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Cabinet approves Draft Regulation on Motorway Toll Collection

BANGKOK, Jan 3 (NNT) - The Cabinet has granted approval to a draft regulation concerning the collection of tolls on the Bangkok-Chon Buri-Pattaya Motorway. After this week’s Cabinet meeting, Advisor to the Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, Nattaporn Jatusripitak revealed that a green light was given to a draft minis ...
Date: 03 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Police Reminder that Law Violating Cabs will be punished

BANGKOK, Jan 3 (NNT) - Tourist Police are maintaining stringent safety measures for citizens returning to Bangkok from New Year celebrations, reminding all that taxis that deny passengers or refuse to turn on their meter are violating the law.
Date: 03 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Traffic Violators to join Community Service to promote Road Safety

BANGKOK, Dec 28 (NNT) - The Department of Probation (DOP) is encouraging those placed on probation for breaking traffic laws, to join a community service project to promote road safety during the New Year holidays.
Date: 28 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Police at Checkpoints may be punished over Road Accidents

BANGKOK, Dec 27 (NNT) - The Deputy Commander of the Royal Thai Police has made known he is considering punitive measures against officers operating in areas where a high rate of accidents take place during the New Year holidays, while indicating more checkpoints will be set up along minor roads.
Date: 27 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Interior Ministry to enforce Strict Laws to ensure Safe Roads

BANGKOK, Dec 21 (NNT) - The Interior Minister, Gen. Anupong Paojinda, said his ministry will cooperate with various agencies, such as the Ministry of Public Health, the Royal Thai Police and the Royal Thai Army, to strictly enforce the law to improve road safety and minimize casualties from traffic accidents during the New Year holidays.
Date: 21 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Barcoded Traffic Tickets to be used starting on Sunday

BANGKOK, Dec 11 (NNT) - The Royal Thai Police says barcode traffic tickets will be issued to law breakers starting next Sunday.
Date: 11 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Police remind New Car Buyers to register their Vehicles within stipulated Time

BANGKOK, Oct 3 (NNT) - The Deputy Spokesman for the Royal Thai Police has asserted that drivers of red plated vehicles that are not registered by their buyers within 60 days of purchase will incur a fine of up to 10,000 baht and that officers across the country have been instructed to firmly enforce the measure.
Date: 03 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Vehicles with Temporary License Plates to be registered in 60 Days

BANGKOK, Sept 30 (NNT) - The authorities will impose strict punishment on owners of vehicles with temporary license plates who may have failed to register for a permanent license within 60 days from 1 October, 2017.
Date: 30 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Drivers of New Vehicles without Proper License Plates to face Fine

BANGKOK, Oct 1 (NNT) - Drivers of new vehicles who fail to acquire proper plates within the grace period will face a hefty fine from today.
Date: 01 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Traffic Violators given Second Chance

BANGKOK, 24th September 2017 (NNT) - Traffic violators are volunteering to take part in a training program to avoid paying fines.
Date: 24 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

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

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Commerce Ministry keen to help SMEs expand Production Bases

BANGKOK, Feb 17 (NNT) - The Ministry of Commerce will assist Thai small and medium enterprises in their endeavors to expand their production capacity to meet the demand for their goods in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, also known as the CLMV region.

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Justice Ministry campaigns for Legal Awareness among Thais

BANGKOK, Feb 15 (NNT) - A transit advertising campaign is being organized by the Ministry of Justice in various provinces to raise awareness of the law and the justice system among public members and state agencies.

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Thailand, Cambodia discuss Nationality Verification for Migrant Workers

PHNOM PENH, Feb 14 (NNT) - Thailand's Labor Minister Adul Sangsingkeo and his Cambodian counterpart Ith Samheng discussed the nationality verification for undocumented migrant workers.

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Government improves Business Service Quality to attract Foreign Investors

BANGKOK, Feb 14 (NNT) - The government is enhancing the quality of its business service to attract more foreign investors, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.

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PRD proposes TV Shows to publicize Labor Ministry policy

BANGKOK, Feb 7 (NNT) - Acting Director-General of the Government Public Relations Department (PRD) Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd has met with Labor Minister Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew to discuss plans to publicize the ministry's policies.

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Alien Workers continue to register with Government

SAMUT SONGKHROM, Feb 6 (NNT) - Foreign workers have been registering with the labor one stop service in every province before the registration’s deadline on 31st March this year.

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ASEAN: Terrorism most serious Security Threat to Region

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - The ASEAN Defence Ministers today unanimously identified terrorism as the most serious security threat to the region.

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ASEAN unanimously agreed on KSCIP Initiative

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - All 10 ASEAN countries have agreed with the King Salman Center for International Peace (KSCIP) initiative, said Malaysian Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

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Office of the Insurance Commission (OIC) Thailand signs MoU with Financial Regulatory Department (FRD) of Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW, Feb 2 (NNT) - The Office of the Insurance Commission (OIC), Thailand has signed an MoU with the Financial Regulatory Department (FRD), Ministry of Planning and Finance, of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

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Thai Government committed to protecting Human Rights

BANGKOK, 28th January 2018 (NNT) - The Thai government has assured the general public of its commitment to the protection of human rights.

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Ministry of Industry to provide Support to SMEs

BANGKOK, Jan 30 (NNT) - The Ministry of Industry wants to assist SMEs by focusing on communities and addressing the effects of the minimum wage, but says it must wait for a final Cabinet conclusion.

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SME Bank prepares 78 Billion Baht Credit for SMEs affected by Increased Minimum Wage

BANGKOK, Jan 29 (NNT) - SME Bank has prepared a total of 78 billion baht in loans for SMEs affected by a Minimum Wage increase.

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