Abortion decriminalised by court ruling

The Constitutional Court has ruled a section of the Criminal Code unconstitutional, effectively decriminalising abortion in Thailand. The ruling takes effect 360 days after the ruling date on Wednesday, or on Feb 13 next year. The court also ordered the section and a related one be ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Digital Economy Minister wants to control flow of news and information during a crisis, appoint a crisis commander

The Digital Economy and Society Minister has put a spotlight on the need to appoint commanders to navigate the situation at a time of crisis, especially in terms of controlling the flow of information, in order to provide accurate news to members of the public ...

Adam Judd

Investment in Early Childhood Development [Video]

Central Group and UNICEF together bring back Eat Play Love campaign that encourages increased focus and investment in early childhood development. Earlier I spoke to Mr. Thomas Davin, Unicef Representative Thailand, who tells us how the private sector can help Thai parents provide better care ...

Government to introduce major tourism sector packages this March [Video]

The government is planning to introduce major economic assistance measures to help the tourism sector which is being hardly hit by the COVID-19 outbreak.Keep watching ...

Thai Academics Hold Forum to Discuss Solutions to Toxic PM2.5 Dust

Academics in Thailand have held a forum to share their ideas and knowledge on ways to address the toxic dust problem in Thailand. The outcomes from the discussions will be presented to the government to aid in policy development.The President of the Council of Engineering, ...

Cybercriminal assets targeted

Armed forces leaders were yesterday briefed that police are stepping up efforts to confiscate the assets of criminals who use the internet to commit fraud.Chatrapee Poonsri, spokeswoman for the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, said that the Royal Thai Police’s online operations report had been ...

Wassana Nanuam

Smogathon Thailand 2020

Smogathon Thailand 2020 is a volunteer activity of experts in many fields. Such as environmentalists, social entrepreneurs, programmers, inventors, students, and academics that we have in our network of social workers.What will happen at the Smogathon Thailand 2020 is the group of people who are ...

People and Forest Forum 2020

We are inviting correspondents and interested people for the forum “People and Forest Forum 2020”, forum of global warming situations, real action of forest sector and products from local community forests around Thailand. Forests can play different roles in the carbon cycle, such as forest restoration ...

The Asia-Pacific People’s Forum on Sustainable Development 2020

Engaging major groups and other stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is convening the seventh Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) in Bangkok on 25 – 27 March 2020.This is ...

Open Development Thailand publishes a new topic page on Forests and Forestry

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a new topic page on “Forests and Forestry,” which overviews changes of forest cover, deforestation drivers, communities’ role, and increasing governance through FLEGT/REDD+ implementation in Thailand. You will gain insights on total forest loss and key drivers of deforestation. Access ...

Open Development Mekong publishes a case study of Chiang Khong Special Economic Zone

Open Development Mekong (ODM) recently published a new topic page on “Case Study: Chiang Khong Special Economic Zone,” which is a district of Chiang Rai SEZ and expected to be a transport hub linking several countries with various types of transportation infrastructure. Land, migration, human ...

Open Development Thailand has published 4 new pages on sustainable development goals.

Recently Open Development Thailand published 4 new pages: a topic page on SDG, SDG 6 Clean water and sanitation, SDG 14 Life below water, and CSO’s efforts in SDGs. SDGs in Thailand has been guided through its own development framework, known as the Sufficiency Economy ...

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