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Bangkok to ban street food stalls in clean-up crusade

19-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Street food stalls will be banned from all of Bangkok’s main roads in a sweeping clean-up crusade, a city hall official said Tuesday, prompting outcry and anguish in a [...]
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Thai ‘Sin City’ finds abstaining from sex hard

19-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In a daring nautical themed outfit, sex worker May confidently predicts the survival of Thai sleaze town Pattaya despite a junta attempt to tame the kingdom’s [...]
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Flying snake attacks motorbike rider in Thailand

19-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

Motorbike riders in Thailand are accustomed to all kinds of dangers in a country that has an extremely high road toll. But one rider could not have been expecting a shocking [...]
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Thailand: Junta Making Mockery a Criminal Offense

19-Apr-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thailand?s military junta is targeting a range of peaceful critics for prosecution prior to the third anniversary of the military coup, Human Rights Watch said today. Charges [...]
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Backdoor talks conducted for rice import from Thailand?

18-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

State-run National Food Authority (NFA) may have conducted backdoor negotiations for a possible rice importation from Thailand despite a recent order from President Duterte [...]
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Thailand popular destination for skilled workers from Philippines

18-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand is a popular destination for skilled workers and technicians from Asean countries, with the Philippines taking the top spot, according to the Department of [...]
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Immigration officer accused of sex assault by Thai masseuse charged

18-Apr-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

An immigration officer pleaded not guilty at the Alor Gajah sessions court here today to three counts of sexually assaulting a Thai masseuse last month. Frankie Chua Siong [...]
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Thais soak in new year with nationwide water fight

17-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Hordes of revellers armed with plastic water guns poured onto Thai streets on Friday for a second day of watery warfare to ring in the kingdom’s traditional new year. [...]
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Federal Court orders extradition of Iranian to Thailand over 2012 Bangkok bombing

17-Apr-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The Federal Court here today ordered an Iranian, who is wanted by the Thai government over a bombing incident in Bangkok in 2012, to be extradited to Thailand to face charges [...]
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Thailand bars online contact with monarchy critics

17-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

Media reports in Thailand say authorities have declared it illegal to exchange information on the internet with three prominent government critics who often write about the [...]
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Thai government bans communication with three critics of the monarchy

17-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Royalcentral | 6:00 AM

Thailand is well-known for regulating its people and the press in their coverage of the Thai Monarchy; anyone who openly criticises the monarchy or member of the royal family [...]
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Thailand instructs citizens to stop following three critics online

15-Apr-2017 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government has banned its citizens contacting or sharing social media posts from three outspoken critics living outside of the country. Under the [...]
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Thai military warns against online contact with prominent critics

15-Apr-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government has warned its citizens against online interaction with three prominent critics, saying they could face prosecution. In an unprecedented [...]
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Police still looking for activist Peter Chong in Thailand

15-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

Police have not given up their search for missing activist Peter Chong, who is believed to be in Thailand, says Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar. At the moment, [...]
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Thailand Kicks off Watered Down New Year Festival Amid government Warning

15-Apr-2017 Intellasia | US News | 6:00 AM

Thailand kicked off its annual water festival or Songkran holiday on Thursday amid warnings from the military government to rein in the festival’s usual exuberance as [...]
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