The last victim of the tour boat sinking in Phuket was on Sunday retrieved from the sunken boat. The body was sent to Wachira Phuket Hospital for identification.

The Prime Minister has directed tourism related agencies to raise the level of safety of tour boat services, following a boat tragedy that took the lives of 47 people in Phuket.

The 13 members of Moo Pa Academy youth football team reportedly wept after hearing about the sacrifice of former Thai Navy Seal Saman Kunan, who lost his life during their rescue operation, as they prepared to be released from hospital.

Some 200 local artists are working to complete a painting telling the story of the operation to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. The painting will be exhibited at Tham Luang Cave Museum.

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has continued to restore and develop tourist attractions at Tham Luang – Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in Chiang Rai province.

The Prime Minister, Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, has expressed his satisfaction with the Global Innovation Index 2018, announced by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), as the position of Thailand has improved because the country has a potential to produce creative products.

The Fine Arts Department is inviting the public to visit the special exhibition “From Home to City: First State on Land of Thai People” which demonstrates diverse groups of people and culture in Thailand in the past.

The Northern Meteorological Center disclosed that during July 16th-20th, 2018, the northern region will encounter more rains, heavy rains and possible flash floods in some areas. People in risk areas, especially those living in lowland, have been warned to brace for dangers from heavy rains and accumulated rain. They are also advised to continually follow weather forecasts and official information.

U.S. President Donald Trump landed in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday (July 15) ahead of a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday (July 16).

NBT-World wish to say congratulations to France for taking home the champion title of the World Cup for the second time. Also, a shout out to Croatia for making it to the second place and Belgium for winning the third place. Bravo!

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