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Thailand: Reopen Case of ‘Disappeared’ Activist

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities should immediately reopen the investigation into the enforced disappearance of a prominent ethnic Karen activist who went missing nearly three years ago, [...]
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Thailand offers $51m highway upgrade, as trade mission boosts bilateral ties

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Frontier Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has approved a proposal for Thailand to pay for a $51 million upgrade to a section of the main highway linking the two countries, the Bangkok Post reported on [...]
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UN slams first royal slur charge under new Thai king

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The first royal defamation case brought under Thailand’s new monarch was slammed by a top United Nations envoy on Tuesday, who said public figures should not be above [...]
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Australian biker killer sentenced to death in Thailand

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

An Australian man has been sentenced to death in Thailand for his role in the murder of a biker. Antonio Bagnato, 28, was found guilty on Tuesday of killing Australian former [...]
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Golden chariot restored for Thai king’s ‘ascent to heaven’

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Inch by gilded inch, the chariot to take Thailand’s late king on his last journey is being restored by workers in Bangkok in a labour that will last months. Built of [...]
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Thailand: Experts Predict Blockchain Takeover in 2018

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bhume Bhumiratana works on blockchain in Thailand and in an interview with the Bangkok Post, he said that the country is poised to see the technology take over banking and [...]
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Australian woman killed after jetski collides with husband’s in Thailand

07-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Emily Jayne Collie, a 20-year-old from Victoria, given first aid on Kata beach in Phuket but dies en route to hospital An Australian woman has died on holiday in Thailand [...]
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Benz Racing denies any connection with Lao drug lord Xaysana

07-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 6:00 AM

Akarakit Worarojcharoendet or well-known as “Benz Racing” yesterday flatly denied any connection with the alleged Lao drug baron Xaysana Keopimpha, 42, and vowed [...]
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Economic Outlook 2017: Thailand

07-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Asia Sentinel | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy is poised for modest growth in 2017 as solid domestic spending is expected to offset weaker export growth. Confidence is expected to return as the [...]
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Thailand claims progress in combating human trafficking

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

Thailand’s military government says it made progress in fighting human trafficking in 2016, aiming for a favourable review from the US State Department in its annual [...]
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SK Telecom signs IoT network rollout deal with Thailand

07-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

SK Telecom will deploy its Internet of Things network in Thailand together with state-owned telco CAT Telecom. South Korea’s largest wireless network provider will [...]
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Thailand’s corporate bond issuers hope for perpetual motion

07-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three Thai companies are planning to sell perpetual bonds totalling up to 22 billion baht ($627 million) this month, despite lingering doubts over the ability of investors to [...]
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Extra hours for embassy in Thailand

07-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

Officials at the Cambodian Embassy in Bangkok will begin working one extra day per week, and one extra hour per day, to deal with the issuance of passports and other legal [...]
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CIA deputy director linked to torture at Thailand black site

06-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

The new deputy director of the CIA allegedly ran a “black site” prison in Thailand where suspects were waterboarded, a form of torture that Donald Trump supports. [...]
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CPJ concerned about proposed media controls in Thailand

CPJ concerned about proposed media controls in Thailand

06-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CPJ | 6:00 AM

Dear prime minister Prayuth, The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent organisation dedicated to defending press freedom worldwide, is concerned about draft [...]
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