• Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Stringent measures afoot to tackle air pollution
    THAILAND AIMS to reduce the health impacts from air pollution by 25 per cent by 2030, while there will be stricter monitoring of air pollution and prevention measures this year during the haze season in the North and Bangkok.
    national
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
    Rights activists call for stringent laws to stop premature marriages
    CHILDREN’S RIGHTS defenders are calling for legal actions and a legal amendment to tackle the increasing number of “premature” marriages throughout the country. Such marriages harm the children involved, say the activists.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Customs gets tough over toxic imports
    More stringent checks planned to reduce rising trend of plastic and e-waste influx.
    national
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 17:30
    More stringent anti-smoking efforts mark ‘No Tobacco Day’
    Thailand made significant efforts to curb smoking on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, which falls on May 31 every year.
    national
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00
    Asian Games organisers need to be fully prepared
    Security concerns have given a new headache to organisers of the upcoming Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang following a spate of terror attacks in a number of cities across Indonesia. The organisers plan to implement stringent security measures to ensure the safety of thousands of athletes turning up for the sporting event and those attending the Games.
    opinion
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:53
    Groups call for new definition and more law enforcement in forests
    The definition of forests as well as more stringent law enforcement is needed to solve forest encroachment and conflicts, the first public hearing of the natural resources and environment reform committee heard yesterday.
    politics
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:26
    Nationwide protest against EU fishing regulations
    Fishermen across the country staged a protest against the European Union on Thursday over its stringent regulations regarding illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Thailand.
    national
  • Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:00
    Air pollution alert in 14 provinces
    Start with enforcing stringent diesel emissions. Rolling coal is cool on inane YouTube videos, not so much on public roads. 
    your say
  • Wed, 05 Jul 2017 01:00
    Banks look to positives from stricter personal loan controls
    THE Thai Bankers' Association (TBA) says that proposed official measures to impose more stringent conditions on personal loans will have only a limited impact on commercial banks and that they may help to improve the quality of their loan books.
    Economy
  • Fri, 30 Jun 2017 20:13
    Employers get breathing space as govt delays new migrant worker law
    The government will delay enforcing stringent measures to penalise violators of the new foreign labour law by 120 days to minimise negative impacts on employers and migrant workers, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 May 2017 01:00
    Loan growth to be low as non-bank lenders remain 
    THE VALUE OF non-bank personal loans is expected to grow by only 3-5 per cent this year, since all non-bank lenders are keen on preserving asset quality with more stringent credit criteria.
    Economy
  • Fri, 21 Apr 2017 01:00
    Chinese parts in NK missile debris show Beijing not serious about sanctions
    North Korea’s failed missile test on Sunday provides an opportunity for the United States to press for more stringent sanctions and for China to demonstrate its willingness to curb Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions.
    opinion
  • Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:26
    Commerce Ministry, ISOC crack down on piracy
    Th Commerce Ministry has joined force with the Internal Security Operations Command to stringently suppress intellectual property right violations in the Kingdom, resulting with copy goods seizure up to 3.6 million items worth more than Bt1.7 billion in recent.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 01:00
    Local officials’ chokehold must end for cleaner air across China 
    Despite the Chinese central government’s stringent rules on pollution control and emissions, improvement in air quality nationwide continues to fall short of public expectations, especially in the north of the country which is often smothered by heavy smog.
    opinion
  • Mon, 19 Dec 2016 01:00
    Government drive urges foreign tourists not to buy fake goods
    THE COMMERCE MINISTRY has solicited the support of foreign embassies to launch a “Stop Fake Goods” campaign targeting travellers, while the government says it will stringently inspect traders for counterfeit goods |and examine their tax-payment history.
    Economy
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