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On the auspicious occasion of the 60th birthday of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on the 2nd April 2015, government agencies and the public are invited to put up Her Royal Highness' Personal Emblem Flag at office and residential buildings from now to the 31st December 2015. The public is also invited to wear purple clothes with the emblem of Her Royal Highness for the month of April. The use of Her Royal Highness’ emblem should be approved in advance.
The Ministry of Interior is now calling to all provinces, districts, local administrative organizations, and other agencies, to decorate their offices with the Personal Flag of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn from now on, to celebrate the auspicious occasion of HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn’s birthday 28 July 2015.
A great number of people have applied for “Bike for Mom” rally with an intent to express their loyalty to Her Majesty the Queen.
The National Council on Social Welfare of Thailand under Royal Patronage has invited Thai people to buy jasmine products on the occasion of Mother’s Day, 12 August. They can make an order for NCSWT products by calling 0-2354-7533-37 , at Mahidol Building on Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok, 10400.
Port in-Port out Center in Trang Province keeps active inspection of fishing trawlers after the leniency period has expired.
The Minister of Justice has ordered improvement of units under the ministry’s responsibities to eliminate redundant jobs with other ministries. He hoped the ministry would take a leading role in educating Thai citizens on legal knowledge.
The Office of Agricultural Economics predicted the current drought situation would cause a slight damage of about 11% to agricultural productivity and was confident the agricultural sector would improve continuously.
Trang’s Provincial Office of Social Development and Human Security has called for public cooperation in notifying the authority whenever they see vulnerable persons via its Call Center 1300.
The Surin Provincial Public Health Office is now asking the public to help keep their houses and communities clean to prevent the spread of dengue.
Nakhon Si Thammarat Province will be holding the 13th Vocational Education Games in the Southern Region ‘Nakhon Games 2015’ on 13-19 July 2015.
Songkhla Provincial Administrative Organization has piloted the campaign that will utilize natural rubber to build road surface to help farmers, during the low rubber price period and to stimulate the consumption of domestic natural rubber, highlighting its reasonableness costs and endurance.
Songkhla City Municipality has been awarded with the '100% Ploytyrene-free organization and the strengthening of food sanitation in partner networks’ award from the Department of Health.
The Department of International Trade Promotion will be holding the Southern International Trade Expo at Central Plaza Shopping Center in Surat Thani Province on 23-26 July 2015 to encourage Thailand's southern market to India and to stimulate the export of potential products from the south.
The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has stepped up Mers surveillance on five species of wild animals in zoos nationwide. None of the animals, including camels, have infected with the virus so far.
The Office of Disease Prevention and Control Region 12 in Songkhla has invited parents to bring their children aged between 2-and-a-half years and 7 years old to get Measles and Rubella vaccination. The vaccines are available for children at any government medical centers nationwide, free of charge until the end of Sep. The free vaccination is to honor HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on the occasion of her 60th birthday anniversary in 2015.
The Social Security Office is to request to the Medical Committee a THB6,000m. budget for Dread Diseases advance payment. According to the proposal, the committee will pay THB10,000 out of the total THB15,000 for patients with Diagnosis Related Group (DRG).
Songkhla Province has joined hands with related agencies to hold the 173rd anniversary celebration of the Songkhla City Pillar Shrine on 9-15 July 2015.
Seafood markets in Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province continue to sell sea catches as usual despite the embargo of vessels, while some categories of seafood are now selling at higher prices. The public have not been alarmed by the situation and are reported to be purchasing at the normal rate.
The Director-General of the Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation has revealed that precipitation in target areas during the last 4 days has resulted in more water flowing into dams, while the expected southwest monsoon wind during the next 3-4 days help increase precipitation in the northeastern and central region.
The Ministry of Public Health has revealed that Thai farmers are now suffering from diseases caused by pesticide, with latest figures four times higher than normal, urging the safe practice of chemicals pesticides for the farmers’ own well being.
The Prime Minister has thanked all rainmaking officials who have been working tirelessly and suggested an integration of the rainmaking units in the armed forces with the civil rainmaking units, to provide a more effective drought relief outcome for the public, while dams in many areas have reported a higher water reserve.
The Prime Minister has ordered the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives to monitor the weather conditions and cloud accumulation in the northeastern region of Thailand to find the suitable condition to perform the artificial rainmaking operation, as relief for farmers during the start of this new farming season.
The government is pushing forward the establishment of the National Automobile and Tire testing center in Chachoengsao Province, aiming to become the hub of ASEAN’s tyre and automobile quality evaluation center that provides completeservices and tests regarding tires, braking systems, turning systems, and will also serve as a driver's training field.
The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security and Thai private sector will jointly host "Workability Asia Conference 2015" at Hilton Pattaya from July 8-10, 2015. This is the first business forum of competitive disabilities management in Asia and will feature 20 leading Asia's most admired companies by people-with-disabilities employees.
The Minister of Social Development and Human Security vowed the Renovation Project of Dindang Community under the National Housing Authority will have least impact on current residents.
The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security has proposed “Chanthaburi Model” as an approach for sustainable crackdown of motorcycle street racing. First four provinces to use the model are Samut Prakan, Nakhon Ratchasima, Ubon Ratchathani and Bangkok. Four pilot districts in Bangkok are Dindaeng, Bang Sue, Lak Si and Lat Krabang.
