Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
Asean ministers fail to reach consensus on Indo Pacific Strategy
Asean foreign ministers failed to reach a consensus on a common approach to the Indo Pacific Strategy on Friday and commissioned senior officials to revise the Indonesia-drafted proposal.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Debate on CP rail-link offer today
THE selection committee of the Bt224.5-billion high-speed railway project will today discuss a “special proposal” from Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) and its allies, while State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has called for a two-week extension to the negotiation period before contract signing.
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
Medical price controls to be discussed by agencies in Jan
THE COST of medical services is up for discussion at a meeting of the Commerce Ministry’s Central Committee on Prices of Goods and Services on January 9 as it considers applying price controls. Meanwhile, the cost of medical supplies will be discussed by stakeholders, who will make a future proposal to the central committee.
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
Economists laud political parties’ proposals to reduce income inequality
ECONOMISTS have welcomed policies proposed by rival political parties in the run-up to general election, but they are sceptical about the financing plans and their effective implementation.
Sun, 23 Dec 2018 15:59
Move to make health insurance mandatory for long-stay visas
Foreigners with one-year Non-Immigrant Visa “O-A” (Long Stay) will have to compulsorily arrange health insurance, according to new proposals of a key committee.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
THAI BOARD APPROVES MOVE TO RETAIN PILOTS
Thai Airways International Plc's board of directors yesterday approved the “pay per box” proposal for pilots that will start on January 1.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:23
5% VAT refund approved for Chinese New Year
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved the Finance Ministry’s proposal of a 5-per-cent value-added tax refund for all shoppers during the Chinese New Year in February.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:39
Pacific nations resist US push to lift tuna quota
Pacific island nations have vowed to oppose US efforts to increase its catch limit in the world's largest tuna fishery, saying the proposal does nothing to improve sustainable fishing.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
Democrats up in arms over Prayut proposal
Party explores legal action as PM suggests excluding party names, symbols from ballots.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:03
Residents fear Mekong blasting to proceed
Residents living along the Mekong River in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district have expressed strong opposition to a public hearing on China’s plans to blast away a stretch of rapids, saying there was no need for more talk about the proposal, which they would not tolerate.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
THAI expects Cabinet nod next month for purchase of new aircraft
SUMETH Damrongchaitham, president of Thai Airways International, said he expects the Cabinet to approve the airline’s proposal to purchase new aircraft by next month.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
FETCO floats New funds
FETCO has proposed to set up replacement funds for LTFs whose tax privileges will end next year. Based on its proposal, personal income tax deduction will be set at a maximum of 20 per cent of investment, but not exceeding Bt100,000 and not more than the tax amount to be paid. Fund holders must hold on to the units for a minimum of 10 years.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
Boys are boys and girls are girls – let’s get used to it
Good news for America’s youngsters – the Trump administration is challenging the LGBT tyrants with a proposal to restore biological truth to the definition of sex, and to scrap the dangerous nonsense of “gender identity” and “transgenderism” which has messed up the brains of so many poor kids, often leading to suicide.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 14:54
Trump in Paris slams Macron's 'insulting' EU army proposals
US President Donald Trump set a combative tone for a World War I commemorative visit to Paris on Saturday when he blasted calls by French President Emmanuel Macron for a European army to defend against threats from powers including the US.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:28
Hot : New year gift for foreign tourists next month
The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday gave the green light to the Immigration Bureau’s proposal for waiver of visaonarrival fees for tourists from 20 countries and Taiwan.