The Pollution Control Department (PCD) will launch a campaign to monitor wastewater in some government buildings across the country early next year.
The national wage committee agreed on Friday to increase the minimum daily wage by 5-6 baht, from 308-330 baht to 313-336 baht, and will propose the rise to cabinet for effect from Jan 1.
SYDNEY: Several bushfires have combined to form a “mega fire” that is burning out of control across a swathe of land north of Sydney, authorities said Friday, warning they cannot contain the blaze.
JAKARTA: Indonesia will fine flag carrier PT Garuda Indonesia for violating aviation rules after its chief executive was accused of smuggling a Harley Davidson motorbike onboard a new plane, state news agency Antara cited the transport minister as saying.
The Agricultural Land Reform Office has resolved to seize 682 rai of land occupied by Palang Pracharath Party MP Pareena Kraikupt in Ratchaburi province, and she will be given seven days to hand it over.
The Mekong River has recently acquired an aquamarine color that may beguile tourists but also indicates a problem caused by upstream dams, experts say.
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SONGKHLA: Arrest warrants have been issued for members of a family after a woman relative who allegedly stole 300 grammes of “ice” from them was set on fire in Bang Klam district.
CHON BURI: Hundreds of guests fled to safety as fire raced through a hotel in Pattaya early on Friday morning. There were no injuries reported. Damage was estimated at 3 million baht.
THAILAND: The government has sought help from 230,000 environmental volunteers in its campaign to help reduce the scourge of plastic waste in the country.