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Thailand approved a military-backed constitution, paving the way for a general election

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

A democratically elected government will take power in Thailand at the earliest by December 2017, a senior Thai official said on Monday, after the country endorsed a [...]
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Thai junta chief Prayuth reiterates election in 2017

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand will hold a general election in 2017, prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday, seeking to allay concerns his military government might delay plans for a [...]
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Japan’s Prince Akishino to visit Thailand

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Prince Akishino, the younger son of Japanese Emperor Akihito, will pay a four-day visit to Thailand from August 18 to receive an honorary doctorate degree for his research [...]
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US urges Thailand to restore civilian rule after pro-junta vote

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

The United States expressed concern Monday after Thailand approved a new military-backed constitution in a victory for the country’s ruling generals. The bitterly [...]
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What Amnesty International Isn’t Saying About Thailand’s Referendum

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The New Atlas | 6:00 AM

Amnesty International strongly condemned tomorrow’s referendum regarding Thailand’s new charter aimed at moving the nation forward after over a decade of [...]
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Thai voters overwhelmingly approve junta-backed co

Thai voters overwhelmingly approve junta-backed co

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thai voters on Sunday overwhelmingly approved a new junta-backed constitution that lays the foundation for a civilian government influenced by the military and controlled by [...]
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Thailand Referendum: Key restrictions imposed by Thai military

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Indian Express | 6:00 AM

A look at the restrictions that the junta has imposed overall since taking power in a May 2014 coup. Thailand held a referendum Sunday on a new constitution amid severe [...]
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Ten explosions in south Thailand

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

At least 10 bomb explosions were reported in the restive provinces of Narathiwat and Yala on Saturday, barely 24 hours before Thailand holds its constitutional referendum. [...]
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Tourism, infrastructure to support Thailand’s economy this year: BOT Governor

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s record tourist arrivals and public works spending are expected to offset weak domestic demand and global economic drag, keeping Southeast Asia’s [...]
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Thailand, seeking stability, approves military constitution

Thailand, seeking stability, approves military constitution

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A democratically elected government will take power in Thailand at the earliest by December 2017, a senior Thai official said on Monday, after the country endorsed a [...]
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Thailand referendum allows junta to tighten its grip, may boost economy

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Democracy may be a casualty of Thailand’s newly approved constitution, but the referendum’s result may also boost the country’s struggling economy. Voters [...]
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Thai junta passes ballot box test with referendum win

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai voters approved a junta-backed constitution in a referendum on Sunday, preliminary results showed, an outcome that paves the way for an election next year but will also [...]
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Victory for generals as Thais vote for junta constitution

Victory for generals as Thais vote for junta constitution

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand voted Sunday to approve a junta-scripted constitution, preliminary results showed, in a boost to the army’s political aspirations and a body blow to the [...]
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Thailand’s referendum: what you need to know

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thais are voting for the first time since the army grabbed power in 2014, in a referendum on a new military-drafted constitution. Here is what you need to know about [...]
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Thailand Needs More Democracy

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The military junta now ruling Thailand is intent on ratifying a new constitution that would entrench the influence of unelected officials over future governments. But Thais [...]
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