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HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn donated drinking water to people in the drought-hit areas as royal support from the Bike for Mom Project.
Prime Minister invites Thais to express their loyalty to Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn on the occasion of his birthday anniversary; meanwhile, preparations for the "Bike for Mom" event in every province have been completed in all aspects.
Prime Minister advises Buddhists to apply the Buddha's teachings to their everyday life during the 3-month Buddhist Lent to help build Thailand as a strong society.
Interior Ministry invites all Thais to participate in “Bike for Mom” rally to express their loyalty to Her Majesty the Queen. They can apply for the rally online at www.bikeformom2015.com or go to the Provincial Hall for registration in person until 9 Aug 2015.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has addressed the nation's Tier 3 categorization by the United States, that it does not reflect Thailand's various positive attempts to rectify the issue and confirmed that the government is dedicated to eradicate human trafficking for the protection of human rights and stability.
The Deputy Government Spokesman has revealed that the Prime Minister has ordered all agencies to take care of the public in the 28 provinces which are affected by the South Western Monsoon storms, and to provide a 24 coverage of weather condition updates to the public.
Prime Minister requests the public to help move Thailand forward, adding some groups of people are exploiting the economic problems and water crisis to stir up conflicts. He says that it takes time to raise mutual understanding among diffirent groups of people but the public can trust the government's intention to solve all problems.
Prime Minister expected that 350,000 cubic meters per day would be pumped up after all groundwater wells have been drilled successfully. This would benefit more than 4,000 households.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has announced its strategy on forest area conservation with the initiation of the 2 northern region pilot provinces' programs, which will be expanded to cover the rest of the nation in the future.
The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC), in cooperation with relevant authorities in Yala Province, held "Home Sweet Home" project, in which they build houses for homeless and poor people in the province.
The Prime Minister has expressed his concerns for oil palm farmers who have been taken advantage of, urges the Ministry of Commerce to closely monitor the situation, while expecting to engage in dialogue with all sides next week.
Cultural Office in Phetchabun Province has cooperated with religious, art and cultural networks to organize "Buddhist Promotion Week" from 27-31 July 2015 at Petch Wararam Temple on the occasion of Asalha Puja Day & Buddhist Lent.
Chaiyaphum Province is to hold "Silk Festival" during 10-12 August 2015 in front of the Provincial Hall, to honor Her Majesty the Queen on the occasion of her 83rd birthday anniversary.
The Minister attached to the Prime Minister's Office is satisfied with the community funds' performance, stating 90% are healthy, while currently measures are being implemented to build a foundation and ensure the program's sustainability.
Chao Mae Tubtim Shrine is celebrating the 55th anniversary of its establishment from 26-30 July 2015 in order to nurture the Thai-Chinese culture and tradition and ask for blessings and protection from the deities they respect.
Sa Kaeo Province is holding “Buddhism Promotion Week” on the occasion of Asalha Puja & Buddhist Lent Day until the end of July. Buddhists are invited to put on white attire, observe the five Buddhist precepts, put up national flags and Dhammajak flags at government and private offices and present Lenten candles to monasteries during the holy festival.
Tha Kasem Sub-district Municipality, Sa Kaeo Province will hold “Anti-Drug Futsal Competition 2015 in Honor of HM the Queen” during 11-14 Aug at a local stadium in Mueang District. Futsal players can apply for the competition at the municipality office or call 037-515-169.
The Agriculture Minister iterates that 5 long term relief measures are being formulated to help farmers suffering from droughts and lack of access to water
The Assistant of the Police Commissioner states that the police force will enforce the law in a serious manner to prevent and solve the problem of racing in public roads and control orderliness around educational institutes.
EGAT has reporteded that the operations in the southern region during the 4 days of energy transfer suspension from the JDA source has gone by smoothly
The cremation ceremony for His Holiness the late Supreme Patriarch will be taking place on 15-17 December 2015 at Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Temple and at the crematory of Wat Debsirindrawas Ratchaworawiharn Temple.
Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha emphasizes that cooperation from all sectors is necessary for the prosperity and security of Thailand. He urged the public to start with self-development.
The National Council of Women of Thailand has cooperated with the Department of Women’s Affairs and Family Development, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security to hold the "National Women’s Day 2015” under the concept “Power of Women, Power of Thailand” on August 1 at Grand Diamonds Ballroom, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani.
The Department of Rural Roads is now stepping up the renovation of subsided roads, and asked the public living near canals to help survey roads and report their findings to the Department of Rural Roads' 24-hour hotline 1146.
The Department of Rural Roads has imposed a new weight limit for vehicles travelling on 66 canal-side roads to prevent them from subsiding. Vehicles running on the designated roads weighing over the limit can be reported to the Department of Rural Roads 24-hour hotline 1146 if found.
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 government has mobilized efforts from all sectors to overcome the drought disaster. It has planned to run drinking water donation campaign. It has also vowed to support water to rice plantations which are soon to be harvested as the dead rice field’s restoration would take several years. All measures will be proposed to the cabinet meeting as urgent issues.
The government has set July18th, 2015 as D-Day to expand coverage of the National Savings Fund for 30 million pensioned people who are not included in the state pension system. The fund is a tool to cultivate saving habits among Thais on the basis that the faster the saving, the more convenient life young savers will have after retirement. People in their 20s who can save a thousand baht per month will be given THB7,000 monthly right after retirement until death.
Pregnant women are motivated to register for pregnancy care in order to get financial subsidy of infant which will begin on 1 Oct 2015. Any mother who fails to have regular health check and important vaccinations will lose the rights. This is the government’s effort to upgrade child health nationwide.
Prime Minister has ordered all sectors in Thailand to use water economically only for necessary activities. Golf course and swimming pools must use only their private water reserved. To set a good example for the public, government officials must use water wisely. Anyone who ignores the PM’s order is threatened to face strong punishment.
The Prime Minister has asked all sectors to help conserve water usage and refrain from activities that require a large amount of water. Golf clubs, swimming pools, and grass fields are asked to use their own water reserves during this period, while government agencies will demonstrate water conservation as model for others.
Surin Provincial Employment Office suggested employers to import migrant workers from Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia under MOUs on Labour Cooperation as the method is more convenient, safer and worthwhile for their payment.
NBTC has warned users of prepaid mobile services to register their numbers within July 31st. Otherwise, their phone would be unable to make a call out.
The Institute of Public Relations is to organize the 2nd training course on professional TV documentary production from 17 Aug to 4 Sep. For more information, please call 08-1346 -0510 or 09-4559-5029.
Public Health agencies nationwide are invited to nominate their delegates for the 2015 Chainat Narentorn Excellent Public Health Personnel Award from today to 15 September 2015. For more information, please contact the Praboromarajchanok Institute tel 0-2590-1919, or visit the institute's website at www.pi.ac.th.
The Satun Provincial Agriculture Office will be hosting the Field Day activity to pass on new cultivation technology to farmers in all districts during 21-29 July 2015. Interested farmers can check for more details at nearby agriculture offices in their districts.
The Satun Provincial Energy Office is now holding a contest for inventions made from used objects under the topic ‘We Eat, We Use, We Re-Use’. The public can submit their inventions from now to 31 July 2015 at the Satun Provincial Energy Office, 2nd Floor of the Satun Provincial Hall (telephone 074-724142 during official working hours).
The Tourism Authority of Thailand promotes the Candle Procession on the Buddhist Lent Day in Ubon Ratchathani as the festival for those wishing to learn Thai culture. The event will take place during July 15-31.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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