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Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes

17-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Facebook social media site was still available in Thailand on Tuesday after concerns arose that authorities would shut it down if Facebook did not take down content [...]
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Thailand’s April tourist arrivals up 7 pct y/y – ministry

17-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

International tourist arrivals in Thailand rose about 7 percent in April from a year earlier, led by visitors from China, Malaysia, Russia and Japan, the tourism and sports [...]
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Facebook reportedly faces shutdown in Thailand over allegedly illicit posts

17-May-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Internet Service Provider Association (Tispa) is under pressure from the government to block access to Facebook, the Bangkok Post reported Tuesday. Tispa [...]
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Body of missing Thai fisherman found after 5 days

16-May-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The body of a fisherman, who went missing after the fishing boat he was on capsized five days ago, was found today. The victim, Somchok Sutprasoet, 30, was found by a fishing [...]
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Two major drug busts in Thailand

16-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand made two major drug busts over the weekend, killing nine traffickers at its northern border with Myanmar, and interrupting an international syndicate that was trying [...]
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Thailand’s ‘failing’ public healthcare needs a lifeline

16-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Large crowds and long queues are common in almost every Thai public hospital. Rural hospitals in particular are suffering from a severe shortage of doctors and most are short [...]
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Airports of Thailand to end outsourcing of main functions

16-May-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

AIRPORTS OF THAILAND (AOT) will stop outsourcing contracts for its main businesses, while planning to set up subsidiaries to take over the currently outsourced operations, [...]
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Fast Asia Open: Thailand Q1 GDP, China retail sales

16-May-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The cyber attacks that swept the globe on Friday likely aren’t over just yet: current data show more than 1.3m computer systems are still vulnerable to infection to the [...]
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Push for robots in Thailand 4.0 planning

16-May-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thai Beverage Group and Charoen Pokphand Group, respectively owned by billionaires Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and Dhanin Chearavanont, are planning to develop robots to [...]
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Thailand GDP Grows at Faster Pace in 1Q

16-May-2017 Intellasia | Foxbusiness | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy picked up speed in the first three months of 2017, supported by stronger domestic consumption and an improvement in exports. Gross domestic product [...]
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Thailand gives Facebook until Tuesday to remove ‘illegal’ content

Thailand gives Facebook until Tuesday to remove ‘illegal’ content

15-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Facebook Thailand could face legal action next week after Thai authorities warned Facebook Inc to take down content deemed threatening to national security or violating [...]
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Flame it on the sunshine: Thai solar chicken a hot hit

15-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Not many chefs don a welding mask before they enter the kitchen, but Sila Sutharat prefers to cook his chicken sunny side up. Two hours south of Bangkok this 60-year-old [...]
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Thailand says US trade deficit ‘not significant,’ no unfair policy

15-May-2017 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Thailand said on Thursday that the US trade deficit with the kingdom was “not significant” and it had not conducted any foreign exchange rate policies to gain an [...]
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Facebook blocks scores of pages in Thailand

13-May-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Facebook blocks 178 pages deemed unlawful by the Thai criminal court, including some allegedly insulting the monarchy. Facebook has blocked access to scores of web pages in [...]
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Thailand warns Facebook to block content critical of the monarchy

13-May-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Thailand have warned Facebook to take down content critical of the monarchy, or face legal action. The social media giant has been given until next Tuesday to [...]
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