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Thailand’s surge in IMD competitiveness list reflects dynamic economy, says BOI

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Prnewswire | 7:04 AM

Thailand’s 5-rank rise in the 2019 IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, released in late May, reflects the business friendly environment and the dynamism of the economy [...]
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Number of startups climbed in May

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:04 AM

The number of startups edged up 1 percent year-on-year in May, led by those in the construction and property sectors, as well as restaurants. According to Sorada [...]
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Thailand to sit on UN committee from 2020

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Thaiger | 7:04 AM

Thailand has been selected as a member of the UN Economic and Social Council from 2020 to 2022 on behalf of Asia and the Pacific region, alongside China, South Korea and [...]
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SCG banking on revenue growth from ventures overseas

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:04 AM

SCG banking on revenue growth from ventures overseasSCG Logistics expects revenue in 2019 from overseas markets to grow by 30 percent as the company focuses on ventures in [...]
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Opposition to probe senators’ selection

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:04 AM

The opposition whip will file an urgent motion to set up a fact-finding committee to look into the senator selection process this week. Seven parties making up the Opposition [...]
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GSB, GH Bank to fund cheap house project

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:04 AM

State-owned government Savings Bank (GSB) and GH Bank will jointly extend pre- and post-financing worth 4 billion baht for five low-cost residential projects under the [...]
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Italian ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ arrested in Thailand for Clooney fraud

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 10:16 AM

An Italian who allegedly posed as Hollywood superstar George Clooney to sell clothes online has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police said [...]
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Thailand’s dengue fever cases ‘double the five year average’ epidemic declared

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

The Department of Disease Control on Friday has declared a dengue fever epidemic this year. From January 1 to June 11 this year there has already been 28,785 reported cases [...]
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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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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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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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