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Chinese keen on Thailand despite slowing economy

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese investment in Thailand and Asean is expected to continue despite the slow global economy, according to the Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce. President Jitti [...]
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Thailand’s aid: The US ignores the law on military funding

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Hawaiitribune | 6:00 AM

Good US relations with Thailand have been important for many years, but they now face two significant challenges. The first is an impending difficult succession in the [...]
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Thailand looking shaky

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Eastasia Forum | 6:00 AM

Thailand is struggling. The economy has stagnated and its political system is going backwards. This May marks two years since the coup – Thailand’s second in less [...]
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Thailand faces greatest shortage of skilled labour in Asean: World Bank

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

According to the World Bank (WB), Thailand will face the biggest shortage of skilled labour in the Asean region, while an academic has proposed the implementation of [...]
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Thailand: 13 straight months of negative inflation

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Thailand registered its 13th straight month of negative inflation in January, mainly due to falling oil prices, according to the latest report from the Commerce Ministry. The [...]
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Thailand has most Zika cases in region

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand is the worst-hit country in South-east Asia, with seven Zika cases uncovered between 2012 and 2014 in various provinces. The Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia and [...]
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Critics warn new draft charter will deepen Thai crisis

Critics warn new draft charter will deepen Thai crisis

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A new draft charter meant to soothe Thailand’s caustic political divisions was unveiled Friday but swiftly shot down by the toppled government who warned it would only [...]
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Thailand’s draft constitution unveiled, elections pushed back

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The News | 6:00 AM

Thailand published a draft constitution on Friday but the official in charge of drawing it up said he feared it would not resolve long-running troubles and critics said it [...]
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Alongkorn: Thailand won’t move forward if conflicts continue

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | NN0054 | 6:00 AM

A deputy speaker of the National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA) said yesterday that the country will never move forward should social and political conflicts drag on. First [...]
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Thailand’s Junta Garners Baht Support From Tourists: Chart

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Thai baht’s inflation-adjusted exchange rate has moved closely with visitor arrivals in the past five years. Income from tourism has increased 61 percent since [...]
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Colourful Thai massage-parlour boss-turned politican jailed

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A renowned Thai massage-parlour tycoon turned graft-busting politician was jailed Thursday for two years over the demolition of a stretch of seedy bars in Bangkok’s [...]
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TPP would be good for Thailand: study

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Krung Thai Bank Pcl, Thailand’s second-largest lender by assets, is cleaning up its balance sheet and preparing to make acquisitions in a bid to join the ranks of the [...]
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Swedish police travel to Thailand over bookseller disappearance

Swedish police travel to Thailand over bookseller disappearance

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Swedish detectives have travelled to Thailand to look into the disappearance of a Hong Kong-based bookseller who vanished in the kingdom and later resurfaced in Chinese [...]
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Lucky Thai dolls ‘non-human’ says aviation authority

Lucky Thai dolls ‘non-human’ says aviation authority

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s air safety body warned passengers Wednesday that lucky “child angel” dolls cannot be considered real people and must be properly stowed before [...]
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Thailand is top Asia-Pacific tourist stop thanks to Chinese

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese tourists can’t seem to get enough of Thailand, with visitor numbers to the Southeast Asian kingdom surging over the past year at one of the fastest clips in the [...]
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