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Thailand: Right to access information hangs in balance amid junta rule

15-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

With Thai politics in turmoil, land rights campaigners fear the right to access information hangs in the balance. A long a mud road deep inside oil palm and rubber [...]
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Thailand Raises e-Payment Standards to Global Level

15-Jul-2016 Intellasia | PRNewswire | 6:00 AM

Electronic Payment or e-Payment may be relatively new for a lot of people but it is fast gaining in popularity due to its convenience and security. The Thai government is [...]
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Thailand-Cambodia railway link on track

14-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Cambodia is committed to complete construction of the 6.5-kilometre cross-border railway linking Poipet town to Aranyaprathet by the year’s end. Public Works and [...]
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Thailand, Indonesia call for peace and stability in South China Sea ahead of tribunal ruling

14-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand and Indonesia called on all parties to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea, ahead of a tribunal ruling on Tuesday (July 12) in a case brought by The [...]
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Cabinet backs highways for Thailand Future Fund

14-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

THE CABINET yesterday backed a decision to include projects from the Department of Highways (DOH) and Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) in the Thailand Future Fund [...]
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Thailand needs better structures to control flow of migrant workers: study

14-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

GIVEN that many Asean Community agreements do not cover low-skilled migrant workers, Thai authorities should work out their own arrangements and legal structures to maintain [...]
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Emerging assets surge on US hirings as India and Thailand near bull markets

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Malaymail Online | 6:00 AM

Emerging-market assets rallied, with stocks in India and Thailand on the cusp of entering bull markets, as a surge in American hirings spurred confidence in the world’s [...]
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Thai journalist charged under draconian charter law

Thai journalist charged under draconian charter law

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai journalist and four activists were charged Monday under a draconian law banning criticism of the junta’s new constitution which will be voted on in a referendum [...]
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Thailand’s 500 Tuk Tuks hits the gas, expands investment fund to $15 million

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Over a year old, the company has invested in 20 companies – including Echelon Alumni GizTix 500 Tuk Tuks, the Thailand-based fund for the global VC firm 500 startups, [...]
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19 Burma trafficking victims rescued in Thailand

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nineteen Myanmar human trafficking victims have been rescued in Thailand, state media and an activist group said Tuesday, a rare policing success against criminal networks [...]
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Thailand: Activists, Journalist Arrested for Vote-No Campaign

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities arrested four activists campaigning against the military junta’s draft constitution and a journalist reporting on the campaign, Human Rights Watch said [...]
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Singapore bank ‘note’ robber caught in Thailand

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A man wanted in Singapore for allegedly stealing more than $22,000 (RM88,550) from a bank using nothing but a piece of paper has been arrested in Bangkok. The suspect was [...]
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StanChart bank robber nabbed in Bangkok after 72 hours on the run

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

The man who robbed a Standard Chartered Bank branch in Holland Village has been nabbed in Thailand after more than 72 hours on the run, police confirmed on Monday (July 11). [...]
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Thailand, Burma agree on model to boost bilateral trade

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Thailand and Myanmar have agreed to adopt the Mae Sot-Myawaddy model for expanding trade, investment and economic cooperation between the two countries, and to establish [...]
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Emerging Assets Gain as Investors Bet Fed Holds Interest Rates

13-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Emerging-market assets rose for a third day as a hiring surge in the US spurred confidence in the world’s biggest economy, bolstering stock markets from China to [...]
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