• Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:33
    His Majesty sends help to Phayao storm victims
    His Majesty the King on Wednesday graciously instructed Privy Councillor Jirayu Isarangkul na Ayudhya to hand out bags of necessities to 736 families who were affected by recent storms in Phayao province.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Clampdown on hospital brawls necessary, say authorities
    THE MEDICAL Council has warned that brawlers who invade hospitals after midnight will face a jail term of up to five years, adding that drunks should also be banned from hospitals unless they are injured.
    national
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 17:28
    Prem praises ‘non-corrupt’ government
    Privy Council president General Prem Tinsulanonda assured on Wednesday that the current government led by General Prayut Chan-o-cha is free from corruption.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Sluggish exports a worry
    The global economic slowdown, the prolonged US-China trade war, lack of clarity on Britain’s exit from the EU and trade sanctions from other countries have led to Thai exports failing to achieve their target in the first quarter of the year, the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said, while urging quick formation of the new government to set an economic stimulus package.
    Economy
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
    Council helps farmers, patients register for medical marijuana
    THE NATIONAL Farmers Council (NFC) is preparing to help farmers and patients register for medical marijuana, which has just been legalised.
    national
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:30
    Prayut to end his weekly TV programme on March 29
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who is also leader of the National Council of Peace and Order, said on Tuesday that he will stop delivering his weekly televised speech from March 29 onwards.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
    HK steps up trade  initiatives to boost ties with Thailand 
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is continuing its initiatives to strengthen the economic relations between Thailand and Hong Kong with the founding of InnoSpace Thailand, Thai Access to International Markets Competition, and SME Idol – incubating projects for SMEs that profit from The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Development Plan.
    Economy
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    NCPO legacy will compromise human rights policies: analysts
    Ensuring human rights protection and social justice will remain a big challenge for the next democratic administration due to the 20-year national strategy created by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and its other legacies in the form of the Constitution and laws, analysts warn.
    national
  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:05
    Prem, frail at 98, still keen to vote
    Prem Tinsulanonda, president of the Privy Council, was among voters casting their ballots in advance on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 18:11
    Khungying Patama attend  QOC's 40th Anniversary celebration
    H.H. Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), invited IOC member  Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul and Dr. Somsak Leeswadtrakul, Advisor to President of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), to join the 40th Anniversary of the QOC at Marsa Malaz Kempinski in Doha on  March,14 2019.
    sports
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:05
    Chemicals industry trumpets its role in world economy
    The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has released an analysis of the chemical industry’s contributions to the global economy, coinciding with the start of the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly. 
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  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 04:00
    Thai law allows those suffering to take steps to end their lives
    Thailand has not legalised euthanasia or assisted suicide like other countries but there is Section 12 in the National Health Act that allows a person to make a “living will in writing” to pass away naturally and peacefully, Medical Council secretarygeneral Dr Itthaporn Kanachareon said yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Negative factors squeeze export numbers in January
    Thai exports saw an unexpected 5.7 per cent slump year on year in January, pointing to impact from the baht’s appreciation, the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said, while urging exporters to use local currencies to reduce financing costs and foreign exchange risks.
    Economy
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 01:00
    ‘Most probable successor of Al-Qaeda’: UNSC blacklists Osama bin Laden son
    Saudi Arabia also announced on Friday it had revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden via a royal decree in November.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    Park’s special status ‘at risk’ over drilling hole
    Thailand’s Sri Thep Historical Park in Phetchabun may lose the chance to become a World Heritage Site if the government allows an oil company to build a drilling hole nearby, according to Wison Kosotanon, president of the Phetchabun Culture Council.
    national
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