Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra begins her four-day flood trail excursion to eight provinces, covering areas from downstream upstream to the north, to inspect flood prevention measures progress.
Ms Yingluck will chair a National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee meeting before leading officials to Pathum Thani to inspect the Chulabhorn sluice gate and the flood control dyke along Khlong Rangsit.
After that, she will proceed to Rojana Industrial Estate in Ayutthaya to preside at a ceremony handing over financial support to build flood prevention dykes at six industrial estates and parks in Ayutthaya and Pathum Thani.
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The World Bank’s updated Groundswell report released today finds that climate change, an increasingly potent driver of migration, could force 216 million people across six world regions to move within their countries by 2050.(more…)
Thailand BOI Approves Measures to Support Carbon Reduction
greenhouse gas emission as well as an enhanced scheme for electric vehicles and measures to mitigate Covid-19 impacts and support local vaccine development
The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) approved incentives to encourage companies to reduce greenhouse gas emission as well as an enhanced scheme for electric vehicles and measures to mitigate Covid-19 impacts and support local vaccine development, Ms Duangjai Asawachintachit, Secretary General of the BOI, announced today.(more…)
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