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Thailand says US trade deficit ‘not significant’

13-May-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand said on Thursday the US trade deficit with it was “not significant” and it had not conducted any foreign exchange rate policies to gain an unfair trade [...]
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Thailand demands Facebook take down 131 ‘illicit’ pages

13-May-2017 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have given Facebook a four-day deadline to remove web pages it deems violate Thai laws, including royal defamation, in a new challenge to the social network [...]
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Facebook gets legal threats from Thailand over e-censorship

13-May-2017 Intellasia | Cnet | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s internet has become increasingly censored in recent years, and now the country is threatening Facebook. The social media giant has been ordered by Thai [...]
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Thailand’s new king watches as sacred oxen predict good harvest

13-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s new King Maha Vajiralongkorn attended an annual plowing ceremony on Friday where sacred oxen predicted a bountiful harvest, auguring well for the [...]
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Thai army hunts four over supermarket car bomb

Thai army hunts four over supermarket car bomb

12-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military said Wednesday it was hunting four suspects over a large car bomb which wounded more than 60 people outside a supermarket in the insurgency-plagued [...]
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Thailand: Insurgents Bomb Southern Mall

12-May-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Bombings by alleged separatist insurgents at the largest shopping mall in Thailand’s southern border provinces appear intended to inflict maximum civilian casualties, [...]
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Udomdej denies Pattani bombs linked to Islamic State

12-May-2017 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 6:00 AM

The shopping centre was also the target of a bomb blast in 2005 and an arson attack in 2012. The first explosion, which sounded like a giant firecracker, occurred near the [...]
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Hunt on for Thailand car bomb suspects

12-May-2017 Intellasia | ENCA | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military said on Wednesday it was hunting four suspects over a large car bomb which wounded more than 60 people outside a supermarket in the [...]
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Girl, four, dies after falling into manhole in Thailand

12-May-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

A four-year-old girl was killed when she fell into a sewerage manhole at a government housing project for the poor in Samut Sakhon on Wednesday night, police said. Pol [...]
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Six detained for Facebook posts under Thailand’s repressive lese majeste laws

12-May-2017 Intellasia | Ifex | 6:00 AM

This statement was originally published on article19.org on 8 May 2017. ARTICLE 19 condemns the detentions of human rights lawyer Prawet Praphanukul, activist Danai Tibsuya, [...]
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British fugitive drug ‘kingpin’ nabbed in Thailand

11-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A British drug trafficker convicted over a $1.3 million narcotics ring has been arrested in Thailand after years on the run, police said Tuesday, the latest example of global [...]
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Car bomb wounds 60 at supermarket in southern Thailand

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Muslim militants fighting for a separate state in the south of predominantly Buddhist Thailand were suspected of carrying out a car-bomb attack on Tuesday outside a [...]
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Car bomb hits Thailand’s troubled south, injures 51

Car bomb hits Thailand’s troubled south, injures 51

11-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than 50 people including children were injured on Tuesday when a car bomb exploded outside a supermarket in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south, police said, the [...]
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SEE IT: Facebook blocks Thailand users from viewing video of King wearing yellow crop top with tattoos showing

11-May-2017 Intellasia | NY Daily News | 6:00 AM

Cropped out. Facebook users in Thailand were blocked from viewing a video of their king, Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, walking around in a yellow crop top that [...]
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35 Victims Found, Are Smuggling Routes Still Thriving in

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Trunews | 6:00 AM

Human smuggling is a serious issue worldwide. Thai police found 35 migrants from Myanmar abandoned and wandering in a southern forest on Friday, raising fears that smuggling [...]
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