• Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:00
    New agricultural extension chief appointed in seven-official reshuffle
    The Cabinet has approved the promotion of the deputy director-general of the Agricultural Extension Department, Samrarn Saraban, to the position of director-general, Agriculture Minister Krissada Boonraj said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 09:06
    Pet registration bill to be rethought after public fury and worries over fallout
    A BILL approved by the Cabinet making it mandatory to register dogs and cats was derailed yesterday after pet lovers cried foul over the high fee for the registration document, and threatened to abandon their pets.
    national
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    Cabinet backs draft law on financial services
    THE CABINET yesterday approved a draft law from the Finance Ministry that governs financial service providers as officials seek to deal with an increasingly diverse landscape for financial services.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:00
    Senate election draft decree approved
    The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft decree for election to the Senate. The law is expected to come into effect next month and the 250 senators should be finalised by late April.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:00
    It’s all in how you share the cake
    The election outcome won’t settle Thailand’s future, but rather the way the Cabinet is stocked
    opinion
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Review urged for proposed cybersecurity penalties
    PENALTIES proposed for infringements of incoming cybersecurity legislation should be reviewed by lawmakers before the two bills are submitted to the Cabinet for consideration this month, legal and industry experts say.
    Tech
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Cabinet ministers are entitled to join new political party, says Prayut
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday defended the right of four of his ministers to join the pro-junta Palang Pracharath Party, saying it was a “private matter” and they were able to do so as long as it did not affect their ability to do their public duty.
    politics
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    CABINET GIVES THE NOD TO RESTRUCTURE FARMERS’ DEBT 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the rehabilitation of Bt6.3 billion in loans extended to 36,605 farmers, who are members of the Reconstruction and Development Fund (RDF), by the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), Nattaporn Jatusripitak, spokesperson attached to the deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs, said after a Cabinet meeting yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Cabinet notes Court order for Exat 
    THE CABINET yesterday acknowledged the Supreme Administrative Court’s final ruling ordering Expressway Authority of Thailand (Exat) to pay compensation worth Bt1.8 billion plus interest – or about Bt4 billion in total – to Bangkok Expressway and Metro Plc’s subsidiary Northern Expressway Plc (NECL), according to the transport minister.
    Economy
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 19:50
    Law change will help poor people who face lesser charges
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Act to allow those charged with offences punishable by less than 10 years in prison to get a temporary release without having to post bail in a bid to tackle crowded prison.
    national
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Tax incentives for setup of Thai office
    The cabinet yesterday approved tax incentives for the establishment of a Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Thailand amid growing trade between Thailand and Hong Kong, Nattaporn Jatusripitak, spokesperson for the deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs, said after the meeting yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
    Cabinet members defy calls to quit over party move
    GOVERNMENT figures yesterday shrugged off growing calls for four Cabinet members to resign after having joined a new political party that is regarded as pro-junta.
    politics
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
    Ministers’ role in pro-junta party ‘worrying’
    POLITICIANS voiced concern over possible favouritism and discrimination in the political campaign after some of the current Cabinet members joined as members of the pro-junta Palang Pracharath while continuing in office.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 06:20
    Nong-O wants elusive trophy in cabinet 
    Last April Thai kickboxing superstar Nong-O Gaiyanghadao announced his arrival to the ONE Super Series in astounding fashion, defeating two-time WBC Muay Thai World Champion Fabio Pinca.
    sports
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Reshuffle at ministry
    The Cabinet yesterday agreed to reshuffle several top positions in the Ministry of Energy. Twarath Sutabutr, director-general of Energy Policy and Planning Office (Eppo) and Praphon Wongtharua, director-general of Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE) have been appointed energy inspector-generals.
    Economy
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