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Thai banks spread QR code in Asean

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand is set to kick off cross-border payment via QR code technology in Asean by mid-year, aiming to enhance financial transactions through the digital platform across the [...]
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Sugar production seen remaining weak

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A sharp fall in production in Thailand has propelled sugar prices to the highest level in more than two years and early indications for next year suggest another poor crop is [...]
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Factbox: What we know about the mass shooter in Thailand

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

At least 26 people were killed and 57 wounded in an 18-hour shooting spree in northeastern Thailand that ended in an overnight standoff at a busy shopping mall, where most of [...]
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Thai city holds vigil for 29 victims of ‘unprecedented’ mass shooting

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Holding candles and writing condolences as monks chanted prayers, hundreds of Thais held an evening vigil Sunday for the 29 victims of an “unprecedented” mass [...]
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Tourism minister mulls adding new tourist levies

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Tourism and Sport is mulling the idea of collecting levies from international tourists for the “renovation of tourism attractions and natural [...]
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Kick foreigners, not wearing face-masks, out of Thailand minister

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Khaosod | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s mercurial Public Health minister Anutin Charnvirakul has slammed foreign tourists who aren’t wearing face masks, or refuse to wear them when offered a [...]
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Coronavirus UPDATE over 100,000 Chinese are still in Thailand

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Thai PBS World | 6:02 AM

This morning there remain 25 confirmed coronavirus cases in Thailand. The death toll has now reached 724 with a total of 34,878 confirmed cases in the past six weeks. Over [...]
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Coronavirus fears spread in Thailand, a Chinese tourism magnet

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PRI | 6:02 AM

Outside China, few countries have seen more coronavirus cases than Thailand and that’s hardly surprising. Alongside Japan, Thailand is one of the most touristed [...]
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25 killed as soldier opens fire in Korat

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 10:20 AM

Police and soldiers rescued hundreds of people from a shopping mall late Saturday night as they continued to hunt for a gunman who had holed up inside after killing at least [...]
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Thai mass shooter killed at shopping mall – security sources

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:18 AM

Thai security forces on Sunday killed a soldier after he carried out a shooting rampage that left at least 21 people dead, police and military sources said. They said he had [...]
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Thailand’s largest IPO braves market, priced near top of range

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s largest retailer, Central Retail Corp, priced its initial public offering (IPO) near the top end of an indicative range, in a deal worth about $2.5 billion, [...]
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Towed plane hits aircraft tug, killing driver, at Don Mueang

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A Nok Air plane hit an aircraft tug towing it to the passenger ramp at Don Mueang airport on Friday morning, killing the driver and injuring another employee. The accident [...]
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Health minister: Kick out ‘Western’ tourists not wearing face masks

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Public Health minister Anutin Charnvirakul lashed out at “Western” tourists on Friday for not wearing face masks and suggested they be expelled from the country [...]
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Coronavirus outbreak has turned Asia’s best-performing currency into one of the worst

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The Thai baht has flipped from Asia’s strongest currency in 2019 to one of the region’s worst performing this year, following an outbreak of a new coronavirus [...]
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Somkid tells public not to panic

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak has asked the public not to panic about the coronavirus outbreak or economic problems by giving assurances that Thailand will be [...]
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