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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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Thailand’s Parliament approves the issuance of tokenised securities

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Coingeek | 6:00 AM

The National Legislative Assembly in Thailand has approved the issuance of scripless and tokenised securities through blockchain technology. The assembly endorsed an [...]
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Saudi boy forges documents to escape family to Thailand

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

A 14-year-old Saudi boy who forged a document to fly to Thailand has been reunited with his family. Ahmad Hassan Basheeri, an eighth grade student in a middle school in [...]
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Race to Become prime minister of Thailand Is a Man’s World

Race to Become prime minister of Thailand Is a Man’s World

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Men dominate the list of candidates for prime minister in Thailand’s first general election since a military coup in 2014, even though women outnumber them in the [...]
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Political drama in Thailand as long-delayed election nears

Political drama in Thailand as long-delayed election nears

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:58 AM

Constitutional Court to meet next week as Thai Raksa Chart faces ban over Princess Ubolratana nomination. With Thailand’s long-delayed elections just over a month away, [...]
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Thailand: Trade balance posts worst deficit in six years

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

This could hinder the hitherto strength of the currency (THB) amid rising political uncertainty ahead of elections in March. We maintain our view of the USD/THB rate [...]
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Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand agree to trim natural rubber exports by up to 300,000 tonnes

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Edgemarkets | 6:00 AM

Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand the three largest natural rubber (NR) producing countries in the world agreed today to carry out the Agreed Export Tonnage Scheme (AETS) to [...]
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Third group of Burma refugees return home from Thailand with UNHCR support

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:00 AM

This week more than 500 refugees in Thailand are expected to return to south-eastern Myanmar as part of a voluntary repatriation process led by the Royal Thai government and [...]
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Rivals circle King Power’s Thai duty-free monopoly

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

King Power, Thailand’s duty-free juggernaut owned by the late billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, is facing intense pressure over its near-monopoly at the [...]
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Thai police seek to prosecute new party leader over online speech

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Expected move comes just over a month before Thailand holds long-delayed polls, the first since a 2014 military coup. Just over a month before Thailand’s long-delayed [...]
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Thailand approves guidelines for opening airport retail space to competition

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

State-owned Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) approved guidelines on Wednesday (February 20) for concessions for duty-free and commercial activities at its airports, as it [...]
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Controversial Thai Buddhist sect dazzles with annual procession

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of devotees of a powerful Thai Buddhist sect, whose spiritual leader is on the run over a multi million dollar fraud, joined a stunning candle-lit procession at [...]
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Cryptocurrency scam: $1.34 million scammed from users by CryptoMining.Farm in Thailand

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AMB Crypto | 6:00 AM

The financial industry was overdue for a technological innovation after the financial crisis and Bitcoin came to the rescue. However, with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, [...]
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Regional alliance welcomes decision to kick smoking out of Thailand’s airport terminals

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Mation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) on Tuesday said it strongly supported Thailand’s move to ban smoking inside the passenger terminals of all its [...]
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