• Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    ‘Why can’t soldiers be active in politics if people accept them?’
    Amid the rush to register new political parties, one group is open to enrolling members from the military and also backs junta leader and premier General Prayut Chan-o-cha. The Nation’s KAS CHANWANPEN speaks to Chuan Chuchan, the man who has sought registration for his party, whose name Palang Pracha Rath echoes that of the government scheme launched last year, to understand his political stance.
    politics
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:08:00
    No law prevents Prayut from becoming a political party adviser: Wissanu
    Deputy Premier Wissanu Krea-ngam on Tuesday affirmed that Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha was eligible to be a political party adviser, amid speculation that the PM would be invited to take up such a role with the new Palang Pracha Rath Party.
    politics
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Prayut cagey as party seeks to enlist him as chief adviser
    A NEWLY registered political party reportedly is seeking Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha to become its chief adviser.
    politics
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:58:43
    Deputy PM dismisses notion that Palang Pracha Rath Party formed to back junta
    Deputy Prime Minister General Chatchai Sarikulya on Monday dismissed speculation that one of the new political parties, Palang Pracha Rath (Power of Public State), had been established in order to back the ruling junta.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:43:34
    Prawit distances himself from Palang Pracha Rath party
    Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has denied knowing about a new political party to be founded to support Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as the next premier after the general election.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Enterprises urged to seize digital potential
    THE Ministry of Digital Economy and Society has urged related state agencies to encourage more communities to capitalise on the Pracha Rath broadband Internet network to benefit from digital technology.
    Economy
  • Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Smart village plan pulls in partners for tech vision
    THE Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has formed partnerships with four companies and 11 startup enterprises to develop a smart village project in line with the government’s Pracha Rat policy.
    Economy
  • Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:30:00
    Pracha Rat markets open in Chiang Mai
    Chiang Mai province on Tuesday launched Pracha Rath markets, with one serving the entire province in front of the Government Office Complex and 25 district-level ones, as part of the government’s efforts to boost vocational opportunities for farmers, low-income earners and people without access to market space.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Saha Group supports Pracha Rath goals for economy
    Citing so-called public-private-people partnerships as a major mechanism to drive the country’s economy, Saha Group says it is supporting the government’s public- private collaboration scheme in a bid to contribute to sustainable growth in the country.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Government, private sector in joint push for e-commerce
    THE government is implementing the digital scheme under the fifth five-year National Social and Economic Development Plan from 2017-2021 by integrating the work of different state agencies as well as the Pracha Rath scheme which also integrate the government and private sector.
    Economy
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:23:43
    Phang Nga park cited for success in reducing trash in the sea
    Ao Phang Nga National Park will be cited at a regional meeting this week as an example of Pracha Rath (public-private partnerships in development) being put to use in managing seaborne plastic waste.
    travel
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Poor really are getting poorer in Thailand
    ACADEMICS SAY CURRENT WELFARE POLICY IS COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE, MAKING RICH RICHER
    national
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:09:55
    Pracha Rath market registration proves popular
    The number of people registering for the government’s Pracha Rath markets, aimed at boosting vocational opportunities for low-income earners and those without places to sell goods, has soared to 12,574 in the first two days of project registration.
    national
  • Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Thong Fah welfare smartcard system rife with problems
    ALMOST 20 days since low-income earners’ welfare smartcards were activated – enabling them to buy basic food and items at Thong Fah (Blue Flag) Pracha Rat cut-price stores – the programme’s roll-out continues to be rocky.
    national
  • Sat, 02 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    GRASSROOTS ECONOMY MINISTRY TO ENTICE FUND CONTRIBUTIONS
    Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak is planning to launch a tax reduction measure to entice the private sector, state enterprises and the public to make contributions to a Pracha Rat fund for the grassroots economy next year.
    Economy
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