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Thai PM to visit White House in October, trade, security on agendaThai foreign minister

Thai PM to visit White House in October, trade, security on agendaThai foreign minister

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

Thailand’s prime minister and junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha will visit the White House in October, Thailand’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, adding trade and [...]
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As Thailand’s corporate cash pile swells, investors grow restless

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

Thai companies have accumulated a record $34 billion in cash, prompting some investors to demand companies from oil producers to food suppliers consider deals to put the [...]
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Thailand closer to buying $25m US missiles

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

THAILAND’S proposed purchase of more anti-ship missiles from the United States is a reflection of that country’s concerns about its decreasing geopolitical [...]
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Thailand And Philippines Want No Part of Asia’s Dollar Bond Boom

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Over in Asia’s booming dollar-bond market, there are two notable absentees: Thailand and the Philippines. The two countries are missing out on the rush to [...]
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Thailand’s Return to Democracy May Raise Tension

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand faces the risk of discord between appointed senators and elected representatives after its expected return to democracy next year, according to former prime minister [...]
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Russian foreign minister discusses N. Korea in Thailand

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Seattletimes | 6:00 AM

Russia’s foreign minister held talks Thursday with Thailand’s top officials on counterterrorism, cybersecurity and North Korea. The visit by Sergey Lavrov came [...]
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Thailand lined up for Harpoon missile buy worth $24.9M

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has announced the possible sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Thailand. The proposed $24.9 million sale, approved by the US [...]
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Thai Billionaire Leads Four Firms With Top-20 Return Potential

11-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Investors looking for upside potential in Southeast Asia’s emerging economies would do well to follow Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont’s companies. Four that [...]
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JURISTProminent Thailand journalist charged with sedition

11-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Jurist.org | 6:00 AM

Pravit Rojanaphruk [CPJ profile], a prominent Thai journalist, was charged Tuesday with sedition and violation of Thailand’s computer laws for making political posts [...]
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Thousands of N Koreans using ‘underground railroad’ to escape to Thailand

11-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Metro.co.uk | 6:00 AM

Escaping North Korea is fraught with danger and possible death for the refugees who are brave enough to attempt to defect Kim Jong-un’s brutal regime. Yet, thousands [...]
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EXIM Thailand eyes Cambodia market

11-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Export-Import Bank (EXIM Thailand) plans to open representative offices in Cambodia and Laos later this year as part of its plans to expand in the Greater [...]
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Tillerson’s Thai stop spotlights country’s N Korea ties

Tillerson’s Thai stop spotlights country’s N Korea ties

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a pit-stop in Bangkok on Tuesday with a plea to the kingdom to curb business ties with North Korea, as Washington rounds up allies [...]
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India Builds Highway to Thailand to Counter China’s Silk Road

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When prime minister Narendra Modi’s government approved $256 million to upgrade a section of a remote border road last month, few took notice. Yet India’s [...]
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Thailand sentences man to 18 years in prison for insulting monarchy

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai man was jailed for 18 years on Wednesday for posting six video clips deemed insulting to the monarchy, his lawyer said, the latest conviction in junta-ruled Thailand [...]
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Tillerson in Thailand presses for more action on N Korea

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday pressed Thai leaders for more action on North Korea during the highest level visit to Thailand by a US official since a [...]
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