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King Power wins another duty-free shop deal

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

King Power Duty Free Co has won a bid to run duty-free shops at Phuket, Chiang Mai and Hat Yai airports, Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) announced on Monday. AoT said in a [...]
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Thai junta chief Prayut made PM in royal decree

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha formally became Thailand’s 29th prime minister Tuesday after a royal endorsement, completing a long transformation from soldier to [...]
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SCB report says political instability will dampen economic confidence

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger&TheNation | 6:00 AM

The question over stability of the new government continues to dampen economic outlook, despite the recent sittings of Parliament and the formal election of a new prime [...]
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Thai PM receives royal endorsement. Negotiations on hold for today’s ceremonies.

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s new prime minister, the old one but now elected by the new parliament last Wednesday, is reported to have agreed to the ministerial post quotas Palang [...]
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Royal command appoints Prayut as PM

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:00 AM

Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has vowed to serve the country, people and His Majesty the King after being royally appointed the prime minister of Thailand for a second term. The [...]
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Thailand Sees Threefold Increase In Chinese Companies Looking To Move

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Board of Investment said that they have received a threefold increase in the number of applications from Chinese businesses looking to relocate their supply [...]
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Contractors ‘to blame for floods’

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 6:00 AM

Firebrand activist Srisuwan Janya is likely to lodge complaints with the police against several district chiefs, contractors hired to build dams and housing projects along [...]
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The Future Forward Party will next week file a motion to amend two sections of the constitution which grant immunity to the junta and empower senators to choose a prime minister alongside MPs.

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 6:00 AM

Secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul said the party would need help from its six allied parties since 100 votes, or one-fifth of the 500-member House, are needed just to [...]
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Private sector waits for new economic ministers to raise investor confidence

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

The private sector says they’re waiting to see the new ministers emerge from the current negotiations that will be in charge of economic portfolios, who may raise the [...]
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Democrats decide today if they’ll walk away from Palang Pracharat coalition

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

A meeting of Democrat MPs today will either re-enforce the loose coalition with Palang Pracharat or walk away from the arrangement. If either the Democrats or Bhumjaithai [...]
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Commentary: PM Prayut faces huge challenges in getting Thailand’s house in order

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Prayut Chan-o-cha needs to do three things to get Thailand back on the path of development and progress, says University of Kyoto’s Pavin Chachavalpongpun. General [...]
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Democrats say, as far as they’re concerned, nothing has changed

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

“Everything is OK. There have been no changes to ministry portfolios. The Democrat seats in Cabinet are secure.” Democrat Party leader Jurin Laksanavisit has been [...]
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Australia announces record 1.8 tonne seizure of crystal meth from Thailand

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Australian authorities on Friday hailed the seizure of nearly two tonnes of methamphetamine worth nearly $1 billion as the biggest meth bust ever in the country. Customs [...]
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Thailand’s food delivery business up 14pct in 2019

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

We’re eating in more and dining out less. But we can still enjoy our favourite restaurant food. Welcome to the latest ‘disrupter’ making inroads to our [...]
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General Prayut Chan-o-cha is Thailand’s 29th prime minister

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

General Prayut Chan-o-cha was elected as Thailand’s next prime minister in a joint upper and lower house Parliamentary vote around 9pm last night following a day of [...]
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