Mon, 09 Jul 2018 20:16
Council of State tasked with finding way out of primary voting dilemma
The Council of State has been assigned to find a solution to allow political-party members’ participation in the selection of MP candidates, as the new timeframe set by the junta continues to pose problems for the primary voting required under the new law on political parties.
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:06
Chon Buri policeman in apparent suicide
A traffic policeman was found hanging from a window frame of his house in Chon Buri on Monday morning.
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
Dialogue must continue to mend G-7 divisions
The framework for the Group of Seven advanced nations, a structure for supporting world prosperity and stability, faces a crisis. Close dialogue must be continued to mend the state of division among the G-7 countries.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
Is it feasible for a country to run entirely on renewable energy?
Midway through the two-week 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, the presidential election results in the United States were announced. The result, Donald Trump winning the election, was a bombshell for the COP.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
BTS ‘months away’ from finalising joint investment in |high-speed airports rail link, with PTT possibly in the frame
BTS Group Holdings Plc expects to finalise within months a deal for joint investment in the high-speed train project that will connect the Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U-Tapao international airports.
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
Banks urged to back fintech push
THE financial technology (fintech) sector is facing difficulties of capital mobilisation shortage, an inadequate legal framework and banks’ hesitance in co-operation, said Le Minh Hung, governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
Thu, 31 May 2018 16:56
Queen Elizabeth II has a framed photo of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
It’s been a little over a week since the Royal Wedding and we wonder how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are finding the married life so far. We haven’t been seeing much of them lately but we did see some news about Queen Elizabeth II.
Wed, 30 May 2018 12:46
First ANA A380 rolls out of assembly hangar
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has announced that airframe assembly is completed on its first A380 aircraft in Toulouse, France.
Tue, 08 May 2018 16:39
Thais framed for ‘smile of happiness’ on Red Cross Day
To celebrate “World Red Cross Day 2018” on Tuesday, the Thai Red Cross Society has invited Thais to be among 30,000 people creating a composite “smile of happiness”, by changing their profile frames online into those of the organisation’s annual “smile”-themed celebration frame.
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00
NBTC board backs plan for auction of spectrum licences
THE National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board yesterday approved the watchdog's plan to auction 1800MHz licences and the process timeframe.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:48
Stock photo agencies cash in on Khmer Rouge tragedy
A woman with short-cropped hair stares directly into the camera, her head cocked slightly to the side. On her lap is a sleeping infant just barely in the frame.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:51
Wonderframe in the frame
Spotify is introducing young hip-hop star Wonderframe as Thailand’s First Early Noise 2018 Featured Artist on its playlist, the global music streaming subscription service announced this week.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00
Integrating strategies to deal with ever-changing risks
DUE TO THE ever-changing nature of risk, we often hear terms such as ‘emerging risks’ and ‘disruptions’ popping up in discussions among top executives and in the boardroom. Together with higher expectations from stakeholders on transparency and accountability, a robust framework to manage risk is needed.
Sun, 25 Mar 2018 17:19
Reducing cyberbullying requires cooperation between sectors
The Digital Economy and Society Ministry and DTAC have joined hands to set up a collaborative framework to fight cyberbullying.
According to a 2017 survey from the National Statistical Office (NSO), 15- to 24-year-olds, had the highest Internet penetration rate at 89.8 per cent.
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
30-day deadline for rabies vaccine probe
THE AGRICULTURE and Cooperatives Ministry has set a 30-day timeframe for its probe into alleged irregularities in its rabies-vaccine procurement.