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Korea, Thailand Lure Bond Flows Amid Current Account Surpluses

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When it comes to Asian bonds right now, getting the highest yield doesn’t seem to be the top priority. As investors pile back into emerging debt, the two nations luring [...]
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Some 3600 US Personnel to Participate in Joint Exercise in Thailand

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Approximately 3,600 US personnel will take part in an annual multinational exercise Cobra Gold (CG), co-sponsored by the United States and Thailand, the US Army said in a [...]
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Thailand seeks India’s partnership in pharma, bio-tech

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Hindu Business Line | 6:00 AM

Thailand is seeking India’s cooperation in a number of sectors, such as aerospace, automation, medical devices, pharmaceutical, bio-technology and IT/ITes, as it [...]
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US, Thailand to Launch 2017 Cobra Gold Military Exercises

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Asia’s largest multinational drill will kick off on February 14. On Tuesday, the United States and Thailand will kick off the 2017 iteration of the annual Cobra Gold [...]
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Trump and the US-Thailand Alliance

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The new chapter some are hoping for may not read the way Bangkok would like it to. For US military officials, the annual Cobra Gold military exercise – Asia’s [...]
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Thailand hands out prenatal vitamins for Valentine’s Day

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Thai government is handing out pills it calls “very magical vitamins” to prospective mothers to boost the [...]
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This company makes food packaging out of bamboo to cut down on trash

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Universal Biopack makes packaging that it sells to restaurants and manufacturers. But rather than plastic, it uses a mixture of bamboo and cassava, crops that are widely [...]
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More than 90pct of Internet Users in Thailand Use Smartphones to Go Online

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Emarketer | 6:00 AM

Smartphones are increasingly the dominant means of internet access and online activity in Thailand. The country’s smartphone users are among the most active in [...]
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Thailand extends tourist-friendly visa policies till late August

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

Visitors with Chinese passports can head directly to Thailand without having to apply for a visa, as the Thai government extends a visa policy that was to expire on February [...]
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Thailand’s economic outlook dims on fewer low-budget Chinese tourists

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | China Daily | 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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Thailand seeks investments from India in biotech, electronics

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Business-Standard | 6:00 AM

Seeking investments from India in areas like automation, smart electronics and biotech, Thailand Board of Investment has said that the country provides tax holidays and an [...]
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Thailand Puts Activist on Trial for Sharing BBC Article on Facebook

Thailand Puts Activist on Trial for Sharing BBC Article on Facebook

13-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Thai courts have agreed to put a well-known activist on trial for the crime of lese-majeste, or insulting the royal family. He is the first person accused of the offense [...]
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Thailand to try activist who shared king’s profile on Facebook

13-Feb-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand will put an activist on trial for insulting the monarchy, after he shared a profile of new King Maha Vajiralongkorn. Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, an opponent of the [...]
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Boyfriend to accept charges over Emily Collie’s death in Thailand jet-ski crash

13-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

The devastated boyfriend of Emily Collie, who has been charged over her death after their jet-skis collided in Phuket, says he will “take full responsibility for what [...]
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Thailand seeks cooperation to question M’sian with links to Asean Drug Lord

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) will seek the cooperation of the Malaysian authorities to interrogate a man they detained recently, for possible links [...]
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