Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries, Annual Report 21-22

This annual report presents the progress and achievements made under the Japan-World Bank program for mainstreaming disaster risk management (DRM) in developing countries from the period between July 1, 2021, and April 15, 2022. Progress was measured against the objectives of the program and the targets stated in the fiscal year 22 (FY22) work plan […]

TAT showcases ‘Visit Thailand Year 2023’ campaign to Nordic and Baltic markets

Bangkok, The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) showcased the ‘Visit Thailand Year 2023: Amazing New Chapters’ campaign and the kingdom’s new direction towards meaningful travel with a focus on high value and sustainable tourism, at the Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2023 in Helsinki. Mr. Siripakorn Cheawsamoot, TAT Deputy Governor for International Marketing – Europe Africa […]

MOL Office of the Permanent Secretary’s Annual Expenditure Budgeting Committee Meets

At 13.30 hours, the Permanent Secretary of Labour, Mr. Boonchob Suttamanaswong, chaired the Office of the Permanent Secretary’s Annual Expenditure Budgeting Committee Meeting No. 1/2023 at the Prasong Rananant meeting room, 5th floor, Ministry of Labour. The meeting considered the draft request for the expenditure budget for the 2024 fiscal year for the Office of […]

Labour Minister Opens New Provincial Employment Office in Nakhon Pathom to Serve All Target Groups

The Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, presided over the opening ceremony of the Nakhon Pathom Provincial Employment Office Building (new location). The ceremony was attended by the Department of Employment’s Deputy Director-General, Ms. Boonyavee Khampan, the Deputy Governor of Nakhon Pathom Province, Mr. Atthisan Intra, the Ministry of Labour’s executives, and heads of government agencies […]

Rights Group Names Countries, Companies Propping up Myanmar Junta

Myanmar’s ruling junta is getting support from more than 60 foreign governments and international organizations including United Nations entities, according to a study by the group Justice for Myanmar, which monitors human rights violations in the Southeast Asian country.   Justice for Myanmar published a new report Wednesday, Developing a Dictatorship, that lists the governments […]

Southeast Asian MPs urge the Thai government to stop engaging with the Myanmar junta and help refugees

JAKARTA – Parliamentarians from Southeast Asia urge the Thai government to stop engaging with the Myanmar junta, led by Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, as it continues committing all sorts of atrocities against its own population in order to cement its power after the failed coup d’état in February 2021. They also petition the Thai […]