• Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
    Happy Helsinki summit fails to charm Trump and Putin
    Helsinki - The United Nations may have judged Finland the happiest country in the world, but the Helsinki summit failed to make Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin smile.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:11
    NLA chief doesn’t believe voting to pick EC president will stir up conflict at agency 
    National Legislative Assembly (NLA) President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on Monday said he believed voting to decide the new Election Commission (EC) president would not stir up conflict in the agency, after former commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakorn had warned on Sunday about the likelihood of outside lobbying.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:44
    NLA channels Bt12.7m into junta schemes
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday voted unanimously to reallocate the national budget of nearly Bt13 billion from government agencies to the common funds for the junta-initiated grand schemes, the 20-year national strategy and the Pracharat policy.
    politics
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:52
    NLA sets aside Bt12.7bn emergency fund
    The National Legislative Assembly on Friday passed a bill to transfer Bt12.73 billion from the fiscal 2018 budget to emergency funds for the poor and development projects under the 20-year national strategy.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    Wage rise for judges gets first nod
    THE National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday overwhelmingly approved in principle a government motion seeking salary increases for judges, public prosecutors and members of independent organisations. The NLA’s first reading voted to pass amendments to five laws regulating personnel of the relevant agencies, as proposed by the Cabinet.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    NLA picks five EC members, rejects 2 candidates
    ASSEMBLY OFFICIAL SAYS FIVE ENOUGH FOR COMMISSION’S QUORUM TO MAKE DECISIONS
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 10:24
    First quolls born in Australian wild in half a century
    The first eastern quolls in 50 years have been born in the wild on the Australian mainland, with the rice grain-sized pups offering hope to a species of marsupial devastated by foxes.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 18:53
    National strategy wins NLA backing
    The National Strategy that would be the master plan for government policies in the next 20 years passed the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday unanimously.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    King to appoint, oversee new Sangha council
    NLA passes new Act intended to address corruption within monastic community.
    national
  • Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:05
    Ghost of Hong Kong’s history get a modern makeover
    After years of restoration and rehabilitation, Tai Kwun is set to open to become Hong Kong’s new heritage destination.  The compound houses one of the oldest buildings on the site, the Barrack Block, was built between 1862 and 1864, when refugees came spilling into Hong Kong from war-torn Mainland China.
    World
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:00
    Proposed education bill not good enough, says research institute head
    THAILAND’S National Education Bill continues to lack a clear organising principle for much-awaited education reform, Thailand Development Research Institute’s president Somkiat Tangkitvanich said on Thursday.
    national
  • Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
    Poll finds Thais estranged from National Strategy
    MORE THAN half of the Thai people remain in the dark about the national strategy that is expected to soon pass the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) and to be influential in setting the country’s direction for the next 20 years, a survey released yesterday has found.
    politics
  • Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
    Reform of drug laws begins as bill passes first reading
    NEW narcotics laws to decriminalise drug users and legalise the controlled use of kratom and marijuana passed first reading at the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday. 
    national
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Development funding key focus of ACMECS leaders
    THE LEADERS of five countries in mainland Southeast Asia will today gather under the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) to map out their five-year plan for development cooperation.
    politics
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Committee set up to study National Strategy after vote is delayed
    AFTER THE CABINET presented the highly controversial 20-year National Strategy to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday, the assembly rescheduled the date to vote on the strategy and set up a committee to study it.
    politics
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