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Thai lawmakers back legalising medical marijuana

12-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s legislature has officially proposed allowing the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalising what used to be [...]
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E-cigarettes and vaping to be legalised in Thailand

12-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Sanook | 6:00 AM

Even more changes afoot for smokers in the ever-changing landscape of Thai smoking laws. Earlier this week laws were passed forbidding smoking in most public areas, including [...]
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‘More Measures to Control’ Cryptocurrencies Are Required, Thailand’s deputy prime minister Says

10-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Cryptoglobe | 6:00 AM

* Thailand’s deputy prime minister has called for more cryptocurrency regulations. * The minister explained that crimes involving digital currencies are becoming more [...]
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Apple opens first store in Thailand Saturday

10-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Apple | 6:00 AM

Apple Iconsiam will open Saturday in Bangkok on the shores of the Chao Phraya, welcoming both locals and visitors to experience the best of Apple in Thailand for the first [...]
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Thailand Readies First ICO Portal, Junta Wants More Control

10-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Newsbtc | 6:00 AM

Mixed messages are still coming from Thailand with regard to the cryptocurrency industry in the Kingdom. This week the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission stated that at [...]
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Thai sergeant with HIV accused of raping dozens of teenage boys: police

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

An HIV-infected Thai sergeant major has been arrested and charged with raping an estimated 75 mostly teenage boys after luring them to meet him in the northeast of the [...]
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Thai institute honours Dr Mahathir with lifetime award

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been conferred the Nation-Building Lifetime Achievement Award (Public Sector) by Thailand’s Nation-Building Institute (NBI) [...]
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New party, old faces: political entrant’s leaders are Shinawatra loyalists

New party, old faces: political entrant’s leaders are Shinawatra loyalists

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

Family members and loyalists to the powerful former Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra were Wednesday elected to head a new party, reinvigorating the division that has [...]
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No more smoking in public in Thailand

08-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:00 AM

Smokers heading outside the front of buildings in Thailand for a quick cigarette will soon be a thing of the past. New laws have been enacted that will shortly come into [...]
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Thailand: Don’t Deport Pakistani Asylum Seekers

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Thai government should ensure that recently arrested Pakistani asylum seekers are not returned to face persecution, torture, or other serious abuse in Pakistan, Human [...]
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Thailand government to Use Blockchain to Tackle Tax Avoidance

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | News BTC | 6:00 AM

The government of Thailand has announced plans to adopt distributed ledger technology to fight tax avoidance. Director-general Ekniti Nitithanprapas said the Revenue [...]
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Leicester City squad attend Thailand funeral of club chair killed in helicopter crash

06-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

Leicester City players have travelled to Thailand to pay tribute to the club’s late chair after he died in a helicopter crash outside their stadium. Foxes manager [...]
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‘Bestiality club’ uncovered by Thai watchdog in Chiang Mai

06-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Animal rights activists say they have uncovered a “bestiality club” operating near the northern Thai capital of Chiang Mai, after an investigation lasting more [...]
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Thai elite turn out for Leicester City owner’s funeral

06-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot [...]
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Soldiers detain teen attempting to smuggle 143kg of ketum leaves into Thailand

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

The armed forces detained a teenager and seized 143kg of ketum leaves worth RM13,000 near Pos Sehara today. Army 6 Brigade chief Brigadier-General Datuk Abdul Aziz Ismail [...]
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