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To ensure that Thailand's post-market monitoring procedures and requirements meet the standards of the Association of South East Asian Nations, the Ministry of Public Health issued a notification on the procedures for the submission of Device Defect Reports or Adverse Event Reports and the ensuing ...
Thailand's booming tourism industry, which accounts for up to 20 per cent of the country's gross domestic product, is seeing a continuous rise in the number of tourists each year. The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has projected that 37.5 million tourists will visit Thailand in 2018, up from last year's figure of ...

As a member of the ICAO, Thailand needs to submit air accident investigation reports promptly -- something that Thai transport authorities have been slow in doing. Deputy national police chief Pol Gen Weerachai Songmetra, said aircraft accidents were generally the responsibility of police located closest to ...
"We aim to hold more trade visits and trade fairs in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Malaysia this year to help accelerate trade between Thailand our neighbors," said Adul Chotinisakorn, director-general of the Commerce Ministry's Department of Foreign Trade, which oversees border trade issues.
THE FIRST SHIPMENT of fish imported to Thailand from Japan's Fukushima prefecture following the March 2011 nuclear disaster has been declared safe ... readings of Cesium radioactive contamination still much lower than the Public Health Ministry's limit of no more than 500 Bq (becquerel) per kilogram.
The project supported Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam to design government-led interventions to boost investment in energy-efficient buildings. The project brought together ministries, local authorities, representatives from the construction sector, civil society and developers through a ...

According to the news outlet Thai Rath, a unique set of laws to regulate the cryptocurrency market in Thailand were being formulated. This announcement was ... cryptocurrency market. The four groups involved are the Ministry of Finance, the Anti-Money Laundering office, the Bank of Thailand, and TSEC.
The Thai Fintech Association (TFA) supported the proposal for the SEC to take the charge, and the TFA's chairman Korn Chatikavanij revealed that the agency has consulted with the SEC, the Bank of Thailand and the finance ministry about imposing regulatory rules properly. Mr. Korn, also a former finance ...
CHIANG RAI – Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has convened a meeting to discuss the ongoing air pollution in nine provinces and is preparing to hand out 290,000 pollution resistant masks to people in all affected areas. While chairing a video conference with local health agencies, Deputy Permanent ...
Thailand is being urged to set aside some of its ample foreign reserves for a fund to raise proceeds to finance aid packages for the elderly. ... Mr Somkid said the Thai government does not have a position on the proposal, adding that Thais are quite conservative about ideas to allocate foreign reserves for ...
The Thai government lodged a formal protest. Culture Minister Veera Rojpojchanarat said sex tourism had declined after measures taken by the government. “Thailand has improved a lot in this issue. After the ministry of culture worked on promoting morality, this issue has improved a lot,” Veera said.
This cooperation will be enhanced through information sharing and periodical discussions between Japanese and Thai authorities, the Bank announced. This collaboration marks a key milestone in strengthening bilateral financial cooperation between Japan and Thailand, it said. The authorities believe ...
BANJUL: Gambia apologised to Thailand after its foreign minister said the Asian country was a haven for sex tourists, sparking a strongly worded protest from Bangkok. ... “After the ministry of culture worked on promoting morality, this issue has improved a lot,” Veera told reporters, according to Thai media.
"But what the local steelmakers are concerned [about] the most is the possibility that global steelmakers could switch to dump their steel on the Thai market to offset losses from falling steel exports to the U.S.," said Wanchai Varavithya, a deputy-director of the Thai Commerce Ministry's Department of ...
"Thailand has improved a lot in this issue. After the ministry of culture worked on promoting morality, this issue has improved a lot," Veera told reporters, according to Thai media. A Gambian foreign ministry statement Tuesday said it "regrets the unfortunate comments made by the Minister of Tourism and ...
