Demand for Thai Silk in International Market on the Rise

Sericulture in Thailand has continued to grow steadily, as demand for Thai silk in the international market is on the rise.

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Wat Prayun in Bangkok Receives UNESCO Cultural Heritage Conservation Award of Excellence

Wat Prayun Wongsawat Worawihan, known in short as Wat Prayun, in Bangkok has received UNESCO Cultural Heritage Conservation Award of Excellence.

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Developing Green Agriculture Cities

Six provinces have been selected for development into “green agriculture cities,” to promote environmentally friendly agricultural production, in accordance with local culture and wisdom.

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Festival of Ko Lae Boat Races in Narathiwat

The southernmost province of Narathiwat is located at the point where the Bang Nara River flows into the Gulf of Thailand. The province holds Ko Lae boat races on this river as an annual cultural event.

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Bright Prospects for Thailand’s Bio-plastics Industry

Thailand stands a good chance of becoming a leading country in the ASEAN region for the production and development of bio-plastics.

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Concerted Efforts to Develop the Deep South as an ASEAN Hub

The southern border provinces of Thailand have high possibilities for developing themselves as an ASEAN hub once the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) goes into full effect in 2015.

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Thailand’s Eco-Car Project Attractive to Investors

The eco-car project in Thailand has received a positive response from consumers. It has also attracted investors who have been given incentives to produce environmentally friendly vehicles.

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ASEAN Ground Barred Dove Festival: A Major Cultural Event in Yala Province

Local residents in Yala province take pride in their major cultural event, “ASEAN Ground Barred Dove Festival.” The event attracts many visitors from ASEAN countries and is now included in Thailand’s tourism calendar, which is publicized worldwide.

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International Rock Climbers and Tourists to Join a Rock Climbing Contest in Krabi

A number of international rock climbers, enthusiasts, and tourists are expected join the upcoming sixth Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest, to be held in the southern province of Krabi.

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Thailand Prepares for Becoming an Aging Society

Like many other countries all over the world, Thailand’s population has continually been aging. It is preparing to cope with the situation by empowering senior citizens, so that the community will fully benefit from their wisdom and experience.



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