• Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00
    Govt faces more EEC challenges than was thought, forum hears
    SOME large infrastructure projects in the Eastern Economic Corridor are opposed by local communities, while a number have high costs and may not be able to proceed at the desired pace, researchers at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) have warned.
    Economy
  • Sat, 01 Apr 2017 10:48
    Suu Kyi's new govt faces first test at Myanmar polls
    YANGON - Aung San Suu Kyi's government will face its first test at the ballot box on Saturday in by-elections around Myanmar seen as a barometer for growing disillusionment with her party a year after it took office.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:31
    Govt faces criticism over rights record, civil society groups warn 
    Thailand’s worsening human rights record will expose the military junta to further international embarrassment during a review of the country by the UN Human Rights Committee (CCPR), civil society groups have claimed.
    national
  • Thu, 22 Dec 2016 01:00
    Govt faces a huge challenge on growth amid bleak outlook
    NEXT YEAR a major challenge for the government will be to maintain economic growth at 3 per cent at least, when it is expected that the country’s exports will still face unpredictable situations.
    Economy
  • Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:00
    Govt faces opposition over healthcare scheme
    Ex-minister urges civil servants to resist plan for private insurers to manage budget
    national
  • Sun, 24 Apr 2016 01:00
    Clampdown on fishing industry requires active enforcement
    Govt faces trade sanctions from the EU if it fails to follow through on its strong moves to get this rogue industry into shape
    opinion
  • Fri, 01 Apr 2016 01:00
    New Myanmar govt faces test
    THE NEW Myanmar government must meet several challenges to ensure that the high growth rate expected for 2016 and 2017 is sustained so as to benefit the entire society, according to the Asian Development Bank.
    Economy
  • Mon, 06 Jul 2015 01:00
    Japan govt faces N Korea abductions dilemma
    The Japan government now faces the dilemma of how to step up pressure against North Korea without closing the door to negotiations, after the reclusive country decided to postpone its report on the investigation into Japanese abductees.
    opinion
  • Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:00
    Teacher supply and quality is still strained and thin in rural areas
    BUT THE PROBLEM IS WORSE IN LAOS, WHERE THE GOVT FACES MAJOR BUDGET LIMITS THAT HAVE BADLY RESTRICTED HIRING
    national
  • Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00
    Govt faces uphill battle to win back popularity
    The political atmosphere now is similar to that in early 2006, when there were huge street protests against then-PM Thaksin Shinawatra. Seven years ago there was widespread public outrage after his family sold shares in Shin Corp worth Bt70 billion to Sin
    national
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00
    Govt faces rice rage
    Coalition partner calls for review of cut in pledging price, as growers mass for protest in Bangkok
    national
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00
    Yingluck's govt faces three key challenges
    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is encountering political turbulence which can lead to drastic changes for her as well as her government.
    national
  • Wed, 16 Nov 2011 00:00
    Govt faces string of lawsuits
    Two groups to sue state agencies, PM and Cabinet for the flooding situation and seek damages for victims
    national
  • Sat, 15 Oct 2011 00:00
    Govt faces growing pressure
    Inner city safe from floods, says Pracha; PM soothes rural anger
    national
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