• Fri, 02 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Greater Mekong states endorse joint five-year plan
    THE ENVIRONMENT ministers of the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) states have endorsed the Core Environment Programme (CEP) Strategic Framework and Action Plan for 2018 to 2022 for member countries to work together on environmental issues and environmentally friendly development.
    national
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Vow for digital economy to be a reality this year
    GOVERNMENT ministers have vowed to make the digital economy become a reality in Thailand this year by accelerating changes to the legal and regulatory framework and the roll out of high-speed Internet services to all parts of the country.
    Economy
  • Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Views sought on Singapore short-term home rentals
    THE Singapore government, which has charged two men with unauthorised short-term letting of apartments, said yesterday it plans to seek public feedback soon on a regulatory framework for allowing such accommodation.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 28 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Tobacco industry thwarting smoking control aims, WHO says
    Interference by the tobacco industry will remain an impediment in fully implementing effective tobacco control measures under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in Southeast Asia.
    Economy
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Suu Kyi faces tepid UN criticism over Rohingya at summit
    CONCERNS about Rakhine state in Myanmar continued to emerge yesterday during Asean-related meetings in Manila, although Southeast Asian countries adhered to a humanitarian-aid framework to deal with the crisis.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:19:40
    'Framework' agreed on Asia-Pacific trade pact without US
    Remaining members of a major Pacific trade deal abandoned by the United States have agreed to a new framework after days of stalled talks to revive the pact, Canada's trade minister said Saturday.
    business
  • Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:37:31
    Four areas need addressing to reduce corruption: reform committee
    The anti-corruption reform committee has created a framework for building their recommendations, dividing it into four areas: corruption prevention and monitoring, precautionary measures, corruption suppression, and anti-corruption organisations.
    politics
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Officials come up with 20-year plan for Bt2.7 trillion worth of railway projects
    THE OFFICE of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) has formulated a 20-year framework for 38 rail transport projects worth Bt2.7 trillion to boost the country’s transport efficiency.
    business
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Govt launches framework to grow logistics sector
    A NATIONAL skills framework that identifies jobs, career paths and emerging skills required for the logistics industry was launched in Singapore yesterday.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:53:11
    NBTC aims to nail down OTT regulation by year’s end
    THE National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is on track to complete the regulatory framework for so-called over the top delivery of content by the end of this year.
    Economy
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:20:43
    Framework laid for media reform plans
    The newly appointed media reform committee under the new reform law, which first convened on Tuesday, has laid out a framework for reform plans, pointing out that the imposition of state control on the media could be the wrong direction.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 14:12:04
    UN treaty strengthening Asia-Pacific digital trade gains support
    Bangladesh, Cambodia and China on Tuesday signed the Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific, a new United Nations treaty aimed at strengthening digital trade in the region.
    Economy
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Same old faces may not meet reform goals: critics
    THE new government-appointed reform committees may not be able to realise intended reforms, given a lack of diversity among members and a constraining legal framework, analysts have said.
    politics
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Framework for energy resources set for Cabinet
    THE Department of Mineral Fuels will propose to the Cabinet this month the framework and methods for determining which zones across the country will be subject to petroleum exploration and production under the three main arrangements: a concession basis, a production-sharing contract (PSC) or a service contract (SC).
    Corporate
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    BEPS: Cure the disease, don’t kill the patient!
    THAILAND has now joined the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Inclusive Framework in order to participate, along with over 100 jurisdictions, in developing and implementing comprehensive BEPS action plans.
    Economy
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