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Thailand’s Renewable Energy Surge

06-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s electricity generation has so far kept pace with rising demand, up 44 percent in the last decade. Some 70 percent of it is from imported natural gas. To [...]
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Thailand: Junta promotes free concerts and haircuts

06-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling military council says it is putting on army band concerts that feature free haircuts and desserts for “happy-looking audiences” as part of [...]
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Thailand again biggest rice exporter

06-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand has regained its position as the top rice exporter with shipments totalling nearly 4 million tonnes in the first five months of this year. Somkiat Makcayathorn, [...]
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Thailand’s military lifts curfew in key tourist resorts

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military junta has ended a curfew in the major tourist resorts of Pattaya, Phuket and Koh Samui. The military imposed a nationwide curfew, from midnight [...]
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Protesters in Thailand Adopt ‘Hunger Games’ Protest Sign

Protesters in Thailand Adopt ‘Hunger Games’ Protest Sign

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | News Week | 6:00 AM

Thai demonstrators have adopted a new hand sign as part of silent protests against the military coup, according to reports: the three-finger salute used in the wildly popular [...]
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Cambodian, Burmese Workers Face New Challenges in Thailand

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The coup in Thailand is causing problems for hundreds of thousands of migrant workers from neighbouring Cambodia and Burma, also known as Myanmar. Along the Burmese border, [...]
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Sailor Katherine Tee reports seeing Malaysia Airlines MH370 on fire near Thailand

Sailor Katherine Tee reports seeing Malaysia Airlines MH370 on fire near Thailand

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

Katherine Tee said she was sailing across the Indian Ocean in March when she saw what she believes was the missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 billowing black smoke across [...]
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Why democracy has gone wrong in Thailand

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

THE protesters who have overturned the politics of Ukraine have many aspirations for their country. Their placards called for closer relations with the European Union (EU), [...]
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At least 12 Vietnam students killed in Thai van crash

At least 12 Vietnam students killed in Thai van crash

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Phuket Gazette | 6:00 AM

Twelve Vietnamese students and a Thai van driver died after their chartered vehicle collided head-on with an 18-wheel truck in Chaiyaphum’s Kaeng Khro district [...]
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Thai junta defend coup in Burma

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | DVB | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ permanent secretary has made Burma the first stop on a mission to defend the coup. Sihasak Phuangketkeow met Foreign [...]
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Asean will not intervene into Thailand’s internal affairs

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Nationmulti Media | 6:00 AM

Myanmar, the Asean chair understood Thailand’s political situation and has agreed to explain them to other Asean member states, assuring that they would not intervene [...]
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4 Hawaii farms settle Thai workers suit for $2.4M

4 Hawaii farms settle Thai workers suit for $2.4M

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Four Hawaii farms are settling a discrimination lawsuit for a total of $2.4 million over allegations that they exploited hundreds of Thai workers. The US Equal Employment [...]
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Thailand’s junta warns over ‘Hunger Games’ salute

Thailand’s junta warns over ‘Hunger Games’ salute

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military rulers said Tuesday they are monitoring a new form of silent resistance to the coup – a three-fingered salute borrowed from “The Hunger [...]
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Thailand Army Coup: Junta Lifts Curfew in Tourist Beach Resorts

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling military council – which took control of the country in a coup d’etat on 22 May – is to lift a curfew on five tourist areas. The [...]
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Thai curfew lifted in three tourist hotspots

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta said Tuesday that it was ending a curfew in the major tourist resorts of Pattaya, Koh Samui and Phuket imposed after last month’s military coup. [...]
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