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Thailand’s retail and property markets adapt and move online

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CBRE | 6:02 AM

Tourism, property, retail 3 sectors of the Thai economy that have taken a huge hit from the impact of lockdowns and border closures. Whilst most of the lockdown provisions [...] » More

Want to go to prison? Thailand’s prisons may become tourist attractions

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Chiang Rai Times | 6:02 AM

Yes. Really. Prisons could become more like zoos in Thailand as those locked behind bars could become part of a grand plan to turn dozens of prisons into tourist attractions. [...] » More

B1bn set aside to beat Covid

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Rayong: The cabinet on Tuesday approved a budget of one billion baht to support the development and manufacture of Covid-19 vaccines. The money will be used by the National [...] » More

PM in war of words as FB threatens lawsuit

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday insisted Facebook must abide by Thai law and that he was not fazed by the social media giant’s threat to sue the government [...] » More

Democrats may torpedo navy subs plan

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Democrat Party wants the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) to review its planned procurement of two submarines worth 22.5 billion baht from China. If there is no review, its MPs who [...] » More

Prayut says charter rewrite ‘was always a priority’

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday insisted he has no objection to amending the constitution, saying a rewrite has been on his government’s list of priorities [...] » More

Finance minister: Economic fundamentals still solid amid pandemic

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s economic fundamentals and fiscal position remain strong in the face of the pandemic-induced recession and the “worst is behind us”, new Finance [...] » More

Thai court issues new arrest warrant for Red Bull scion

Thai court issues new arrest warrant for Red Bull scion

26-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 9:45 AM

A Thai court issued a new arrest warrant on Tuesday for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune, a month after news of the dropping of a long-standing charge against him [...] » More

Police arrest Thai activist over rally calling for reform of monarchy

26-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Police in Thailand said they had arrested human rights lawyer Anon Nampa for a third time this month on Tuesday, to charge him for sedition over his role in a political rally [...] » More

Banks’ capital buffers deemed sufficient

26-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Local banks do not need capital increases thanks to a solid base, with the industry not expecting to beef up capital reserves for two years. Sarut Ratanaporn, co-president at [...] » More

Facebook vows legal action over forced removal of Thai group

26-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Facebook said Tuesday it would file a legal challenge against a Thai government order to take down a group where pro-democracy activists held discussions about the monarchy, [...] » More

Thailand reopening in October: 5 things to keep in mind before booking that flight

26-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TravelDailyMedia | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism has announced that the beloved Asian destination will finally open to foreign tourists starting October. The Tourism Authority of [...] » More

Thailand floats plan to welcome back international tourists in October

26-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hope is on the horizon for travellers wanting to spend their upcoming winter holidays in Thailandprovided they’re willing to spend several weeks in the kingdom and only [...] » More

THAI rehabilitation ruling on September 14

26-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Central Bankruptcy Court will rule on September 14 on the petition filed by Thai Airways International (THAI) for rehabilitation. The hearing on the debt-ridden [...] » More

Thailand makes 30-day stay compulsory for tourists from October

26-Aug-2020 Intellasia | IndiaToday | 6:02 AM

Thailand will allow foreign tourists to visit for longer stays from October, a senior official said on Friday. The move comes as the government tries to revive a key economic [...] » More