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Egyptian military airplane crew member tests positive for COVID-19 in Thailand

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s anti-COVID-19 measures have been stepped up in the eastern part of the country after a crewmember from an Egyptian military airplane recently tested positive [...]
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Thailand plans to improve, upgrade airports

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | OutlookIndia | 6:02 AM

Thailand is planing to make improvements and upgrades of airports in some provinces with a 5.8 billion baht ($185 million) funding, a senior government official said on [...]
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Thailand plans $3.2 billion soft loans to help tourism, services

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand plans 100 billion baht ($3.2 billion) of new soft loans to help small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the tourist and services sector hit by the coronavirus [...]
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Over 130 foreign firms get green light to operate in Thailand

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Some 134 foreign companies were allowed to conduct business in Thailand in the first half of 2020 under the Foreign Business Act BE 2542, said Wuttikrai Leeveeraphan, [...]
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Nearly one-third of tourism-related businesses in Thailand ‘may shut down permanently’

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

About one-third of tourism business operators in Thailand will run out of liquidity to keep their businesses afloat in the second half of 2020, Tourism Council of Thailand [...]
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Thailand advances one of the first coronavirus vaccines developed outside rich nations

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:02 AM

Thailand is starting the clinical stage for its own Covid-19 vaccine after both monkeys and mice generated satisfactory antibodies against the virus following injections, [...]
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An extra nutrition boost for young refugee children in Thailand

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

About 90,000 refugees from Myanmar live in nine camps in western Thailand, near the Thailand-Myanmar border. Our long-time partner, The Border Consortium, reaches these [...]
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Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:27 AM

Thai researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus in November and are preparing 10,000 doses, a senior official said on Sunday, [...]
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E-government rank takes big jump forward

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:26 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is delighted with the improvement in Thailand’s rankings on the United Nations’ E-Government Development Index (EGDI), which went [...]
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Thais remain cautious over opening up to arrivals

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:25 AM

Most people are still opposed to opening the country to foreigners not infected with Covid-19, as the threat of global pandemic remains very serious, according to a survey [...]
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People urged to keep up guard as crisis wanes

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:23 AM

The first wave of the Covid-19 outbreak in Thailand has ended as the country has reported zero local transmission of the disease for 48 consecutive days, said Sopon [...]
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Govt takes steps to stop ‘bio-piracy’

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:23 AM

The Department of Intellectual Property is pushing ahead with amendments to the Patent Act aimed at preventing theft of traditional knowledge known as bio-piracy. Jittima [...]
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Thai massage loses its charm behind masks, social distancing

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:21 AM

Walk into a massage parlour and a familiar clasped-hands “wai” greeting will welcome you as a hint of jasmine lingers in the air. Less appealing is the smell of [...]
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Tech tops business priorities

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:20 AM

Across Asean, Thailand had the highest proportion of respondents prioritising technology investments in 2020, as small businesses in the region count on technology to help [...]
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‘I already lost heart years ago’ Thailand’s economic Tzar ponders his fate

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s deputy PM and leading economic advisor, Somkid Jatusripitak, has acknowledged his fate if PM Prayut Chan-o-cha decides to reshuffle the cabinet. “A [...]
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