• Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:42
    Prayut ready to stand as PM candidate
    Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday morning ended a week’s deliberation by announcing he had accepted the Phalang Pracharat Party’s invitation to stand as its candidate for prime minister.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:14
    Clashes between fighting forces continues in Myanmar
    Since the fighting between Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) and Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO) in December last year, monasteries and homes have been burnt down, local residents stranded in the battle and some fled to safer places.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:06
    NLA agrees on new land and property tax rates
    After 19 months for deliberation, the National Legislative Assembly unanimously voted on Friday to pass new land and property tax rates which will come into effect on January 1, 2020.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:38
    Japanese govt must detail measures to accept foreign workers
    Deliberations on the bill to revise Japan’s Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law have started at a plenary session of the House of Representatives. The legislation would create new types of residence status to expand the scale of accepting foreign workers.
    opinion
  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 14:13
    Government asked to submit draft laws no later than end of year
    The National Legislative Assembly has asked the government to send the last bill for it to deliberate no later than the end of this year, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 19:30
    Water Resources bill gets strong NLA backing
    The Water Resources Bill sailed through the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday, after more than 19 months of deliberations.
    national
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 12:31
    Students call for online protest over new ‘gag orders’
    Student activist group Education for the Liberation of Siam has called for the use of the hashtag “#studentcantsay” on Facebook and Twitter to protest Education Ministry regulations on student conduct seen as restricting their freedom of political expression.
    national
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:19
    Moon says ending division of two Koreas will achieve 'true liberation'
    President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday used his Libration Day address to pitch his Korea peace drive, calling for railway, energy and economic cooperation with the North as a cornerstone for Northeast Asian peace and prosperity. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
    A welcome breakthrough in Mindanao
    A measure of autonomy granted, it now falls to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front to tame the region’s remaining rebels
    opinion
  • Sat, 28 Jul 2018 13:11
    Cabinet to consider six local election bills next month
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Saturday that six local election bills would be submitted to the Cabinet for deliberation by next month.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
    Tibet part of ‘dirty war’ the West is waging against China 
    Re: “Why China’s liberation of Tibet was no such thing”, Have Your Say, April 28.
    your say
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 01:00
    Why China’s ‘liberation’ of Tibet was no such thing 
    Re:  “Even most Britons acknowledge British Empire was a criminal enterprise,” Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00
    China’s military drills far more than simply ‘sabre rattling’ 
    The People’s Liberation Army held live-fire military drills on Wednesday in the Taiwan Straits sending a clear political message to both the island and the world: The Chinese mainland will never allow Taiwan to secede from the motherland.
    opinion
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00
    Wheels turn on ride-hailing study
    A STUDY into ride-sharing services has been handed to the Department of Land Transport (DLT) ahead of deliberations that could pave the way for US-based industry leader Uber to operate legally in Thailand.
    business
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:04
    Thai courts handled heavy workload last year
    Thai courts took on around 1.82 million cases for deliberation and ruling last year, Office of the Judiciary secretary-general Sarawut Benjakul said on Tuesday.
    politics
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