• Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Interest from investments in FIDF bonds exempted from income tax
    THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has issued an order under Article 44 of the charter to exempt income tax on interest revenue derived from bonds issued by the Financial Institutions Development Fund (FIDF) in a bid to boost the country’s financial system stability.
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Phra Vajiramedhi recognised for his compassion
    THE UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) yesterday appointed highly respected Thai Buddhist monk, Phra Vudhijaya Vajiramedhi, and Princess Sara Zeid of Jordan as its first two Patrons for Peace and Compassion in recognition of their work to help millions of refugees.
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:19
    Latest : US abruptly postpones top-level N. Korea talks
    Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly shelved plans to meet a top North Korean official in New York, the latest twist in diplomatic attempts to secure a potentially landmark peace deal.
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  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:32
    US abruptly postpones top-level N.Korea talks
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly shelved plans to meet a top North Korean official in New York, the latest twist in diplomacy to secure a potentially landmark peace deal.
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  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Time to change the parameters of deep South peace talks
    Malaysian Premier Mahathir Mohamad pledged to help Thailand resolve the 14-year bloody conflict in the country’s predominantly Malay-Muslim South during his two-day visit to Bangkok last week.
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 11:23
    Former Songkhla senator Prasert dies of cancer
    Former Songkhla senator Prasert Chitapong passed away peacefully on Sunday night, his son said. The 70-year-old was suffering from cancer.
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  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 04:00
    The 20-year national strategy
    For the next 20 years, public administrations will be directed largely by the national strategy put forward by the National Council for Peace and Order. Governments failing to comply with the plan will face impeachment.
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
    Malaysia, foreign stakeholders, being ‘played’ by deep South peace process: BRN
    International best practices are being ignored as stakeholders in the so-called peace process for Thailand’s Muslim-majority far South seek a quick fix instead of addressing the historical root causes of a conflict that has claimed nearly 7,000 lives since January 2004.
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 22:10
    Prayut, Mahathir agree to move forward together on southern insurgency
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday assured his visiting Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad that the peace dialogue in the deep South will continue and that Malaysia will continue playing the role of facilitator.
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:47
    ‘Stability’ aim of Abe’s China visit
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay an official visit to China from Thursday to Saturday — the first official visit to China by a Japanese prime minister in seven years — to mark the historic milestone of the 40th anniversary of the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty, signaling a turning point in the tortuous bilateral relationship.
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    South peace talks in focus
    MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad arrives in Bangkok today for a two-day official visit to reaffirm his country’s commitment to bilateral ties. He is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House upon arrival and discuss a wide range of subjects, with peace talks about Thailand’s deep South high on the agenda.
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
    Dog-free spaces in Bangkok? There are none
    One of the few truly peaceful places left in Bangkok is Suan Luang. And one of the truly nice things about Suan Luang is the ban on dogs.
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  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 14:07
    Conflict lingers on Paris Accords
    As the Kingdom prepares to commemorate on October 23 the 27th anniversary of the signing of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords, which ushered in an end to nearly two decades of civil war, there is political conflict on whether the tenets of the agreement are still being adhered to.
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  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    NCPO orders undermine political parties; a hurdle to free and fair election, say politicians
    THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the orders it has issued remain a major obstacle in ensuring a free and fair election, a public forum on elections and the country’s future was told.
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    Talk to the junta, EC tells parties seeking to raise funds 
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) yesterday backtracked on its previous attempt to prohibit Future Forward Party (FWP) to raise funds, saying that the party could do so but had to ask for permission from the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) first.
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