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August 29, 2014 8:57 pm

Prayuth vows to remove Cabinet members with poor performance

"Any Cabinet member who does not work well will be replaced. There is no limit in the number of Cabinet reshuffle. Bad people will have to go and whoever is corrupt will be sent to jail. So please..

August 29, 2014 8:56 pm

Prayuth says military figures to be on Cabinet to deal with..

He also insisted that he would serve the country for the benefit of the country and the people, adding that he did not side with any particular political party. "I want everyone in the..

August 29, 2014 8:28 pm

Prayuth urges all sectors to help fight corruption

"Corruption has been deep-rooted in Thai society. The problem needs to be seriously addressed now. In order to see concrete and rapid progress within one year, we require the cooperation of all..

August 29, 2014 8:28 pm

Prayuth denies NCPO ignores corruption problems in reform..

"I have also heard concerns from certain sectors that the NCPO has not included the prevention and tackling of corruption in the 11-point Reform Agenda. I wish to state here that the NCPO gives..

August 29, 2014 8:27 pm

Prayuth voices concern over aging society

"It is an inherent Thai culture to take care of parents and the elderly as best we can," Prayuth said during his weekly TV programme. "It is pleasing to note that people's longevity has..

August 29, 2014 8:25 pm

Prayuth says Thailand needs to increase competitiveness..

"We must raise our competitiveness to equal that of our neighbours, especially with some countries that can be considered to be both partners and significant economic competitors," Prayuth said..

August 29, 2014 8:23 pm

PM Prayuth thanks NLA, Thais for having confidence in him

During his weekly TV programme when he spoke the first time as the PM, Prayuth said he wished to express his deep gratitude for His Majesty for appointing him as the prime minsiter. "This has..

August 29, 2014 6:18 pm

NLA passes repayment collection bill in first reading

NLA board members voted 168 in support of the bill with four abstentions. The NLA also set up a 25-member special committee to complete the bill vetting within seven days. According to the..

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August 29, 2014 5:14 pm

Possible halt in petroleum exports

Puangthip Silpasart, deputy director-general of the department, said Friday that the prime minister said that a possible halt would assist the country while energy reforms are underway. At..

August 29, 2014 5:01 pm

Vietnam recognises Asia's oldest couple

Documents had confirmed the birth dates of farmers Cao Vien, 106, and Vu Thi Hai, 100, according to the Vietnam Guiness Book Centre, its director Le Tran Truong An told dpa. "We have sufficient..

August 29, 2014 4:47 pm

Iceland declares volcano red alert after eruption

While Bardarbunga, located under Europe’s largest glacier, had not yet started spewing ash as of early Friday, the release of a massive cloud remained a possible scenario with potentially dire..

August 29, 2014 4:42 pm

Former Democrat MP jailed for state land encroachment

A former influential kamnan based in Kanchanaburi, Pracha, 71, has been released on bail for a guarantee worth Bt100,000, during a period his appeals is underway. He was present at Friday’s..