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Thailand aims to reduce road accidents by 50pct in 2020

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:02 AM

A laudable aim but probably unachievable. Thai transport authorities and police are aiming to reduce the rate of road accidents by half in 2020. They are aiming to meet the [...]
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Thai hospitality group aims to have 10 hotels in Malaysia by 2024

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Edgeprop | 6:02 AM

Thailand-based hospitality management group ONYX Hospitality Group (ONYX) targets to manage at least 10 hotels across its hotel brands in Malaysia by 2024. This is in line [...]
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Burma negotiating for return of 600 more victims trafficked to Thailand

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Myanmar authorities are negotiating for the return of another 600 trafficked Myanmar people from Thailand, according to the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and [...]
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Thailand based blogger Richard Barrow reveals difficulties in renewing extension of stay

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Thaivisa | 6:02 AM

Popular Thailand based blogger Richard Barrow has posted about experiencing difficulties in trying to renew his extension of stay. On Friday, Richard returned to Samut Prakan [...]
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Illegal forest poachers resorting to landmines to scare off rangers in Thailand’s east

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Thai PBS | 6:02 AM

Illegal loggers in Si Sa Ket, in eastern Thailand on the Cambodian border, have resorted to planting landmines to kill or maim forest rangers who try to interfere with their [...]
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Michelin-starred Gaggan to close in Bangkok at end of month

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

Bangkok’s famed culinary powerhouse Gaggan will close its doors by the end of this month, its manager said Thursday, bringing a sudden end to the recently crowned [...]
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Serbia gives citizenship to fugitive ex- Thai PM Yingluck: media

Serbia gives citizenship to fugitive ex- Thai PM Yingluck: media

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

Serbian media reported Thursday that the country has granted citizenship to Thailand’s fugitive former premier Yingluck Shinawatra, who was ousted ahead of the 2014 [...]
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Thailand considers plan to give Chinese tourists visa-free entry to help boost visitor numbers

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Thailand is considering a pilot scheme to allow Chinese tourists visa-free entry into the country to boost tourism. Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, the country’s tourism [...]
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Thai PM visits the South amid tight security

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

The Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha visited the southern border province of Yala yesterday (Thursday). During the visit, he opened the Southern Border Provinces government Complex [...]
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Thai government suffers first defeat in lower house

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

Highlighting the government’s frail grip on power, the ruling Palang Pracharat government, together with its 19 coalition partners, suffered its first defeat in the [...]
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Thailand Manages to Neutralise Impact of US-China Trade War

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Plenglish | 6:02 AM

Thailand began to take radical measures to neutralise the impact of the US-China trade war and its repercussions on the economies of Southeast Asia and a large part of the [...]
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Yingluck gets Serbian citizenship

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

Fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who was sentenced in Thailand to five years in prison on graft-related charges, has received Serbian citizenship. The [...]
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Japanese man arrested by Thai Immigration police for alleged sex with underage girls

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheNation | 6:02 AM

A 69 year old Japanese businessperson has been arrested by police in Khon Kaen for allegedly having sex with at least three teenagers, multiple times. The teenagers were aged [...]
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Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution

09-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes since a measure legalising [...]
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Thai PM vows to take sole responsibility for oath of office gaffe

Thai PM vows to take sole responsibility for oath of office gaffe

09-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Thursday he will take sole responsibility for failing to recite the full oath of allegiance when he and his Cabinet were sworn [...]
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