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Thailand’s Children’s Day needs a return to innocence

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Thais recently celebrated National Children’s Day, when youngsters are given just about everything they want, from toys and games to visits to a zoo or amusement park. [...]
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Thailand braces for more rains, floods

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand faces more hardship from unseasonable floods that have killed 40 people in its south, with more rain expected in the major rubber-producing and tourist region in [...]
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Slow take-up for Thailand’s new e-payment system

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A recent mix-up over tax refunds has highlighted the Thai government’s struggle to ignite interest in its new electronic payment system, which has been bogged down by [...]
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Australian ban on uncooked prawn ‘little effect’ on Thai exports

16-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Australia’s suspension of imports of uncooked prawn will have little effect on exports because Thailand sends mostly processed prawn to this market, Commerce minister [...]
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Philippines buys 40000 tonnes of rice from Thailand

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Philippine grains traders have purchased just over 53,000 tonnes of rice from Thailand and Vietnam in recent weeks, looking to boost supply in the wake of typhoons that [...]
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Anupong warns of heavy rain in capital

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Residents of Bangkok and neighbouring provinces should brace for more heavy rain expected to hit the country between Sunday and Monday, says Interior minister Anupong [...]
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KAI contracts Marvin for Thailand trainer test sets

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries has selected Marvin Test Solutions to provide MTS-209 test sets for T-50TH trainer aircraft. The MTS-209 is a portable test set used for various [...]
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Thailand floods: Death toll rises to 36 with more heavy rain predicted to hit later in week

Thailand floods: Death toll rises to 36 with more heavy rain predicted to hit later in week

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The death toll from floods in southern Thailand has risen to 36 with at least one major hospital, an airport and several highways still closed. One of the latest casualties [...]
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Thai Red Cross provides relief to the flood-affected communities

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | IFRC | 6:00 AM

Thai Red Cross is responding to the needs of people affected by severe flooding in southern Thailand. Continuous heavy rains have been pouring down over the past few weeks, [...]
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Thai parliament approves king’s constitutional changes request, likely delaying elections

Thai parliament approves king’s constitutional changes request, likely delaying elections

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military-backed parliament voted overwhelmingly on Friday to make amendments to the constitution as suggested by the new king’s office, a move likely [...]
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Severe flooding leaves 30 dead in southern Thailand

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Massive downpours across southern Thailand have led to severe flooding, which has now affected around 370,000 households, or more than one million people. The rain, which [...]
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Rain slackens across Thailand’s flood-hit south

Rain slackens across Thailand’s flood-hit south

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Heavy rain responsible for floods across southern Thailand eased Wednesday, leaving residents to pick through damaged homes and ruined fields wrought by the 10-day deluge. [...]
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Royal Thai Navy sends helicopter to help flood victims

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reliefweb | 6:00 AM

The Second Naval Area Command of the Royal Thai Navy has reached out to flood victims in Nakhon Si Thammarat under a rescue operation dubbed ‘From the Sea.’ An [...]
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Thai floods cause 200-km traffic tailback

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Dawn | 6:00 AM

Flash floods in southern Thailand washed out a bridge on the country’s main north-south highway on Tuesday, backing up traffic for 200 km as the death toll from days of [...]
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Urgent Help Needed to Help Cats and Dogs Affected by Floods in Southern Thailand

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Onegreenplanet | 6:00 AM

Nature can be a harsh, unpredictable force to be reckoned with. Recent flooding in Thailand’s southern region has lead to the destruction of 370,000 households, [...]
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