Archive for December 10th, 2016

Philippines might not let US use its bases to patrol South China Sea

Philippines might not let US use its bases to patrol South China Sea

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said Thursday it likely won’t allow the United States to use its bases to patrol the disputed South China Sea. Instead, Defense Secretary Delfin [...]
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Fitch monitors political developments in Philippines

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

Debt-watcher Fitch Ratings said Friday it was “monitoring” political developments in the Philippines, following the resignation of vice President Leni Robredo [...]
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Alibaba, Thailand government join forces to build the country’s e-commerce

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

There are four key areas that the government and the internet giant will work on The Thailand government and Chinese internet giant Alibaba today signed a Letter of Intent [...]
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Trial of ousted Thai PM Yingluck to end in July 2017 – lawyer

Trial of ousted Thai PM Yingluck to end in July 2017 – lawyer

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A criminal negligence trial against ousted former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s first female premier, will end in July 2017, with a verdict [...]
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Thai energy panel approves PTT’s 15-yr LNG deal with Petronas

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s energy policy committee has approved a proposal for state-owned PTT Pcl to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Malaysia’s Petronas over a 15-year [...]
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Thailand orders Buddhist temple’s TV channel off air as 72-year-old monk evades arrest

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s national telecom regulator has been ordered by authorities to suspend the 24-hour satellite TV channel of the controversial Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Wat [...]
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The BBC’s in trouble for a story it ran on the new king of Thailand

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

The BBC is in trouble in Bangkok, after the broadcaster ran a profile piece on the new king, that authorities found objectionable. The profile piece was published on Friday [...]
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Thailand ranks 55th out of 70 countries in PISA 2015 results

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 6:00 AM

Thailand was placed at the 55th ranking out of a total of 70 countries in the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA) 2015 results, said deputy Education [...]
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Alibaba agrees to support Thai SMEs

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The government yesterday clinched a letter of intent with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on the cooperation, expansion and promotion of Thai small and medium-sized [...]
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Alibaba Targets Thailand With Latest International Expansion Push

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Street | 6:00 AM

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA) just made another move towards global expansion. Thailand’s deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak stopped by Alibaba’s [...]
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South Thailand Islamic insurgency: The new king’s nightmare

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Ejinsight.com | 6:00 AM

Now that Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has been officially proclaimed the new king of Thailand, one of his most urgent tasks is to give immediate attention not only to the [...]
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Cambodia: Rail link to Thailand on schedule

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Cambodia and Thailand will be linked by railway by the end of 2016 as planned, according to a senior official, but some sections of track from Phnom Penh to Banteay Meanchey [...]
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Thailand attempts to revive weakening economy

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Sea-globe.com | 6:00 AM

The military junta is spending $5.3 billion to appease the rural population and boost the country’s economic fortunes Thailand’s government plans to allocate an [...]
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Indonesia Army wins shooting competition

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesian winners of the 2016 Asean Armies Rifle Meet salute the national flag during the medal ceremony in Manila on Sunday, in which personnel of various army divisions [...]
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President Zuma sends condolences to Indonesia

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Citizen | 6:00 AM

The 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s Aceh province on Tuesday. South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday extended his condolences to Indonesia following [...]
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