• Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    Devil is in the details of 20-year national strategy
    With the National Legislative Assembly’s unanimous vote to approve the National Strategy, the new law will have binding effect and impose penalties for non-compliance on future governments for the next 20 years.
    your say
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 20:16
    Council of State tasked with finding way out of primary voting dilemma
    The Council of State has been assigned to find a solution to allow political-party members’ participation in the selection of MP candidates, as the new timeframe set by the junta continues to pose problems for the primary voting required under the new law on political parties.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    Constituency designation after election law comes into effect: EC
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) will have to wait until the new law on the election of MPs becomes effective before it can designate constituencies for the next general election, the agency’s chief said yesterday.
    politics
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Anti-corruption body sues Thaksin for abuse of power
    THE NATIONAL Counter-Corruption Commission (NCCC) has filed a new lawsuit against former premier Thaksin Shinawatra for an alleged abuse of his power while in office, dating back to his 2003 authorisation for the Finance Ministry to administer the Thai Petrochemical Industry’s (TPI) rehabilitation plan.
    politics
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:00
    New law to pave way for same-sex partnerships
    Proponents hail it as progressive step towards legalisation of gay marriage.
    national
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
    HOME LEASING New law causes concerns 
    Property consulting firm Jones Lang LaSalle (Thailand) Ltd (JLL) said that the new residential leasing law , effective on May 1, will make it more challenging for landlords to handle tenants who violate any of the agreed-upon terms and conditions of a binding contract.
    Real Estate
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00
    Anger at new junta law banning populist policy
    POLITICIANS yesterday lashed out at the junta’s latest move to block populist policy with a new law.
    politics
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:01
    Facebook, Google warn Singapore against 'fake news' law
    Singapore - Internet giants Facebook and Google on Thursday warned Singapore against introducing new laws to combat "fake news", saying that existing legislation is adequate to address the problem.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 01:00
    Thaksin refuses to participate in telecoms case under new law
    FORMER PREMIER WILL NOT HAVE A LAWYER PRESENT IN ONE-SIDED ‘INQUISITORIAL’ TRIAL
    politics
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:00
    New law to be tough on use of ‘social enterprise’
    BUSINESS and individuals have been warned not to use the designation “social enterprise” to advertise their businesses under a proposed legislation.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:23
    NACC law set to be referred to Constitutional Court
    Members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) who disagree with a new law allowing anti-graft commissioners to remain in the office said on Wednesday that they expected to gain the 25 signatures required to file a petition to the Constitutional Court on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:06
    Ten upcoming laws touted as ‘protecting’ children
    Ten new laws will be introduced this year by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) in what the government trumpets as a “comprehensive” effort to protect children, including a particular focus addressing drug use and teenage pregnancy.
    national
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00
    Thai men first same-sex couple to marry in Queensland under new law
    TWO THAI MEN were among the first same-sex couples in Queensland to get married following passage of Australia’s historic marriage equality bill.
    national
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 01:00
    NLA happy with work done during the past year
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) has expressed satisfaction with its overall work in the past year, during which it passed 271 laws, including organic bills. It is also expecting to see many more new laws passed in 2018 in relation to political reforms and the national strategy.
    politics
  • Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:20
    Australia introduces tough new laws on child sex tourism
    New laws designed to stop paedophiles convicted in Australia from travelling overseas to offend again came into effect Wednesday, with the government saying it will make vulnerable children safer.
    Breaking News
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