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Saudi labour deal to take shape ‘in 2 months’

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 1:26 PM

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha wants the new labour cooperation deal between Thailand and Saudi Arabia to be implemented within two months, says government spokesman [...] » More

Purge tests PM’s resolve

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 1:25 PM

All eyes are on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s next move following the purge of 21 MPs from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) including Thamanat Prompow, [...] » More

DoA to instruct farmers how to grow cannabis

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 1:24 PM

The Department of Agriculture (DoA) is producing handbooks on growing cannabis as part of efforts to register wider varieties of the indigenous plant, according to the [...] » More

8,450 new Covid cases, 28 more deaths

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 1:22 PM

The country registered 28 more Covid-19 fatalities and 8,450 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning. This compared [...] » More

Race to clear Rayong spill

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Frantic efforts were underway on Wednesday to clear up about 160,000 litres of crude oil which leaked from an undersea pipeline near Map Ta Phut in Rayong province on [...] » More

Seacon seeks 28pct sales growth in 2022

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Homebuilder Seacon aims for 28 percent sales growth this year to 2.4 billion baht as the homebuilding market resumes, with high-priced houses a key driver. Managing director [...] » More

Thailand asks for Singapore’s help in freezing assets of former TAT governor

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 5:02 AM

Thai officials are seeking Singapore’s cooperation in freezing the assets of Juthamas Siriwan, who previously served as governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. [...] » More

Dusit retains strategy for hotel openings this year

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

SET-listed Dusit International is maintaining its plan for hotel openings this year, focusing on an asset-light model and preparing a comprehensive strategy for long-term [...] » More

Pot smokers told to hang fire for now

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Individuals who are planning to privately grow cannabis after the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) endorsed changes to the rule governing the use and cultivation [...] » More

Traffic law backers call for sterner charges

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Advocates have called on the government to seek changes in the law to also impose manslaughter charges against those who violate pedestrian crossing safety rules. Thirty [...] » More

Toyota’s Thai unit sees its 2022 car sales up 18.5pct

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Thai unit of Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) expects its car sales in the Southeast Asian country to rise 18.5 percent to 284,000 vehicles this year, the company said on [...] » More

Akara Resources able to restart gold mining

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Akara Resources Plc, a gold mining company operating in the lower northern region, will be allowed to resume its mining operations if it can manage its operations in [...] » More

Judges uphold self-defence ruling in killing of activist

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Appeal Court on Wednesday upheld a Civil Court ruling dismissing a lawsuit filed against the army for compensation over the death of Lahu human rights activist Chaiyaphum [...] » More

BoT seen among last to hike as Fed signals liftoff

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Thailand’s central bank is expected to be the last in Southeast Asia to lift rates, leading to one of the steepest yield curves in the region as other nations brace for [...] » More

New chapter with Saudis feted

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Thailand and Saudi Arabia have agreed to fully restore diplomatic relations, opening a new chapter in their relations and creating opportunities for bilateral cooperation and [...] » More