• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thailand to junk three kinds of plastic by end of this year
    End of this year, Thailand will be free from three types of plastic – microbeads, cap seals and oxo-degradable plastics – and from four other types of single-use plastics by 2022, according to a road map that got the Cabinet’s initial nod on Tuesday.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    NCPO legacy will compromise human rights policies: analysts
    Ensuring human rights protection and social justice will remain a big challenge for the next democratic administration due to the 20-year national strategy created by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and its other legacies in the form of the Constitution and laws, analysts warn.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Myanmar urged to elevate 5G push
    AS GOVERNMENTS around the world gear up to usher in the fifth generation of wireless technology atop their digital agendas, Myanmar should follow this trend by adopting 5G as a national strategy for the next decade, a forum has heard.
    Tech
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:57
    Health authorities focus on ‘first 1,000 days’
    Health authorities are focusing on “The First 1,000 Days of Life” – from conception to second birthday – in a bid to improve Thais’ wellbeing, unveiling a programme at a conference in Ayutthaya that fits in with the government’s 20-year national strategy.
    national
  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 04:00
    The 20-year national strategy
    For the next 20 years, public administrations will be directed largely by the national strategy put forward by the National Council for Peace and Order. Governments failing to comply with the plan will face impeachment.
    national
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    National strategy: political gamesmanship and Thailand 4.0 don’t mix
    Reviewing the 20-year national strategy, it’s striking how few specifics are laid down. By itself, this should not be surprising since a strategy, by nature, is only meant to provide broad guidelines and goals while allowing flexibility in implementation to meet shifting circumstances in our fast-changing world.
    your say
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 11:17
    National 20-year strategy plan takes effect
    The junta's 20-year national strategy plan took effect on Saturday when it was published on the Royal Gazette.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
    20-year plan irreversible: PM
    SCHOLARS WORRY PRAYUT MAY USE NATIONAL STRATEGY AS A ‘POLITICAL TOOL’
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Weathering the cost of climate change mitigation challenge
    Thailand is getting more serious with the new climate mitigation obligation under the UN framework.
    national
  • 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
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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
  • 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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