• Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Varsities reject plan for new dept
    FOUR KEY university networks voiced opposition yesterday to the establishment of the Higher Education Department.
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Drugs busters employ fresh technology to kill new ‘highs’
    THE OFFICE of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has been training personnel in drug analysis to handle new illicit substances, following a Chinese analysis lab’s recent discovery of 230 new psychoactive substances.
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    E-commerce parks touted as spur for growth
    THE development of e-commerce parks, mainly at universities and other educational institutions, will be one of the key facilitators in advancing the country’s economy in an era of disruptive technologies, said Deputy Prime Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong.
  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
    Cannabis growers will be given guidelines: Prajin
    FARMERS planning to grow cannabis once it is legalised for medical and research purposes next month have been told to contact authorities.
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
    E-commerce and cybersecurity a focus of 
    E-COMMERCE and cybersecurity, together with Internet governance and data privacy, will be key topics among Asean member states after Thailand assumes the bloc chair in 2019, says Air Chief Marshall Prajin Juntong, deputy prime minister and minister of justice.
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    New committee to help resolve issues over marijuana patents, says Prajin
    THE GOVERNMENT expects the controversy over cannabis-related patents to end within two weeks, with discussions for a solution focusing on national interests and the benefits to Thai people.
  • Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:07
    Prajin hospitalised with back problem
    Deputy Premier and Justice Minister Prajin Juntong has been hospitalised for inflammation of the intervertebral disc and is expected to spend up to a week in treatment, according to his spokesman.
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Marijuana bill shortened to allow quicker legislation
    With only 17 articles, cannabis may become legal next month; Prajin vows strict control.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    Boonsong in urgent need of spinal surgery
    FORMER COMMERCE minister Boonsong Teriyapirom, who is serving a lengthy jail term for corruption, is suffering from severe health problems that could lead to paralysis without proper treatment, Deputy Premier and Justice Minister Prajin Juntong said yesterday.
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:00
    No province is free from drugs: Prajin
    Prevention of smuggling key to solving problem, says ONCB chief.
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 19:30
    Junta to mark coup with video on achievements
    The government is producing a video and a publication to present its achievements over the past four years after the military coup in May 2014, Deputy Prime Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong said on Thursday.
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  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:55
    Second hospital for prisoners approved for Chatuchak near first hospital
    A 12,968-square metre plot of land in Bangkok’s Chatuchak district has been earmarked for construction of a second Medical Correctional Hospital to provide quality medical care to inmates as well as to the general public, following Deputy PM and Justice Minister ACM Prajin Juntong’s approval to the plan.
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:25
    EU asks questions about rejection of Election Commission finalists
    The European Union’s Ambassador to Thailand, Pirkka Tapiola, on Friday asked for comments from Deputy Prime Minister Prajin Juntong regarding the National Legislative Assembly’s (NLA) rejection of seven final candidates for the new Election Commission on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:56
    PM dismisses report of deputy’s role in early release of ‘Kamnan Poh’
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday dismissed a report that one of his deputy PMs, ACM Prajin Juntong, had sought a connection with the Palang Chon Party with a view to garnering support for him in the next election.
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  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 17:35
    Prayut wishes King a happy new year
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha with his wife Naraporn, as well as his deputies General Prawit Wongsuwan, General Prajin Juntong and General Chatchai Sarikulya, and his secretary-general General Wilas Arunsri on Monday signed well-wishers’ books at the Royal Palace to wish His Majesty the King a happy new year.
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