Thailand declares drought in 11 provinces World

Thailand declares drought in 11 provinces

Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) said the country is facing drought after emergency measures were ordered in 54 districts of 11 provinces.
Thailand: study warns of school graft World

Thailand: study warns of school graft

A recent study of Thailand’s Khon Kaen University suggests that a ‘culture of corruption’ is rife in the country’s education system, as more officials and school directors are taking advantage of their positions to appropriate state funds.
Floods wreak havoc in Thailand World

Floods wreak havoc in Thailand

Heavy floods in the northeastern region of Thailand have caused losses worth of 15.7 billion THB (0.47 billion USD), equivalent to 0.1 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), according to the Kasikorn Research Centre.
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International Silk Festival held in Thailand

Thailand’s northeastern province of Khon Kaen is hosting the International Silk Festival, which aims to promote the weaving of silk fabrics and revive its the Pook Xiao tradition.