The dismissal of the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) chief would disrupt Thailand’s drug distribution system, health advocates warn.
Science and technology development in Thailand is “going downhill” under the Pheu Thai government, which sees research only in terms of short-term business gains, says the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA).
Chiang Mai’s red-shirts, known as Rak Chiang Mai 51, may not join their fellow reds at a rally planned by the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) at Ratchaprasong intersection on Sunday to mark the third anniversary of the May 19, 2010 dispersal of protesters by the military.
Former finance minister Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala has warned that a policy rate cut cannot tame the influx of capital inflows but would instead create a bubble in the economy.
Local security agencies are revoking arrest warrants for suspected insurgents in the deep South on a case-by-case basis.
Democrat heavyweights moved Thursday to quell rumours about an internal rift involving party reforms in anticipation of a snap election.
A major reform of the Democrat Party, to revamp its internal structure, attract new supporters and position the party as a viable alternative to the current government will be ready in three months, ahead of an expected snap election, party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Thursday.
The wonderful thing about representative democracy is that, not only do we get exactly what we vote for, but the people sitting in government also represent exactly the people walking in the streets. It’s like a reflection in the mirror.
Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva is predicting a snap general election at the end of this year _ one which he admits his party is likely to lose.
The Corrections Department will unshackle all prisoners serving maximum jail terms in prisons across the country within three months, department chief Suchart Wonganantachai promised on Wednesday.
Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was trying to hoodwink the public by comparing Thai politics and the sportsmanship of English football, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Wednesday.
Popular messaging app Viber, which already boasts 200 million users, has extended its service to desktop PC and Mac computers, in addition to smartphones and tablets.
The government’s proposed high-speed train network is unlikely to win over passengers from budget airlines if operating costs are the main factor.
Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi will don full costume and take to the stage in front of international delegates as part of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai, but denies it will be “inappropriate”.
AYUTTHAYA – Given a choice to unite or die, three small schools in tambon Thai Noi of Bang Ban district have launched a programme to join classes, improve education quality and survive the education ministry’s project to close the country’s smallest schools.
Neither local government politicians nor the People’s Movement for a Just Society (P-Move) were happy with the vague answers they received from the government after submitting their demands on Tuesday.
“Garbage”, that’s the exact word used by Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi to label all the non-governmental organisations, environmental and civic groups which plan to protest in Chiang Mai over the next week, when some 1,500 delegates from 49 countries are attending the Second Asia-Pacific Water Summit in the northern capital.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama tried to swat down a pair of brewing controversies Monday (US time).
Friends of the Asian Elephant foundation has urged the government to back off from young giant panda Lin Ping’s new 15-year loan agreement that is to cost around 660 million baht.
The Democrat Party on Monday resolved to field Tankhun Jitt-itsara as its candidate in the June 16 by-election in Bangkok’s Constituency 12 (Don Muang), party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said.
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