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Thailand expects 8 pct increase in tourism revenue from foreign visitors in 2018

26-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has said they set a growth target of 8 percent in tourism revenue from the international market during the Asean Tourism Forum (ATF) [...]
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EU threats fail to end abuse of Thailand’s migrant fishermen: report

25-Jan-2018 Intellasia | euro News | 6:00 AM

A new report by Human Rights Watch urges the EU to do more to bring an end to abuses in Thailand’s fishing industry. Efforts by the European Union to bring [...]
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Rights Abuses Still ‘Widespread’ In Thailand’s Fishing Industry, Report Says

25-Jan-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Forced labour, human trafficking and other rights abuses are “widespread” in the Thai fishing industry, according to a new Human Rights Watch report that provides [...]
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Forced labour blights Thailand’s fishing industry: HRW

25-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Forced labour is among several abuses still taking place in the fishing industry in Thailand despite government promises for reform, according to a new report by a rights [...]
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India amongst top 5 list of highest number of visitors to Thailand

25-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Outlookindia | 6:00 AM

Thailand welcomed over 35.3 million international visitors in 2017 and earned 1.82 trillion Baht in tourism revenue. The precise number of overseas tourists visiting Thailand [...]
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Report: Two Israelis arrested in Thailand suspected of murder

24-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Jpost | 6:00 AM

Two Israeli men, Dolev Zuarez and Eyal Bokal, were arrested on Sunday at Don Muang International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand as suspects in the killing of Israeli Maor [...]
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Thailand, Burma launch joint border patrols on Moei River

24-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Frontier Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Thailand and Myanmar launched a joint border patrol on the Moei River on Sunday to counter smuggling and other crimes, the online edition of the Bangkok Post newspaper [...]
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Thailand expects 12-pct investment growth in 2018

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s investment body announced the investment target of 720 billion baht (22.5 billion US dollars) for 2018 after closing the year of 2017 with an investment [...]
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Thailand, Burma launch joint border patrol

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

TAK: Thailand and Myanmar have launched a joint border patrol along the Moei River for the prevention and suppression of smuggling of drugs, labour-trafficking, [...]
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Thailand election could be delayed to 2019

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The election is likely to be postponed until next year after a majority of the law vetting committee voted to write that the MP election bill should be enforced 90 days after [...]
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Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Police say three people have been killed and 18 injured by a bomb that exploded in a market in southern Thailand. Police Lt. Eakapong Rattanachai said an attacker parked a [...]
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Motorcycle bomb in southern Thailand market kills 3, more than 20 wounded

Motorcycle bomb in southern Thailand market kills 3, more than 20 wounded

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 1:24 PM

A motorcycle bomb killed three civilians and wounded 22 others on Monday (Jan 22) morning at a market in Thailand’s insurgency-hit south, officials said, the first such [...]
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‘IS-linked’ Pakistani passport forger caught by police in Thailand

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

A Pakistani passport forger, who allegedly supplied fakes to Islamic State, has been arrested in Thailand. Police confirmed 52-year-old Mohammad Iqbal was detained on 14 [...]
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Thailand’s D-NEXT provides free acceleration for zero equity in your startup

20-Jan-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

It is notable because it is the brought to the ecosystem by a Thailand state-owned Oil & Gas giant A new accelerator programme launched in Thailand today provides yet [...]
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Thailand’s heartland is surprisingly keen on the military junta

20-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

“WE vote for policies, not for a party,” declares Jutamas Kamsomsri, a housewife in a farming family in the village of Nakam. “We aren’t stupid, we [...]
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