• Tue, 02 Oct 2018 19:50
    Law change will help poor people who face lesser charges
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Act to allow those charged with offences punishable by less than 10 years in prison to get a temporary release without having to post bail in a bid to tackle crowded prison.
    national
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 06:57
    US senator suggests using Constitution to oust Trump
    US Senator Elizabeth Warren said Thursday it is time to invoke a constitutional amendment to remove President Donald Trump if top officials believe he can no longer fulfill his duties.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
    Election delay averted as push to amend EC bill withdrawn
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) member Mahannop Dechwitak yesterday said that he would stop pushing for an amendment to the already enacted Election Commission (EC) bill following criticism that the change would further delay an election.
    politics
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    NLA drops plan to amend EC law on poll inspectors
    After encountering heavy criticism, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) might revise its decision to seek an amendment to the Election Commission (EC) law, an NLA source said yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:49
    No election delay expected: Wissanu
    A move by legislators seeking to amend the Election Commission (EC) law is unlikely to result in further postponement of the general election but may affect the selection of senators, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 17:55
    Premier defends NLA amendment motion on election inspectors, but Meechai airs different view
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday defended a move by legislators seeking an amendment to the Election Commission (EC) law regarding the selection of election inspectors.
    Breaking News
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
    Proposed functional currency method for tax purposes
    THAI REVENUE Department (TRD) recently released draft amendment to the Thai Revenue Code (TRC) to introduce a new functional currency method, which may be adopted by the entities that use functional currency for accounting purposes (eligible entities).
    Economy
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    Proposed withholding tax on income from digital assets
    IN MARCH 2018, the Cabinet approved the draft amendment of the Thai Revenue Code (TRC) to include the definition of ‘digital assets’ and to propose a 15 per cent withholding tax (WHT) on income derived from such digital assets.
    Economy
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 07:00
    Wissanu mulls amendment to law on NBTC member selection
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday he was considering asking the Cabinet to pass an amendment to the law regulating the selection of new members for the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).
    politics
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
    DRAFT AMENDMENT TO GPF APPROVED 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the draft of the legal amendment to the Government Pension Fund Act which will pave the way for the Government Pension Fund (GPF) to set up a company to manage state agencies’ funds. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
    Proposed VAT on digital goods and services
    THE VAT treatment on supplies of digital goods and services continues to be an area of focus and rapid changes in many countries, affecting businesses around the world. In keeping with this trend, the Thai government is working on developing amendments to the current VAT law that will capture digital services.
    Economy
  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00
    Future Forward chief says no plan to push for Article 112 amendment
    Thanathorn’s stance a dampener for liberals but clarifies his position.
    politics
  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00
    Parties urge junta to lift ‘problematic’ political ban
    AMENDMENTS TO NCPO ORDER IN THE WORKS |BUT WISSANU REFUSES TO SPECIFY TIMETABLE
    politics
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