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Thailand’s Twitter users tweeted 1.7 billion messages in 2013, up 45pct

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The people of Thailand are addicted to social networks. There are 24 million users on Facebook in the country, and a mall in Bangkok is the most instagramed place in the [...]
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SpaceX Falcon rocket lifts off with Thaicom digital TV satellite

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Space Exploration Technologies’ Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday to put a commercial communications spacecraft [...]
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Thailand political unrest unleashes market turmoil

Thailand political unrest unleashes market turmoil

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Escalating political tension and anti-government protests in Thailand have agitated financial markets and weakened the country’s currency – and there are few [...]
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Thailand’s political crisis a ‘big cloud’ for investment, economy

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Theglobeandmail | 6:00 AM

Thai markets barely avoided a 12th consecutive day of losses Monday as the country’s worsening political crisis provokes what has become a record-setting rout in shares [...]
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Thailand: Protect Rohingya ‘Boat Children’

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s government should urgently send ethnic Rohingya children from Burma and their families to safe and open family shelters. New research documents abuses by [...]
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An Arms Race Gets Into Gear and Other Predictions for Asia in 2014

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Just like 2013, the new year promises to be one of enormous dynamism and change in Asia. The region is not only the biggest engine of global growth but also the centre of [...]
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SpaceX launches second commercial satellite

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US company SpaceX said Monday it had deployed a commercial Thai satellite, in its second successful launch in weeks. The private firm’s two-stage Falcon 9 rocket [...]
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What are Thai people digging on Facebook right now? Social.gg can reveal the answer

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Social media is big in Thailand. Over 24 million Facebook users live in the country, and Bangkok has more Facebook users than any other city in the world. In addition, [...]
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Thai protesters march again in bid to bring down government

Thai protesters march again in bid to bring down government

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital on Sunday, a prelude to a broader action next week when they say they will shut down Bangkok in their [...]
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Thailand erupts as pro-government ‘red shirts’ attack protesters

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Theglobeandmail | 6:00 AM

The two factions vying for control of Thailand came to blows Sunday, as the country’s government warned stolen guns could be used for violence amid rising tensions in [...]
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Opposition protesters march through Thai capital

Opposition protesters march through Thai capital

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Thai opposition protesters marched through Bangkok on Sunday to demand the prime minister step down, in a “warm-up” for their planned occupation of [...]
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Thai PM’s party launches election campaign as protests loom

Thai PM’s party launches election campaign as protests loom

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling Puea Thai kicked off its campaign on Saturday for a February election that anti-government protesters, who plan more mass rallies, are determined to [...]
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Thailand to court mob rule if opposition boycotts polls

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

Crowds and crowds of people have continued to demonstrate on the streets of Bangkok calling for the ejection of the government of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and a [...]
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North-East man dies in Thailand

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thenorthernecho | 6:00 AM

A MAN from the North-East has died after falling through a plate glass window in Thailand. Kevin Liddle, 23, from Gateshead, died on New Year’s Eve on the holiday [...]
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Tourism Police in Thailand should increase from 700 to 2000

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Eturbonews | 6:00 AM

The tourism police in Thailand has 700 officers. Pol Maj-General Apichai Tiamataya, commander of the Tourist Police Division wants another 2000 officers to be hired to stay [...]
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