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Should an Army Accused of Ethnic Cleansing Be Allowed to Join US Military Exercises?

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The US regularly conducts military rehearsals with the armed forces of other countries around the world, annual exercises and emergency rescue drills that are often subject [...]
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Thailand to scan eyes of workers in notorious seafood industry

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand is using optical scanning technology to keep track of who is working on its fishing boats, officials said Thursday, as the kingdom tries to curb slave labour and [...]
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Thailand ranks as world’s least miserable economy

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Scandasia | 6:00 AM

According to a new study by Bloomberg, Thailand is the world’s least miserable economy, based on inflation and unemployment followed by Singapore as a second. Thailand [...]
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Thailand’s former top cop grilled over loan from brothel owner linked to human trafficking

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s former national police chief, who currently heads the Thai Football Association, met with investigators Thursday to explain his financial links with a [...]
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Thailand’s former top cop grilled over brothel owner’s loan

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Olympian | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s former national police chief, who currently heads the Thai Football Association, met with investigators Thursday to explain his financial links with a [...]
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Little love for junta chief’s musical bid to woo Thailand

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Thai junta chief’s attempt to woo the country with a rock ballad dubbed Diamond Heart fell flat on Valentine’s Day, as netisens panned the lyrics written by a [...]
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Thai ex-police chief questioned over $9.5 mn loan from brothel owner

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A former Thai police chief was questioned Thursday over loans topping $9.5 million from a fugitive brothel owner who faces sex trafficking charges, a case offering a rare [...]
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Thailand, Cambodia discuss extradition

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

Thai and Cambodian authorities met earlier this week to discuss their extradition agreement and strengthen prisoner exchange a meeting that came just days after Thailand [...]
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Yingluck may hold press conference in HK

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

FUGITIVE former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to hold a press conference in Hong Kong soon her first since fleeing Thailand last August. After her travels to [...]
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Tainted love for Thai junta chief’s latest pop song

Tainted love for Thai junta chief’s latest pop song

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Thai junta chief’s attempt to woo the country with a rock ballad dubbed “Diamond Heart” fell flat on Valentine’s Day as netisens panned the lyrics [...]
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Thailand bets on ‘magic pills’ to boost declining birth rate

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand has tried cash bonuses and tax incentives to boost the country’s birth rate, but on Valentine’s Day today it adopted a new approachhanding out vitamin [...]
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Thailand Holds Rate With Inflation Forecast to Reach Target

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged near a record low, while forecasting inflation will pick up and return to the target range next [...]
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Thailand’s Bean plays jails for laughs

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With the signature red tie, brown blazer, briefcase and teddy bear, a Thai computer technician has become a national sensation through his uncanny Bean impersonations that [...]
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Huge US military force arrives for exercises in Thailand

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

The biggest US force in years joined an annual military exercise in Thailand today despite controversy over the Thai junta’s invitation to neighbouring Burma’s [...]
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Burma presence played down at Thailand-US military exercise

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Thailand and the United States have launched the largest annual joint military exercise in Southeast Asia but played down the presence of a Burmese military officer. [...]
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