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Thai military ramps up ‘attitude adjustment’ for critics

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A prominent leader of the opposition Red Shirt movement and a former minister Friday became the latest critic of Thailand’s junta forced to report to barracks for [...]
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Thailand: Armed vigilantes tackle human trafficking of Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

With his bullet-proof vest, shotgun and sunglasses, Kompat Sompaorat could be mistaken for a member of a SWAT team. He actually belongs to a group of Thai civilians tracking [...]
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Human rights in Thailand in ‘free fall’

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

HUMAN rights in Thailand are in “free fall” with the government of general Prayut Chan-o-cha severely repressing fundamental rights and freedoms since the coup [...]
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Warnings stepped up for travellers to Israel and Thailand

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

British visitors to Israel have been warned not to use the buses in the country’s largest city, Tel Aviv. Overnight, the Foreign Office updated its travel bulletin to [...]
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Thailand ranked 75th-freest economy

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

THAILAND remains way behind many countries in the Asia-Pacific region in the Heritage Foundation’s “Index of Economic Freedom 2015″. Published in [...]
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Thailand, Malaysia boost military ties

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Malaysian Defence minister Dato Seri Hishammuddin bin Tun Hussein on Thursday reaffirmed Malaysia’s commitment to help Thailand resolve the southern insurgency problem [...]
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Thai junta orders German INGO to cancel press freedom briefing

Thai junta orders German INGO to cancel press freedom briefing

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A German rights group said Thursday that it has been ordered by Thailand’s junta to cancel a briefing on the health of the kingdom’s media landscape, in a growing [...]
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Thailand summons US diplomat over critical remarks

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Herald News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government summoned the US charge d’affairs for talks Wednesday after a top US diplomat roiled the junta during a visit by calling for an end [...]
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Thailand’s military junta forces cancellation of press freedom conference

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta has forced a German foundation to cancel a prominent forum on media restrictions imposed since the military toppled an elected government last May. The [...]
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‘US sleeping as China courts Thailand’

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Over the past 10 years, Washington’s interests have clearly shifted from Thailand to the Middle East and elsewhere, said Benjamin Zawacki, a visiting fellow from [...]
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Thai vigilantes take up fight against human trafficking

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bullet-proof vest, shotgun, sunglasses: Kompat Sompaorat could be mistaken for a member of a SWAT team. He actually belongs to a motley group of Thai civilians who, [...]
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Malaysia and Thailand pledge to boost border security

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The 52nd Malaysia-Thailand general Border Committee meeting came to a successful end in Bangkok with both countries pledging to enhance security and strengthen bilateral [...]
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Move Over Thailand, the Philippines is Southeast Asia’s Strong Man

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is no longer the `sick man of Asia’, Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan declared yesterday after the economy grew a better-than-estimated 6.9 [...]
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Thai junta chief ‘upset’ by US criticism

Thai junta chief ‘upset’ by US criticism

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta chief said Wednesday he was “upset” by comments from a senior US diplomat during a recent visit criticising the military regime, as [...]
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Thailand summons US diplomat over critical remarks

Thailand summons US diplomat over critical remarks

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government summoned the US charge d’affairs for talks on Wednesday after a top US diplomat roiled the junta during a visit by calling for an [...]
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