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Thailand: No quick fix for flooding problem, says the PM

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Prayut laments long-standing issues and vows to take care of affected people. Prime minister general Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday said it was impossible for Thailand to be [...]
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Thailand moves toward abolishing death penalty

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

AS MANY as 447 convicts are now on death row in Thailand, which is reviewing the use of death penalty. “We have started with the move to allow judges to exercise their [...]
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Malaysian police: Be careful when travelling in southern Thailand

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Kelantan police have advised Malaysians travelling to Thailand to be more careful since the southern province of the country is still in turmoil. State police chief Datuk [...]
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Thailand’s September tourist arrivals up 5.75 pct y/y ministry

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

International tourist arrivals in Thailand rose 5.75 percent in September from a year earlier, led by visitors from East Asia, the government said on Tuesday. Foreign [...]
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Reconciliation is top issue to unite divisive Thailand, says Anek

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Still an ideological peace advocate, Anek Laothamatas dreams of how best to forge reconciliation in divisive Thailand. Being appointed as chair of the new political reform [...]
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Path to Thailand 4.0 is a cyber minefield: The Nation

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In its editorial on October 13, the paper said as Thailand heads into the cyber age, it needs to anticipate the dangers and develop measures to combat them. As we head [...]
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How Thailand built Southeast Asia’s most sustainable stock exchange

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Eco-business.com/ | 6:00 AM

Sustainability reporting is not mandatory in Thailandand yet Thai firms outnumber their Asean peers in the latest Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Kesara Manchusree, head of [...]
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to meet Prayuth in Thailand

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and co-founder of Facebook, will visit Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in Thailand later this month. Deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak said [...]
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Thailand aims to be become a developed country within 20 years

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Spilled my coffee by just reading the title, couldn’t dare reading the article. The usual nonsense, of course. But we need submarines for $1 billion, which are much [...]
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Taiwan asks Thailand to reciprocate visa-free entry

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

VISA-FREE ENTRY will attract more Taiwanese tourists and investors to Thailand, says Chen-Yuan Tung, a representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Thailand. [...]
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Aksem foils father and son attempt to smuggle subsidised cooking oil into Thailand

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysia Border Security Agency (Aksem) had foiled an attempt by a Thai man and his father to smuggle out 1,234 kilogram of subsidised cooking oil Wednesday. The duo was [...]
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Thailand Prepares to Say Farewell to ‘The People’s King’ His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Chiangrai Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand is putting the finishing touches this month to a lavish five-day funeral ceremony in a final goodbye to its late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who helped shape the [...]
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Thailand has long list of aid for Rakhine

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Mmtimes | 6:00 AM

As a close neighbour of Myanmar, Thailand has provided humanitarian assistance both in cash and kind to affected villagers in northern Rakhine State as well as to Cox’s [...]
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One year after King’s death, Thais prepare for final goodbye

One year after King’s death, Thais prepare for final goodbye

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Monks led sombre ceremonies across Thailand Friday to mark one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as the grieving nation prepares to bid a final farewell to the [...]
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Sinar Mas seals MoU with Canaan to supply palm oil products to Thailand

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

PT Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Canaan Enterprise Company Ltd to boost shipment of derivative products of crude palm [...]
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