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BMTA blacklists Bestlin Group, moves Forward with Bus Acquisitions

BANGKOK, 28th August 2017 - The board of the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has issued an order to blacklist Bestlin Group from the new NGV bus acquisition auction while deciding to draft new Terms of Reference (TOR).
Date: 28 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Traffic Offenders can pay fine at the Bank

BANGKOK, 22 August 2017 (NNT) - The Royal Thai Police has included a bar code in traffic tickets to enable traffic offenders to pay their fines at the bank.
Date: 22 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

BMA imposes Punishment for Metro Line Accidents

BANGKOK, 29 June 2017 (NNT) - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has imposed a punishment for Metro Line construction contractors, requiring a minimum of three-days interval following any harmful accident.
Date: 29 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

DPM explains Need for Section 44 in Thai-Chinese Rail Project

BANGKOK, 16 June 2017 (NNT) - The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs has explained that Section 44 of the Interim Constitution must be utilized to speed up the Thai-Chinese Rail Project due to its long delay.
Date: 16 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Self-made License Plate illegal: Chiang Mai Transport Office

CHIANG MAI, 30 May 2017 (NNT) - The use of a self-made driver's license plate, the modification of letters and numbers and the imitation of the plate are punishable by law.
Date: 30 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Public Vans told to carry no more than 13 Passengers

BANGKOK, 15 May 2017 (NNT) - The Department of Land Transport has told public vans to carry a maximum of 13 passengers at a time and install an emergency exit door at the back of the vehicle.
Date: 15 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Violators of Passenger Van Regulations to face Fine

BANGKOK, 14 May 2017 (NNT) – From 15 May onwards, the Department of Land Transport (DLT) will be strictly penalizing operators of vans with excess seats installed and vans that operate without an emergency back exit.
Date: 14 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Land Transport Department reports 569 Public Transport Drivers violated Law

BANGKOK, 14th May 2017 (NNT) - The Land Transport Department has found hundreds of cases of law violations by public transport owners and drivers.
Date: 14 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Van Operators demand Relaxing of Rules

BANGKOK, 2 May 2017 (NNT) - Van operators have urged the government to separate charter vans from non-fixed route public vans which face stricter regulations.
Date: 02 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Taxi Cooperatives to face Stricter Rules

BANGKOK, 2nd May 2017 (NNT) - The Cooperative Promotions Department has urged taxi entrepreneurs to make sure that taxi cooperatives operate in line with the law after it found that some taxis had been rented out to drivers without licenses to serve the public.
Date: 02 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Authorities to discuss Rules on Pickup Truck Passengers

BANGKOK, 19 April 2017 (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Kruea-ngam will discuss with the Department of Land Transport and the police and find a conclusion to the regulations on pickup truck passengers.
Date: 19 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Stricter Traffic Rules meant to provide Road Safety: Government Spokesman

BANGKOK, 6 April 2017 (NNT) – The government is calling for the general public to understand its intention to apply stricter traffic rules in order to enhance road safety, said government spokesman Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd.
Date: 06 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Govt clarifies Road Safety Law Enforcement

BANGKOK, 6 April 2017 (NNT) - Prime Minister Office (PMO) Spokesman Lt. Gen, Sansern Kaewkamnerd has disclosed that the government would like to establish a correct understanding among the public about law enforcement and leniency during Songkran festival to ensure safety and reduce accidents as followed.
Date: 06 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

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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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Low-income Earners to receive New Social Welfare Cards

BANGKOK, 12th September 2017 (NNT) - A list of low-income earners eligible for the government's social welfare program will be revealed this Friday.

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ASEAN Meet explores Issues related to Tariff Commitments, Rules under ATIGA

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) - The discussions on Association of South-East Asian Nations' (ASEAN) internal economic-related affairs, which were held in the Philippines at the 31th ASEAN Free Trade Agreement Council, explored issues related to tariff commitments and applicable rules under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA).

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Deadline for Migrant Worker Verification extended for Another Two Weeks

BANGKOK, 8 September 2017 (NNT) - The employment verification process deadline for migrant workers has been extended by another two weeks pending the interviewing with some 80,000 migrant workers.

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Government Never intervenes in Judicial Process, confirms DPM Prawit

BANGKOK, 10 September 2017 (NNT) - Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Ministry Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has denied an allegation that the government is meddling in the justice system.

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