Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 11 Sustainable cities and communities

Bangkok signs Asia declaration for clean water, land and air in cities

The Thai capital has joined other Asian cities in a binding agreement to improve the quality of their environment for citizens.The Indore 3R Declaration of Asian Mayors on Achieving Clean Water, Clean Land and Clean Air in Cities was signed during the 11th Regional 3R ...

The Nation Reporter

Lampang, Kanchanaburi considered for sustainable city plan

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has employed Chulalongkorn University to study and come up with a plan for a Sustainable Future City (SFC), the council’s deputy secretary-general Anek Memongkol said.The study, for which Bt9.5 million has been earmarked, will take 12 months ...

The Nation Reporter

Smart City Spotlight: Bangkok

As a primate city, Bangkok – Thailand’s largest city – is the foremost potential smart city in the country. It was recently inducted into the first cohort of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) in Singapore last April.Thailand has taken positive steps towards realising a ...

Angaindrankumar Gnanasagaran

Phuket 'has the smarts' for hi-tech

Digital equipment and high-speed internet spots have been set up in Phuket as part of its bid to make the island province a smart city. Phuket provincial governor Thavornwat Kongkaew called a meeting on Thurday (March, 29) attended by state agencies, the National Electronics and ...

Achadtaya Chuenniran

Is Bangkok savvy enough to become a 'smart city'?

The “smart city” has become a new buzzword for development policy in the Thailand 4.0 initiative, which would see big cities in the country like Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Khon Kaen and the Eastern Economic Corridor, transformed into technology hubs.Keep reading ...

Anchalee Kongrut

Woman’s sustainable farming struggles against industrial encroachment

Women’s vision for agriculture development is so far falling flat with those implementing Thailand’s flagship EEC development project.Keep reading ...

Nathaporn Thaotagoo

Thailand’s smart cities to herald in Thailand 4.0

Thailand is set to develop more smart cities following their pilot project involving three cities. Deputy Prime Minister, Prajin Jungtong said in a speech in November 2017 that the aim is to have 100 smart cities within two decades to improve the quality of life ...

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