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Thailand arrests suspect in connection with Bangkok hospital bomb

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

Thai authorities have arrested a 62-year-old man in connection with a bomb attack at a military-owned hospital in Bangkok that wounded 24 people last month, the defense [...]
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Thailand faces losing tourists to neighbours

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Expanding air traffic to the region could lead to lost travel opportunities for Thailand in the future as tourists fly directly to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV), [...]
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Thailand confirms order of VN-1 APCs from China

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The Thai government has confirmed that it will spend THB2.3 billion (USD68 million) on procuring an initial batch of 34 8×8 VN-1 armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from [...]
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Thailand launches website to promote Thai products

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Foreign Ministry launched a new website on Thursday together with touch-screen kiosks to drive kingdom’s premium products and services to the eyes of [...]
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Thailand in $67 million deal to buy armoured personnel carriers

16-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand will buy 34 armoured personnel carriers from China worth 2.3 billion baht ($68 million), the Southeast Asian nation’s army chief said on Wednesday, the latest [...]
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Twerking star leaves Thai junta chief hot and bothered

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

Twerking nine to three is the new way to make a living for a teenage Thai music star whose eye-popping dance moves have enraged the country’s military strongman. [...]
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Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?

16-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A closer look at a new approval by the Thai government this week. On June 14, Thai media outlets reported that the cabinet had approved the Royal Thai Army (RTA) proposal to [...]
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Cybersecurity pros lacking in Thailand

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

Thailand is facing a big shortage of information security professionals, with fewer than 1,000 Thais working in the cybersecurity field. Of the total, only 198 Thais have [...]
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Thailand announces USD6.5 billion defence budget

16-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government has proposed a defence budget of THB222.4 billion (USD6.5 billion) for 2018, representing a year-on-year increase of about 5 percent. New [...]
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Thais hope Thailand-China rail project to be launched soon

16-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Many Thais recently expressed their hope to see the construction of Thailand-China railway project begin sooner as Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has confirmed that [...]
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Thai junta vows to force through China railway

15-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta chief on Tuesday said he would invoke his ‘absolute powers’ to clear hurdles holding up a multi billion-dollar deal with China to build a [...]
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Thai police bust 400,000 SIM card Chinese ‘click farm’

15-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three Chinese men were detained in Thailand on Tuesday after police discovered they were running a ‘click farm’ from a house near the Cambodian border to generate [...]
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UN urges Thailand to revise laws against insults of monarchy

15-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The UN human rights office says Thailand should bring its laws criminalising insults against the monarchy in line with international law. Office spokesman Rupert Colville [...]
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Thailand in $67 million deal to buy armoured personnel carriers from China

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

Thailand will buy 34 armoured personnel carriers from China worth 2.3 billion baht ($68 million), the Southeast Asian nation’s army chief said on Wednesday, the latest [...]
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Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

14-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Panama switched diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China on Tuesday, dealing a major victory to Beijing in its drive to isolate the self-governing island it claims as its [...]
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