MOL Gives Morning Offerings to Monks on Occasion of the MOL 29th Anniversary

The Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, presided over the ceremony to give morning offerings to 10 monks to make merit for former executives, government officials, and officials of the Ministry of Labour who have passed away, and for auspiciousness, on the occasion of the Ministry of Labour’s 29th anniversary. Assistant to the Labour Minister Mr. […]

Labour Minister Commences MOL 29th Anniversary Event

The Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, presided over the ceremony to give morning offerings to 10 monks, to make merit for former executives, government officials, and officials of the Ministry of Labour who have passed away, and for auspiciousness, on the occasion of the Ministry of Labour’s 29th anniversary. The occasion took place at the […]

UN Warns of Growing Criminal Threat from Mekong Region Casinos, SEZs

BANGKOK — The unchecked growth of freewheeling business enclaves and casinos in and around Laos is opening new money laundering and drug trafficking options for crime networks using the country to push spiraling volumes of narcotics across Asia, the United Nations warns.   As China and Thailand tighten their borders with Myanmar, the U.N. Office […]

US and Thailand seeking a way for Biden to attend APEC meeting

US President Joe Biden understands the importance of APEC, and both Thailand and the US are coordinating to find a way for the President to attend the leader’s meeting in Bangkok, according to Tanee Sangrat, Spokesperson for Thailand’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, adding that they were informed that there is to be a wedding at the […]

Mental Health Department wants psychiatric meds to be added to essential drug list

Thailand’s Mental Health Department will coordinate with the National Health Security Office to push for the inclusion of psychiatric medication in the National List of Essential Medicines, to cope with the rise in psychiatric patients, especially those suffering from major depressive disorders (MDD), according to Dr. Amporn Benjaponpitak, director-general of Mental Health Department.   She […]