New funding announced at COP27 to support early warnings and resilience

WMO-backed initiatives to improve weather forecasts and early warnings and strengthen the resilience of communities on the frontline of climate change have been bolstered by important new financial commitments during the UN climate change negotiations, COP27.   The United States, Canada and European countries all announced new donations to projects aimed at saving lives and […]

Iran and Thailand ready to co-op in development of digital services

TEHRAN, Iran, Iran is ready for cooperation with Thailand in development of digital services, said Iranian Minister of Information and Communication Technology Eisa Zarepour, Trend reports citing ILNA.   Speaking with his Thai counterpart on the sidelines of Asia-Pacific Digital Ministerial Conference ESCAP, Zarepour welcomed joint projects between the two countries.   Thai officials noted […]

Queen Sirikit Convention Centre and 19 hotels off-limits to protesters Nov 14th-19th

Protests or public gatherings which will disrupt officials in their performance of duties during the APEC Summit and related meetings, between November 14th and 19th, are banned from the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre and 19 hotels during that period, according to an announcement from the Prime Minister’s Office.   The 19 hotels are:   […]

Study shows about 15 percent of Thai students are prone to suicide

About 15% of Thai high school students are at risk of suicide, according to findings from the Bureau of Mental Health Service Administration.   The department has recently completed an assessment of the mental health of more than 130,000 students aged under 18. The findings show 56.31% are “normal”, 9.18% are listed as vulnerable to […]