OTOP Health Products Receive Boost and Greater Attention

Thailand’s health products under the “One Tambon, One Product,” or OTOP, program have been receiving greater attention from the general public.

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Discourse on Meditation Given by His Holiness the Late Supreme Patriarch

His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, the late Supreme Patriarch of Thailand, was interested in the practice of meditation. He wrote many books about steps to practice meditation, which have been used as guidelines for those who want to practice meditation.

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The Late Supreme Patriarch Recognized as an Important Buddhist Scholar

The late Supreme Patriarch of Thailand, His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, is recognized as one of the most important Buddhist scholars of the present time.

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The Supreme Patriarch of Thailand Has Passed Away

His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand, passed away at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital on 24 October 2013 at 7.30 p.m., at the age of 100.

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Malay-Language Television Station in the Deep South of Thailand

The Government is proceeding with its plan to set up a Malay-language television station in the deep South of Thailand. The station will broadcast 24 hours a day.

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Thailand to Host the Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013

Thailand and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will co-host the Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013 in Bangkok. The summit will be held back-to-back with the ITU Telecom World 2013, which is a world class exhibition showcasing the latest ICT advances.

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Thailand Ratifies UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

Thailand has ratified the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing UNTOC.

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Boosting Border Tourism and Trade through Transport Infrastructure

The Government has stated that it attaches importance to boosting border tourism and trade through transport infrastructure connecting with neighboring countries.

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Enforcement of the Internal Security Act in Three Districts of Bangkok Extended

The Cabinet, during its special meeting on 18 October 2013, decided to extend the use of the 2008 Internal Security Act (ISA) in three districts of Bangkok, from 19 to 30 November 2013.

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Increasing Tourism Earnings Likely to Help Boost the Thai Economy

The increasing revenue from tourism is likely to help boost the Thai economy and offset a decline in Thailand’s export growth in 2013.



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