Artikel tagged “government”

  • 41 Thai MPs facing investigation over alleged media shares

    41 Thai MPs facing investigation over alleged media shares

    … and 27 of them are from the pro-Junta Palang Pracharat Party.

  • Bangkok to Hua Hin van operators blame Prayut but passengers say the service was “terrible”

    Bangkok to Hua Hin van operators blame Prayut but passengers say the service was “terrible”

    PHOTO: NewsBeezer A minivan service from Bangkok to Hua Hin has been forced to conclude services by the end of  June. “June and James Transport” are blaming the military government and NCPO leader Prayut Chan-o-cha. But Manager Online says reviews from customers shed a different light on the story saying the service was “terrible”

  • Malaysian diplomat visits Thailand’s deep South to resume peace talks

    Malaysian diplomat visits Thailand’s deep South to resume peace talks

    PHOTO: Tan Sri Abdul Rahim bin Mohammad Noor arrives for talks with Lt-Gen Pornsak Poonsawat, commander of Thailand’s Fourth Army Region – Thai PBS The nominated Malaysian facilitator to continue ongoing peace talks between the Thai government and Mara Patani, an umbrella organisation for Thailand’s separatist groups in the Deep South, wraps up a two day visit to the region today. The visit was the first by Malaysia’s former police chief, Tan Sri Abdul Rahim bin Mohammad Noor, since he was appointed to the post.

  • Government set to clampdown on overcharging in the pet medical care industry

    Government set to clampdown on overcharging in the pet medical care industry

    Not content with just clamping down on some of the excesses of the Private Hospital system for humans in Thailand, the government is now planning to keep an eye on the prices of medication, medical supplies and medical services at pet clinics and pet hospitals as well. As with the Thai private hospital system a swell of complaints about high prices and rip offs for pet services has spurred the action. The director-general of the Internal Trade Department, Whichai Phochanakij, says authorities will act immediately as they already have legislation and new rules in place covering the regulation of medication and medical services for the human versions of hospitals and medication

  • “We were robbed of victory” – Future Forward’s Thanathorn

    “We were robbed of victory” – Future Forward’s Thanathorn

    Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the 40 year old Future Forward leader who was up against Prayut Chan-o-cha for the position of PM yesterday, says that the pro-democracy alliance hasn’t conceded defeat but, he says, were “robbed of their victory”. He is vowing to work harder outside parliament to prove that to the people.

  • 100 baht tourist tax to cover basic insurance and repatriation

    100 baht tourist tax to cover basic insurance and repatriation

    Every foreign tourist arriving or departing Thailand will be charged 100 baht for basic insurance which would cover money for emergencies and repatriation of their body if they meet with misadventure. As reported yesterday, the Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports proposes that every foreign tourist visiting Thailand should be charged a levy to cover basic insurance and life insurance

  • 5G: Welcome to instant internet

    5G: Welcome to instant internet

    5G will change everything.

  • NCPO and NLA members resign to take up positions as senators in next parliament

    NCPO and NLA members resign to take up positions as senators in next parliament

    Members of the current Cabinet and the National Legislative Assembly, who are hoping to become senators in the new parliament, are expected to resign as the NCPO prepares senatorial appointments for royal endorsement by the end of this week. Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam says that the NCPO will submit its list of 250 appointed senators by this Friday. He said that aspiring senators would first need to quit their current posts in the government and the NCPO before the list can be submitted for royal endorsement

  • Businesses rush in to capitalise on medical marijuana mania

    Businesses rush in to capitalise on medical marijuana mania

    The recent legalisation of medical marijuana in Thailand is spurring active efforts to investigate and develop the plant’s medicinal properties. Earlier this year, the government legalised medical marijuana citing research suggesting that cannabis may be beneficial in treating some chronic conditions. Despite the fairly ambiguous and unspecific wording in the legislation, many companies are now actively pursuing a profitable future from exploiting the current interest surrounding the plant and the legislation that decriminalised its use in Thailand.

  • Seastead structure dragged back to shore by Royal Thai Navy

    Seastead structure dragged back to shore by Royal Thai Navy

    A floating seastead has today been towed by a naval vessel back to the Port of Phuket in Cape Panwa. Meanwhile the Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam is challenging the owners and builders of the structure to take the Thai Government and Navy to the International Court of Justice.