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Thailand’s economic growth seen slowing as exports contract

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) on Friday forecast that Thailand’s GDP growth of full-year 2019 will be 3.8 percent, slowing from last year’s 4.1 percent, with [...]
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Thailand’s Hua Hin resort district attracts upscale development

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Hotelmanagement | 6:00 AM

Hua Hin, a seaside resort community on the Gulf of Thailand, is seeing a resurgence in luxury hotel development. In a new report, advisory firm Horwath HTL examined what is [...]
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Thailand’s Richest 2019: Rockstar CEO Aims To Amp Up 128-Year-Old Energy Drinks Business

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

This story is part of Forbes’ coverage of Thailand’s Richest 2019. See the full coverage here. Petch Osathanugrah is a walking, talking advertisement for M-150, [...]
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Critics round on $7.1 bn rail deal with Thailand’s richest family

18-May-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Critics have urged Thailand’s military government to reconsider the award of a $7.1 billion high-speed rail contract to a consortium led by the kingdom’s richest [...]
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Thailand’s LGBT+ lawmakers force parliament dress-code rethink

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

Thailand’s four new LGBT+ members of parliament have prompted the house to relax its gender-based dress code, in a small victory for the ground-breaking politicians who [...]
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Thai anti-junta leader says ‘no giving up’ on forming next government

Thai anti-junta leader says ‘no giving up’ on forming next government

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

An alliance of Thai anti-junta parties is not giving up on forming the country’s next government and blocking the ruling junta from retaining power following a disputed [...]
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Thailand acts to end a famine

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Thailand is bringing an end to a famine. This is not a typical famine, however, but a “book famine”. This is a situation where people with “print [...]
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Thailand’s oldest political party chooses new leader

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Miami Herald | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s oldest political party chose an experienced insider as its new leader Wednesday following an abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the [...]
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How to take the heat out of Thailand’s political colours

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

On my 10-week Thai-language course, I was recently taught about the significance of different colours in Thailand. Soon afterwards, as I stared over the drought-hit fields [...]
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PM confirms that anti-monarchy Thai activist extradited

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Mahathir confirmed this afternoon that a Thai woman seeking refuge in Malaysia for anti-monarchy statements made at home has been sent back to Bangkok. Having [...]
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A third of Thailand’s appointed senators linked to military, police

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

More than a third of Thailand’s newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper house will [...]
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Driver arrested with allegedly smuggling migrants in mail truck in southern Thailand

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

A driver from Thailand Post, Thailand’s national mailing service company, on early Tuesday was arrested in southern Thailand’s Songkla for allegedly smuggling 13 [...]
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Thailand fears losing $6.7 billion in exports due to latest US-China tariff salvo

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

Thailand’s could lose between $5.6 billion to $6.7 billion in exports this year as a result of higher US tariffs on Chinese goods, with shipments of electronics and [...]
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Thailand’s richest man, 12 others to build $9.3 billion high-speed rail linking 3 major airports

15-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) and 12 other companies were selected to build a $6.8 billion (S$9.3 billion) high-speed train project that will link three major [...]
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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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