Thailand English-language News For May 25, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 25, 2017, Newsline presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: • 02:28 | Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has addressed a seminar attended by more than 2,000 local administrators and business owners at the Prince of Songhkla University in Southern Thailand on the government’s Thailand 4.0 policy and the opportunities it will bring to the […]

Thailand English-language News For May 22, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 22, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: • Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has said he is happy with the junta’s achievements since seizing power three years ago, but has warned that there are still people who are attempting to discredit the government and tarnish its reputation, despite its achievements. • […]

Thailand English-language News For May 4, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 4, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered government agencies to respond promptly to areas affected by drought. Relevant agencies have been ordered to construct water management data centres to coordinate their response to drought. • Thailand Deputy Prime Minister for legal affairs, […]

Thailand English-language News For April 24, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 24, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: •Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the police, military, and civil authorities to strictly enforce the country’s laws that ban those under 20-years-old from entering entertainment venues. According to Thailand government spokesperson, Lieutenant General Sansern Kaewkamnerd, authorities have been ordered to ensure strict […]

Thailand English-language News For April 18, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 18, 2017, Newsline presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: • Four subcommittees that have been hearing submissions from a range of stakeholders in regard to reconciliation will meet with Thailand Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, General Prawit Wongsuwan, to discuss any major concerns and suggestions before they are submitted to […]

Thailand English-language News For April 14, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 14, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • The Bureau of the Royal Household has affirmed that the Grand Palace will remain open during the 2017 Songkran holiday period to enable those wishing to pay their respects to the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last October 13 after a […]

Thailand English-language News For April 13, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 13, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday that the drafting of ten organic laws will be completed on time and planning for a Thailand general election should start early in 2018. • The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has put on […]

Thailand English-language News For April 11, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 11, 2017, Newsline presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: • Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said Article 44 of the 2014 Interim Thailand Constitution was needed to fill vacancies arising in the State Audit Commission (SAC) in September, and from the departure of five Constitutional Court judges making the quorum incomplete and […]

Thailand English-language News For April 10, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 10, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • Thailand government spokesperson, Lieutenant General Sansern Kaewkamnerd, has confirmed that Article 44 of the 2014 Interim Constitution, the so-called omnipotent clause, can still be used to streamline the government’s work and allow authorities to work unhindered, despite last week’s signing of the 2017 […]

Thailand English-language News For April 7, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 7, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • HM King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun yesterday promulgated Thailand’s 20th constitution since the end of absolute monarchy in 1932, bringing closer the prospect of democratic elections following the May 22, 2014 coup d’état. • In a national television broadcast Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that despite the 2014 […]