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Thailand logs 10 new Covid cases Tuesday

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand on Tuesday reported ten new coronavirus cases, including seven Thai nationals, raising the total to 3,600. No new deaths were reported. The Centre for Covid-19 [...] » More

Retirees wanting to return to Thailand-can they or can’t they?

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | PattayaMail | 6:02 AM

As Thai authorities over the summer months have widened the categories of foreigners able to enter Thailand, one group has bitterly complained of neglect. They are the [...] » More

EEC panel okays feasibility studies on three new projects

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Policy Committee on Monday approved feasibility studies on three new development projects worth a combined 1.18 trillion baht, aiming to [...] » More

Thai protest leaders, massacre survivors mark sombre anniversary

Thai protest leaders, massacre survivors mark sombre anniversary

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thai politicians and protest leaders laid floral wreaths Tuesday at a monument commemorating the anniversary of a student massacre more than 40 years ago, as survivors [...] » More

BoT urges monitoring of debt servicing ability

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Bank of Thailand is asking financial institutions to monitor borrowers’ debt servicing ability as the second-phase debt relief measure is set to expire this month, [...] » More

Transfer of employment under Thai labour laws

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Amendments to Thailand’s Labour Protection Act (LPA) on May 5, 2019, ushered in significant changes to a variety of labour laws, resulting in increased statutory [...] » More

The Stock Exchange of Thailand to develop end-to-end digital asset trading service

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | FinExtra | 6:02 AM

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has initiated the fully integrated Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)-based digital asset investment service, spanning from a linkage [...] » More

SME bourse slated for Q3 2021

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A new stock exchange to trade shares of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups is expected to be launched in the third quarter next year, says the Securities [...] » More

Coronavirus pandemic hits Thailand residential property market already ailing from slow economic growth, protests and high prices

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Thailand residential property sector, a market favoured by Chinese and Hong Kong buyers, faces a further slowdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, after a slow start [...] » More

‘Reopen now or face collapse’

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Pailin Chuchottaworn, head of a panel steering the economic recovery, on Monday urged the government to reopen the country in order to prevent it from collapsing. He said [...] » More

Thailand seeks Red Bull heir extradition after Interpol ‘red notice’

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thai police said on Monday they would seek the extradition of the fugitive heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune, after Interpol issued a global “red notice” [...] » More

Thais warned against ‘Benadryl Challenge’ on TikTok

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to take up the so-called “Benadryl Challenge” that has gone viral on TikTok, saying that overdosing on the [...] » More

Defence chief denies coup is a possibility

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Newly appointed defence forces chief Gen Chalermpol Srisawasdi on Monday insisted that the military would not get involved in politics and a military coup was not on their [...] » More

Thailand has a new finance minister, its third in less than three months

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | DH | 6:02 AM

The appointment of Arkhom Termpittayapaisith was officially confirmed Monday with its publication in the government gazette, which carried a declaration by the prime minister [...] » More

SRT asked to respect slum dwellers

07-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A group representing city slum dwellers on Monday asked the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) to take care of 30,000 people affected by infrastructure projects related to the [...] » More