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Escalating trade war a boon for Thailand industrial property as Chinese manufacturers shift production overseas

15-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s industrial property sector is profiting from the US-China trade war, as mainland Chinese manufacturers shift production to Southeast Asia in an attempt to [...]
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Malaysia: Thai Asylum Seeker Forcibly Returned

15-May-2019 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Malaysian authorities forcibly returned a Thai asylum seeker to Thailand where she faces likely persecution for her peaceful political activities, Human Rights Watch said [...]
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Thailand: Disappeared activists forced home from Vietnam

15-May-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Human rights organisations say a worrying pattern is emerging of dissidents being abducted in Southeast Asia. The disappearance of three well-known critics of [...]
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Thailand slashes 2019 exports estimates as trade war escalates

14-May-2019 Intellasia | The Naition | 6:00 AM

Thai exporters are expected to pay a heavy price as the ramping up of the US-China trade war continues. The US has now launched a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports. [...]
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Thailand eyeing more halal food exports to non-Muslim countries

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Salaam Gateway | 6:00 AM

Thailand wants to improve its branding to accelerate its halal exports to non-Muslim-majority countries as its reach to Islamic markets continues to grow steadily. Minister [...]
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Thailand’s Immigration Introduces Facial, Fingerprint Biometrics Recognition Systems at Points of Entry

13-May-2019 Intellasia | Chiangrai Times | 6:00 AM

The biometrics device can scan any face-lifted suspects and fingerprints which cannot be changed, thus raising the confidence of travellers in the airport’s safety [...]
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Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon

Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon

11-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:53 AM

A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country’s monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article about the king walked [...]
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Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappearedrights groups

11-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:53 AM

Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday, months after two [...]
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Thailand’s Richest 2019: Renewables Juice Up Profits For Energy Absolute

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Former securities trader Somphote Ahunai, who made his first billion from solar and wind power, is now betting on electric vehicles and the batteries to power them. Shares in [...]
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Thailand’s opposition wins most seats, but won’t get to choose country’s leader

10-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s main opposition party has won more seats than anyone else in the country’s parliamentin the first election since a military coup five years agobut it [...]
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Thailand’s Richest 2019: Bangkok Airways Billionaire Grounded By Regulators

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Former surgeon Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, 86, saw his fortune rise 1.5 percent to $3.4 billion despite being obliged by regulators to step down from the helm of the regional [...]
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Thailand’s Top 50 Richest On Forbes List Hit Speed Bump

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

After enjoying a surge in their wealth a year ago, Thailand’s richest hit a speed bump in 2019 as half of the top 50 saw their fortunes decline, including each of the [...]
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After disputed election, Thailand expected to keep junta leader as PM

After disputed election, Thailand expected to keep junta leader as PM

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s pro-army Palang Pracharat party was looking for coalition partners on Thursday from a wide field of potential allies as it seeks to keep military junta [...]
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Pro-military government likely in Thailand despite democratic front’s election dominance

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Long-delayed results of Thailand’s first election since a 2014 military coup show the opposition “democratic front” alliance won the most seats but rules [...]
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Thailand’s Richest 2019: Major Moves For Minor Hotels’ Billionaire Chief

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

This story is part of Forbes’ coverage of Thailand’s Richest 2019. See the full coverage here. Even measured against its steady expansion in recent years, Minor [...]
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