Minimum wage hike likely this month

New minimum wage of over 15 baht rise is expected to take effect at the end of January as New Year’s gift for workers, said Labour Minister Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew.

Pol Gen Adul said on Thursday (Jan 4) that …

Minister assures no recurrence of PromptPay system collapse

The Finance Ministry assured no recurrence of the collapse of the PromptPay electronic cash transfer system after it broke down on Sunday morning.

The assurance was given by Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong after the system collapsed for several hours on …

THAILAND, MYANMAR AND LAOS TO JOINTLY SOLVE SMOKE HAZE

BANGKOK– Thailand, Myanmar and Laos will launch their joint efforts to contain smoke haze later this month, the Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

Lt Gen Wichak Siribansop, chief of the 3rd army, said the 3rd Army Corps would represent Thailand …

SUNFLOWER FARMS DRAW TOURISTS TO KHAO YAI, THAILAND

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand � The Khao Yai National Park, about three hours’ drive by car from Bangkok, is an increasingly popular highland environment tourist attraction.

Thailand’s tourism authority said that last year alone, 1.2 million domestic and foreign tourists visited …

Two ex-NOB chiefs faulted for embezzling temple fund

Former director of the National Office of Buddhism (NOB) and his three accomplices have been faulted by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) for corruption concerning with the state fund provided to Wat Phananchoeng Worawihan.

Former NOB director Nopparat Benjawattananant, former …

E-traffic tickets start today

Traffic police have begun to issue e-traffic tickets to traffic violators today (Dec 17), and fines can be paid online two days after receiving the tickets.

Pol Maj-Gen Akarak Limsangkas, commander of the Special Branch Police Division 3 in charge …