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Junta PM carries out reshuffle

Thailand’s military Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has carried out a major reshuffle of his junta’s government. There have been twelve changes with seven ministers swapping portfolios. The reshuffle was forced […]

Acting ministers appointed in Justice and Education

The military Prime Minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, has appointed two acting ministers. They are Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam who will also look after the Ministry of Justice and deputy […]

King Bhumibol dies leaving Thailand with uncertain future

The King of Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died yesterday at the age of 88. He had reigned over Thailand since 1946 and had brought a degree of relative peace to […]

ICT Minister resigns to make way for new Ministry

Uttama Savanayana, the Minister of Information and Communication Technology has resigned his post following the decision by the government to establish a new ministry called the Ministry of Digital Economy […]

Cabinet of Thailand

Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha Prime Minister Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Tanasak Patimapragorn Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak Deputy Prime Minister ACM. Prajin Juntong Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam […]

Cabinet reshuffle brings in more military men

Military Prime Minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha has reshuffled his Cabinet after months long calls for changes to his ministerial team. The new Cabinet retains 15 ministers of whom 11 have […]

Vietnam and Thai Cabinets sign joint statement

The Vietnamese and Thai Cabinets met on 23rd July at a Joint Cabinet Retreat and agreed to increase bilateral trade between the two countries from $25 billion to $20 billion […]

SEZs planned on borders with neighbouring countries

Thailand is developing a series of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) designed to connect with neighbouring countries as well as developing the infrastructure necessary to support them. The announcement was made […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation with Thailand

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Thailand. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; “IMF Executive Board Completes […]

Government lifts Martial Law and imposes Article 44

Thailand’s government has announced that is lifting martial law which was introduced in May 2014. The Prime Minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha announced the move after the order was signed by […]

IMF concludes Article IV mission to Thailand

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV mission to Thailand. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; IMF Staff Completes 2015 […]

Investment plan for transport development agreed

The Thai Cabinet has approved an investment plan for development of transport for the period to 2022. The press release as published on the Government Public Relations website is as […]

Cabinet comes up with measures to stimulate economy

The Thai Cabinet has come up with a number of measures designed to stimulate the economy according to a report in the Pattaya Mail. The measures include getting government agencies […]

Junta leader appoints Cabinet

Junta leader and recently appointed Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha announced his new Cabinet over the weekend. Twelve of the 25 members of the Cabinet are serving or retired officers […]

National Assembly

Currently an unelected Assembly called the National Legislative Assembly (NLA)

NLA appoints Prayuth as Prime Minister

Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has made General Prayuth Chan-ocha, the leader of the military junta which took over the government in a coup d’état on 22nd May this year, […]