Bangkok Post Report: NBTC: Heads must roll

Rising clamour for reform as regulator is accused of wielding too much power and not acting in the public interest, write¬†Komsan Tortermvasana and Sriwipa Siripunyawit The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is another regulatory body that has recently come under fire amid all the changes and restructuring proposed by the military regime. Academics, non-governmental […]

NBTC ‘needs urgent reform’

Komsan Tortermvasana Call for transparency, consumer protection The national telecom regulator urgently needs to reform its management and operational structures and change impractical regulations to ensure functional transparency and promote greater awareness of consumer protection, say experts. Some regulations and sections of telecom law, particularly the Frequency Allocation Act (FAA), appear designed to promote good […]

Syllabus shakeup to be piloted

Lamphai Intathep A revised version of the national curriculum will be piloted in 100 schools in the 2014 academic year which starts in May. A reform of the country’s basic curriculum was initiated by caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanchana while he was education minister. The curriculum reform panel was led by Pawit Thongroj, an […]