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Pheu Thai gears up to grill ministers

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The opposition bloc led by the Pheu Thai Party is seeking to grill cabinet ministers of the government in the first interpellation session of the House of Representatives on [...]
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Plane spotting, photo shoots at Thailand’s controversial airport beach

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

It’s 9:55 a.m. and all’s quiet on Phuket’s Mai Khao Beach. Tourists stand on the shoreline, scanning the cloud-free skies for approaching aircraft, some [...]
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Police chief, Prawit deny reports ‘Big Joke’ to return

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The police chief and the deputy prime minister in charge of security have denied reports of the imminent return of Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn to the police [...]
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Central bank seen holding key rate despite flagging growth

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s central bank is expected to keep its benchmark policy rate steady on Wednesday for a fourth straight meeting, a Reuters poll showed, despite slowing growth [...]
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Paper thin: Thai summit recycling drive mocked by environmentalists

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Despite offering chairs and notebooks made from recycled paper at a Bangkok summit, Thailand and its Southeast Asian allies were accused Sunday of a “greenwash” [...]
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Thailand: Authorities must investigate abduction of Vietnamese journalist

24-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:02 AM

The Thai authorities should investigate the Thai police’s role in Vietnam’s abduction of journalist Truong Duy Nhat, Amnesty International said today. Documents [...]
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Southeast Asian leaders open summit in Bangkok

24-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summit in Bangkok. The [...]
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Can Thailand Handle 65 Million Tourists by 2029?

24-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

This looks like an overtourism disaster in the making. Thailand could get 65 million visitors the size of UK’s population by 2029. It can hardly cope now, with issues [...]
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Thailand has political stability, Prayut says

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Thailand now has political stability and has been able to overcome conflicts in the country, prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Friday. “We have overcome an [...]
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Thailand’s May foreign tourist arrivals fall 1.03pct y/yministry

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

* Thailand saw a 1.03 percent drop in tourist arrivals in May from a year earlier, after a 3.31 percent increase in April, the tourism ministry said on Thursday. * The 2.7 [...]
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Courier arrested, 105kg of crystal meth seized

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A drug courier has been arrested and 105kg of crystal methamphetamine seized from his pickup truck during a police search in Muang district of this northern province. [...]
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FFP boss seeks new share defence delay

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Future Forward Party (FFP) leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has asked the Constitutional Court to extend the deadline to submit evidence to fight a media share-holding [...]
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Rohingya return to dominate Asean summit in Thailand

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AA | 6:02 AM

The repatriation of Rohingya refugees will dominate a two-day summit of South East Asian nations in Thailand as the US-China trade war and dispute in the South China Sea are [...]
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Tesco looks to open 750 new convenience stores in Thailand

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer, has announced that it could grow its business in Thailand by opening 750 new convenience-style stores. There are currently1,583 Tesco [...]
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Thailand’s King Power wins duty-free retailer auction for major airports

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) on Wednesday approved King Power Group’s $494 million bids for duty-free retailing at its major airports over rival contenders, including [...]
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