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Thailand parliament to deliberate Eastern Economic Corridor Draft Act

01-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Thai deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak has said that the draft act for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will soon be deliberated by the National Legislative [...]
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The Dangerous Buddhist Card in Thailand’s New Constitution

31-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The ruling junta’s use of religion to boost its legitimacy brings risks for the country. While the new 2017 Thailand Constitution still supports Buddhism and other [...]
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Thai woman who fled royal insult law decries targeting of activists

Thai woman who fled royal insult law decries targeting of activists

31-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai activist who fled the country to avoid a royal insult case over sharing a BBC article on Facebook Monday attacked the junta for using the legislation to target [...]
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Thai activist flees royal insult charge for posting BBC article

30-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai pro-democracy activist said on Sunday she had fled Thailand after learning she would be prosecuted for defaming the monarchy for sharing on Facebook a 2016 BBC article [...]
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Thai military government readies for another election delay

29-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s long-delayed election appears in danger of further postponement after the military junta’s appointed legislature voted to delay the implementation of a [...]
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Thai navy says 11 million pill haul a record from Laos

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand is a major drug market for ‘yaba’ — caffeine-laced meth pills produced in the notorious Golden Triangle region bordering Laos and Myanmar [...]
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PM Modi meets Thailand prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Aninews | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Narendra Modi met with Thailand prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha here on Thursday. Prime minister Modi will address the plenary session of the India-Asean [...]
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PM Narendra Modi holds talks with leaders of Thailand, Singapore, Brunei

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held bilateral talks with his counterpart from Thailand Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on strengthening cooperation in strategic areas of [...]
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Thai women’s prison highlights need for reform, drug policy rethink

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A visit by a Thai princess to a women’s prison on Thursday spotlighted the need for reform in a country that houses some of the world’s most crowded jails, partly [...]
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Direct flight links NW China’s Yinchuan to Krabi, Thailand

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A direct air route has been opened from Krabi, Thailand to Yinchuan, capital of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The first flight from Krabi landed at [...]
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How the sex industry is causing Bangkok to literally sink

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

IT’S well-known for its debauchery, but this city is experiencing an undesirable side effect of all the raunchiness. BANGKOK’s mega-brothels are being blamed for [...]
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Thailand Charges Nine in Anti-Government Protests Dating to 2013

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Wednesday charged nine leaders of anti-government protests in 2013 and 2014 with inciting insurrection and sedition in an attempt to oust Yingluck Shinawatra, who [...]
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Thailand expects 8 pct increase in tourism revenue from foreign visitors in 2018

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has said they set a growth target of 8 percent in tourism revenue from the international market during the Asean Tourism Forum (ATF) [...]
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Thailand Charges Nine in Anti-Government Protests Dating to 2013

26-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Wednesday charged nine leaders of anti-government protests in 2013 and 2014 with inciting insurrection and sedition in an attempt to oust Yingluck Shinawatra, who [...]
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Thailand defends human trafficking crackdown in fishing sector

26-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai police rejected criticism of efforts to root out human trafficking in the kingdom’s multi billion dollar seafood industry Wednesday, following accusations that [...]
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