Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said he met the Myanmar junta leader, had a constructive conversation and handed donations to Myanmar.
Thailand is speeding up a study on carbon-related taxation to keep its promise made in the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26), according to the chief of the Excise Department.
Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow insisted that the government would cap the diesel price at 30 baht per liter and military trucks will take over cargo transport if the policy upsets truck operators.
Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said he accepted Pfizer’s decision not to transfer the formula of its COVID-19 drug Paxlovid to Thailand.
The Pollution Control Department, the Land Transport Department, traffic police and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration vowed to take serious legal action against the owners of vehicles emitting hazardous black exhaust to reduce the impacts of fine dust.
The parliament turned down a constitutional amendment bill earlier proposed by over 100,000 people as the bill failed to win support from the majority of members of the parliament.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will organize Loy Krathong float events at two locations on Nov 19-21 and open its 30 public parks for people to release their Krathong floats on the Loy Krathong day on Nov 19.
The Land Transport Federation of Thailand asked the House committee on energy to solve high fuel prices and threatened to escalate its pressure like that in Germany.
Chulalongkorn University has developed a 3-gene RT-LAMP method to detect COVID-19 infection. The first invention of its kind in Thailand guarantees accuracy, user-friendliness and low costs for convenient use in communities.
Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, secretary-general of the Progressive Movement, asked members of the parliament to pass the first reading of a people’s bill for charter amendment instead of blocking it.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha chaired a meeting on the development of six southern provinces facing the Andaman Sea and approved seven urgent projects estimated at 494 million baht for their development.
The educational office of Buri Ram province presented an honorary plaque to Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban of the Blackpink K-pop group for contributing to education and being a good model for the young following the report that she supports the establishment of a K-Pop learning center in Buri Ram.