• Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    Only certified personnel can prescribe cannabis drugs
    ONLY certified alternative-medicine practitioners with special training will be permitted to prepare and prescribe cannabis-containing medicines to patients, regulatory authorities insist. Preparations and prescriptions must be done at hospitals only.
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 01:00
    Questions raised over Cabinet nod for SCG use of forest reserve
    THERE IS a growing outcry over the government’s recent decision to allow corporate giant SCG to utilise parts of a forest reserve in Saraburi province, as a special case, till 2036.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 11:36
    Bonus benefit added for ‘smart visa’ holders
    Foreign specialists and investors in 10 targeted industries who have four-year “smart visas” will not need work permits to have secondary jobs in Thailand.
  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:29
    FDA lists restriction remaining on cannabis use
    In an apparent response to the Bhumjaithai Party’s campaign pledge to legalise the cultivation of marijuana, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stressed that revised narcotics law does not permit the unrestricted planting of cannabis.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:19
    Hakeem was legally shackled, says Corrections 
    Corrections Department is permitted by law to place leg irons on former Bahraini footballer turned Australian refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi, who was arrested and is being detained in a Thai prison pending an extradition trial, said department chief Narat Sawettanun on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    My study’s better than yours
    Space does not permit me to share the full Lancet-commissioned Health Diet Study published on January 16, so I strongly recommend searching for www.thelancet.com/commission/EAT.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:30
    Filipinos arrested for raising cash for poor children
    Three Filipino women were arrested for soliciting donations for a foundation for poor children in the Philippines without a permit.
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  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 12:26
    Wedding smiles vanish in Phuket as photographers hauled away
    Phuket’s beaches and temples are popular settings for pre-nuptial photos, but yesterday police on the island rounded up seven of the people taking the pictures for working without a permit.
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  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:24
    Do unto otters: Wild pets get Chon Buri owner arrested
    A Chon Buri man is in trouble with wildlife authorities after being found raising a pair of otters without a permit.
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  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:49
    Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says
    A Lion Air jet that crashed last month should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem and never permitted to make the fatal flight, Indonesian authorities said Wednesday in a report that took aim at the carrier's poor safety culture.
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  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:26
    Tourists from China are ‘illegal workers,’ Philippine Senate panel learns
    Tens of thousands of Chinese from mainland China have been entering the Philippines as tourists before obtaining short-term special permits to work in online gambling operations, a Senate panel learned on Monday.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:47
    Drone owners in Laos advised of permit regulations
    The department’s Deputy Director General, Mr Bounteng Symoun, told Vientiane Times the operators of drones that weigh one kilogram or more must obtain a certificate from the Radio Frequency Department.
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  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Approval to operation of ICO portals to start soon
    THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) expects to start the approval process for initial coin offering (ICO) in December with at least one ICO portal likely be permitted to operate by the SEC board this month.
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Trump has only lit the fuse, now watch for the fireworks 
    As I have stated before, politely, the “Frankist” contributor to this column is permitted to insult me in a manner that is disgusting and “deplorable”, while my pertinent and to-the-point replies are censored.
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  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:40
    Environmentalists petition PM about biomass plant
    Some 100 members of a Lam Say Bai canal conservation group and allies on Wednesday filed a petition urging Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to call off the construction of a 61-megawatt biomass power plant in Tambon Nam Pleek of Amnat Charoen's Muang district and cancel its operating permit.
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