THAI GOVT MAKING GOOD PROGRESS ON YINGLUCK INVESTIGATION

BANGKOK, Thailand — The Thai government has claimed that it is making good progress on the investigation into the sudden disappearance of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, but refused to disclose details on it.

Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan …

THAILAND TO HOST WORLD JEWELLERY CONGRESS

BANGKOK, Sept 6 (NNN-TNA) — The Commerce Minister has confirmed that Thailand is ready to organise a world jewellery congress in Bangkok this November.

Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said the CIBJO Congress 2017 scheduled Shangri-La Hotel on Nov 2-7, is …

Finance to speed up law to promote joint venture startups

The National Start Up Committee says it is speedily drafting a legislation that will exempt capital gain tax for start-up business that is jointly invested by Thai and foreign investors.

The move is aimed at attracting more foreign investors to …

DPM PREDICTS MALAYSIA WILL BEAT THAILAND 1-0

BAGAN DATUK, Malaysia — Deputy Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s take is that Malaysia will edge defending champions Thailand 1-0 in tonight’s Kuala Lumpur SEA Games football final.

Their (Thailand’s) quality of play is good but both teams are …

Finance to rescreen low income earners

The Finance Ministry will re-verify qualifications of all low-income earners registering for state welfare as 6,600 of them were found to have held higher education degrees.

Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said the rescreening process is necessary, because some of the …