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US State Department: Thailand Makes ‘Significant Progress’ Toward Democracy

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Benar News | 6:02 AM

As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares to travel to Thailand next week, US government officials on Friday noted “significant progress” in the country’s [...]
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Facebook removes fake accounts from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine, Honduras

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Thursday it had erased over 1,800 accounts and pages from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine and Honduras, its latest move to counter deceptive political [...]
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Accusations, working off-script and walk-outs. Day one in the new Thai parliament

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

One day down, another today. Thailand’s PM had his first day in a parliamentary setting and, despite taunts and barbs being thrown at him in true Parliamentary style, [...]
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Private sector says ‘no’ to B400 minimum daily wage

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Nine out of 10 business representatives surveyed by the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) oppose the government’s policy to raise the minimum daily wage to at least 400 [...]
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UPS says Thailand and Indonesia cargo traffic are winners in trade war

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Supply chains are quickly adapting to the US-China trade war and Thailand, Indonesia and Japan are the biggest growth markets in Asia for UPS, according to the American [...]
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Thailand Has a Developing Economy and a Big First World Problem

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Getting old can be hard under any circumstances, and harder still when you’re poor. That’s the predicament for Thailand, the developing country first in line to [...]
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KBank sees strong baht until end of the year

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The baht is expected to remain firm to the US dollar for the remainder of this year as offshore funds continue flowing into long-term Thai bonds, even though the Bank of [...]
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Thai PM faces first opposition challenge as he sets out plans

Thai PM faces first opposition challenge as he sets out plans

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faced opposition questions in parliament for the first time on Thursday as the former junta leader set out his [...]
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‘We are the last targets’: Thai dissident band in Laos fear death

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Taking turns to keep watch at their hideout in Laos, the four members of the self-exiled Thai activist folk band “Faiyen” believe they are on a hit-list like [...]
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Thailand: New government Disregards Rights

Thailand: New government Disregards Rights

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | HRW | 6:02 AM

The new Thai government’s policy statement fails to provide a pathway for restoring respect for human rights after five years of military rule, Human Rights Watch said [...]
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Some 19 million foreign tourists visit Thailand in H1

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Some 19.77 million foreign tourists visited Thailand in the first half of 2019, marking a slight 1.48 percent increase compared with the same period last year, according to a [...]
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REFILE-CORRECTED-Toyota’s Thailand unit retains domestic car sales forecasts

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

* Thailand’s total domestic cars sales for 2019 are still projected at 1 million units, down 3.8 percent from last year, Toyota Motor Corp’s Thai unit said on [...]
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Thailand faces worst drought in decade

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Eight provinces in Thailand’s north, northeast and central part have been suffering severe drought as there is no signs of rain at all. The Meteorological Department [...]
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House speaker warns MPs to behave when new Thai parliament sits tomorrow

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The first sitting of the new parliament will be tomorrow (Thursday) when the coalition government, led by PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, will lay out the policies of the government. [...]
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Four dead in rebel attack on Thai army base

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Four people were killed in a late-night attack by suspected Muslim insurgents on a military outpost in Thailand’s violence-wracked south, authorities said Wednesday. [...]
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