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Thailand’s CP All to refinance debt used for Siam Makro takeover

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s largest convenience store chain CP All Pcl is raising 160 billion baht ($4.9 billion) through a bond issue and long-term syndicated loans to refinance debt [...]
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Australian man Nathan Hansford missing in Thailand

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Australian businessperson Nathan Hansford is the second long-time expatriate resident of Thailand to be declared missing amid concern they may have been targeted by [...]
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Bangkok ‘shutdown’ comes to an end as protesters clear camps at road intersections

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

Tourists are once again able to travel around protest-hit Bangkok, after demonstrators moved their camps from the city’s major road intersections to a nearby park. [...]
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SoftBank invests in Thailand’s Ini3, marking the second investment in Southeast Asia

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of Thailand’s main online game operators Ini3 Digital announced today that SoftBank Ventures Korea, a venture capital arm of SoftBank Group, has invested an [...]
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Thailand’s GDP growth feared worse than last year

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | DAWN | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Thailand is concerned that the country’s 2014 economic growth could be lower than last year if a new government cannot be formed by the third quarter, while [...]
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Businesses resume after Thai protests scaled back

Businesses resume after Thai protests scaled back

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s political crisis is far from resolved, but Bangkok had at least one reason to breathe a temporary sigh of relief Monday: Major intersections barricaded by [...]
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Thailand’s Tisco aims for slower loan growth due to unrest

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Tisco Financial Group Pcl said on Tuesday it is aiming for 2014 loan growth of 10 percent, slower than the 17.7 percent it recorded in 2013, as prolonged [...]
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Bangkok Turmoil and Thailand’s Deep South

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Exactly one year ago, hopes were high as the Thai government under the leadership of Yingluck Shinawatra made a historic move to end a conflict that had already claimed more [...]
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Thai poll re-runs pass peacefully as Red Shirts gather

Thai poll re-runs pass peacefully as Red Shirts gather

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s first poll re-runs passed peacefully Sunday following a widely disrupted general election, as pro-government “Red Shirts” stepped up rallies in [...]
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Thailand must be careful what it wishes for

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Caretaker Foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul probably did not understand the full repercussions of inviting UN Secretary general Ban Ki-moon to help in the conflict [...]
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GHL explores M&A in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Following the acquisition of Australian-listed e-pay Asia Ltd (EPY), GHL Systems Bhd is exploring other merger-and-acquisition (M&A) opportunities in the region while [...]
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Thailand begins election re-runs as Red Shirts gather

Thailand begins election re-runs as Red Shirts gather

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Sunday held the first poll re-runs following a widely disrupted general election, as pro-government “Red Shirts” stepped up rallies in support of [...]
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Bangkok demonstrators consolidate protest in park

Bangkok demonstrators consolidate protest in park

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Anti-government protesters in Thailand’s capital began settling in at a park in the centre of Bangkok on Sunday, withdrawing from other sites after their numbers began [...]
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Thai vote goes smoothly as protesters regroup near Bangkok lakes

Thai vote goes smoothly as protesters regroup near Bangkok lakes

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand held re-run elections in five provinces where voting was disrupted in last month’s poll by anti-government protesters who decamped from a main Bangkok [...]
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Thirst for democracy catches world powers off guard

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Time was, overturning a freely-elected government would have earned a sharp US rebuke. But as people power revolts sweep some countries, Washington is increasingly giving its [...]
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