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NCPO aims to push ahead with its reform roadmap

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NNT | 6:00 AM

Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong has stated that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will spare no efforts restoring investors’ confidence and the [...]
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Thailand junta woos foreign investors with ‘open economy’ plans

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The Thai junta’s economic czar sought to woo foreign investors on Wednesday with a vision of an “open economy” boosted by much-expanded land, sea and air [...]
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Thailand to set up digital boards to find missing cars, people

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Police will set up digital billboards at intersections and public places to spread information on missing people and stolen vehicles following a successful trial. Pol general [...]
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Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit

Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai court on Thursday dismissed charges of murder and abuse of power against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody crackdown on [...]
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Thailand Prepares for New Round of Peace Talks

Thailand Prepares for New Round of Peace Talks

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military-led government is planning to hold talks with separatist groups in Southern Thailand to try to end a decade of violence that has claimed more than [...]
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Thailand’s military prime minister

Thailand’s military prime minister

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

NOW it is official. Thailand’s military dictator is now also Thailand’s prime minister. At 10.39am on August 25th Prayuth Chan-ocha received the royal command in [...]
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Thailand’s king Bhumibol Adulyade endorsed general Prayuth Chan-ocha as PM

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Jagranjosh | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s king Bhumibol Adulyade on 25 August 2014 formally endorsed its military coup leader general Prayuth Chan-ocha as the prime minister of Thailand. general [...]
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One Person Holds the Three Most Powerful Positions in Thailand Today

One Person Holds the Three Most Powerful Positions in Thailand Today

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Global Voices Online | 6:00 AM

Prayuth Chan-ocha, the commander of the Royal Thai Army which staged a coup last May and installed a government known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has [...]
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India for talks to boost connectivity with Thailand, Burma

India for talks to boost connectivity with Thailand, Burma

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India today said it has proposed three-way talks with Myanmar and Thailand on negotiations over a Transit Transport Agreement for the Trilateral Highway to boost connectivity [...]
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Thailand to Curb Stock Manipulation With Hefty Fines

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

Thailand is planning new rules to check stock-market manipulation by allowing the regulator to file civil lawsuits and impose hefty fines on the law-breakers. The rules take [...]
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In Thailand’s surrogacy industry, profit and a moral quagmire

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Soon after the first surrogate mother from this remote village gave birth, neighbours noticed her new car and conspicuous home renovations, sending ripples of envy through [...]
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Thai tycoon back on acquisition trail

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Thai tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is again on the acquisition trail in southeast Asia, talking with Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp and its insurance arm about buying their [...]
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Thailand’s Business in Paid Surrogates May Be Foundering in a Moral Quagmire

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Soon after the first surrogate mother from this remote village gave birth, neighbours noticed her new car and conspicuous home renovations, sending ripples of envy through [...]
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Thailand’s junta to lend farmers $430m to battle loan sharks

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government will lend farmers and their children a combined 11 billion baht (S$430 million) in an effort to fight off loan sharks as high levels of [...]
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Thailand to take lead in South talks

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Malaysia wants Thailand’s military to take point in peace negotiations with Muslim insurgents in the far South, prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said Tuesday. During a [...]
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