• Thu, 10 May 2018 01:00:00
    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.
    national
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 19:22:14
    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.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:44:31
    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.
    national
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:15:21
    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.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:48:15
    OFFICIALS MOVING UP
    Prasong Poontaneat has been promoted from revenue director-general to finance permanent secretary, replacing Somchai Sujjapongse, who recently resigned.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:30:00
    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.
    national
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:22:49
    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.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    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.
    national
  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:42:09
    Agencies sign cooperation MoU to boost potential of tourism SMEs
    The Tourism Department, the Industry Ministry’s Office of the Permanent Secretary, and the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand (SME Development Bank) on Friday signed sign a memorandum of understanding to launch the “Cooperation Programme to Boost the Potential of Tourism SMEs”.
    Economy
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Krungthai heeds call on digital currencies exit
    Krungthai Bank will cease handling cryptocurrency transactions from the Thai Digital Asset Exchange (TDAX) following a request from the Bank of Thailand that the country’s banks halt such transactions, said chairman Somchai Sujjapongse, who is also finance permanent secretary.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:34:18
    Permanent secretary to decide on Chanthaburi governor’s resignation
    Interior Ministry permanent secretary Chatchai Promlert will make the decision whether to accept the resignation of Chanthaburi Governor Withurat Srinam following an embarrassing mix-up of terms used in an official document that he had signed.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:21:42
    Minimum wage could be increased by more than Bt15 a day
    The Labour Ministry’s permanent secretary, Jarin Chakkaphark, said on Thursday that the Tripartite Wage Committee would pass a resolution on an increase to the minimum wage by January 15.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Forum to help boost Asean tourism
    ASEAN’S showcase tourism initiative will be held in Chiang Mai next month as a key element of a plan to boost growth in the number of visitors from outside the region by up to 6 per cent next year, the Tourism and Sports Ministry's permanent secretary, Pongpanu Svetarundra, said in the northern city yesterday.
    Tourism
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:50:08
    NHSO denies drug supply issues linked to new procurement system
    The National Health Security Office (NHSO) has stated that there is not a shortage of medicines related to the recent adjustment of the procurement system, but several drugs were in short supply due to other factors such as production issues and natural disasters, Public Health Ministry permanent secretary Dr Jessada Chokdamrongsuk said.
    national
  • Tue, 05 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Well-timed support for embattled senior official
    THE EMBATTLED Justice Ministry deputy permanent secretary Pol Colonel Dusadee Arawuit yesterday received a grateful message from the families of two men who had been wrongfully accused of murder.
    national
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