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Thailand’s military government is getting nervous

31-May-2017 Intellasia | angordailynews | 6:00 AM

There were two bombs last Monday. The one in Britain killed at least 22 people and injured 120 as they came out of a concert at Manchester Arena. It was carried out by a [...]
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UK journalist faces Thai jail for carrying protective gear

UK journalist faces Thai jail for carrying protective gear

31-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A British journalist faces up to five years in a Thai jail after he was arrested for carrying a gas mask and plates for a bullet-proof vest through Bangkok’s main [...]
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Iranian Steelmakers Bolster Presence in Thailand Market

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Financial Tribune | 6:00 AM

Thailand is currently the world’s fourth largest importer of steel and Iran is gradually becoming a major exporter to the Southeast Asian market. The kingdom imported a [...]
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Charges: Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US

30-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the US and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment unsealed last week that charges [...]
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UN slams Burma, Thailand for deporting Turk

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

The UN raised “serious concerns” on Saturday over the fate of a Turkish man deported by Myanmar and Thailand this week for alleged links to Fetullah Gulen, the [...]
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10 dealers could face questioning over car-tax dodge

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

More than 10 luxury car dealers believed to be linked to a tax avoidance scheme and a network that shipped stolen vehicles from Britain to Thailand could be summoned for [...]
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Thailand to Take on Singapore With $5.7 Billion Airport Overhaul

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand is seeking to take on Singapore’s dominance in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul with a $5.7 billion upgrade of a Vietnam War-era airport. Lockheed [...]
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Thailand to Take on Singapore With $5.7 Billion Airport Overhaul

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand is seeking to take on Singapore’s dominance in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul with a $5.7 billion upgrade of a Vietnam War-era airport. Lockheed [...]
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Eight deported from Thailand for working illegally

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

Eight Cambodian workers, aged 25 to 32, were deported from Thailand on Saturday after being detained for working there illegally, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said [...]
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UN warns Burma, Thailand for recent deportation of Turkish national

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Turkey Purge | 6:00 AM

The United Nations stated grave concern on Saturday over the deportation by Myanmar and Thailand of Muhammet Furkan Sokmen, a Turkish teacher working for two schools [...]
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Peace eludes Thailand’s mainly Muslim south

29-May-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s government is under pressure to resolve a festering ethnic conflict in the country’s deep south. The country’s southernmost provinces have a [...]
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Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US

29-May-2017 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the US and forced to be “modern day sex slaves”, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges [...]
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21 Indicted in Thailand-to-US Sex-Trafficking Ring with Tie to Minnesota

27-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Twenty-one people have been indicted in what authorities are calling a sophisticated, international sex-trafficking ring that brought hundreds of women from Thailand to [...]
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Fingerprint, facial scans to be required for SIM cards in Thailand

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Gulf-times | 6:00 AM

People in Bangkok and the insurgency-plagued deep south of Thailand will be required to have their fingerprints and faces scanned when buying pre-paid SIM cards, [...]
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Thailand to require biometric checks for pre-paid SIM cards in troubled south

27-May-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s telecoms regulator said on Thursday anyone wanting to use or buy a pre-paid SIM card for a mobile phone in the deep south will have to have their [...]
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