Sat, 01 Sep 2018 01:00
EXCLUSIVE: The half-century fight to save Huai Kha Khaeng: Honouring Seub’s legacy
“AT THE HEART of the success of wildlife conservation is the forest. With healthy forests and habitats, wild animals can survive. Such a principle is easily comprehensible even by those who do not have much knowledge.”
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
Beijing has violated Olympic charter to deprive Taiwan of Games
Following a wave of coercion used in recent months by China to make multinational business and airline operators change their designation of Taiwan, Beijing exerted its power again on July 24 to influence the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) to cancel Taiwan’s right to host the 2019 East Asian Youth Games.
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
Constituency designation after election law comes into effect: EC
THE ELECTION Commission (EC) will have to wait until the new law on the election of MPs becomes effective before it can designate constituencies for the next general election, the agency’s chief said yesterday.
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:00
New law to be tough on use of ‘social enterprise’
BUSINESS and individuals have been warned not to use the designation “social enterprise” to advertise their businesses under a proposed legislation.
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 01:00
King Rama IX to be honoured with seventh historical ‘The Great’ designation
THE GOVERNMENT is in the process of honouring HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej with the prestigious designation of “The Great”.
Mon, 28 Aug 2017 01:00
Russia’s designation of special zone on Shikotan cannot be overlooked
Russia’s recent move absolutely cannot be overlooked because it is a unilateral action that runs counter to the spirit of joint economic activities contemplated by the governments of Japan and Russia.
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01
Naver founder seeks ‘ownerless’ company designation
Lee Hae-jin, the founder of South Korean internet giant Naver, has visited the Fair Trade Commission to seek an “ownerless” status designation for the company, as it is set to obtain “large corporation” status and become subject to new antitrust regulations.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 09:40
LPGA Announces New Partner and Debut of LPGA Travel on LPGA.com
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announced today the debut of LPGA Travel on LPGA.com in partnership with HotelPlanner.com, a new member of the LPGA family as an Official Marketing Partner with the designation as Official Hotel Booking Resource of the LPGA.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:00
Special panel planned to change charter
CHANGES to the 2014 interim charter to allow the King discretion on the designation of a regent and to permit the prime minister to reacquire the draft constitution from the King so it can be adjusted was endorsed and promulgated on Sunday, as announced in the Royal Gazette website.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:00
NLA passes amendments to give King discretion on designation of regent
THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) passed an amendment to the 2014 Interim Charter yesterday in three consecutive readings that will allow the King discretion on the designation of a regent in the event of his absence from the country, or if he is incapable of performing his duties.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:00
Proposal to trim Kaeng Krachan heritage bid
AN AREA OF Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi that is being promoted for designation as a world heritage site may have to be reduced as neighbouring Myanmar maintains its strong stance in opposition to the United Nations recognition if a border dispute is not settled beforehand.
Sat, 02 Jan 2016 00:36
Phuket city hails Unesco's designation
Phuket City Mayor Somjai Suwansupana attributed the success in winning the inclusion into Unesco's Creative Cities Network to several parties from the ministries of Culture and Education, to educational institutions in the province and others.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 01:00
Western NGOs back Tier 3 TIP ranking for Thailand
TWENTY-FIVE Western NGOs have written to US Secretary of State John Kerry, supporting the State Department's decision to maintain Thailand's Tier 3 designation in the 2015 Global Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:52
Hotel zones may fuel conflict
More hotel zones are slated for designation around Myanmar, adding to those that already exist in Bagan and Nay Pyi Taw. This is a feature of Myanmar's rapid hotel development to accommodate a growing number of tourists in the country.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00
Myanmar's ancient cities join World Heritage list
Myanmar welcomes the designation of its ancient Pyu kingdom cities as a Unesco world heritage site, marking its first entry onto the UN cultural agency's prized list.