Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
Decision to slowly phase out paraquat met with stiff opposition
CONSUMER PROTECTION activists voiced firm objection to Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach’s proposal to ban the use of paraquat chemical in three years instead of one year.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 17:30
Cabinet approves extra Songkran holiday, making it five-day weekend
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to make April 12 an extra holiday for Songkran, making the Songkran weekend a five-day holiday period.
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
Medical price controls to be discussed by agencies in Jan
THE COST of medical services is up for discussion at a meeting of the Commerce Ministry’s Central Committee on Prices of Goods and Services on January 9 as it considers applying price controls. Meanwhile, the cost of medical supplies will be discussed by stakeholders, who will make a future proposal to the central committee.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
THAI expects Cabinet nod next month for purchase of new aircraft
SUMETH Damrongchaitham, president of Thai Airways International, said he expects the Cabinet to approve the airline’s proposal to purchase new aircraft by next month.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
Boys are boys and girls are girls – let’s get used to it
Good news for America’s youngsters – the Trump administration is challenging the LGBT tyrants with a proposal to restore biological truth to the definition of sex, and to scrap the dangerous nonsense of “gender identity” and “transgenderism” which has messed up the brains of so many poor kids, often leading to suicide.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
NOD TO BOND ISSUE
Gulf Energy Development Plc’s board of directors has approved a proposal to issue 10-year debentures worth Bt10 billion for business expansion, according to the company’s report to the Stock Exchange of Thailand yesterday.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:05
Preah Vihear’s ancient Koh Ker temple seeks World Heritage Status
The Cambodian government is preparing a proposal to register the ancient Koh Ker temple in Preah Vihear province as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Bus reduction proposal sparks fierce online debate
A POLICE proposal to reduce the number of old, decrepit city buses plying Bangkok’s Ramkhamhaeng Road to ease traffic congestion during morning and evening rush hours was widely criticised on Thai social media yesterday.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
VAT relief for welfare recipients backed
A PROPOSAL to reimburse the holders of state welfare cards for the value-added tax (VAT) they make on purchases has won backing from a prominent think tank.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:59
Anger at plan to curb surfing on Sydney's iconic Bondi beach
A proposal to ban surfing on most of Australia's iconic Bondi Beach has triggered anger among the local boardriding community.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
VAT ON E-COMMERCE, INTERNET PLATFORMS
The Cabinet yesterday approved a proposal to collect VAT from foreign|e-commerce and Internet platforms.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:59
Cabinet nod for proposal to collect VAT from foreign e-commerce vendors, Internet platforms
The Cabinet on Tuesday gave a green light to collect 7-per-cent value added tax from foreign vendors and e-commerce platforms, Government Spokesman Maj-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said.
Sat, 26 May 2018 01:00
Sugar lobby battles sweet drinks tax
THE Vietnam Sugarcane and Sugar Association has voiced concerns against a government proposal to impose a special consumption tax of 10 per cent on sweet drinks.
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
Manipulation and resistance
A red-shirt leader’s proposal to found a party just for red shirts is risky, but he’s probably right about why it’s needed
Sun, 01 Apr 2018 01:00
New efforts to rescue digital TV Licensees
NBTC TO SEND ANOTHER PROPOSAL TO WISSANU AFTER PM REFUSES TO USE HIS SPECIAL POWERS