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PM Prayut shows up late for work but refuses to answer questions

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha arrived at the government House on Monday, the day after the general election, later than usual. He usually arrives for work around 8.30am [...]
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Thai junta party takes shock lead in first general election since 2014 coup

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country’s first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90 percent of ballots counted, election [...]
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Thailand, the Land of Smiles, is beaming on tourists, blockchain and cryptocurrencies alike to promote technological innovation

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

As digital landscapes shift between the new and the old, blockchain and cryptocurrencies have quietly risen in popularity, particularly as countries experiment with emerging [...]
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Thai junta poised to retain power as nation awaits vote results

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Confusion and complaints over preliminary results in Thailand’s election mounted on Monday after the first poll since a 2014 coup, with the junta primed to retain its [...]
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Thai junta party takes shock lead in first general election since 2014 coup

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country’s first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90 percent of ballots counted, election [...]
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Former Thai PM Abhisit resigns as head of Democrats after election loss

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva stepped down as leader of the Democrat Party after its poor showing in a Sunday general election. Thailand’s oldest [...]
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What can we expect from Thailand’s March 24 vote?

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Whatever its outcome, the upcoming general election will likely result in an unworkable government. The people of northeast Thailand have learned to be resilient. More than a [...]
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Thailand’s turbulent political history

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Violent demonstrations, multiple coups and a cryptic election eve message from the king. Thailand’s unpredictable political history has few rivals. The country’s [...]
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Possible scenarios after Thailand’s junta-backed election

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A coup leader emerges as a civilian prime minister, pro-democracy forces unite to thwart the junta’s ambitions, a stalemate or another putsch resets the political [...]
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Charges of cheating amid confusion over Thailand’s election result

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s first general election since a military coup five years ago was thrown into disarray on Monday as two opposition parties alleged cheating and the election [...]
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Thailand’s pro-military party takes stunning lead as results come in

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Partial results from Sunday’s election in Thailand showed a pro-military party slightly ahead of the populist party leading a “democratic front”, an [...]
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Thailand elections: vote-counting begins after calm polling day with King Vajiralongkorn urging subjects to back ‘good people’

Thailand elections: vote-counting begins after calm polling day with King Vajiralongkorn urging subjects to back ‘good people’

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:32 PM

Thai election officials have begun counting votes in Sunday’s closely watched general election after polls closed at 5pm local time, with unofficial results expected within [...]
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Thai king urges support for ‘good people’ to prevent ‘chaos’ hours before polls open

Thai king urges support for ‘good people’ to prevent ‘chaos’ hours before polls open

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:28 PM

Thailand’s king issued a cryptic statement late Saturday hours before polls open for the country’s first general election since a 2014 coup, quoting his late [...]
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Thai princess who stood for PM attends Shinawatra HK wedding

Thai princess who stood for PM attends Shinawatra HK wedding

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The princess whose shock candidacy in Thailand’s general election sent jitters through the country attended a glitzy wedding for ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra’s [...]
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Parties hold final rallies as Thailand prepares to vote

25-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Before Sunday’s elections, enthusiastic supporters cheer Future Forward party leader as campaigning draws to a close. In January last year, in the quiet library of his [...]
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