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Thai cave divers, Twiggy, Monty Python’s Palin on UK honours list

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

A team of British divers who helped save a junior football team stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand were awarded in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours alongside [...]
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Spike in bomb and grenade attacks in Thailand’s restive south

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

Junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha decried “opportunists” on Saturday after a wave of coordinated bomb attacks by suspected insurgents hit Thailand’s [...]
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Light airplane crashlands in eastern Thailand, pilot killed

01-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Trend.az | 6:00 AM

A private, light airplane crashlanded in eastern Thailand on Sunday, killing the pilot, police said, Xinhua reports. The turboprop airplane, which was descending to land on [...]
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Thailand steps closer to recognising same-sex civil unions

Thailand steps closer to recognising same-sex civil unions

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s cabinet has approved a new bill that has opened the way for the country to become the first in Asia to recognise same-sex civil partnerships. The bill, which [...]
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Thai cave divers, Twiggy, Monty Python’s Palin on UK honours list

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

A team of British divers who helped save a junior football team stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand were awarded in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours alongside [...]
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Thailand’s Legalisation Of Medical Cannabis Proves One Very Important Thing

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

As the New York Times reports, Thailand’s military government unanimously approved medical marijuana use, which would make it the first country to legalise cannabis use [...]
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Thailand approves medical pot in small step away from US-backed drug war

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Wvxu.org | 6:00 AM

The global wave of laws condoning marijuana use has now washed into Thailand. Anyone in the country who suffers from certain painful ailments will soon be allowed to seek [...]
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Israeli Ministry Warns Violating Deal With Thailand Will ‘Cause Serious Diplomatic Damage’

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Haaretz | 6:00 AM

Backtracking on commitments to Thailand made only last week ‘is inconceivable,’ urgent letter sent to finance ministry says The Foreign Ministry sent an urgent [...]
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Elon Musk asks judge to toss diver’s lawsuit in Thai dustup

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Elon Musk is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against him by a British diver the tech entrepreneur called a pedophile on Twitter, arguing that it was [...]
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Thailand records 7.5pct growth in visitor arrivals

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Phuketnews | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports announced the tourism figures for January-November 2018. Thailand received 34,431,489 international visitors, up by 7.53 percent over the [...]
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Thailand’s deputy PM found innocent in luxury watch scandal

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Seattle Times | 6:00 AM

Investigators in Thailand acquitted the deputy prime minister of criminal charges of failing to declare assets a year after he was discovered to have several luxury watches [...]
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Thailand May Become First Asian Country to Recognise Same-Sex Civil Partnerships

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Jezebel | 6:00 AM

Thailand is one step closer to becoming the first country in Asia to recognise same-sex civil partnerships. The Guardian reports that the military government has backed a [...]
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Hotel room rates remain stagnant whilst Airbnb continues to grow in Thailand

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:00 AM

As the head-scratching continues as to why traveller aren’t drinking expensive beers in girlie bars and avoiding ‘traditional’ tourist haunts, Airbnb has a [...]
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Thailand records 7.53pct growth in international visitor arrivals

28-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

Thailand is meeting the target of 35 million foreign visitors, with the number of international arrivals increasing 7.53 percent from January to November year-on-year, [...]
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Thai farmers giddy over new medical marijuana law

28-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai farmers welcomed a new law allowing cultivation and use of marijuana for medical purposes Wednesday, in an Asian first that promises an economic bonanza but also fears [...]
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