• Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    The Energy Conservation Promotion Fund (Encon Fund) has allocated Bt2.5 billion for the Ministry of Interior's community waste management scheme - a part of the national agenda.
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Universal healthcare ‘to stay’
    Most parties agree to keep schemes afloat, reject co-payment idea.
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    The economic importance of this election
    With a vast EEC scheme hanging in the balance, Thailand must maintain stability to attract more investment
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 18:00
    Pyramid scheme couple re-arrested in Nakhon Ratchasima after fleeing ahead of fraud trial
    A Thai couple in their late 20s have been arrested this week after having destroyed their ankle-fitted electronic monitoring (EM) devices in December and fleeing, so as to avoid an upcoming trial over their alleged online pyramid scheme.
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Tax-free Chinese new year shopping given a nudge
    EFFORTS are being stepped up to win over more shoppers to a promotion providing refunds on value-added tax (VAT) for purchases during the Chinese new year after a poor initial response to the scheme.
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:30
    Prisoners register for health-care scheme
    A total of 261,672 inmates, or 91 per cent of the country's 286,671 prisoners, have registered with the National Health Security Office (NHSO) for the Universal Coverage Scheme (UCS), said NHSO chief Sakchai Kanjanawatana.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:30
    Karen on border receive welfare cards
    Underprivileged ethnic Karen people in a village on the Myanmar border received welfare cards on Tuesday under the government’s Thai Niyom Yangyuen (Sustainable Thainess) scheme.
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Sufficiency economy ‘can sustain health security’
    A FORMER public health minister has recommended the sufficiency economy philosophy and friend therapy as the means to sustain the country’s health security.
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Myanmar asks EU not to revoke GSP
    IN FEAR OF negative impacts on the nation’s growth and the grass root population over European Union’s potential withdrawal of its generalised scheme of preferences (GSP) from the country, Myanmar officials and businesses have requested the EU to reconsider the move.
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 23:53
    TCEB to spotlight venue standard, promoting Thailand as Asian MICE business hub
    The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is planning a five-year venue development model scheme (2019-2023) with the intention of promoting the Kingdom as Asia’s MICE business hub that meets international standards, as well as the centre for MICE education within Asean.
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  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 01:00
    Different populist schemes on offer
    Political parties vie on state welfare platforms in run up to February polls.
  • Tue, 01 Jan 2019 01:00
    Healthcare in need of pulse check
    Controlling the costs of medicare and increasing public’s health literacy seen as critical for the survival of schemes.
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
     Cabbies gain with go-ahead on Bt10-bn soft loan plan 
    STRUGGLING taxi drivers have been heartened by a government decision to press ahead with a Bt10-billion soft loan scheme that will help the drivers own their cabs.
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the extension of two loan programmes for Small and Medium Enterprises: loan for community products, and transforming loan worth Bt54 billion to December 18, 2019, said Puttipong Punnakanta, goverment's spokesman after the Cabinet meeting yesterday.
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:06
    ‘Downtown VAT Refund for Tourists’ scheme gains momentum with opening of Siam Paragon counter
    The “Downtown VAT Refund for Tourists” campaign has kick-started an initiative to set up counters in numerous locations across central Bangkok to help tourists obtain value added tax refunds when shopping at authorised retailers, the Revenue Department said on Tuesday.
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