ on Facebook

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A blind woman was jailed for 18 months by a Thai court on Thursday for sharing a Facebook post deemed defamatory to the royal family, her lawyer said, the latest victim of a [...]
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Thai penis whitening fad drives social media nuts

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Bangkok clinic that has drawn 100 men a month to its penis whitening service has caused a stir in Thailand, with social media users both baffled and alarmed by the phallic [...]
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What’s Behind the New US-Thailand Military Facility Hype?

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Old alliance dynamics are at work in a new controversy. This week, The Bangkok Post cited an anonymous Thai defense source as saying that the United States had planned to set [...]
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Lancang-Mekong Cooperation documents to be endorsed at Phnom Penh Summit: Thailand

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Thailand will bring documents concerning cooperation of the six riparian countries of the Mekong River for endorsement at the 2nd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) [...]
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N Koreans sought satellite technology training in Thailand: report

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang attempted to mask origin of DPRK coal for sale in Thailand in 2017, authorities say Thailand detailed its enforcement of UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions in an [...]
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Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia to withhold natural rubber exports until March

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia have pledged to immediately withhold exports of 350,000 tonnes of natural rubber (NR) until March 2018 under the framework of the [...]
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AIA Thailand plans recruitment campaign

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

AIA Thailand is marking its 80th anniversary year of operations in Thailand, with the “Year of Recruiting AIA FA”. It focuses on recruiting new generation people [...]
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Indonesia plans to sell 264 LNG cargoes in 2018

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia plans to sell at least 264 liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes throughout 2018, with a capacity of around 150,000 cubic meters of gas each, according to the [...]
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Indonesia ranks 4th in Halal Travel Indicator

06-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia ranked fourth in the Halal Travel Indicator, a ranking system that lists the world’s top 10 countries considered to have a well-developed halal travel [...]
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US plans to build military service depot in Thailand: Report

US plans to build military service depot in Thailand: Report

05-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The United States plans to set up a military arms maintenance centre in Thailand to supply and fix US armaments purchased by the Thai military, according to a Thai defence [...]
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US planning military depot in Thailand: Report

05-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The United States plans to set up a military arms maintenance centre in Thailand to supply and fix US armaments purchased by the Thai military, according to a Thai defence [...]
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Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia to hold back rubber exports

05-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia’ pledge to withhold exports of 350,000 tonnes of natural rubber (NR) until March 2018 comes into immediate effect on Thursday. The [...]
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Thailand set to lead Asean in ’19

05-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

As Thailand climbs back onto the world stage, its foreign policy is likely to take on a more prominent role this year, when the kingdom celebrates 200 years of ties with the [...]
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Thailand joins tri-nation haze battle plan

04-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand will cooperate with Myanmar and Laos in a campaign against forest fires in the North later this month as the three countries brace for the approaching summer haze. [...]
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Joint Patrols Put Vietnam-Thailand Maritime Ties in the Headlines

04-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The drills are a means both countries have been using to manage challenges within their strategic partnership. Last week, Vietnam and Thailand completed a series of [...]
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