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Thailand economy grows at slowest pace since 2014

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | MarketWatch | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s economy lost further momentum in the second quarter, growing at its slowest pace in nearly five years as the US-China trade war continued to weigh on its [...]
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Thailand extends visa fee waivers to boost tourism as growth slows

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand will extend until April next year a measure that waives fees for visas on arrival issued to tourists from 18 countries, as it looks to stimulate growth in tourism to [...]
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Finnish berry companies face worker shortage as Thailand limits visas

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | YLE | 6:02 AM

Berry firms are looking to Asian states beyond Thailand after it curbed picker visas following trafficking scandals. Finnish berry companies told Yle they are eager to [...]
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Primax to set up Thailand subsidiary

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

Audio and PC peripherals maker Primax Electronics Ltdis to set up a subsidiary in Thailand to diversify macroeconomic risks amid the US-China trade dispute. The new unit, [...]
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THAI execs asked to agree to pay cuts

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Thai Airways International president has asked senior executives to agree to a cut in their salaries and meeting allowances to help the airline survive a financial [...]
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PM calls for Thai Army’s support on drought, security and tourist safety

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | National News Bureau of Thailand | 6:02 AM

The Thai PM has chaired the first Defence Assembly session in his role of minister of Defence, urging the armed forces to support the government’s work in realising [...]
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Thai official dismisses Muslim insurgent demand on detainees

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Thai deputy prime minister dismissed on Monday a demand made by a Malay Muslim group to free those detained over alleged links to the long-running insurgency in [...]
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‘Government stimulus package for Thai economy is unsustainable’

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Nations | 6:02 AM

Anusorn Tamajai, an economist from Rangsit University, says he expects the proposed package to make little difference and has declared it unsustainable. The package, which [...]
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Thailand chikungunya case tally nears 6,000

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NewsDesk | 6:02 AM

In an update on the chikungunya situation in Thailand, the Ministry of Health reports that since the beginning of the year through August 4, 5,996 cases from 44 provinces [...]
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Q2 GDP growth weakest since 2014

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg&Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s economy grew at the slowest pace in almost five years in the second quarter as exports and tourism deteriorated, buffeted by US-China trade tensions and the [...]
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Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government

Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The main group fighting an insurgency in Thailand’s largely Muslim south said it had held its first meeting with officials from the new Thai government and had set out [...]
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Thailand’s ‘sweetheart’ dugong dies with plastic in stomach

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

An orphaned dugong named Marium, who became an internet star after being rescued in Thailand in April, has died. Veterinarians caring for the dugong off the island of Koh [...]
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Thai man found dead at bus stop allegedly after eating durian with wine

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A 48-year-old man in Thailand was found dead at a bus stop near Pattaya, allegedly after eating durian with wine. According to a report by China Press, next to the deceased [...]
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Thai anti-corruption official accused of hiding millions in assets

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A top anti-corruption official in Thailand has been accused of concealing millions of dollars in assets including an upscale London apartment, according to the agency tasked [...]
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The sweet taste of Bangkok’s Chinatown

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

An orphaned dugong named Marium, who became an internet star after being rescued in Thailand in April, has died. Veterinarians caring for the dugong off the island of Koh [...]
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