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Interact with your children often and early for healthy development

The first five years of life are the building blocks of a child’s physical, emotional and cognitive development. It’s important for parents and caregivers who play a big role in promoting learning and development to ensure that their child receives all the support he or ...

Chemical plant fire near Bangkok continues to burn, 5km evacuation radius still in force

Samut Prakan provincial administration has posted on its Facebook page to confirm that the evacuation zone remains within a 5km radius of the chemical factory, which caught fire early Monday morning.Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) also posted on Twitter asking the public ...

Closing the gender gap in the workplace

Gender in the workplace remains a hot issue in Thailand, not least because the number of senior managerial positions are growing at a snail’s pace. Female workers quickly hit the proverbial glass ceiling which limits opportunities for women to be promoted to higher position and ...

Thailand to start human trials of anti-COVID-19 vaccine in October

Thailand will conduct the first human trials of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in October this year, after trials on monkeys produced satisfactory results, with high level of immunity being detected in the animals, according to Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovations Minister Suwit Mesinsee in ...

CCSA to consider opening Thailand’s borders to limited entry by foreign visitors

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is to consider opening the country’s borders to allow a limited number of foreigners to enter the country under the proposed travel bubble tourism program.CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said on Monday that the CCSA will divide foreign ...

The future of Thai tourism post COVID-19 [Video]

In 2019, nearly 40 million tourists visited Thailand. This year, however, it is forecast that number will fall by more than 10 million. On what should the Thai tourism sector focus after the COVID-19 outbreak? Will travellers come back in the near future? Let’s find ...

COVID-19 causes about one trillion baht in damage to Thai economy

The overall damage Thailand’s national economy, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, is currently estimated at about one trillion baht, while business confidence for the first quarter of this year has dropped to 47.2, which is the lowest in almost two years, according to the forecast ...

CCSA to propose extension of state of emergency and curfew until end of May

The CCSA, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has decided to extend the current state of emergency, due to expire on April 30th, until the end of May and to retain the associated measures, including the night curfew, the ban on incoming foreign travellers, restrictions ...

Report says Thailand’s suicide rate increasing during coronavirus pandemic

Driven to desperation by the unprecedented economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of Thais taking their own lives to escape their hardship has increased, according to a research paper commissioned by the Office of the Committee for the Promotion of Science, Research and ...

3 COVID-19 related economic support executive decrees now in effect

An Executive Decree, which empowers the Thai government to secure loans of up to 1.9 trillion baht to help cushion the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and the people, has come into force following its publication in the Royal Gazette on Sunday.According ...

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