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Thailand cuts number of berry pickers to Finlandafter last year’s human trafficking scandal

29-May-2018 Intellasia | Yle.fi | 6:00 AM

This year Thai officials have decided to issue only 2,500 exit visas to workers headed to pick berries in Finland, last year that figure was 3,500. Following the human [...]
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Kenya seeks Thailand’s help to carry out universal health coverage

29-May-2018 Intellasia | Standard Media | 6:00 AM

Kenya has entered into a deal with Thailand to assist in formulating the best service delivery package for country’s Universal Health Coverage(UHC) plan. A meeting that [...]
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Thailand raids temples, arrest monks in fight to clean up Buddhism

28-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police have raided four Buddhist temples, arresting several prominent monks and worshippers in the year’s biggest such operation as part of a crackdown on illegal [...]
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Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

28-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thai police have raided several factories near Bangkok that allegedly were using a loophole to illegally import and process electronic waste. Police and industry ministry [...]
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Firebrand Thai monk charged over amulet fraud

26-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A firebrand Buddhist monk has been disrobed after being charged over the sale of amulets with fake royal seals, Thai police said Friday, a dramatic fall from grace for a [...]
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Thailand Arrests Senior Monks in Temple Raids to Clean up Buddhism

26-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police raided four Buddhist temples on Thursday, arresting several prominent monks and worshippers in the year’s biggest such operation amid a crackdown on illegal [...]
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Thailand stops short of banning hazardous weedkillers

25-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A toxic weedkiller linked to Parkinson’s disease and banned in more than 30 countries will not be outlawed in Thailand, after authorities announced Wednesday they would [...]
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Major Banks Pilot Successful Thailand-Singapore Blockchain Remittance

25-May-2018 Intellasia | CCN | 6:00 AM

A joint effort by major banks in south-east Asia has led to a successful blockchain-powered cross-border funds transfer in real-time from Thailand to Singapore. In an [...]
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Thailand to use fuel subsidy to help consumers as global oil price rises

24-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand will use a state oil fund to support domestic retail fuel prices to help consumers cope with rising global oil prices, the energy minister said on Tuesday. The fund [...]
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Arrests as protest greets fourth year of Thai junta rule

24-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Protest leaders flashed a three finger salute as they were led into a police van, in a resistance symbol borrowed from the Hollywood movie “The Hunger Games” Thai [...]
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Cambodia and Thailand look to legalise migrants

24-May-2018 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

The Cambodian labour minister met the Thai ambassador on Tuesday to discuss legalising undocumented Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand, as the deadline approaches for [...]
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Military aircraft crashes in western Thailand, killing 1

24-May-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A military aircraft crashed in western Thailand on Tuesday, killing one and seriously injuring another. Wrecked remains of the warcraft were found on a tree and greensward [...]
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Some 80,000 Cambodian migrant workers still working illegally in Thailand: minister

24-May-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Cambodian minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Samheng said Tuesday that about 80,000 Cambodian migrant workers remained undocumented in Thailand. The minister said [...]
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Thai PM reiterates no vote until ‘early 2019′, as protesters gather

Thai PM reiterates no vote until ‘early 2019′, as protesters gather

23-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reiterated on Tuesday that a general election will take place in “early 2019 and no sooner” as hundreds of protesters [...]
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Thai protesters confront police, anti-government march blocked

Thai protesters confront police, anti-government march blocked

23-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Eight Thai pro-democracy protest leaders surrendered to police on Tuesday after police blocked a march held on the anniversary of a 2014 coup in their demand for early [...]
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