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 ...

Thailand 'making preparations' for Dec. 1 succession

Oct 31, 2016

Thailand 'making preparations' for Dec. 1 succession

Thailand is making preparations for Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to ascend the throne Dec. 1, two senior military sources with knowledge of the matter said. The death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct. 13 at the age of 88 has plunged the Southeast Asian ...

Thais line up to view late king's coffin

Oct 29, 2016

Thais line up to view late king's coffin

Tens of thousands of Thais streamed into Bangkok’s Grand Palace on Saturday as the public was granted its first chance to enter the throne hall where the body of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is lying in state. Bhumibol, who died at 88 two ...