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 March 20, 2017

In the March 20, 2017 edition of Newsline, presenter Cholaphansa Narula  tells us about: • Acknowledging a World Bank report, Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said that while Thailand has tremendous potential for economic growth, since 2005 Thailand GDP growth had only averaged 3.3 per cent per year. Attributing the low growth to diminishing competitiveness, […]

Thailand Alcohol Law Changes Threaten Culinary Title, Enrich Others

Thailand Alcohol Law Changes Threaten Culinary Title, Enrich Others

An amendment to Thailand’s Alcohol Control Act threatens to stymie Bangkok’s reputation as an international culinary centre while at the same time adding considerable value to the plethora of beer and go-go bars that give the Thai capital – and several other locations – its character and international adult-nightlife reputation. Drafted by the National Alcoholic […]