Wednesday Mar 5
Govt eases welfare rules for migrants
Migrant workers who overstay their work visa will not lose their entitlement to social security benefits, the Labour Ministry said yesterday.
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Wednesday Mar 5
Two nabbed, 3.6kg heroin confiscated
Police have arrested suspected drug traffickers in several cases and seized 3.6 kilogrammes of heroin, a large number of methamphetamine and assets believed to have been acquired using drug money in the northern provinces of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Re-run polls go well despite low turnout
BANGKOK, 2 March 2014 The election Commission has reported that the Sunday re-run elections in five provinces where the original vote was cancelled had turnout of 10.20% or 93,835 people.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Turnout low for vote reruns in 5 provinces
RUNS of the widely disrupted general election opened peacefully yesterday in five provinces, poll authorities said, in the first move to complete a troubled vote that could provide a mandate for a new government.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
EC confident smooth operation in make-up election in five provinces
Election Commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakorn Friday expressed confidence that the make-up elections in five provinces on Sunday would be held smoothly.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
TTW plans to expand capacity, eyes Myanmar
Thai Tap Water Supply , a producer and distributor of tap water in Nakhon Pathom and Samut Sakhon for the Provincial Waterworks Authority, plans to invest between Bt2.2 billion and Bt2.5 billion to expand its production capacity by 100,000 cubic metres per day, hoping to generate Bt5.9 billion in revenue this year.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
EC upsets Pheu Thai poll plan
The Election Commission on Wednesday dampened the Pheu Thai Party's hopes of having sufficient MPs to open the House of Representatives next month.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Medical teams to help farmers, protesters
The Public Health Ministry has assigned advanced medical rescue teams to take care of antigovernment protesters and farmers , a senior ministry said Monday.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
EC sets re-elections for late April
BANGKOK, 11 February 2014 The Election Commission has resolved to reorganize the advance polls on April 20 and the general election on April 27 in areas where the previous voting could not take place due to obstructions by protesters.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Tue Feb 11, 2014
General election re-runs set for April
Advance voting was blocked in 83 constituencies on Jan 26 - 47 in southern provinces, 33 in Bangkok, and one each in Phetchabun, Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkhram - because of disruptions by anti-government protesters led by People's Democratic Reform Committee .
Oil tanker strikes, knocks down, St. Anne statue in Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand, Feb 11, 2014 / 12:04 am .- A landmark 26 foot Thai statue of St. Anne revered by local fishermen was knocked down last week, after being hit by a oil tanker.