The Federation of Thai Industries and the Energy Ministry are to hold Thailand ESCO Fair 2015 on July 16th at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. The event is aimed at boosting investor’s confidence in Thai energy sector and expanding markets for energy services companies (ESCO).
NACC, in cooperation with other state agencies, is expediting formation of anti-corruption network at the regional level. People who witness actions suspected of corruption can notify the NACC at Hotline 1205 or contact nearby NACC provincial offices nationwide.
The Metropolitan Waterworks Authority will be holding events, as part of the water conservation campaign, to raise awareness on the effects of drought disasters and to create an understanding on how to use water conservatively.
Approved fishing vessels allowed in legal fisheries practices must have all legal and authorized staff on board, including legally hired and registered immigrant workers, must be registered and passed approval, must bear the correct type of vessel license, must only utilize legal types of fishery equipment, and must be equipped with the VMS tracking system.
Samut Songkhram Province and related agencies have provided information to the public, on authorized fishing vessels that have been approved to fish as normal without the risk of apprehension, while urging vessel owners to legally register their vessels.
Mae Hong Son Province will be holding the traditional breed chicken contest, to celebrate the auspicious occasion of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th birthday 2 April 2015 on 8 July 2015 from 9am onwards.
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang has joined hands with the Metropolitan Police to pilot the ‘KMITL Alcohol-Free Area' in an awareness promotional campaign against all vices.
Khon Kaen Province is now holding the 13th OTOP City in Khon Kaen Fair 2015 from today until 6 July 2015, under the title ‘Passing on the Thai heritage to ASEAN’ at the Ratchadanusorn Park, Mueang District, Khon Kaen Province.
The Civil Aviation Training Center has joined hands with the PTT Plc and Vcharkarn.com to hold an essay writing competition for high school students on the topic of 'New Generation Pilot with ASEAN Heart' as the application for the 7th Aviation Training Camp. Registration procedures and more information can be found on www.catc.or.th website. The last day of essay submissions is on 10 July 2015, while selected candidates will be announced on 15 July 2015.
The Tao Bor Keng Foundation, Hat Yai, and the Kor Hong City Municipality are inviting the public to join the meritorious ceremony in sparing the life of cows on 13 July - 9 August 2015 at the Tao Bor Keng Foundation in front of the Hat Yai Bus Station, Songkhla Province. For more information, please call 08-1738-5299 or 08-1897-7731.
Saraburi Province is to organize “Bike for Mom” rally to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 83rd birthday anniversary on 12 Aug 2015. Cyclists may join in the activity free of charge. For more information, please visit http://www.bikeformom2015.com/ or www.saraburi.go.th/bikeformom/index.html or call 1122. Registration opens on July 1.
Prachuap Khiri Khan Province is holding the 2nd Muang Sam Aow Agricultural Products Fair from 27 June to 6 July at a park near the Provincial Hall, expanding along coastal road of Prachuap Khiri Khan Beach. Myeik entrepreneurs from Myanmar are invited to the fair to meet Thai counterparts for business matching.
Surat Thani Province is now calling the public to attend the 'Bike for Mom’ activity as tribute to HM the Queen along with all provinces nationwide on 16 August 2015 at 3pm. Interested individuals can register to attend this event free of charge at the new provincial hall. For more information, please visit www.suratthani.go.th or call 0-7727-2926 ext 65122.
NBTC has extended the expiry date of digital TV coupons by two months; thus people can still use their coupons until 31 July 2015.
Narathiwat Province will be holding the 'Hajj: Path to conciliation and peace’ project on 25-28 July 2015 to create accurate understanding and trust among Muslim pilgrims traveling to attend the Hajj pilgrimage this year.
Uttaradit Province has joined hands with Naresuan University to hold the multinational ‘Phu Doo: The Gateway of Friendship’ conference for the lower northern region provinces, on 16-20 August 2015 at Uttaradit Province.
Ratchaburi’s Skilled Labor Development Institute Region 4 is to hold a regional labour skill competition on 8-9 July 2015 at the institute in order to select candidates to compete in the 26th national labour competition.
Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi Province will hold the annual “Fruit Fair @ Thong Pha Phum 2015” from 3-5 July at the Helicopter Landing Pad of Vajiralongkorn Dam. Highlights of the event include tasty fruits and cultural performances.
PM congratulates winners of 2015 UNSPA award
NRC approves strategic plan for disaster relief
Prime minister urges fishing vessel operators to heed relevant laws
NLA to deliberate amendment to Civil Procedure Code on Thursday
RID holds interdepartmental meeting to assess water situation
Privy councillor praises wider practices of traditional medicine
Songkhla lottery vendors continue to sell tickets at 80 baht apiece, ask for larger quota
Increase in taxi fares postponed
NRC approves report on resource and disaster management in global warming situation
Greek referendum result has no impact on Thai economy, Finance Minister confirms
PM satisfied with operations to regulate ent. venues
LPG price pegged at 23.96 baht/kg in July
Govt. threatens to punish those who defame PM in social media
Turbulent seas keep fishermen ashore in Krabi
Govt. ready for Bike For Mom 2015
Commerce Ministry issues measures to aid domestic steel business
PM assures Japanese investors for concrete cooperation
NRC approves strategic plan for disaster relief
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