BANGKOK, 26 August 2014 – The Industry Ministry is hosting this year’s Thailand Industry Expo at Muang Thong Thani in a bid to boost the local economy. 

BANGKOK, 27 August 2014 (NNT) – The Thai-European Business Association today met Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha to discuss Thailand’s reform roadmap as well as trade and investment promotion.

Gen Prayuth welcomed the entrepreneurs and tried to make them confident. Furthermore, he has clarified that the difficult political situations are in the past and vowed to address the problems in a sustainable way.

The meeting was also attended by NCPO economic chief ACM Prachin Chantong and economic deputy chief Gen Chatchai Sarikanya.

BANGKOK, 28 August 2014 - The Meteorological Department forecasted that heavy rains are expected throughout 70-80 percent of the country during August 28-30.

During the next two days, a high-intensity monsoon would be passing through the lower northern region as well as the central and eastern regions of Thailand.

Meanwhile, another southwestern monsoon would be covering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. Following these phenomena, Thailand would face heavy rains in many parts of the country.

Bangkok and its suburbs, meanwhile, are set to face cloudy skies and thunderstorms throughout 80 percent of the capital.

Temperatures are expected to hover between 24-25 degrees Celsius at minimum and 32-34 degrees Celsius at maximum. Wind speeds in the southwestern region are expected to reach 10-30 kmph.

CHIANGMAI, 27 August 2014  - A doctor from Chiangmai Provincial Public Health Office has ordered an investigation into commercial surrogacy in Sarapee district, Chiangmai. He also indicated that there were three hospitals in Chiangmai that were allowed to conduct surrogacy legally. So far, no illegal commercial surrogacy has been identified in the region.

After rumors concerning commercial surrogacy surfaced, in Sarapee district, Chiangmai, Dr Paisarn Tanyavinichkul from Chiangmai Provincial Public Health Office revealed that the situation was being investigated to find out if illegal surrogacy was in fact being conducted. Hospitals in Chiangmai that are permitted to conduct surrogacy legally are Kullapat Clinic in Lanna Hospital, Chiangmai-Ram Hospital and Maharaj Nakorn Chiangmai hospital. Meanwhile, no illegal commercial surrogacy has been uncovered in the local area. Dr Paisarn added that a surrogacy arrangement could not be conducted by a person who is not the parent, or else the enabling doctor and the medical staff would be charged with a felony. In addition, the hospital or clinic involved might be shut down and the hospital license revoked.

The Peace and Order Maintaining Command of Payao Military District accompanied by police officers and forestry officials, have seized illegally felled teak logs hidden in a forest behind Payao University.

On Wednesday (27th August 2014) Mr Narong Tookyang, Permanent Secretary of the Security Department of Payao district, with Mr Wichat Chaisaming, leader of Payao 1 Forest Reservation Unit (Mae Na rua), Peace and Order Maintaining Command of Payao Military District and the Payao Provincial Police Division discovered 28 processed teak logs hidden in Suan Pa forest behind Payao University, Ban Mor Kaeng Thong, Moo 1, Tambon Mae Ka, Payao district.

Officers seized the teak logs and passed on the information to an inquiry official at Payao Provincial Police Division, to begin an investigation to identify the source of the logs.

BANGKOK, 27 August 2014  - Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong has stated that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will spare no efforts restoring investors' confidence and the nation’s economy. 

BANGKOK, 26 August 2014 - The Ministry of Interior is changing its services to align with the military junta's policy. 

BANGKOK, 27 August 2014 – The Royal Thai Navy has hosted the 8th ASEAN Navy Chiefs’ Meeting under the theme “Roles for the ASEAN Navies after ASEAN Integration in 2015”. The meeting was aimed to discuss and exchange views on regional maritime cooperation. 

BANGKOK, 27 August 2014 – The Office of the Basic Education Commission has given a green light for schools to make adjustments to school hours and the contents in the history and civic duties subjects. 

BANGKOK, 24 August 2014 - The prime minister-elect is concerned with reports of people getting hired to do homework's for students. 

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