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‘Lucky’ Thailand must not give up on building a real democracy

23-May-2011 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:08 AM

The July 3 general election will provide a fresh opportunity for Thai voters to chart their future – but all politics is local, so many voters may be shortsighted. [...]
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Thai export growth in 2011 revised upward to 15pct: Commerce Ministry

21-May-2011 Intellasia | Thai News Agency MCOT | 5:08 PM

The Ministry of Commerce has revised Thailand’s export growth this year to 15 per cent from an earlier projection of 12 per cent, while exports in April gained nearly [...]
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Thai Airways to fly budget airline solo

21-May-2011 Intellasia | OfficialWire.com | 5:05 PM

Thai Airways International said it would form its own discount airline after two years of efforts to create one in conjunction with Tiger Airways. ”We have lost huge [...]
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Thailand political parties register for July 3 election

Thailand political parties register for July 3 election

21-May-2011 Intellasia | DPA | Oman Daily Observer | 7:01 AM

Twenty-six political parties yesterday registered their candidates to contest the July 3 general election, seen as a watershed for Thailand’s political future. [...]
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Thailand’s economic growth probably accelerated, adding rate-rise pressure

21-May-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s economic growth probably quickened last quarter to the fastest pace in a year, sustaining pressure for higher interest rates to contain inflation. Gross [...]
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Thai GDP growth probably accelerated, adding rate pressure

21-May-2011 Intellasia | BusinessWeek | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s economic growth probably quickened last quarter to the fastest pace in a year, sustaining pressure for higher interest rates to contain inflation. Gross [...]
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Thailand April vehicle exports fall on Japan quake

21-May-2011 Intellasia | MarketWatch | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s vehicle production and exports declined in April due to cutbacks by major car makers after Japan’s massive earthquake disrupted flows of crucial parts [...]
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Thailand’s election race heats up as Reds rally

21-May-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s election battle got into full swing on Thursday as a mass opposition rally to mourn protesters killed in a military crackdown a year ago underscored [...]
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Thailand urged to take part in trans-Pacific talks

21-May-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Foreign investors are calling on Thailand to step up Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks, saying the kingdom may lose its competitive edge if it fails to jump on the [...]
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Thailand to try again for stability in July polls

21-May-2011 Intellasia | ABC Radio Australia | 7:01 AM

26 political parties have signed up take part in Thailand’s July 3rd general election, after the political instability of the past five years. A year ago, the military [...]
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Thailand ‘Red Shirt’ leaders take spots on ballot

Thailand ‘Red Shirt’ leaders take spots on ballot

20-May-2011 Intellasia | AP | 2:24 PM

Leaders of last year’s “Red Shirt” anti-government protests registered their candidacies Thursday for upcoming general elections as the politics of the [...]
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Toyota’s Thailand plants recover from tsunami impact

20-May-2011 Intellasia | Asean Automotive News | 7:15 AM

The triple disaster that hit Japan in March not only knocked out auto production in Japan, but have also affected overseas plants, which still rely on Japan for parts. [...]
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Thailand slips to 27 in global competitiveness ranking

20-May-2011 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:15 AM

Translating the notion of a knowledge- and creativity-based economy into practice, enhancing the green economy, tackling rising commodity prices and accelerating budget [...]
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One year after protests, Thailand still divided

One year after protests, Thailand still divided

19-May-2011 Intellasia | AP | 2:21 PM

Cradling a framed portrait of her slain daughter, Payao Akkhahad approached a soldier outside a barracks in this vast Asian metropolis and delivered a letter asking for [...]
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Japan, Thailand in joint move to reverse tourist slump

19-May-2011 Intellasia | ANN | 7:01 AM

The Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) and Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA) will work together for the first time to help restore two-way tourism after the [...]
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