• Sat, 11 May 2019 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Medical marijuana’s LONG ROAD BACK
    71-year-old DECHA Siriphat has been licensed to practise traditional medicine, but he has a few more steps to go before he can begin giving his patients marijuana-based medication.
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:00
    Fears of election delay amid law amendment proposals
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:01
    Disasters now dubbed ‘national threats’
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in his capacity as head of the National Council for Peace and Order, has invoked Article 44 to amend the internal security law with the definition of “national threats” being expanded to cover disasters, including natural related incidents.
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:50
    Law amendments being prepared to pave way for local elections: Anupong
    The Interior Ministry is preparing the amendment of laws related to local elections in order to pave the way for holding the polls, Interior Minister General Anupong Paochinda said on Monday.
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  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:22
    Stiffer penalties await publishers of fake news in Philippines
    Philipppines' President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law amendments in the Revised Penal Code, which includes imposing stiffer penalties on publishing false news.
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  • Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:54
    Committee talks health security but finds no fixes
    Discussion of the Universal Health Coverage (UC) law amendment continues with a co-payment option still on the table, while the separation of public health workers’ salary from the UC fund is still in dispute. And no easy resolution is in sight.
  • Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:56
    GH Bank gets Cabinet blessing to issue lottery-saving products
    The Government Housing Bank said the Cabinet approved a law amendment that would allow the state-owned bank to issue lottery-saving products to help it mobilise capital.
  • Sat, 10 Sep 2016 01:00
    VN draft law opens up foreign ownership avenues
    VIETNAM’S Ministry of Planning and Investment has published draft law amendments, with some articles focusing on making foreign capital flow more smoothly into investments and enterprises.
  • Sat, 12 Mar 2016 01:00
    NLA votes to restructure PACC
    The National Legislative Assembly on Friday endorsed an anti-corruption administration law amendment that will result in the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission becoming a new agency.
  • Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:39
    Education law amendment not as soon as expected
    With student protesters set to march into Yangon if an amendment to the National Education Law is not passed by February 28, the Upper House parliamentary bill committee has explained why it is impossible to meet their deadline. It said opinions from all
  • Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:00
    Civic organisations support education law amendments
    Several civic organisations have announced their support to the draft of the national education bill agreed upon during negotiations between students and government officials and urge Parliament to enact the bill without delay.
  • Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:56
    4 laws need to be enacted urgently before next election
    Jet Thonawanit, chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee's sub-committee on existing law amendments, said four pieces of laws need to be urgently amended or enacted before the next election.
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  • Fri, 17 Oct 2014 01:00
    Traffic law amendments get initial nod
    Two minor traffic-law amendment bills yesterday sailed through their first reading at the National Legislative Assembly.
  • Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:00
    Court president faces revolt over law amendment move
    The president of the Supreme Administrative Court, Hasawut Withiwiriyakul, is facing a fierce challenge from fellow judges with 101 of them petitioning the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to reject a proposed amendment of an Administrative Court law.
  • Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00
    VN considering enterprise law amendments
    Lawmakers examined the draft amendments to the Enterprise Law, a proposal asking for National Assembly approval of the State budget balance for 2011 and some other issues.
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