Deep South militant disrupt dream of Malaysia, Thailand & China high speed rail link

A Western Intelligence source tells Thai Intel, that Malaysia’s tentitive plan to link Malaysia to Thailand and get access to Thailand’s link with China through a high-speed train, is likely impossible at this stage, as Thailand’s Deep South, is infected with militant activity. The source said the militant, have often targeted Thailand’s current old mode…

Thailand gets tough on loan approval? Bank of Ayuttaya & Credit Bureau offer widespread credit check service

A Thai Bank, Bank of Ayuthaya, and Thailand’s Credit Bureau, have formed an agreement to offer credit check at the bank’s 600 branches, reports Matichon, a Thai press for the progressive intellect. The bank and the credit bureau, is to start the service in November of this year. The bank’s assistant to the MD, Krit…

Ernst & Young: Top for mergers & acquisition in emerging markets is Mexico & Indonesia & frontier markets is Myanmar

CNBC reports that Ernst & Young highlighted possible future top countries for deal making, which included the U.K. and Germany, alongside emerging markets like Mexico and Indonesia, and “frontier” markets like Myanmar. The following is from CNBC: More than a third of companies are planning mergers or acquisitions within the next year, according to an…

Yingluck’s minister, to show-case Thai horror movies, in a Hollywood bash, ahead of film market event

Yingluck, Thailand‘s PM, has been dusting off the concept of “Creative Thailand” started by the former Thai PM, Abhisit. And one cornerstone of the “Creative Thailand” concept, is the development of Thailand’s film and animation industry. Thai movies have made an impact, on both quality and money making films, locally and globally, but there is…

Prosecutors in Thailand have indicted Abhisit, for his role in the deaths of demonstrators

Several local press reports, former Prime Minister, Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva, and his deputy, Mr. Suthep Thuegsuban, were indicted to face charges for authorising the military crackdown to calm the unrest in Bangkok in 2010. Mr. Nantasak Poonsuk, Spokesperson for the Office of Attorney General (OAG) said that the OAG agreed with the proposal made by…

India Ambassador to Thailand confident ‘India, Myanmar & Thailand road link by 2015’

New Indian Express Reports: The multi-billion 1,632-km India–Myanmar–Thailand trilateral highway, to be completed by 2015, would boost trade and business between the two Asian countries, Indian Ambassador to Thailand Anil Wadhwa said Sunday. Speaking to IANS on the sidelines of a function to mark the arrival of the 10th international flight of SpiceJet from Bangalore…