Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:46
Cabinet gives green light for tax on property owners benefiting from infrastructure projects
The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed with the Finance Ministry’s proposal in a draft bill to collect a windfall tax from property owners benefiting from expressway, mass transit, high-speed rail, airport and other infrastructure projects.
Thu, 17 May 2018 01:00
Cabinet gives the nod to marijuana for medical use
A DRAFT LAW, which allows marijuana use for medical purposes, has sailed through the Cabinet.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 18:05
Cabinet gives green light for Bt200bn high-speed rail link between major airports
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a plan to construct a high-speed rail route linking three major airports: Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang in Bangkok, and U-Tapao in the east of Rayong province.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00
Cabinet gives nod for Bt35-bn poverty alleviation programme
THE CABINET yesterday approved a Bt35.6-billion spending package as part of the second stage of the government’s poverty-reduction programme featuring job offers, vocational training, low-interest loans and personalised services for up to 4.9 million low-income people nationwide.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:00
Cabinet gives provisional go-ahead for Bt200-bn flood-prevention plan
THE CABINET has given approval in principle to nine flood- and drought-prevention plans in the Lower Chao Phraya River Basin, with the full details and budget of the projects to be submitted for its consideration next week.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:29
Cabinet gives green light for MRTA’s South Purple Line
The Cabinet on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand’s (MRTA) planned civil works for the Purple Line mass-transit rail extension from Tao Poon to Rat Burana – known as the South Purple Line.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:01
Thailand to get submarines within six years, if Cabinet gives nod
Thailand is poised to get its first submarines in six years after a wait of more than seven decades, to guard its vulnerable security and economic interests, the Navy said on Wednesday.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:00
Residents stare at uncertain future as Cabinet gives nod to blasting of Mekong River rapids
THE rough hands of veteran ferry driver Chalin Cheableam steer a small boat up the river to the Khon Phee Lhong rapids on the Mekong River.
In his late 50s and having navigated boats on the Mekong River since he was teenager, Chalin has many stories about the geographical signatures of the river and connections to local lore.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:51
Cabinet gives green light for competitiveness fund
Cabinet has approved in principle the Finance Ministry (MOF)'s proposal to set up a Bt10-billion national competitiveness promotion fund to boost new investment projects in a total of ten "future" industries targetted by the government.
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 01:00
Cabinet gives green light for merger of futures exchanges
Cabinet yesterday gave approval in principle for the agricultural futures market to be merged with the futures market that relies on commodities and financial instruments - in a bid to help accommodate investors.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:00
Threat from typhoon eases
Heavy rain expected, cabinet gives green light to establishment of water ministry
Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:00
Cabinet gives nod to flood rehab, capital
The Cabinet yesterday approved several financial measures for flood rehabilitation and capital-market development.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 00:00
Cabinet gives its backing to maintain satellite orbital slot with Thaicom
The Cabinet yesterday approved an ICT Ministry proposal to maintain Thailand's right to reserve a position in the sky for a satellite, called the 120 degrees east orbital slot, in collaboration with Thaicom.