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Thailand to sit on United Nations Economic and Social Council

ECOSOC is one of six major United Nations organizations which is in charge of proposing and reviewing international policy toward economic, social and environmental development.

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Thailand to sit on ECOSOC

BANKOK, 15 June 2019(NNT) – Thailand has been selected as a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council from 2020 to 2022 on behalf of Asia and the Pacific region alongside China, South Korea and Bangladesh.

Thailand won 186 votes in the selection process. Thailand’s Foreign Affairs Minister Don Paramudwinai also participated in the session. Last time Thailand was an ECOSOC member was from 2005 to 2007.

ECOSOC is one of six major United Nations organizations which is in charge of proposing and reviewing international policy toward economic, social and environmental development.

ECOSOC has supported the world’s goal of achieving sustainable development by 2030.

From among a total of 54 ECOSOC member countries worldwide, Thailand will have the opportunity to take part in proposing international policy toward partnerships for sustainable development cooperation.

Besides, Thailand can share outstanding experiences in sustainable development under the guidance of the Sufficiency Economy.

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Delayed Government nomination to weigh on economy in 2nd half

the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) forecasts that delaying in the government establishment will affect the expenditure budget for the year 2020.

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JSCCIB: lengthy time taken to form new govt affects economy in 2nd half of 2019

Bangkok, 6 June 2019 (NNT) – As for the economic situation, the meeting of the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) forecasts that the delay in the government establishment will affect the expenditure budget for the year 2020.

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Over 54 billion baht to be spent on new school term

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UTCC: Over 54 billion baht to be spent on new school term

BANGKOK, 9 May 2019 (NNT) – The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) estimates cash flow of over 50 billion baht for the new school term, the highest amount in the past six years due to economic recovery, sufficient savings and the government’s economic stimulus measures.

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Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to renovate power plants

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BANGKOK, 1 May 2019 (NNT) – The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is planned to renovate existing power plants for better flexibility

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