• Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    More talk on Pak Bang Dam, but is anyone listening?
    THE THAI delegation at a meeting this week on a third dam planned for the Lower Mekong River at Pak Bang in Laos urged the Chinese project developer, Datang Corp, to conduct a transboundary study to resolve outstanding issues.
  • Sun, 01 Jan 2017 01:00
    Govt urged to scrap big irrigation projects and opt for small-scale local initiatives
    THE Royal Irrigation Department has said that it would activate many irrigation projects this year amid warnings from experts that large-scale irrigation projects often result in conflict while urging the government to invest in small-scale local reservoirs instead.
  • Wed, 18 May 2016 01:00
    NCPO sacks ONESQA chief over lack of results
    THE NATIONAL COUNCIL for Peace and Order (NCPO) has suspended director of Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) Channarong Pornrungroj from duty, as the agency has yielded no results for several years, leading to the loss
  • Tue, 17 May 2016 01:00
    ONESQA director suspended
    Professor Dr Channarong Pornrungroj, director of the Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA), has been abruptly suspended from duty.
  • Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:00
    Thailand needs more specialised school, staff for the handicapped
    THE RATE of employment among physically challenged people in Thailand has risen to 26 per cent, which is why special schools need to have more specialised staff, Channarong Pornrungroj, director of the National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (
  • Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00
    Detention chief insists inmate cared for before he died
    PATHUM THANI Central Detention chief Channarong Chanlikhit yesterday insisted that officials at his facility ensured that a detainee, who was fatally beaten up, was provided medical help in time.
  • Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00
    Sasithara's dismissal gets Royal okay
    Sasithara Pichaichannarong's dismissal from her post as secretary-general of the Office of the Education Council (OEC) has received a Royal approval.
  • Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:00
    Top OEC official sacked over role in overpriced procurement
    Office of the Education Council (OEC) secretary-general Sasithara Pichaichannarong was officially sacked Wednesday for her role in the overpriced procurement of instruction material meant for eight vocational colleges. The purchase in 2011 cost the state
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  • Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00
    First court hearings into riot deaths
    A hearing into the death of red-shirt taxi driver Channarong Polsrila, 45, fatally shot during the May 2010 riots, will begin on June 18.
  • Sun, 22 Jan 2012 00:00
    Bt1-bn drug seizure in Pathum Thani
    Pathum Thani police yesterday seized some 2 million 'ya ba' tablets, 30 kg of crystal meth (or "ice") and 20 kg of heroin worth about Bt1 billion in total at a house rented by a fugitive drug suspect from former actress Jarinya Hannarong.
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