Thailand's parliament invites crown prince to assume throne

Nov 29, 2016

Thailand's parliament invites crown prince to assume throne

Thailand’s parliament on Tuesday named Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month. The Cabinet, following a 1924 law on succession, submitted Vajiralongkorn’s name to the ...

Nov 24, 2016

Japanese publisher Kadokawa begins Thai-language content business

Leading Japanese content and media producer Kadokawa Corp. has launched a joint venture with Thailand’s largest publisher, Amarin Printing and Publishing PCL, foraying into its sixth overseas content market. The joint venture, Kadokawa Amarin Co., follows investments in the publishing and content business in ...

Thai internet laws raise questions about privacy protection

Nov 22, 2016

Thai internet laws raise questions about privacy protection

Thailand’s military government, which has cracked down on online dissent since seizing power in 2014, is pushing ahead with cybersecurity bills that rights groups say could mean more extensive online monitoring, raising concerns over privacy protection. Amendments to Thailand’s 2007 Computer Crime Act to ...

Nov 20, 2016

Japan IT firms prep for Thailand's digital thrust

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Japanese firms specializing in information and communication technology solutions are gearing up to meet increasing demand from Thai businesses as Bangkok attempts to drive the country forward on the strength of the digital economy. The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry has signed agreements with ...