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New graduate subsidy draws doubts

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

The private sector has raised concerns about the government co-payment scheme to support hiring, saying there are flaws that make the plan unfeasible. The Centre for Economic [...] » More

Thai king restores titles to once-disgraced royal consort

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

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has restored the official titles and military rank to his royal consort, according to a palace announcement on Wednesday, nearly a [...] » More

PM’s daughters file lawsuit

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

The prime minister’s twin daughters are suing more than 100 people for allegedly posting defamatory comments about them on social media. Lawyer Apiwat Khanthong on [...] » More

Govt to miss stimulus borrowing target as spending falters

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

Thailand is likely to sell fewer bonds this fiscal year than previously announced, as government spending to cushion the blow from coronavirus outbreak is hampered by delays [...] » More

Govt plans cash handout

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

The government plans to spend 45 billion baht on 3,000-baht cash handouts to 15 million people affected by the economic fallout caused by Covid-19, which is expected to [...] » More

Headline CPI down 0.50pct y/y

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

The headline consumer price index (CPI) declined 0.50 percent in August from a year earlier, a smaller than expected drop, according to Commerce Ministry data released on [...] » More

Thai panel says officials impeded case against Red Bull heir

04-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A panel appointed by Thailand’s prime minister to look into the handling of the criminal case against an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune involving a fatal [...] » More

Verses of Defiance: After arrest, Thai rapper Hockhacker to ‘push the boundaries’

04-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

Dechatorn “Hockhacker” Bamrungmuang was leaving his Bangkok home two weeks ago to take his wife to work when he discovered police cars blocking the way and [...] » More

Thai Airways puts on flights to Asia, Europe

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

Thai Airways International (THAI) will operate 18 special flights to European and Asian cities this month, to enable stranded foreign nationals to go home and Thais abroad to [...] » More

Predee’s resignation will not affect confidence, says SET

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

The finance minister’s resignation will not affect investor confidence much as external factors outweigh domestic politics, says the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). [...] » More

Thailand’s new finance minister resigns amid economic crisis

03-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s recently appointed finance minister, Predee Daochai, has resigned as the government struggles to pull Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy out of a [...] » More

Youth-led protests in Thailand get support from citizens demanding ‘real democracy’

03-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Global Voices | 6:02 AM

The mass protest at Democracy Monument in Bangkok on August 16 has now been dubbed the largest protest in Thailand since the 2014 coup. More than 20,000 people joined the [...] » More

Thailand to run trams in northeast province

03-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

The government of Thailand’s northeastern Nakhon Ratchasima province said it will have trams running in city and towns of the province by 2025. The plan was confirmed [...] » More

Border school closed over Covid-19 scare

02-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 7:13 AM

A school in Thong Pha Phum district has been temporarily closed after three students were found to have been in close contact with three men who illegally crossed the border [...] » More

Thai banks debut new overnight repo rate THOR

02-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand has started using a new overnight repurchase rate (THOR) after a transaction between Kasikornbank and CIMB Thai Bank, the central bank said on Tuesday. The overnight [...] » More