Artikel tagged “provinces”

  • Former PM Abhisit calls for election of provincial governors

    Former PM Abhisit calls for election of provincial governors

    PHOTO: Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva – The Nation The Democrat Party leader and former PM, Abhisit Vejjajiva, is promising to push for elections of provincial governors as part of administrative reforms. He says the decentralisation of power to residents in the provinces was necessary to help reduce inequality between regions. “It is time for provinces all over the country to be able to elect their governors

  • Phuket Tourist Court to open late this month

    Phuket Tourist Court to open late this month

    PHUKET: The Phuket Tourist Court will open late this month, while another five such courts will open across the country before year’s end, Court of Justice spokesman Sitthisak Wanachakij has announced. The specialized court, set up to expedite cases involving foreign holiday-makers – about 20 million tourists visit Thailand every year – will encourage negotiations between parties and will video technology to hear witness testimonies from other provinces, Mr Sitthisak said. The Phuket Tourist Court will be one of seven such courts established in major tourist destinations in the country.

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