Thai Culture minister Veera Rojpojchanarat is on record to have said that sex tourism used to be prevalent but has since dropped because of the country's focus on “morality.” “Thailand has improved a lot in this issue. After the Ministry of Culture worked on promoting morality, this issue has improved a lot,” ...
BANGKOK -- The Thai government plans to issue bonds to raise roughly 30 billion baht ($963 million) to fund projects aimed at cutting an oversupply of ... The Ministry of Agriculture plans to cut annual supply by as much as 1 million tons to 3.3 million tons before year-end, the minister of the department ...
The drafts themselves highlight plans to collect a capital gains tax of up to 15 percent on "digital asset" profits - defined as "cryptocurrencies, digital tokens and other assets in the form of electronic data", according to Thailand's Finance Ministry. In addition, the government will require all actors involved in ...
Health Minister Tandin Wangchuk signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on health cooperation with Thailand's Minister of Public Health, Dr Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, Bangkok, Thailand on March 2. A press release from the health ministry states that the signing represents an unprecedented ...
The government received Bt737.26 billion in revenue in the first four months of fiscal year 2018 (October 2017 -- January 2018), according to Kulaya Tantitemit, the Inspector General of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Finance's spokesman. The government budget disbursement was Bt1.21 trillion.
BANGKOK, 26 February 2018: It's easy to be critical of Thailand's Ministry of Tourism and Sports for limiting its communications to just the Thai language. It might even argue that its role does not extend to building global awareness, or providing accurate information to agencies and organisations outside of ...
The privately owned Thai Digital Asset Exchange (TDAX) is deferring the trading and registration of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) for two weeks while awaiting a soon-to-be revealed regulatory framework from Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commision (Thai SEC), the Bangkok Post reported Monday, ...
Thailand's Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) and the World Bank today agreed to work together to promote awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT) in ... Over 150 representatives from the Thai government, international organisations, businesses, NGOs and the media attended the seminar.
A bitter dispute has left languishing in administrative limbo grand plans to restore what some believe is the tomb of a former Thai king interred in 1796. By JARED DOWNING | FRONTIER. THE CENTURIES-OLD tomb of a Thai king is only a few hundred metres from the foot of U Bein Bridge at Amarapura ...
The Thai Foreign Ministry has taken action after reports the Gambian tourism minister made an unfavourable comment on Thailand's tourism. Hamat Bah told state media on Saturday Western tourists planning to travel to the Gambia in search of sex tourism should stay away from his country, according to ...
On 21 – 22 February Norwegian State Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Marianne Hagen, made the first visit to Thailand at a political level since the coup in 2014, reports the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Bangkok. Her programme entailed both a bilateral visit as well as participation in the UN Global ...
The Thai officials expressed their desire to participate in events and festivals held by the Ministry of Culture in Egypt and that they would like to invite Egyptian troupes to participate in festivals held in Thailand. They also praised the recent performances by the Egyptian National Folklore Ensemble in several ...
According to the PCD, Thailand produces 4.4 billion plastic drinking water bottles per year. 60 per cent, or 2.6 billion, of these bottles are are cap-sealed. The weight of these plastic cap seals alone is around 520 tonnes per year. Wijarn Simachaya, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources ...
Thai Justice Ministry launches mobile legal education project ... The Justice Ministry on Wednesday launched a project to dispatch mobile units to rural areas in five regions to help equip members of the public with knowledge about the law to boost their immunity against being taken advantage of or human ...
At the request of the Myanmar government, the Thai Labour Ministry has agreed to extend the deadline for migrant workers to obtain certificates of identity ... without documents registered with the Thai government last year and nearly 370,000 received CIs and other documents to live and work in Thailand ...
This year, Thailand is estimated to have an area of 20.2 million rai, or 3.232 million hectares, of rubber plantations, which could produce 4.9 million tons of rubber. That is up from 19.2 million rai and 4.5 million tons of rubber production in 2017, according to data from Thailand's Agriculture Ministry.
