• Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    More Pheu Thai members shifting to sister party
    PHEU THAI Party members appear to be queuing up to join its sister party Thai Raksa Chart, with former energy minister Pichai Naripthaphan and former deputy interior minister Sermsak Pongpanit among those who signed up yesterday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 01:00
    HRW slams govt for ‘dubious’ jailing of critics
    NEW YORK-BASED Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Thailand’s ruling junta to drop charges against government critics, including outspoken journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk and former Cabinet ministers Pichai Naripthaphan and Watana Muangsook.
    politics
  • Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:06
    Human Rights Watch slams Thailand over latest arrests
    New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Thailand’s ruling junta to drop charges against government critics, including outspoken journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk and former Cabinet ministers Pichai Naripthaphan and Watana Muangsook.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 22 May 2017 16:27
    Military calls off ‘talk’ with Pheu Thai’s Pichai after move attracts media attention
    The military called off a meeting with the Pheu Thai Party’s Pichai Naripthaphan, which had been scheduled for this morning, after the invitation to attend “a talk” attracted media attention, the politician said.
    politics
  • Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:19
    Former energy minister Pichai recommends Prayut to reshuffle Cabinet
    Former energy minister Pichai Naripthaphan Sunday recommended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to change the line up of his economic ministers.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 05 May 2012 00:00
    Govt still keen on oil pipelines to North, Northeast
    Energy Minister Arak Chonlatanon says he will continue the policy of his predecessor Pichai Naripthaphan towards installing oil pipelines in the North and Northeast.
    business
  • Tue, 24 Jan 2012 00:00
    New energy minister will keep existing policies, ousted Pichai believes
    Former energy minister Pichai Naripthaphan says he is confident that his successor, Arak Cholatanont, will continue the ministry's policy focusing on the reduction of energy imports.
    Economy
  • Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:00
    Ex-Thaicom CEO tipped to be energy minister
    Arak Cholatanont, a former chief executive officer of satellite operator Thaicom, has been tipped to be energy minister, replacing Pichai Naripthaphan.
    national
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2012 00:00
    Diesel price must be set by market mechanism, says Pichai
    Energy Minister Pichai Naripthaphan yesterday insisted that the diesel price has to be floated, even though a planned hike in the contribution to the Oil Fund of 60 satang per litre would push up the diesel price to over Bt30 a litre from the current Bt29
    business
  • Thu, 29 Dec 2011 00:00
    Thai-Cambodian talks to neutralise exploration conflict
    Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sok An called for a renewed discussion with Thailand over power generating and conflicts over overlapping petroleum exploration area, said Energy Minister Pichai Naripthaphan.
    business
  • Thu, 29 Dec 2011 00:00
    Proposed cut of govt stake in PTT
    Reducing the Finance Ministry's stake in PTT to less than 50 per cent could have disadvantages as well as benefits, Energy Ministry Pichai Naripthaphan said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 29 Dec 2011 00:00
    Briefs
    Pichai to discuss NGV price hike with transport operators Energy Minister Pichai Naripthaphan will convene a meeting with public-transport operators on January 12 after their protest against an increase in the price of natural gas for vehicles (NGV).
    Economy
  • Sat, 03 Dec 2011 00:00
    Plea to stay in Thailand
    Energy Minister Pichai Naripthaphan has suggested that manufacturers hit by flooding consider relocating to other estates in Thailand instead of to other countries.
    business
  • Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00
    PTT told to take measures to improve pipeline efficiency
    Energy Minister Pichai Naripthaphan has instructed PTT to acquire an additional stake in Thai Petroleum Pipeline Co (Thappline) to increase its shareholding in the company to the controlling level, up from the present 33.19 per cent.
    Economy
  • Tue, 18 Oct 2011 00:00
    Rules may ease to spur ethanol exports
    Energy Minister Pichai Naripthaphan will discuss with the Excise Department the possible relaxation of rules and regulations with a view to facilitating ethanol exports.
    Economy
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