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Japan’s Emperor Akihito to Visit Vietnam, Thailand

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Emperor’s trip to Vietnam in February follows prime minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Hanoi Emperor Akihito will visit Vietnam in late February, Japan said Friday, a [...]
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Farmers battered by Thailand floods find a golden upside

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Nature regularly taunts the farmers of Thailand by flooding their fields, but this time she’s tossed some of them a potential safety net: the chance to pan for gold. [...]
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Japan’s Imperial Couple to make first visit to Vietnam

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will make a weeklong trip from February 28 to Vietnam, their first visit to the Southeast Asian country, as well as Thailand, the [...]
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Life and death on Thailand’s lethal roads

20-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

There is a ritual that is now very familiar to Thais, before the two big holiday seasons of the year, in late December for the new year, and in April for the Songkran [...]
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Transgender Activist Breaks Barriers to Education in Thailand

20-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Thai transgender activist Nada Chaiyajit completed her undergraduate studies in August, and two months later, school officials told her 12 classmates – all men – [...]
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Thailand unveils campaign to attract tourists from Asean nations

20-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

THAILAND is showcasing a tourism campaign in the Asean market called “Unique Thai Local Experience” with the expectation of attracting 9.2 million visitors from [...]
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Thailand-Cambodia rail link delayed again

20-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The train service between Thailand and Cambodia, which was expected to begin operations early this year, may be delayed due to compensation issues with people living along a [...]
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Thailand Wants Rich Chinese Tourists, Not Budget Groups

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand is nursing a slide in Chinese holidaymakers after cracking down on low-budget tours from the world’s most-populous country, muddying the Southeast Asian [...]
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Rolls Royce admits bribery in Thailand

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Jet engine maker Rolls Royce has agreed to pay GBP 671 ($808 million, 28.5 billion baht) to settle bribery and corruption charges brought by authorities in Britain, the US [...]
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Thailand slips in global passport ranking

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand lost two points in total score used in the Passport Index, the global ranking of countries based on how easily their citizens can travel without the need for a visa. [...]
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Terrorist ‘held in Thailand’ will sue UK ex-minister

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A former Libyan Islamist commander, who says he suffered years of torture by Moamar Gadhafi’s henchmen after British and US spies handed him over to Libya, was given [...]
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Libyan wins right to sue ex-British minister over rendition

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that a former Libyan militant can sue an ex-foreign minister over his rendition. The government failed in its appeal to prevent the [...]
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Thailand and Russia move towards joint industry programme

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

Thailand and Russia are moving closer to finalising a defence industrial collaboration programme based on the Royal Thai Army’s (RTA’s) expected purchase of [...]
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Thailand aims to operate fleet of three submarines by 2026

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has outlined a requirement to operationalise its planned fleet of three submarines by 2026, and is currently in the process of submitting this [...]
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Czech fugitive wanted for spreading HIV held in Thailand

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Czech fugitive wanted in his homeland for knowingly spreading HIV to multiple victims has been arrested on a Thai resort island after living in the country for more than a [...]
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