BANGKOK, Aug 16 -- Mr Songsak Saicheua, Director-General of Department of American and South Pacific Affairs on Friday briefed the press that Thailand will host the 15th Senior Officials Meeting of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) and related activities during Aug 19 - 22.
BANGKOK, Aug 16 -- ACM Prajin Juntong, Air Force chief and deputy chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Friday led 25 investors from 20 capital funds and the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO) to pay a courtesy call on Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, Chief of NCPO at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters.
BANGKOK, Aug 15 -- Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, chief of the Army and the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), gave assurances today that the Council would listen to public opinion before concluding its energy reform plan.
TRANG, Aug 15 -- The two-year-old girl who was electrocuted by the ATM at a gas station in Thailand’s southern province of Trang last week has died.
BANGKOK, Aug 14 -- The Thai Ministry of Social Development and Human Security on Thursday hosted the 3rd Conference of the ASEAN Social Work Consortium to boost cooperation between social work education practitioners and institutes both in Thailand and n other ASEAN member states.
Permanent Secretary for Social Development and Human Security Vichien Chavalit presided over the 3rd ASEAN Social Work Consortium Conference at a hotel in Bangkok to strengthen ASEAN cooperation in social work sector as part of the preparation for the ASEAN Community in 2015.
The conference brought together about one hundred social work professionals from 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), ASEAN+3 (China, South Korea and Japan), and representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat and other public and private agencies.
Mr Vichien said Thailand and the Philippines can serve as the role models for other ASEAN states as both nations have adopted legislation concerning the social work profession while social work curricula is taught in two universities in Thailand, Thammasat and Huachiew Chalermprakiet universities.
BANGKOK, Aug 14 -- Thailand's Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has joined forces with relevant agencies in working out measures to prevent or reduce the number of road accidents during the upcoming end of Buddhist Lent and the Loy Kratong festival.
BANGKOK, Aug 15 -- Surachai Liengboonlertchai, National Legislative Assembly (NLA) vice president-elect said today that the next NLA meeting should take place Monday and that the assembly could then elect the new prime minister on either next Thursday or Friday.
BANGKOK, Aug 14 -- The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has resolved to require all members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to declare their assets and liabilities.
BANGKOK, Aug 14 -- Thai and Lao military leaders have affirmed the strong bilateral military relations between the two neighbouring countries.
This was affirmed during the visit to Thailand of Maj Gen Suvon Luongbunmi, chief of the general staff of the Lao People's Army (LPA), yesterday and today.
BANGKOK, Aug 15 -- Thailand's southern Andaman Sea province of Satun is in line for improved export connection with the confirmation today that the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) supports the development of the Pak Bara port in Satun province.