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Thai junta chief to visit White House in July – spokesman

Thai junta chief to visit White House in July – spokesman

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The leader of Thailand’s military junta, prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, will visit the White House in July following an invitation from US President Donald Trump, a [...]
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Thais jail Singapore bank ‘note’ robber for 14 months

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai court on Tuesday sentenced a Canadian man to 14 months in jail for crimes linked to a rare bank robbery in Singapore where he allegedly used nothing more than a [...]
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Thailand: Drop Defamation Charges Against Burmese Workers

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities should drop criminal defamation charges against 14 Burmese migrant workers who alleged that their employer violated their labour rights, Human Rights Watch [...]
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Thailand: ‘Migrant workers should not be criminalised for reporting abuse’ watchdog

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Asian Correspondent | 6:00 AM

MIGRANT workers in Thailand should not be criminalised for reporting abuse and exploitation, a rights watchdog told the Junta government on Wednesday, urging the abolition of [...]
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Top US Pacific commander visits Thailand to strengthen ties

07-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Robert Brown, commander of the US Army Pacific, has visited Thailand in a bid to strengthen security ties through a series of military exercises. Brown held talks with Thai [...]
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Thailand tourism generates 840 billion baht in first four months

07-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Pattaya Today | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports has released figures showing that during the first four months of this year, 12 million visitors came to Thailand spending [...]
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Travelling to Thailand could get more expensive

07-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

AUSTRALIAN tourists love Thailand but travelling to one of our favourite tropical holiday spots could be about to get more expensive. That’s because Thai tourism [...]
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A Five-Foot Fighter Battling For Human Rights in Thailand

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Ozy.com | 6:00 AM

In April 2016, Pornpen Khongkachnkiet received what would be the first in a series of threatening phone calls. Khongkachnkiet, or “Khun Noi” to her friends, had [...]
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Thai army increases patrols along Thai-Malaysian border

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The Thai military has increased patrolling along the Thai-Malaysian border in Narathiwat province to prevent the smuggling of goods, people, firearms and explosives. Thai [...]
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US Military strengthens ties with Thailand after losing Philippines to China

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Blasting News | 6:00 AM

US Defense Secretary James Mattis said in a conference in Singapore that he looks forward expanding military cooperation with #Thailand. This is after the Thailand government [...]
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Thailand advised to take proactive cyberlaw stance

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand needs to establish cybersecurity and data protection laws in order to tackle the surge in more sophisticated cyberattacks, says DellEMC, a leading information [...]
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Insurance to be compulsory for travellers to Thailand

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

All foreign tourists will soon be required to have travel insurance before entering Thailand under a proposal put forward by a committee of the Tourism and Sports Ministry, [...]
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Thai air fares among world’s lowest

03-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

New research by the online travel agency Kiwi.com has revealed that Thailand is among the world’s top 10 countries for the cheapest airline tickets. Thailand ranked [...]
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Bank of Thailand chief: No trace of a bubble

03-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

There are no signs of dramatic growth in borrowing for property speculation activities, while banks have been better at managing risks associated with project financing, says [...]
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Thailand and the inequality challenges

03-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Politicians, policymakers and members of the public have recently given much attention to the government’s Thailand 4.0 economic model which aims to make the country [...]
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