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Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Thailand’s capital

21-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Several thousand anti-government protesters rallied in Thailand’s capital on Saturday to call for a new constitution, new elections and an end to repressive laws. [...] » More

Thailand’s over-zealous virus control is killing the economy

20-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Nation Thailand | 6:02 AM

Investors and economists are saying that “fear” and concerns over a second wave of Covid-19 is stopping Thailand’s economy recover. “Thailand should [...] » More

Chinese Embassy to Thailand wins award for promoting Thai language

20-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Ministry of Culture on Friday said it will award the title “Benefactor of Thai Language Use” to the Chinese Embassy in Bangkok on July 29, the [...] » More

Thais protest over man hospitalised after wearing critical t-shirt

20-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A small group of Thai activists protested at a psychiatric hospital on Friday over the admission of a man they believed was being held against his will after wearing a [...] » More

Thailand delays selection process for new central bank chief

20-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Next week’s interviews of six candidates for the role of central bank governor will be delayed, the head of the selection committee said on Friday, because some [...] » More

Thailand receives $5m grant to reduce HFC emissions

20-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Coolingpost | 6:02 AM

The money from the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol will assist Thailand in its drive to introduce environment-friendly production into its [...] » More

Why are Thailand’s Covid-19 numbers so low?

18-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Thaiger | 6:02 AM

Why has Thailand, with a population greater than that of the UK, been largely spared the catastrophic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the nation and much of the [...] » More

Thailand to offer grace period for foreigners’ visa extensions

18-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand on Friday said it would give foreigners a grace period until September to apply for visa extensions as it eased restrictions amid the pandemic, a senior official [...] » More

COVID-19, electric vehicles to reshape Thailand’s auto industry

18-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the remaking of Thailand’s automotive industry, the backbone of Southeast Asia’s auto sector, as factory shutdowns compound [...] » More

Thailand to allow medical tourism within 2 weeks

18-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Thaiger | 6:02 AM

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration announced today that Thailand’s medical tourism and wellness programmes will go ahead despite the controversy swirling [...] » More

Thailand motor show underway in first big event since coronavirus outbreak

17-Jul-2020 Intellasia | HT AUT | 6:02 AM

There are 25 car brands including Nissan and BMW and 22 motorcycle manufacturers on show at booths with specific entry and exit points to prevent crowding. Thailand opened [...] » More

Ratch buys 49pct stake in ABEIF

17-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Ratch Group Plc has acquired a 49 percent stake in Vietnam-based An Binh Energy and Infrastructure Fund (ABEIF) for $78.5 million. Ratch reported to the Stock Exchange of [...] » More

More quarantined returnees test positive

17-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government on Thursday reported four new cases of Covid-19 disease among quarantined returnees from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and the United States. Taweesilp [...] » More

Covid tests negative for 1,603 people in Rayong, Bangkok

17-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

There was no infection found among the 1,603 people tested for Covid-19 after being in places visited by an infected Egyptian soldier in Rayong and the infected young [...] » More

World Bank sees two-year recovery

17-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s economy could take as long as two years to return to pre-pandemic output, says World Bank economist Arvind Nair. “It’s not how low you go, but [...] » More