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Australian ‘most wanted’ arrested in Thailand

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Australian Federal Police have caught up with an Australian man who skipped bail and fled to Thailand in 2011 after being charged in connection with his involvement in a drug [...]
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Draft regulatory bill threatens media freedom in Thailand

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CPJ | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military-appointed National Reform Steering Assembly should scrap proposed legislation that would create a new national media regulator, the Committee to [...]
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Facebook appoints John Wagner as Head of Thailand

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Facebook announced it has appointed John Wagner as Head of Thailand. In his role he will lead the Facebook business team in Thailand, partnering closely with businesses and [...]
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Interpol-Wanted Russian National Deported From Thailand to Moscow – Embassy

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Russian national Vasily Smolnikov detained in Thailand at the request of the Interpol National Central Bureau (NCB) for Russia, has been deported and is returning to Moscow, [...]
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Thailand says recorded some 200 Zika cases since January

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand has recorded about 200 cases of Zika since January, the health ministry said yesterday, making it a country with one of the highest numbers of confirmed cases in the [...]
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Thailand suspends rice auctions to limit supply before next harvest

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand will temporarily stop holding state rice auctions to avoid oversupplying the market ahead of the annual crop harvest in November, the country’s rice committee [...]
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Thai Moves to End Military Trials of Civilians Draws Mixed Response

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

A decision by Thailand’s military government to end military trials for most civilian crimes is drawing praise and skepticism from rights activists and lawyers, who say [...]
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Thailand junta to stop prosecuting dissidents in military courts

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Jurist | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government announced on Monday that it will prosecute cases concerning national security and “royal insult” in civilian courts. [...]
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Inquest finds Thai forces killed four unarmed Muslims: lawyer

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An inquest has ruled that security forces gunned down four unarmed Muslim men in Thailand’s conflict-hit south, a lawyer said Wednesday, a rare finding that could pave [...]
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Thai CEO challenges regulator’s first executive penalty since insider trading scandal

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A brokerage CEO has become the first ever executive to challenge a penalty imposed by Thailand’s stock market regulator, in the first disciplinary case involving an [...]
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Thailand raises alert level in Zika spread

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Department of Disease Control (DDC) on Wednesday (Sep 15) instructed all 12 Emergency Operation Centres to increase their alert level to level two amidst the [...]
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Thailand Holds Key Rate as Economic Recovery Gains Momentum

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged for an 11th consecutive meeting, the longest streak on record, as an economic recovery continues to [...]
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34 provinces on alert as storm Rai covers Thailand

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The Meteorological Department issued a warning Tuesday to people in 34 provinces in the North, Northeast and East to brace for heavy rain and stay tuned for weather updates. [...]
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Thailand’s Pseudo-Democracy Has Become a Reality

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Fairobserver | 6:00 AM

Has the August referendum cemented the Thai public’s approval of a military government? On August 7, Thailand held the long-awaited referendum on its draft [...]
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Panasonic Opens ‘Panasonic Solution & Innovation centre Thailand’

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Businesswire | 6:00 AM

Panasonic Corporation announces today on its opening of the “Panasonic Solution & Innovation centre Thailand” in Bangkok. The centre is established as the [...]
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