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Four groups of non-Thais allowed into Thailand starting Tuesday

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

The Thai government’s centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA) on Monday has confirmed that from Tuesday onward, four groups of non-Thais will be [...] » More

Exports may shrink 15pct this year: shippers

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s exports may contract by 15 percent this year as the coronavirus pandemic hits global demand and a stubbornly strong baht adds to pressure, a shipping [...] » More

BCPG acquiring 4 solar plants

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

BCPG, a renewable energy business arm of Bangchak Corporation, has announced a takeover deal for four solar power plants in Thailand with a total production capacity of 20 [...] » More

Flash floods kill two in Thailand, storm heads for Burma

Flash floods kill two in Thailand, storm heads for Burma

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Flash floods killed at least two people and swept through hundreds of houses in northern Thailand, authorities said after tropical storm Sinlaku dumped heavy rains on 18 [...] » More

Thai minister threatens Facebook with legal action over restriction requests

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s digital minister has threatened legal action against Facebook and accused the social media giant of not complying with government requests to restrict [...] » More

Thai protesters openly criticise monarchy

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Speakers at a Thai anti-government protest demanded reforms to the monarchy of King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Monday, calling for its powers to be curbed in unusually frank [...] » More

Russian is sole new Covid case in Thailand Tuesday

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government on Tuesday reported one new case of Covid-19, a Russian woman in quarantine, and no new deaths. No local transmissions of the virus have been reported for the [...] » More

3 new Covid imports, but 10 weeks since last local transmission

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand on Monday reported three new imported coronavirus cases, for an accumulated total of 3,320. The death toll remained at 58. Seventy days have elapsed since the last [...] » More

Thai PM orders deeper look into death of witness in Red Bull hit-and-run case

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s prime minister has ordered a second autopsy be conducted after the death of a key witness in a deadly hit-and-run case linked to the heir to the Red Bull [...] » More

More than 1,300 drug suspects arrested in northern Thailand in 3 months

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s drug suppression bureau told the media on Sunday that Thai authorities have arrested 1,374 suspects and seized drugs in the Thai northern region with an [...] » More

Thai army suspends US training plans after soldiers contract COVID-19

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thai army suspends US training plans after soldiers contract COVID-19 Thailand has suspended plans for its army to undertake joint training with the US military after nine [...] » More

CAAT lifts entry ban on select foreigners

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has lifted an entry ban on four groups of foreign nationals, in line with the Centre for Covid-19 Situation [...] » More

Report card on Prayut 2.0 regime

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

It’s been a little over a year since the Prayut 2.0 government took over. For those who voted for the Palang Pracharath Party in the hope that stability would ensue, [...] » More

Narai shelves expansion due to pandemic

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Narai Intertrade Co, the marketer and distributor of Naraya, one of Thailand’s most iconic brands, is delaying its expansion plan, citing uncertainty about how long the [...] » More

Storm Sinlaku pounds North, Northeast

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Chiang Mai and Loei provinces took a pounding from storm Sinlaku as it moved into Thailand, with heavy rain and flash-flood warnings still in force until at least Tuesday. [...] » More