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Refugee footballer will not be extradited to Bahrain: Thai prosecutor

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi will not be sent back to Bahrain after Thailand dropped extradition proceedings against him at the Gulf State’s request, a [...]
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Thailand startup iNFOFED secures funding to finance Esports league

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The Thailand-based iNFOFED raised the funding from KKFund and EventPop iNFOFED, the virtual reality content creator startup from Thailand announced today that it has welcomed [...]
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Thai princess says #ILoveYou to fans after king opposes her PM candidacy

Thai princess says #ILoveYou to fans after king opposes her PM candidacy

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:50 AM

The Thai princess whose stunning announcement she was running for prime minister was quickly opposed by her brother, the king, thanked her supporters on Saturday, saying she [...]
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Thai election panel disqualifies Princess Ubolratana as PM candidate

Thai election panel disqualifies Princess Ubolratana as PM candidate

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission on Monday disqualified the sister of the king from running for prime minister on Monday, ending a stunning, short-lived candidacy for a [...]
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Thai junta chief decries coup conjecture as ‘fake news’

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta chief on Monday dismissed rumours of an impending coup as “fake news”, as speculation ricocheted across a kingdom unsettled by the [...]
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Party that nominated Thai princess for PM faces ban after king’s rebuke

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate for prime minister could be banned from a general election in March after an activist said on Sunday he [...]
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Thai party to comply with royal order against princess PM candidacy: statement

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai political party will obey a command from the king blocking the candidacy of a princess for prime minister, it said in a statement Saturday, in a dramatic reversal only [...]
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Thai princess bid for PM scuttled as party obeys royal command

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai Princess Ubolratana’s unprecedented attempt to become the country’s next prime minister was abruptly nixed Saturday after her party agreed to comply with a [...]
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Thailand’s Princess Ubolratana’s bid to become prime minister doomed after party complies with king’s decree

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya’s audacious bid to be Thailand’s next prime minister appears over after just one day, as her brother King Maha Vajiralongkorn [...]
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Tensions rise with Thai election commission to rule on princess running for PM

Tensions rise with Thai election commission to rule on princess running for PM

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission will consider on Monday the surprise nomination of a Thai princess as a prime ministerial candidate in March elections after her brother, [...]
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Thailand to free Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi after extradition case dropped

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A football player jailed in Thailand will be allowed to travel to Australia as a refugee after Thai authorities abandoned a bid to extradite him to Bahrain for a crime that [...]
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Army-aligned party buoyed amid Thai political turmoil

Army-aligned party buoyed amid Thai political turmoil

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Opponents of the Shinawatra political clan campaigned triumphantly in the Thai capital on Sunday, after a weekend of high political drama when a Thai princess’ bid to [...]
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Thai king moves to block sister’s ‘inappropriate’ candidacy for PM

Thai king moves to block sister’s ‘inappropriate’ candidacy for PM

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:07 AM

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday moved to block his elder sister’s surprise bid to run for prime minister in March, calling her candidacy for a [...]
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What does Princess Ubolratana’s entry mean for Thai politics?

What does Princess Ubolratana’s entry mean for Thai politics?

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai Princess Ubolratana was put forward Friday as a candidate for prime minister in the March elections, the first time a royal has entered frontline politics — a [...]
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Princess Ubolratana to contest Thailand elections as PM candidate

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

For first time in country’s history, a royal family member becomes directly involved in politics and runs for office. Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn says his [...]
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