More Stringent Measures to Rapidly Stem the Spread of COVID-19

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has issued Regulation No. 17, setting more stringent measures to contain a new wave of local COVID-19 transmission in many areas of the country.   The regulation, issued under Section 9 of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations B.E. 2548 (2005), is in effect from 7 January […]

Downloading Mor Chana Application Is Not Mandatory

Government Spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri clarified that downloading the “Mor Chana” application, which is a COVID-19 contact-tracing app, is not mandatory. The Government earlier set measures regarding commuting in and out of one’s own province, especially the five provinces in the “maximum and strict control zones,” namely Rayong, Chon Buri, Trat, Chanthaburi and Samut Sakhon, and […]

Thaksin’s top cop has a new mission – a corruption-free, developed Pathum Thani  

With fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as his role model, Pol Lt-General Camronwit Toopkrajank is on a mission to turn his hometown of Pathum Thani into a highly developed city. The mission will become official as soon as the Election Commission (EC) endorses his win in the poll for Pathum Thani Provincial Administration Organisation […]

Officials told to prepare for parliament to reconvene on January 20th

Thailand’s parliament is due to reconvene on January 20th, after about a two-week break over concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Sukit Atthopakorn, an advisor to House Speaker Chuan Leekpai, said that Mr. Chuan has instructed parliamentary officials to prepare to reconvene and to make sure that strict measures are imposed, to ensure maximum safety […]

Deputy PM Emphasizes DSD Lead the Uniting Thailand Policy to Support Unemployed Workers Throughout Covid-19 Outbreak

On January 7, 2021, at 10.00 hours, Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan chaired the conference of the National Vocational Training Coordination Committee (NVTCC) No.1/2020 at Meeting Room 301, 3rd Floor, Command Building 1, Government House. Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin was vice-chairperson of the meeting. Deputy Labour Minister Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat also joined the conference along with relevant […]

Labour Minister’s Assistant Monitors Covid-19 Situation Among Northern and Northeastern Provinces

On January 8, 2021, at 09.00 hours, Assistant to the Labour Minister Mr. Surachai Chaitrakulthong chaired the meeting to monitor the Covid-19 situation in the north and northeastern provinces through video conference, to monitor the situation report and take other actions related to the orders the MOL CCSA in the province. Deputy Permanent Secretary of Labour Ms. Ampun […]