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Thailand’s EC to decide tomorrow whether to extend registration date

04-Jan-2014 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) will meet again tomorrow to decide whether to extend the registration date for constituency candidates in the upcoming general [...]
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Baht in Record Losing Streak; SET Has Worst Start to Year

04-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s baht fell for an 11th day, the longest losing streak on record, and stocks posted their worst start to a year since at least 1988 amid concern prolonged [...]
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Thailand’s PTT Global to invest $4.5 billion during 2014-2018

04-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s largest petrochemical maker, PTT Global Chemical Pcl plans to invest $4.5 billion from 2014 to 2018, mostly on foreign expansion, its chief executive said on [...]
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Thai protests push rebel peace talks down agenda

Thai protests push rebel peace talks down agenda

04-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Stuttering peace talks to end Thailand’s bloody southern rebellion are under threat from political turmoil in Bangkok, observers say, as the conflict enters its second [...]
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Thai PM seeks reconciliation despite threat of more protests

Thai PM seeks reconciliation despite threat of more protests

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Embattled Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra called for reconciliation on Tuesday as the streets of the capital, Bangkok, emptied ahead of New Year celebrations, a rare [...]
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Thailand crisis puts election in doubt

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Antigovernment protesters across Southeast Asia took to the streets to mark the new year, with Thailand lurching further toward full-blown crisis after election officials [...]
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Eight Indians injured in Thailand escalator mishap

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | India | 6:00 AM

The New Year revelry turned sour for eight Indian tourists, including five women, when they fell down from an escalator and sustained minor injuries at a skytrain station [...]
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Thailand to export 8 million tonnes of rice on 2014

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thainews | 6:00 AM

The Department of Foreign Trade has projected that Thai rice exports in 2014 will exceed eight million tonnes due to rising demands in many countries. Director-General of the [...]
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Thailand ends 2013 with 95.5 million mobile subs

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Telecompaper | 6:00 AM

Thailand ended 2013 with 95.5 million mobile users, up 9 percent year-on-year. The total includes 25 million 3G customers on 2.1 GHz networks, The Bankok Post writes citing [...]
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The most difficult election in Thailand’s history?

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

My friends are betting on whether the general election scheduled for February 2 will actually take place. As of yesterday the odds stood at 50:50. That speaks volumes about [...]
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Thai telco saw 175pct rise in data usage on New Year’s eve compared to last year

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Happy New Year everyone! I bet more than half of our readers have sent out tonnes of messages to loved ones wishing them a happy new year. But which channel did you use [...]
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Thailand’s Baht in Record Losing Streak, Stocks Fall on Protests

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s baht fell for an 11th day, the longest losing streak on record, and stocks slid on concern capital outflows will quicken amid prolonged political unrest in [...]
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Thailand Tourism, Economy Face Huge Hits from Capital’s Closure

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Phuketwan | 6:00 AM

Tourists are not expected to brave Bangkok next week with protesters threatening to shut down the city – but the main alternative of Phuket has little extra capacity to [...]
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Thailand’s army moves to allay coup fears

Thailand’s army moves to allay coup fears

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:36 AM

Thailand’s powerful but politicised army sought to ease fears on Monday it might step in to resolve a festering political crisis, while anti-government protesters [...]
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5 game-changing tech events in Thailand in 2013

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:31 AM

2013 has finally come to an end. It’s been an eventful year as far as the tech scene goes: many startups were born, but unfortunately many also died. In Thailand, local [...]
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