• Fri, 09 Nov 2018 20:24
    The King’s Advisers
    The 16 membrrs of the Privy Council appointed by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn upon his accession to the throne in 2016
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:00
    Eyes turn to Council of State as legalisation of marijuana hits snag
    THE NARCOTICS Control Committee will seek further input before deciding whether to reclassify marijuana, which is now a prohibited narcotic, to enable its use for medical purposes.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    University council members urged to shelve resignation plans
    EDUCATION Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin has urged council members at state universities to hold back their planned resignations, as there is still a possibility they may be exempt from the new asset-declaration requirement.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    Higher penalty if doctors flee mandatory public service
    Medical council says other changes needed to keep state hospitals staffed.
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:49
    His Majesty sends 3,000 blankets to poor people in Korat
    His Majesty the King graciously had a privy councillor hand out 3,000 blankets to poor families in Nakhon Ratchasima on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:00
    Cabinet nod for draft law setting up Digital Economy and Society Council
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved in principle the draft law establishing the Digital Economy and Society Council.
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cabinet nods to act 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the Digital Council for Economic and Social Development act,  said cabinet’s spokesman Phuthipong Punnakan after the  meeting yesterday.
  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 04:00
    The 20-year national strategy
    For the next 20 years, public administrations will be directed largely by the national strategy put forward by the National Council for Peace and Order. Governments failing to comply with the plan will face impeachment.
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:03
    HK manufacturers urged to diversify supply-chain bases
    More Hong Kong manufacturers are considering relocating or already moved their supply-chain bases on the Chinese mainland to other countries to mitigate the negative effects of rising trade tensions between China and the United States, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) warns.
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    Mahathir makes time for his old friend Prem
    Two highly placed men met in Bangkok yesterday to recall their close friendship. The visitor was Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, 93, and the host Privy Council President General Prem Tinsulanonda, 99. 
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    The Asean Insurance Council (AIC), a regional platform for the Asean insurance industry, is seeking insurers’ support in financing a sustainable development of the Asean economy, said Evelina F Pietruschka, secretary-general of AIC yesterday.
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:54
    'Ongoing genocide' underway against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims: UN
    A genocide is still underway against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, a UN fact-finding team said Wednesday as it presented a report at the Security Council calling for the matter to be referred to the International Criminal Court.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:22
    Interior minister dissolves Muang Ubon Ratchathani council
    Interior Minister Gen Anupong Paochinda has issued an order to dissolve the council of Muang Ubon Ratchathani Municipality on the grounds that it obstructed development by refusing to approve the municipality's budget.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    UN abdicates role as rights defender
    By admitting several countries notorious for trampling basic freedoms onto its rights council, the General Assembly has let humanity down
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    NCPO orders undermine political parties; a hurdle to free and fair election, say politicians
    THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the orders it has issued remain a major obstacle in ensuring a free and fair election, a public forum on elections and the country’s future was told.
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