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Latest in the Spate of Worldwide Ramadan Attacks: Thailand

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Thai insurgent attacks have surged in Ramadan, with the latest bombing coming in a week that has also seen bloodshed in Turkey, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and [...]
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Toyota Thailand to cut 800 workers

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

In a clear sign of the country’s economic woes, Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor Thailand has launched a voluntary redundancy programme, aiming to shed 800 workers. [...]
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Car bomb hits checkpoint in rebellious Thai south

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A car bomb exploded at a major checkpoint in Thailand’s insurgency-torn south on Tuesday (July 5) wounding two officers, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks [...]
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Is Thailand Now Serious About Submarines from China?

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Over the past few days, reports have surfaced that Thailand may now be getting serious about purchasing three submarines from China as part of a billion-dollar deal. In July [...]
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Thailand government rules out death penalty for rapists

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | News24 | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Justice Ministry says it has no plan to execute rapists who murder their victims, saying such a harsh penalty would provoke more rapists to kill. The [...]
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Thailand to free seven activists on bail as referendum looms

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai military court ordered the release on bail on Tuesday of seven activists detained for campaigning against a military-backed draft constitution to be put to a [...]
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Pinoy arrested in Thailand for alleged involvement in kidnapping

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Gmanetwork | 6:00 AM

Thai police arrested on Tuesday a Filipino who had been evading prosecution for his alleged involvement in the abduction of a businessperson in 2003. Patrick Philip Alemania [...]
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Thailand’s national e-payment system should bolster e-commerce

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Thailand is set to launch a [...]
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Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia suffer bomb attacks just days before Eid holiday

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the early hours of Tuesday morning local time in Surakarta, Indonesia (also called Solo), according to Indonesian authorities. The attack, [...]
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Beer Drinkers in Thailand Power Singapore’s Best Stock in 2016

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The biggest gainer among Singapore’s stocks this year is a foreigner. Thai Beverage Pcl has jumped 37 percent to a record in 2016, benefiting from rising consumption in [...]
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Thailand ponders nuclear power with China

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Thailand has nuclear power ambitions for the 2030s and is building technical ties with China, Anantaporn Kanjanarat, the country’s minister of energy, told the Nikkei [...]
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Economic Progress for Thailand

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Pattayatoday | 6:00 AM

Key economic indicators of the last several weeks reflect that Thailand is making a healthy comeback. Let’s hope that continues.Prayuth-Photo During the first quarter [...]
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Thai PM doubles down, bans discussion of draft constitution ahead of referendum

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s new constitution was supposed to bring at least the appearance of legitimacy and normalcy for the government of prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. But with a [...]
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Thailand’s TMB Bank modernises IT through the cloud

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Computerweekly | 6:00 AM

Bank used a move to Office 365 as a starting point for its transformation into a cloud-first organisation Thailand’s TMB Bank’s legacy IT system was holding it [...]
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Thai doctors drain water from ailing king’s brain

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Doctors treating Thailand’s ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej have drained a fresh build-up of water on the brain, the palace said Sunday, in the latest in a series of [...]
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