• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    RAIL TALKS CONTINUE 
    A Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group)-led consortium will revise its proposal for the Bt224-billion high-speed rail project to link three of the country’s main airports, in the hope of easing deadlock over financial aspects, while State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has sets its target to finish the negotiations before the Songkran holidays next month.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    BOI nods to Bt2.28 tn investment  
    The Board of Investment (BOI) has approved investment proposals by both Thai and foreign firms of about Bt2.28 trillion for four years, with 54 per cent of them targeting the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    Economy
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties offer mixed bag of economic goodies
    AS ECONOMIC policies are among of the most salient promises for winning the hearts of voters in Sunday’s election poll, pundits and experts are analysing the proposals put forward by the political parties.
    Economy
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Economic future lies in partnering, says Prayut 
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday shared his proposals for plans and projects that he says would boost investor confidence, including a promise that as the Asian chair this year, the country would drive expansion of the Asean economy to become one of the world’s four largest economic groupings.
    Economy
  • Sat, 02 Mar 2019 01:00
    A sound proposal from Bhumjaithai 
    We live in an era when working at least some days from home makes social, fiscal and environmental sense. This is an idea whose time has come
    opinion
  • Sat, 02 Mar 2019 01:00
    Careful what you promise
    Depleted coffers, unpopular taxes, army resistance could leave ambitious welfare proposals unfulfilled
    national
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 03:00
    New proposal aims to extend child subsidy
    LOW-INCOME earners will be provided with a monthly child-support subsidy of Bt600 for the child’s first six years if the Social Development and Human Security Ministry’s proposal gets the Cabinet’s approval.
    national
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:06
    Army chief’s attempt to shut down election talk of budget cuts backfires
    The Army chief’s attempt to scare politicians off discussing the Army budget and reform by indirectly calling them “enemies of the state” has instead backfired, as many Thais have emerged with additional proposals for reforms of the military, and others are protesting the chief’s invocation of the farrightist anthem.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Army chief bristles over proposals to cut budget
    Making critics enemies of the state dangerous, say analysts, as politicians told to listen to ultra-rightist song.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:32
    Plan to ban alcohol on Thai New Year
    No alcoholic beverages will be sold on April 13, the traditional Thai New Year, if the Alcohol Control Committee’s (ACC) proposal is approved.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Decision to slowly phase out paraquat met with stiff opposition
    CONSUMER PROTECTION activists voiced firm objection to Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach’s proposal to ban the use of paraquat chemical in three years instead of one year.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Second bidder will be considered if no deal on high-speed rail 
    NEGOTIATIONS in relation to the Bt224.5-billion high-speed railway project have yet to be concluded, while the secretary-general of the Eastern Economic Corridor (ECC) Committee has indicated that if a deal was not reached, BSR Joint Venture’s proposal will be considered. 
    Real Estate
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 17:30
    Cabinet approves extra Songkran holiday, making it five-day weekend
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to make April 12 an extra holiday for Songkran, making the Songkran weekend a five-day holiday period.
    national
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Economy
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