The Vocational Education Commission has provided support for educational programs in southern border special economic zones and the employment opportunities for vocational graduates.

The Department of Disease Control has warned wintertime campers to be cautious of berry bugs, known as carriers of Scrub Typhus, and to erect tents in an open area, refraining from sitting or lying on grass or in bushy areas, wearing protective clothes, and applying insect-repellant herbs or lotions containing DEET.

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society will hold ASEAN Thailand 2018 at IMPACT exhibition center, showcasing digital technology and hosting business negotiations on 20 October 2018.

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak called a meeting with Thai commercial attaches to evaluate markets for export sector which is expected to grow by an average of 8% next year.

The Prime Minister is attending the EU-ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, during 18-20 October 2018 and also scheduled to meet with leaders of the Netherlands and Norway during the 12th ASEM meeting.

An inspector general of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives visited Khon Kaen to follow up on the project for united Pracharat power to support the planting of corn after rice farming season.

The deputy director-general of the Department of Intellectual Property stated that legislation on copyrights is aimed at accommodating the increased number of online users, enhancing law enforcement and complying with the World Intellectual Property Organization's copyright treaty.

Yala is inviting people to Tak Bat Devo ceremony to mark the end of Buddhist Lent, commemorate the benevolence of Lord Buddha and preserve Buddhist tradition on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Khoohaphimuk temple, Na Tham community in provincial seat area of Yala.

Deputy Prime Minister Chatchai Sarikulya presided over the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Office of the Southern Border Province Education Coordinating and Management Center at the Center for Training and Developing Thai People's Careers at the Border of Pattani, Nong Chik district, Pattani province.

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided over the opening ceremony for Our Actions Are Our Future.A#ZeroHunger at United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Phra Arthit road, Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok.

The Ministry of Culture will hold a procession of relics and Buddha statues from 10 countries for the general public to pay their respects during the New Year holidays at Sanam Luang, Bangkok.

Songkhla One Stop Service (OSS) Center for Labor, Public Health, and Security is ready to serve the general public in the Special Economic Zone. For more information, call 0-7441-4144.

The Royal Irrigation Department has called on farmers living outside irrigation zones to refrain from growing rice during the dry season, as water reserves are currently sufficient to sustain regular consumption and preserve the ecosystem.

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