• Wed, 05 Jul 2017 18:39:38
    NLA President urges quick probe into members’ share holdings
    The Election Commission (EC) should be quick to inquire into 90 members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to see whether their share holdings in state projects or concessions violated the present charter, NLA President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai said on Wednesday.
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:25:03
    Concerns over bill on political parties could go to special panel
    National Legislative Assembly (NLA) president Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on Thursday suggested that a joint committee be established to overcome concerns about a draft bill on political parties.
  • Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:55:49
    Planning to get hitched? Do it in Thailand
    Thailand is being touted as an international hotspot for wedding ceremonies with an increasing number of sites, activities and facilities available to transform an ordinary marriage ceremony into an unforgettable dream wedding.
    Travel log
  • Sun, 21 May 2017 01:00:00
    Disputes over organic laws ‘can be resolved in national interest’
    NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) president Pornpetch Vichitcholchai has given assurance that the committee vetting the controversial organic laws on the Election Commission (EC) and political parties will prioritise their compatibility with the Constitution and the democratic principles above arguments.
  • Fri, 19 May 2017 15:04:52
    Hitch halts controversial Netflix film's Cannes premiere
    CANNES - The premiere of the first of two controversial Netflix movies at the Cannes film festival had to be stopped Friday amid whistles and jeers when the curtain malfunctioned hiding part of the screen.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Apr 2017 17:50:05
    NLA to deliberate draft bills on national strategy and reforms
    The National Legislative Assembly has received the draft bills of a national strategy and of reforms from the government and will begin deliberating them on Thursday next week, NLA President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Apr 2017 01:00:00
    China’s Hisense becomes World Cup sponsor
    HISENSE has become a sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, becoming the first Chinese consumer electronics brand to hitch its name to the soccer tournament.
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:43:49
    NLA expected to approve new land and buildings tax
    National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is expected to approve the revised draft bill for the land and buildings tax by September, NLA President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai said on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:12:29
    NLA president defends swift action on Surapong impeachment
    Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, president of the National Legislative Assembly, insisted on Friday that the NLA adhered strictly to its duty over the impeachment of former Foreign Affairs Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul, in line with its assigned authority and normal parliamentary procedures.
  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:00:00
    NLA members took leave ‘in line with regulations’
    NLA President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai yesterday defended the approval given to members who sought to take leave, saying he granted the requests based on the body’s regulations.
  • Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:51:57
    Technical hitch delays Amsterdam airport flights
    THE HAGUE - A technical problem hit air traffic control at Amsterdam's airport Wednesday causing delays and flight re-routings at one of Europe's busiest travel hubs, an official said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:00:00
    NLA faces tight deadline to make charter changes regarding royal powers
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) will today deliberate amendments to the post-coup interim charter in three consecutive readings because of a tight timetable, NLA President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai said yesterday.
  • Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:23:09
    Tight timetable requires 3-straight readings of interim charter amendment bill
    President of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) Pornpetch Vichitcholchai Thursday clarified Friday’s deliberation on the 2014 interim charter must be carried out in three consecutive readings because of tight timetable.   
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:08:02
    Crown Prince proclaimed as King Rama X
    THE PROCLAMATION ceremony began at 7.16pm Thursday when His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn granted audience to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, National Legislative Assembly (NLA) president Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, Supreme Court president Veerapol Tungsuwan and Regent pro tempore Prem Tinsulanonda.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:31:14
    Pornpetch says NLA's process of invitation of HRH Crown Prince to ascend Throne completed
    National Legislature Assembly President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai said Thursday that the NLA's process to invite His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to ascend the Throne has been completed.
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