2014 National Budget Set for Driving Thailand’s National Strategies

The national budget for the 2014 fiscal year aims to drive Thailand’s national strategies and prepare the country for the realization of the ASEAN Community, apart from solving economic and social problems on a continual basis.

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Monetary Policy Committee Reduces the Policy Rate to 2.5 Percent

The Bank of Thailand's Monetary Policy Committee on 29 May 2013 decided to reduce the policy rate by 0.25 percent, from 2.75 to 2.50 percent per annum.

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Framework for Thailand’s Economic Stability in 2013

The Cabinet, during its meeting on 28 May 2013, approved a framework for maintaining Thailand’s economic stability in 2013 to deal effectively with financial risks, as a result of the appreciation of the baht.

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OTOP Midyear 2013 Fair

The Community Development Department is organizing the OTOP Midyear 2013 Fair from 28 May to 2 June 2013, when community products from all over Thailand are put on show and on sale.

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Official Visit to Thailand of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister of the Republic of India Dr. Manmohan Singh will pay an official visit to Thailand on 30-31 May 2013, as guest of the Royal Thai Government.

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Policy of Developing Thailand into a Medical Hub in the Region

The Thai government is taking steps to develop Thailand into a medical hub in the region, with an emphasis on wellness and high-quality services at international standards. It believes that the policy on the medical hub will help promote medical tourism and turn Thailand into a wellness destination in this part of the world.

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Educational Development in the Southern Border Provinces

Education has been advocated as one of the best ways to improve the situation in the southern border provinces, according to several reports in which various groups of people had come up with the conclusion that problems in the southern border provinces could ease with better education.

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Ban Hua Thang Community: Satun Model to Tackle Southern Violence

Ban Hua Thang community, located in Phiman subdistrict, Mueang district of Satun province, is a flat area of 0.56 square kilometers, surrounded by mangroves. It consists of 100 families, with about 1,000 people, who are mostly Muslims and are engaged mainly in fishing and trade.

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Ban Muang Ngam: An Empowered Community with Healthy Interaction between Buddhist and Muslim Residents

A community in Singhanakhon district, Songkhla province, Ban Muang Ngam is under the Muang Ngam Subdistrict (Tambon) Administrative Organization. This village consists of 813 families, with a population of 3,391 (as of February 2013). Out of the population, 1,713 are male and 1,678 are female.

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Satun Province to Be Developed as a Leading Eco-Tourism City in ASEAN

The southernmost province of Thailand on the Andaman Sea, Satun is located 973 kilometers from Bangkok bordering Perlis and Kedah in Malaysia. With its unique location, this southern province is an attractive destination for tourists, adventurers, and businesspeople, as well as nature lovers.



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