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Australia FM visits Thailand amid Saudi asylum seeker saga

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s foreign minister Marise Payne met her Thai counterpart Thursday, as her country appeared poised to offer to asylum to a young Saudi woman who fled her [...]
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Saudis blast ‘guardianship’ laws after woman’s escape

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Saudi teen’s live-tweeted asylum plea has cast a renewed spotlight on women’s rights just months after women won the right to drive, and sparked rare criticism [...]
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UN asks Australia to consider Saudi teen for ‘refugee resettlement’

UN asks Australia to consider Saudi teen for ‘refugee resettlement’

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The UN has said an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family is a legitimate refugee and has asked Australia to resettle her, Canberra said Wednesday, as the Twitter-led [...]
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Former Thailand prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra does have a Cambodian passport, and may have used it to flee in 2017

Former Thailand prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra does have a Cambodian passport, and may have used it to flee in 2017

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is a Cambodian passport holder, the South China Morning Post has learned, adding weight to theory she fled her [...]
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Australian minister hints Saudi teen likely to get asylum

Australian minister hints Saudi teen likely to get asylum

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia gave its strongest hint yet on Wednesday that an 18-year-old Saudi woman in Bangkok would be granted humanitarian asylum, despite efforts by Riyadh and her family [...]
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Saudis ‘satisfied’ as young woman’s asylum bid assessed in Thailand

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s immigration police chief met Tuesday with officials from the Saudi Embassy in Bangkok, as Saudi Arabia tried to distance itself from accusations that it [...]
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Thailand welcomes EU decision to lift warning on illegal fishing

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the European Commission to drop the Southeast Asian nation from a list of countries it had warned over illegal and unregulated [...]
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Father of Saudi teen asylum seeker arrives in Thailand, seeks meeting

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The father of an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her has arrived in Bangkok and has requested to meet his daughter, [...]
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Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s immigration police chief met Tuesday with officials of the Saudi Embassy in Bangkok, and said the officials told him they are satisfied with how the case of [...]
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Saudi Arabia denies requesting extradition of woman in Thailand embassy

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Thailand has denied reports that Riyadh had requested the extradition of a young Saudi women seeking asylum in Thailand, the embassy said on [...]
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Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days: UNHCR

Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days: UNHCR

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The asylum claim of a young Saudi woman who resisted deportation from Thailand in a gripping, live-tweeted ordeal will take “several days” to assess, the [...]
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UN officials interview Saudi teen asylum seeker in Thailand

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The UN refugee agency on Tuesday said it was investigating the case of an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her and [...]
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Father of Saudi teen asylum seeker in Thailand, seeks meeting

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The father of an 18-year-old Saudi woman asylum seeker who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her, has arrived in Bangkok and wished to meet his [...]
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Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Marks The Hyatt Regency Brand’s Debut in Bangkok

Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Marks The Hyatt Regency Brand’s Debut in Bangkok

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 11:55 AM

Located in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit connects guests to old and new Thailand Hyatt has announced the opening of Hyatt [...]
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Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared

Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on [...]
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