Daily Archives: September 11, 2020

adient Technologies Completes First Shipment to B.C. And Expanded Distribution

Premium 5 is First to Market With Its Live Resin and Live Resin X Vape Cartridges Radient Adds Provincial Registrations in Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radient Technologies Inc. (“Radient” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture: RTI; OTCQX: RDDTF), and Premium 5 Ltd. (“Premium 5”) are pleased to announce […]

Brunei Darussalam National Sports Gallery, showcases local sports

The Brunei Darussalam National Sports Gallery located at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, Berakas is reopen for public visits.   In the ‘de-escalation’ phase, especially during our situation in dealing with the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Department of Museums has limited the number of admissions received to 30 visitors at a time.  

Highlighting the Need to Promote Gender Equality During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thailand, during its participation in the ASEAN Ministerial Dialogue on Strengthening Women’s Role for Sustainable Peace and Security, highlighted the need to promote gender equality during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, Mrs. Busaya Mathelin, represented Thailand during this meeting. She stressed the importance of enhanced participation

New Government Bond Infrastructure Launched with Blockchain Technology

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has successfully launched a new platform leveraging blockchain technology for government savings bond issuance. It aims to enhance investors’ buying experience, improve operational efficiency, and reduce overall cost. Fifty billion baht of government savings bonds have been sold out in a week. According to BOT, the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

DR BIZ Program to Lessen the Debt Burdens of Businesses Affected by COVID-19

The Cabinet on 8 September 2020 acknowledged the progress of the DR BIZ, or Debt Restructuring Business, Program, launched by the Bank of Thailand, together with the Thai Bankers’ Association, the Association of International Banks, and the Government Financial Institutions Association.   The program aims to provide a mechanism for multi-creditors businesses to lessen their debt

US Embassy denies funding or supporting protests in Thailand

The US Embassy in Thailand has denied allegations that it is funding or providing support to any of the protests in Thailand.   In a statement issued Thursday, the Embassy said ambassadors and embassy personnel regularly meet with a broad cross section of Thai nationals, not just with students and the young, but also with

The politics of choosing the next finance minister 

Thailand has witnessed the departure of two finance ministers in just past two months, and a veteran politician who served as their deputy is now offering himself as a well-qualified replacement – amid widespread opposition and questions about his past. The day after former banker Preedee Daochai quit on September 1, following just 27 days

Thammasat U alumni group urges ban of September 19th rally on campus

A group of Thammasat University alumni, led by outspoken former lecturer Kaewsan Atipothi, has voiced strong objection to the use of the university’s Tha Prachan campus for the holding of a protest on September 19th, claiming that it may lead to violence, as was seen in the “Black May” incident. On Friday, the group asked

Illegal Plastic Waste Takes Many Routes to Southeast Asia

Interpol, the international police organization, says that criminal organizations have been illegally shipping waste to Southeast Asia. According to an Interpol report published on August 28, illegal waste shipments sent to the region have been increasing significantly for the past two years. The waste, much of it plastic, passes through “multiple transit countries” to camouflage