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Thailand building collapse kills 3, traps 7

Thailand building collapse kills 3, traps 7

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 2:52 PM

A six-story building under construction on the outskirts of Thailand’s capital collapsed Monday, killing three workers and trapping at least seven others underneath the [...]
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Foreign minister Julie Bishop calls on Thai government to allow a transition period before banning commercial surrogacy the day after Bangkok IVF clinic is shut down

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Australia has pressed the Thai government to allow a transition period before it bans commercial surrogacy in a bid to allow Australians to receive children being carried by [...]
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Yingluck returns to Thailand after her scheduled trip

Yingluck returns to Thailand after her scheduled trip

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NNT | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrived at Don Meuang Airport this morning unannounced; her team was last seen loading several pieces of luggage into two separate [...]
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Australia acknowledges Thailand’s roadmap; hopes to see Thailand return to democracy soon

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NNT | 6:00 AM

Australia has confirmed its support for Thailand’s road map, as developed by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and hopes to see democracy returned to [...]
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Australian couple in Thai baby scandal want boy back

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

An Australian couple at the centre of a Thai surrogate scandal Sunday denied they deliberately abandoned their baby son because he had Down’s syndrome and said they [...]
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Thailand starts offering free Chinese visas

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Travel Daily Media | 6:00 AM

Chinese tourists can now enter Thailand free of charge, after the Kingdom started waiving the visa fees for citizens of China and Taiwan. From 9 August to 8 November 2014, [...]
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Couple denies abandoning surrogate-born baby

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An Australian couple denied they had abandoned their son with his Thai surrogate after learning he had Down syndrome, saying in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the [...]
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Advert ‘re-targeting’ firm seeks more business in Thailand

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

To capitalise on the rise of e-commerce in the Kingdom, Criteo – a global leader in digital performance advertising based in France – is seeking new clients in [...]
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Cebu Pacific wants unused quotas for UAE, Thailand, Taiwan

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bworld Online | 6:00 AM

THE OPERATOR of Cebu Pacific Air has asked the regulator for additional seat entitlements to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Thailand and Taiwan, according to filings with [...]
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Surrogacy Australia estimates 200 Australian would-be parents will be affected by Thailand’s commercial surrogacy ban

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Surrogacy Australia says it knows of up to 200 would-be Australian parents caught in Thailand’s planned crackdown on commercial surrogacy, but the number may be higher. [...]
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Yingluck returns to Thailand

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has returned to Thailand from her vacation as scheduled, quashing speculation that she might flee the country to avoid a thorny [...]
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Thailand Order Goes Out to ‘Suppress Human Trafficking’ Urgently

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Phuketwan | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of the Interior has ordered every province to suppress human trafficking as a matter of urgency, in accordance with the policy of the National Council for Peace [...]
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Thai junta-led assembly in debut meet as army extends grip

Thai junta-led assembly in debut meet as army extends grip

11-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s new military-stacked National Legislative Assembly convened for the first time on Friday, electing a president in a key step towards crafting a new [...]
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Japanese businessperson fathered 13 surrogate babies in Thailand – police

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

Thai police said on Friday they had found four more babies they suspect were fathered by a Japanese businessperson who has fled from Thailand, bringing the total to 13 [...]
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Thai legislature meets after appointment by junta

Thai legislature meets after appointment by junta

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

Thailand’s military-dominated interim legislature on Friday held its first meeting since it was appointed by the junta following a coup more than two months ago. The [...]
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