• Thu, 30 Aug 2018 17:45
    NLA approves 2019 budget
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday approved the government budget bill for fiscal 2019, in which Bt3 trillion has been set aside for the ministries and their projects and expenditure.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:17
    New driving laws almost ready to take to Cabinet, says source
    A revamping of fines and jail terms for Thai motorists driving without a licence will soon be submitted to the Cabinet and then on to the National Legislative Assembly for approval, a source at the Department of Land Transport clarified on Wednesday.
    national
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
    Election delay averted as push to amend EC bill withdrawn
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) member Mahannop Dechwitak yesterday said that he would stop pushing for an amendment to the already enacted Election Commission (EC) bill following criticism that the change would further delay an election.
    politics
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    NLA drops plan to amend EC law on poll inspectors
    After encountering heavy criticism, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) might revise its decision to seek an amendment to the Election Commission (EC) law, an NLA source said yesterday.
    politics
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    Politicians see NLA proposal as a poll delay tactic
    AFTER SOME members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) moved to amend the organic law governing the Election Commission (EC), some politicians said they are afraid another ploy may surface to delay the planned elections.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:49
    No election delay expected: Wissanu
    A move by legislators seeking to amend the Election Commission (EC) law is unlikely to result in further postponement of the general election but may affect the selection of senators, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 17:55
    Premier defends NLA amendment motion on election inspectors, but Meechai airs different view
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday defended a move by legislators seeking an amendment to the Election Commission (EC) law regarding the selection of election inspectors.
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  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
    Amended transfer pricing law expected to be in force early 2019
    THE DRAFT of the law amending the Revenue Code on transfer pricing, which was approved by the Cabinet early this year, has been submitted to the National Legislative Assembly for consideration. Based on the information, the transfer pricing law will be in force for the accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2019.
    Economy
  • 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.
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  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:46
    Cabinet gives green light for tax on property  owners benefiting from infrastructure projects
    The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed with the Finance Ministry’s proposal in a draft bill to collect a windfall tax from property owners benefiting from expressway, mass transit, high-speed rail, airport and other infrastructure projects. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    Devil is in the details of 20-year national strategy
    With the National Legislative Assembly’s unanimous vote to approve the National Strategy, the new law will have binding effect and impose penalties for non-compliance on future governments for the next 20 years.
    your say
  • 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.
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