Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
Somkid’s talk on economy neglected root of Thailand’s problem
Re: “Somkid underlines 3 areas of reform for Thailand to keep pace with neighbours”, The Nation, December 5.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
Chula forges into the digital future
“Chula is now 101 years old and we need to adjust in order to compete with international institutions,” says the director of Chulalongkorn University’s Urban Design and Development Centre.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
Somkid underlines 3 areas of reform for Thailand to keep pace with neighbours
Thailand will need to radically reform its economic structure if it wants to keep up with its fast-growing Asean neighbours, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:47
Najib claims Maszlee is politicising schools by having 1MDB in history syllabus
PETALING JAYA: There are a time and place for politics, and it is not in the schools, claims former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in responding to Dr Maszlee Malik's latest plan for education reform to include 1MDB in the history syllabus.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Decentralisation the answer to Thailand’s education woes: Sudarat
Major political parties provided a glimpse of their education policy platforms to help Thailand reform its failing education sector, as the country counts down to next year’s general election.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:15
Macron vows 'no retreat' on reform
French President Emmanuel Macron, under fire from swelling protest, insisted Thursday he would "never retreat" and cast himself as a progressive voice on the global stage.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 06:51
US slams harmful China trade policies, threatens auto tariffs
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday slammed Beijing for failing to offer "meaningful reform" on aggressive trade policies that harm US workers and industry, and threatened tariffs on Chinese autos.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
Govt shifts reform and reconciliation to new agency as elections approach
THE GOVERNMENT has used its special powers to put national reform and reconciliation mechanisms under a new state agency ahead of the general election due early next year.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
Philippine mining sector seeks uplifting measures
THE PHILIPPINE mining industry needs a boost from the government through renewed exploration activities and additional open-pit projects, especially after tax reforms implemented earlier this year doubled the excise tax on minerals to 4 per cent of gross output.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:40
Experts back village-based model to entrench democracy at grassroots level
Several thinkers have recommended “democratic reform that starts from the grassroots level”, as Thailand’s democracy has failed to blossom in 86 years ago.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:56
Anand’s story: a new perspective
Anand Panyarachun has long been one of Thailand’s most influential figures. In addition to his stellar career in diplomacy, he has served as a business leader, philanthropist, prime minister, economic liberal and social reformer.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
Top monk tells temples to work with locals, govt on ALRO land
THE SUPREME patriarch has recommended that Buddhist parks or monastery woodlands go fenceless and welcomes joint management through engaging with locals and government agencies.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:14
Pence vows tariffs to remain until 'China changes its ways'
Vice President Mike Pence warned Saturday that US sanctions and pressure on China would remain in place until Beijing reforms its trade practices.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:22
Thailand offers its support to free trade
China's efforts to deepen reform, promote cooperation among free trade zones and open up to foreign investment will make a major contribution to global cooperation, Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:18
Indorama Ventures acquires major shareholding in Egyptian concert Medco Plast