Thailand hikes public debt-GDP ceiling to 70% to fund recovery

The State Fiscal Policy Committee on Monday approved raising Thailand’s public debt ceiling from 60 per cent to 70 per cent of GDP.The new limit would be proposed at Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting for approval, said Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.The committee, which is chaired by Prime ...

The Nation Reporter

Infectious waste fees to be tackled

The Internal Trade Department plans to hold a meeting with related parties to find ways to regulate contaminated garbage disposal charges after companies significantly increased their removal fees.Chakra Yodmani, deputy director-general of the department, said tomorrow’s meeting with related government agencies, including the National Municipal ...

Phusadee Arunmas

Agriculturists suggest diversion of water to both sides of Chao Phraya

The Thai Agriculturist Association has suggested that northern runoff from Nakhon Sawan be diverted to both sides of the Chao Phraya river, instead of being left to surge downstream to the Chao Phraya Dam in Chai Nat province.Pramote Charoensilp, president of the association, said the ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Thailand Australia sign water management MOU [Video]

Thailand and Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding on academic cooperation in water management, promoting both countries’ joint efforts in water planning — in line with the United Nations “Decade of Action to Deliver the Global Goals.”Keep watching ...

TAT told to propose plan on reopening five provinces to CCSA on Sept 23

The Tourism and Sports Ministry has told the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to propose the plan on reopening five provinces to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on September 23, Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said on Saturday.Under the plan, five provinces — Bangkok, Chonburi (Pattaya, ...

The Nation Reporter

Ministry aims to vaccinate 50 per cent of population by October

The Ministry of Public Health has set a target of a million Covid-19 vaccinations on September 24 and inoculation of 50 per cent of the population by October.Dr Opas Karnkawinpong, director-general of the Department of Disease Control (DDC), revealed data on vaccination against Covid-19 from ...

The Nation Reporter

Competition | ASEAN Youth Sustainable Development among ASEAN Countries

We are looking for ASEAN Youth who are willing to promote SustainableDevelopment among ASEAN countriesBy joining ASEANDSE2021 Competition, you can design your own innovative and implementable solution based on data-driven insights to tackle ASEAN socio-economic issues in one or more of these SDGs:SDG 6 – ...

Webinar | Indigenous Peoples forests governance: a fundamental strategy in preserving forests and reducing carbon emissions

April 22nd, 2021 | 8:00PM – 09:30PM (Bangkok Time)Join the Ford Foundation, the Land Portal Foundation, the Tenure Facility and the Thomson Reuters Foundation for a webinar on April 22nd, Earth Day. This webinar will provide an opportunity to review the report “Forest Governance by ...

Facebook Live | Thailand's Digital Government Development Plan

The Digital Government Development Plan of Thailand is approved by the cabinet to be “driving government into digital government”.Watch LIVE, the announcement of the Digital Government Development Plan of Thailand 2020-2022. Let’s see how we can transform the current government into digital government ? and what ...

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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