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Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:27 AM

Thai researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus in November and are preparing 10,000 doses, a senior official said on Sunday, [...] » More

E-government rank takes big jump forward

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:26 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is delighted with the improvement in Thailand’s rankings on the United Nations’ E-Government Development Index (EGDI), which went [...] » More

Thais remain cautious over opening up to arrivals

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:25 AM

Most people are still opposed to opening the country to foreigners not infected with Covid-19, as the threat of global pandemic remains very serious, according to a survey [...] » More

People urged to keep up guard as crisis wanes

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:23 AM

The first wave of the Covid-19 outbreak in Thailand has ended as the country has reported zero local transmission of the disease for 48 consecutive days, said Sopon [...] » More

Govt takes steps to stop ‘bio-piracy’

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:23 AM

The Department of Intellectual Property is pushing ahead with amendments to the Patent Act aimed at preventing theft of traditional knowledge known as bio-piracy. Jittima [...] » More

Thai massage loses its charm behind masks, social distancing

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:21 AM

Walk into a massage parlour and a familiar clasped-hands “wai” greeting will welcome you as a hint of jasmine lingers in the air. Less appealing is the smell of [...] » More

Tech tops business priorities

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:20 AM

Across Asean, Thailand had the highest proportion of respondents prioritising technology investments in 2020, as small businesses in the region count on technology to help [...] » More

‘I already lost heart years ago’ Thailand’s economic Tzar ponders his fate

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s deputy PM and leading economic advisor, Somkid Jatusripitak, has acknowledged his fate if PM Prayut Chan-o-cha decides to reshuffle the cabinet. “A [...] » More

Train derailed, passengers stranded in northern Thailand

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

A train was derailed on a northern route in Thailand, with passengers being stranded for several hours on Friday. The locomotive and three carriages of the train running [...] » More

Thai monkey trainer rejects PETA claims on coconut harvesting

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

A monkey trainer in southern Thailand said on Saturday that few monkeys are involved in harvesting coconuts for export, disputing an activist report which has caused several [...] » More

Thailand plans economic rehab centre for post COVID-19

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

Thailand plans to set up an centre to help revitalise an economy hit by the coronavirus outbreak and is considering more relief measures for small businesses, government [...] » More

Thailand advises inbound travellers on necessary steps to take before being granted entry into country

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

Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday issued an advisory to inbound travellers including Thais and foreigners, on the steps to take before being granted [...] » More

Rattanakosin area set for makeover

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

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and Silpakorn University are teaming up to turn Rattanakosin Island into a smart city. The two organisations on Thursday signed [...] » More

Confidence edges higher in June poll

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

Business sentiment picked up for the first time in 14 months in June, boosted by easing of the government’s lockdown measures. The University of the Thai Chamber of [...] » More

US ambassador vows to help Thailand combat human trafficking

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

The US ambassador to Thailand is pledging to help Thailand achieve its goal to be upgraded from Tier 2 to Tier 1 in the annual US Trafficking in Persons Report. The report [...] » More