Political

Gen Prawit Presents 6-Year National Security Policy
  BANGKOK, July 2 (TNA) - Deputy Prime Minister and also  Defence Minister  Gen Prawit Wongsuwan on Thursday presented a six-year national security policy,  starting this year, urging activists  to stop creating unrest and give the current government in implementing  its roadmap,...
02-07-15 | 7252 views
Survey Shows Prime Minister Could Be An Outsider
  BANGKOK, July 2 (TNA) – A recent survey showed majority of respondents agreed that a Thai prime minister in future could be an outsider should the country faces a crisis on the condition that  the person must receive at least two-thirds of a total member of the House of Representatives votes,...
02-07-15 | 7238 views
Thai PM Leaves for Mekong-Japan Summit
  BANGKOK, July 2 (TNA) - Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-ocha has left Bangkok for Tokyo to attend the 7th Mekong-Japan Summit, scheduled for July 2-4, during which he will declare Thailand's readiness to cooperate with neighbouring countries on strengthening the Greater Mekong Subregion...
02-07-15 | 2634 views
Thai PM to Attend 7th Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo July 2-4
  BANGKOK, June 30 (TNA)- Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is attending an upcoming summit in Tokyo, where leaders of Mekong countries and Japan are expected to adopt a new development strategy and review their cooperation to reduce intraregional disparities.   General...
30-06-15 | 1096 views
Thai FM Tanasak Disappointed by US Human Rights Report
  BANGKOK, June 30 (TNA) - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Gen.Tanasak Patimapragon has expressed disappointment over a US 2014 report on  human rights violations in Thailand, saying that  the Foreign Affairs Ministry is preparing to clarify the issue  to the US embassy...
30-06-15 | 987 views
Chiang Mai Fully-Ready for Tuesday Cabinet Meeting
  CHIANG MAI, June 29 (TNA) - The northern resort proviince of Chiang Mai is now fully-prepared to welcome Tuesday’s mobile Cabinet meeting.   Chiang Mai Governor Suriya Prasartbandit confirmed his province's 100 per cent-readiness for holding the June 30 mobile Cabinet meeting on...
29-06-15 | 1037 views
Gen Prayut Threatens to ‘Take Action’ against Student Activists
  BANGKOK, June 25 (TNA) - Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha  warned on Thursday that  legal action would be imposed on a group of  students from Khon Kaen University  if they  violated the law and asked others not to join them.   Gen. Prayut, who is also the...
25-06-15 | 966 views
Indian Navy Fleet Ships Pay Visit to Thailand
  CHONBURI, June 25 (TNA) - Two of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships carrying up to 500 naval personnel under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh have entered Sattahip in the eastern province of Chonburi on a four-day visit as part of a two month long operational deployment to...
25-06-15 | 1079 views
New National Flag Flown at Government House
    BANGKOK, June 24 (TNA) - The new national flag on its new pole has been raised in front of the Santi Maitree Building in the compound of Government House, after the new flagpole was installed, as instructed by  Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-ocha, to demonstrate national...
24-06-15 | 1348 views
ACMECS to Jointly Fight against MERS-CoV
    NAY PYI TAW 24 (TNA) - Thailand is ready to work together with other member countries of the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation  Strategy (ACMECS) to control the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the grouping.   Deputy Government...
24-06-15 | 1104 views
ACMECS Approves Two Accords
    NAY PYI TAW, June 23 (TNA) - Government leaders of  the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation  Strategy (ACMECS) on Tuesday  gave their approval to the Nay Pyi Taw Declaration and ACMECS Plan of Action from 2016 to 2018.    The government leaders...
23-06-15 | 1218 views
Thai PM: ACMECS Is for Regional Development
    Nay Pyi Taw, June 23  (TNA)  -  Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayut  Chan-ocha said on Tuesday the purpose of  the establishment of the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic  Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)  is for cooperation  and development on a...
23-06-15 | 1122 views
Former Thai PM Yingluck Celebrates 48th Birthday
  BANGKOK, June 21 (TNA) – Thailand’s Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra celebrated her 48th birthday on Sunday by performing a religious ceremony and merit-making activities. Ms Yingluck, accompanied by her husband Anusorn and her son Supasek Amornchat, travelled to ‘ Wat...
21-06-15 | 1077 views
Thai PM leaves for disaster conference in Japan
BANGKOK, March 13 -- Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha left Bangkkok on Friday for Japan to attend the 3rd UN World Conference
13-03-15 | 4917 views
Foreign Ministry: Human trafficking problem to be solved soon
BANGKOK, March 13 -- Human trafficking problem in Thailand should be solved soon and the government is determined
13-03-15 | 2957 views
NCPO leaders says no intention to stay in politics
BANGKOK, March 6 -- The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) which has seized admistrative power in Thailand
06-03-15 | 3547 views
PM says govt will complete good governance in 2015
BANGKOK, March 6 -- Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha reiterated Friday his government would move forward
06-03-15 | 1829 views
Joint panel to consider petroleum concessions
BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- Thailand's deputy government spokesman expects a joint committee to be formed this week
23-02-15 | 2478 views
Thai Defense Minister, Army Chief visit Cambodia
BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- Thai Deputy Prime Minister/Defense Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwon and Deputy Defence
23-02-15 | 1991 views
German gov't invites nine officials to observe election
BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- As the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) has decided to hold Thailand’s next general election
23-02-15 | 1809 views