The Faculty of Economics, Ramkhamhaeng University, invites the public to attend a national academic conference on "Thai Economic Outlook after the Establishment of ASEAN Economic Community" on September 15, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Faculty of Economics, ECB1 Building, Ramkhamhaeng University. For more information, please call 02-3108000 Ext. 4591.

Thammasart University Library organizes activity entitled "Movie Talks with Professor Songyot Waewhong" every Thursday at 5 p.m. and "Convenient Saturday" which plays flims for study every other Saturday throughout the month free of charge from 12.30 a.m. on U2 floor, Pridi Phanomyong Library. For more details, please visit

The Office of Royal Society has organized a Buddhist teaching textbook for 2016 under the theme "love ourselves". The three best textbooks will be presented to His Majesty the King who will decide which one will be published as a royally-bestowed book on Vesak Day. For more information, please visit or call 0 2356 0466-70 Ext 3006. The work can be submitted until October 31, 2016

Nanmeebooks and the Ministry of Culture are inviting the general public and those who love arts to attend the 11th Fine Arts Award to win a royal trophy from HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn under the theme "Preserve Dharmma...Preserve Thainess." The work can be submitted from today until October 25, 2016. The application form can be downloaded from or for more information, please call 02-648-8000.

Prime Minister’s Office Minister Panadda Diskul has called on students in Narathiwat province to understand about Thailand as a nation and to use online media with discretion for the interests of themselves, society and country.

Rayong province and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports will co-organize a tourism promotion campaign from today until 28 August 2016 at Central Plaza Rayong Shopping Center, presenting local identities and promoting community-based merchandise.

Trat province has launched Trat Folk Food Fair as part of a Creative Culture Plaza campaign from today until 28 August 2016 along Thana Charoen Road, Rak Khlong Bang Phra Community.

The Department of Water Resources is monitoring the water level in Mekong River which has gradually decreased while news reports that water had been released from upstream Chinese dams have not been officially confirmed as yet.

Makro is inviting the public to join a grocery renovation design contest for 2017 by showcasing Thai identities. Winners of the contest will receive a 200,000 baht prize. Applicants may contact Splendid Organizer Co.Ltd. tel 0-2539-2053 ext 123 from today until 16 September 2016.

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