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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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Why Thailand stuck with a military government

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

Last week, a new Thai government, which had been in the making since the 24 March election, swore an oath of allegiance to King Vajiralongkorn. The new government looks a lot [...]
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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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Fewer tourists are going to Thailand because of its expensive currency

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

Thailand’s tourism minister has blamed a surge in the baht for sapping tourist arrivals into Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, and says he’ll take up [...]
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Chinese enterprise completes detailed design of China-Thailand Railway’s 1st phase

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

Chinese enterprise has completed detailed engineering design of China-Thailand Railway’s 1st phase. The detailed engineering design of the 252.3-km first phase of [...]
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The world’s Top 10 wealthiest monarchs and royal families

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:02 AM

1. King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Thailand The Thai royal family is currently listed as the richest royal family in the world. King Maha Vajiralongkorn is estimated to be worth [...]
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The price of opposition in Thailand

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:02 AM

“They create an atmosphere of fear by attacking us, even in broad daylight in the streets.” Sirawith Seritiwat, aka. ‘Ja New’, is not new to [...]
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Thai army vows probe after rebel suspect left unconscious

Thai army vows probe after rebel suspect left unconscious

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

Thailand’s army is investigating how a detained suspected insurgent in the Muslim-majority south was left unconscious hours after being taken to a notorious military [...]
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IMF urges Thailand to adopt fiscal reforms, monetary easing to support growth

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:02 AM

Thailand should adopt an expansionary policy mix, including fiscal reforms and monetary easing to help support growth, which has slowed amid rising global trade tensions, the [...]
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