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Factbox: What we know about the mass shooter in Thailand

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

At least 26 people were killed and 57 wounded in an 18-hour shooting spree in northeastern Thailand that ended in an overnight standoff at a busy shopping mall, where most of [...]
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Thai city holds vigil for 29 victims of ‘unprecedented’ mass shooting

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Holding candles and writing condolences as monks chanted prayers, hundreds of Thais held an evening vigil Sunday for the 29 victims of an “unprecedented” mass [...]
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Tourism minister mulls adding new tourist levies

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Tourism and Sport is mulling the idea of collecting levies from international tourists for the “renovation of tourism attractions and natural [...]
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LPGA cancels events in Thailand, Singapore amid coronavirus outbreak

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CBSSports | 6:02 AM

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to be a widespread health concern, the LPGA decided to cancel two upcoming events in Asia. On Sunday night it was announced that the [...]
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Mourners leave flowers at Thai shopping mall after mass shooting

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Mourners left flowers and written messages in front of the Terminal 21 shopping centre in northeastern Thailand on Monday after a soldier’s shooting rampage in which at [...]
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On Thai Buddhist holy day, gunman’s carnage shatters temple peace

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thai nun Amornrat Putta-ariyawong was washing dishes in preparation to host Buddhist devotees on a holy day when a military Humvee pulled up just inside the temple gates and [...]
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Thousands light candles for victims of Thailand mass shooting

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thousands of people holding candles attended a vigil in northeastern Thailand on Sunday for the victims of a rogue soldier who killed at least 29 people and wounded 57 before [...]
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One gunman, four locations, 29 dead: how the mass shooting in Thailand unfolded

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Authorities are still piecing together details of how a soldier killed at least 29 people and wounded dozens more in a rampage in and around the northeastern Thai city of [...]
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Thai PM orders tighter controls on guns at military bases 30 dead, 57 injured

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

“He was able to broadcast, unhindered, for nearly 5 hours before his stream was eventually taken down.” 30 people are now confirmed dead (including the gunman) as [...]
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Kick foreigners, not wearing face-masks, out of Thailand minister

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Khaosod | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s mercurial Public Health minister Anutin Charnvirakul has slammed foreign tourists who aren’t wearing face masks, or refuse to wear them when offered a [...]
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Coronavirus UPDATE over 100,000 Chinese are still in Thailand

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Thai PBS World | 6:02 AM

This morning there remain 25 confirmed coronavirus cases in Thailand. The death toll has now reached 724 with a total of 34,878 confirmed cases in the past six weeks. Over [...]
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Coronavirus fears spread in Thailand, a Chinese tourism magnet

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PRI | 6:02 AM

Outside China, few countries have seen more coronavirus cases than Thailand and that’s hardly surprising. Alongside Japan, Thailand is one of the most touristed [...]
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25 killed as soldier opens fire in Korat

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 10:20 AM

Police and soldiers rescued hundreds of people from a shopping mall late Saturday night as they continued to hunt for a gunman who had holed up inside after killing at least [...]
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Thai mass shooter killed at shopping mall – security sources

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:18 AM

Thai security forces on Sunday killed a soldier after he carried out a shooting rampage that left at least 21 people dead, police and military sources said. They said he had [...]
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Health minister: Kick out ‘Western’ tourists not wearing face masks

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Public Health minister Anutin Charnvirakul lashed out at “Western” tourists on Friday for not wearing face masks and suggested they be expelled from the country [...]
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