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Credit Union League of Thailand asks NLA to amend Cooperatives Act BE 2542

BANGKOK, 12th September 2017 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly has been asked to amend the country’s law governing cooperatives in order to help strengthen members.
Date: 13 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

SEPO Member explains Need for New Act on State Enterprises

BANGKOK, 11th September 2017 (NNT) - A State Enterprise Policy (SEPO) Office member has explained the need to reform the nation’s state enterprises.
Date: 11 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA endorses New Version of Entertainment Place Act

BANGKOK, 8th September 2017 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly has endorsed the new version of the law governing entertainment venues in the country. At its sitting on Thursday, the NLA deliberated the draft amendment of the Entertainment Place Act, which has been vetted by the respective special committee. Chairman of the vetting ...
Date: 07 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA endorses Legislation to do with State Enterprise Development

BANGKOK, 2nd September 2017 (NNT) - The Thai legislature has resolved to endorse the draft Supervision and Administration of State Enterprises Act, at its weekly sitting.
Date: 02 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Chanthaburi launches Factory Inspection to ensure Legal Compliance

CHANTHABURI, 17th August 2017 (NNT) - The administrative and security sectors of Chanthaburi province have jointly inspected factories in the capital district to ensure legal compliance of the factory owners and workers.
Date: 17 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Thai Legislature approves SME Promotion Bill

BANGKOK, 12th August 2017 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has endorsed the draft SME Promotion Act in the hope of stabilizing the Thai economy.
Date: 12 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Kamphaeng Phet Sugar Cane Producers consider amending Sugar Act

KAMPHAENG PHET, 24 July 2017 (NNT) - The Kamphaeng Phet Cane Planters Association Zone 6 held a meeting with local authorities to share their thoughts on amending the sugar act.
Date: 24 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Sugar Cane Growers ready for Amendment to Sugar Cane and Sugar Act

BANGKOK, 17th July 2017 (NNT) - Sugar cane farmers and factories are bracing themselves for the crop’s price to be floated once relevant laws are amended.
Date: 17 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Section 44 will not be used to solve Para Rubber Price Problem

BANGKOK, 11 July 2017 (NNT) - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed all sectors to study how to to further increase para rubber consumption while confirming that the government will not use Section 44 to tackle a Para rubber price drop.
Date: 12 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Wissanu: Invocation of Article 44 meant to assist Local Businesses

BANGKOK, 9th July 2017 (NNT) - Deputy Prime Minister for Legal Affairs Wissanu Krea-ngam has confirmed that the utilization of Article 44 of the interim constitution to delay the enforcement of the migrant labor law is intended to prevent interruption to local businesses.
Date: 09 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NRSA accepts Petition from Credit Union Cooperative

BANGKOK, 8th July 2017 (NNT) - The Credit Union League of Thailand Limited has asked the reform organ to review Section 8/1 of the Cooperatives Act.
Date: 08 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Online Stores to come under Strict Control

BANGKOK, 3 July 2017 (NNT) - The Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) met with relevant agencies to develop measures to ensure that online stores don't take advantage of their consumers.
Date: 03 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Section 44 will be used to speed up Rail Project

BANGKOK, 12 June 2017 (NNT) - Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak will ask the Cabinet to enforce Section 44 to expedite the delayed Thai-Chinese railway project. Mr. Somkid has expressed his confidence that the Ministry of Transport will be able to sumbit nine double track train projects to the Cabinet for consideration this year.
Date: 12 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Section 44 will be enforced to stimulate Investment in EEC

BANGKOK, 23 May 2017 (NNT) - The Cabinet has approved the enforcement of Section 44 of the temporary charter with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project to facilitate investors.
Date: 23 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Cabinet approves New Consumer Protection Strategic Plan

BANGKOK, 9th May 2017 (NNT) - The weekly Cabinet meeting has resolved to approve a number of plans to help with the reform and development of the country.
Date: 09 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

