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Bangkok readies for Asean Summit

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:02 AM

Thailand is preparing to welcome the leaders of 10 Asean nations and their dialogue partners, including US President Donald Trumpif he decides to come to the Asean Summit [...]
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Thailand rated near bottom for privacy protection

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s new cybersecurity law could be used ‘to silence critics’, according to a new survey of 47 countries. Thailand placed in the bottom five out of 47 [...]
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European Union aims to resume free trade talks with Thailand

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The European Union aims to resume negotiations with Thailand on a free trade agreement (FTA), the Council of the European Union said in a statement, after suspending trade [...]
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Thai government declares November 4-5 as public holiday as Thailand hosts Asean summit

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

The Thai cabinet declared November 4-5 as public holidays in Bangkok and its adjacent province of Nonthaburi as the government is scheduled to host the Association of [...]
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Thailand road toll: 554 dead this month, 11,462 this year

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Daily news reports fatalities at the scene of accidents yesterday claimed the lives of 21 people. Yesterday was a busy day on Thailand’s roads at the end of a long [...]
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Strong baht and divisive politics threatening Thailand’s economy

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The director of the Economic and Business Research Centre for Reform at Thailand’s Rangsit University, says that if the US Federal Reserve cuts the policy rate by [...]
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No choice but to invest in oil, says chief executive of Shell

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Royal Dutch Shell Plc still sees abundant opportunity to make money from oil and gas in coming decades even as investors and governments increase pressure on energy companies [...]
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Thai Airways must modify rehabilitation plan to survive: Airline President

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

“Thai Airways will have to modify its rehabilitation plans to survive in the face of tight competition.” This frank admission by the airline’s president [...]
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Exclusive: Thailand’s human traffickers flout 99pct of court orders to compensate victims

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Human traffickers in Thailand have ignored court orders to compensate victims in more than 99 percent of cases in recent years, fuelling fears that many survivors could be [...]
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Police bust alleged B1bn drug-money laundering operation

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Police arrested six people during raids in Samut Prakan and Nonthaburi provinces and seized assets worth about 100 million baht on Wednesday, in an operation aimed at [...]
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Thai app will ease expat immigration woes and make 90 day reporting simple

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The “OSS Foreigner” app is coming, and you will be able to use it for 90 day reporting, according to the Secretary-General at the office of the PM. Dr Kobsak [...]
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CP set to ink airport link deal

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group has confirmed its consortium will sign a contract to develop the 224 billion-baht high-speed train project linking Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and [...]
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Thailand: Thailand issues regulation on stamp duty payment for electronic documents

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | InternationalTaxReview | 6:02 AM

This summer, the director-General of the Revenue Department issued an important regulation governing the payment of stamp duty on electronic documents. Director-General [...]
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Tax relief for tobacco growers

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Excise Department will cut the tobacco tax from 10 satang to 2.5 satang per gramme for one year, starting January 1, 2020, to give farmers time to adjust to the new rate. [...]
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Abbot accused of detaining novice for sexual pleasure

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A 51-year-old abbot is accused of detaining a 13-year-old novice for several days, forcing the lad to give him massages with a “happy ending”. The 33-year-old [...]
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