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‘Can’t give up’: Rise in attacks against Thai democracy activists

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Democracy activists in Thailand have been the target of increasing physical assaults and intimidation since the March electionsthe first since 2014′s military coupthat [...]
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Thailand’s prostitution laws out of step with reality

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:00 AM

Despite firm denials that prostitution is a ‘thing’ in Thailand and the high-level narrative that prostitution in the Land of Smiles is just an outdated [...]
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Health warning: Chikungunya cases up in Thailand’s southern province

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:00 AM

Thai health authorities are reporting 86 new cases of the Chikungunya virus in the last week alone. There have been 3,592 cases nearly all in southern Thailand this year. [...]
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Dengue fever epidemic declared

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

The Department of Disease Control on Friday announced a dengue haemorrhagic fever epidemic this year as there have been 28,785 patients, 43 of whom died. Dr Preecha Prempree, [...]
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Fisheries leaders threaten protests in the capital

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

The National Fisheries Association of Thailand is threatening protests in the capital if the new government ignores its demand to revise strict rules and regulations on [...]
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Malaysian diplomat visits Thailand’s deep South to resume peace talks

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:00 AM

The nominated Malaysian facilitator to continue ongoing peace talks between the Thai government and Mara Patani, an umbrella organisation for Thailand’s separatist [...]
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US remains top source of Thailand’s hotel guests

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

The US is still the largest feeder market to Thai hotels, while China has surpassed Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea for second place, according to a report by Expedia Group. [...]
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FDA urged to curb sale of dangerous pills

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been asked to revoke registration numbers of 10 dietary supplement brands and severely penalise manufacturers who include [...]
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Stranded Rohingyas linked to human traffickingThai police

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police said on Thursday there is enough evidence to press human trafficking charges against the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims that was [...]
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Thailand charges crew of stranded Rohingya boat

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have charged the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims with assisting illegal immigration after the group was found stranded on a southern [...]
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Grab said to be eyeing Bangkok-based startup

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

Singapore ride-hailing giant Grab held talks to acquire payments provider 2C2P Pte and was turned down, according to people familiar with the matter, a sign of the ambitions [...]
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Public doubts Future Forward’s MP bribery claim

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

A slim majority of people doubt a claim by the Future Forward Party (FFP) that 13 of its MPs were offered money in exchange for supporting Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha as prime [...]
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Foreign minister rejects US editorial

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Don Pramudwinai has dismissed an editorial piece run by the Washington Post which suggested the United States hold back on resuming diplomatic ties with [...]
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‘Big Brothers’ keep their jobs

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s “two brothers-in-arms” who are core figures of the regime have retained their ministerial posts, sources say. The [...]
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65 Rohingyas found shipwrecked in Thailand

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A group of 65 Rohingya Muslims have been found on a shipwrecked boat off the coast of southern Thailand, Navy officials said Wednesday as authorities investigated whether [...]
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