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US-China trade war may benefit Thailand long term

28-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:02 AM

As a small, open economy, Thailand stands to be affected by global economic developments. The recovery of the US economy, with higher interest rates and bond yield rates, has [...]
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Thailand to destroy more than 9,322 kilograms illegal drugs before June 26

27-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua Net | 6:02 AM

Thai police officers keep watch in front of the illegal drugs to be burned during the 48th Destruction of Confiscated Narcotics ceremony, at Bang Pa-in Industrial Estate in [...]
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Thailand planning new tax law for foreign firms

27-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Tnternational Investment | 6:02 AM

The Thailand Revenue Department is contemplating a law that will require foreign entities with no physical presence in Thailand which earn income in the country to report [...]
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Desperate search for 12 children trapped in Thailand cave

27-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Desperate parents led a prayer ceremony outside a flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 children and their football coach have been trapped for days, as military rescue [...]
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Thailand signals election could be delayed until May

27-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand will hold a general election by May 5 next year, a deputy prime minister said on Monday, signalling the possibility of another delay of a vote that had tentatively [...]
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Thailand eyes private investors’ help for $40 billion rail upgrade

27-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand is seeking private investors’ help for a $40 billion upgrade of its rail network aimed at reducing logistics costs and boosting trade, Minster of Transport [...]
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Environment under threat in Thailand

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Asean Post | 6:02 AM

April, thousands of green ribbon-wearing protestors took to the streets of Bangkok, as well as the northern city of Chiang Mai and other towns around Thailand, in one of the [...]
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Thailand establishes stakeholder committee on airport development

25-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Atwonline | 6:02 AM

A government-industry advisory panel has been established in Thailand to provide greater collaboration amongst stakeholders regarding the country’s airport development [...]
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Thailand is descending into a climate of fear

25-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:02 AM

Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is visiting Europe this month. On Wednesday, he held talks with British prime minister Theresa May in London to be followed by a stop in [...]
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Thailand’s Leader Promised to Restore Democracy. Instead He’s Tightening His Grip

Thailand’s Leader Promised to Restore Democracy. Instead He’s Tightening His Grip

23-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

General Prayuth Chan-ocha appears at ease among the lavish trappings of politics. Thailand’s prime minister is never far from doting courtiers in Bangkok’s 1920s [...]
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Thailand preparing total ban on import of electronic waste

23-Jun-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Thai authorities, who began a series of raids last month on factories accused of illegally importing and processing electronic waste, say they may use special powers given to [...]
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Exclusive: Thailand PM Prayuth Chan-ocha on Turning to China Over the US

23-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

On June 1, Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan Ocha sat down for an exclusive interview with TIME in Bangkok’s government House. It’s just over four years since [...]
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Thailand: Resuming Death Penalty a Major Setback

22-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Hrw | 6:02 AM

The Thai government should halt further executions and publicly resume its de facto moratorium on the use of the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today. Thai [...]
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UK PM calls for ‘free elections’ in Thailand

22-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

British prime minister Theresa May called for “free and open elections” in Thailand as she met with the country’s er Prayut Chan-O-Cha in London on [...]
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Thailand banks on tech to end slavery at sea as workers push for rights

21-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation)Enslaved on a Thai fishing vessel for 11 years, Tun Lin saw his fellow workers lose their minds one after another, with one fisherman [...]
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