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Hunger-striking Thai protest leader vows to keep fighting for royal reform

13-May-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 12:15 PM

A severely ill hunger-striking Thai democracy activist released from prison vowed Wednesday to keep fighting for reform to the country’s monarchy, defying his bail [...] » More

Porous borders ‘our biggest threat’

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Health experts have expressed concern over the coronavirus variant first identified in India being carried into Thailand unchecked by illegal migrants, saying border security [...] » More

Index nosedives to 39-month low point

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Business sentiment plunged to a 39-month low in April after the business sector became concerned about the severity of the new Covid-19 outbreak, lower purchasing power, [...] » More

Covid infection rate could delay Phuket’s reopening, governor warns

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

PHUKET: The planned reopening of the province to fully-vaccinated international tourists from July 1 may not materialise if the number of daily infections continues at the [...] » More

New daily high, 34 Covid deaths

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The government on Wednesday reported a record daily high of 34 Covid-19 related deaths, lifting the total to 486, along with 1,983 new infections, for a total caseload of [...] » More

Thai court grants bail to 2 protest leaders in jail for royal insults

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

A court in Thailand on Tuesday granted bail to two leaders of anti-government protests who have spent weeks in pre-trial detention on charges of insulting the country’s [...] » More

Ayutthaya shrimp market re-opens

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Central Shrimp Market in Ayutthaya, the centre of a Covid-19 cluster in mid-April, was re-opened on Wednesday after being closed for nearly four weeks. The market, on the [...] » More

Small pool of affluent for jab tours

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

High net worth individuals are predicted to be the most likely group to take Covid-19 vaccination tours overseas, spending a fortune in the hope of choosing their own [...] » More

Index nosedives to 39-month low point

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Business sentiment plunged to a 39-month low in April after the business sector became concerned about the severity of the new Covid-19 outbreak, lower purchasing power, [...] » More

Thailand seeking ‘humanitarian’ solution for detained Burma journalists

Thailand seeking ‘humanitarian’ solution for detained Burma journalists

13-May-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Thailand said Tuesday it was seeking a “humanitarian” solution for three Myanmar journalists arrested after fleeing across the border, as protesters across the [...] » More

Another Thai protest leader says has COVID-19 after weeks in jail

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Another leader from Thailand’s anti-government protest movement has tested positive for the coronavirus after spending eight weeks in jail pending trial on charges of [...] » More

GSB eyes lower rates for car titles

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Government Savings Bank (GSB) is aiming to lower the interest rate for car title loans to ease the burden on borrowers in this segment, says Vitai Ratanakorn, the [...] » More

Thailand is not only country to require people to wear masks in private cars

13-May-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Social media posts shared tens of thousands of times claim that Thailand is the only country in the world that requires people to wear a mask when travelling in a private [...] » More

Another protest leader contracts Covid-19 after weeks in jail as Thailand reports new daily record of 34 deaths

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 5:02 AM

Another leader from Thailand’s anti-government protest movement has tested positive for the coronavirus after spending eight weeks in jail pending trial on charges of [...] » More

CAAT warns airlines to check CoE

13-May-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) stressed that all airlines must strictly check the Certificate of Entry (CoE) of all foreign passengers before they arrive in [...] » More