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Air is so dirty in northern Thailand, leader flies to see it

Air is so dirty in northern Thailand, leader flies to see it

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The air hanging over Thailand’s far north has become so polluted, the prime minister went Tuesday to see in person what is being called a severe health crisis. Prime [...]
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Analysis: Thai polls show divisions and instability remain

Analysis: Thai polls show divisions and instability remain

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta leader looks set to return as prime minister after a general election stacked heavily in his favour, but the process reveals that more than a [...]
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The frustrated wait for Thailand’s election outcome

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:00 AM

The military already stacked the odds in its favour, and suspicion about missing ballots have only compounded doubts. As the dust settles in Thailand’s first election [...]
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The LGBT advocate set to be Thailand’s first transgender MP

02-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 6:00 AM

Ranked ninth on the Future Forward Party (FFP) list, award-winning filmmaker and LGBT advocate Tanwarin Sukkhapisit will almost certainly become Thailand’s first [...]
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Thai King strips ex-premier Thaksin of royal decorations

Thai King strips ex-premier Thaksin of royal decorations

02-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Thai king has revoked the royal decorations of billionaire ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra, citing his conviction and “extremely inappropriate” flight from the [...]
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Thai activists protest against commission after chaotic poll

Thai activists protest against commission after chaotic poll

02-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 100 opposition activists protested in central Bangkok on Sunday, accusing the election commission of delaying and manipulating the results of the first polls since [...]
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Thai demonstrators protest alleged cheating in election

Thai demonstrators protest alleged cheating in election

02-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai demonstrators on Sunday protested against alleged cheating in the junta-ruled kingdom’s first election since a 2014 coup, a week after the controversial poll sowed [...]
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Six baby elephants stuck in muddy pit rescued by Thailand park rangers

01-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Six baby elephants who were trapped in a mud hole and separated from their parents have been rescued in northeastern Thailand. Park rangers came across the elephant calves on [...]
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Thai Election Commission blames software for counting errors

Thai Election Commission blames software for counting errors

01-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission said that computer software was partly to blame for inconsistent and delayed vote totals from last Sunday’s general election. [...]
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Thai candidates lodge complaints over ‘election irregularities’

Thai candidates lodge complaints over ‘election irregularities’

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

Several anti-military candidates in Thailand lodged fresh complaints with the Election Commission Friday over bungled tallies and alleged vote-buying following a [...]
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Jetstar measles alert: Fears passengers on three flights between Thailand, Australia and New Zealand could be infected with the disease

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

A measles warning has been issued after a passenger travelling through Sydney Airport on their way from Thailand to New Zealand was diagnosed with the disease. The traveller [...]
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Seven Thai parties form coalition to thwart junta

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Seven political parties formed a coalition in Thailand on Wednesday, vowing to thwart a military-backed proxy in a bid to end years of junta rule following the [...]
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Pro-democracy parties in Thailand declare having enough numbers to form majority coalition, following allegedly ‘rigged’ election results

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Online Citizen | 6:00 AM

In the aftermath of a general election dubbed by exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as a “rigged” one that was tampered by “serious [...]
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In Thailand’s ‘red shirt’ north, Thaksin’s grip slowly loosens

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Like most in the sleepy town of Phayao in Thailand’s northern mountains, schoolteacher Mu Suthibutr voted for parties loyal to Thaksin Shinawatra in election after [...]
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Nine arrested in Thailand for posting election ‘fake news’

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

They face up to five years in jail and a $3,100 fine for sharing fake news on Facebook Nine people have been arrested in Thailand for spreading “fake news” on [...]
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