Thailand to Tighten Tax Rules on Overseas Income to Aid Economy

Thailand will tighten loopholes in its tax rules on overseas income, as the new government seeks to lower income inequality as well as raise revenue to pay for measures to stimulate the Southeast Asian economy.The finance ministry last week issued the stricter rule on overseas ...

Revenue Dept pockets over 5 billion baht from e-service providers

The Revenue Department of Thailand has reported the successful collection of over 5.01 billion baht in tax revenue from foreign platforms and e-service providers. This reflects a growth of 3.2% compared to last year.The revenue was amassed over the first nine months of the current ...

The Nation Reporter

Over 80% of Thai state agencies pass 'integrity and transparency' test

Slightly more than 80% of Thai state agencies have passed the Integrity and Transparency Assessment (ITA) test conducted by the national anti-graft agency.A total of 6,737 out of the 8,323 agencies managed to get the minimum passing ITA score of 85, National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) ...

The Nation Reporter

Vietnam, Thailand further strengthen comprehensive cooperation

Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand Phan Chi Thanh on June 22 paid a courtesy visit to Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on June 22.The ambassador expressed his delight about the fruitful development of relations between the two countries ...

BMA banks on Open Data policy to tackle corruption

Bangkok aims to use the Open Data initiative to tackle corruption problems by encouraging public participation.Bangkok deputy governor Sanon Wangsrangboon announced the city’s anti-corruption policy at a seminar titled “Using Open Data to improve governance and integrity”, hosted by Chulalongkorn University as part of its ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand promotes new Myanmar talks

The caretaker government is proposing to “fully re-engage” Myanmar’s military rulers and has invited Asean foreign ministers to an informal meeting on Sunday in an effort to jump-start a stalled peace plan, Reuters has learned. The proposal was made in a June 14 letter to ...

Most Thai voters happy with election results, poll shows

The majority of voters are happy with the results of the May 14 general election and will make the same choices if given a second chance, a recent survey shows.The National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) poll covered 1,310 people aged 18 and above across ...

The Nation Reporter

What Thailand’s election of a radical new government means for science

Thai voters backed radical reform at last Sunday’s general election, handing victory to the Move Forward Party, a youth-oriented party advocating for wholesale changes to the nation’s bureaucracy, economy, military and monarchy. The election result comes as the country is pursuing plans to move from a ...

Thailand Begins Early Voting Ahead of General Election

More than two million Thais who registered for early voting began casting their ballots Sunday ahead of next week’s general election, with opposition parties projected to win a majority. The vote is taking place amid an intensifying struggle for power in Thailand. The May 14 election ...

How Thailand’s general election works

Thailand’s general election on May 14 will see a 52-million electorate vote for their next government. This is what you need to know:Parliament and the pollThailand’s Parliament consists of 250 appointed senators in the Upper House, and 500 MPs in the Lower House, also known ...

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