4-lane road projects given priority

4-lane road projects given priority
April 18th, 2014 in Government

Four-lane road expansion is expected to be the first of the 2-trillion-baht infrastructure projects, according to a Public …[More]

Govt may tap budget again to pay farmers

Govt may tap budget again to pay farmers
April 18th, 2014 in Government

The government says it will soon discuss borrowing more money from its central budget to pay farmers under the …[More]

Airport Link chief sacked over fake CV

Airport Link chief sacked over fake CV
April 11th, 2014 in Government

The SRT Electric Train has terminated the contract of managing director Peerakan Kaeowongwattana after an …[More]

US among countries eyeing 1.6m tonnes of G2G rice deals

US among countries eyeing 1.6m tonnes of G2G rice deals
April 10th, 2014 in Featured, Government

THE UNITED STATES and other countries are interested in purchasing rice from Thailand under government …[More]

Appeal for budget watchdog

Appeal for budget watchdog
April 10th, 2014 in Government

A Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) should be established as an independent organisation amid any political …[More]

More money sought for car rebates

More money sought for car rebates
April 9th, 2014 in Government

The Excise Department is seeking an additional 8-10 billion baht from the Comptroller-General’s Department …[More]

State bank poised to start promised farmer payments

State bank poised to start promised farmer payments
April 7th, 2014 in Government

Rice farmers are expected to begin receiving payouts of 500 million to 1 billion baht per week from today …[More]

Trade mission heads to Latin America ahead of World Cup 2014

Trade mission heads to Latin America ahead of World Cup 2014
April 7th, 2014 in Government

The International Trade Promotion Department will next month send a trade mission to Latin America to …[More]

Graftbusters set to pitch proposals

Graftbusters set to pitch proposals
April 2nd, 2014 in Government

The Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand (ACT) is poised to present its anti-corruption master plan while …[More]

DIW pushes garbage power

DIW pushes garbage power
April 1st, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Department of Industrial Works (DIW) is pushing for greater development of the garbage-to-electricity …[More]

Ministry sets priorities for infrastructure

Ministry sets priorities for infrastructure
April 1st, 2014 in Government

The Finance Ministry will need about one month to set priorities for the 53 infrastructure projects under the …[More]

PDMO sees financing start in 2015

PDMO sees financing start in 2015
March 31st, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) expects state borrowing for big infrastructure projects to begin …[More]

Agencies told to hurry budget proposals

Agencies told to hurry budget proposals
March 31st, 2014 in Featured, Government

THE BUDGET BUREAU has urged state agencies to speed up their expenditure proposals for fiscal 2015. …[More]

Lottery chief seeks to ease suspicions

Lottery chief seeks to ease suspicions
March 28th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Government Lottery Office is ready to change its equipment in an effort to dispel public jitters over the …[More]

Agency power play over solar rooftop authority

Agency power play over solar rooftop authority
March 27th, 2014 in Government

The energy regulator and the Industrial Works Department are at loggerheads over the former’s decision to …[More]

Megaprojects likely to be scaled back

Megaprojects likely to be scaled back
March 26th, 2014 in Government

The next government is likely to bank on its fiscal budget, borrowing and private investment to finance …[More]

New bid to pay farmers

New bid to pay farmers
March 26th, 2014 in Government

The caretaker government has pledged to find additional funds of nearly 20 billion baht to pay suffering rice …[More]

Industry Ministry gets tough with waste plants

Industry Ministry gets tough with waste plants
March 25th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Industry Ministry will inspect 1,700 waste sorting and recycling plants nationwide following claims that …[More]

Options to fund projects

Options to fund projects
March 24th, 2014 in Government

Financing for the 2-trillion-baht infrastructure investment programme should be done through the annual …[More]

DSI also has right to investigate customs violations

DSI also has right to investigate customs violations
March 21st, 2014 in Government

Business operators in Thailand should be familiar with the many administrative agencies that have regulatory …[More]

Rice prices set to fall further

Rice prices set to fall further
March 20th, 2014 in Government

Rice prices are expected to keep falling further due to frequent rice sales held by the government and its hasty …[More]

Farmers to receive B20bn in payments from today

Farmers to receive B20bn in payments from today
March 19th, 2014 in Government

Payments totalling 20 billion baht borrowed from the central budget are expected to go into the hands of rice …[More]

GLO chief denies foul play in draw

GLO chief denies foul play in draw
March 18th, 2014 in Government

The twice-monthly government lottery is in the spotlight after the latest results exactly matched the licence …[More]

2 firms face action under foreign ownership act

2 firms face action under foreign ownership act
March 17th, 2014 in Government

The Business Development Department has discovered that two companies in Chiang Mai may have breached …[More]

Budget deficit to double

Budget deficit to double
March 14th, 2014 in Government

Bureau projects Bt500 billion to give the next government more flexibility in investment plan; Pheu Thai …[More]

Department urges more border trade with Myanmar

Department urges more border trade with Myanmar
March 14th, 2014 in Government

The Foreign Trade Department of the Commerce Ministry suggests that the Thai private sector expand border …[More]

Rice auction hijacked by interlopers

Rice auction hijacked by interlopers
March 13th, 2014 in Government

The government has rescheduled bidding to sell its rice stocks through the Agricultural Futures Exchange of …[More]

Pheu Thai ready for ruling

Pheu Thai ready for ruling
March 12th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The government is poised to resort back to financial institutions’ loans or the fiscal budget deficit to finance …[More]

TDRI slams state’s lack of public information

TDRI slams state’s lack of public information
March 11th, 2014 in Government

Access to information should be the top priority for Thailand to undergo a reform to tackle corruption, said …[More]

Energy Ministry eyes new MoU with IEA

Energy Ministry eyes new MoU with IEA
March 11th, 2014 in Government

The Energy Ministry plans to propose a new memorandum of understanding on cooperation with the …[More]

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