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Thailand plans to sign electricity accord with Laos and Malaysia

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

THAILAND is preparing to sign a tripartite electricity-trading agreement with two neighbouring countries at the upcoming Asean ministers of Energy Meeting. Energy Ministry [...]
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PM and Cabinet members to visit Khon Kaen to promote Thailand 4.0

21-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his Cabinet members are scheduled to visit Khon Kaen province on Wednesday to propel the Thailand 4.0 plan, and follow the implementation [...]
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Thailand lese-majeste: UN urges amendment to law

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The United Nations has called on Thailand to amend its harsh law against insulting the monarchy. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said it was deeply [...]
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This refugee entrepreneur had to sell his business after fleeing the Thai military and he’s now investing in French tech

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

Nick Suppipat, Thai entrepreneur, investor, and French political refugee. It takes serious guts to become an entrepreneur. But try doing it in a country where you don’t [...]
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Assets of Malaysian drug lord ‘T’ seized in Thailand

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have seized various assets worth millions of Thai baht held by “T” or the “Malaysian Iceman”, who acted as a key middleman for [...]
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Thailand to develop master plan for closer ties with CLMV

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Thailand is initiating a master plan for trade and investment collaboration with the CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) subregion to ensure all five countries [...]
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Immigration Official Charged for Weapons Possession in Thailand

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Cambodia Daily | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian immigration officer and two Thai nationals have been charged for illegal weapons possession in Thailand and are being held in Trat Provincial Prison while they [...]
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Undocumented workers arrested in Thailand

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:00 AM

A group of 26 Cambodian migrants were arrested by Thai authorities along the Cambodia-Thai border on Wednesday for working illegally in Thailand. According to the Cambodian [...]
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Bank of Thailand: Impact of strong baht is limited

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s strong baht currency, now hovering near two-year highs against the dollar, has not hit tourism and has had only limited impact on exports, a Bank of Thailand [...]
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Thai hospital bomber ‘hated military’: junta

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

A man who ‘hated the military’ has been arrested for carrying out last month’s blast at an army-run hospital, the junta said Friday, the first time [...]
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Thai police ban commemoration at missing democracy plaque

Thai police ban commemoration at missing democracy plaque

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

Thai police warned democracy activists on Friday that they will be arrested if they gather to mark the upcoming anniversary of the revolution that ended absolute monarchy, a [...]
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Tesco pulls plug on Thailand bulk business as UK sales grow

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Supermarket group renews focus on British convenience grocery market Tesco has shut down a “bulk selling” operation in Thailand after concluding it could not make [...]
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Trial begins for Thailand mother facing 20 years over Facebook comment

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Winnipegsun | 6:00 AM

Testimony began Friday in the trial of a prominent Thai student dissident’s mother who faces up to 20 years in prison for writing the word “yeah” in a [...]
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What the Thai prime minister’s Visit Means for US-Thailand Relations

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Don’t get too caught up in talk of a “new era” for the alliance. To some observers, Thailand’s prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s upcoming [...]
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TTM: ‘Thailand needs to embrace regions and boost infrastructure’

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Travel Weekly | 6:00 AM

Thailand needs to embrace its regions and infrastructure to keep up with is exponential growth in tourism, the executive director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) [...]
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