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Travellers paid 8pct less on hotel prices in Thailand

12-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Pattaya Today | 6:00 AM

According to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the number of travellers to Thailand surged in 2015. Visitor arrivals increased by 20.4 percent over 2014, totalling 29.8 [...]
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Thailand’s Interior Ministry Launches Measures for Road Safety During Songkran

12-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Chiangrai Times | 6:00 AM

Permanent Secretary of the Interior Ministry, Kritsada Boonrat, stated that he has called on all agencies to strictly carry out measures to prevent casualties from road [...]
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Magazine’s November issue banned in Thailand

12-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Couriermail | 6:00 AM

Last November’s issue of Marie Claire magazine has been retrospectively banned in Thailand, a news report says. The fashion magazine’s French edition contained an [...]
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Thailand bans old edition of Marie Claire for insulting monarchy

11-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand banned imports and sales of a six-month-old edition of women’s magazine Marie Claire on Friday over an article it said carried content insulting to its royal [...]
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Thailand may bring forward 900-MHz re-auction

11-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Totaltele | 6:00 AM

Government reportedly rejects AIS offer to acquire forfeited 4G spectrum. Thailand may bring forward the re-auction of forfeited 4G spectrum to May, and has rejected mobile [...]
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Thai police investigate Line stickers lampooning royal family

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police are investigating stickers lampooning Thailand’s royal family which appeared briefly on the popular Japan-based Line instant messaging service, a police [...]
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Toppled Thai party meets for Thaksin Skype address

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of ex-MPs from Thailand’s toppled government met in public for the first time Thursday to hear a Skype address from the self-exiled former premier Thaksin [...]
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Thailand Is in Danger of Becoming an Established Military Dictatorship

Thailand Is in Danger of Becoming an Established Military Dictatorship

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Thailand has moved one step closer towards entrenched military rule in recent days, after the governing junta granted sweeping powers of arrest and detention to military [...]
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Thailand’s Junta Tightens the Screws on Shinawatra Country

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Asiasentinel | 6:00 AM

A year and a half after Thailand’s junta seized power, the so-called Isaan region – the northeast that formed the power base of the Shinawatra clan – has [...]
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Thailand investigates 16 people on Panama Papers list

Thailand investigates 16 people on Panama Papers list

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand is investigating 16 people, including current and former politicians and well-known business people, whose names appeared in the “Panama Papers”, a top [...]
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From Russia to Thailand, with love

08-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Shunned by allies since its May 2014 coup, facing mounting political resistance at home, and battling economic headwinds, the Thai military junta has few options that could [...]
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Ripped jeans, mirror shades: Thai retail gets hip to $50 billion govt stimulus hopes

08-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In a downtown Bangkok mall, ripped jeans and mirror sunglasses aimed at fast-fashion teens show how Thai retailers are getting ready for the next big thing – a [...]
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PM expresses concern with US spokesman’s remark on Thai politics

08-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Thaivisa | 6:00 AM

Government Spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd has said prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is worried by a recent remark made by the spokesman for the US Bureau of East Asian and [...]
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Referendum masks deeper question: Do Thais want democracy?

08-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Nation multimedia | 6:00 AM

The letter seems to be somewhat confused, perhaps because the whole political situation is confused from top to bottom. Thailand seems unable to jump off the same old [...]
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The Next Phase of Thailand’s Political Struggle

08-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Stratfor | 6:00 AM

Forecast Thailand’s new draft constitution will cement the military’s role as the country’s ultimate authority and will hinder attempts by exiled prime [...]
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