Customs Dept. admits breaching WTO rules on Philip Morris cigarette imports

Customs Dept. admits breaching WTO rules on Philip Morris cigarette imports

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  • King urges new cabinet to work for people’s happiness and national security

    His Majesty the King offered moral support to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his cabinet ministers and urged them to perform their duties for the happiness of the people and the security of the country, as they had pledged to do during the swearing-in ceremony. The Prime Minister led his...
  • Thailand and world prepare for cryptocurrency challenges

    The Libra project has shaken the global financial scene since Facebook, with a group of founding members, announced the proposed cryptocurrency last month. The plan to launch a new currency next year is ambitious and controversial, as Libra is scrutinized by central banks around the globe, including the US Federal...
  • PM pleads for cooperation from all Thais in NCPO farewell speech

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today pleaded for cooperation from the Thai people and all state officials to protect the democratic system with the King as head of state for national peace and order and for the preservation of the Thai culture and way of life. “Thailand is now fully governed...
  • 12 northeastern provinces to face water crisis

    Twelve of Thailand’s northeastern provinces are at risk of drought due to lower than normal rainfall, which has resulted in the volume of water stored in the region’s reservoirs to fall to less than 30% of their storage capacities, according to the Office of National Water Resources (ONWR). The serious...
  • Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill that has revived fears of China tightening its grip over the former British colony and eroding its freedoms. Clashes broke out as...
  • Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title

    LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest nut for Roger Federer to crack, repelling all the Swiss threw at him in an epic duel to win a fifth Wimbledon crown in the longest singles final in the tournament’s 133-year history on Sunday. The indefatigable 32-year-old withstood almost five...
Search underway for 4 people after a pavilion collapses into Mae Klong River

Search underway for 4 people after a pavilion collapses into Mae Klong River

TMD issues first weather warning after tropical storm ‘Mun’

TMD issues first weather warning after tropical storm ‘Mun’

‘Add Carabao’ joins fight against toxic pesticides

‘Add Carabao’ joins fight against toxic pesticides

Thanathorn admits Thais cannot rely on foreigners to fight for democracy

Thanathorn admits Thais cannot rely on foreigners to fight for democracy

DCD – No need to warn about travel abroad after case of Lyme disease in Thailand

DCD – No need to warn about travel abroad after case of Lyme disease in Thailan...

Customs Dept. admits breaching WTO rules on Philip Morris cigarette imports

Customs Dept. admits breaching WTO rules on Philip Morris cigarette imports

Red-shirt leader suggests opposition MPs shape up and focus on real issues

Red-shirt leader suggests opposition MPs shape up and focus on real issues

Search underway for 4 people after a pavilion collapses into Mae Klong River

Search underway for 4 people after a pavilion collapses into Mae Klong River

‘Add Carabao’ joins fight against toxic pesticides

‘Add Carabao’ joins fight against toxic pesticides

Thanathorn admits Thais cannot rely on foreigners to fight for democracy

Thanathorn admits Thais cannot rely on foreigners to fight for democracy

DCD – No need to warn about travel abroad after case of Lyme disease in Thailand

DCD – No need to warn about travel abroad after case of Lyme disease in Thailan...

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Asean

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Thailand and world prepare for cryptocurrency challenges

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It’s not how Cabinet looks; it’s how Prayut formed it

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha may have taken one step closer to the brink with the Cabinet he has set up....
That is bad news for him, but worse news for the Thai people is that if his government is to go down, it can be because of politics that has little to do with day-to-day...

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