Thailand to ban personal car use to reduce air pollution World

Thailand to ban personal car use to reduce air pollution

The Thai government is considering whether to impose a ban on personal car use in affected areas to cope with high levels of hazardous ultra-fine PM2.5 dust particles in the air if levels exceed 100 microgrammes per cubic metre, twice the safety level.
Thailand works to address air pollution World

Thailand works to address air pollution

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Minister of the Interior Anupong Paojinda have issued statements assuring members of the public that the administration is doing its best to address the issue of air pollution.
Thailand moves to tackle drought World

Thailand moves to tackle drought

The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry of Thailand is planning to build 421 more water storage facilities in the fight against a looming water shortage.
Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN-RoK Start-up Summit Politics

Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN-RoK Start-up Summit

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc along with President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in and leaders of ASEAN member states attended the ASEAN-RoK Startup Summit in the Korean city of Busan on November 26.
PM to attend 35th ASEAN Summit in Thailand Politics

PM to attend 35th ASEAN Summit in Thailand

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse will lead a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to attend the 35th ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Bangkok, Thailand, from November 2-4.
Japan supports RCEP conclusion this year World

Japan supports RCEP conclusion this year

The Japanese administration has shown its support for Thailand in concluding the long-delayed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement this year when the kingdom assumes Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Thai PM lays stress on defence spending World

Thai PM lays stress on defence spending

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has stressed that the Defence Ministry must reserve a budget of 70-80 billion THB (2.3-2.6 billion USD) for buying munitions and vehicles for defensive purposes.