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
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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]

NCPO backs innovation drive

NCPO backs innovation drive
August 12th, 2014 in Featured, Government

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is throwing its support behind science, technology and …[More]

Franchises urged to think international

Franchises urged to think international
August 12th, 2014 in Government

The Business Development Department will select a hundred leading franchise businesses to attend a franchise …[More]

OTP calls for setting uprail standards department

OTP calls for setting uprail standards department
August 12th, 2014 in Government

A new rail transport department has been suggested to support new rail development and set standards for safety …[More]

Rice auction draws active but conservative bidding

Rice auction draws active but conservative bidding
August 8th, 2014 in Government

The military regime yesterday put 167,000 tonnes of rice from state stocks up for auction, the first lot to go under …[More]

Factory permits pick up the pace

Factory permits pick up the pace
August 6th, 2014 in Government

The Industry Ministry has approved factory permits for 158 of the 241 applications submitted last month after the …[More]

Private sector to push for business reforms

Private sector to push for business reforms
August 6th, 2014 in Government

Private sector representatives in the new Parliament will push for more than 100 draft bills and legal amendments …[More]

Low-paid govt workers may get salary boost

Low-paid govt workers may get salary boost
August 5th, 2014 in Government

The Finance Ministry intends to complete discussions with the Comptroller-General’s Department this week in …[More]

Subsidiary legislation to facilitate 20% private participation in transport

Subsidiary legislation to facilitate 20% private participation in transport
August 5th, 2014 in Government

The private sector is expected to take a 20-per-cent stake in the country’s transport mega-projects worth Bt2.4 …[More]

Dual-rail to be built this year

Dual-rail to be built this year
August 1st, 2014 in Government

The procurement process for a double-track rail route from Chachoengsao to Saraburi’s Kaeng Khoi district will be …[More]

Ministry mulls rice sales to China, Malaysia

Ministry mulls rice sales to China, Malaysia
July 31st, 2014 in Government

The Commerce Ministry will negotiate with China and Malaysia over the purchase of rice from the upcoming …[More]

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]

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