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Thai tycoon in poaching scandal convicted on firearms charge

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A court in Thailand on Tuesday sentenced a construction tycoon to six months in prison for illegal firearms possession in the latest case in a scandal that erupted when he [...]
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Surprise exports jump in July

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

Exports unexpectedly rose for the first time in five months in July, up 4.3 percent from the same month a year earlier, largely boosted by higher shipments of gold as a [...]
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No visa fees for Indian tourists to Thailand until April 2020

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KhaleejTimes | 6:02 AM

Thailand will extend until April 2020 a measure that waives fees for visas on arrival issued to tourists from 18 countries, as it looks to stimulate growth in tourism to spur [...]
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Why does Thailand have so many coups?

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Thailand has been home to more military coup d’etats in modern history than any other country. New Mandala, an academic blog on Southeast Asian affairs, found that [...]
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Former finance minister says government shouldn’t bail out Thai Airways

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Former Thai Finance minister and current Democrat list MP Korn Chatikavanich is voicing his concerns over the financial crisis gripping Thai Airways and objects to any plan [...]
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Prawit foresees full-term government

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

Deputy prime minister Prawit Wongsuwon is confident that the governing coalition will complete its four-year term, and sees opposition MPs’ support on key issues and [...]
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Smoking at home in Thailand has been banned from today

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:02 AM

The ban on smoking at home in Thailand comes into effect today. From today people can be prosecuted for “domestic abuse” by lighting up a cigarette inside a home. [...]
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Thailand prime minister rejects calls to ban plastic bags

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

In what some may see as a baffling contradiction, Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha promised to protect marine life, while simultaneously rejecting an increasing number of calls for [...]
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12 top international schools in Bangkok

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

Here are 12 best international schools in Bangkok which expat parents in Bangkok will want their child to study. See more details. International school in Bangkok and other [...]
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Thailand extends visa fee waivers to boost tourism as growth slows

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

Thailand will extend until April next year a measure that waives fees for visas on arrival issued to tourists from 18 countries, as it looks to stimulate growth in tourism to [...]
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Australian bailed bikie boss refused entry into Thailand

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

The leader of an Australian outlaw motorcycle gang, Mick Murray, was turned around at the border in Thailand, despite his bail conditions allowing him to leave Australia for [...]
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Robust baht, travel trends rattle Thai tourism market

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A strong Thai baht and a slowdown in arrivals from China are battering the kingdom’s moneymaking tourism machine even as the country hopes to welcome a record 40 [...]
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Thailand cuts 2019 growth forecast after worst quarter in nearly five years

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

Thailand’s economy expanded at its slowest pace in nearly five years in the second quarter as traditional growth drivers sputtered, which led the government to [...]
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Thailand asks tech firms to set up centers against ‘fake news’ in Southeast Asia

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

Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centers in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of “fake news” and fake accounts, the [...]
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GM Powertrain Thailand Celebrates 500,000th Engine Production Milestone

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Carmudi | 6:02 AM

GM Powertrain Thailand, general Motors’ (GM) first diesel engine plant in Thailand and Southeast Asia, recently achieved its 500,000th production milestone since [...]
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