• Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:10
    Junta critics taken off Voice TV 
    JUNTA CRITICS Sirote Klampaiboon and Virot Ali were removed from a Voice TV news show yesterday for allegedly being sarcastic and biased against the military-led government. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    PM urges local leaders to help maintain peace
    KEY GOVERNMENT figures yesterday asked for cooperation from local community leaders to help maintain peace and order in the run-up to the election.
    politics
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:41
    Trade spat perils put spotlight on need for effective strategies
    Short-term challenges from the escalating trade spat with the United States have reassured Chinese officials and experts of the need to support market-oriented reform and opening-up, with a particular focus on reducing debt and limiting government intervention.
    business
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Roadmap to digital society in the work
    The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society is drawing up a road map towards creating a “paperless and cashless society” in line with government policy.
    Economy
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 10:23
    Hanoi urges its citizens to stop eating dog meat
    An international animal welfare charity has welcomed the news that the city government is considering banning the consumption of dog meat in certain areas.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    Pact notches up science research as Thailand seeks to take lead in Asia
    The government has signed an International Cooperation Agreement (ICA) with CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, as part of its drive to take Thailand to the forefront of science.
    Tech
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:27
    Somkid credits government policies for buoyant stock market
    Economic growth will accelerate next year as confidence and investment increase following an announcement about the general election and amid generous state spending, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Australia’s Machiavellian wannabe leader must face court   
    For the sake of good governance, Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton must be referred to the High Court. Without question his family childcare business, hiding behind a trust instrument has received $5 million from the government.
    your say
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Elections will be held on Feb 24, govt maintains
    POLITICAL OBSERVERS REMAIN SCEPTICAL, CITING |THE JUNTA’S FLAWED RECORD OF KEEPING PROMISES 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Political motive seen in PM’s love for pop-idols
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha became ota (a big fan in Japanese) for AKB 48 yesterday as the J-pop idol girl band put on a special performance for him at Government House. Yet observers saw a hidden political message in the event.
    national
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:25
    PM hosts Japanese girl group
    The prime minister greeted the Japanese idol girl group AKB 48 at Government House on Thursday, where six prominent members of the band also performed briefly for him.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:24
    Google promises to reject all political ads ahead of 2019: Minister
    Communication and Information Minister Rudiantara said on Thursday that Google had agreed to help mitigate the potential for political conflicts in Indonesia and assured the government that it would not accept any political advertisements ahead of the country's 2019 general election.
    business
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    What you need to know about withholding tax refund
    IN 2013, the government reduced the corporate income tax rate from 30 per cent to 20 per cent as a tax incentive for international companies to invest in Thailand. However, while the tax rate was reduced, the withholding tax rate remained the same. This has resulted in a greater demand for withholding tax refunds.
    Economy
  • 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.
    national
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Government must rein in PTT before it’s too late
    A few years ago, PTT expanded into the coffee shop business (Café Amazon). More recently the energy giant stated it would add a fried chicken franchise, Texas Chicken, to its portfolio.
    your say
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