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Thai forest rangers train to tackle wildlife crime

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Camo-clad rangers ambush a camp in a lush Thai national park, kicking away a machete and a firearm and pinning two suspected poachers to the groundpart of a training exercise [...]
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Thai govt says sorry for toxic smog in Bangkok

Thai govt says sorry for toxic smog in Bangkok

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Thai government has apologised to Bangkok citizens about the air pollution that continues to disrupt their daily lives and is threatening their health. The amount of [...]
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Bangkok sounds smoke alarm for expanding Asean capitals

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Bangkok is choking as military drones and fire trucks fight to bring air pollution under control. Schools have closed, people are encouraged to stay indoors and others have [...]
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‘Please fight for me.’ Bahrain soccer player detained in Thailand pleads for help

04-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Hakeem Al-Araibi’s finger traces over every sentence of the letter, eager not to miss even one word from his beloved wife. The professional soccer player is unable to [...]
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Thailand faces tough job as Asean chair amid trade conflicts, forum hears

02-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

As Asean chair this year, Thailand must enhance the region’s cooperation amid growing US-China tensions that threaten to go beyond mere trade conflicts, [...]
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UN urges Asian countries to follow Thailand on fishing pledge

02-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Asian countries have been urged to sign up to international standards on working conditions in the fishing industry after Thailand became the first in the region to make such [...]
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Toxic air forces school closures in Thailand; officials call for reduction of vehicle traffic

Toxic air forces school closures in Thailand; officials call for reduction of vehicle traffic

02-Feb-2019 Intellasia | WPTV | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Ministry of Education has ordered all schools in Bangkok and some surrounding provinces to close for the remainder of the week amid concerns over dangerous [...]
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Thai retailer Central puts $200 million into ride-hailing app Grab

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s biggest shopping mall owner, the Central Group, will pour $200 million into the Singapore ride-hailing and food delivery firm Grab, the companies said [...]
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Thai court dismisses case against suspected wildlife trafficking kingpin

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A suspected wildlife trafficking kingpin accused of smuggling $1 million worth of rhino horns to Thailand has had the case against him dismissed, in a surprise Thai court [...]
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Pollution prompts Bangkok to close schools for the week

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Choking air pollution has prompted schools to close in the Thai capital for the rest of the week and people celebrating next week’s Lunar New Year holiday were urged to [...]
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Bangkok flies drones, seeks better ideas to improve bad air

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A fleet of drones, trucks and small planes sprayed water to try to reduce air pollution around Bangkok on Thursday while the governor invited critics to brainstorm better [...]
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Toxic Smog in Bangkok Forces Over 400 Schools to Close

Toxic Smog in Bangkok Forces Over 400 Schools to Close

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A toxic smog chocking the Thai capital forced officials to close hundreds of schools Wednesday amid escalating efforts to manage the pollution crisis, Agence France-Presse [...]
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Bahraini footballer’s wife calls on Thailand to release him

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

In open letter to Thai PM, Hakeem al-Araibi’s wife says he will face torture and possible death if deported to Bahrain. The wife of a jailed Bahraini football player, [...]
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Facebook will block foreign ads and ‘bad actors’ before Thai election. How does that help the junta?

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Facebook will block foreign electoral ads in Thailand in the run-up to the country’s March 24 election, a move some observers claimed will benefit the country’s [...]
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Thailand aiming to challenge for Asian crypto leadership

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

So who is scared of the big bad crypto bear market? Not Thailand, apparently. Since the Thai Ministry of Finance granted digital asset business licenses to four operators, [...]
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