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PM wants Surapong to face junta summons

PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday that he would instruct the junta to summon former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul over comments seen as deepening the national divide. Read more

PM wants Surapong to face junta summons

'Refocused' Cobra Gold to go ahead

WHILE this year's regional joint military drill - Cobra Gold - will go ahead, Washington has considered scaling down and refocusing the exercise after the military coup in Thailand, according to diplomatic sources. Read more

'Refocused' Cobra Gold to go ahead

CDC to make NACC 'more powerful'

MEMBERS OF ANTI-GRAFT AGENCY TO GET NINE-YEAR TERM FOR COMPLETING PROBES Read more

CDC to make NACC 'more powerful'

NHRC wants protesters to be compensated

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday suggested that the government provide assistance and compensation to people who were part of the protests against Yingluck Shinawatra's government. Read more

NHRC wants protesters to be compensated

Digital economy bills not for more power, govt says

THE GOVERNMENT will whittle down the number of "digital economy" bills to nine - from the present 10 - by cancelling the one to set up a Digital for Economy and Society Fund, Information and Communications Technology Minister Pornchai Rujiprapa said. Read more

Digital economy bills not for more power, govt says
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CDC urged to explain to EC about new roles
January 29, 2015 4:57 pm

CDC urged to explain to EC about new roles

Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) should explain to the Election Commission (EC) about the reasons behind its change of role in the new constitution, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krue-ngam..

NHRC wants protesters to be compensated
January 29, 2015 1:00 am

NHRC wants protesters to be compensated

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday suggested that the government provide assistance and compensation to people who were part of the protests against Yingluck Shinawatra's..

Digital economy bills not for more power, govt says
January 29, 2015 1:00 am

Digital economy bills not for more power, govt says

THE GOVERNMENT will whittle down the number of "digital economy" bills to nine - from the present 10 - by cancelling the one to set up a Digital for Economy and Society Fund, Information and..


NCPO postpones 'sensitive' media barometer event
January 29, 2015 1:00 am

NCPO postpones 'sensitive' media barometer event

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday ordered that the press conference on the media status index be postponed, as it was deemed a sensitive issue, a source said.

Jatuporn gets two years for insulting Abhisit
January 29, 2015 1:00 am

Jatuporn gets two years for insulting Abhisit

The Criminal Court sentenced red-shirt leader Jatuporn Prompan to two years in jail over charges of insulting former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva in a speech five years ago.

Talk on media monopolies
January 29, 2015 1:00 am

Talk on media monopolies

THE PANEL in charge of reforming mass media and information and communications technology industry yesterday met with the National Broadcasting and Telecommuni-cations Commission (NBTC) and the..

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How long will junta administer bitter pill of martial law?
January 29, 2015 1:00 am

How long will junta administer bitter pill of martial law?

THE MAIN reason why the National Council for Peace and Order still retains public support following its seizure of power is because peace has endured since the May 22 coup.

Thailand ranks low in world talent competitiveness index
January 29, 2015 1:00 am

Thailand ranks low in world talent competitiveness index

THAILAND IS ranked 61st out of 93 countries in the most recent Global Talent Competitiveness Index.

Protest lodged with US
January 29, 2015 1:00 am

Protest lodged with US

ENVOY SUMMONED AND TOLD THAT OFFICIAL'S COMMENTS 'HURT' THAI SENTIMENTS AND WERE AN 'INTERFERENCE IN THAILAND'S INTERNAL AFFAIRS'