• Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:29
    Beloved actress ‘Honey Drop’ joins roster of National Artists
    Actress Petchara Chaowarat, who appeared in some 300 films from 1961 to 1979, memorably starring opposite the late Mitr Chaibancha, is among 12 people the Culture Ministry has newly recognised as National Artists.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Beware revealing graphic details of charcoal suicides, media is warned
    FOLLOWING a significant number of recent charcoal-burning suicides in Thailand, the Public Health Ministry’s Mental Health Department is urging the media to avoid giving too many details of how the deaths occurred, out of fear that such reports could lead to copycat deaths.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:34
    ETDA embraces regulator role
    Surangkana Wayuparb, CEO of the Electeonic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, said the organisation's responsibilities will increase under the Electronic Transactions Act to build a better balance between regulations and the promotion of digital service business.
    Tech
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:46
    Thais in Australia top overseas voter registration 
    Thai expats in Australia are the largest group of overseas voters, with 16,183 registering to vote, reported the Interior Ministry on Wednesday.
    politics
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    HIGHER BANK ACCOUNTING STANDARD MAY BE DELAYED
    Finance Ministry is considering allowing the state-owned banks to delay implementing the new accounting standard IFRS9 by a year to 2021, as most of the banks must revise their system, said a Ministry source recently.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:33
    Buddhists across Cambodia gear up for Meak Bochea day
    Ministry of Cults and Religion spokesman Seng Somony said his department expects many Buddhists to celebrate Meak Bochea Day on Tuesday, while Cambodia’s youth were also urged to fully engage with their cultural heritage on one of the Kingdom’s most important holidays.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:00
    Air pollution: Cabinet asked to allocate Bt6 bn to help buy sugar-cane harvesters
    The Finance Ministry has asked for Cabinet for approval of a Bt6-billion budget to help the government tackle smog and air-pollution problems in the North and Northeast of the country.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Agriculture Ministry should be prosecuted for mass poisoning
    Re: “Dangerous farm chemicals still allowed for at least two years”, National, February 15.
    your say
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:41
    Health Ministry vows to curb use of dangerous agrochemicals
    The Public Health Ministry will do everything within its power to discourage the use of three dangerous agrochemicals, following a ruling that paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyfiros will be allowed in Thailand for at least two more years.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Dangerous farm chemicals still allowed for at least two years
    PARAQUAT, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos are still allowed for use in Thailand for at least another two years, after the Hazardous Substance Committee yesterday reaffirmed its previous decision not to ban the three controversial agrochemicals.
    national
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    BT2.5 BN ALLOCATED FOR  COMMUNITY WASTE PLAN 
    The Energy Conservation Promotion Fund (Encon Fund) has allocated Bt2.5 billion for the Ministry of Interior's community waste management scheme - a part of the national agenda.
    Economy
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    New law will restrict traditional ways: farmers
    Concern over ban on uncertified rice varieties and conflicts.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:52
    Committee urged to delay agrochemical bans: leak
    The Hazardous Substance Committee may fail to reach a decision on whether to ban paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, said Apichin Jotikashira, Industry Ministry Deputy Permanent Secretary.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:00
    Workers' call for Bt360 daily minimum wage
    As labourers called for the daily minimum wage of Bt360 nationwide, Ministry of Labour permanent secretary Jarin Chakkaphark on Thursday said that the Central Wage Committee will set the new rate before March 30, to become effective from April 1.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Committed to going green
    The Naka Island in Phuket joined six other hotels in Phuket and 23 hotels nationwide in receiving a Gold Level award at the 12th Anniversary G-Green Award ceremony organised by Thailand’s Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
    lifestyle
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