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Bahrain insists on extradition of footballer from Thailand

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:04 AM

Bahrain insisted Monday on the extradition of a footballer with refugee status who has been detained in Thailand for nearly two months over his alleged role in protests in [...]
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Thailand to revoke foreign patent requests on marijuana

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:03 AM

Thailand on Monday effectively revoked all foreign patent requests for the use of marijuana, after fears foreign firms would dominate a market thrown open last month when the [...]
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Thailand suspends patent applications for medical marijuana

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 8:03 AM

Thailand’s military government on Monday suspended the licensing of commercial marijuana-based products for medical use amid concern that foreign pharmaceutical [...]
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Thai pop idol condemned for Nazi swastika T-shirt

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A member of Thailand’s most popular all-girl band has apologised for wearing a shirt with a Nazi flag featuring a swastika, after her TV appearance drew “shock [...]
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You’re hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

When app developer Sattha Puangput was looking to move from a startup to a new role, he updated his profile on GetLinks, a website that pairs technology professionals with [...]
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Thailand welcomes a record 38.27 million tourists in 2018

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand saw a record 38.27 million tourists in 2018, up 7.5 percent from the previous year, the Tourism Ministry said on Monday. The ministry expects the number of tourists [...]
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Thailand’s military junta cracks down on social media ahead of election

Thailand’s military junta cracks down on social media ahead of election

28-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:25 AM

Social media campaigning will be heavily restricted in the upcoming Thai election, in a move political parties claim will gag freedom of expression and directly affect [...]
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‘Friendship bridges’ for Msia and Thailand to improve border trade activities

26-Jan-2019 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

A high level committee comprising officials from the Malaysian and Thai governments will hold a technical meeting in March in Kuala Lumpur to discuss details of constructing [...]
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Tac-o look at me nowqueues as US fast food chain makes Thai debut

26-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Queues stretched around the block Thursday as Thailand’s first ever Taco Bell opened its doors to fast-food fanatics sporting taco-shaped hats and punters keen to [...]
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Thailand sets March election date after 5-year military rule

Thailand sets March election date after 5-year military rule

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:08 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission on Wednesday announced that the nation’s first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup will be held on [...]
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Thai royal palace authorises 1st election since 2014 coup

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s royal palace issued a decree Wednesday authorising the first general election since the military took power in 2014. The decree published in the Royal [...]
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Toyota sees 3.8pct fall in 2019 total Thailand domestic car sales

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp expects Thailand’s domestic car sales to drop 3.8 per cent to 1 million units in 2019 after a 19 per cent gain last year, as economic conditions are [...]
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Thai king signs decree approving first election since coup

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s king has issued a royal decree endorsing the first general election since a 2014 coup, with a date for the long-delayed poll expected later Wednesday. The [...]
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People scramble for free beer after truck carrying 80,000 cans overturns in Thailand

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

‘They say they have consumed the contents of all beer cans,’ police chief says More than 80,000 cans of beer were spilled across the road after a lorry overturned [...]
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Toyota sees 3.8pct fall in 2019 total Thailand domestic car sales

24-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp expects Thailand’s domestic car sales to drop 3.8 per cent to 1 million units in 2019 after a 19 per cent gain last year, as economic conditions are [...]
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