Category Archives: Industry

Workforce Meeting in Parallel with Job Expo Thailand 2020 in BITEC Bangkok and Co-payment Project (Hiring New Graduates” in “Government Supports, the Private Sector Creates”

Advisor to the Labour Minister Mrs. Thiwalrat Angkinan and Deputy Governor of Phetchaburi, Mrs. Wanpen Mangsri, gave a press release in Phetchaburi Province on organizing a workforce meeting in parallel with the Job Expo Thailand 2020, at Bitec, Bangkok. They spoke about the co-payment project (hiring new graduates) where the “government supports, and the private sector

Thailand Highlights Public-Private Partnership in ASEAN’s Green Recovery

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai highlighted the opportunities for further public-private partnership in ASEAN’s green recovery, in his keynote opening remarks at the Sustainable Development Impact Summit (SDI Summit) in the session of “Financing ASEAN’s Green Recovery and the SGDs” on 22 September 2020. The session was co-organized by the World Economic

Cabinet Approves Long-Weekend Holidays to Stimulate the Economy

The Cabinet, during its meeting on 22 September 2020, approved long-weekend holidays in November and December on a special case to help stimulate the economy.   The decision was made following a proposal by Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, who had invited representatives of the public and private sectors for discussions on the issue.  

Thailand Verifies Reports on Suspicious Bank Transfer

BANGKOK, Sept 23 (Bernama) — Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office (Amlo) is studying media reports that four Thai banks were involved in suspicious financial transactions about two decades ago. Acting Amlo secretary-general Pol Maj Gen Preecha Charoensahayanont said Amlo, the Bank of Thailand (BoT) and financial intelligence organisations in the kingdom are discussing the next move.

SSO board told to clarify its investment in Sri Panwa Hotel’s trust fund

Civil Society for State Welfare is demanding clarification from the board of the Social Security Office (SSO) about its investment in the Sri Panwa Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust, while an opposition MP has demanded a probe into the land rights of the Sri Panwa Phuket Luxurious Pool Villa Hotel in Phuket. Mr. Nimit Thian-udom,

Iran reveals value of carpet exports

Iran exported 20,800 tons of carpets worth $82.5 million during the first four months of the current year (March 20-July 21, 2020), Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Rouhollah Latifi said, Trend reports citing IRICA. According to Latifi, in total, Iranian carpets have been exported to 57 countries. About 50 percent of these

Thailand Adjusts Its National Development Plan to Cope with the New Normal

The Thai government is adjusting its national development plan in order to cope with the “new normal” and lead the country through the COVID-19 crisis.   The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council on 21 September held its annual meeting 2020 on the topic “New Normal in Thailand after the COVID-19 Outbreak.”

MOU on Cooperation in Peanut Production and Marketing in Pattani

Secretary-General of the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) Rear Admiral Somkiat Pholprayoon has presided over the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in peanut production and marketing to promote agriculture in the local way of life in the deep South. The MOU was signed on 17 July 2020 between the Ban

Dr Seree Nonthasoot from Thailand Elected to CESCR

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on 14 September 2020 elected Dr. Seree Nonthasoot from Thailand to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) for the term 2021-2024.   A report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Dr. Nonthasoot and the other members-elect from Romania, Azerbaijan, Suriname, China, Egypt,