Thailand promotes five economic goals in 13th 5-year plan World

Thailand promotes five economic goals in 13th 5-year plan

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced for the first time the details of the draft 13th five-year National Economic and Social Development Plan for the period 2023-2027, which sets out five goals to transform the country.
Seventh GMS Summit Leaders’ Meeting closes World

Seventh GMS Summit Leaders’ Meeting closes

The seventh Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Summit held via videoconference on September 9 under the chair of Cambodian PM Hun Sen ended with the adoption of a new strategic cooperation framework – the third programme of the GMS.
Virtual 7th GMS Summit slated for September 9 World

Virtual 7th GMS Summit slated for September 9

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will preside over the seventh Greater Mekong Subregion (7th GMS) Summit via videoconference on September 9, the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced in a press release on September 7.
Thailand exerts efforts to re-open economy World

Thailand exerts efforts to re-open economy

The night curfew in dark-red zones in Thailand to curb the spread of COVID-19 may be shortened or lifted depending on the pandemic situation, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on September 1.
Thailand bans distribution of COVID-19 fake news World

Thailand bans distribution of COVID-19 fake news

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has issued an announcement banning the distribution of "fake news" or information causing public fears across all media platforms, in an effort to prevent disinformation from undermining the government's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly 8,000 foreign tourists apply to visit Thailand’s island World

Nearly 8,000 foreign tourists apply to visit Thailand’s island

Nearly 8,000 foreign tourists have applied for a Certificate of Entry (COE) through Thai embassies and consulates around the world since the country kicked off the Phuket Tourism “Sandbox”, a pilot phase of Thailand’s tourism reopening plan, on the resort island on July 1.
COVID-19: Thailand faces risks of overburdened medical system World

COVID-19: Thailand faces risks of overburdened medical system

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on June 24 affirmed that the country's public health system will not collapse despite the number of hospital beds and health personnel being at critically low levels amid soaring number of new COVID-19 cases