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Air of anticipation over Dr M’s visit to Thailand later this month

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

There is an air of anticipation over the forthcoming visit by Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Thailand later this month, especially in bringing the [...]
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Thailand records highest number of lost Malaysian passports

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Thailand is one of the countries which recorded the most number of lost Malaysian passports and 90 per cent of the lost documents were reported in major shopping areas in [...]
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Thailand Police Arrest prime Suspect of $24 Million Bitcoin Fraud Scheme

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CCN | 6:00 AM

The alleged mastermind of the bitcoin fraud scheme which saw a Finnish investor lose 5,564 bitcoins in Thailand has been arrested. Prinya Jaravijit, who is the principal [...]
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Thailand set to appoint new head for southern Thai peace talks

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Former 4th Army Region Commander general Udomchai Thammasarorath is set to be announced as the country’s new lead negotiator for the southern Thai [...]
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Will a slap cost Thailand millions in tourism revenue? : The Nation

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In its editorial, the paper draws attention to the damage to Thailand’s image over the incident. A picture is worth a thousand words, so the saying goesand maybe a hard [...]
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Thailand arrests two after finding tiger body parts in bag

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have arrested two men accused of trying to smuggle tiger bones and meat to Vietnam on a bus, police said Thursday. The two suspects are Vietnamese nationals [...]
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EU ambassadors encourage Thailand to end executions

12-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT is for authoritarian countries and not democracies, delegates from the European Union stressed yesterday as they urged Thailand to abandon prisoner [...]
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Thailand bans overnight visitors to idyllic archipelago to tackle overtourism threat

12-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The Thai government has banned holidaymakers from staying overnight on the Similan islands in a bid to tackle environmental problems caused by mass tourism. The moratorium [...]
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Thailand to deport foreigners overstaying visas

11-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Punch | 6:00 AM

The Thai government is set to arrest and deport all foreigners overstaying their visas following complaints of illegal activities, deputy prime minister Prawit Wongsuwan said [...]
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Son of Thailand’s former PM Thaksin faces moneylaundering indictment

11-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The son of fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra arrived at the office of the attorney-general on Wednesday to face an indictment for money laundering, in a [...]
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Thai official suspended after being caught with bearcat carcasses, weapons

10-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai official has been charged by police after being caught with bearcat carcasses and hunting weapons in a national park, police said Monday, the latest case of poaching [...]
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Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi airport sees $4.3 billion expansion as arrivals rise

10-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) plans to invest 140 billion baht (US$4.26 billion) to expand the country’s main airport as it expects an increase in passenger arrivals, [...]
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Plunge in Chinese tourists rattles Thailand

09-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SF Gate | 6:00 AM

Chinese tourist arrivals in Thailand are tumbling, dragging down overall visitor growth in the Southeast Asian nation and dimming the outlook for an economy that relies on [...]
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Thailand taken off ivory trade watch list

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Thailand has been removed from an international watch list of eight countries of “primary concern” in the illegal ivory trade. Somkiat Sunthornpitakkul, [...]
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Thailand’s king to have 1,600-strong royal police security force

Thailand’s king to have 1,600-strong royal police security force

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than 1,600 police have been assigned to protect Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn and his family, the head of the royal police security unit said Friday, [...]
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