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Agency says April MPI reading was lowest in 12 months

30-May-2019 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s manufacturing production index (MPI) in April fell for the first time this year, dipping to its lowest level in 12 months95.91 pointsbecause of a sagging [...]
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Thailand’s chance to reset ties with forces

29-May-2019 Intellasia | FirstPost | 6:00 AM

Young Thai voters seem to view military as an unsuitable partner for the monarchy Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’s coronation on May [...]
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Thailand’s pro-army party seeks allies to cement power

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

Two Thai political parties have been invited to join a new government led by military junta chief general Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister, a pro-army party said on [...]
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China’s Alipay extends its footprint in online services into Thailand

29-May-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

The Tourism Authority of Thailand(TAT) and China’s giant mobile payment platform Alipay on Monday signed a letter of intent (LOI) to create additional online services [...]
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Thailand’s pro-army party invites opponents to join new government

Thailand’s pro-army party invites opponents to join new government

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

Two Thai political parties have been invited to join a new government led by military junta chief general Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister, a pro-army party said on [...]
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Prem Tinsulanonda, Thailand’s ex-prime minister and top adviser to late Thai king, dies aged 98

Prem Tinsulanonda, Thailand’s ex-prime minister and top adviser to late Thai king, dies aged 98

28-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Prem Tinsulanonda, Thailand’s former prime minister and the country’s long time top royal adviser, has died at age 98, ending a decades-long career of unrivalled [...]
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Thailand’s unmatched powerbroker Prem Tinsulanonda dies aged 98

28-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister and close advisor to Thailand’s revered royals Prem Tinsulanonda died early Sunday aged 98, a senior parliamentarian said, ending a decades-long [...]
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Fire and blast at Thai port injures 25

Fire and blast at Thai port injures 25

28-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A fire erupted on a cargo ship docked at a port in Thailand, triggering a blast and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and other injuries, officials [...]
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Pro-army party in Thailand to cement deal to keep junta leader as PM lawmaker

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A pro-army party in Thailand hopes to make a deal on Monday to gain enough parliamentary seats to keep the leader of the military junta in power as elected prime minister, a [...]
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Thailand considers charging tourism tax

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Khaleej Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Ministry is considering the possibility of charging tourists for health insurance in an effort to improve local attractions in the [...]
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Pro-army party in Thailand to cement deal to keep junta leader as PM: lawmaker

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A pro-army party in Thailand hopes to make a deal on Monday to gain enough parliamentary seats to keep the leader of the military junta in power as elected prime minister, a [...]
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Thailand plans to impose health insurance fee on tourists by end of 2019

27-May-2019 Intellasia | Punchng | 6:00 AM

The Thai government is planning to impose a three dollar fee on tourists by the end of 2019 to cover their health insurance, a tourism official said. The new measure, [...]
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Thailand’s parliament meets, but military retains upper hand

27-May-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Elections took place on March 24 under a complicated new system that empowered small parties and the military. Thailand’s newly-elected parliament sits for the first [...]
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Thailand’s oldest bank hints at new blockchain app powered by Ripple

25-May-2019 Intellasia | The Nextweb | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s oldest bank, Siam Commerical Bank (SCM), has hinted it will be experimenting with blockchain technology powered by Ripple. Earlier this week, rumours of its [...]
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Thailand Prepares For Oil, Gas Shortage On Middle East Tension

25-May-2019 Intellasia | Oilprice | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Energy Ministry has asked regulators to keep a close eye on developments in the Middle East lest these cause an oil and gas shortage in the import-dependent [...]
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