AYUTTHAYA, 19 August 2012 – Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya has been celebrating more than 3 centuries of the country’s good relations with France.
LAMPANG, 19 August 2012 – The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), through the Team Consulting and Engineering and Management Company Limited, held a meeting to hear citizens’ and stakeholders’ opinions regarding the revision of a report on the environmental and health impacts associated with the construction of an alternative electricity plant in Lampang.
KHON KAEN, 19 August 2012 – The Public Health Ministry has allocated nearly 200 million baht to fight the spread of Opisthorchis Viverrini in northeastern Thailand
SURIN, 19 August 2012 - Drought has hit 17 districts in Surin province. Jasmine rice paddies have been adversely affected by the long gap between rainfalls, which has lasted over 2 months.
BANGKOK, 18 August 2012 - The government have been dredging canals and planting forests to help prevent floods this year. Sluice gates damaged by major floods last year have been repaired while the construction of permanent flood barriers have been implemented.
With the ASEAN Community to be introduced in 2015, Thailand has to prepare itself for the up-coming changes. There will be a lot more cooperation between the members in this region. Everybody will have to somehow play a role and fit into the new environment. The Royal Thai Navy as well will have to prepare itself and play a part in the new community.
BANGKOK, 18 August 2012 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has denied an Opposition claim that there was government corruption in regard to budget spending.
BANGKOK, 17 August 2012 - The Commerce Ministry is set to enter negotiations on a free trade agreement with the European Union in an attempt to maintain the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) privileges for Thai goods sent the European market.
BANGKOK, 18 August 2012 – The Transport Ministry has affirmed that the Don Mueang Airport will be ready for full commercial operation again at the beginning of October, as planned.
PHAYAO, 18 August 2012 - Assistant Professor Dr. Wiboon Wattanatorn, deputy dean of research and quality assurance at the University of Phayao, presided over the opening ceremony for university’s Faculty of Science’s National Science Week event, to be held from August 17 to 19. The opening ceremony was attended by administrators, professors, university personnel, university students, and students from the University of Phayao Demonstration School.