3 Rice Traders found violating Rice Trading Act

BANGKOK, 28 April 2017 (NNT) - The Department of Internal Trade (DIT) has taken legal action against three rice manufacturers for taking advantage of farmers.
Date: 28 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

State Enterprise Restructuring Bill to reach Cabinet this Month

BANGKOK, 19 April 2017 (NNT) – The State Enterprise Policy Committee is pushing forward the draft law on an overhaul of state enterprises, aiming to submit it to the Cabinet for consideration within this month.
Date: 19 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Amata Corporation optimistic about Impact of Eastern Special Economic Zone Act

BANGKOK, 17th April 2017 (NNT) - Amata Corporation has expressed its confidence that the Eastern Special Economic Zone Act will jump-start investment in the Thai economy.
Date: 17 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Stricter Laws to be enforced to prevent Business Scams

BANGKOK, 14th April 2017 (NNT) - Measures will soon be put in place to prevent business scams after a company, ‘Wealth Ever’, defrauded at least 1,500 people, urging them to get involved in a scheme for as little as 9,000 baht in exchange for a trip to Japan.
Date: 14 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

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ASEAN, Dialogue Partners hope for End of Marawi Conflict Soon

MANILA - The ASEAN member states and its dialogue partners are hoping that the more than three-month fighting in Marawi be resolved soon.

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ASEAN Public Relations strengthen Regional Structure

Badung, Bali (ANTARA News) - Public relations and communication are keys to obtain public understanding and participation in order to strengthen the regional organization's position at the global level, Director General of Public Information and Communication at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, stated here on Wednesday.

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OSMEP recognizes Hundreds of SMEs for Outstanding Work

BANGKOK, 21 September 2017 (NNT) - The Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (OSMEP) has held a ceremony to offer accolades to SME operators from across the country who have been successful in business.

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Labor Minister orders Investigation into Complication of employing Highland People

BANGKOK, 21 September 2017 (NNT) - The Minister of Labor has instructed Labor Ministry officials to investigate into the claim that employers do not receive convenience on submitting work permit application for highland people.

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Malaysia-Thailand to ink MoU on Security Cooperation

BANGKOK, Sept 20 (Bernama) - There will be closer security cooperation between Malaysia and Thailand with the establishment of a Joint Committee on Security Cooperation, according to a cabinet resolution document released by the Thai government.

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Government reveals Aims of Mobile Cabinet Meeting

SUPHAN BURI, 18 September 2017 (NNT) - The Prime Minister has led his Cabinet on a retreat in the central region, aiming to foster development and connectivity between the country’s two oceans.

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ASEAN enhances Coordination to tackle Cyber Threats

SINGAPORE, Sept 18 (Bernama) - ASEAN member states have agreed on the importance of enhancing coordination to ensure that its cybersecurity efforts across various platforms in countering increasingly sophisticated cyber threats are focused, effective and in synergy with one another.

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NLA Committee on Legal Affairs gets Update on Subcommittees’ Works

BANGKOK, 17th September 2017 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly committee on legal affairs has been updated on the progress of all plans implemented by its subcommittees.

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Legislators urged to adopt Information Technology

BANGKOK, 17th September 2017 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is keen to integrate digital and information technology into its work to increase efficiency and productivity.

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ASEAN to promote Trade with Russia and EAEU

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - ASEAN Economic Ministers agreed to expand trade with Russia and those grouped in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

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Cabinet approves Capital Market Development Plan

BANGKOK, 13 September 2017 (NNT) - The cabinet approved a third development plan for capital markets as an economic driving force.

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Conclusion of the ASEAN-Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) and the ASEAN-Hong Kong, China Investment Agreement (AHKIA)

The Economic Ministers of ASEAN and Hong Kong, China (HKC) announced the conclusion of the ASEAN-HKC Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) and the ASEANHKC Investment Agreement (AHKIA) at the Second ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-HKC Consultations held on 9 September 2017 in Pasay City, the Philippines.

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