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Junta wins praise for plan to lift travel ban

THE GOVERNMENT’S plan to lift a travel ban on a select group of politicians and activists was praised yesterday as a sign of a relaxing of political tensions. Read more

Junta wins praise for plan to lift travel ban

Government thanks UN appreciation over decision

The government yesterday thanked the United Nations Human Rights Office for Southeast Asia for welcoming Thailand’s decision to enact a law to criminalise torture and enforced disappearances, and to ratify the International Convention for the.. Read more

Government thanks UN appreciation over decision

People split on election next year: poll

MORE than one-third of people surveyed by Dusit Poll want a general election to be held as soon as possible, according to latest survey results released yesterday. Read more

People split on election next year: poll

Referendum law not in violation of interim charter, EC’s Somchai says

THE ELECTION Commission (EC) reiterated yesterday that Article 61 of the referendum law does not violate the interim charter, and it would submit a letter of explanation to the Ombudsman’s Office by next week, Election Commissioner Somchai.. Read more

Referendum law not in violation of  interim charter, EC’s Somchai says

PM admits to failure in tackling problem of waste management

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has admitted that waste management is a problem his government has failed to tackle successfully over its two years in power. Read more

PM admits to failure in tackling problem of waste management
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Government thanks UN appreciation over decision
May 29, 2016 1:00 am

Government thanks UN appreciation over decision

The government yesterday thanked the United Nations Human Rights Office for Southeast Asia for welcoming Thailand’s decision to enact a law to criminalise torture and enforced disappearances, and to..

People split on election next year: poll
May 29, 2016 1:00 am

People split on election next year: poll

MORE than one-third of people surveyed by Dusit Poll want a general election to be held as soon as possible, according to latest survey results released yesterday.

PM admits to failure in tackling problem of waste management
May 28, 2016 1:00 am

PM admits to failure in tackling problem of waste management

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has admitted that waste management is a problem his government has failed to tackle successfully over its two years in power.


Ferocious news appetite gets PM upset about media reports
May 28, 2016 1:00 am

Ferocious news appetite gets PM upset about media reports

THE government has said the main reason for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s notorious short fuse when dealing with the media could be his anger over news reports.

Junta to lift travel ban
May 28, 2016 1:00 am

Junta to lift travel ban

THE JUNTA is set to lift an order that prohibits a select group of politicians and activists from leaving the country in order to help improve the political situation.

German business community meets PM
May 28, 2016 1:00 am

German business community meets PM

Germany’s Ambassador to Thailand Peter Prugel led around 60 prominent representatives of the German business sector in Thailand yesterday for a meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to..

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NLA told to revisit newly amended Computer Crime Act for violations
May 27, 2016 1:00 am

NLA told to revisit newly amended Computer Crime Act for..

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL (Thailand) and the Thai Netizens group yesterday called on the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to revise the amended Computer Crime Act, as it potentially limits people’s..

Chuan criticises ex-PMs’ integrity, disregard for rule of law
May 27, 2016 1:00 am

Chuan criticises ex-PMs’ integrity, disregard for rule of..

MR SENI Pramoj, the late former prime minister and head of the Democrat Party, served as a good example of a leader who firmly adhered to the rule of law and good governance, said Chuan Leekpai, his..

Overlapping, unenforceable laws require urgent reform: minister
May 27, 2016 1:00 am

Overlapping, unenforceable laws require urgent reform:..

THAILAND IS in serious need of an overhaul of the legal system, with more than 1,000 laws seen as inapplicable and countless regulations overlapping one another, Justice Minister General Paiboon..