• Tue, 07 Aug 2018 14:33
    Cabinet appoints Sukhum as Public Health Ministry permanent secretary
    The Cabinet on Tuesday promoted Medical Sciences Department director-general Dr Sukhum Kanchanapimai as the new permanent secretary for the Public Health Ministry.
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  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:42
    Repay debts or suffer consequences, teachers warned
    The Justice Ministry’s deputy permanent secretary has warned schoolteachers who cease paying into a welfare fund that the outcome would be grim.
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  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    All 13 footballers in good health, but more test reports awaited
    THE 12 young footballers and their assistant coach rescued from a flooded Chiang Rai cave earlier this week were generally in good physical and mental health, showed no signs of stress and were able to sleep well, Public Health permanent secretary Dr Jessada Chokdamrongsuk said yesterday.
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  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 14:37
    Tourism Ministry to pay Bt64 million in compensation to Phuket boat victims
    The Tourism Ministry will pay compensations worth Bt63.96 million from its accident fund to victims of two boats that sank in the Andaman Sea near Phuket on July 5, the permanent secretary said on Monday.
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  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 11:48
    Former permanent secretary facing embezzlement charge found dead
    A former Social Development and Human Security Ministry permanent secretary who was being investigated for allegedly embezzling Bt88 million was found dead at his home on Friday morning in what is believed to be a suicide.
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  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    ‘Major infrastructure boost needed’ to cope with burgeoning tourism 
    THAILAND EXPECTS the number of international tourists to hit 60 million in 2030, forcing the country to expand its investment in developing the infrastructure needed to support them, up from an anticipated 38 million this year, Tourism and Sports Ministry permanent secretary Pongpanu Svetarundra said in an interview with The Nation. 
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  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:49
    Supplement scare prompts inspection of all factories
    All factories manufacturing dietary supplements and cosmetics will be inspected over the next three months, permanent secretary for public health Jessada Chokdamrongsuk announced on Monday.
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  • Thu, 10 May 2018 01:00
    Probe absolves top education official
    TWO AGENCIES have found no grounds to believe the current permanent secretary for Education or his predecessors have corruptly taken money from the Educational Fund for Life Development, Education Minister Dr Teerakiat Jareonsettasin said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 08 May 2018 19:22
    HANDS TO THE PLOUGH
    Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry’s permanent secretary Lertviroj Kowattana leads several officials in a full-dress rehearsal for the Royal Ploughing Ceremony in Sanam Luang on Tuesday.
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  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:44
    Family of elderly man fatally beaten by biker gets ministry compensation
    Justice Ministry permanent secretary Wisit Wisitsora-at on Thursday presented more than Bt100,000 in assistance money to the family of an 82-year-old Bangkok garbage scavenger who died last month after being kicked and beaten following a minor collision.
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  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:15
    Cabinet nod for top-level Interior Ministry reshuffle affecting 12 provinces
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved Interior Ministry senior-level appointments in 12 provinces, mostly in the North and Northeast. The ministry’s deputy permanent secretary, Supachai Iamsuwan, has been appointed the new governor of Chiang Mai, replacing Pawin Chamniprasart, who is to take over Supachai’s job.
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  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:48
    OFFICIALS MOVING UP
    Prasong Poontaneat has been promoted from revenue director-general to finance permanent secretary, replacing Somchai Sujjapongse, who recently resigned.
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  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:30
    Employers reminded to take migrant workers for healthchecks
    Public Health Ministry permanent secretary Dr Jessada Chokdamrongsuk has urged employers of the 190,056 online-registered migrant Myanmar, Cambodian and Laotian workers to remember to take them for medical check-ups at state hospitals before the deadline of June 30.
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  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:22
    Let top official at Finance quit, says Prayut
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday that he would not ask Somchai Sujjapongse, the former permanent secretary for finance, to stay on and was not worried about a potential rift between the Cabinet and top officials.
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  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00
    Finance chief moved to NESDB to shepherd 20-year govt plan
    THE Cabinet has approved the transfer of Somchai Sajjapongse, the Finance Ministry permanent secretary, to the post of secretary-general at the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) to take charge of the country’s 20-year strategic development blueprint.
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