• Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:00
    One step closer to legalisation
    As the prime minister ponders allowing marijuana for medicinal use, experts point out the benefits of recreational cannabis.
    national
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    8% export growth target set for 2019
    AMID the escalating US-China trade war, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said an export growth target of 8 per cent has been set for next year, while Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said Thailand plans to produce for export products affected by the trade spat.
    Economy
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:30
    No cave-rescue movie plans: culture minister
    No one has signed the rights to make a movie about the Tham Luang cave rescue, amid news that Universal Pictures had signed a deal, the Culture Ministry said on Wednesday.
    national
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:46
    Ceremony marks royal cremation anniversary
    Culture Ministry is hosting the “His Majesty will live in our hearts eternally” exhibition at Bangkok’s National Museum from October 25 to November 2, Culture Minister Vira Rojpojanarat told a press conference today (Thursday) at the National Museum.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:21
    French minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi
    French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday he was pulling out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:33
    Indonesian manpower minister proposes 8.13% rise in minimum wage
    Manpower Minister Hanif Dhakiri has proposed an 8.13 percent rise in the provincial minimum wage (UMP) for 2019, saying an increase of that amount was based on data issued by Statistics Indonesia (BPS) on inflation of 2.88 percent and economic growth of 5.15 percent.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:37
    Somkid plans moves to draw back Chinese tourists
    Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Thursday that he may have to hold talks with the Chinese government in Beijing to find ways to boost the number of Chinese tourists to the kingdom.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:22
    Airports to test facial recognition technology
    Deputy Transport Minister Pairin Chuchotethavorn has instructed the Airports Department to test facial recognition technology at the department's airports.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:42
    Multimillion-dollar assistance for Lao dam collapse victims
    Developers of the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Hydropower project have extended a multimillion dollar aid to the victims of the dam collapse for relief and recovery operations in Sanamxay, Lao Deputy Prime Minister said this week.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Malaysians needn’t worry: the bond between Anwar, Mahathir is strong
    Newly installed member of Malaysia’s parliament Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad are two brave-hearted leaders Malaysians can be proud of. Not just that, the two are respected statesmen who will resist any temptation that could imperil their ambition of leaving an everlasting legacy for their country’s future generations. 
    opinion
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Prayut plans ‘lively’ chats with public via Facebook Live
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha, who now calls himself Tuu Digital, will use live streaming as a way to reach out to people, Puttipong Punnakanta, deputy secretary-general to the premier, said yesterday.
    politics
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Rajabhat teacher degree to be cut back to 4 years
    Shorter course will not mean drop in quality, insists deputy education minister.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:17
    G7 calls for 'transparent' probe in Khashoggi case
    Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven called Tuesday for a "transparent" probe into the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and regime critic, saying they were "very troubled" by the case.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Prayut’s move into social media seen as stunt to boost popularity
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday showed strong signs of transitioning towards post-election politics, citing the need to carry out national reform and strategy.
    politics
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:00
    Parisian footwear with Thai flag colours triggers netizen outrage
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the Foreign Ministry and concerned agencies to look into fashion footwear from Paris incorporating the colours of the Thai flags into its design, after it caused outrage among some social media users.
    national
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