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Special Report – Flaws found in Thailand’s human-trafficking crackdown

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

After a two-hour trek through swamp and jungle, Police Major general Thatchai Pitaneelaboot halts in a trash-strewn clearing near Thailand’s remote border with [...]
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Palestinians from Syria ask for refugee status in Thailand

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

The Palestinian petitioners, most of them children, gathered outside the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) in Bangkok in a bid to draw [...]
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Indonesia set to overtake Thailand as Southeast Asia’s biggest car market in 2014

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Auto sales in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, grew 17.8 percent in March from a year earlier, led by Toyota Motor Corp, Daihatsu Motor Co Ltd and [...]
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Nine Cambodians killed when minibus crashes in eastern Thailand

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nine Cambodians were killed on Friday when a minibus carrying migrant workers returning home for the Buddhist New Year crashed and burst into flames in eastern Thailand, the [...]
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Nationwide prayer for peace on April 18

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Temples, mosques and catholic churches nationwide will organise a mass prayer for peace in the country next Friday. Nopparat Benjawatthananan, director of the National Office [...]
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Thai police arrest British drug smuggling suspect

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Wednesday arrested an Englishman whom French police accuse of masterminding a gang that sought to smuggle cocaine and heroin through France into England six [...]
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Thailand: West Tearing Down Old World to Build a ‘New’ One

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Global Research | 6:00 AM

The first step in subjugating a population is identifying their source of strength, undermining it, and eventually eliminating it. This textbook strategy employed by empires [...]
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Terrorist bombing attacks in Southern Thailand

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

While all eyes are on Bangkok’s intense, domestic political contest, two shocking Thai insurgent attacks in mid-December slipped through the news causing little alarm. [...]
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Insurgent Bombings in Southern Thailand Target Local Economy

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

In Thailand’s volatile south, a series of suspected insurgent bombings has killed one person and wounded more than 20 others. The attacks pose a challenge to the [...]
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Protests hit Thailand arrivals

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Travel Daily Media | 6:00 AM

According to data from the country’s Tourism Department, reported by the Bangkok Post, Thailand welcomed 2.1 million visitors last month, 9.4 percent fewer than in [...]
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Move to oust Thai PM more than just a walk in the park for protesters

Move to oust Thai PM more than just a walk in the park for protesters

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two months ago, Piyavadee Boonmak was living comfortably at home. But she quit her job as a civil servant and now works as a volunteer cleaning toilets at Lumpini Park, the [...]
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Thailand’s Red Shirts brace for ‘judicial coup’

10-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

On a scorching afternoon in northeast Thailand, about 1,000 black-clad supporters of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra clenched their fists and punched imaginary opponents [...]
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Uneasy lies the head

10-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

THE political mess has reached the point where it may have to be the king, not parliament, who appoints the next prime minister. Since Thailand’s revolution of 1932, [...]
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Thailand’s deep south rocked by bomb attacks

10-Apr-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

For two days the southern town of Yala has been hit by a series of explosions that have left one dead and dozens injured. Sunai Phasuk, from Human Rights Watch, says since [...]
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Cambodia’s Rice Exports to Thailand Plummet

10-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Cambodia Daily | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s rice exports have dropped as demand from Thailand plummets following the collapse of the country’s state-buying rice plan. The Thai government is [...]
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