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Grenade blasts rattle northern Thai city

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A string of grenade blasts shook a northern Thai city popular with foreign tourists, leaving several people wounded in attacks that police said Saturday could be linked to [...] » More

Chiang Mai bomb blasts result in 83pct tour cancellation

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Eturbonews | 6:00 AM

Tourism authorities in Thailand indicate that three consecutive bomb blasts that took place in Chiang Mai has resulted instant cancellations of tourist groups that were sold. [...] » More

Thai protesters return to streets as pro-govt forces up the ante

Thai protesters return to streets as pro-govt forces up the ante

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand resumed street protests on Monday after lying low for weeks, piling pressure on increasingly beleaguered prime minister Yingluck [...] » More

PHL lowers alert level for Thailand from 2 to 1

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Gmanetwork | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has lowered the alert level in Bangkok and surrounding areas in Thailand from 2 to 1, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Monday. [...] » More

Thailand back to world’s No 1 rice exporter – CP

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Thailand has reclaimed its title as the world’s top rice exporter after having shipped out 1.5 million tonnes of grain in the last two months, reported CP Intertrade [...] » More

Thai ‘red shirts’ take up fight to defend PM facing impeachment

Thai ‘red shirts’ take up fight to defend PM facing impeachment

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Supporters of Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra say they will take to the streets as moves to impeach her gather pace, raising the spectre of confrontation with [...] » More

Technicolor Thailand To Close

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

Technicolor’s facility in Bangkok, Thailand, will close at the end of the month. Staff at the long-established plant have been told that their last day will be March 27 [...] » More

Thailand Festival 2014

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Manila Bulletin | 6:00 AM

The highly anticipated Thailand Festival opened last Thursday. Organised by the Royal Thai Embassy, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), and the Glorietta Mall, the annual [...] » More

Migrants were to ‘train in terror’

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Police suspect the illegal Muslim immigrants found here recently were using Thailand and Malaysia as transit points to travel on to Turkey where they allegedly would be [...] » More

Helen van Berkel: I predict no riot

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

“Rule No 1,” the Travel Editor said: “Don’t get killed.” I’d just woken in Bangkok to news that a grenade had killed four people and [...] » More

Another Batch of Uyghur Asylum Seekers Held in Thailand

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Thailand has detained a second group of people believed to be Uyghurs fleeing violence in China’s Xinjiang province as Southeast Asian countries are asked to adopt a [...] » More

Rubber in Thailand Climbing as Drought Reduces Supplies of Latex

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Rubber export prices from Thailand, the largest producer and shipper, will probably advance through May as raw material rates surge because of a drought, said the [...] » More

Lawyers to take toxic waste dump case to court

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

The fire which ravaged the rubbish dump for a week has stopped. And legal action is about to begin. Members of the Lawyers Council of Thailand went to the 100-rai dump site [...] » More

Thailand’s Central Bank Projects Weak Economic Growth for 2014

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Thailand said it expects the country’s economy to grow at a slower rate this year than last, as domestic demand softens and political unrest delays [...] » More

Constitutional Court rules Thai election invalid

Constitutional Court rules Thai election invalid

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Constitutional Court nullified last month’s general election on Friday, forcing new polls and aggravating a political crisis in which protesters have [...] » More