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Korn eyeing ‘a bigger role’

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:02 AM

Former finance minister Korn Chatikavanij’s surprise decision to quit the Democrat Party has sparked fierce speculation he is about to found a new party which could be [...]
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Thailand’s 2020 rice exports forecast to fall to lowest in seven years

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:02 AM

Thailand’s rice exports in 2020 are forecast to drop to their lowest in seven year, the country’s rice exporters group said on Thursday, as the strong baht [...]
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More than 100 Chiang Mai students hospitalised with food poisoning

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 7:02 AM

There was chaos at Chiang Mai hospitals yesterday when around 130 students were hospitalised with food poisoning. The grade 8 students from Montfort College in Chiang Mai had [...]
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Former MP Atavit abandons Democrats to join Korn

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:02 AM

Former Bangkok MP Atavit Suwannapakdee resigned from the Democrat Party on Thursday, linking his political future to former finance minister Korn Chatikavanij, who left the [...]
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Mobile app aims to bolster human trafficking reporting in Thailand

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:02 AM

A mobile app launched in Thailand to boost the reporting of human trafficking risks could be hampered by a lack of trust in government officials, anti-slavery experts said on [...]
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Thailand on high alert for China virus ahead of Lunar Near Year

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:02 AM

Thai health officials are stepping up monitoring and inspection at its airports for the new mystery virus from China ahead of Lunar New Year, when Chinese visitors flock to [...]
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Teachers owe B1.1 trillion, 16pct of total public debt

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:02 AM

The debt accumulated by teachers nationwide totals 1.1 trillion baht, about 16 percent of the public debt, with each teacher owing an average 3 million baht. This figure was [...]
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Bank of Thailand lands in hot water

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:02 AM

It caught almost everyone by surprise when the baht strengthened past the psychological level of 30 baht per US dollar during the New Year holidays. I was spending my [...]
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Pharmacies told to display QR codes for medicines

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:02 AM

The Department of Internal Trade (DIT) has asked more than 18,000 pharmacies nationwide to display the QR code for customers on their premises to prevent the sales of [...]
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Huge new stimulus package coming: Somkid

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand needs to rev up both public and private investment, including infrastructure development as well as the promotion of the tourism and service sectors, to boost [...]
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Govt gives assurance taps won’t run dry this year

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government is taking all necessary steps to deal with the current drought and will ensure there is an adequate supply of tap water throughout the dry season, spokeswoman [...]
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Thailand’s 2020 exports expected to shrink 0.9-2.4pct

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Thai exports this year is expected to shrink by 0.9-2.4 percent this year, said a Bangkok academic institution on Tuesday in a news briefing. Further more, our assessments [...]
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Baht’s moves dodge US watch list

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand again managed to avoid placement on the US watch list for currency manipulation, while the Bank of Thailand affirmed that steps have been taken to curb the [...]
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Central Retail said close to securing IPO investors

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s largest retailer, Central Retail Corp, is close to securing cornerstone investors for an initial public offering worth up to 82 billion baht, making it the [...]
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New rules for Royal road motorcades around Thailand

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn has expressed concern about the motorcades of Royal Family members inconveniencing public road users. Around Thailand, when a member of [...]
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