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Thailand to approve $12 billion Japan railway scheme

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

May 20 Thailand will approve a high-speed railway project worth $12 billion next week to be built with Japanese help, a Thai minister said on Wednesday, one of several [...]
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Thailand to join neighbours in refugee shelter

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

Thailand has joined Malaysia and Indonesia in agreeing to give temporary shelter to thousands of refugees from Bangladesh and Myanmar stranded at sea after being abandoned by [...]
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When Will Thailand Hold its Election?

22-May-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling junta delayed a general election by at least six months on Tuesday, in yet another sign that their grip on power will not be loosening anytime soon. [...]
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Thailand’s government approves referendum on constitution

Thailand’s government approves referendum on constitution

21-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government on Tuesday approved holding a referendum on the newly drafted constitution, the prime minister said, but he indicated that the decision [...]
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Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia agree to provide ‘boatpeople’ temporary shelter

21-May-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand have agreed to provide humanitarian assistance to the 7,000 migrants still adrift at sea, including offering temporary shelter, provided that [...]
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Ex-Thai PM stresses rule of law as sister appears in court

Ex-Thai PM stresses rule of law as sister appears in court

21-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s wildly divisive billionaire former premier Thaksin Shinawatra on Tuesday told Asian governments the “rule of law” was key to democracy, nearly a [...]
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Thai general election to take place august 2016 at the earliest – deputy pm

Thai general election to take place august 2016 at the earliest – deputy pm

21-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai general election planned for early 2016 will now take place in August 2016 at the earliest, a deputy prime minister said on Tuesday, following a decision by [...]
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Tensions Rise in Thailand as Yingluck Trial Begins

21-May-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Supporters protesting outside, ousted prime minister Yingluck pleaded not guilty to charges over rice programme Political tensions in Thailand ticked up a notch Tuesday as [...]
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71 human trafficking suspects identified in Thailand

21-May-2015 Intellasia | Business-Standard | 6:00 AM

With the issuance of six warrants by Thailand police on Tuesday, the number of suspects arrested for migrant trafficking in the southern provinces of the country has [...]
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Supporters cheer Thailand’s ousted PM Yingluck as she arrives for start of criminal trial

Supporters cheer Thailand’s ousted PM Yingluck as she arrives for start of criminal trial

21-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra appeared in court Tuesday for the start of a trial that could see her jailed for a decade, part of what observers [...]
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THAILAND PRESS-Siam Commercial Bank turns focus to car loans – Bangkok Post

21-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Siam Commercial Bank, Thailand’s third-largest lender by assets, has ramped up its automobile lending after a slowdown for more than a year, the Bangkok Post reported, [...]
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Thai junta delays polls, raising questions about return to democracy

Thai junta delays polls, raising questions about return to democracy

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:56 AM

Thailand’s junta delayed a general election by at least six months on Tuesday, hours after former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was banned from travelling [...]
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Ousted Thai PM proclaims innocence as criminal trial starts

Ousted Thai PM proclaims innocence as criminal trial starts

20-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra insisted on her innocence on Tuesday, at the start of a trial that could see her jailed for a decade, part of what [...]
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Trial looms for Thailand’s deposed PM Yingluck

Trial looms for Thailand’s deposed PM Yingluck

20-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s first female prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to appear in court Tuesday for the start of a negligence trial which could see her jailed for a [...]
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Former Thai PM banned from travelling abroad at start of trial

Former Thai PM banned from travelling abroad at start of trial

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was banned from travelling overseas on Tuesday at the start of her trial on negligence charges, the latest in a slew of cases [...]
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