EDC roll-out schedule fixed
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EDC roll-out schedule fixed

The government plans to provide 18,000 EDC terminals at government offices nationwide to support the national e-payment scheme. The first 18,000 electronic data capture (EDC) terminals to be installed at government offices across the country under the national…

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In our Oscar worthy Blah Blah Land
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In our Oscar worthy Blah Blah Land

The bonbon labelled La La Land is likely to rule the Oscars come Monday morning. While in our Blah Blah Land the drama is bitter, the song muted and the sky inclement. There’s no song and dance (except…

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DSI cuts off internet, phone communication around temple
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DSI cuts off internet, phone communication around temple

A merit-making rite takes place at Klong Luang market as monks and novices from Wat Phra Dhammakaya leave the temple grounds to collect alms. Some of the devotees brought large amounts of dried food, fruit and vegetables from…

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Thailand seals Iran rice deal
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Thailand seals Iran rice deal

A worker loading bags of rice at a CP Intertrade Co warehouse in Ayutthaya province. Thailand is set to sell rice to Iran for the first time in 10 years. Thailand has secured a deal to sell rice…

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Thailand seals Iran rice deal
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Thailand seals Iran rice deal

A worker loading bags of rice at a CP Intertrade Co warehouse in Ayutthaya province. Thailand is set to sell rice to Iran for the first time in 10 years. Thailand has secured a deal to sell rice…

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Lat Phrao residents go head to head with temple
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Lat Phrao residents go head to head with temple

Officials are to meet the abbot again about demolishing the remaining pavilions this week. (Photos by Patipat Janthong) Temples are traditionally the heart of a community. But in contemporary society, conflicts involving temples and residents emerge constantly. A recent…

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Fingerprints needed for phone users
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Fingerprints needed for phone users

The national telecom regulator will impose a mandatory online fingerprint ID system for new prepaid and postpaid mobile SIM card customers in the deep South to boost security, according to a highly placed source. The fingerprint ID system,…

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Noxious haze in North less thick this year
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Noxious haze in North less thick this year

An aerial view of the haze situation in Lampang province in March 2015. (Bangkok Post file photo) Chiang Rai: The haze situation in the North is unlikely to be as bad as those of the previous two years…

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Noxious haze in North less thick this year
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Noxious haze in North less thick this year

An aerial view of the haze situation in Lampang province in March 2015. (Bangkok Post file photo) Chiang Rai: The haze situation in the North is unlikely to be as bad as those of the previous two years…

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New superboard set to commence
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New superboard set to commence

Prasarn: A familiar face on superboard The newly appointed superboard for overseeing procurement at state agencies is set to take action, starting with seven double-track rail projects. Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said the superboard for procurement will…

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