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M’sians to be extradited from Thailand over human trafficking

03-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Three Malaysians, allegedly the main players in the Wang Kelian human trafficking case where mass graves were found, will soon be extradited from Thailand to Malaysia to face [...]
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Thailand has policy room to help low growth, inflation: IMF

03-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand can deploy monetary and fiscal steps to cushion the effects of low inflation and slow economic growth as the country’s recovery remains modest and there are [...]
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Burma/Thailand: Deported Turkish Man at Risk

03-Jun-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Burmese authorities have forced back Turkish asylum seeker, Muhammet Furkan Sokmen via Thailand, putting him at risk of serious human rights violations, Human Rights Watch [...]
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Plane overshoots runway in Indonesia

02-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 146 people skidded off the runway as it landed in the eastern Papua region, an official said, the latest mishap to hit the [...]
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‘Never seen anything like this’: Inside Indonesia’s LGBT crackdown

02-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

In less than 18 months, being gay in Indonesia has gone from widely tolerated to just plain dangerous. An unprecedented wave of police raids, vigilante attacks, and calls for [...]
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Is anti-Chinese sentiment coming back in Indonesia?

02-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

In the mayoral election in the Indonesian capital Jakarta last month, the incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known as “Ahok”, a baptised Christian of [...]
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Competition hot in Thailand-China air travel market

02-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Competition in the Thailand-China air travel market has intensified to the point where potential newcomers may have second thoughts before wading in. Apart from [...]
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Thailand, China vow to further enhance bilateral defence ties

02-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

Thailand and China have vowed to push forward the “all-round development” of military relations between the two countries, the Xinhua news agency reported on 30 [...]
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Thailand’s PMI falls to 49.7 in May

02-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Nikkei Thailand Manufacturing Purchasing managers’ Index, or PMI, fell marginally to 49.7 in May from 49.8 in April. A reading above 50 indicates economic [...]
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Two foreign journalists arrested in Thailand

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Two foreign journalists headed to Iraq were arrested at an airport here after bullet-proof jackets and gas masks were recovered from their check-in baggage, police said on [...]
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British journalist arrested in Thailand for carrying body armor

British journalist arrested in Thailand for carrying body armor

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A British journalist is facing up to five years in prison in Thailand after being found in possession of body armor and other protective gear. Tony Cheng, a freelance [...]
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Thailand Economy Back on Track But in Slow Lane

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Thai economy, under the military’s stewardship for the past three years, is again witnessing steady growth but lags behind regional competitors as uncertainties [...]
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Thailand’s aviation hub bid comes with challenges

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

They include cutting red tape, building infrastructure and political stability Thailand will have to do much more than just revamp an old civil-military airport if it aims to [...]
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Thailand and the inequality challenges

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Politicians, policymakers and members of the public have recently given much attention to the government’s Thailand 4.0 economic model which aims to make the country [...]
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Thailand’s 50 Richest 2017: The Nation’s Wealthiest Rise Against The Odds

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy expanded 3.3 percent in the first quarter of 2017, its highest rate in four years, largely on the back of improved farm production, increased [...]
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