• Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
    Govt backtracks on education law
    Executive decree on reform abandoned as ministers, NLA members quit to join senate
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 14:55
    NCPO to appoint many Cabinet Ministers, NLA members to new Senate
    Many members of the Cabinet and more than 60 members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) are resigning to become new senators appointed by the junta, government figures said on Tuesday.
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  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    Asean+3 touted  
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) President  Takehiko Nakao yesterday addressed  the 22nd meeting of Asean+3 ’s Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:10
    NACC reveals assets of four ministers who left to join Phalang Pracharat
    The anti-graft agency on Thursday disclosed the assets and liabilities of the four former Cabinet members who left the government early this year to join the pro-junta Phalang Pracharat Party.
  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    New pacts expected to boost Asean GDP growth
    THE SIGNING of two agreements to liberalise investment and services trade within Asean was the highlight of the 25th Asean Economic Ministers’ Retreat (AEMR), which concluded yesterday.
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    RCEP a challenge for Asean chair
    CONCLUDING the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) presents the biggest challenge to Thailand as this year’s Asean chair, trade officials said, as little tangible progress has been made in the talks so far.
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean economic ministers to sign two documents for boosting services sector and investment
    ASEAN CHAIR Thailand has lined up 13 ambitious goals to achieve regional integration as the 25th Asean Economic Ministers’ Retreat (AEMR) kicks off today in Phuket, where two pacts are set to be signed to enhance services trade and investment within the group.
  • Sun, 07 Apr 2019 01:00
    EU ministers pile pressure on Haftar to halt Libya offensive
    EU foreign ministers on Saturday upped pressure on Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to halt his offensive on Tripoli, urging the strongman to commit to a political solution.
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  • Sun, 07 Apr 2019 01:00
    G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes
    Foreign ministers from the world's seven most developed nations on Saturday urged a greater role for women in solving conflicts, saying that peace settlements with female involvement were more likely to endure.
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  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 20:30
    Asean finance ministers push for financial service liberalisation under RCEP
    “We reiterate our commitment to strengthening Asean’s partnership with regional partners. We aim to conclude the financial services annex of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [RCEP] negotiation by the end of 2019,” a joint statement from Asean finance ministers and central bank governors’ meeting read.
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  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:23
    Asean finance ministers agree to banking flexibility
    Asean finance ministers have agreed to open banking and securities sectors on a voluntary basis.
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  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    MOU SIGNING Thai, Lao central banks enhance cooperation
    The Bank of Thailand and the Bank of Laos PDR have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in the areas of financial innovation and payments systems in Chiang Rai yesterday after the meeting of the 5th Asean Finance Ministers’ and Central Governors’ Meeting and related meetings in Chiang Rai yesterday. 
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean ministers to consider greater use of local currencies 
    THE UPCOMING meeting of Asean finance ministers will focus on giving local currencies a bigger role and further liberalising financial services, Lavaron Sangsnit, director-general of the Finance Ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office, said Wednesday.
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean finance ministers shrug off pollution to focus on regional agenda
    Thailand will not cancel the 23rd Asean Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Chiang Rai this week despite that province and others in the North being in the grip of severe air pollution for several consecutive days, an official at the Finance Ministry said.
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:33
     Thailand's possible prime ministers
    An athletic billionaire, a marijuana advocate, a gruff coup leader, and a candidate jokingly labelled the "strongest man on earth". 
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