Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
Vietnam under fire in steel trade
VIETNAM’S steel industry is facing 47 anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations from importing countries, accounting for one-third of the total cases of Vietnamese goods, according to a report from the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Defence Department.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
Oil Fund subsidy for household LPG price
The Oil Fund, which exceeded Bt6 billion at the end of March, will subsidise the household price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), at Bt2.6 per kilogramme.
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.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
Children’s subsidy ‘will empty the country’s coffers’
Phalang Pracharat Party leader hits back at critics, insists policy would boost Thailand’s human resources.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
Govt sops to poor raise questions of propriety
Bt38-bn subsidy from populist scheme used to woo welfare cardholders.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
Govt pushed for more child subsidy
THE GOVERNMENT has been urged to provide financial support to every child aged up to six years old in order to invest in human capital, as Thailand is fast becoming an ageing society.
Mon, 28 May 2018 17:26
Child-support subsidy rises to Bt600 monthly per child
Parents can claim a larger child-support subsidy from the Social Security Office (SSO) under the new guideline approved by the Cabinet on Monday.
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:33
NCPO finalises aid package for digital TV broadcasters
DIGITAL TV broadcasters will get a maximum three-year debt moratorium and a state fee subsidy as part of the government’s aid package.
Thu, 10 May 2018 01:00
E-waste leads the way in China’s recycling progress
China has increased the subsidy for recycling e-waste – discarded electrical and electronic devices – by more than 300 per cent year-on-year as it phases out the importation of overseas waste, which decreased last year by 12 per cent.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:34
Kiatnakin Bank loan can be triple the value of collateral
Kiatnakin Bank’s new KK SME 3x loan can be three times the value of property offered as collateral, up to Bt15 million.
The repayment period can be as long as 20 years, with an added bonus of a subsidy to the Thai Credit Guarantee Corp’s 1.75-per-cent guarantee fee.
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 01:00
Southern schools implicated in new Bt177m graft amid crisis at ministry
ANTI-GRAFT authorities have discovered irregularities in a state subsidy programme for private school students in the southernmost provinces, with at least Bt177 million confirmed to have been misappropriated.
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:51
NLA passes law to increase income of elderly Thais
The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday passed a law that will increase the government-provided monthly subsidy for low-income elderly Thais.
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:00
NLA set to pass Elderly Bill
2% of sin tax to be allocated to extra Bt100 subsidy for low-income seniors.
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:14
Pins of honour for elderly who give up govt subsidy
Elderly people who agree to donate the monthly subsidy they receive from the government to the Elderly Fund will receive pins of honour.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:00
Northeast rice farmers gain subsidy to ease harvest costs
THE THAI Rice Exporters Association will subsidise Northeastern farmers at Bt200 per rai for no more than 10 rai each in an effort to help reduce harvest costs.