Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
Doubts rise over new law covering healthcare
The government is obviously overburdened with medical schemes, but is reform proceeding as it should?
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:30
New immigration chief to reform Chiang Mai office
Responding to online chatter about problems at the Chiang Mai immigration offices, the new immigration chief, Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn, is poised to transfer the existing Chiang Mai immigration boss to an inactive post whilst further investigations are made into the office operations.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
Prayut’s move into social media seen as stunt to boost popularity
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday showed strong signs of transitioning towards post-election politics, citing the need to carry out national reform and strategy.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:00
Tight curbs on visitors to Similan
Number of visitors capped at 3,850 people per day as part of tourism management reform to ensure sustainability.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
Yuan’s popularity continues to grow steadily, with reason
Marking the first time a new currency has been added since the inauguration of the euro in 1999, the International Monetary Fund’s inclusion of the yuan in its special drawing rights basket two years ago was hailed by China as a “milestone” and “affirmation” of the country’s financial reform and opening-up.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:09
Complaints can be made at any police station nationwide, under new reform measures
Victims of crime can now lodge their complaints at any police station nationwide, under a regulation amended in line with law enforcement reform.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:50
Urgent : Vietnam ex-party chief behind harsh communist reforms dead at 101 (Photo Gallery)
Hanoi - Vietnam's former Communist Party leader Do Muoi, a revolutionary who broke out of a French prison and later led the controversial push to dismantle private businesses after the Vietnam War, died late Monday at age 101, officials said.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:12
US, Canada in last-minute NAFTA deal: media
Canadian and US negotiators reached a deal late Sunday on reforming the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canadian media reported, after more than a year of talks triggered by US President Donald Trump's discontent with the 24-year old pact.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:15
Urgent : Japan's Abe cruises to party vote win, to stay as PM
Tokyo - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier and realise his dream of reforming the constitution.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Myanmar pushes on with telecom reforms
IN A BID to improve its transition to the digital economy, Myanmar will accelerate reforms in the telecommunications sector by strengthening its legal framework, said a senior official at the Myanmar Connect 2018, which kicked off yesterday.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
2 bankruptcy laws being amended
Move to bring insolvency laws up to world standards, more help for SMEs.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:41
Trade spat perils put spotlight on need for effective strategies
Short-term challenges from the escalating trade spat with the United States have reassured Chinese officials and experts of the need to support market-oriented reform and opening-up, with a particular focus on reducing debt and limiting government intervention.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:10
Unethical of PM to appoint sedition defendant to junta PR role, say critics
The recent appointment of a former protest leader, who is facing a sedition charge, as the prime minister’s deputy secretary-general has sparked criticism as people question whether it is appropriate and meets an ethical standard.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
Digital tools for education reform
THE INDEPENDENT Committee for Education Reform (ICER) has decided to add “digital tools” to its blueprint on overhauling Thailand’s education sector.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
Fake primaries show junta has reneged on promise of election reform
A true primary vole, such as that carried out in the US, is a direct election and thus gives power to the people – which is how it should be.