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Two Taiwan men arrested in Thailand over telecoms fraud

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Two Taiwanese men were arrested by Thai police Wednesday on suspicion of serving as money mules for a telecommunications fraud ring, according to Taiwan’s [...]
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Yakuza boss arrested in Thailand after photos of his tattoos go viral

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Police capture 72-year-old Japanese fugitive who was recognised when images of his body art were circulated online A retired Japanese crime boss has been arrested in [...]
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China, Thailand eye closer cooperation

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha here on Wednesday, and both sides vowed to further promote bilateral cooperation. Hailing the sound [...]
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Thailand’s digital ministry plans cybersecurity agency

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Ministry plans to recruit 1,000 trainers to educate tens of thousands of people nationwide Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society (DE) Ministry plans to set up a [...]
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Thailand should take advantage of the ‘Asian Century’: The Nation

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In its editorial on January 12, the paper says Thailand stands to benefit greatly from China’s bold plans that will open up new trade and investment opportunities. [...]
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Thailand keen to retain border trade growth with Burma

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s border trade is expected to grow 10-14 percent this year from an estimated 1.6 trillion baht in 2017, driven by growing demand for Thai goods, underlining [...]
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Thailand expects 12pct rise in investment pledges this year

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand expects to receive investment proposals of 720 billion baht (S$30 billion) this year, up 12 per cent from 2017, the investment promotion agency said on Friday. In [...]
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Thailand Receives First New T-50 Trainer Jets From Korea

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s sole aircraft manufacturer, Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), on January 8 began delivery of its advanced T-50 Golden Eagle lead-in fighter trainers to [...]
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Thailand to export 9.5 million tonnes of rice in 2018

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Thailand is expected to have some 9.5 million tonnes of rice for export this year, a senior government official said on Wednesday. The 9.5 million tonnes of the Thai rice [...]
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Knot a problem: Thai capital tackles street cables

12-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangkok’s Wireless Road may soon live up to its name. Like many streets in the Thai capital, the thoroughfare is festooned with electrical and telecom cables, a black [...]
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Not cut out for the job: Thai PM’s stunt bemuses public

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thais were left bemused by the latest antics of Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha after he told reporters to direct any serious questions to a cardboard cut-out of himself. [...]
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Thailand says drone users must register or face jail, fines

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Drone users who fail to register their devices in Thailand by Tuesday could face up to five years in jail or a $3,000 fine, officials said, tough new rules that may hit [...]
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‘Ask this guy’: Thailand PM defers questions to cardboard cutout

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Thailand prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is facing ever-deepening criticism after bringing cardboard cutouts of himself to a media gathering and telling reporters they could [...]
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Thai PM leaves cardboard cutout to answer questions

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s prime minister has taken a novel approach to avoiding questions at a news conference, by leaving a cardboard cutout to do the job. Prayuth Chan-ocha briefly [...]
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Thailand Gets its First New Korea Fighter Jets

11-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The move marks further progress for Bangkok’s air force modernisation despite continued challenges and constraints. On January 8, South Korean media outlets reported [...]
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