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September 23, 2014 6:49 pm

Govt to spend more on infrastructure early next year: Prayut

He also said he had assigned the Agriculture Ministry to look into ways to assist rubber farmers and would soon invite farmers for consultation. The Nation

September 23, 2014 6:45 pm

Prayut plans to visit all 77 provinces

As for foreign visits, he said the matter was being arranged but didn't dwell on details. The Nation

September 23, 2014 6:43 pm

Prayut defends control of academic forums

The premier insisted he was not limiting academic freedom, however, but merely wanted to avoid political gatherings. Prayut added that if the government discovered a topic requested for..

September 23, 2014 6:39 pm

Prayut insists people happier than before coup

The Nation

September 23, 2014 6:36 pm

Prayut has no plan to run for election

Prayut was asked by a reporter Tuesday whether he had had a session with the famous 'ET astrologist', which he denied. Prayut defended the widespread practice of seeking fortune tellers..

September 23, 2014 6:33 pm

Energy Ministry cleared for Laos meeting

Energy Minister Narongchai Akrasanee is cleared to sign the MoU, on the sideline of the 32nd Asean Energy Ministers Meeting. The MoU aims mainly to prepare Thailand for emergency situations in fuel..

September 23, 2014 6:17 pm

High cost to pull down Thailand's rice exports in next..

UTCC’s Foreign Trade Study Department Director Att Pisanwanich estimated that at the current cost, the annualised export value would drop by Bt8.7 billion in the next decade. UTCC’s study..

September 23, 2014 6:06 pm

Plan to demolish reporters' rooms to be scaled down or..

PM Prayut Tuesday insisted the rooms will be renovated rather than demolished, however if the renovation is still opposed by the reporters, he would not pursue this move. "Since I became the..

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September 23, 2014 6:00 pm

Bt300 minimum wage 'helped erode national competitiveness'

The TFF has blamed the problem mainly on the Bt300 daily minimum wage, which is a big jump from the previous wage level, and the relatively low ability to increase labour efficiency. Indonesia..

September 23, 2014 5:50 pm

'Millions of' jellyfish float to surface of sea of Sattahib..

They were seen reflecting the brighg sunlight in various colours, prompting many naval officers to come out to take photos. The excited officers exclaimed that there could be millions of the..

September 23, 2014 5:33 pm

Cabinet appoints Shatrabongse as new NIA chief

Shatrabongse, a deputy NIA chief, will replace PM's Office Minister Suwaphan Tanyuvardhana, who will retire as the NIA chief at the end of this month. The Nation

September 23, 2014 5:11 pm

Three policemen jailed for drug trafficking

The court Tuesday found Second Lt Jittipong Sochai, 44, Pol Sen Sgt Maj Attapon Khamsaen, 44, and Pol Lt Colonel Thammanoon Nakbua, 42, guilty of having methamphetamine in possession with intention..