Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
Doubts rise over new law covering healthcare
The government is obviously overburdened with medical schemes, but is reform proceeding as it should?
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:00
New law offers unprecedented medical benefits for workers
Nearly 10 million Thai employees nationwide would enjoy enhanced healthcare benefits under the Workmen’s Compensation Act (second edition 2018).
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:06
Political party fundraising still banned: EC
Political parties formed under the new law are allowed to collect only seed funding from founding members and membership fees from all members, the Election Commission (EC) and junta leader Gen Prawit Wongsuwan reaffirmed on Friday, following the Future Forward Party (FWP) controversy.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 18:56
Protesters defiant as older vans forced off roads
A BAN ON COMMUTER vans more than 10 years old came into effect on Monday, with 1,000 such vehicles being taken out of service and with the Administrative Court rejecting a request by van operators and drivers for an emergency trial over the new law.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
Govt pressed for new law on marijuana and kratom
Experts, academics say current legislation coming in the way of medical use.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:40
Singapore govt to be given sweeping powers to deal with spread fake news
A parliamentary Select Committee has called for new laws that will grant the Singapore Government powers to swiftly disrupt the spread of online falsehoods, as part of a broad suite of measures to counter the scourge of fake news.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
Govt to accelerate megaprojects as PPP
Two new laws to be passed before election for supervision of state enterprises
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Green signal for polls
THE VISION of voters heading to the ballot booths is becoming clearer after the new law on MP elections was promulgated yesterday.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
Forced labour ‘widespread’
Rights defenders say exploitation of workers becoming more sophisticated; new law needed
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 01:00
Death of the ‘minpaku’
Illegal private lodgings are vanishing in Japan after enactment of a new law
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.