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Shinawatra parties rally across Thailand as crucial court ruling looms

Shinawatra parties rally across Thailand as crucial court ruling looms

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Parties aligned with Thailand’s powerful Shinawatra clan staged major rallies Saturday ahead of a court ruling that could deal a gut punch to their prospects in [...]
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Thailand plans elaborate coronation ceremonies for king in May

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Friday detailed plans for the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, beginning next month with the gathering of holy waters in preparation for three days of [...]
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Thailand passes controversial cybersecurity law

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Jurist | 6:00 AM

Thailand unanimously passed the Cybersecurity Act on Thursday that gives the government control over the internet. This act permits the National Cybersecurity Committee, led [...]
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Thailand defends cybersecurity law amid concerns over rights, abuse

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Friday defended a controversial cybersecurity law approved this week, following an outcry from rights groups and internet users over privacy and surveillance [...]
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Pakistan airspace re-opens but 2,000 tourists still stranded in Thailand after airstrike

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

FOUR Pakistani airports have begun partial operations on Friday after airspace was re-opened following clashes with India, but travel chaos is still expected for days to [...]
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Thousands stranded in Thailand after Pakistan closes airspace

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of travellers were stranded in Bangkok on Thursday when Thai Airways cancelled all flights over Pakistan after Islamabad closed its airspace in response to soaring [...]
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Thailand passes internet security law decried as ‘cyber martial law’

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military-appointed parliament on Thursday passed a controversial cybersecurity law that gives sweeping powers to state cyber agencies, despite concerns from [...]
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Thailand to buy $318 million worth of new shares in bank mergerfinance minister

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand will buy 10 billion baht ($317.97 million) worth of newly issued shares in the merger between TMB Bank and Thanachart bank, a senior official said on Thursday. The [...]
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Green economy? Thai party campaigns on marijuana as cash crop

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Anutin Charnvirakul thinks he has hit on a winning issue for Thailand’s election next monthpromoting cannabis farming now that the Southeast Asia nation has legalised [...]
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Thousands scramble as Thai Airways cancels flights over Pakistan

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of travellers were left scrambling on Thursday when Thai Airways International cancelled more than a dozen flights to and from Europe after Pakistan closed its [...]
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Thailand: Steady economy amid political risks

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Thinking | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is likely to remain in power at the general elections next month, though the transition to the new government under him may not be smooth. [...]
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UN subjects persecuted Christian refugees in Thailand to unfair burden, expert tells Congress

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Christian Post | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Pakistani Christian asylum-seekers in Thailand are subjected to an unfair burden of proof by the United Nations, which has led to many denials for believers [...]
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Thailand’s rising political star under fire as election nears

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

Young people line up to take selfies with him. His hashtags are trending. And when billionaire Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit promises an end to Thailand’s military [...]
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500 Startups invests in Thai food deeptech startup JuiceInnov8

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The deeptech startup specialising in food biotechnology raises a Pre-Series A Round from 500 Startups JuiceInnov8, a Bangkok-based deeptech startup in the food biotechnology [...]
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Thai party leader’s criminal case to be decided after election  prosecutors

Thai party leader’s criminal case to be decided after election prosecutors

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

Thai prosecutors said on Wednesday they would decide after a March 24 election whether to pursue criminal charges against the leader of a new political party who criticised [...]
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