• Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cash for rubber growers
    The government yesterday agreed in principle to the proposed cash relief measure for rubber growers at Bt1,800 per rai for a maximum of 15 rais, amid continuous fall in the product’s price. 
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    UK citizens living overseas should have their own MP 
    It looks increasing likely that, with the Brexit turmoil, Theresa May’s government will collapse and a general election is going to follow.
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  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Boost in workers’ skills necessary to propel nation forward: minister
    THE GOVERNMENT is focusing on technological enhancement to drive development, Labour Minister Pol General Adul Saengsingkaew said at the opening ceremony of the 2nd TVET (technical and vocational education and training) Forum in Bangkok yesterday.
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:38
    Judicial Independence in Asia
    The judicial system in Japan is considered to be free from the influences of the government, a significant evidence of the uncorrupt political system, according to the World Economic Forum executive opinion survey. 
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  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Top monk tells temples to work with locals, govt on ALRO land
    THE SUPREME patriarch has recommended that Buddhist parks or monastery woodlands go fenceless and welcomes joint management through engaging with locals and government agencies.
  • Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:11
    Tight security for Phoenix amid probe into boat tragedy
    The government has made the highest security measures for the just-salvaged “Phoenix” boat, which sank off Phuket province in July, taking with it the lives of 47 Chinese tourists.
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  • Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:26
    Seniors benefiting from ‘Time Bank’ helpers
    A “Time Bank” set up by the government’s Department of Older Persons in mid-August has 120 volunteers taking care of home-bound senior citizens.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 14:41
    Facebook asked to protect users in simmering Sri Lanka
    Sri Lanka's largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the "illegal" government.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
    Politics by numbers
    With the next election expected to be held on February 24, the general public and eligible voters can anticipate a new-look Parliament and government after a much-awaited national vote.
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:09
    State of emergency extended in deep South
    The government on Friday extended the state of emergency on three southern border provinces for three more months.
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:18
    Saudis issue charges but exonerate crown prince in Khashoggi murder
    The Saudi government exonerated the country's powerful crown prince of involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi Thursday as death-penalty charges were announced against five men and the US placed sanctions on 17 suspected of involvement.
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  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pro-junta Palang Pracharat Party wins many Pheu Thai members
    THE NEWLY-FORMED, pro-junta Palang Pracharat Party is pulling in more and more former MPs and government ministers, as well as celebrities.
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:44
    Urgent : Fourth minister resigns over draft Brexit deal: statement
    London - Junior Brexit minister Suella Braverman became the fourth British government minister to resign on Thursday in protest at a draft withdrawal agreement with Brussels.
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:39
    Pence says Trump-Kim meeting likely in New Year, won't accept broken promises
    Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will likely meet again after New Year, the US vice president said, but insisted his government would not repeat past mistakes where "promises are broken."
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:31
    60,000 foreigners eyed for nursing care in Japan
    The Japanese government presented on Wednesday the estimated maximum number of foreign workers to be accepted in 14 envisaged business fields over the five years from fiscal 2019, releasing such figures as 60,000 people in nursing care, 53,000 in eating out, 40,000 in construction and 36,500 in agriculture.
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