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Some Bitcoin enthusiasts want to hijack the symbol for Thailand’s currency

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

According to the Bitcoin community on Reddit, there are some Bitcoin enthusiasts who want to use ?, the symbol for Thailand’s currency the Baht, as the sign for [...]
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Report: Thailand thwarts Hezbollah plot to attack Israeli tourists

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Jpost | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities thwarted a plan by Hezbollah agents to attack Israeli tourists during this Passover season, a Thailand-based newspaper is reporting on Thursday. According to [...]
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Chinese tourists are causing chaos at Chiang Mai University in Thailand

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Travel News | 6:00 AM

Thousands have clambered aboard student buses at Chiang Mai University, made a mess in cafeterias and sneaked into classes to attend lectures. Someone even pitched a tent by [...]
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Thailand charges reporters over Pulitzer-winning article

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two journalists, including an Australian editor, were ordered Thursday to stand trial in Thailand on defamation charges linked to a Pulitzer Prize-winning article alleging [...]
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Journalists charged with defaming Thailand’s navy

Journalists charged with defaming Thailand’s navy

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities on Thursday charged two journalists with defaming Thailand’s navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar, amid [...]
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Thailand targets China’s MICE travellers

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau has launched a MICE promotion campaign in Shanghai to attract more travellers to Thailand. The bureau promotes a variety of [...]
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Thailand Monument Builder Looks Abroad as Growth Stalls: Economy

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Bangkok’s Democracy Monument was erected to commemorate the 1932 coup that ended Thailand’s seven-century reign of kings, and became a rallying point last year [...]
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Tourists behaving badly in Thailand

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Chiang Mai, Thailand – The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand’s top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but [...]
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Thailand Charges Journalists for Human Trafficking Report

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Voa News | 6:00 AM

Two journalists in Thailand are facing criminal charges for publishing a story about Thai security forces’ alleged involvement in trafficking Rohingya Muslims from [...]
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Thailand likely to hold new general election in July

Thailand likely to hold new general election in July

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Xin hua | 6:00 AM

Thailand is likely to hold a new general election on July 20 or July 27, an Election Commission (EC) member said Wednesday. If so, the parliament is expected to be opened in [...]
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British spending power boosted in Turkey, South Africa and Thailand

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A new currency index will help expats and holidaymakers discover the locations where they can get the most out of the pound British expats living in Turkey, South Africa and [...]
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Thailand sees lowest level of M&A activity on IBR survey

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

The IBR data show that 31 per cent of all businesses globally expect to grow through M&A over the next three years, up from 28 per cent in 2012. But Thailand, already the [...]
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Thailand’s selfish super-rich

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Recent reports of wealthy individuals in the West choosing to bequeath most of their money to charity rather than to their children indicate a growing trend. John Roberts, a [...]
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248 killed and 2643 injured in five days during Thailand’s Songkran festival

248 killed and 2643 injured in five days during Thailand’s Songkran festival

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

IT’S a paradise to die for- literally. The shocking dark side of a destination frequented by Australian travellers has been revealed. The statistics say it all: There [...]
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One dead in shooting at Thai protest site

One dead in shooting at Thai protest site

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One person was shot dead on Tuesday at the site of an anti-government rally in the Thai capital Bangkok, emergency services said, in the latest in a string of violent [...]
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