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China seeks special trade zones in Asean

22-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The Chinese government will continue to encourage major Chinese enterprises to invest in Asean countries while at the same time try to establish an economic and trade [...]
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Thailand’s PM Abhisit Vejjajiva: ‘He’s only good at talking’

22-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Asian Correspondent | 7:01 AM

There is now little doubt that in the campaign for the up and coming Thai general election the performance of both incumbent Thai prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, and his [...]
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Thailand operator picked to run luxury UAE resort

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | arabianbusiness.com | 7:01 AM

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) said on Sunday that it had appointed a new operator to run its Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa after [...]
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Thai May exports up 17.6 pct y/y; $0.28b surplus

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Thai customs-cleared trade data from the Commerce Ministry. (Percentage change from a year earlier; figures may not add up exactly due to rounding): May April March February [...]
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Thailand aims for 15pct rice output increase by 2015

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Forexyard | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Thailand, the world’s biggest rice exporter, planned to increase annual production by 15 percent to 35 million tonnes of paddy by 2015 to meet rising global demand, a [...]
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Brunei Royalty’s $20m bill may thwart Singapore’s medical ambitions

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

It’s a S$24.8 million ($20 million) medical bill that shocked oil-rich Brunei and may hinder Singapore’s bid to become a top medical-tourist destination. Susan [...]
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Thailand’s Election Commission and the ‘fear factor’

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

As the political campaign enters its final twelve days, it is clear that the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) remains largely a passive entity, without any plans to [...]
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Parties feel the pressure of pedal power

Parties feel the pressure of pedal power

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

More than 100 people took part in a campaign in Bangkok yesterday to pressure parties to adopt policies to promote cycling as an alternative mean of transport. The cyclists, [...]
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Yingluck should be more gutsy

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

The Bhumjaithai Party has suggested Pheu Thai’s No.1 party list candidate Yingluck Shinawatra should display more of her ideas and capabilities if she wanted to be the [...]
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Production cuts put dent in May sales

Production cuts put dent in May sales

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

Unlike other Japanese car brands, only Toyota and Honda felt a heavy impact from parts supply shortages after Japan’s earthquake and tsunami in March as their [...]
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THAI poised to make fleet wide-body only

THAI poised to make fleet wide-body only

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

The plan comes in the light of the flag carrier’s move to turn over its domestic flights operated by narrow-body jets to its proposed sister carrier, tentatively known [...]
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Pheu Thai unveils ‘justice panel’

20-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The Pheu Thai party has started to unveil details of its plan to bring deposed prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra back to Thailand later this year if it wins the election and [...]
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Thailand’s international reserves fall

20-Jun-2011 Intellasia | RTT News | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s international reserves fell to $185.89 billion in the week ended June 10 from $186.88 billion in the previous week, data from Bank of Thailand showed Friday. [...]
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Thai Yellow Shirts protest against leaders, UNESCO temple listing

20-Jun-2011 Intellasia | voanews.com | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s royalist Yellow Shirts have protested outside the United Nations Cultural agency in Bangkok, urging it to withdraw world heritage status for a Cambodian [...]
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Parties aim to boost Thailand’s international competitiveness

20-Jun-2011 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

Dr Olarn Chaipravat, chief economic strategist of the Pheu Thai Party, has outlined three major policies which will be implemented if the party wins the July 3 election and [...]
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