Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:00
More than 2,000 snakes seized in border sting
Mukdahan Wild Animals Checkpoint officials were joined by personnel from other agencies in confiscating 182 baskets containing 2,730 rat snakes and cobras - worth Bt1 million in total - about to be smuggled to Laos.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:18
Environment ministry looks to mobilise support with numerous fairs
Agencies under the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry are set to mobilise across the kingdom for fairs from next week to mid-March.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
Leasehold condos become attractive options
MOST leasehold condominium buildings are in the city centre and in high-potential locations where developers cannot buy land or where the land belongs to the state agencies and the Crown Property Bureau. Such locations cover the Rajdamri area, Langsuan and Rama IV Road, according to a survey by property agency Nexus Property Marketing Co Ltd.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
CP GROUP, GOVT CONTINUE TALKS ON RAIL-LINK PROJECT
State agencies and the Charoen Pokphand Group are continuing their negotiation on the high-speed railway project which will link up Thailand's three main international airports, said Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary general of the Eastern Economic Corridor Office.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
Saving your skin from damaging fine dust
FOR MORE THAN two weeks, the ultra-fine dust known as PM 2.5 has blanketed Bangkok and neighbouring provinces, leading to health warnings from relevant agencies including the Institute of Dermatology. In addition to being damaging to the respiratory system, these particulates can also worsen skin conditions so those with problems such as chronic eczema and atopic dermatitis would do well to listen
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
Progress being made to ratify fishing convention practices
THE LABOUR MINISTER recently met with fisheries-related agencies and representatives of fishermen ahead of Thailand’s January 30 submission to become the first Asian nation to ratify the C188 Work in Fishing Convention despite protests from some in the industry.
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
Getting foreign tourists in Japan to see the 'wild' side
The Environment Ministry plans to attract more foreign tourists to visit national parks in fiscal 2019 by arranging wild animal watching tours in cooperation with tourist agencies and other entities.
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 01:00
Child protection agencies urge Italy to let rescued minors land
Save the Children and other aid agencies on Saturday appealed to Italy to allow minors rescued in the Mediterranean to land, amid the latest diplomatic row over the fate of migrants saved at sea.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 21:00
Govt agrees to stop holding migrant minors
Government agencies have signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday to stop holding migrants under 18 in government detention centres, according to the Foreign Ministry.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
Dams still best way to manage water resources: govt agencies
Forum told reservoirs most effective despite signs of environmental damage.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:17
Bangkok air hits ‘code red’ while authorities resist strong measures
THE CAPITAL’S air pollution situation became more severe yesterday, as the quantity of the dangerous PM2.5 particles rose to code-red status of above 90 micrograms per cubic metre of air at many locations on the first day that the government agencies started counting
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
Samui about to fall off map
We ask Nation readers, government agencies, businesses in Samui and everyone who loves Samui to talk with anyone who can do something and contact the management of Bangkok Airways about plans to construct a new airport on the island.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
Rapid growth of digital one-stop services planned
THE GOVERNMENT expects to provide digital one-stop services 4.0 from 300 government agencies within the next five years.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:28
Poll shows people worried elections may not even be held
Since relevant agencies have failed to publish the electoral Royal Decree to announce a date for the national elections, uncertainty over whether the vote will even be held has become a top concern, a Suan Dusit poll learned recently.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
Concerted efforts being made to fight smog, govt assures
ALL CONCERNED agencies have joined forces to tackle the capital’s smog problem through stricter enforcement of existing laws, while academics suggested that schools and offices be closed on days when air pollution is severe, as PM2.5 is expected to rise to harmful levels again during this weekend.