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POEA bans deployment of workers to parts of Thailand

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration imposed a ban Monday on the deployment of newly hired Filipino workers to three places in Thailand in light of the [...]
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Thailand offers lower price for rice after bid

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 6:00 AM

After losing to Vietnam in the Philippine government’s auction to supply 500,000 metric tonnes of rice last November, Thailand is still bent on bagging the supply [...]
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Tata Motors says managing director dies after fall

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India’s Tata Motors managing director Karl Slym died on Sunday after apparently falling at a hotel in Bangkok where he was attending a board meeting, a company [...]
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Thailand Protesters Block Advance Voting for February 2 Elections

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Antigovernment protesters blockaded voting centers around Bangkok and in parts of southern Thailand Sunday, disrupting advance voting in contentious national elections [...]
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Thailand’s Princess Bajrakitiyabha to visit S’pore on LKY Exchange Fellowship

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol will visit Singapore as the 42nd Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow (LKYEF) from January 27-28. While in Singapore, she will meet [...]
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Thai anti-government protester killed, adds to doubts over election

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai anti-government protest leader was shot and killed in Bangkok on Sunday when violence erupted as demonstrators blocked early voting in many areas of the capital ahead [...]
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Thai red-shirt heartland backs government despite rice fiasco

Thai red-shirt heartland backs government despite rice fiasco

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rice farmer Thiwakorn Chomchan hasn’t been paid in 2 months, but he is not angry with Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whose flagship policy is meant to [...]
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Tata Motors executive dies in Thailand; police suspect suicide

Tata Motors executive dies in Thailand; police suspect suicide

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Karl Slym, managing director of India’s Tata Motors Ltd (NSI:TATAMOTORS), died after falling from a hotel room in Bangkok in what police said on Monday could be [...]
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Thai protest leader asks for military protection

Thai protest leader asks for military protection

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has asked for the protection of Thailand’s powerful military after a protest leader was shot dead and the besieged [...]
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Thai Tourism Hurt as Protests Dent Lunar New Year Trips: Economy

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thai anti-government protests that have shut down parts of Bangkok may cost the nation’s tourism industry as Chinese visitors cancel trips during the lunar new year [...]
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Thai protesters obstruct vote; 1 dead in violence

Thai protesters obstruct vote; 1 dead in violence

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Anti-government demonstrators swarmed dozens of polling stations in Thailand on Sunday to stop advance voting for next week’s general elections, chaining gates shut, [...]
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Violence, protests blight advance voting for disputed Thai poll

Violence, protests blight advance voting for disputed Thai poll

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai protest leader was shot dead Sunday as fellow demonstrators besieged polling stations in Bangkok, disrupting advance voting for hundreds of thousands of people before [...]
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Thai protesters block polling stations in Bangkok

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Anti-government demonstrators trying to derail a contentious general election scheduled next week in Thailand swarmed dozens of polling stations Sunday, chaining doors and [...]
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Thai anti-government protest leader shot dead in Bangkok violence – police

Thai anti-government protest leader shot dead in Bangkok violence – police

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A man identified by police as one of the leaders of anti-government protests in Thailand was shot dead on Sunday when violence erupted as demonstrators in Bangkok blocked [...]
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Drawn-out Thai crisis unsettles investors, may deter new money

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Long-term foreign investors say they are sticking with Thailand despite its political woes but the threat of worsening chaos may scare away new money as companies scope out [...]
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