Commerce Ministry determined to boost growth of Thai organic products dector

Commerce Ministry determined to boost growth of Thai organic products dector
September 29th, 2014 in Government

With organic products currently accounting for only 1 per cent of the Thai food market, the Commerce Ministry and …[More]

Revenue will miss target

Revenue will miss target
September 25th, 2014 in Government

The government’s revenue collection for this fiscal year ending next Tuesday could fall 200 billion baht short of …[More]

New ministry policies set out

New ministry policies set out
September 25th, 2014 in Government

Commerce Minister Chatchai Sarikulya is urging state officials to function more as facilitators for the private …[More]

Agencies told to boost R&D activity

Agencies told to boost R&D activity
September 24th, 2014 in Government

With the government committed to support more research, state enterprises will be required to set aside more …[More]

Sommai orders action plans from Finance Ministry agencies

Sommai orders action plans from Finance Ministry agencies
September 24th, 2014 in Government

Finance Minister Sommai Phasee has asked all of the ministry’s departments and agencies to formulate action plans …[More]

Failure to launch: Tax concerns stall much-needed infrastructure funds

Failure to launch: Tax concerns stall much-needed infrastructure funds
September 23rd, 2014 in Government

Tax matters continue to attract a lot of attention in Thailand. This past week, the government finally confirmed that …[More]

Ministry to hold talks on support for organic sector

Ministry to hold talks on support for organic sector
September 23rd, 2014 in Government

The Commerce Ministry will hold discussions with makers of organic products on policies to promote Thailand as …[More]

Fuel price reforms will be fair to all, says Narongchai

Fuel price reforms will be fair to all, says Narongchai
September 19th, 2014 in Government

Newly appointed Energy Minister Narongchai Akrasanee is expected to kick off energy price reforms next month. …[More]

Aid schemes set at B100bn a year

Aid schemes set at B100bn a year
September 19th, 2014 in Government

The military-appointed interim government’s policy of helping the underprivileged and farmers in sustainable …[More]

Six items top the agenda of interim military regime

Six items top the agenda of interim military regime
September 18th, 2014 in Featured, Government

TAX REFORMS, energy reforms, public-debt management, restructuring of state enterprises, investment in …[More]

Repaying rice scheme debt to take 7yrs

Repaying rice scheme debt to take 7yrs
September 17th, 2014 in Featured, Government

Paying off the 705 billion baht debt incurred by the Pheu Thai Party-led government’s rice-pledging scheme will …[More]

Bid to boost development of Ranong Port

Bid to boost development of Ranong Port
September 12th, 2014 in Government

The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) plans to push for a dry port (intermodal terminal) in Bangkok as part of its …[More]

VAT refund fraud rampant

VAT refund fraud rampant
September 11th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Revenue Department has put more than 10 products at risk of being used for value-added tax (VAT) refund …[More]

Customs asks supercar warehouses to inspect inventory

Customs asks supercar warehouses to inspect inventory
September 10th, 2014 in Government

The Customs Department has instructed companies providing bonded warehouse services to check whether any …[More]

Price control, rice, export growth among urgent tasks for new minister

Price control, rice, export growth among urgent tasks for new minister
September 10th, 2014 in Government

Newly appointed Commerce Minister Chatchai Sarikalya and Deputy Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn …[More]

LPG, CNG prices likely to rise

LPG, CNG prices likely to rise
September 9th, 2014 in Government
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The prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) are likely to be floated, according …[More]

Customs hunts 500 additional supercars

Customs hunts 500 additional supercars
September 5th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Customs Department is attempting to track 500 more supercars that disappeared from private bonded …[More]

Advocates urge urban planning ministry

Advocates urge urban planning ministry
September 4th, 2014 in Featured, Government

Property advocates have urged the new cabinet to establish a ministry of urban development and planning to …[More]

Business people happy with ministers

Business people happy with ministers
September 1st, 2014 in Government

ALTHOUGH the Prayuth Cabinet has been filled and controlled by soldiers, many business leaders still believe the …[More]

Pump prices down by up to B3.89 a litre

Pump prices down by up to B3.89 a litre
August 29th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The pump price of petrol was set to drop by 1 baht to 3.89 baht a litre from midnight Thursday following agreement …[More]

Consultants for 2-track rail lines

Consultants for 2-track rail lines
August 28th, 2014 in Government

The Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning will hire a consulting company within the next two months …[More]

NCPO halts rubber sale on rally threat

NCPO halts rubber sale on rally threat
August 27th, 2014 in Government

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is likely to delay the sale of 210,000 tonnes of rubber in state- …[More]

Prayuth wins backing for PM

Prayuth wins backing for PM
August 22nd, 2014 in Featured, Government

Business leaders have welcomed the nomination of junta chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha to become prime minister …[More]

Customs Settlements: Guidelines for Waiver of Prosecution

Customs Settlements: Guidelines for Waiver of Prosecution
August 22nd, 2014 in Government

Every year, numerous companies and individuals face criminal prosecution for violating Thai customs law. The …[More]

Garbage management action plan wins backing

Garbage management action plan wins backing
August 21st, 2014 in Featured, Government

The National Council for Peace and Order has approved a garbage management roadmap that aims to increase …[More]

Clampdown on overcharging eateries

Clampdown on overcharging eateries
August 15th, 2014 in Government

After complaints about inflated bills for meals in Hua Hin, the Commerce Ministry has tasked authorities to tighten …[More]

Projects set to boost construction sector

Projects set to boost construction sector
August 14th, 2014 in Government

The military regime’s infrastructure development plan worth 2.4 trillion baht is expected to give a push to new …[More]

‘Flexible’ rice sales call

‘Flexible’ rice sales call
August 14th, 2014 in Government

Authorities are preparing to propose that the junta amend certain conditions concerning the auction of state rice …[More]

New institute for rice trade

New institute for rice trade
August 13th, 2014 in Government

Thailand’s first Rice Trade Development Institute is set to be launched next year with the aim of fuelling industry …[More]

Dual-track projects eyed

Dual-track projects eyed
August 12th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) has been tasked with conducting a feasibility study …[More]

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