Thailand develops national digital trade platform World

Thailand develops national digital trade platform

Thailand’s Cabinet has approved the setting up of a National Digital Trade Platform and assigned the Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC) to work with related agencies and the Joint Standing Committee of Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) to achieve this.
Thai, Malaysian leaders discuss security cooperation World

Thai, Malaysian leaders discuss security cooperation

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha and his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad discussed security cooperation during talks in Thailand on October 24, especially in dealing with the insurgency in the south of Thailand that has killed more than 7,000 in the last two decades.
Thai PM reassures holding election in early 2019 World

Thai PM reassures holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on May 1 reassured that the general election will be definitely held in early 2019. The statement was made amid the anti-junta activists’ warning to stage a large-scale demonstration in May.
Firms encouraged to engage strongly in regional development Business

Firms encouraged to engage strongly in regional development

The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Business Summit, which opened in Hanoi on March 30 on the sidelines of the sixth GMS Summit as an initiative of Vietnam, has created an opportunity for governments to hold dialogue with enterprises and development partners, and encourage their stronger engagement in GMS activities.
Thailand: Yellow-shirt leader plans new party to back PM World

Thailand: Yellow-shirt leader plans new party to back PM

Leader of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee, also known as the Yellow-shirt, plans to found a political party to back Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha in maintaining his post after the next general election.
Thai PM urges calm over new migrant labour regulation World

Thai PM urges calm over new migrant labour regulation

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has asked the society not to overreact to the government’s new Royal Decree on Migrant Worker Management as its harsher punishments have been delayed from effect by six months.
Thailand closes six border crossings with Malaysia World

Thailand closes six border crossings with Malaysia

Thailand’s authorities announced on June 8 that six auxiliary crossings on its border with Malaysia have been closed to prevent militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) from entering the country.