Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:53:57
Future Forward Party launches with challenge to ‘non-democratic power’
The Future Forward Party officially debuted on Thursday, led by 39-year-old tycoon Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and legal scholar Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, with a clear agenda to promote a non-military, participatory democracy.
Sat, 03 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Stepping up trade is top of the agenda at Asean retreat
ASEAN'S DIGITAL economy may have immense potential to grow but it will not flourish if the regional bloc does not facilitate trade and investment between its members, said Singapore’s Trade and Industry Minister (Trade) Lim Hng Kiang.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00:00
HRW denounces ‘meaningless’ junta promises about human rights
THE MILITARY government’s human right agenda was meaningless as it had failed to fulfil repeated pledges to respect basic rights and restore democratic rule, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) stated yesterday.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:10:28
Govt justified in maintaining watch on ‘law-breaking’ election activists, PM insists
Only a day after announcing human rights as a national agenda, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha announced on Tuesday that his junta government would continue keeping a watch on activists calling for the long-delayed general election.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Govt human rights ‘pretence’
HUMAN RIGHTS defenders lashed out at Thailand’s declining situation in regard to personal freedoms despite efforts by the ruling junta yesterday to promote human rights as a national agenda item.
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:47:03
No firm commitment to hold polls in Nov: Wissanu
MOST NLA MEMBERS BACK DELAY IN ENFORCEMENT OF MPS ELECTION LAW, EFFECTIVELY DELAYING ELECTION; DEMOCRAT LEADER SEES ‘HIDDEN AGENDA’
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 01:00:00
China a target as Trump intensifies trade offensive on eve of Davos meeting
President Donald Trump begins 2018 making good on his aggressive “America First” trade agenda, with China as a primary target.
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:00:00
An urgent agenda for the country
These real national missions must have zero politicisation
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Top themes identified for this year after the finalisation of Basel III
WITH THE FINALISATION of Basel III, the regulatory agenda in Asia Pacific will now become firmly focused on the future, according to Deloitte's Financial Service Regulatory Outlook for 2018.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Jordan’s push for Palestinian capital reveals Arabs’ real agenda
Re: Arabs seek recognition for Palestine capital in East Jerusalem: Jordan”, World, January 8.
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Public sceptical of junta fight against graft: watchdog
WHILE THE junta continued to claim that fighting corruption was on its agenda over the past year, the state-centric approach brought into question whether junta leaders were truly serious about dealing with graft – or were instead using the issue for their own benefit or to attack particular parties, an anti-graft watchdog has said.
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Paiboon straddles military contradiction in support of Prayut
A FAMILIAR face linked to the ruling junta, Paiboon Nititawan’s agenda seems clear but at the same time conflicting.
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 14:34:55
‘Social contract’ on the agenda in lead-up to election
The reconciliation preparation committee chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan will meet to follow up the government’s reconciliation plans, and prepare for the general election, after the New Year festival ends.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Fears of election delay amid law amendment proposals
CRITICS QUESTION WHETHER HIDDEN AGENDA BEHIND NEW PUSH BY REGIME SUPPORTERS
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:29:10
This simple question can bridge the digital divide
THERE is a real danger of creating a digital divide in our company if we are not able to explain our digital transformation agenda simply and clearly. This is even truer in support functions such as finance, human resources or communications.