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First book on Thai cave rescues, The Boys in the Cave, is a gripping account of ‘mission impossible’

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

Millions of people worldwide were transfixed by the real-world Mission: Impossible playing out in the north of Thailand for two fraught weeks in June and July this year. Just [...]
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Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking filmwife

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation from Thailand back to Cambodia over his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking that angered the Cambodian [...]
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Thai court to rule on extradition request for Bahrain footballer

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

A Thai court will rule next week on a request by Bahrain to extradite a former national team footballer, an immigration official said Friday, as FIFA urged his release back [...]
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Thai cops kill smuggler in massive meth bust

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

Thai cops shot dead a smuggler and seized 15 million meth pills at a checkpoint in Thailand’s portion of the “Golden Triangle”, officials said Friday, the [...]
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(Exclusive) Thailand’s fleet intelligence solutions startup DRVR close to raising $450K funding

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

DRVR uses telematics that allows devices to send and receive information across large distances to track vehicle performance, driver behaviour and unscheduled stops [...]
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Rich nations fail as Thailand meets its emissions target

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

IEA outlook still worrisome as global greenhouse gas production shows 0.5 per cent increase this year.THE EMISSION of greenhouse gases has been rising for two years in a row, [...]
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Thailand arrests Bahrain refugee for possible extradition

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Police in Thailand say a soccer player who holds refugee status in Australia has been officially arrested for a court to rule on his extradition to Bahrain, the country he [...]
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Singapore-style school in Thailand under fire over IPO listing

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A private school based on the Singapore curriculum is facing possible court scrutiny in Thailand after the recent debut of its shares on the local stock exchange. The [...]
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Urgent : S Korean leader to visit Thailand after February elections: adviser

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

SOUTH KOREAN President Moon Jae-in plans to visit Thailand next year in a move to boost ties and cooperation, the president’s top economic adviser said recently. Kim [...]
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Somkid underlines 3 areas of reform for Thailand to keep pace with neighbours

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Thailand will need to radically reform its economic structure if it wants to keep up with its fast-growing Asean neighbours, says deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak. [...]
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THAILAND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS BELOW 1pct (BANGKOK POST)

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | 2 Staffing Industry | 6:00 AM

The third-quarter jobless rate in Thailand fell to 0.96 percent, down from 1.19 percent during the same period last year, reports The Bangkok Post, citing data from the [...]
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Thai government Trials Blockchain in Fight Against Tax Fraud

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:10 AM

A government agency in Thailand is trialing blockchain tech as a means to track value-added tax (VAT) payments in the country. According to a report from the Bangkok Post on [...]
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Thailand extends detention of refugee

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:10 AM

A Bangkok court has extended the Thai immigration department’s detention of Australia-based Hakeem al-Araibiwho faces deportation to Bahrainby 12 days. A refugee [...]
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Young girl found dead in HK Customs and Excise Department staff quarters

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Hong Kong police were investigating whether foul play was involved in the death of a young girl found dead at home in the Customs and Excise Department’s staff quarters [...]
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HK lawmaker Eddie Chu’s ban from village election based on shaky argument, legal scholar Johannes Chan says

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

The decision to ban lawmaker Eddie Chu Hoi-dick from running in a rural representative election was based on a shaky argument that could be struck down in court, a leading [...]
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