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Kalasin province is to grant rewards to office, shop, and house owners who have beautifully decorated their place with the King's flag and lighting ornaments during the King's birthday celebration.
The Department of Agriculture Extension is to debut the Farmers Markets in Nakhon Nayok, Trang, Mukdahan, and Uttaradit province on 28 November 2014.
The Director-General of the Department of Industrial Works has revealed that the amount of industrial waste in 2014 has almost reached 1 million tons. The department is looking to build industrial waste treatment facilities in 6 areas and will also ask for permission to use military lands.
The 12th Disease Control Office in Songkhla has warned the public of the risk of possible Hand, Foot and Mouth disease amongst young children during the long rainy season in the southern region. This disease can be prevented by washing hands before eating and after using restrooms.
The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security is to hold the 6th 'Read and Play with your Child' event under the Bond of Family Love (Sai Yai Rak) Project under the Patronage of Princess Srirasm, the Royal Consort to the Crown Prince of Thailand, on 18-19 December 2014 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok.
The Organizing Committee for the Celebration of His Majesty the King's 87th birthday on 5 December 2014is to screen the Pra Maha Chanok movie animation in theaters nationwide. The screenings will be held on the Saturdays of 29 November and 6 December 2014 for the public to watch free of charge twice a day at 10am and 3pm. The movie animation will be broadcasted on television during 6-8 December 2014. The general public in the Greater Bangkok area can obtain movie tickets at the Public Relations Department, while people in other provinces can obtain tickets at the Provincial Public Relations Offices.
Prachuap Khiri Khan province is to feature the 'Pra Maha Chanok' movie animation at the Major Cineplex cinema at Hua Hin Market Village shopping center. People in the area can collect the movie tickets for free at the Prachuap Khiri Khan Provincial Public Relations Office tel. 032-602019 or 032-550149.
The Chainat Narentorn Hospital together with the Chainat TOT Public Company Limited have developed the TOT Help Call Center 1669 as a communication system for emergency medical services. This user-friendly service will make it easier for the public to access emergency medical services with just the press of a button.
The Maha Sarakham Provincial Tourism and Sports Office has held the 2014 Maha Sarakham Youth Camp at the Khok Ko Phitthayakhom School during 24-26 November 2014. The event was aimed at developing good hosts in the province for tourists as well as creating more employment and income to the community, the province, and the country.
People in Tambon Ratsada, Phuket have released fish and prawn species into the sea as tribute to His Majesty the King and to help recover marine biodiversity conditions, which will result in more fisheries production from the wild.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has announced an examination for 112 vacancies in 12 positions. 96 vacancies are for general practitioners specialized in civil works, surveying, mechanical machinery, public health and cleaning. 16 other vacancies are available for those specialized in library studies, education, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineer, legal affairs and finance and accountancy. Applications can be made through www.bangkok.go.th/exam until 15 December 2014.
Nakhon Ratchasima Employment Office is to hold a meeting between Thailand Overseas Employment Administration (TOEA) service center and job seekers on Friday 28 November 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the provincial Employment Office. For more information, please call 0 4435 5260 or 0 4435 5266-7 during office hours.
Ra-ngae District, Narathiwat, has recruited people from all sectors to help in the project: “Beautiful Canals, Clear Water, Happier People” in line with the government policy to improve the water quality and canal conditions. The project is in honor of HM the King on the occasion of his 87th Birthday Anniversary on 5th December 2014.
Chonburi Culture Office is holding a singing contest of contemporary patriotic songs with a prize offer of 20,000 baht. Those who are interested in the contest must record their voice and attach their photos and applications with the DVDs to be sent to the office by 9 December 2014. For more information please call 038 – 276407 during office hours, or visit www.m-culture.go.th/chonburi.
Surin Public Health Office warns people to beware of six diseases which come with cold weather: influenza, pneumonia, measles, rubella, chickenpox and diarrhea.
Det Udom District, Ubon Ratchathani, and the Red Cross Chapter in the district are holding the 20th annual festival and Red Cross Fair 2014. The event lasts seven days until November 29.
Surin Province invites people, as well as public and private sector units, to put up in front of their premises a national flag together with the King’s flag with the royal monogram, the King's portrait and a set of offerings, in order to celebrate the auspicious occasion of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulayadej’s 87th birthday anniversary, from now on until December 31, 2014.
The Department of Land Transport (DLT) is gearing up on Taxi car inspections prior to the first phase of the new fair adjustment. There have already been 12,000 cars inspected with an 80 percent qualification rate. The DLT will issue a certificate for qualified cars, which will be required to enter the fare adjustment procedures.
The Ranong Provincial Community Development Office will hold an OTOP New Years gift basket making event by local entrepreneurs during 22-26 November 2014 at the Ranong City Hall. There will also be the OTOP gift basket fashion show on 26 November 2014 at the City Hall for this event.
The southern region of Thailand is currently in the rainy season until January 2015, resulting in continuous rain throughout the area, which causes foot hill slopes to be at risk from mudslides and landslides. Mr. Warning has been assigned to warn locals in risk areas to take extra precautions, as well as prepare rescue equipment and life packs for timely response to disasters.
