UTCC pushes new SME ministry, university

UTCC pushes new SME ministry, university
July 30th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The military regime is being urged to set up a new ministry and university dedicated to small and medium-sized …[More]

High-speed line to lift trade

High-speed line to lift trade
July 28th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has ordered the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and …[More]

Trade competition move creates waves

Trade competition move creates waves
July 28th, 2014 in Government

A state enterprise has raised concerns over a draft amendment by the Commerce Ministry of the Trade Competition …[More]

New water management plan nears completion

New water management plan nears completion
July 25th, 2014 in Government

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment expects to finalise the country’s new national water …[More]

Ministry seeks to resume small-lot rice sales in August

Ministry seeks to resume small-lot rice sales in August
July 24th, 2014 in Government

THE COMMERCE MINISTRY is preparing to resume selling rice from its stockpiles in early August, gradually …[More]

Sepo in bid to turn around loss-making state agencies

Sepo in bid to turn around loss-making state agencies
July 23rd, 2014 in Government

The State Enterprise Policy Office (Sepo) wants loss-making state enterprises to submit business rehabilitation …[More]

Govt targets hotels over SSO payments, not hiring

Govt targets hotels over SSO payments, not hiring
July 23rd, 2014 in Government

The Social Security Office has sued 10 hotels, accusing them of not paying social-security levies.

Meanwhile …[More]

Ministry wants 35,000 eco-friendly factories

Ministry wants 35,000 eco-friendly factories
July 22nd, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Industry Ministry is seeking help from related agencies led by the Board of Investment (BoI) and the Small …[More]

Ministry orders cuts on state agency perks

Ministry orders cuts on state agency perks
July 21st, 2014 in Government

The Finance Ministry has asked all state enterprises to cut compensation and entertainment allowances for their …[More]

Superboard member for privatisation

Superboard member for privatisation
July 17th, 2014 in Government

Banyong Pongpanich, a member of the State Enterprise Policy Commission, has thrown his support behind …[More]

Working groups to tackle infrastructure deadlock

Working groups to tackle infrastructure deadlock
July 15th, 2014 in Government

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has agreed to set up three working groups — on transport, …[More]

Export promotion teams to be sent to key markets

Export promotion teams to be sent to key markets
July 14th, 2014 in Government

Market-penetration teams including representatives from the government and private sectors have been set up …[More]

FTA gets junta backing

FTA gets junta backing
July 14th, 2014 in Government

.The National Council for Peace and Order has given the green light to the signing of an agreement to establish the …[More]

NCPO to revive state rice sales

NCPO to revive state rice sales
July 11th, 2014 in Government

The military regime plans to restart sales of state rice stocks next month, vowing to move an average of 500,000 …[More]

Stockpiled rice mostly of good quality, ministry insists

Stockpiled rice mostly of good quality, ministry insists
July 9th, 2014 in Government

Most of the rice in the government’s stocks is in good condition, the Commerce Ministry claims.

The statement …[More]

Rice stocks check to end this month

Rice stocks check to end this month
July 8th, 2014 in Government

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has speeded up inspections of the state’s rice stockpiles and …[More]

NCPO names new Egat chief

NCPO names new Egat chief
July 4th, 2014 in Government

ML Pannadda Diskul, permanent secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, has been named as the new chairman …[More]

Firms asked to look beyond bottom line

Firms asked to look beyond bottom line
July 1st, 2014 in Government

In the wake of good governance and fair labour practices among businesses, the Business Development Department …[More]

Ex-minister forms Thai opposition group from exile

Ex-minister forms Thai opposition group from exile
June 25th, 2014 in Featured, Government

A member of the elected Thai government ousted by last month’s coup formed an opposition group in exile …[More]

Marching to the army’s tune

Marching to the army’s tune
June 23rd, 2014 in Featured, Government

A big clean-up. That’s how one would describe the military regime’s whirlwind of activity in the past month. …[More]

Projects over B100m face tough scrutiny

Projects over B100m face tough scrutiny
June 23rd, 2014 in Government

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has ordered state enterprises to seek approval from the junta …[More]

Foreign chambers hold talks with Prayuth

Foreign chambers hold talks with Prayuth
June 20th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand will meet with the National Council for Peace and Order …[More]

Bt120 bn projects okayed

Bt120 bn projects okayed
June 19th, 2014 in Featured, Government

To boost the business climate, the junta-controlled Board of Investment (BoI) yesterday approved 18 projects …[More]

2015 projects could run to B100bn

2015 projects could run to B100bn
June 19th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The first-year investment budget for the 2.4-trillion-baht infrastructure plan to be proposed today by the transport …[More]

Short-term rice aid proposed

Short-term rice aid proposed
June 19th, 2014 in Government

Measures to address low paddy prices and spiralling production costs are likely to be finalised tomorrow, but some …[More]

Rice agencies, farmers hash out subsidy details

Rice agencies, farmers hash out subsidy details
June 18th, 2014 in Government

A conclusion on how much of a subsidy each rice farming household will receive has not been settled, but an …[More]

Megaproject budget cut

Megaproject budget cut
June 17th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The infrastructure development budget will be trimmed to 2.4 trillion baht from the 3 trillion baht earlier proposed …[More]

Sepo expects more directors of state enterprises to step down

Sepo expects more directors of state enterprises to step down
June 17th, 2014 in Featured, Government

More state-enterprise directors are expected to step down to create vacancies for appointees of the country’s new …[More]