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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Songkran Festival is Celebrated in All Parts of Thailand

Many foreigners are joining Thai people in celebrating Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year, which features colorful cultural programs in various parts of the country.

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Growth of Thai and European Businesses

Trade volume between Thailand and Europe doubled during the past 10 years. With trade totaling almost 57 billion US dollars, the European Economic Area (EEA) remains Thailand’s fourth largest trading partner.

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Celebrations of Traditional Thai New Year 2014

Many places in Thailand are starting to celebrate the Songkran Festival, the traditional Thai New Year, with unique rituals and festivities.

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Switching to Digital Television Broadcasting Services

Thailand is in the process of switching from analog to digital television broadcasting services. The move is bringing about major changes in the country’s broadcasting industry.

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20th Anniversary of the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge

Nong Khai province in northeastern Thailand, the Lao capital of Vientiane, and Australia are organizing jointly an event to celebrate the 20 years of the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.

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Celebration of 232 Years of Rattanakosin Period

The year 2014 marks the 232nd anniversary of the Rattanakosin, or Bangkok, period. The Ministry of Culture will join hands with various agencies in organizing a cultural festival to celebrate the 232 years of Rattanakosin.

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Cultural Fair to Make Yala Province Better Known

In summer each year, Yala province in the deep South holds a cultural fair in Than To district to make the province better known as a multicultural society.

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Voter Turnout in the Senatorial Election

The Election of Senators on Sunday, 30 March 2014, went smoothly, with a voter turnout of 42.78 percent.

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A Call for Greater Efforts to Develop Thailand as a Medical Tourism Hub

It has been suggested that Thailand step up efforts to develop the country as a medical tourism hub and that it cooperate with other ASEAN countries in promoting medical tourism.



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