Supreme Court acquits Sonthi of lese majeste charge

The Supreme Court today acquitted Sonthi Limthongkul, former leader of the yellow-shirt People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), of lese majeste charge for his address at a political rally in July 2008.

The ruling was seen as to reverse earlier ruling …

NBTC to comply with NCPO order to extend digital TV auction fees

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission will follow the directive of the National Council for Peace and Order to extend the payments of the remaining auction fee instalments of digital TV operators from three to six periods.

NBTC secretary-general Takorn …

Floods claim 11 lives in South

As floods continued to wreck havoc to the southern provinces with more heavy rains today, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said so far 11 people have drowned and two others went missing.

It said floods have affected 157,580 …

IE to focus on firms with high-growth potential

Seven months into his new role as CEO of International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, Lee Ark Boon is streamlining efforts at the trade development agency to prioritise high-growth companies over those with low growth, a move he says will boost the …

Nations committed to establishing digital economy

The G-20 member countries are committed to establishing a digital economy as an innovative instrument for improving global economic growth, the Chinese Vice Minister of Finance, Zhu Guangyao, said here on Thursday.

“Innovative growth is a main theme and key …

Number of thalassemia patients reduced in Azerbaijan

Some 213 patients were initially diagnosed with thalassemia in Azerbaijan last year, according to a recent statistical report. The new statistics reveals that the number of thalassemia patients reduced in Azerbaijan as compared to previous years.

In 2010 there were …