: News : News : Newsbangkokpost.comNRSA approved changes to local administration lawMalaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from MozambiqueSoutheast Asia stocks edgy on geopolitical woesTwo Indonesians face caning if found guilty of gay sexEgypt cabinet approves state of emergencyPicofinance doesn’t interest southern lenders20,000 bad drivers disciplined, 31% at morguesSongkran kicks off in Hat Yai with row over road closureKamnans oppose term reduction to five yearsOverweight ‘Ja New’ gets draft exemption, 10 Apr 2017 19:00:00Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:57:38 2727 National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA) has approved changes to the local administration law despite the ongoing resistance from kamnans and village chiefs nationwide.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:45:00 +0700 LUMPUR – Malaysian authorities said on Monday that they have seized 18 rhino horns believed to have been smuggled into the country from Mozambique.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:05:00 +0700 Asian stocks traded cautiously on Monday with rising geopolitical worries souring investor sentiment, but the Phillipines eked out gains led by financial and real estate stocks.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:31:00 +0700 ACEH, INDONESIA – Two Indonesians are to go on trial in an Islamic court for having gay sex and could receive 100 strokes of the cane if found guilty, officials in the conservative province of Aceh said, sparking calls from a rights group for their release.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:40:00 +0700 – Egypt’s cabinet said a three-month state of emergency would go into force from 1pm (1100 GMT) on Monday, a day after two church bombings killed at least 44 people.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:30:00 +0700 have been filed for picofinance licences in 75% of provinces, with provinces in the South noticeably absent, the Fiscal Policy Office said on Monday.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:23:00 +0700 Probation Department took almost 22,000 traffic violators in hand last year, with about one in every three of them taken on visits to morgues.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:03:00 +0700 YAI – The Songkran celebration gets off to a rough start in Hat Yai city on Tuesday, with conflict over the closure of some roads leading to a police complaint being laid against the Songkhla Tourist Business Federation.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:20:00 +0700 association of tambon and village heads of Thailand on Monday submitted a letter to the National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA) opposing its proposal to limit the term of a kamnan, or tambon chief, to five years instead of until the retirement age of 60.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:16:00 +0700 student activist Sirawit “Ja New” Serithiwat, a core member of the New Democracy Group, has been exempted from military conscription after he was found to be overweight.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:4