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THAILAND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS BELOW 1pct (BANGKOK POST)

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | 2 Staffing Industry | 6:00 AM

The third-quarter jobless rate in Thailand fell to 0.96 percent, down from 1.19 percent during the same period last year, reports The Bangkok Post, citing data from the [...]
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Thai government Trials Blockchain in Fight Against Tax Fraud

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:10 AM

A government agency in Thailand is trialing blockchain tech as a means to track value-added tax (VAT) payments in the country. According to a report from the Bangkok Post on [...]
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Thailand extends detention of refugee

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:10 AM

A Bangkok court has extended the Thai immigration department’s detention of Australia-based Hakeem al-Araibiwho faces deportation to Bahrainby 12 days. A refugee [...]
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HK could put health warnings on alcoholic drinks, health minister says after new rules on sales to minors

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Health warnings could be put on beer cans and other alcoholic drinks in Hong Kong as the government considers its next step in an effort to curb binge drinking. That comes [...]
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HK business leaders welcome 90-day trade truce between China and US but some are still considering relocating factories

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Hong Kong’s business leaders are cautiously optimistic about a 90-day trade truce agreed by China and the US, hoping the disputes can be settled within the time frame [...]
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Is reclamation the way to regain control of HK’s land supply from developers?

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

In three weeks, Hong Kong’s town planners will scrutinise a huge private housing project in Sai Kung where a developer is seeking to double the number of units to 9,500 [...]
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Young girl found dead in HK Customs and Excise Department staff quarters

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Hong Kong police were investigating whether foul play was involved in the death of a young girl found dead at home in the Customs and Excise Department’s staff quarters [...]
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HK lawmaker Eddie Chu’s ban from village election based on shaky argument, legal scholar Johannes Chan says

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

The decision to ban lawmaker Eddie Chu Hoi-dick from running in a rural representative election was based on a shaky argument that could be struck down in court, a leading [...]
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More than 30 hectares of Lantau Island enclaves could become parts of country park under HK government moves

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

More than 30 hectares of country park enclaves on Hong Kong’s biggest island could soon be incorporated into the protected zones which surround them, officials have [...]
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HK pro-democracy lawmaker barred from contesting local election

HK pro-democracy lawmaker barred from contesting local election

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Hong Kong authorities have barred a pro-democracy lawmaker from running in a local election for “implicitly” supporting Hong Kong’s independence from China, [...]
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Paradise regained? Sharks return to Thai bay popularised by ‘The Beach’

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Thai conservationists have welcomed footage of reef sharks gliding through the azure waters of Maya Bay as a “positive sign” of recovery six months after the [...]
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Activists seek release of refugee Bahraini footballer held in Thailand

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Thai rights activists on Friday called for the release of a refugee footballer from Bahrain detained in Bangkok who may be deported back home where they say he could face [...]
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Thailand: Don’t Send Back Bahraini Dissident

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | HRW | 6:14 AM

Thailand’s government should ensure that Hakeem Ali Mohamed Ali al-Araibi, a recognised refugee, is not returned to Bahrain, Human Rights Watch said today. If returned, [...]
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Thailand’s Asean Chair Challenge in 2019

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:14 AM

While Thailand has been among the grouping’s biggest champions historically, it will have a lot on its plate when it takes the helm next year. On November 15 at the [...]
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Supply chain reaction: Trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand

30-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 7:27 AM

Fred Perrotta spent four years building a network of Chinese suppliers for his line of trendy backpacks, but as soon as the United States announced tariffs on almost half of [...]
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