Thailand: DTM Population Mobility Monitoring Province Report: Tak

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY   To better understand health and screening capacities in Thailand, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), with support from the US Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) and European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), is implementing Population Mobility Monitoring (PMM) along the Myanmar-Thai border. Border provinces selected for data collection […]

No bans on New Year celebrations

The Ministry of Interior has no policy to prohibit units under its supervision or the private sector from holding celebrations or other entertainment between December 30th and January 2nd, according to Interior Permanent Secretary Suttipong Juljarern.   He stressed, however, that organisers of celebrations or other festive activities must ensure the safety of revellers, such […]

Deputy PM endorses massive plan to combat flooding and drought

BANGKOK (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has endorsed a government plan to address flooding and drought issues across the country.   The massive plan for water resource management consists of 63,589 projects that will require a total of 337.7 billion baht in funding to implement by 2024.   The deputy prime minister […]

Massive road checkpoint mobilisation over 7 days of New Year celebrations

About 50,000 police officers will be deployed at road checkpoints and at public celebration venues across Thailand between December 29th and January 4th, to ensure public safety, Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittipraphat, the national police chief, said today (Wednesday).   During the period, trucks will be banned from highways, on both inbound and outbound routes to […]

3 more bodies, possibly from HTMS Sukhothai, recovered on Wednesday

Three more bodies, believed to be those of missing HMTS Sukhothai crew, were recovered from the sea today (Wednesday), according to Royal Thai Navy (RTN) Spokesman Admiral Pokkrong Monthatphalin.   He said that the number of bodies found has increased to 24, with 20 of them in the process of being identified, while the number […]

UI GreenMetric 2022, Luiss among the top 20 most sustainable universities

UI GreenMetric 2022: Luiss among the top 20 most sustainable universities ROME, Dec. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Luiss continues to climb the UI GreenMetric 2022 ranking of the world’s most sustainable universities, taking 19th place globally among the 1,050 participating universities and 2nd place in Italy. Since its first entry in 2018, Luiss has […]