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A Thai Princess’ Fairy Tale Comes to an End

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The fairy tale finally ended, somewhat bitterly. Having been the royal consort for more than a decade, Princess Srirasmi, the official wife of Thailand’s Crown Prince [...]
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Despite risks, Thailand may consider rate cut

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Dario Pignatelli | Bloomberg | Getty Images Calls for Thai policymakers to cut interest rates are growing despite an environment of high household debt, as the economy [...]
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Thailand’s shares plunge 7pct

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s benchmark stock index headed for its biggest loss in 11 months as energy companies slumped on a rout in crude and investors speculated this year’s [...]
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Fed rate reversal threatening local rebound

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The US Federal Reserve’s rate reversal could exacerbate Thailand’s swelling household debt and provide headwind to the country’s economic rebound next year, [...]
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Thai Stocks Slump Most in 11 Months as Energy Companies Decline

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s benchmark stock index fell the most in 11 months as energy companies slumped on a rout in crude and investors speculated this year’s rally was [...]
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Generation gap widens in Thai border camps

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | UCA News | 6:00 AM

Twenty-year old Hla Ko* has an easy smile, a cool haircut and the manic energy of a young man with few ties. He studies medicine but adores politics. He has an opinion about [...]
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Thailand’s Wind Energy appoints new CEO after graft scandal

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s biggest developer of wind farms, Wind Energy Holdings (WEH), has appointed a new chief executive, the company said on Tuesday. The change follows a [...]
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Thai sea gypsies embrace modern life after tsunami

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As he gently lowers a fishing net into an azure lagoon, Saponkit Klatalay concedes he no longer roams the waters for days and nights like generations of sea gypsies before [...]
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Thai AirAsia flight forced to turn back after passenger throws hot water at crew

16-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai AirAsia (TAA) chartered flight bound for Nanjing, China, was forced to return to Don Mueang airport in Thailand after a Chinese female passenger threw scalding hot [...]
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Thai flight forced to return by unruly Chinese passengers

16-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A low-cost flight carrying passengers from Thailand to China was forced to return to Bangkok after a Chinese passenger threw hot water at a cabin attendant, the airline said [...]
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Thai tourism recruits movie star to promote Thailand in China

16-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Eturbo News | 6:00 AM

Thai movie star Mario Maurer has been appointed by the Tourism Authority of Thailand to promote Thailand in China, aiming for 5 million tourist arrivals from that country [...]
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What the Turmoil in Thailand’s Palace Means for Thai Politics (Perhaps)

16-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

As I noted last week, Thailand has been consumed by recent news that Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn appears to be on the verge of divorcing his third wife, Srirasmi, and erasing [...]
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Thailand Princess Srirasmi Abdicates Title, No Longer A Princess

Thailand Princess Srirasmi Abdicates Title, No Longer A Princess

16-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Inquisitr | 6:00 AM

The mighty will fall in the most mysterious ways. The Daily Mail is reporting that Thailand’s Princess Srirasmi has asked for, and received, official permission from [...]
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Thai AirAsia flight forced to turn back after passenger throws hot water at crew

15-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

A Thai AirAsia (TAA) chartered flight bound for Nanjing, China, was forced to return to Don Mueang airport in Thailand after a Chinese female passenger threw scalding hot [...]
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Wife of Thailand’s Crown Prince ‘relinquishes’ royal status

Wife of Thailand’s Crown Prince ‘relinquishes’ royal status

15-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The wife of Thailand’s Crown Prince has relinquished her royal title, the kingdom’s palace said Saturday, the first official confirmation of her fall from grace [...]
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