Fri, 28 Sep 2018 06:50
Philippine central bank grants e-money license to Grab
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has granted an e-money license to Grab, which will enable the ride-hailing company to provide its consumers a number of additional payment services, aside from rides and express delivery.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
Govt ‘has not sold film rights for Tham Luang cave rescue’
THE GOVERNMENT has not granted intellectual rights of the rescue of the Mu Pa (Wild Boar) football team and their coach to any filmmakers despite several reports saying that Universal Pictures has secured deals with the Australian divers and the football team, Lt-General Weerachon Sukondhapati-pak said yesterday.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:41
Unesco visits Kui Buri park to gauge situation
Representatives of Unesco’s World Heritage Committee visited the Kui Buri National Park on Sunday to gather information about the conflicts it has been hit with, and gauge if the Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, which it is part of, can be granted the World Heritage Site status.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:09
Six accused of torching royal portraits acquitted
Six young Thais accused of setting portraits of some Royal Family members on fire have been granted rare acquittals, their lawyer said yesterday, escaping strict royal defamation charges that can carry 15 years in jail.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:47
Rights and Liberties Protection Department gets additional Bt210 million to pay crime victims
The Rights and Liberties Protection Department has been granted an additional Bt210 million from the central fund on top of its 2018 budget of Bt300 million.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:49
Court releases ‘fake news’ lottery vendor Thanawat on bail
The Samut Sakhon provincial court on Wednesday afternoon granted a Bt300,000 bail release to the controversial lottery vendor Thanawat “Pete” Kamhaengpon.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 19:00
Motorcycle racer gets bail after sentencing
Motorcyclist Akarakit “Benz racing” Worarojcharoendet, who was sentenced earlier on Friday to eight years in prison for money laundering, was granted Bt1-million bail with a condition that he wears an electronic-monitoring device and cannot leave the country without a judge's permission.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 19:30
Cave heroes to receive royal medals
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn has granted Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn medals to 114 foreigners and 74 Thais who were involved in the rescue of 12 Wild Boar soccer players and their coach from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai from June 23 to July 11, Prime Minister’s Office Minister Suwaphan Tanyuvardhana said on Thursday.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 12:34
ID cards granted to 48 stateless Thais in Trat
Forty-eight stateless Thais in Trat were given citizenship and identification cards on Thursday morning.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 11:17
Property firm earns social enterprise status
The Social Development and Welfare Department under the Social Development and Human Security Ministry has granted approval to Lumpini Property Service and Care Co Ltd, a service business arm of LPN Development Plc, to operate as a social enterprise.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 17:45
His Majesty grants 20 tonnes of hay for flooded-affected cattle
His Majesty the King has granted 20 tonnes of hay to cattle farmers in flooded provinces, the Livestock Development Department chief said on Thursday.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Would a Thai person be granted membership of the alt-right?
Yesterday’s edition of Have Your Say brought a rich treasure-trove of nuggets worthy of a little nitpicking.
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
Thai govt’s vision renews stateless minorities’ hopes
Two weeks ago, three football players and their coach, who were rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave last month, were granted Thai nationality and presented with ID cards in a ceremony hosted in Chiang Rai province.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 18:17
Mu Pa citizenship approval explained
The Interior Ministry on Thursday clarified the reasons why three Mu Pa footballers and their assistant coach were granted Thai citizenship.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:04
Myanmar still not giving free access
The United Nations said Myanmar has not yet granted its staff independent and effective access to Rakhine, though two months have passed since the signing of a deal on helping the country create conducive conditions for Rohingya repatriation.