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Thailand faces renewed calls to abolish death penalty

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:02 AM

A lobby group arguing for the abolishment of the death penalty is urging Thailand to agree to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and [...]
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Thailand’s generals fret about HK’s protests

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:02 AM

WHY, THE commander of Thailand’s armed forces asked darkly, did Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the leader of an opposition party, meet Joshua Wong, a prominent [...]
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Thailand takes unusual steps to improve sex education

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Economist | 6:02 AM

NLY IN DESPERATE times do governments enlist the help of teenage disc jockeys. Thailand’s ministry of social development must be in a panic: it has hired more than 500 [...]
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BoT prepares to restrain baht

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Bank of Thailand is set to step up efforts to rein in the baht in the next few months by easing capital flow regulations, managing gold trading flows and lowering the [...]
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Thailand gives life sentence to Taiwanese heroin smuggler

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Sentence expected for second suspected Taiwanese accomplice A court in Thailand that had sentenced a Taiwanese man to death for smuggling heroin has changed his sentence to [...]
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Better protection sought for Thailand’s helmeted hornbill

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Time is running out for Thailand’s dwindling population of helmeted hornbills thanks to poaching of the exotic birds for the ivory-like casques atop their big red and [...]
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Thai army chief decries opposition, hints at threat to monarchy

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s army chief lashed out at opposition figures on Friday in an emotional speech in which he portrayed politicians and academics as threats to national security [...]
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Fossils of ‘shark-toothed’ carnivorous dinosaur found in Thailand

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Fossils of a large carnivorous dinosaur that was a top predator about 115 million years ago have been unearthed in Thailand a brute that was among the early members of an [...]
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Thai immigration’s biometrics nabs 3 more fake passport holders

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Immigration Bureau commander says the biometric system at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport caught three foreigners carrying fake passports during the [...]
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UNHCR welcomes Thailand’s efforts to reduce statelessness among children

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

In a development welcomed by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, more than 60,000 stateless students in Thailand could benefit from the recent revision of a government guideline [...]
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China denounces Thai politicians for show of support to HK activists

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support to Hong Kong activists amid mass anti-Beijing protests, saying that such move could harm the [...]
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WiFi rule sparks call for change

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Activists defending free speech online say they will push for changes to the controversial computer crime law following an uproar over its data retention requirement. Arthit [...]
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Central bank plans steps to curb strong baht

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand is not in recession but growing below potential and the central bank is ready to take action if needed, while there are also plans for further measures to curb the [...]
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AWC shares steady on first trading day

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Share price of newly SET-listed Asset World Corp Plc (AWC), a property arm of billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, edged up slightly during its first trading day for what [...]
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Thailand, Philippine firms lead revival in Southeast Asia IPOs

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand and Philippine companies are leading a regional pick-up in initial public offerings (IPOs), spurred by growing investor interest in firms focused on Southeast Asian [...]
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