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Top 10 news sources in Thailand (2019)

24-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

This post is mainly for newbies, tourists and people-interested-in-Thailand. Locals already have their home favourite news sources. But all these Top 10 do it well, in their [...]
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The Guardian view on Thailand: intimidation can’t solve the problem

24-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

The military promised it would reconcile the country. But after a dubious election, divisions continue to grow The good news is that a coup-prone country is unlikely to [...]
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Prayut meets up with Thai expats in New York ahead of UN meetings today

24-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has been meeting Thai expats in New York before his attending the UN Climate Summit and other meetings this week. Prayut and his entourage, [...]
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Low-cost international flights gain popularity amid soaring domestic airfares

24-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheJakartaPost | 6:02 AM

State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II has recorded a rise in low-cost carrier (LCC) international flights departing from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in [...]
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Disaster management raised to level 3

Disaster management raised to level 3

24-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

The National Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Command, with Interior minister Gen Anuphong Phaochinda as the commander, has announced an upgrade of disaster management to a [...]
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Salaries of more than 100k proposed for Thailand’s high-speed train drivers

24-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The drivers of Thailand’s high-speed trains will need to be highly skilled, a ministerial level committee says, suggesting they be paid similar salaries to those of [...]
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Chiang Mai Zoo celebrates World Rhino Day

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Activities were organised at Chiang Mai Zoo on Sunday to celebrate World Rhino Daywith Kali, a 34-year-old female Indian black rhinoceros from Nepal, the star of the show. [...]
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Overturned truck was carrying 450 kilos of crystal meth

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Police have seized about 450 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine (ice), with a street valued around 225 million baht a major shipment of the illicit drug. The seizure [...]
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Worst haze of year blankets Hat Yai

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Hat Yai municipality on Sunday endured the thickest haze yet from the current spate of Indonesian forest fires, while levels of PM2.5 reached the ‘dangerous’ [...]
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Economy should be No. 1 issue for PM: poll

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The sluggish economy tops the list of issues that the prime minister should address, according to a survey by the National Institute for Development Administration, or Nida [...]
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Most people view Prayut’s grilling as ‘useless’: poll

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A majority of people believe the parliamentary grilling of Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha over the incomplete oath-taking during the swearing-in ceremony of the cabinet was useless [...]
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Significant developments in cannabis farming in Thailand

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

In what’s thought to be the first-ever industrial scale manufacturing facility for medical cannabis within the Asean Region, Maejo University in Chiang Mai has planted [...]
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Thailand’s Department for Disease Control issues Chikungunya warning

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Dr Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai from the Department of Disease Control says over 10 people in central Thailand have contracted chikungunya since July, and urges people [...]
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Thailand ranked sixth best in the world for healthcare

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Sixth best healthcare system in the world! Well done Thailand. The Kingdom is gaining worldwide recognition for quality healthcare services after placing sixth in a ranking [...]
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Thanathorn richest MP with B5.6bn

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is the richest MP, with net worth of 5.6 billion baht. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) disclosed the [...]
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