Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
Russia shouldn’t distort historical facts on isles
The foreign ministerial talks between Japan and Russia were held in Moscow. It has marked the first meeting since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe named Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Russian President Vladimir Putin named his Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to be in charge of peace treaty negotiations.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
Asean foreign ministers to focus on a win-win Indo-Pacific strategy
Asean foreign ministers will seek to find a common Indo-Pacific strategy during their informal meeting in Chiang Mai today to deal with the changing geopolitical situation.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:07
"Urgent" meeting held Wednesday on smog
Pollution Control Department and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration on Wednesday hold an urgent meeting on Wednesday in their latest efforts to battle with
the persistent smog while dust particles continued to blanket the capital.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:00
First ever LGBT+ ‘family meeting’ called as partner bill debated
As a draft bill that would legalise same-sex civil partnerships is being considered by the National Legislative Assembly, a “family meeting” is being held by the activist group Love United Thailand on January 19.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
SE Asia’s giant undergoes surgery to unclog traffic-congested arteries
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has spoken. “We cannot continue like this,” the former Jakarta governor told a meeting on Greater Jakarta traffic earlier this week.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:00
Asean meeting under Thai chair to discuss contentious issues next week in Chiang Mai
Asean foreign ministers will next week gather in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai to brainstorm on various vexing issues, including the Rakhine crisis, South China Sea, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and an Indo-Pacific Strategy aiming to maintain its “centrality” for regional security architecture.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
Getting to know Woo
Up-and-coming South Korean actor Woo Do Hwan will host his first fan meeting at Dr Thaworn Phornprapha Auditorium on the fifth floor of Siam Motor Building on Rama I Road on February 2 at 3pm.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
Doi Suthep network boycotts meeting, wants a clearer stance from PM on rehabilitation of forest
THE NETWORK to Reclaim Doi Suthep Forest yesterday boycotted a meeting, as it pressed the government to make clear its stance on the rehabilitation of the forest that was encroached on by now-abandoned residences for judges and court officials.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
700MHz auction up for debate
THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board will hold an extraordinary meeting on January 15 to discuss the draft rule for auctioning the 700MHz band.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
Ministry set for first SEOM meeting here
THE MINISTRY of Commerce will host the first Asean Senior Economic Officials’ Meeting (SEOM) in Bangkok form January 12-18 to push for economic issues and to conclude negotiations on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) this year.
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 23:10
Carving a NICHE in lifestyles
Apple-connected Copperwired has built a loyal following BY meeting the needs of the digitally savvy
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
Meeting up with Peppa
British preschool animated television series “Peppa Pig” takes up temporary residence in Bangkok from February 15 to 17 in a musical show “Live Celebration 2019” at GMM Live House on the eighth floor of CentralWorld.
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 01:00
Asean worries about Thailand’s ability to lead grouping amid political challenges
CAN THAILAND handle the upcoming general election and also chair Asean in the same year?
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
Medical price controls to be discussed by agencies in Jan
THE COST of medical services is up for discussion at a meeting of the Commerce Ministry’s Central Committee on Prices of Goods and Services on January 9 as it considers applying price controls. Meanwhile, the cost of medical supplies will be discussed by stakeholders, who will make a future proposal to the central committee.
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
Will Thais tolerate this abuse of power for ever?
A seating plan for the pro-junta Palang Pracharat fundraiser released to the public was apparently supposed to be a secret. In fact their meeting was a closed affair attended by many government ministers and officials and they raised over Bt600 million.