• Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Junta men prepare for Senate
    Members of the junta-appointed National Legislative Assembly and the Cabinet resigned yesterday in a move to prepare for another junta-appointed Senate that will work alongside the new administration
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 14:55
    NCPO to appoint many Cabinet Ministers, NLA members to new Senate
    Many members of the Cabinet and more than 60 members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) are resigning to become new senators appointed by the junta, government figures said on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    Subaru assembly plant opens in Bangkok to feed regional demand 
    Subaru has opened an assembly plant in Thailand to produce vehicles for both the domestic and export markets.
    Auto & Audio
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:08
    AIPA aims to strengthen drug-free environment
    Thailand, as this year’s chair of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, is hosting a four-day anti-drugs consultation session.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:05
    Chemicals industry trumpets its role in world economy
    The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has released an analysis of the chemical industry’s contributions to the global economy, coinciding with the start of the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 16:21
    Nigeria's Buhari looks to consolidate at state polls
    Nigerians on Saturday voted for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Farmers’ rights must be priority in next try at rice bill
    FOLLOWING growing pressure over its intention to help farmers, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) this past week decided to amend the bill one last time in an attempt to reach compromise. But still, the bill’s content was tied up with complicated plant varieties and plant variety protection Acts, and so was viewed by those who opposed it as putting farmers at a disadvantage.
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:52
    NLA offends forest dwellers with nation parks amendments
    The much-awaited and controversial amendment of the 1961 National Parks Act was passed this morning with the National Legislative Assembly seeing 140 votes in favour, seven abstentions and one vote against.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 18:28
    National parks bill deliberation disrupted at parliament as forest group ‘makes noise’
    Police this afternoon have apprehended representatives of a forest dwellers’ group after they refused to stop making noise inside Parliament where the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) was deliberating on amendments to the National Parks Act they oppose.
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Activists tell NLA to stop its ‘mass production’ of laws ahead of polls
    THE CIVIL SECTOR is calling on the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to stop the “mass production” of new laws as Thailand heads for its first election in five years, and pass the job on to the new elected government.
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 14:28
    Rice bill ‘postponed indefinitely’ as champion predicts next attempt will be more difficult
    A controversial rice bill has been “postponed indefinitely” from deliberation by parliament, the key drafter Kittisak Rattanawaraha announced shortly after the National Legislative Assembly began deliberating the seven laws scheduled for today, including the rice bill.
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
    Prayut urged to stall rice bill until after poll
    THIRTY-TWO CIVIL networks advocating alternative farming and community rights yesterday issued an open letter calling on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to halt the controversial rice bill and other legislation before the National Legislative Assembly, citing a lack of checks and balances.
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:09
    Legislature delays passage of Rice Bill as review mulled
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) has temporarily backtracked from its plan to urgently push through the controversial Rice Bill yesterday.
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    NLA in a hurry to push Rice Bill
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) looks set to pass the Rice Bill tomorrow despite concerns expressed by many farmers and various prominent figures.
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Hydrogen picked as first point of deregulation
    THE HYDROGEN industry will be the first beneficiary of South Korea’s deregulation efforts with the government allowing Hyundai Motor to build hydrogen fueling stations at the National Assembly, in a symbolic move in the nation’s push toward the next-generation energy.
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