Thai Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong had stated on Feb. 7 that the Thai government will not ban crypto trading, but will work on constructing a regulatory framework for digital currencies, the Bangkok Post reported. The Bank of Thailand's circular can be seen as warning banks away from crypto until ...
Johnson is in Thailand after visiting Bangladesh, where he met Rohingya refugees, and Myanmar, where he held talks on the Rohingya situation with the country's ... Thai Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Busadee Santipitak said last Friday that the trips are a sign of improved relations between Thailand and ...
In December, the Bank of Thailand raised its economic growth forecasts for both 2017 and 2018 to 3.9 percent from 3.8 percent. Kulaya said the strong baht, which is hovering at its highest level in more than 4 years against the dollar, should have only a little impact on exports because the economies of its ...
The Thai police would then inform prosecutors and have them proceed with an extradition request. Thailand and the United Kingdom have an extradition treaty. Thai prosecutors could coordinate with the British Home Office, or pass the request through the Thai Foreign Ministry. The Home Office would then ...
According to the Indian External Affairs Ministry, the highway connecting Moreh in the northeastern state of Manipur with Mae Sot in Thailand is set to be ... Thai Prime Minister Prayur Chan-o-cha will be among all 10 ASEAN leaders who will be participating in the January 25 summit before attending the ...
... committee at its meeting on Friday decided to turn down the BMTA's fare adjustment proposal and instructed the Transport Ministry to map out a long-term rehabilitation plan for the city's bus operator along with long-term rehabilitation plans for State Railway of Thailand and Thai Airways International Plc.
The Thai tripartite committee, which includes employers, workers and government representatives in Thailand decided on January 17 to add from 5 to 22 baht to the minimum wage, according ... The Thai ministry of Labour has to submit the proposed wage increase to the Thai cabinet meeting for approval.
“The DE Ministry will collaborate with the Education and Interior ministries to recruit at least 1,000 trainers to help the villagers learn ICT skills, using social media and e-commerce activities,” said Mr Pichet. He said state agencies under the DE Ministry such as the Office of the National Digital Economy and ...
But even so, when a clip of a clinic's latest intriguing procedure was posted online, it quickly went viral. Thailand's health ministry has since issued a warning over the procedure. The BBC Thai service spoke to one patient who had undergone the treatment, who told them: "I wanted to feel more confident in ...
The ministry is concerned at what it has identified as parallels between the cryptocurrency markets at large and “investment in Ponzi schemes”, according to Mr. Somchai Sujjapongse, Permanent Secretary of the Thai Ministry of Finance. In a meeting with the Bank of Thailand, the Thai SEC, and the Thai ...
A Thai worker was injured when a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's popular eastern tourist city of Hualien late on Tuesday, the Thai Foreign Ministry ... Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Busadee Santipitaks said Pratiam Boonyung, 46, was injured when a piece of granite floor tile fell on his foot. He was ...
“The ministry's ad hoc committee has called for the repatriation of 23 artefacts that originated in Thailand from leading US museums,” said Minister of Culture Veera Rojpojchanarat at a press conference yesterday at Bangkok's National Museum. “After a one-year investigation, the ministry's urgent task aims ...
Thailand saw the tourism revenue of more than 1.8 trillion baht (56 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, a rise of nearly 12 percent from that of 2016, the Ministry of Sports and Tourism announced. Chinese tourists remain the biggest contributor to Thai tourism, with more than 9.8 million visitors generating about ...
The Thai government yesterday made a last-minute U-turn and issued a ... The KMT said it was informed at about 4:30pm that Thailand was willing to ... it had actively engaged the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the ...
The Finance Ministry has been tasked with finding measures to help welfare ... years, as Thailand's economic recovery gains speed, says a high-ranking official. ... phase and has discussed further steps with related ministries.
The Reducing Marine Debris in ASEAN Region 2017 hosted by Thailand is ... The ministry has joined with the private sector, including the Federation of Thai ...


 

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