• Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    National census finds more people living on streets
    SINCE THE weakening economy may result in more job losses and an increase in homeless people, the Social Development and Human Security Ministry has decided to conduct a census and work towards improving the quality of their lives.
    national
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    Milk to be dumped in protest against new rules
    DAIRY FARMERS are threatening to dump milk in protest over the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry’s new regulations, which they say has affected milk production nationwide and resulted in a surplus of 110 tonnes of milk per day or 3,300 tonnes per month.
    national
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
    Public urged to report child abuse cases
    UNICEF, in cooperation with the Social Development and Human Security Ministry, has launched a campaign that urges members of the public to call the 1300 hotline if they suspect child abuse or violence against children.
    national
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
    A royal celebration
    The very best of Thailand’s cultural heritage goes on show as the nation fetes the crowning of her Monarch
    lifestyle
  • Sun, 19 May 2019 18:44
    Nearly 250 babies infected with syphilis due to mothers
    As many 249 babies were born with syphilis in Thailand this year, according to the Public Health Ministry.
    national
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00
    More women, youths dying drunk on roads
    WOMEN ARE increasingly being involved in drunk-driving accidents resulting in death and injury says the Public Health Ministry, citing data on this year’s Songkran road mayhem.
    national
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    Stung by criticism, ministry to review selection of Hinoki Land as cultural destination
    THE CULTURE Ministry said yesterday it would review the inclusion of a Japanese-inspired theme park, Hinoki Land, as one of the country’s best cultural destinations after being slammed by netizens for the choice.
    national
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    Education Ministry efficiency ‘hurt by its size’
    Reform Committee calls for decentralisation, reduction in ministry staff to meet country’s education goals
    national
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 14:24
    Health Ministry to train 10 million Thais to save people experiencing heart attacks
    The King’s Volunteer 904 Central Coordination Centre has assigned the Public Health Ministry to provide training to 10 million Thai nationals on the basic life-saving skills of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).
    national
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Dept in big push for SMEs to embrace e-commerce platforms
    WITH a budget of Bt1.28 billion, the Ministry of Industry’s Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) aims to generate a business value of Bt13 billion in 2019 through bringing traditional small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) onto e-commerce platforms and boosting the country’s startup ecosystem through Thailand Inno Space – the ministry’s flagship project.
    Economy
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Culture Ministry in a spot of bother after naming a Japanese-inspired place as Thai heritage
    A POPULAR new tourist destination in Chiang Mai, Hinoki Land, has become controversial on social media after the Culture Ministry nominated the Japanese-inspired site as one of Thailand’s top 10 cultural destinations.
    national
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Concern grows over lifting ban on elephant exports
    ANIMAL-RIGHTS activists are up in arms over the Commerce Ministry’s plan to legalise the export of live domesticated elephants, saying the elephants could be harmed during transportation abroad – and wild elephants would likely pay a price too.
    national
  • Sun, 12 May 2019 01:00
    Old age, poor health caused deaths of poll administrators: Govt
    The Health Ministry has announced that a majority of the more than 100 local poll administrators (KPPS) who died in four provinces following election day had suffered a stroke or heart attack.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    New regulation lifts ban on export of elephants
    ELEPHANTS and elephant-related products can again be exported from Thailand under a new regulation from the Commerce Ministry, which may provoke controversy and debate over whether it violates the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
    national
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Labour union plans campaign to push parties into keeping wage-hike promises
    THE CONFEDERATION of Thai Labour (CTL) is looking to hold discussions with workers to plan a pressure campaign to ensure that political parties fulfil their campaign promises to hike the minimum wage, after their hope for a quick rise was crushed by the abrupt resignation of Labour Ministry executives.
    national
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