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Thailand Wants Rich Chinese Tourists, Not Budget Groups

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand is nursing a slide in Chinese holidaymakers after cracking down on low-budget tours from the world’s most-populous country, muddying the Southeast Asian [...]
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Rolls Royce admits bribery in Thailand

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Jet engine maker Rolls Royce has agreed to pay GBP 671 ($808 million, 28.5 billion baht) to settle bribery and corruption charges brought by authorities in Britain, the US [...]
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Thailand slips in global passport ranking

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand lost two points in total score used in the Passport Index, the global ranking of countries based on how easily their citizens can travel without the need for a visa. [...]
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Terrorist ‘held in Thailand’ will sue UK ex-minister

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A former Libyan Islamist commander, who says he suffered years of torture by Moamar Gadhafi’s henchmen after British and US spies handed him over to Libya, was given [...]
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Libyan wins right to sue ex-British minister over rendition

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that a former Libyan militant can sue an ex-foreign minister over his rendition. The government failed in its appeal to prevent the [...]
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Thailand and Russia move towards joint industry programme

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

Thailand and Russia are moving closer to finalising a defence industrial collaboration programme based on the Royal Thai Army’s (RTA’s) expected purchase of [...]
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Thailand aims to operate fleet of three submarines by 2026

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has outlined a requirement to operationalise its planned fleet of three submarines by 2026, and is currently in the process of submitting this [...]
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Czech fugitive wanted for spreading HIV held in Thailand

19-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Czech fugitive wanted in his homeland for knowingly spreading HIV to multiple victims has been arrested on a Thai resort island after living in the country for more than a [...]
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Poultry export outlook solidly optimistic

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s poultry export prospects are looking more promising this year, lifted by higher demand and the resumption of fresh poultry imports by many countries after [...]
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Thailand’s CP All and three funds compete for Polish retailer Zabka – sources

18-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s top convenience store chain CP All Pcl and three private equity funds are competing to buy Polish retail chain Zabka from Mid Europa Partners, in a deal [...]
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Thailand investigates crash of Gripen fighter jet

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Otawacitizen | 6:00 AM

The Thai air force is investigating the crash of one of its Gripen fighter jets Saturday during an incident in which one of its pilots died. The crash took place at an air [...]
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NASA Satellites examine Heavy Rainfall in Southern Thailand

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Clarksvilleonline | 6:00 AM

Widespread flooding has recently caused the deaths of dozens of people in southern Thailand. Frequent and persistent downpours have resulted in record rainfall totals and [...]
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Thailand floods death toll rises to 40, more rainfall expected in coming days

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s top disaster agency said on Sunday that the country might face more hardship from unseasonable floods that have already killed 40 people in its southern part [...]
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Jet crashes during children’s air show in Thailand

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Suff | 6:00 AM

A Thai Air Force pilot was killed when his plane crashed into the ground in a ball of fire at an airshow in Thailand. Footage captured shows the JAS 39 Gripen aircraft taking [...]
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One month to determine cause of ‘Gripen’ aircraft crash in Thailand

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) is expected to take a month to investigate the cause of the fighter aircraft “Gripen” which crashed at the Hatyai Airport, [...]
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