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Thai police suspect Tata executive killed himself

Thai police suspect Tata executive killed himself

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai police said Monday they suspect a top British executive at Indian automotive giant Tata Motors committed suicide in a fall from a luxury hotel in Bangkok. Managing [...]
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Thai election body urges vote delay, army stays neutral

Thai election body urges vote delay, army stays neutral

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission urged a delay in next week’s planned national vote, warning on Monday of more bloodshed after violent clashes at the weekend. That [...]
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Thailand: Large-Scale Violence Feared in Run-Up to Polls

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Blood was split in the streets of Bangkok once again on Sunday. With disputed general elections set to commence in a week’s time, antigovernment demonstrators loyal to [...]
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Thailand’s election may be delayed 1 month

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission urged a delay in next week’s planned national vote, warning on Monday of more bloodshed after violent clashes at the weekend. That [...]
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Thailand: Stop Spiral of Political Violence

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Protest leaders in Thailand should immediately end their campaign to obstruct voting in Bangkok and elsewhere in the country, Human Rights Watch said today. The Thai [...]
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Thailand’s woes symptomatic of a deeper regional malaise

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Rather than add my voice to the chorus pointing out how much damage ongoing protests are doing to Thailand’s economy, I’m tempted to skip ahead and write its [...]
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POEA bans deployment of workers to parts of Thailand

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration imposed a ban Monday on the deployment of newly hired Filipino workers to three places in Thailand in light of the [...]
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Thailand offers lower price for rice after bid

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 6:00 AM

After losing to Vietnam in the Philippine government’s auction to supply 500,000 metric tonnes of rice last November, Thailand is still bent on bagging the supply [...]
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Hundreds of Rohingya found at Thai ‘smuggling’ camp

Hundreds of Rohingya found at Thai ‘smuggling’ camp

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand has detained more than 500 Muslim Rohingya refugees, including women and children, who were discovered in a raid on a suspected people-trafficking camp, police said [...]
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Thailand Protesters Block Advance Voting for February 2 Elections

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Antigovernment protesters blockaded voting centers around Bangkok and in parts of southern Thailand Sunday, disrupting advance voting in contentious national elections [...]
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Tata Motors Managing director Dies in Thailand

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

Tata Motors Managing director Karl Slym has died while on a business trip to Bangkok, Thailand, the Indian company said Sunday. He was 51. The statement did not state the [...]
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Thailand’s Princess Bajrakitiyabha to visit S’pore on LKY Exchange Fellowship

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol will visit Singapore as the 42nd Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow (LKYEF) from January 27-28. While in Singapore, she will meet [...]
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Thai anti-government protester killed, adds to doubts over election

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai anti-government protest leader was shot and killed in Bangkok on Sunday when violence erupted as demonstrators blocked early voting in many areas of the capital ahead [...]
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Does turmoil in Thailand signal the failure of global democracy?

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph.co.uk | 6:00 AM

There was a distinct atmosphere in Bangkok’s seamy-yet-bohemian red light district, Soi Cowboy, about 10 days ago. Combining a determined frivolity with a decadent [...]
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Thai red-shirt heartland backs government despite rice fiasco

Thai red-shirt heartland backs government despite rice fiasco

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rice farmer Thiwakorn Chomchan hasn’t been paid in 2 months, but he is not angry with Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whose flagship policy is meant to [...]
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