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Ambassadors from Thailand to Mexico present credentials to Rivlin

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Jpost | 6:00 AM

President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday accepted the credentials of five ambassadors to Israel. Throughout the morning the envoys, one after another, came to the [...]
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Thai junta orders cancellation of human rights event

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military rulers Thursday banned a panel discussion exploring rights abuses alleged to have taken place during the junta’s one-year rule. Thai Lawyers [...]
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Four Thai soldiers killed in deep south ambush

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Four Thai soldiers returning from a football match were shot dead in an ambush in the country’s deep south, police said Thursday. The attack took place on Wednesday [...]
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Specter of Instability Rising Again in Thailand

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

After a year of military-imposed political order, the specter of instability is rising again in Thailand. As self-exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra and coup-maker [...]
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In Thailand: Junta boss happy to stay in power, if Thais want him

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Pulse | 6:00 AM

Since overthrowing Yingluck Shinawatra’s government in May last year, Prayuth Chan-ocha has been criticised by countries such as the United States for his undemocratic [...]
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Thai PM: I will pack my bag and go home after election

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has said he is committed to stepping down from power following democratic elections – which have not yet been [...]
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Singapore, Thailand reaffirm bilateral relations

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s deputy prime minister and minister for Foreign Affairs Tanasak Patimapragorn is on an introductory visit to Singapore and he met the Republic’s [...]
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Thailand: Drop Charges Against Student Activists

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities should immediately drop criminal charges against 11 student activists who peacefully expressed opposition to military rule, Human Rights Watch said today. On [...]
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Four soldiers shot dead in southern Thailand

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Four plainclothes soldiers were shot dead on Wednesday in an ambush by unidentified gunmen in Thailand’s southern province of Yala, police said. Thailand is [...]
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Defence Ministry gives green light to army patrols at Malaysia-Thai border

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said today he has “no objection” to the proposal that the military takes over patrols along the Malaysia-Thailand border. The [...]
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Thailand plans to unveil new commercial airport by 2017

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand will develop a new international commercial airport at an existing naval air base outside the capital, Bangkok, the transport minister said on Wednesday, as the [...]
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Energy Drink Carabao Dang, Named After Rock Band Is Thailand’s Big Fizz

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

In an economy that has lost its fizz, demand for energy drinks in Thailand remains frothy. The long time market leader is not Red Bull but unlisted Osotspa’s M150, [...]
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Cops to start exhuming migrant mass graves near Thai border today

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s police will be sending a forensics and retrieval team across the Thai border to begin the exhumation of a mass grave site near the village of Wang Kelian [...]
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Thailand’s 50 Richest 2015: Collective Wealth Crosses $100 Billion

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Amid Thailand’s economic drought, which followed last year’s military coup, Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi’s Thai Beverage, maker of Chang beer, reported [...]
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EconomyConsumer confidence in Thailand weakens again

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

It may be the Land Of A Thousand Smiles, but consumers continue frowning. Consumer confidence in Thailand fell for the fifth straight month in May, down 1 point to reading of [...]
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