Government Aims to Develop Thailand into World-Class Health Provider Status

The Thai government is aiming to develop Thailand into the status of a "World-Class Health Provider" by 2014, with total projected earnings of 11.5 billion US dollars over the five-year period of 2010-2014.

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National Museum Tours

The National Museum Volunteers (NMV) conduct English, French, German, and Japanese guided tours of the National Museum every Wednesday and Thursday, starting at 9.30 am.

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Contemporary World Film Series: Battle of Algiers

Widely considered to be one of the greatest war films ever made, and one of the most influential political movies ever, this 1966 Algerian-Italian production by Gillo Pontecorvo remains the "ultimate film on armed urban resistance to an occupying force" (in this case colonial France in Algeria), according to the organizer.

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You Are Not Alone: A Contemporary Art Exhibition

ArtAids foundation and Bangkok art and Culture Center together present “You are not Alone,” the contemporary art exhibition to promote knowledge and understanding on HIV/AIDS through the works of sixteen Thai and international contemporary artists.

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World Thai Martial Arts Festival and Wai Khru Muay Thai Ceremony

The ancient capital of Ayutthaya is home to the annual World Thai Martial Arts Festival and Wai Khru Muay Thai Ceremony. For individuals trained in the ancient Thai art of boxing or "Muay Thai", the annual Wai Khru Muay Thai Ceremony held during the annual Thai Martial Arts Festival is the most important date on their calendar. Muay Thai boxers from around the world return to Ayutthaya to pay respect to their teachers, and to pay homage to the legendary Muay Thai folk hero, Nai Khanom Tom.

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International Conference on Sufficiency Economy in Bangkok

Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, has urged every nation to build self-reliant and well-managed economy or Sufficiency Economy, so as to tackle and solve economic problems.

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LA FÊTE — FRENCH-THAI CULTURAL FESTIVAL

From 2 February to 29 March 2012, the Embassy of France in Thailand is organizing LA FÊTE for the eighth time in nine years. Over a period of nine weeks, more than 20 cultural and artistic events will be presented, mostly French, but Thai as well, covering most fields of creativity.

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1st Global Alcohol Policy Conference: From the Global Alcohol Strategy to National and Local Action

Hundreds of participants throughout the world have gathered to join the first Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) in Nonthaburi, Thailand, to discuss, to share experience, and to move forward with a global strategic plan on alcohol control.

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2011 International Petroleum Technology Conference in Bangkok – Key to Sustainable Global Energy

Thousands of worldwide oil and gas industry entrepreneurs have gathered in Bangkok to discuss ways to create a sustainable energy future for the world.

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Straw Bird Festival: A Major Cultural Event in Chai Nat

Known as an important rice bowl of Thailand, Chai Nat province in the central region will organize a Straw Bird Festival to promote local tourism and preserve local culture.



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