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MPI unlikely to hit 2019 growth target

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s manufacturing production index (MPI) in 2019 is unlikely hit the target of 2-3 percent growth, attributed to US-China trade tensions and the bearish Thai [...]
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Thais gather to observe partial solar eclipse

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thais flocked to Chiang Mai, Chachoengsao, Nakhon Ratchasima and Songkhla on Thursday to observe the partial eclipse. The four provinces are the recommended locations to [...]
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Thai reporter sentenced to 2 years jail over Twitter comment

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

A court has sentenced a reporter to two years in prison for libel, over a comment she posted on Twitter about a labour dispute at a Lopburi poultry farm in central Thailand. [...]
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Indonesia, Thailand mark 15th anniversary of massive tsunami

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of people knelt in prayer in Indonesia’s Aceh province at ceremonies Thursday marking the 15th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, one of modern [...]
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UNHCR welcomes Thai Cabinet approval of national screening mechanism

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

In a development welcomed by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, the Thai Cabinet approved on 24 December 2019 the establishment of a screening mechanism to distinguish people who [...]
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Thailand: Soldiers who killed unarmed Muslims charged with murder

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Thailand has charged two soldiers with murder in the shooting of three Muslim men foraging on a mountain in the south, police said, a rare push for justice that one rights [...]
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Thailand charges two soldiers in killing of Muslim civilians

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thailand has charged two soldiers with murder in the shooting of three Muslim men foraging on a mountain in the south, police said Wednesday, a rare push for justice that one [...]
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Go easy on the antibiotics, warn Thai medical experts

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Antibiotic resistance is a significant threat to the health of Thais, according to leading medical experts who are urging people to cut down their use of antibiotics. There [...]
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Thai court accepts ‘Illuminati’ case against opposition party

Thai court accepts ‘Illuminati’ case against opposition party

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Thai court on Wednesday said it would rule on a complaint to dissolve an upstart opposition party over alleged plots to overthrow the constitutional monarchy, a decision [...]
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Landowners panic over tax changes

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Operators of homestay and home-sharing premises will soon face much higher commercial property tax than buy-to-let homeowners who pay residential rates, the finance ministry [...]
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Work Permit and Business Visa Issues: finding one’s way through the Thailand Maze

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Work permits and business visas are integral components of an expatriate’s ability to maintain lawful immigration status as well as work authorisation in Thailand. The [...]
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European visa fees for Thais to rise 33pct

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

From February 2, 2020, Thai citizens will need to pay a fee of 80 euros (2,676 baht)one third more than the current 60 euroswhen applying for a Schengen (EU) visa from [...]
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Thailand to nominate Songkran Festival for UNESCO’s cultural heritage

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Ministry of Culture on Monday announced that its committee responsible in promoting and conserving cultural heritage has resolved to nominate Songkran [...]
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Thailand faces massive test in its efforts to crack down illegal fishing

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | SeafoodSource | 6:02 AM

The Thai government’s determination to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing has brought about fruitful outcomes but its tough reforms have ignited [...]
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Cabinet approves 2020 headline inflation target of 1-3pct

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The cabinet has approved the central bank’s headline inflation target of 1-3 percent for next year, narrowed from this year’s 1-4 percent range, a government [...]
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