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Titans of Thai fishing collaborate to tackle slavery

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Zin March was a housewife in the Myanmar city of Bago when she saw an advertisement for a job at Thai Union Group, a global seafood supplier and the world’s biggest [...]
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WiFi rule sparks call for change

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Activists defending free speech online say they will push for changes to the controversial computer crime law following an uproar over its data retention requirement. Arthit [...]
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Central bank plans steps to curb strong baht

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand is not in recession but growing below potential and the central bank is ready to take action if needed, while there are also plans for further measures to curb the [...]
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AWC shares steady on first trading day

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Share price of newly SET-listed Asset World Corp Plc (AWC), a property arm of billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, edged up slightly during its first trading day for what [...]
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Thailand among top Alipay ‘Golden Week’ markets

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand ranked second globally in terms of transactions using Alipay during “Golden Week” this year, reflecting the popularity of the mobile payment provider [...]
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Thai park where 11 elephants died in waterfall strengthens fences

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Five more dead elephants have been found at the bottom of a Thai waterfall known as “Hell’s Abyss”, the environment minister said Wednesday, as rangers [...]
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Alcohol sales ban in Thailand on Sunday, October 13

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

A 24 hour alcohol sales ban has now been officially announced by the government for this upcoming Sunday, October 13. The day marks the end of Buddhist Lent and also [...]
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Woman dies after being shot in the back of a car as passenger was ‘playing’ with gun

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The vice president of the Thai-Chinese trade and industry association, Wichai Manekitikun, is assisting police with their enquiries after his 23 year old girlfriend was shot [...]
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Thailand panda death that sparked outrage caused by heart failure, not neglect

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Chiang Mai zoo has been exonerated in a panda diplomacy row after autopsy results revealed that a celebrity panda that had been loaned to the zoo by China, [...]
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Thai Airways defends food service after passenger complains on Facebook

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AsiaOne | 6:02 AM

Thai Airways International insisted the company offers “standard services of any premium airline” after a passenger took to Facebook to express his [...]
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Mandatory health insurance for ‘Long Stay’ visa starts October 31

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Foreigners applying for a Non O-A visa will be required to purchase health insurance from October 31, according to Thaivisa. NonImmigrant Visa “O-A” (Long Stay) [...]
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Thai activist charged over ‘inappropriate’ royal history post

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Thai pro-democracy activist has been charged over an “inappropriate” social media post, police said Tuesday, as authorities use a tough cyberlaw against [...]
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State agencies to become digitalised by 2022

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government aims to transform all state agencies to become fully digitalised within three years. Deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak announced on Wednesday a time [...]
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China says Thailand’s panda died from heart attack

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A giant panda whose sudden death in Thailand sparked outrage in China last month died from a heart attack, according to a Chinese government agency. China dispatched a team [...]
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More dead wild elephants found at Thai waterfall; toll at 11

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:45 AM

Wildlife officials in Thailand said Tuesday they have discovered the carcasses of five more wild elephants downstream from a waterfall where the bodies of six other elephants [...]
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