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.
Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Mandatory health insurance for retirement visa holders likely to take effect in July
FOREIGNERS aged 50 and above living in Thailand on a long-stay visa will likely have to buy health insurance from July onwards, as authorities are preparing guidelines to enforce the new rules.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
The internet needs new rules. Let’s start here
Technology is a major part of our lives, and companies such as Facebook have immense responsibilities.
Sat, 02 Mar 2019 10:38
Another sex video scandal rocks Australian rugby league
Sydney - Australian rugby league was rocked by another sex video scandal Saturday, just days after the sport's bosses introduced tough new rules following a spate of damaging off-field incidents.
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
New rule to provide tax refunds for foreign tourists
IN AN effort to encourage tourist spending and empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the Indonesian government will revise a regulation pertaining to value-added tax (VAT) that would allow foreign tourists to get tax refunds for their spending.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:15
China allows UBS to control local securities business
UBS has been authorised by China's securities regulator to take a controlling stake in a local business, making the Swiss giant the first foreign bank allowed to do so under new rules.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
Moving banking to solid grounding and higher level of security
BANKS IN the changing world of financial intermediation is based on data and insights from Panorama, according to McKinsey’s eighth annual review of the global banking industry “New rules for an old game” by McKinsey’s proprietary banking research arm.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:00
Don cleared to retain Cabinet post as court says wife complied with shareholdings rule
THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court ruled yesterday that Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai can retain his Cabinet seat, as his wife had complied with the new rule on share ownership within the legal deadline.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:34
Philippines opens cleaner, stricter Boracay to tourists
Tourists landed by the boatload Friday on the Philippines' Boracay island, which re-opened with a slew of new rules after a six-month shutdown aimed at undoing the impact of years of being loved to death by millions of holidaymakers.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
GSMA calls for Asian countries to lift barriers on data flow
THE GSM Association (GSMA) is calling on Asian countries to promote cross-border data flows, embrace Asia’s two key privacy frameworks and set up new rules and regulations on cross-border data flows.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
Thai university admission system revamped in response to criticism
THE THAI UNIVERSITY Central Admission System (TCAS) has devised a new schedule and new rules, aiming at solving problems detected earlier this year.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:00
New rules ban students from ‘indecency’ and ‘inappropriate’ displays of affection
The Cabinet has approved the Education Ministry’s new regulations banning students from holding public gatherings, “inappropriate” displays of affection and causing public nuisance.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:18
Dua Lipa makes a stop in Bangkok
British pop singer and songwriter Dua Lipa will be performing her smash hits “Hotter Than Hell”, “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)”, “Scared to Be Lonely”, “New Rules” and “IDGAF” in her first concert in Thailand being staged at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani on September 17.
Fri, 11 May 2018 15:48
Wall Street banking giant JP Morgan looks to expand in China
Wall Street titan JP Morgan Chase has become the latest firm to apply for a controlling stake in a Chinese securities venture, taking advantage of new rules Beijing put in place last month as part of a move to open up the economy.
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 18:26
New rules ‘worry’ former members of established parties
The current political party law has damaged the existing parties’ membership bases and the country’s efforts to restore democracy, according to Nikorn Chamnong, director of Chat Thai Pattana Party.