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Faint ISIS footprint in Thailand’s deep south

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

As Islamic State spreads its franchise into Southeast Asia, it is not clear yet the terror group has made inroads into Thailand’s southern conflict Since Southeast [...]
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Thai army to drop charges over torture report

Thai army to drop charges over torture report

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s army said Tuesday it would drop a defamation case against three human rights workers who alleged that troops tortured insurgents, a rare climbdown by a [...]
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Thai transport authorities crack down on Uber, Grab drivers, seek ban

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s transport authorities have begun a crackdown on drivers for ride-hailing services Uber and Grab and want the military government to ban them, a transport [...]
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Thailand seizes 422 pieces of smuggled elephant tusks

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have seized 422 pieces of elephant tusks and arrested a Gambian man suspected of smuggling the ivory, customs officials said Tuesday. The cut-up tusks were [...]
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Thailand’s plan to release rubber stocks affects local prices

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesian rubber farmers have suffered losses from the decline in global rubber prices as their product now sells for Rp 9,000 (67 US cents) per kilogram, from Rp 12,000 [...]
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UN welcomes move to drop military’s charges against Thai rights defenders

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

THE United Nations’ rights office in Southeast Asia has praised a decision by the military to drop a defamation case against three human-rights workers who alleged that [...]
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Thailand drops defamation case against human rights activists

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

The announcement by the Thai military that it will drop the criminal case against an Amnesty International chairperson and two other human rights activists who would have [...]
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Vittoria opens tire and wheel test centre in Thailand

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bicycleretailer | 6:00 AM

Vittoria’s manufacturing company, Lion Tyres Thailand, has opened a bicycle tire and wheel test centre at its rubber compound factory and R&D complex at Rayong [...]
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PM happy to see Thailand ranked as a top ‘least miserable’ country

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday said he was satisfied with Thailand being the “least economically miserable” country in the world, as ranked by [...]
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Thailand remains one of top three in region

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

COINCIDING with International Women’s Day today, a report based on Grant Thornton’s annual survey of 5,500 businesses in 36 economies reveals that the proportion [...]
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Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

08-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thai surgeons on Monday performed an emergency operation to avoid breaking the “Bank” – the nickname of a sea turtle who had ingested 915 coins that were [...]
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Thailand’s Rallying Currency Proves a Headache for Its Central Bank

08-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s popularity among bond investors is creating a headache for policy makers counting on exports and tourism to drive growth. Some $2.1 billion of foreign money [...]
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Malaysia, Thailand eye bilateral trade boost

08-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and Thailand are determined to see bilateral trade achieve the $30 billion (RM133 billion) target by next year, with border trade set to play greater role in the [...]
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Thailand to spend $16.4 billion on airport expansion over next 10 years

08-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government plans to spend about 406 billion baht (S$16.4 billion) on airport development nationwide over the next 10 years to handle increasing [...]
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Thailand’s Rallying Currency Proves a Headache for Its Central Bank

08-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s popularity among bond investors is creating a headache for policy makers counting on exports and tourism to drive growth. Some $2.1 billion of foreign money [...]
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