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
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.