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
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00
TRADE BODIES SEEK REVAMP OF DUTY-FREE CONCESSION
Representatives of Thai Retailers Association, the Thai Duty Free Shop Trade Association and the Thai Shopping Centre Association yesterday submitted a proposal to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha calling for a revamp of the system on granting concession to duty-free shops in order to ensure transparency and fairness.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:39
EU palm oil move can result in retaliation
MALAYSIA will take all necessary steps to protect its palm oil industry and the 650,000 oil palm smallholders, including retaliating against the European Union (EU) if it were to pass a proposal to ban palm oil in biofuel beginning 2021.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00
Court review of organic bills will not delay poll, Prayut promises
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday gave his assurance that the chief charter drafter’s proposal to have the Constitutional Court interpret two organic bills essential to hold the election should not cause any further delay to the poll timeline.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 01:00
Cut-price bid lobbed for Manila airport
CONSTRUCTION and engineering firm Megawide Construction Corp and GMR of India have submitted a US$3 billion unsolicited proposal to upgrade and rehabilitate the highly congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00
TAT official denies boat ban at Phi Phi’s Maya Bay as parks grapple with environmental toll
A PROPOSAL to close Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi Ley to boats to limit damage to the beach was just an idea that was still being considered, the head of Krabi’s tourism office said yesterday.
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 01:00
Polls back change to pension age
PROPOSAL TO BE SUBMITTED TO SSO TO PUSH ELIGIBILITY TO 60 TO GIVE TIME TO SAVE
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00
Labour group opposes cuts in contributions to social-security scheme
THE CONFEDERATION of Thai Labour (CTL) has expressed opposition to a proposal to cut employers’ and employees’ contributions to the national social-security scheme.
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:00
Housing loan policy ‘too good to be true’
Proposal to help low-income earners raises question on practicability.
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 18:24
Tax breaks for travellers to 55 provinces
Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to give tax breaks to Thai travellers who visit less-popular domestic destinations, said Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:10
Tax-break plan for domestic travellers
The Revenue Department will submit to Cabinet a proposal to give tax breaks to Thai travellers who visit less-popular domestic destinations,
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:20
Paiboon to file proposal to suspend primary system
Former junta-appointed reformer Paiboon Nititawan plans to file a proposal to suspend the primary voting system stipulated in the Political Party Act, with the stated intention to “reduce the process for parties given the limited timetable”.
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 20:00
Meechai airs disapproval of proposal to allow NACC eavesdropping, warns NLA of possible consequences
Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) chief Meechai Ruchupan on Tuesday showed his disapproval of the proposed authority of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to eavesdrop on phone conservations, and warned that if legislators allowed such clauses, it could have negative consequences for them.