Overlooked for four years, Thailand’s education system awaits election result

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Overlooked for four years, Thailand’s education system awaits election result

Thailand is in temporary limbo. The current government, which came to office in May 2014 via the country’s 12th military coup, is in full election mode. The Thai people wait in uncertainty for the outcome. Many major economic decisions, both private and public, remain on hold also. Even the government’s highly prized Eastern Economic Corridor […]

Thailand moves to ease plight of asylum-seekers’ & refugees’ children

Thailand moves to ease plight of asylum-seekers’ & refugees’ children

Seven Thailand government agencies have today (Jan 21) inked an agreement that will allow the children of refugees and asylum seekers to be freed from Immigration Detention Centres (IDC). The Memorandum of Understanding on the Determination of Measures and Approaches Alternative to Detention of Children in Immigration Detention Centres outlines the procedures and policies to […]

30 cents: keeping poor Thai children in school for 10 baht (HD video)

30 cents: keeping poor Thai children in school for 10 baht (HD video)

Thirty cents. There’s not much you can buy for $0.30 these days, but in Thailand the meagre amount multiplied by many willing people is allowing 230 children from desperately poor households to attend school. Initiated last year in the northern Thailand city of Chiang Mai, the Bt10 Chiang Mai Fund asked local residents who were able […]

Thailand English-language News for April 20 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 20, 2018, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:46 | The committee tasked with the national reform strategy yesterday resolved to follow up developmental projects for the southern border region and examined reports and suggestions on the implementation of education development before submitting them to the Cabinet for […]

Thailand English-language News for April 4 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 4, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Naruala tells us about: 00:42 | Deputy prime minister, General Chatchai Sarikulya, has visited the Command Center to Combat Illegal Fishing (CCCIF) to ensure its preparedness ahead of the arrival of European Union (EU) officials who will be inspecting Thailand’s progress on the elimination of Illegal, unreported […]

Thailand English-language News for January 17 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for January 17, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:51 | The Raj Pracha Samasai Foundation has held a seminar to promote social understanding and acceptance of leprosy patients. 02:12 | The Cabinet has approved a proposed programme by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) to address coastal erosion. The […]

Thailand English-language News for January 16 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for January 16, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit  tells us about: 00:49 | At its most recent meeting the committee in charge of policies on the development and promotion of national security resolved to appoint new subcommittees to review and improve regulations of the Prime Minister’s office to develop and promote the national strategy, […]

Thailand English-language News for January 11

In Thailand English-language News for January 11, 2018, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | Deputy prime minister Dr Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday that the Cabinet is yet to receive the draft laws on local and provincial elections from the Council of State (CoS), which has been asked for clarification on 40 points, and he did […]

Thailand English-language News for December 20

In Thailand English-language News for December 20, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:43 | Large numbers of Thais continue to visit the royal crematorium exhibition at Sanam Luang in tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Between November 2 and December 18 more than 3.2 million people visited the site. 01:53 | Prime Minister Prayut […]

Thailand English-language News for November 17 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 17, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | Singapore’s Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM), Goh Chok Tong, has met with Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House and discussed five decades of bilateral relations between the two countries. 01:46 | Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his sympathy to […]

Thailand English-language News for November 9 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 9, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanustaha tells us about: 00:41 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has delivered a policy address on mobilising reform for the Thailand 4.0 development agenda. 01:44 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday asked the public to share their opinion on the future of Thai politics by […]

Thailand English-language News For October 5

In Thailand English-language News for October 5, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | A government committee responsible for overseeing the funeral of the late King Bhumibol Adulyade has announced media broadcast plans for the royal funeral days. The TV Pool of Thailand will be responsible for the broadcast of the event, with Thai TV Global […]