• Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    Why Sweden is the world’s finest home for families
    With respect to Erica Komisar’s op-ed “The Human Cost of the world’s most famous welfare state” (The Nation, July 13) I believe the author has missed the greater point of Sweden’s comprehensive family-leave and childcare policies.
    opinion
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:15
    Pattaya cabbies demand higher minimum charge
    Major General Popanan Luengpanuwat, head of the National Council for Peace and Order in Chon Buri, called a meeting on Thursday in a bid to tackle the issue of Pattaya taxi drivers allegedly taking advantage of tourists.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
    Telecom regulator pledges effective spectrum management to embrace Thailand 4.0 initiative
    THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has planned to ensure more effective spectrum management as its core competency to embark on the Thailand 4.0 model, according to the regulator’s secretary general Takorn Tantasith.
    Economy
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
    Bigots can’t tolerate difference – or debate
    I know that The Nation has a relaxed policy when it comes to letters content.
    your say
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
    Banks await accounting rules switch
    COMMERCIAL banks and financial institutions across the country are required to implement a new international financial reporting standard from the beginning of 2020, according to the National Accountancy Body (NAB).
    Economy
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
    GHB makes strides in shift to digital services
    GOVERNMENT Housing Bank (GHB) is making progress with its shift to providing digital services and will complete the transition by the middle of next year, the bank’s chief executive officer Chatchai Sirilai said in an interview with The Nation.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 06:44
    US arrests Russian agent for conspiring to influence US politics
    A 29-year-old Russian woman has been arrested for conspiring to influence US politics by cultivating ties with political groups including the National Rifle Association.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:44
    No free sex-change operations for transgenders: Health office
    The National Health Security Office (NHSO) has dismissed reports that transgenders will be able to get sex-change operations for free under the country’s universal healthcare scheme.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:44
    NLA channels Bt12.7m into junta schemes
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday voted unanimously to reallocate the national budget of nearly Bt13 billion from government agencies to the common funds for the junta-initiated grand schemes, the 20-year national strategy and the Pracharat policy.
    politics
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:52
    NLA sets aside Bt12.7bn emergency fund
    The National Legislative Assembly on Friday passed a bill to transfer Bt12.73 billion from the fiscal 2018 budget to emergency funds for the poor and development projects under the 20-year national strategy.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    Wage rise for judges gets first nod
    THE National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday overwhelmingly approved in principle a government motion seeking salary increases for judges, public prosecutors and members of independent organisations. The NLA’s first reading voted to pass amendments to five laws regulating personnel of the relevant agencies, as proposed by the Cabinet.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
    Forestias blazes new trail with green architecture
    PROVIDING A natural and sustainable living for the well-being of families is the goal of Forestias, a Bt90-billion project designed by Magnolia Quality Development Corporation, Associate Professor Dr Singh Intrachooto, chief adviser of its Research and Innovation for Sustainability Centre (RISC), told the The Nation.
    Real Estate
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    Echoes of regime change in foreign coverage of cave drama 
    Has The Nation lost it’s way by not keeping a journalistic eye on all the different groups who are exploiting the cave drama for political gain?
    your say
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    Devil is in the details of 20-year national strategy
    With the National Legislative Assembly’s unanimous vote to approve the National Strategy, the new law will have binding effect and impose penalties for non-compliance on future governments for the next 20 years.
    your say
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    Household debts cast long shadow
    INCOMES drawn by the nation’s households are likely to begin recovering but their debts remain a drag on consumer spending, Yunyong Thaicharoen, chief economist of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), said yesterday.
    Economy
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