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Thai protesters march to barracks against king’s military power

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:06 AM

Thousands of anti-government Thai protesters marched to an army barracks on Sunday to challenge King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s personal control over some army units. It was [...] » More

Thai protesters target royal guards unit in latest rally

Thai protesters target royal guards unit in latest rally

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:03 AM

Hundreds of protesters marched on a barracks of Thailand’s royal guards unit on Sunday hoisting inflatable rubber ducks high above their heads, a whimsical show of [...] » More

Light at the end of the tunnel could be a train

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

After nearly a year of unexpected global economic and investment derailment, we are beginning to see a glimpse of hope from a new and stable US president and the approaching [...] » More

Ban on online alcohol sales to start before New Year festival

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

The ban on online sales of alcoholic drinks will start on December 7. The Royal Gazette published an announcement on September 8 from the PM’s Office prohibiting the [...] » More

Thai protesters move to Bangkok suburbs

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:50 AM

Thai anti-government protesters demonstrated in Bangkok’s outskirts on Saturday with a duck parade and speeches demanding the removal of prime minister Prayuth [...] » More

Thai protesters practise ‘coup prevention’ in latest rally

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:50 AM

Thousands of democracy activists blocked a major junction in Bangkok for several hours on Friday to rehearse “coup prevention” strategies in the latest round of [...] » More

One case not in quarantine among 5 reported

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

A Thai returnee from Myanmar who was not in quarantine was among five new cases of novel coronavirus infection reported on Saturday, raising the total to 3,902. The Centre [...] » More

Thailand: Rare whale skeleton discovered

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:50 AM

An almost perfectly preserved whale skeleton thought to be between 3,000 and 5,000 years old has been discovered in Thailand. The bones were found in early November some 12km [...] » More

Thailand logs 11 new Covid imports Sunday

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

The government recorded eleven new imported cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday for an accumulated total in Thailand of 3,977. No new deaths were reported. [...] » More

Police gird for wave of rallies

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

Police have prepared to handle three consecutive days of anti-government protests in Bangkok and Samut Prakan, which kicked off on Friday. Pol Maj Gen Piya Tawichai, deputy [...] » More

Protesters fill Bang Na intersection

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

Pro-democracy protesters took over the Bang Na intersection on Saturday evening in one of two rallies staged on the outskirts of Bangkok. Activists also gathered outside the [...] » More

MPI increases for 6th straight month

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

Thailand’s manufacturing production index (MPI) in October dipped by 0.54 percent year-on-year, but authorities believe domestic industry is approaching its [...] » More

Coronation bills issued

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

The Bank of Thailand has issued commemorative banknotes to mark the royal coronation ceremony of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn held last year. The central bank was [...] » More

Thai protesters target would-be coup makers as rumours swirl

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:50 AM

Thousands of Thai anti-government protesters called for an end to coups in the Southeast Asian country on Friday as months of street protests fuel rumours of another military [...] » More

Rejig targets FDI, e-commerce boost

30-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:50 AM

The government looks set to restructure the economy next year to attract foreign investors in new industries and establish a central e-commerce platform to boost online sales [...] » More