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Researchers in Thailand testing horseshoe bats for coronavirus

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Researchers in Thailand began collecting samples from horseshoe bats to test them for coronavirus amid concerns they may pose a threat to local residents, a government [...] » More

Filling the foreign void

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The influx of international travellers, continuing unabated for almost a decade, created euphoric sentiment for Thailand’s tourism industry. But with more foreign [...] » More

Thailand’s fourth phase of relaxing restrictions from 15 June

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TravelDailyMedia | 6:02 AM

Reminder of the complete 4th phase: Thailand announces fourth phase of relaxing business and activity restrictions from 15 June The Royal Thai government has approved the [...] » More

Thai PM warns against criticism of the monarchy

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s prime minister on Monday warned political activists not to criticise the monarchy, saying doing so could damage their job prospects even though the king had [...] » More

Business unusual

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

This moment is a uniquely testing time for us all. The speed at which Covid-19 has spread across the world and the severity of the disruption to the global economy have been [...] » More

Thai entrepreneur connects Michelin bistros to those in need

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Natalie Bin Narkprasert’s business was in Paris. But she was locked down by COVID-19 restrictions and stuck in Thailand. Her heart was in Thailand, too and it ached for [...] » More

Commerce Ministry seeks B6bn to bolster recovery

16-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Commerce Ministry is seeking more than 6 billion baht to fund various projects aimed primarily at helping farmers increase sales by improving their product distribution [...] » More

Researchers in Thailand testing horseshoe bats for coronavirus

15-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Researchers in Thailand began collecting samples from horseshoe bats to test them for coronavirus amid concerns they may pose a threat to local residents, a government [...] » More

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya

15-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Aa | 6:02 AM

Malaysia and Thailand were urged on Friday to rescue the stranded Rohingya with immediate aid and access to asylum. In a statement, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said [...] » More

Thailand’s seafood slavery: Why the abuse of fishermen just won’t go away

15-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Aung Ye Tun was just 17 years old when he was tricked and forced to work under slave-like conditions in a Thai fishing boat. For five years, this Myanmar national was [...] » More

Thailand renews cap on permanent residency applications

15-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Khaosod English | 6:02 AM

The Thai government has once again capped the number of expats who can apply for permanent residency in 2020 at 100 per nationality, rising to 150 in the case of stateless [...] » More

Thailand’s Phuket airport reopens after 2-month shutdown over COVID-19

15-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

The international airport of Thailand’s famous resort island of Phuket on Saturday resumed operation after a two-month shutdown over COVID-19 pandemic, said the Civil [...] » More

Thailand eases more coronavirus restrictions, ends curfew

15-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Thailand announced Friday it is easing some restrictions that were imposed to fight the spread of the coronavirus, including allowing some schools to reopen and scrapping a [...] » More

Thailand hunts for crowned bats to verify if they carry COVID-19 virus

15-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on Saturday told the media that it had instructed its officials to hunt for crowned bats to verify whether they [...] » More

Calls for more transparency in public spending as Thailand pledges $61 billion to fight COVID-19

15-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Last month, the Thai parliament approved three economic support schemes worth 1.9 trillion baht (US$61.45 billion) to soften the financial blow of the COVID-19 crisis. [...] » More