BANGKOK, 18 August 2014 – The committee drafting the National Legislative Assembly (NLA)’s meeting regulations has appointed a chairman and has set a timeframe of 15 days for completing its duty.
BANGKOK, 17 August 2014 - The National Council for Peace and Order has approved a special budget to tackle flood problems across the country.
BANGKOK, 18 August 2014 – The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has allocated a Bt15 million budget to help cover the travel costs for Thai Muslims who plan to attend the Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, and the first flight will depart on 27 August.
BANGKOK, 18 August 2014 - The National Anti-Corruption Commission has not decided to recommend whether members of the soon-to-be-established National Reform Council should declare their assets.
BANGKOK, 20 August 2014 - The Meteorological Department has warned residents living in Thailand’s northern and northeastern regions to brace for heavy rains on August 20-21.
A monsoon is set to be sweeping past Thailand’s northern region, Laos, and Vietnam. Meanwhile, another southwestern monsoon would be covering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.
Thailand is likely to face scattered rainstorms in 40 percent up to 70 percent of the country due to these monsoons. Gusty winds and torrential rains are expected across 14 provinces in the North and upper Northeast as well.
Those provinces include Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Nan, Phrae, Phayao, Lampang, Tak, Loei, Nong Khai, Nong Bua Lamphu, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon, and Nakhon Phanom.
Bangkok and its suburbs, meanwhile, would be covered with cloudy skies and face scattered thunderstorms throughout 70 percent of the capital. Temperatures are set to hover between 26-27 degrees Celsius at minimum and 32-34 degrees Celsius at maximum.
BANGKOK, 17 August 2014 - The Rubber Research Institute of Thailand has predicted that the rubber price in the country will drop due to the decreasing oil price, appreciation of the currency and economic slowdowns in the Eurozone and China.
BANGKOK, 16 Aug 2014, - The Chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), General Prayuth Chan-Ocha, has reassured domestic and international investors of the stability of the nation’s political sector and economy.
BANGKOK, 16 August 2014 – Injured victims of the recent collapse of a condominium building in Pathum Thani and relatives of the dead will receive compensation worth 1 million baht in total from the project owner while one more engineer has reported himself to the police.
BANGKOK, 17 August 2014 - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will meet on 18th August 2014 to set up an ad hoc committee responsible for drafting the meeting regulations of the NLA and review the 2015 Appropriations Bill.
BANGKOK, 17 August 2014 - The Transport Ministry is planning to propose an urgent transport infrastructure development plan to the National Legislative Assembly for deliberation next week.