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Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two insurgents believed to be tied to a motorcycle drive-by shooting at a school in Thailand’s south were shot dead Saturday, police said, as Unicef warned of trauma [...]
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Saudi asylum seeker flying from Bangkok to Canada: Thai official

Saudi asylum seeker flying from Bangkok to Canada: Thai official

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum in Australia will fly to Canada late Friday, the head of Thai immigration police said, in a surprise twist to a [...]
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Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off [...]
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EU lifts Thailand’s yellow card on tackling illegal fishing

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Parliament Magazine | 6:00 AM

Philippines’ president Rodrigo Duterte has attacked the country’s Catholic bishops in a furious speech, as his war on drugs attracts increasing criticism from the [...]
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Saudi teen who fled family leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as [...]
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Saudi asylum seeker flying from Bangkok to Canada: Thai official

Saudi asylum seeker flying from Bangkok to Canada: Thai official

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum in Australia will fly to Canada late Friday, the head of Thai immigration police said, in a surprise twist to a [...]
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Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the UN refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family, Thai police [...]
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Thai prime minister attempts to placate citizens with a song

Thai prime minister attempts to placate citizens with a song

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s prime minister has reportedly released a song in a bid to temper frustration over a suspected delay to the date of the general election, urging his citizens [...]
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Australia FM says country assessing resettlement push for Saudi woman in Thailand

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s foreign minister Thursday declined to say how long it will take to consider a UN request to resettle a young Saudi woman who fled her family, as the [...]
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HK filings show Thailand’s Yingluck has Cambodian passport

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Fugitive former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra used a Cambodian passport to register a company in Hong Kong, records show, lending weight to reports she used the [...]
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After case of Saudi runaway, Australia urges Thailand to release refugee footballer held in Bangkok since November

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Australia’s foreign minister lobbied Thai authorities on Thursday to free a refugee soccer player who has been languishing in a Bangkok jail since November. Hakeem [...]
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Four Thai civil defence volunteers gunned down at school in southern Thailand

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Time Snow News | 6:00 AM

The 15-year insurgency has seen scores of teachers killed, slain for their perceived collaboration with the Thai state, and led to the deployment of armed guards at schools. [...]
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Saudi asylum seeker deletes Twitter account after death threats, friend says

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Saudi teenager who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her deleted her Twitter account on Friday after getting death threats, a friend said, while she [...]
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Australia praises Thai move on Saudi, concerned about player

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s foreign minister praised Thailand for its handling of a young Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum in Australia, but also reminded it of [...]
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Cambodia denies it issued a passport to former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, despite evidence in HK corporate filings

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Cambodia has denied that it issued a passport to Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who has been in self-imposed exile since 2017, even though [...]
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