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Thailand’s exports up 7.2pct in June

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s exports in June rose 7.2 percent from a year earlier, the Commerce Ministry said on Friday, a surprisingly high figure that it attributed to improved global [...]
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Thailand’s Military Considering Long-Term Reforms for Economy

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Thai military government is pushing for information technology improvements and stronger economic ties across southeast Asia as part of a series of economic reforms. [...]
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New constitution gives Thai junta sweeping powers

New constitution gives Thai junta sweeping powers

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s new temporary constitution that gives the military government sweeping powers in the run-up to a planned October 2015 election also allows the leader of the [...]
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Thai junta defends strong powers under new charter

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A senior army official said Wednesday that the leader of Thailand’s ruling junta is allowed to serve as interim prime minister under a new temporary constitution that [...]
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Thailand: Revolution by Motorcycle?

Thailand: Revolution by Motorcycle?

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

In the spring of 2010, when as many as 300,000 political protesters from Thailand’s Red Shirt movement occupied Bangkok’s main commercial district, they were [...]
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Thailand’s Rice Scheme Post-Mortem

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A bomb hidden in a pickup truck exploded in Thailand’s violence-plagued south Wednesday, killing two women and wounding eight other civilians, police said. Suspected [...]
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Vehicle bomb kills 2, hurts 8 in Thailand’s south

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A bomb hidden in a pickup truck exploded in Thailand’s violence-plagued south Wednesday, killing two women and wounding eight other civilians, police said. Suspected [...]
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Thailand Stocks, ETF Flourish Under Military Rule

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | FTE | 6:00 AM

Despite political uncertainty after a military junta assumed control of the country, Thailand stocks and related exchange traded funds have surged, but some are concerned [...]
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‘Dark tourism’ creeps out Thailand

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Beyond the glittering temples, scenic river cruises and spicy street-food stalls in the Thai capital, a pair of museums that specialise in the gruesome and macabre are luring [...]
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Thai king endorses junta’s new constitution

Thai king endorses junta’s new constitution

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta won approval from the king Tuesday for an interim constitution mapping out year-long political reforms expected to curb the influence of fugitive [...]
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Thai Rice Harvest Seen Dropping on Drought, Subsidy Lapse

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Rice production in Thailand will probably shrink to a five-year low as drought hurts yields and farmers curb planting after the end of a subsidy programme, according to the [...]
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Thailand loses bid to host qualifier again

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The Thailand Boxing Association has lost in three bids to host 2016 Olympic qualifying tournaments. The International Boxing Association (Aiba) announced on its website the [...]
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Thai food giant plans aggressive Australia expansion

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods is planning to roll out up to 500 quick-service Thai restaurants in Australia, a market it sees as ripe for a fast-food explosion, [...]
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Thailand’s Junta Adopts Interim Constitution

Thailand’s Junta Adopts Interim Constitution

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand adopted a temporary constitution on Tuesday, taking its first step toward the slow return of electoral democracy after two months of military rule. But the [...]
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Rice Harvest in Thailand Seen Dropping on Drought, Subsidy Lapse

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Rice production in Thailand will probably shrink to a five-year low as drought hurts yields and farmers curb planting after the end of a subsidy programme, according to the [...]
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