National News Bureau of Thailand

NESDC explains economic and social restoration with 1-trillion-baht loan

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has explained the undertaking of economic and social rehabilitation under a 1-trillion-baht loan decree.In response to many sides commenting that disbursement of the funds was slow, the NESDC Deputy Secretary-General, Danucha Pichayanan, said today the council serves ...

MNRE to nominate Ranong mangrove forest area for "natural world heritage" status

May 10 has been declared National Mangrove Forest Day and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) has been preparing to nominate Ranong’s mangrove forest area natural world heritage status.Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa said that the Cabinet has designated May 10 ...

Supawadee Wangsri

MOPH develops reusable PPE

Medical workers who are at the forefront of the fight against the pandemic face the highest risk of infection. Personal Protective Equipment or PPE is essential to protect themselves against the virus, however it can only be used once. Now, the Ministry of Public Health ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

Commerce Ministry reduces prices of 3,025 items

The Ministry of Commerce has continuously reduced commodity prices, to help reduce Thai citizens’ cost of living during the COVID-19 outbreak.Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce said the commodity price reductions are a form of continuous aid from the ministry, in ...

Sirakij Pornbanggird

Thailand eyes food export opportunities amidst COVID-19 pandemic

The drought disaster that started in late 2019, plus COVID-19 pandemic, have caused a major slowdown of the Thai economy. The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC) is now promoting more employment in the agricultural sector, while looking into opportunities for food exports during this ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

NHSO agrees to add COVID-19 to national healthcare

The board of the National Health Security Office (NHSO) has approved the inclusion COVID-19 in its health care coverage program which covers all stages from prevention to medical rehabilitation.The NHSO has approved the inclusion of COVID-19 in its health care program which covers prevention, awareness ...

Supawadee Wangsri

Government establishes COVID-19 management center

A coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) management center has been set up at Government House in Bangkok. Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, has instructed all relevant agencies to integrate their work to deal with the spread of COVID-19. He has assured the public ...

Tarin Angskul

Military helping authorities fight drought

The Royal Irrigation Department has confirmed that current water management operations are on track, with enough water in reserve until July in case of rain shortages. The army has mobilized its personnel to assist villagers in severely affected areas.In Uthai Thani province, the Royal Thai ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

New Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce head outlines policies

The new President of the Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Narongsak Puttapornmongkol, is promoting a policy supporting joint investment, connecting the Belt and Road Initiative and the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). He has expressed confidence that Chinese investment in Thailand will grow, as the chamber is ...

Praphorn Praphornkul

DRRAA aims to alleviate drought, smog problems in all areas

Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation’s (DRRAA) Director General Surasee Kittimonthon said that due to the drought situation and the severe problems of dust and haze, the government has ordered the DRRAA to review the annual royal rainmaking action plan to alleviate problems for ...

Supawadee Wangsri

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