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Researchers in Thailand testing horseshoe bats for coronavirus

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Researchers in Thailand began collecting samples from horseshoe bats to test them for coronavirus amid concerns they may pose a threat to local residents, a government [...]
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Filling the foreign void

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The influx of international travellers, continuing unabated for almost a decade, created euphoric sentiment for Thailand’s tourism industry. But with more foreign [...]
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Thailand’s fourth phase of relaxing restrictions from 15 June

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TravelDailyMedia | 6:02 AM

Reminder of the complete 4th phase: Thailand announces fourth phase of relaxing business and activity restrictions from 15 June The Royal Thai government has approved the [...]
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Thai PM warns against criticism of the monarchy

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s prime minister on Monday warned political activists not to criticise the monarchy, saying doing so could damage their job prospects even though the king had [...]
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Business unusual

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

This moment is a uniquely testing time for us all. The speed at which Covid-19 has spread across the world and the severity of the disruption to the global economy have been [...]
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Thai entrepreneur connects Michelin bistros to those in need

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Natalie Bin Narkprasert’s business was in Paris. But she was locked down by COVID-19 restrictions and stuck in Thailand. Her heart was in Thailand, too and it ached for [...]
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Commerce Ministry seeks B6bn to bolster recovery

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Commerce Ministry is seeking more than 6 billion baht to fund various projects aimed primarily at helping farmers increase sales by improving their product distribution [...]
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Thailand ends curfew, marks 21 days with no local coronavirus cases

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand on Monday lifted a nationwide curfew after more than two months and allowed restaurants to resume selling alcohol as the coronavirus crisis eased, with 21 days since [...]
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Restrictions will limit foreign tourists

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Travel-bubble tourism will include limits on destinations and visitor numbers, inbound flights and where they come from, prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Monday. He [...]
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Auto workers miss out as AI gobbles up jobs

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Workers in the auto sector are facing the threat of being replaced by artificial intelligence (AI) and having to demand special compensation allowed by the law if they are [...]
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Malls adjust to lowered expectations

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Despite the easing of stringent lockdown measures, the 3.6 trillion-baht retail industry remains far from a full recovery, and nearly all business operators in the sector are [...]
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Airbnb Thailand Reports 13pct Increase in Bookings

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AsiaTraveltips | 6:02 AM

Now that Thailand has removed the majority of its COVID19 restrictions and started promoting domestic tourism to Thais and expats living in the country, Airbnb has reported [...]
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Business trips first, tourist flights later

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand will begin talks on the resumption of international services with airline representatives on Tuesday, director-general Chula Sukmanop [...]
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Activist demands quick local elections

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Activist Srisuwan Janya submitted a letter to the prime minister and the cabinet on Monday, calling on them to order the Election Commission to organise local elections as [...]
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Fisherman falls from seawall, drowns

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A man missing since he fell into the ocean while fishing from a seawall in Hua Sai district on Sunday night was found dead on Monday, police said. Samruay Sonpakdi, 37, told [...]
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