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‘Grieving Thailand will emerge stronger’

09-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Most pundits expect a difficult next several months for the Thai economy, following the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej three weeks ago. Consumer sentiment, [...]
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Thailand urged to find ways to offset China slowdown

09-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand must strengthen its domestic economy and explore new export destinations to offset China’s slower growth, says a source at the finance ministry. The diminished [...]
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The price of rice in Thailand

09-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

The military government in Bangkok is offering more subsidies for rice farmers, who are struggling in the face of low prices. The junta hints the opposition is behind the [...]
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Thailand mourns the late, great monarch, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

09-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 6:00 AM

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was revered as the “father of the nation” among Thailand’s 67 million people, passed away 13 October, 2016. The [...]
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The Death of Thailand’s King Is Turning the Country’s Fashion Industry Black

09-Nov-2016 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Jaruporn Osathanont, a clothing store owner at Platinum Fashion Mall in Bangkok, was preparing her lunch in her shop – rice and spicy pork rib soup – when two [...]
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Rody on idol Putin: We have similarities

09-Nov-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

President Duterte has described Russian President Vladimir Putin as his “idol,” saying he shares some similarities with him. When an Al Jazeera host showed [...]
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Anxiety in Manila as Duterte Blasts US, Embraces China

09-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

During long hours stuck in Manila’s choking traffic, taxi driver Maning Yabut constantly hears about the anxieties of Filipinos from all walks of life. These days, the [...]
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Ousted Thai PM sells rice as pressure cooks over farmers’ plight

Ousted Thai PM sells rice as pressure cooks over farmers’ plight

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra doled out sacks of rice to hundreds of star-struck shoppers on Saturday, in her latest move to outshine junta efforts to support farmers [...]
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Prominent UK rights activist, fearing for safety, leaves Thailand

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Prominent British rights activist Andy Hall left Thailand early on Monday (November 7), saying he feared for his safety amid legal problems and growing harassment from [...]
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Thailand must join the LGBTI battle

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Just a month ago, Thailand celebrated the United Nations Human Rights Council’s appointment of Vitit Muntarbhorn, a Thai international law professor, as the first [...]
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Thailand’s Tourism Industry Depends on China for Growth

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Skift | 6:00 AM

Thailand still expects to reach its forecast of 32.4 million visitors this year, the tourism and sports minister said on Friday, a target that was revised lower in early [...]
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Subsidised cooking oil from Malaysia still sold in Thailand

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

OVER the past decade, Mek Su has been earning a living selling pulut ayam (glutinous rice served with deep-fried chicken) in front of a shophouse row along the main road of [...]
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The Death of Thailand’s King Is Turning the Country’s Fashion Industry Black

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Jaruporn Osathanont, a clothing store owner at Platinum Fashion Mall in Bangkok, was preparing her lunch in her shop – rice and spicy pork rib soup – when two [...]
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Paruskavan Palace hosts special exhibition to honor King Bhumibol

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Pattaya Mail | 6:00 AM

A special photographic exhibition has been organised to honor HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Numerous photos showing the late monarch at work with the police have been [...]
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Thailand unveils $514 million in rice loans as political tensions bubble

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s rice committee announced new loan schemes worth $514 million on Monday to help rice growers struggling with falling prices as farmers of the grain become the [...]
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