The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security is inviting the general public to attend the concert honouring Her Majesty the Queen on 9 August 2016 at the National Theatre at 2pm. Tickets can be retrieved by calling 0-2354-3388 ext 307,308 available for a limited quantity.

The general public can inquire the location of their referendum voting station and sequence number using their national identification card number on the website which is run by the Ministry of Interior.

The Government Pension Fund will be providing free trainings to 10 occupations on 27-28 August 2016 at Ratchaburi Polytechnic College. Occupations included in the training are engine maintenance, household air conditioner maintenance, basic computer usage, herbal potion making, fabric bag making, and baking. Admission can be made by calling 0 2168 1101 - 7 ext. 116.

Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and Don't Drive Drunk Foundation are inviting students nationwide to compete in the poster design campaign with the theme “New Generations: No Drink Driving, Being Responsible for Society” with a chance of winning prizes with a combined value of 100,000 baht prize. The submission deadline is on 9 September 2016. For more information, please visit, or call 0 2679 6165 - 87 ext. 2402, 2405.

The Council of Science and Technology Professionals (CSTP) will be accepting applications for the council's presidency (2016-2020 term) during 5-11 August 2016. Applications can be submitted directly at the CSTP, the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Office of the Permanent Secretary, Rama VI Rd, Bangkok. For more information, please visit, or call 0 2333 3700 ext. 3010, 3020.

The Prime Minister has confirmed that he will not cancel the special economic development zones but will focus on investing in four potential areas.

Songkhla province will organize a campaign called ‘Big Day’ in a final effort to get eligible voters to exercise their right on a public referendum. At least 3,000 participants are expected to go to the polls.

The Office of Disease Prevention and Control 12, Songkhla province, is raising awareness on Hepatitis on World Hepatitis Day, which is observed on July 28, 2016. For more information, please call the Disease Control Department's Hotline 1422.

Prince of Songkhla University is initiating a campaign to make Songkhla a tobacco-free province and will organize a meeting to introduce measures leading to a tobacco-free province on July 29, 2016, from 10-12 a.m. at BP Grand Tower Hotel, Hat Yai district, Songkhla province.

Faculty of Dentistry, Prince of Songkhla University, and 100th Birthday Anniversary of Princess Mother Memorial Fund are providing dental services free of charge to the general public from now until April 30, 2017, from 9.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m., on weekdays at the Dental Hospital, the Faculty of Dentistry.

Trang Municipality will organize an event entitled "Trang, the City of Loyalty" in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen's 84 birthday anniversary from August 9-11, 2016.

Nakorn Sri Thammarat Non-Formal Education Center has organized Community Vocational Training Products and Student Project Fair from July 27-29, 2016, at Nakorn Sri Thammarat City Hall.

The Center for Economic and Business Forecasting (CEBF) has decreased this year’s Thai economic growth estimate to 2.7 - 3.2%, following a 25-month record low in the consumer confidence index in June 2016.

Pang-nga province's first underwater museum in Asia is being developed in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen's 84 birthday anniversary which falls on August 12, 2016.

Lampoon Lamyai (longan) festival will be held from August 8-14 at Lampoon City Hall. The festival will feature a number of events, including a competition to name the best vehicle decorated with longans.

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