Thailand: rice bill expected to be approved World

Thailand: rice bill expected to be approved

A committee considering the draft rice law of Thailand had showed optimism that a revised version of the bill will satisfy all relevant parties when it was put into the second debate at the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on February 26.
Thai Cabinet endorses first gay marriage bill in Asia World

Thai Cabinet endorses first gay marriage bill in Asia

The Thai Cabinet has endorsed the Civil Partnership Bill, which would allow same-sex couples to enter into a legally recognized civil institution similar to marriage, before submitting it to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) for consideration.
Thailand selects Election Commission candidates World

Thailand selects Election Commission candidates

Thailand Election Commission (EC)’s selection committee has chosen five candidates for the EC who will be ratified by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) before the new EC debuts this July, the Thai media reported on May 4.
Thai election delayed as NLA approves law enforcement delay World

Thai election delayed as NLA approves law enforcement delay

A general election in Thailand scheduled to take place in November will be delayed possibly until early 2019 after the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on January 25 passed an organic law on parliamentary elections with a delay of enforcement.
Top Thai legislator wraps up official visit to Vietnam Politics

Top Thai legislator wraps up official visit to Vietnam

President of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) of Thailand Pornpetch Wichitcholchai left Hanoi on August 16, concluding his four-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Thai legislature reviews draft laws World

Thai legislature reviews draft laws

The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is scheduled to deliberate on more draft laws this week, said NLA Whip spokesmen Jate Siratharanont and Yutthana Thapcharoen at a recent news conference on the legislature’s agenda.
Thai Deputy PM: 2017 general election on track World

Thai Deputy PM: 2017 general election on track

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister PrawitWongsuwan said on January 4 that a general election will be held this year after doubts were raised by a member of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA).
Thailand has new king World

Thailand has new king

Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed himself as the new king of Thailand in a televised ceremony on December 1.