Organ Donation Coordinating Center of Hatyai Hospital invites people to donate organs as a tribute to H.M. Queen Sirikit on the occasion of her 80th Birthday Anniversary. Those who are interested can contact the Intensive Care Unit, 4th floor, Out Patient Department, Hatyai Hospital, Tel. 0-7427-3142.
Surin Province invites people to take part in the 'Coffee Meeting’ project to share views and suggestions on the development of the province. The meeting is scheduled for November 26th, 2014 between 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. at Ramkhamhaeng University, Surin Campus.
Sirikit Dam in Uttaradit Province has warned farmers in four provinces to avoid consecutive rice planting, and fish farmers should reduce water irrigation to conserve the ecosystem, as well as reserve water for consumption, in line with government policy.
The Prosthesis Foundation of H.R.H The Princess Mother will be providing free prosthesis, in the program’s 132th anniversary at the Pua Crown Prince Hospital, Nan province in celebration of His Majesty the King's 87th birthday on 5 December 2014.
Chaiyaphum province is planning to organize the Farmers’ Market to provide more retailing opportunities to farmers in the province every Friday at the park in front of the new city hall starting from 28 November 2014.
Surin province is now facing inclement weather fluctuations. This hot and cold temperature shift might affect the health of the general public, particularly the spread of dengue fever. The public is advised to consult with the nearest healthcare center or hospital if any family member shows any symptoms of sickness.
Tak province has launched the 'Kad Nang Yong Kling Yam' cultural street event at the Ping River riverside road in front of the Governor's house. The event will be held every Saturday from 4pm-11pm. The event also encourages the public to wear the traditional clothes to preserve the local culture of Tak province.
Lamphun province will be holding the Queen Jamatavee ceremony and the 31st National Youth Games Region 5 during 28 November - 7 December 2014 at the Provincial Administrative Stadium, Lamphun.
Trang province and the Provincial Red Cross Chapter of Trang is to hold the 2014 Trang Red Cross Fair during 5-15 December 2014 at the Trang Municipality Stadium 2, Mueang district, Trang. Profits from this fair will be included in future operational costs.
Nonthaburi Municipality is scheduled to hold the City Pillar Shrine Celebration and Red Cross Fair during 1-3 December 2014 at the Nonthaburi Government Complex. The Shrine will be open for special worshiping during that period, and there’ll also be performances of traditional southern plays. All proceeds from the Red Cross charity tickets will go to disaster victims and people in need.
Ubon Ratchathani Province invites civil servants and the general public to reserve a commemorative pin on the auspicious occasion of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 5th Cycle Birthday Anniversary on 2nd April 2015. Proceeds will be presented to Her Royal Highness’ foundation. Reservation for the pins can be made at 045-344609 from now till February 2015.
The Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, is to hold an academic seminar on “Agricultural Reform for a Brighter Future” on Thursday 27th November 2014 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at its Bangkhen Campus, Bangkok. For enquires please call 0-2562-0232-3.
Mahidol University invites the public to participate in naming the newly built buildings and courts inside the university's Natural History Garden under the campaign "7 Buildings 7 Courts". Submissions start today and end on 7 December 2014. There will also be a prize money for the winner of this competition.
The Excise Department announces that the issuance of licenses for sale of alcoholic beverage, tobacco and cards is to close on December 31st as in every year. Rather than waiting until the end of December, those who want to renew their licenses are suggested to submit their applications in advance to avoid a possible congestion of applicants.
United World Colleges (UWC) is to grant a number of scholarships for Thai students to study in the last two years of the upper secondary education under the International Baccalaureate Program at one of the UWC's affiliated colleges. Eligible students must be 16-18 years old who are currently studying in high school level with a GPA result of no less than 3.25. For more information, please visit www.ocsc.go.th and look for topic "Government’s scholarships” and then for subtopic “Other scholarships”.
Twelve short films featuring the twelve core values promoted by the National Council for Peace and Order, were officially introduced at a press conference held at the Armys Club. They will screen in cinemas nationwide on December 6 in honor of His Majesty the King on the occasion of his 87th birthday this year. The film will premiere on Thursday 4th December at 2 p.m. at Esplanade Cineplex - Ratchada, and the public round will be on Saturday 6th December in Major Cineplex cinemas nationwide, free of charge. After that, the film will be broadcast on television throughout the month of December.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is planning to relaunch two children’s museums is the Bangkok Children’s Discovery Museum in Chatuchak district and the Children’s Discovery Museum in Thung Khru district in the capital as Children’s Day presents for the kids at the start of next year on Children’s Day, January 10.
Shows in the Week of the River Kwai Bridge and Red Cross Fair 2014 are scheduled for 28 November to 7 December 2014, every day at the Bridge in Tha Makham Subdistrict, Muang Kanchanaburi. Shows on 28, 29 November and 4-6 December will be held twice daily at 7.30 p.m. and 9 p.m., while shows on 30 November and 1-3, 7 December will only be held once a day at 8 p.m. Tickets cost 300 baht, and are available at the event entrance or can be booked in advance from the Kanchanaburi Provincial Office at Tel. 034-511778, 034-515208, or 034-512399.
The Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is distributing Digital-TV Set Top Box coupons to support the switchover from the analogue system to digital system. Kalasin’s NBTC office will only distribute the coupons in districts where there is over 80% coverage of the digital signal, starting with Huai Mek Districton 28th November 2014. Other districts will be informed of their coupon distribution schedule in the next phase.
Thai Government invites people to wear yellow clothes during the Celebrations on the Auspicious Occasion of His Majesty the King’s 87th Birthday Anniversary 5th December 2014 to be held from November 30th to December 6th at the Sanam Luang ceremonial site in Bangkok.//
The Public Relations Department is holding an essay competition on the topic '12 Core Values' to inspire ideas and bring core values into practice. Interested persons can submit an essay from now until 30 November 2014 at PR Technical Development Office, Public Relations Department. 9 Rama VI Road, Soi 30, Bangkok 10400.
Kanchanaburi Province is ready to welcome visitors during the Week of the River Kwai Bridge and Red Cross Fair, which is to be held from 28 November to 7 December 2014.//
The Kanchanaburi Red Cross Chapter is organizing a Red Cross Unity Day at the official residence of the Kanchanaburi Governor, to receive donations which will then be sold in the Week of the River Kwai Bridge and Red Cross Fair 2014 during 28 November - 7 December 2014.
The Hat Yai Municipality invites the public to attend the art exhibition: ‘Art, Life, and Society in my opinion’ every Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 6pm until 31st December 2014 at the Hat Yai Municipality Art Gallery, Songkhla province.
The Ranong Municipality is holding the 10th walking street fair titled ‘Open the door to ASEAN community’ every Sunday, beginning 7 December 2014 to 5 April 2015 from the Bang San junction to the Talad Phama junction. Styrofoam containers will be prohibited in the walking street area to help preserve the environment.
The Ubon Ratchathani province is holding the paddy market fair to help farmers at the Don Moddang Agricultural Cooperatives on 14 November 2014 and 17-18 November 2014, at the Najaluay Agricultural Cooperatives on 19-21 November 2014, at the Muang Sam Sip Agricultural Cooperatives Mill on 27th November 2014, and at the Thung Si Udom Agricultural Cooperatives on 28th-30th November 2014.
Muang Phetchaburi Municipality invites female youths, aged 15-20, to join the MISS TEEN TO BE NUMBER ONE IDOL contest, to be held during 25-26 December 2014. Those who are interested can submit their applications from now on until 30 November at the Public Health Center of Muang Phetchaburi Municipality located at Wat Thor Intersection. More information is available at Tel. 032 425010.
The Ranong Municipality begun registration for elders and persons with disability allowance in the 2016 fiscal year budget. Senior citizens and persons with disability can register for their allowance at the social welfare division of the Ranong Municipality everyday until 30 November 2014. Please call 0-7786-6324 for more information.
The government is cooperating with all sectors in organizing commemorative events on the auspicious occasion of the 87th birthday anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej this December 5.Scheduled from November 30 to December 6, the events will take place in every province of the country.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is cooperating with the Metropolitan Police and soldiers to regulate footpath businesses on Silom road and conduct stall clearance on 1 November 2014 onwards. They are now required to stay clear from the road during 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.every day. Those who do not abide by the regulation will be prosecuted.For nighttime vendors, they are allowed to trade on road pavements only from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. and must remove all their belongings from the area by 3 a.m.
Yala province is now accepting purchase orders for commemorative pins issued in honor of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on the occasion of her 5th Cycle Birthday Celebration on April 2, 2015. Reservations can be made at the provincial administrative office in the town hall of Yala, or Tel. 0-7321-1586.
The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre is collaborating with Muay Thai clubs in the region to hold the “Muay Thai Competition in honour of His Majesty the King” at Yala Institute of Physical Education on 16 December 2014 which is the National Sports Day.
Huai Yod Municipality will start registration for welfare subsidy for elderly and disabled people from 1 to 30 November 2014 at the Social Welfare Division.
Vananava Hua Hin to open its one billion baht water park as Asia's First Water Jungle theme park on 1 December 2014.
New species of pomelo discovered in Phrae province
Commerce Ministry to hold commodity goods sales as NY gift to the public
PM to pay visits to Laos and Vietnam during Nov 26-28
PM Prayut backs public hearings by National Reform Council
Committee on sustainable rubber price solutions will be formed
Tourism and Sports Ministry presents outstanding Boutique Hotel Awards
Gen Udomdej attends ASEAN Chiefs of Armies Meeting in Hanoi
ICT to implement govt.’s digital economy policies
Latin America as new potential market for Thai business and investment
Public Health Ministry imposes bubonic plague preventive measures at ports
PM's official visit to Lao People's Democratic Republic
Agriculture Ministry set to open weekly agro-market nationwide
Blankets distributed in Nan to help people cope with chilly weather
Winter winds knocking rice plants down in Northeast
New species of pomelo discovered in Phrae province
AMLO prosecutes former Central Investigation Bureau chief for money laundering
Rubber farmers to have a say in rubber bill amendment
Rice farmers in Nonthaburi and Nakhon Pathom start receiving the assistance fund
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