• Thailand promotes “soft power” through Songkran festival
  • The Thai government is actively promoting its “soft power” by organising the Maha Songkran World Water Festival 2024 with a series of events taking place over five consecutive days from April 11 to 15.This activity celebrates the Songkran traditional New Year festival being recognised as ...

  • Special Report: Under the Haze – Demystifying the Flames
  • Under last year’s haze that shrouded the region and sent over two million people to hospital, concerned authorities and policymakers have started to dispel the myth that has lasted for over 16 years, demystifying it and discovering the root causes; the vastly burned forests and ...

  • Global warming, El Niño ‘causing water shortages in Thailand'
  • Global warming and the El Niño phenomenon are having a severe impact on Thailand, as water levels in reservoirs across the country have fallen by an average of 20% compared to normal years, causing water shortages in the agricultural and industrial sectors.Thanitita Boonyamanikun, deputy secretary-general ...

    The Nation Reporter

  • Thailand puts forward six proposals to boost ASEAN tourism
  • The Thai cabinet has approved six proposals by the Minister of Tourism and Sports to build up regional partnership in promoting tourism of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).According to Minister of Tourism and Sports Sudawan Wangsuphakijkosol, the proposals will be presented at the ...

  • Carbon credits from forests serve as new source of ‘green’ income
  • Carbon credits, representing the reduction of one tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2), have emerged as a crucial weapon in the ongoing battle against climate change.These credits can be traded on the market, offering a means to offset emissions from various sources.According to an article in ...

    The Nation Reporter

  • Empathetic migration policies crucial to create more accepting society
  • Clear government regulations on migrant workers could improve the public attitude towards them, Dr.Sripapha Petcharamesree, a law professor at Chulalongkorn University, told a public forum.She emphasised that Thailand lacks long-term, comprehensive migration policies that aim to foster integration and acceptance.Speaking at the public forum titled ...

    The Nation Reporter

  • JOB OPPORTUNITY: TOR of Mangrove Conservation Assistant
  • TERMS OF REFERENCE Mangrove Conservation Assistant    Assignment:Mangrove Conservation AssistantLocation:Southern Thailand, with possible regional travelContract Type:Full-time, on site.Reports to:Foundation DirectorDuration:2 years (contingent on performance and funding continuation)Start:ImmediatelyDeadline:2 March 2024 or Until filledPosition:This position is open to Thai nationals and those eligible to work in ThailandOVERVIEWThe Knowledge for ...

  • TOR: Finance and Administration Manager
  • Assignment:Finance and Administration ManagerLocation:Chiang Mai, Thailand, with possible regional travel Contract Type:Full-time, on site. Reports to:Program DirectorDuration:2 years (contingent on performance and funding continuation) Start: ImmediatelyDeadline:Until filledPosition: This position is open to Thai nationalsOVERVIEWThe Knowledge for Development Foundation (K4D) is a newly established not-for-profit organization based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. ...

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