• Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:06
    JETRO, Thai government pledge future cooperation
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday asked the Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) for added investment in the aviation, medical and digital economy sectors during a meeting with the outgoing president of the organisation and his successor.
    national
  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
    Get taxis up to speed with Thailand 4.0
    PM Prayut should bring the taxi business in line with Thailand 4.0 by taking six steps: 
    your say
  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
    New government to be ready by middle of July, PM assures
    AMID SPECULATION and concern about the failure to set up a Cabinet three months after the March election, Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday confirmed that the new government would be ready by mid-July.
    politics
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:04
    Prayut to raise new economic trends in G20 summit
    As Asean chair, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will at this weekend’s G20 summit in Osaka raise discussions on new trends in world economy, trade and investment, innovation and inequality, government spokesman Werachon Sukondhapatipak said.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Prayut must not squander shot at Asean redemption 
    Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will hopefully be both able and willing to use the major diplomatic endorsement he received from leaders of the 10-member Asean to unite the divided nation.
    opinion
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    With Prayut at helm, Asean being blown off course 
    First major meeting under Thailand’s chairmanship revealed icebergs ahead for regional bloc
    opinion
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Room for CLMVT trade growth: PM
    THE CLMVT (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand) subregion is set for significant growth in internal cooperation and investment in the next decade, said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha along with trade officials from the five countries.
    Economy
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:30
    CLMVT region to become ‘value chain hub’  of Asia and the world, PM tells forum 
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Monday that the Thai government firmly believed that mainland Southeast Asia had the potential to grow into a new economic centre of both Asia and the world, and that the region would become a “value chain hub”.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:58
    Prayut’s failure to set up Cabinet questioned
    In a Facebook post on Monday, anti-junta politician Chaturon Chaisang asked if General Prayut Chan-o-cha was purposely dragging his feet in terms of setting up the new Cabinet because he enjoyed the status quo. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Jun 2019 18:10
    Vietnam PM seeks quick movement on strategic partnership with Thailand
    Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called for early finalisation of the Plan of Action on Implementing the Vietnam- Thailand Strategic Partnership for the next five years, while mapping out key dimensions of bilateral relations.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Jun 2019 14:35
    US keeps Thailand in Tier 2 on people trafficking
    Thailand has maintained its Tier 2 status in the United States’ latest Trafficking in Persons Report, released this month.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Jun 2019 01:00
    Phuket’s beaches still unguarded as monsoon threatens drowning epidemic  
    Two-and-a-half years ago, the International Surf Lifesaving Association (ISLA), the world’s leading lifeguard development organisation, filed a formal appeal to Prime Minister Prayut on behalf of Phuket’s lifeguards. The message from experienced local lifeguards was simple:
    your say
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:43
    Prayut asks Chinese bank boss for investment 
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday urged China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to back development in the Mekong region through the Thai-sponsored Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS).
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    Prayut now prey to ‘wolves’ of democracy
    Elected politicians in his own party are baying for Cabinet posts – and there may be nothing the new PM can do to satisfy them
    opinion
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    New Cabinet to be ready by month-end: PM
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday that he would finish putting together his Cabinet by the end of this month but was yet to make a decision on whether he would take the post of defence minister.
    politics
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