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Thailand shuts down news sites linked to ex-PM as protests pause

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Thai news outlet connected to exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra was ordered to close Tuesday over its coverage of anti-government protests that have rocked the [...] » More

Media groups warn govt

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Media organisations and academics have called on the government not to violate the freedom of the press after reports emerged that five online outlets face legal action for [...] » More

Young and restless: Protest parallels in Thailand and HK

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong and Thailand have both seen their streets filled with protesters daring to take on an entrenched political elite, and to discuss once-taboo subjects in their push [...] » More

Hand signals only: How Thais are marshalling mass protests

Hand signals only: How Thais are marshalling mass protests

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:53 AM

Hands point above head = need umbrella; Hands held over head = need helmet; Hands crossed over chest = enough supplies here. Thai protesters are learning a whole new [...] » More

Embattled Thai premier recalls parliament as thousands protest again

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:32 AM

Thousands of Thais defied a fresh government warning Monday and again took to the streets, as the embattled premier recalled parliament to thrash out how to end weeks of [...] » More

We need better leadership

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

As the political temperature in Thailand is rising again, with thousands of young people on the streets to voice their displeasure with the government, the country is looking [...] » More

Police move to silence news, Facebook platforms

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Police want to shut down four media outlets and a Facebook page run by protesters, on grounds their content constitutes a threat to national security. National police chief [...] » More

Thailand’s government vows to protect the monarchy after weekend of unrest

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s government has vowed to protect the monarchy after tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters rallied in Bangkok and other cities over the weekend, as [...] » More

‘Biocups’, electric motorcycle taxis and recycling 500 billion bottles for a sustainable Thailand: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | News.UN | 6:02 AM

The private sector in Thailand has a key role to play in helping the south-east Asian country to reach poverty reduction and sustainable development goals agreed by the [...] » More

Thai PM recalls parliament as protesters step up pressure

Thai PM recalls parliament as protesters step up pressure

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s embattled premier called Monday for a special session of parliament as protesters planned more rallies to demand his resignation, the release of jailed [...] » More

House mulls meet to end unrest

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai is scheduled to unofficially meet government and opposition representatives on Friday to discuss the possibility of holding a special [...] » More

Thailand mulls no-quarantine policy for Chinese tourists

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TraveldailyMedia | 6:02 AM

As Thailand will welcome its first batch of tourists at the end of the month, the country is reportedly in talks with China to exempt Chinese tourists from the required [...] » More

Weighing the consequences

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

What is the real cost for tourists when planning an outbound trip to Thailand in the Covid-19 era? Apart from sufficient budget for a quarantine facility, which for the most [...] » More

Thai police seek probe of media over protests-document

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thai police are seeking an investigation of four media outlets and a protest group over their coverage of protests on suspicion of breaking emergency measures restricting [...] » More

Thailand adds 5 imported Covid cases Monday

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:02 AM

The government on Monday reported five new imported cases of Covid-19, taking the total number of infections to 3,691. No new deaths were reported. The Centre for Covid-19 [...] » More