The Governor of Trang, Siripat Pattakul, has invited rubber growers and associations to register with the Rubber Authority of Thailand, so they can receive financial assistance to support and promote the development of their rubber produce.

The Department of Medical Services has advised people, especially patients with diabetes, hypertension, and obesity, to avoid high-risk lifestyle behaviors that can increase the risk of stroke. If they are experiencing any symptoms of stroke, they should go to a doctor or hospital immediately.

Sisaket Provincial Electricity Authority offers Mobile Office service as another way to pay the electric bill from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on weekdays.

Trang Provincial Employment Office invites the general public to use the Smart Job Center's service at Trang New City Hall. For more information, please call 075-214-0278 and 081-968-3506 during office hours.

Laem Son National Park, Kapur District, Ranong Province, invites tourists to experience the Ranong islands under the theme "A Must See Tourist Attraction". For more details, please call 0 7786 1431 and 0 7786 1432, or fax 0 7786 1432, or send emails to laemson_np@dnp.go. th or laemson_np@hotmail.com.

The 26th APEC Summit in Papua New Guinea has officially ended, with Thailand pressing for education upgrade for human resources development, which will serve as a key development mechanism for the digital world.

The Governor of Chiang Mai, Supachai Iamsuwan, has directed all agencies to ensure safety of the general public during the annual Loy Krathong festival, with safety measures are in place at Chiang Mai airport.

The Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT) has reassured the public that all 100,000 tons of rubber in the government's stockpile is still available, and will be utilized to help rubber farmers.

Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries have failed to agree on a joint statement after the end of the 26th APEC Summit, held in Papua New Guinea.

The 46th Thailand National Games, held in Chiang Rai province, have officially commenced with a grand opening ceremony, blending arts with sports to promote friendship and pride.

The royally-initiated “Bike Un Ai Rak" event on nine routes in Bangkok and Samut Prakan is scheduled for 9 December. Online registration for the cycling event begins at 8 a.m. on 19 November 2018 on www.bikeunairuk2018.com. Registering in person is also available at any district office of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and the city halls around the country. For more information, please call Hotline 1111.

The Princess’s Cup Thailand 2018 will set the scene for a horseracing competition in Bangkok from 20 – 25 November, featuring dressage, jumping, eventing, best farrier, and best groom. The event is free of charge and open to the general public at the Royal Stable Unit, Sanam Pao, Bangkok.

The Red Cross Fair is scheduled for 23 November – 1 December at Lumpini Park, Bangkok, featuring hundreds of stalls and fun activities to raise funds for the Thai Red Cross society.

The traditional Loi Krathong festival is scheduled for 22 November this year. Chiang Mai is expected to generate tourist spending of up to one billion baht during the festive event to be held on 20 - 23 November. Meanwhile, Sukhothai is expecting 300,000 tourists for the festival to be held on 16 - 25 November, and 500 million baht in revenue.

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