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Legal team told to gear up for ICJ battle

12-May-2012 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has told Thailand’s legal team to prepare to oppose Cambodia’s request that the International Court of Justice interpret its [...]
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IMF says Thailand should unwind stimulus with recovery

IMF says Thailand should unwind stimulus with recovery

12-May-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

The International Monetary Fund said Thailand should be ready to increase interest rates and exit fiscal stimulus when the recovery strengthens. “Directors agreed that [...]
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Thailand buys Chinese tablet computers for schools

Thailand buys Chinese tablet computers for schools

12-May-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Thailand on Thursday signed a multi million dollar deal to buy hundreds of thousands of Chinese-made tablet computers for primary school children, an official statement said. [...]
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BOT not worried by all-time high foreign currency debt

11-May-2012 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

The central bank’s data revealed that the outstanding foreign-currency debt of all sectors, except its own, showed an increase from the previous month. It attributed [...]
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Will Ampon’s death see democracy reborn in Thailand?

11-May-2012 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The death of Ampon Tangnoppakul, better known as Ah Kong, once again has thrust Section 112 of the constitution into the public limelight. News of his death was widely [...]
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Thai man’s death stokes calls for royal insult law change

Thai man’s death stokes calls for royal insult law change

11-May-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Protesters demanding the reform of Thailand’s lese-majeste law held a religious ceremony on Wednesday beside the body of a man who died in prison a few months after [...]
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Group steps up bid to change draconian lese majeste law

Group steps up bid to change draconian lese majeste law

11-May-2012 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

A group seeking amendment to the lese majeste law is stepping up its campaign following the death of an elderly man detained in a case in which he was found guilty of sending [...]
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Thailand freezes energy prices to fight inflation

11-May-2012 Intellasia | WSJ | 7:01 AM

A recent pullback in high oil prices could help ease inflation pressures in Thailand, the government said Wednesday, even as it takes further measures to keep domestic price [...]
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Hundreds gather to mourn Thai lese majeste convict

Hundreds gather to mourn Thai lese majeste convict

10-May-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:06 AM

Hundreds of people gathered in Bangkok on Wednesday to mourn the death of a Thai grandfather imprisoned for defaming the monarchy as an autopsy suggested liver cancer was the [...]
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Thai prisoner’s death reignites royal slur debate

Thai prisoner’s death reignites royal slur debate

09-May-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:42 AM

A Thai grandfather who became a symbol of a budding free speech movement after he was jailed for defaming the monarchy has died in prison, his lawyer said Tuesday, fanning [...]
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Korean baht bond issuance set to grow

09-May-2012 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s plentiful liquidity and low interest rates have attracted overseas investors issuing baht bonds in the Thai market, particularly South Korean banks. By [...]
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From truce to reconciliation in Thailand

From truce to reconciliation in Thailand

08-May-2012 Intellasia | WSJ | 7:05 AM

Thaksin Shinawatra just can’t be kept down. The Thai military, the minority Democrat Party, and monarchists clad in yellow and other colors all cannot stand the former [...]
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Thailand walks a tightrope on South China Sea

08-May-2012 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:05 AM

When Thailand serves as the new coordinating country for Asean-China relations beginning July, expectations are extremely high that the country, which has an intimate tie [...]
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Thailand investigates deadly petrochemical estate blast

08-May-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:05 AM

Thai authorities were investigating on Sunday a blast that killed 12 people and wounded at least 105 at one of the world’s biggest petrochemical hubs. Explosions [...]
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Blaze at Thai chemical factory kills 12

Blaze at Thai chemical factory kills 12

07-May-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:22 AM

A large blaze at a chemical factory in eastern Thailand killed 12 people, injured more than 100 and spewed toxic smoke into the air, the health ministry said on Sunday. [...]
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