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Time for Thailand to get smart about tourism, airport infrastructure

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TTG Asia | 6:02 AM

For Thailand to remain an attractive destination and reap greater revenue from the lucrative tourism industry in the next decade, it has to adopt and execute smart city [...]
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Kenyan who swallowed 68 cocaine packets arrested in Thailand

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A Kenyan man was stopped at Bangkok’s airport for allegedly trying to smuggle more than 60 packets of cocaine in his stomach, Thai authorities said on Wednesday (August [...]
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Thailand’s naval rescue exercise off eastern shores ends

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s prime minister and Defense minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday presided over the closing ceremony for a naval rescue exercise off the country’s [...]
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Over 1,800 foreigners nabbed for doing legally prohibited jobs in Thailand

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Over 1,800 foreigners have been arrested for allegedly doing legally prohibited jobs in Thailand, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Employment Department [...]
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Bars and clubs in Thailand open until 4.00am? Not everyone is in favour

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Some academics oppose the Tourism and Sports minister’s idea to allow entertainment venues to remain open until 4.00am. Udomsak Saengow of the Centre for Alcohol [...]
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Two British men arrested for dealing drugs in Thailand

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

On August 20, more than 20 police officers used a warrant to search a home in Chonburi, eastern Thailand, seizing nearly 5 grams of cocaine. Police also seized the home [...]
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Thailand approves $682 million in new rice insurance scheme

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s National Rice Policy Committee, chaired by prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, on Wednesday announced 21 billion baht ($682 million) in subsidies to help [...]
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Thailand to set up centre to combat ‘fake news’

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s government on Wednesday announced a plan to set up a centre to combat unverified news on social media platforms, rejecting concerns that it might be used to [...]
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Thailand: July trade signals good start for economy in 2H 2019

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Think Ing | 6:02 AM

One month of trade outperformance doesn’t make it a trend though, especially when persistent external risks and anemic domestic demand continue to hinder the upside [...]
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Thailand prime minister rejects calls to ban plastic bags

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

In what some may see as a baffling contradiction, Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha promised to protect marine life, while simultaneously rejecting an increasing number of calls for [...]
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12 top international schools in Bangkok

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Here are 12 best international schools in Bangkok which expat parents in Bangkok will want their child to study. See more details. International school in Bangkok and other [...]
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Thai tycoon in poaching scandal convicted on firearms charge

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A court in Thailand on Tuesday sentenced a construction tycoon to six months in prison for illegal firearms possession in the latest case in a scandal that erupted when he [...]
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Surprise exports jump in July

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Exports unexpectedly rose for the first time in five months in July, up 4.3 percent from the same month a year earlier, largely boosted by higher shipments of gold as a [...]
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No visa fees for Indian tourists to Thailand until April 2020

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KhaleejTimes | 6:02 AM

Thailand will extend until April 2020 a measure that waives fees for visas on arrival issued to tourists from 18 countries, as it looks to stimulate growth in tourism to spur [...]
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Why does Thailand have so many coups?

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Thailand has been home to more military coup d’etats in modern history than any other country. New Mandala, an academic blog on Southeast Asian affairs, found that [...]
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