• Thailand News

    Thai security academic calls for transparency in government assets

    An independent security academic, Panitan Wattanayagorn, recently suggested a closer examination of the assets of military and government agencies in Thailand. His proposal aims to enhance transparency through regulated financial accounts and the disclosure of expenditures. Panitan, who specialises in security and foreign affairs, expressed his concerns, highlighting the ministries of Education, Higher Education Science Research and Innovation, and Finance…

  • World News

    UK public sector adopts blockchain for transparent government auctions

    The UK public sector made a groundbreaking leap towards improving transparency and fairness in governmental auctions, by adopting the use of blockchain technology. Giving credence to this, the Controller General’s Department (CGD) confirmed the measures they’ve started to undertake since April this year. The CGD, an authority under the Finance Ministry, is renowned for its role in managing procurement processes. The…

  • Business News

    Digital platforms in Thailand face new transparency law, affecting over 1,000 major operators

    A new law issued by royal decree will come into effect on August 21, aimed at regulating digital platforms in Thailand while promoting transparency and consumer protection, according to Digital Economy and Society Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn. The digital platform service law was was first published in the Royal Gazette on December 23, 2022. Upon implementation, digital platforms looking to conduct…