Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Election delay? It’s gerrymandering, stupid
Gerrymandering, according to Wikipedia, is “a practice intended to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries”.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Education Fund hit by delayed and lower budget allocation
THE GOVERNMENT budget allocation for the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) has been delayed and amount earmarked will also be lower than expected.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
Future Fund edges closer with filing
THE long-delayed Thailand Future Fund (TFF) has taken a step closer to launch with a regulatory filing for an initial public offering (IPO) of units in the infrastructure fund.
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00
Operators unfazed as Myanmar slows
YOUNG entrepreneurs in Myanmar remain upbeat on the country’s economic outlook despite weakening of the kyat, high inflation and delay to reform.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:47
Dusit Zoo closing delayed until September 30
As a gift to supporters of the Dusit Zoo the organisation behind the much-loved animal enclosure will delay its permanent shuttering in central Bangkok until September 30, the operation announced on Friday. The zoo was originally scheduled to close on August 31.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 06:30
Speed of Rohingya return is up to Bangladesh: Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya refugees would return to Myanmar, appearing to blame Dhaka for the delay.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:30
Halep, del Potro advance at rain-hit Cincinnati
Simona Halep and Juan Martin del Potro completed rain-delayed second-round victories Thursday as organizers tried to get the weather-hit ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters back on track.
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Election delay averted as push to amend EC bill withdrawn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.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Romsit loses AMLO post for failure to expedite politically sensitive cases
POL MAJ-GENERAL Romsit Viriyasan was abruptly removed from his top post at the Anti-Money Laundering Organisation (AMLO) largely because he failed to expedite a number of |long-delayed politically sensitive |cases, especially since the general election is looming, well-informed sources said.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Enough studies – let’s help the Rohingya
Politics and delaying tactics have gulled those who were earnest about ending the crisis
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:41
Amending EC law will have serious consequences, politicians warn NLA members
POLITICIANS have warned junta-appointed legislators to think twice about amending the Election Commission (EC) law, as doing so could further delay the next general election.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
Politicians see NLA proposal as a poll delay tactic
AFTER SOME members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) moved to amend the organic law governing the Election Commission (EC), some politicians said they are afraid another ploy may surface to delay the planned elections.
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.
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 15:02
Armed Forces reshuffle lists delayed as top brass skip breakfast meeting with Prawit
The commanders-in-chief will submit reshuffle lists of their armed forces staff to Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan next week, Army chief General Chalermchai Sitthisart said on Saturday.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 16:06
Air traffic controllers for MH370 in KL and Saigon did not follow SOPs, says safety probe
PUTRAJAYA: Air traffic controllers in Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City did not act according to standard operating procedures on March 8, 2014, causing a significant delay in detecting the disappearance of Flight MH370.