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Rights experts urge UNESCO to defer heritage status for Thai park

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:16 PM

UN human rights experts urged UNESCO on Friday not to grant World Heritage Site status to a national park in Thailand where they said indigenous people are being arrested and [...] » More

Record 14,575 new Covid cases

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

There were a record 14,575 new Covid-19 cases, and 114 more fatalities, on Thursday, the Public health ministry reported on Friday morning. There were 13,503 cases in the [...] » More

Fetco warns of recession, urges action

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, chair of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organisations (Fetco), has urged the government to accelerate economic stimulus and temporarily raise [...] » More

Thailand says Covid-19 resurgence could cut GDP by 0.8-2pct this year

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 5:02 AM

The latest coronavirus wave to hit Thailand is expected to reduce gross domestic product (GDP) by 0.8 per cent to 2 per cent this year, the central bank said yesterday, as [...] » More

New Phuket rule passes

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Foreign visitors participating in the Phuket sandbox scheme will be allowed to visit other tourist spots after seven days starting from August 1. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, [...] » More

Toyota says suspends Thailand vehicle production amid parts shortage

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) has since earlier this week suspended vehicle production at three of its manufacturing plants in Thailand due to a parts [...] » More

BoT says lockdown could take big bite out of GDP

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Bank of Thailand predicts the government’s tougher measures to contain new infections will lessen economic activity by a range of 0.8 to 2 percentage points. The [...] » More

June exports at 11 year high as global demand rebounds

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Exports in June grew at the highest level in 11 years as global demand increased, a trend which is expected to continue, Commerce minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Friday. [...] » More

Airlines relief hits Aerothai accounts

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Ltd (Aerothai) said on Thursday it has complied with relief measures for airlines affected by Covid-19 under a tight budget. It is now in [...] » More

Taxis and tuk-tuks come to a standstill after Thai virus surge

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Tuk-tuks and garishly coloured taxis that once weaved through chaotic Bangkok traffic are sitting idle in storage as a fresh coronavirus surge scuttles hopes of relief for [...] » More

Bangkok has 23 community isolation centres ready to open

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration plans to open 53 community isolation centres by early next month for Covid-19 cases waiting for hospital admission, city governor [...] » More

FTI upgrades production target on export prospects

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has increased its total car production target this year to 1.55-1.6 million units, fuelled by good export prospects, although the [...] » More

‘Break isolation rules’ if needed

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Samut Sakhon governor Veerasak Vichitsangsri has ordered his provincial staff to break Public health ministry regulations about isolating Covid-19 infected people when lives [...] » More

PPRP distances itself from ex-member’s complaint

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) has stepped away from an ex-member who filed a complaint to police against about 20 influencers for criticising the government on its handling [...] » More

Bangkok closes public spaces as virus surges in Thailand

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

Thailand’s already locked down capital shut parks and the few remaining public places available to residents Friday, as the country registered a new high of coronavirus [...] » More