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Thailand extends tourist-friendly visa policies till late August

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

Visitors with Chinese passports can head directly to Thailand without having to apply for a visa, as the Thai government extends a visa policy that was to expire on February [...]
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Thailand’s economic outlook dims on fewer low-budget Chinese tourists

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | China Daily | 6:00 AM

Thailand is nursing a slide in Chinese holidaymakers after cracking down on low-budget tours from the world’s most-populous country, muddying the Southeast Asian [...]
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Thailand seeks investments from India in biotech, electronics

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Business-Standard | 6:00 AM

Seeking investments from India in areas like automation, smart electronics and biotech, Thailand Board of Investment has said that the country provides tax holidays and an [...]
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Thailand Puts Activist on Trial for Sharing BBC Article on Facebook

Thailand Puts Activist on Trial for Sharing BBC Article on Facebook

13-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Thai courts have agreed to put a well-known activist on trial for the crime of lese-majeste, or insulting the royal family. He is the first person accused of the offense [...]
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Thailand to try activist who shared king’s profile on Facebook

13-Feb-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand will put an activist on trial for insulting the monarchy, after he shared a profile of new King Maha Vajiralongkorn. Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, an opponent of the [...]
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Boyfriend to accept charges over Emily Collie’s death in Thailand jet-ski crash

13-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

The devastated boyfriend of Emily Collie, who has been charged over her death after their jet-skis collided in Phuket, says he will “take full responsibility for what [...]
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Thailand seeks cooperation to question M’sian with links to Asean Drug Lord

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) will seek the cooperation of the Malaysian authorities to interrogate a man they detained recently, for possible links [...]
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StanChart robbery suspect could face customs charges in Thailand

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Bank robbery suspect David James Roach, 27, is being investigated by the police in Thailand for failing to report to Thai customs that he was carrying more than $20,000 [...]
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Thailand clears 15-year aviation action plan

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand has approved a 15-year action plan for the aviation industry, covering MRO, manufacturing, and the development of human resources. The country’s transport [...]
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Soo Kee Group to enter Thailand’s fine jewellery market

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore-listed Soo Kee Group has entered a memorandum of understanding with leading Thai jeweller Aurora Design, it said Thursday. They will set up a joint venture firm in [...]
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Thailand holds rate to shield growth as trade risks mount

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Business Mirror | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s central bank held its key interest rate near a record low to shield the nation’s economic recovery, as the threat of trade protectionism mounts. The [...]
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Thais probe ties between Malaysian and ‘Asean drug lord’

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Police believe the Malaysian suspect’s network smuggled drugs across the border into Malaysia for distribution. Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) will [...]
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Family of Thailand jet-ski crash victim do not want boyfriend charged

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

The boyfriend of a Victorian woman killed in a jet ski crash in Thailand is expected to be charged Thursday against her family’s wishes. Police in Phuket have said [...]
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Thailand’s next election in exactly one year: deputy PM

Thailand’s next election in exactly one year: deputy PM

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An election to restore democracy in military-ruled Thailand will take place a year from now, the government said on Wednesday, affirming for the first time widespread [...]
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‘No one at fault,’ say parents of Thailand jet-ski crash victim Emily Collie

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

The parents of a Victorian woman who died in a jet-ski crash in Thailand say they place no blame on her boyfriend, who is expected to be charged over her death. Ian and Sally [...]
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