The time is now ripe to boost AI development

The pursuit of artificial intelligence (AI) advantages has been getting more attention in the past few years, with a number of countries making efforts to accelerate AI investments, especially in terms of human resources and digital infrastructure. Among them, is China, where the government has ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Pandemic steps to steer GDP outlook

Thailand’s GDP growth projection of 3.2% for this year could be downgraded by as much as four percentage points, depending on the government’s management of the latest outbreak, says the Bank of Thailand.There are three scenarios that could cause the country’s economic growth outlook to ...

Somruedi Banchongduang

Panel approves airport expansion

A panel in charge of upgrading Suvarnabhumi airport has approved a major development scheme worth nearly 60 billion baht to support the post-Covid-19 recovery of air travel demand.Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob, the committee’s vice chairman, recently said the development project comprises the construction of three ...

Supoj Wancharoen

Tourism fee to help insure foreigners visiting the kingdom

The National Tourism Policy Committee has approved the proposed guidelines for the collection of a 300-baht tourism fee from each international visitor for the management of local tourist destinations.The money will also be used to provide insurance benefits to international tourists visiting the country.Keep reading ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Anti-flooding plans agreed

A government committee on Thursday approved four flood prevention projects in Bangkok and a water supply project in Pattani.The projects were approved at a meeting chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon, said Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) secretary-general Somkiat Prajamwong.Keep reading ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Baht stays firm, but funds inflows to determine direction

The baht opened at 30 to the US dollar on Friday, unchanged from Thursday’s closing rate. The Thai currency is likely to move between 29.90 and 30.05, said Krungthai market strategist Poon Panichpibool.On Thursday night, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes fell by 0.4 and 0.1 ...

The Nation Reporter

Waste Management competition | Envi Mission Year 2

The Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, and CU Radio invite students with environmentally-conscious minds to enter the “Envi Mission Year 2” and compete for cash prizes worth 70,000 baht in total.Held under the “Waste A Moment” concept, this is the second edition of the environment ...

Digital Thinkers Forum#13 Mind the gap between digital natives and digital immigrants:How should we communicate truthfully & cordially?

Digital​ Thinkers​ Forum​ is a Think Tank​ platform for Public​ Policy on Digital​ transformation, citizen​ship and governance​ towards civic empowerment.Digital Thinkers Forum#13 Mind the gap between digital natives and digital immigrants:How should we communicate truthfully & cordially? On Thursday October 29, 2020 from 1:00 PM – ...

Seminar on "Low-carbon and sustainable businesses meet SDGs"

Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Public Organization) or TGO set up a seminar on “Low-carbon and sustainable businesses meet SDGs” with the aim of disseminating business practices according to the Sustainable Development Goals, including to create awareness among the private and public sectors about  such goals.  ...

Open Development Thailand publishes a dashboard on “Essential Information on COVID-19 in Thailand."

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a dashboard on “Essential Information on COVID-19 in Thailand,” which collects useful information on the nationwide measures, capacity of health services and medical workforces, hotline contact, educational videos,  and infection cases over time.   Access to the page>>  ...

Open Development Thailand publishes new pages on COVID-19 Impact on Thai Labor Market and its Dashboard

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a new topic page on “COVID-19 Impact on Thai Labour Market,” which shows that the lockdown measure and other COVID-19 measures significantly affected jobs and workers in Q2/2020. The data dashboard will provide you insights to understand vulnerable informal ...

Open Development Thailand publishes a new topic page on "COVID-19 in Thailand"

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a new topic page on “COVID-19 in Thailand,” which shows the impacts from and measures of the COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand. Like other countries, the COVID-19 has economic, social and environmental impacts. You will learn the key measures implemented ...

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