• Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    Panel to study use of marijuana on mental health patients
    THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH (DMH)’S new panel will come up with guidelines on the use of marijuana for medical purposes and a recommendation on its use in treating psychiatric patients, which will be proposed to the Public Health Ministry’s Narcotics Control Committee, a senior official said yesterday.
    national
  • Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Mandatory health insurance for retirement visa holders likely to take effect in July
    FOREIGNERS aged 50 and above living in Thailand on a long-stay visa will likely have to buy health insurance from July onwards, as authorities are preparing guidelines to enforce the new rules.
    national
  • Sun, 28 Apr 2019 20:30
    Committee proposes guidelines to develop caves nationwide
    The National Cave Management Policy Committee has set three guidelines for creating awareness, participation and supporting operations for the benefit of natural resources, maintenance, conservation, rehabilitation and development into tourist attractions in the future.
    national
  • Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:44
    Year’s first rabies death prompts warnings
    Safety guidelines have been issued after a 32-year-old man in Surin became the first person this year to die of rabies.
    national
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thailand to unveil Asean tourism push
    Thailand is set to release comprehensive gastronomy guidelines for the Asean region by the end of this year to facilitate the recovery of tourism figures, after the industry has been hurt by a string of challenges, including dangerous air pollution in the North, the global economic slowdown and the strengthening of the baht.
    Economy
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
    Gas-chamber Chiang Mai still promoting sports, health tourism
    Almost 7 million people per year die from the effects of smoking tobacco and passive side-stream emissions. This epidemic is totally preventable using a basket of measures recommended under the World Health Organisation’s mPOWER guidelines.
    your say
  • Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:48
    Social media operators meet to plot best practice guidelines
    THREE big social media platforms have taken part in a workshop in Thailand that the organisers say was aimed at coming up with the best practice for use of social networks.
    Tech
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Cannabis : Clear guidelines ‘will attract amnesty seekers’
    UNDERGROUND CANNABIS USERS WILL NOT COME FORWARD IF CONDITIONS UNCLEAR: EXPERTS
    national
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:13
      Hot : South Korea retracts guidelines on look-alike K-pop stars
    Seoul - Government guidelines aimed at promoting more diversity in South Korea's K-pop world have been withdrawn after critics said they amounted to state censorship of a booming industry.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
    Kiatnakin Bank cautious in face of BOT rules tightening
    KIATNAKIN Bank Plc has set a modest 8 per cent target growth in loans for this year, down from the 18.5 per cent rise seen in 2018, amid rising worries over the central bank’s new macro-prudential guidelines and rising interest rates.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Asean industrial 4.0 plan first priority for Thailand 
    IN ITS FIRST move as this year’s Asean chair, Thailand is pushing for a cohesive regional industrial 4.0 development plan and to implement guidelines on non-tariff measures across the region. 
    Economy
  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:20
    Japan plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones
    The government plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones by fiscal 2020, reflecting the need for rules to prevent accidents as the use of such vehicles by the private sector is expected to increase, according to sources. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:40
    Warning issued after hydrogen-filled balloon injures boy
    After three people were injured on January 2 when a hydrogen-filled party balloon exploded inside a car, the Disease Control Department (DCD) has issued a warning and guidelines for reducing the risk.
    national
  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
    Cannabis growers will be given guidelines: Prajin
    FARMERS planning to grow cannabis once it is legalised for medical and research purposes next month have been told to contact authorities.
    national
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 06:52
    Trump panel recommends guns in schools to keep US students safe
    A safety panel set up by US President Donald Trump in the wake of numerous school shootings recommended Tuesday that schools consider arming staff, using veterans as guards and reversing Obama-era guidelines.
    Breaking News
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