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Full bilateral ties only after democracy restored: US envoy

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

FULL bilateral cooperation between Thailand and the United States would be resumed only after democracy has been restored, Daniel Russel, the US assistant secretary of state [...]
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Freedom of speech reaches ‘new low’ in junta-ruled Thailand

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military seized power last year with a promise to eventually restore democracy. But a crackdown against critics of the monarchy and junta suggest the country [...]
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Thailand, US resume high-level talks

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand and the United States resumed a high-level dialogue for the first time in three years yesterday as both sides sought to mend a relationship strained by the Thai [...]
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Bitter medicine for Thailand in TPP trade deal

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

I recently travelled from Thailand to the US without thinking too much about the medicine I need. The 30 tablets I took with me had been purchased in Thailand for Bt720 [...]
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Thailand: Top US Diplomat Says PM Supports Restoration of Civilian Rule

18-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Benar News | 6:00 AM

The Thai junta chief voiced agreement about the importance of restoring Thailand to civilian-led democratic rule, US Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel said Wednesday [...]
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Leading Thai seafood boss: AP shrimp probe ‘wake-up call’

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President and CEO of Thai Union Group, Thiraphong Chansiri listens during an interview at his company offices in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The president [...]
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Tensions test US-Thai relations as strategic talks resume

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The top US envoy for east Asia returns to military-governed Thailand this week, hoping for better news coverage than on his last visit a year ago. Local media branded veteran [...]
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Thai court rejects petition to free detained critic, activist says

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai court on Tuesday rejected a petition to free a critic of Thailand’s junta who was arrested in hospital, a leader of an anti-government activist group said. The [...]
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Thai Stocks Jump Most in Asia as Telecom Shares Surge on 4G Bids

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Advanced Info Service Pcl and Total Access Communication Pcl surged, helping the Thai stock gauge jump the most in three months, as the nation’s biggest mobile-phone [...]
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Thailand seen as regional hub for nurses, accountants

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

EXPERTS have suggested that Thailand become a hub for providing nurses and accountants to the region once the Asean Economic Community (AEC) kicks off At a seminar yesterday [...]
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Chinese Refugee Arrested in Thailand, Repatriation Feared Likely

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Another Chinese asylum-seeker has been arrested in Thailand, where he had applied for political refugee status with the United Nations, fellow activists said on Tuesday. Wang [...]
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Thailand to back export subsidy cuts

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Nairobi: World Trade Organisation member countries kicked off the 10th ministerial Conference in Kenya yesterday, with Thailand set to vote for the so-called small package of [...]
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Thailand Opium Eradication Effort Still a Model for Other Nations

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

As a child, Sopon Ayi sometimes went hungry when his father squandered the family’s money to feed his opium addiction. Sopon, now 29, is convinced he wouldn’t [...]
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US, Thailand Resume Strategic Dialogue in Boost for Strained Alliance

US, Thailand Resume Strategic Dialogue in Boost for Strained Alliance

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Washington and Bangkok hold high-level talks for the first time in three years. On December 16, the United States and Thailand resumed their strategic dialogue for the first [...]
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Junta’s crackdown on open debate will not solve Thailand’s problems

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Since it seized power in a military coup last year, Thailand’s military junta, led by general Prayuth Chan-o-cha, has become increasingly obsessed with controlling [...]
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