The Prime Minister has advised Thai people to calm their minds, forgive one another and be generous towards each other while the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand's implements its construction projects, which are needed to improve the country's infrastructure.

The Community Development Department and a network of OTOP artist have organized an exhibition of valuable handicrafts showcasing the work of OTOP artists across the country in honor of His late Majesty at Chiang Mai Siladol By Tassanee, at Doi Saket in Chiang Mai during 3-5 March 2017, from 9.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. For more information, please call 089-991-2901.

The Hua Hin Municipality will launch the second Wilai Waiwan project to improve the quality of life for the elderly to accommodate Thailand's transition into an aging society. The project will recruit 250 elderly people aged 58 or above from now until 15 March 2017. Interested individuals can obtain an application form at the Hua Hin Municipality Office. For more information, please call 0-3251-1047 Ext. 221 during office hours

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives selected Chaiyaphum as the pilot province for the Pracharat agricultural development starting from the Large Agricultural Land Plot, cultivating rice on par with GAP standards to supply local millers, and processing for export.

The Minister of Transport opened Highway No. 24 from Nang Rong district, Buriram province, to Prasat district, Surin province, connecting the lower northeast with the East and Asean.

The government is pushing forward the suppression of corruption in the government sector and plans to count the legal age of corruption cases by beginning with the availability of pieces of evidence.

The Prime Minister called on all sides of society to help maintain the country's peaceful atmosphere by upholding the rules of law and judicial system which, he said, will lead to national reconciliation.

The Prime Minister commented that the Thai economy needs capability enhancement to achieve its national strategy.

The OCAC is inviting the general public to bi-weekly Bangkok Art Festival at Siam Square Soi 5 on every first and third week of the month until September 2017. For more information, please call 022248030 ext 310, or 024228823.

The Department of Intellectual Property has opened IP IDE Center to enhance the potentials of Thai SME businesses, initially expected to serve 500-1,000 businesses.

The Ministry of Public Health and Thailand Post plan to develop a delivery system for pharmaceutical products directly to the patients' homes to ease congestion at state hospitals.

The Ministry of Public Health has expressed concerns over haze in Mae Hong Son province which might adversely affect the people' health and sent out medical units to provide assistance and hand out sanitary masks to the general public.

The Ministry of Interior has instructed local administrative organizations to ensure the safety and strength of roadside billboards and buildings which might possibly cause harms due to summer storms.

The Prime Minister called on the general public to uphold to the teachings of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on financial management and promote the business mind among the youth to help enhance the grassroots economy.

The government is pushing forward the Thai GAP standards with respect to research and technology in agricultural sector to ensure safe manufacturing processes.

The Government Savings Bank has improved its Mobile Banking Service with the "MyMo My Card" service, allowing clients to withdraw cash from ATMs without requiring to use an ATM card.

The Suvarnabhumi Airport Director has stressed that no non-public registered vehicles will be allowed to pick up passengers from Suvarnabhumi Airport.

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has advised seven southern provinces to brace for heavy rains, strong winds and waves during 27 February - 2 March 2017. Requests for assistance can be made by calling Hotline 1784 , with services available around the clock.

The Prime Minister is satisfied with the construction of the royal funeral pyre which has progressed accordingly to the plan. The public is asked to learn and help preserve Thai traditions.

Trang Airport has increased security measures at the airport to the highest level in order to ensure safety for all passengers.

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