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Thai PM Prayuth says may consider cabinet reshuffle

Thai PM Prayuth says may consider cabinet reshuffle

28-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 4:00 AM

Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday he might consider a cabinet reshuffle after the current government reaches the end of its one-year working period, set in [...]
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Thailand’s trade surplus shrinks in June – MarketWatch

28-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Market Watch | 4:00 AM

Thailand continued to post a trade surplus in June despite further declines in exports and imports, the Commerce Ministry said Monday. The country registered a trade surplus [...]
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Monk, policeman die in rebel bomb attack in south Thailand

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 4:00 AM

A Buddhist monk and a Thai policeman were killed and six other people wounded in a bomb attack Saturday by suspected Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand, police said. The [...]
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Activists applaud suspension of coal plant near Thai beaches

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 4:00 AM

Activists applauded the Thai prime minister’s order that tentatively halts a planned coal-fired power plant and seaport near popular tourist beaches in southern [...]
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China’s top political advisor visits Thailand, further cooperation highlighted

China’s top political advisor visits Thailand, further cooperation highlighted

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 4:00 AM

China’s top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Friday concluded his four-day visit to Thailand, during which the two countries pledged to enhance Sino- Thai cooperation [...]
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Thailand to end free bus, train rides for elderly and disabled

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 4:00 AM

The elderly and the disabled will have to pay half-fares on buses and trains instead of enjoying free rides after the government discontinues providing the free services from [...]
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India-Burma-Thailand road: Govt to sign pact in November

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 4:00 AM

The government is set to ink a strategic agreement to operationalise a 3,200-km road link from Moreh (India) to Mae Sot (Thailand) to enhance regional cooperation later in [...]
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Thai general among 72 indicted over human trafficking

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 4:00 AM

Thailand on Friday said it would indict 72 people including a senior army officer over human trafficking after the plight of desperate Myanmar and Bangladesh migrants [...]
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More than 100 suspects face Thai human trafficking charges

More than 100 suspects face Thai human trafficking charges

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 4:00 AM

Thailand’s state prosecutors recommended charges against more than 100 people, including a Thai army general, in a multinational human trafficking scandal that came to [...]
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India, Thailand agree to enhance naval cooperation

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 4:00 AM

India and Thailand, which share a maritime boundary, today identified exchange of white shipping information to complement each other’s maritime domain awareness and [...]
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Thailand’s Junta Pushes Back Election Date Again

Thailand’s Junta Pushes Back Election Date Again

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 4:00 AM

News this week that Thailand’s ruling junta apparently has pushed back the date for a return to free elections should not have come as a great surprise. Since taking [...]
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Bangkok inks labour deal with Hanoi

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 4:00 AM

Thailand inked a deal yesterday that would allow the import of Vietnamese labourers, as Thai Premier Prayut Chan-o-cha hailed warming bilateral ties with his Vietnamese [...]
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Thailand’s Minor Hotel Group eyes Darwin – Sky News

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Sky News | 4:00 AM

Thailand-based Minor Hotel Group is boosting its presence in Australia with a new hotel development for Darwin, adding to its chain of Oaks hotels and resorts, and the AVANI [...]
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Thailand’s move to return Uighurs to China is a massive moral failure

27-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Washington Post | 4:00 AM

AFTER A military coup in May 2014 that converted Thailand from democracy to dictatorship, the country bade farewell to free expression and fair elections. Now, it’s [...]
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Defence gets access to evidence for DNA tests in Thailand backpackers murder trial -lawyer

25-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 4:00 AM

A Thai court has given defence lawyers access to evidence for DNA testing in the trial of two Myanmar workers accused of murdering two British tourists in Thailand, a defence [...]
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