Click for Bangkok, Thailand Forecast

Category: ThailandSubscribe via RSS Feed

N. Korean ambassador asks Thailand to open Pyonyang embassy

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Nknews | 6:00 AM

The North Korean ambassador to Thailand last week asked the Thai authorities to set up an embassy in Pyongyang, according to the Bangkok post. Thai deputy prime minister [...]
» More

Japanese man sues Thailand for return of surrogate-born children

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

A 24-year-old Japanese man has sued the Thai government for the return of children born between him and surrogate mothers, a senior Thai government official said Tuesday. The [...]
» More

Turkish NGOs rally for help to Uighurs in Thailand

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Daily Sabah | 6:00 AM

A group of Turkish non-governmental organisations staged a rally in Istanbul on Tuesday asking the government to help the hundreds of Uighurs detained in Thailand, as well as [...]
» More

Royal Mint seeks expansion into Southeast Asia with Thailand deal

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Royal Mint has struck a deal with the Thai government which could generate millions of pounds of business for the company in Southeast Asia. The UK government-owned firm [...]
» More

Thailand’s Land & Houses targets 8 pct rise in 2015 housing sales

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s largest home builder Land & Houses PCL said on Wednesday it planned to invest 12 billion baht ($366 million)this year and aimed for housing sales of 34 [...]
» More

Thailand to adopt fines, GPS to ‘eradicate slave trade’

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand is deploying GPS on fishing boats, adopting steep fines and a budget to hire 700 anti-corruption staff in an effort to combat human trafficking ahead of a US [...]
» More

Thailand’s Military Dictators Extend Hold on Power

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s capital has lost none of its frenetic motion or relaxed informality. But it is a bit quieter of late, with last year’s demonstrators dispersed by the [...]
» More

Japan’s JSP to build EPP plants in China, Thailand

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Plastics News | 6:00 AM

Japanese plastic foam manufacturer JSP Corp. is investing $15.2 million in factories in China and Thailand to make expanded polypropylene, to meet what it said is increased [...]
» More

Tensions increase between Thailand and Cambodia

Tensions increase between Thailand and Cambodia

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Worldbulletin | 6:00 AM

Cambodian press allege Thai soldiers ‘admit’ burning alive two Cambodian motorbike smugglers, whilst claims that Cambodian police accused of threatening [...]
» More

Thailand’s simmering security crisis gathers steam

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Eastasia Forum | 6:00 AM

A quiet but increasingly deadly struggle is taking place in Thailand’s deep south. But why has the security crisis in the three southernmost insurgency-affected [...]
» More

THAILAND PRESS-SEC, stock exchange to plug private placement loopholes- The Nation

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

The Stock Exchange of Thailand and the Securities and Exchange Commission are looking for ways to plug loopholes in regulations regarding private placements, The Nation [...]
» More

Caffe Bene advances into Thailand, Laos

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Caffe Bene, a local coffee chain, has unveiled a plan to enter Thailand and Laos by signing master franchise agreements with Thailand’s largest media company JKN Global [...]
» More

Australian journalist Alan Morison facing jail in Thailand, calls for help from Abbott government

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

AN AUSTRALIAN journalist facing a lengthy jail-term in Thailand for reprinting part of a controversial but award-winning article on the country’s people smuggling [...]
» More

Thailand to hold next round of RCEP meet in February

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

RCEP, a grouping of 16 nations, including India, China and Australia, will meet next month in Thailand to resolve issues for concluding a mega trade deal covering various [...]
» More

Tweeting Protest in Thailand

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Harvard Politics | 6:00 AM

“Thank you Mark Zuckerberg,” said Saowaluk, a Thai protestor and part of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) movement that took to the streets [...]
» More