• Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Concerted efforts being made to fight smog, govt assures
    ALL CONCERNED agencies have joined forces to tackle the capital’s smog problem through stricter enforcement of existing laws, while academics suggested that schools and offices be closed on days when air pollution is severe, as PM2.5 is expected to rise to harmful levels again during this weekend.
    national
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Group accuses govt of insincerity over cannabis patents
    THE CIVIL SECTOR for medical marijuana has raised doubts about the Intellectual Property Department’s (IPD) apparent reluctance to reject cannabis-related patent applications filed by two firms.
    national
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Group sets Friday deadline to govt for election date, vows to up the ante with rallies
    WITH THE government failing to fix the date for the election and pushing for it to be delayed by a month, pro-election groups are rallying for a show of strength both in and out of Bangkok to put pressure on the ruling junta.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Govt to create data centre to help farm supply match demand
    THE OFFICE of Agricultural Economics (OAE) will work with other government agencies to develop a data analytics system as part of the government’s effort to upgrade the management of Thailand’s farm sector.
    national
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    THAI keeps ‘A’ rating due to govt support
    TRIS Rating has affirmed the company rating for Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) at “A”, along with ratings on THAI’s outstanding senior unsecured debentures.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:19
    US govt shutdown to enter record 22nd day in border row
    The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall was set to enter a record 22nd day Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:11
    US govt shutdown compromises Miami airport operations
    The international airport in Miami has been forced to shut down one of its terminals early for three days due to a shortage of security agents sparked by the partial US government shutdown now in its 21st day.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
    Border provinces are ‘occupied’ for good reason
    Re: “For many the presence of govt troops is a constant reminder that the historical homeland is now occupied territory”, The Nation, January 10.
    your say
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Group calls for govt pension for all senior citizens
    THAILAND needs to provide a pension to all its senior citizens to mitigate the impacts of two major problems – an ageing society and economic disparity – welfare campaigners urged.
    national
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Next govt urged to focus on SMEs, reskilling
    THE post-election government should focus its policies on supporting Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), reskilling the workforce, and continue the ongoing infrastructure development plans, according to Yunyong Thaicharoen, first executive vice president and head of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB)’s Economic Intelligence Centre.
    Economy
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Bt145 bn rice  sales as govt  clears all stock 
    ALL 16.84 million tonnes of rice in the government stockpile have now been released to the markets, securing some Bt145.08 billion in sales over the few years, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
    Economy
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Saudi teenager’s fate hangs in the balance
    GOVT SHIFTS LINE ON ASYLUM SEEKER AFTER GLOBAL OUTCRY; SAUDI TEENAGER IS ALLOWED TO STAY IN THAILAND FOR FIVE DAYS UNDER THE CARE OF UN
    national
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Govt to help medical facilities overcome language barriers
    AS part of measures to ease the expanded acceptance of foreign workers scheduled to start in April, the Japanese government is planning to help facilitate the use of tablet devices with translation functions at medical facilities. The step is one among a comprehensive package of support measures compiled at the end of last year to promote coexistence with foreign nationals.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:33
    Amid netizens uproar over likely poll delay, EC tells govt to publish decree
    Left holding a hot potato to determine the election date, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday said it was ready to hold an election and was only waiting for the government to issue the royal decree.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Govt throws ball in EC’s court while suggesting a month’s delay in elections
    THE JUNTA-BACKED government yesterday tossed a hot potato toward the Election Commission (EC), putting the onus on the agency to decide the date of the general election taking into account the preparations for the royal coronation ceremony, while suggesting a month’s delay from the tentatively scheduled February 24.
    politics
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