Pattaya Mail

Thailand – Cambodia border reopening proposed to resume bilateral trade

A vice chairman of the Sa Kaeo provincial council has proposed the reopening of the Aranyaprathet border crossing to resume border trade.Thongwara Maksakhon, the vice chairman of the provincial council, said that he would like to ask relevant authorities to make it clear if or ...

Thailand seeks gender equality in government agencies

The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) has held a workshop on the establishment of a gender equality coordination center, to serve as a model organization promoting equality between men and women.The MSDHS Permanent Secretary Porametee Vimolsiri, presiding over a workshop on the ...

Tourism Authority of Thailand advises tourists to adopt ‘New Normal’ practices

The governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has encouraged tourists to embrace ‘New Normal’ behaviours as tourism promotion measures will be concluded next week.TAT governor Yuthasak Supasorn said Thai people wanted to go on vacation for relaxation after staying home to contain the ...

Thai healthcare system among top ranked countries

Thai Health Report 2020 showed that Thailand’s healthcare system was ranked among top countries in Asia and the World and the country was in the world’s top 13 rankings of the countries, responding well to a pandemic.The report was produced by the Institute for Population ...

Thai farmers to get COVID-19 financial aid mid of May

The agriculture minister expects financial aid to reach farmers affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 from mid this month onwards and farmers are advised to quickly register for the assistance.Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on said the aid was approved by the cabinet on April ...

COVID-19 has positive impact on Thailand’s ecosystem

The Thailand Environment Institute (TEI) has reported that the COVID-19 pandemic is having positive effects on the natural ecosystem, as it provides time for many tourist destinations to recover. The amount of garbage, including discarded face masks and plastic waste however, has increased exponentially.Keep reading ...

UNHCR praises Thailand’s displaced persons protection

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has praised Thailand’s role in providing care and protection to displaced persons based on the principles of compassion and humanity.The Ministry of Defence Spokesman, Lt Gen Kongcheep Tantravanich, revealed that Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan welcomed ...

Migrant children need education, legal status – Mahidol researcher

A Mahidol University researcher urged the government to improve education and legal migration measures for almost a half-million Southeast Asian children in Thailand illegally.Presenting the results of research done by for the university’s Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies on International Children’s Rights Day ...

Thitirath Dechprom

Thai, Laos financial institutions cooperate to expand Digital Payment system

Mr. Bancha Manoonkulchai, senior director of the payment system policy division, Bank of Thailand (BOT), has disclosed that the development of digital payments and the linkage of Thai payment systems are growing with currently 49.5 million PromptPay registered users through various channels, with average daily ...

Education Ministry targets short-term occupational courses

The Education Ministry directed vocational schools to create short-term programs to quickly train workers for industries targeted by the government’s Eastern Economic Corridor project.Deputy Education Minister Kanokwan Wilawan told educators meeting at the First Pacific Hotel and Convention Center Aug. 5 that schools should create ...

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