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Thai government Hits Back at Hip-Hop Critics with ‘Thailand 4.0′ Diss Track: Listen

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Billboard | 6:00 AM

When a rap video critical of Thailand’s military government became a huge sensation, the authorities first responded with threats to arrest its creators. Then they did [...]
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Lack of sorting reduces Thailand’s waste-to-energy output

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

A kilogram of trash in Japan can generate 4,000 kcal of energy, Worawit Lerdbussarakam, vice president of TPI Polene Power, told the National Engineering Convention on [...]
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10 Malaysians linked to ‘Macau scam’ nabbed in Thailand

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

Thai police arrested 15 members of the Macau Scam syndicate, including 10 Malaysian men, in an operation in Danok, a town near the Malaysia-Thailand border. The suspects, [...]
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AsiaOne and Zaobao reported about a Thai vegetarian eatery serving human meat to patrons, which didn’t happen

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

On Monday, Singapore Press Holdings news and lifestyle content aggregator AsiaOne reported about a grisly tale how a vegetarian eatery in Bangkok apparently cut up a dead man [...]
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Mahathir makes last regional peace effort in Southern Thailand

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

During his years of retirement from 2003 to May 2018, Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad spent his time building mosques and an orphanage in Muslim-majority provinces [...]
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Asia rice: Thailand eyes deals with Philippines, China; India demand tepid

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

A weaker baht pushed rice export prices in Thailand lower this week, although there were expectations of new deals with the Philippines and China, while rates in India [...]
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Thailand blazes ahead with push to legalise medical marijuana use

02-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand is rolling out plans to legalise medical marijuana, an official told AFP Wednesday, as the country hopes to cash in on a multi billion dollar industry with a product [...]
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Thailand island to ban tourists from carrying popular item or be FINED on arrival

02-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

TOURISTS heading to the popular Thailand island of Koh Samet will need to remove a particular item from their suitcases or they could face new fines. Tourists heading to the [...]
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BN government tried to extradite me from Thailand: Justo

02-Nov-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Former PetroSaudi International Ltd (PetroSaudi) executive officer Xavier Andre Justo has revealed that Malaysian authority during Barisan Nasional (BN) administration tried [...]
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Thailand’s Elections: Will the Military Stay in Charge?

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CFR | 6:26 AM

On a visit to Japan earlier in October, Thai prime minister and junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha reportedly confirmed that Thailand would indeed hold elections early next year, [...]
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Ban on political activity to be lifted in Thailand

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-ocha says a ban on political activity will be lifted by December in anticipation of a general election next year. The military government has [...]
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EXIM Thailand pushes Thai overseas expansion with loans boost

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) said on Monday it had achieved its target for the first nine months of supporting Thai entrepreneurs’ trade and investment [...]
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Data recorder recovered from Leicester owner’s helicopter

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The flight data recorder from the helicopter that crashed with the Leicester soccer team’s owner on board is being examined by investigators, authorities said, as his [...]
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Police say drone not cause of Leicester helicopter crash as black box found

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Thai Visa | 6:00 AM

The helicopter crash that killed Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was not caused by a police drone, Leicestershire Police said on Monday, as [...]
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Thailand’s ‘King Power’ duty-free empire faces unknown after tycoon’s death

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The sudden death of billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha strips his King Power duty-free brand of its streetwise and connected frontman, challenging his heirs to secure the [...]
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