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Child allowance to increase to 600 baht in 2018

The Social Security Office (SSO), under the Ministry of Labour, said the monthly allowance for each child of workers joining the government’s social security scheme will be increased from 400 baht to 600 baht as a New Year gift for Thai people. The office’s secretary general, Suradej Waleeitthikul, said the SSO’s advisory committee meeting on…

International Yoga Day 2017: Over 180 Countries Celebrate ‘India’s Prescription Of Wellness’ | Photos

Over 180 countries are participating in the International Yoga Day 2017. Here are some images from across the world celebrating the day. International Yoga Day 2017: Yoga enthusiasts performed various asanas at events across the world New Delhi:  Over 180 countries will participate in International Yoga Day 2017, being celebrated on Wednesday 21, informed Human…

Dental Council holds press conference touting safety of x-ray machines

The Dental Council has affirmed that x-ray machines used in oral hygiene are very safe and should be exempted from the Nuclear Energy for Peace Act’s control regulations. Chairman of the Dental Council Dr. Paisarn Kangwonkij has led a press conference detailing the safety of x-ray equipment used in dental work. At the conference, he…

Public Health Min needs 2,621 more nurses

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said the Cabinet’s decision not to recruit 10,992 new nurses had been made based on reasonable grounds. The decision was made not only because the Cabinet was trying to save money but also due to the fact that Thailand has already met the World Health Organization’s nurse per patient ratio…

Public Health Ministry gives awards to 193 community volunteers

The Ministry of Public Health has recognized 193 outstanding community volunteers on the annual Public Health Volunteer Day, as part of the ministry’s policy of strengthening community healthcare. Public Health Minister Dr Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn chaired the opening ceremony to commemorate exemplary volunteers at all levels of administration. He also signed a memorandum of cooperation to…

IKEA launches the GRUNDVATTNET series of sink accessories that make kitchen workflow more efficient

IKEA has introduced the GRUNDVATTNET series of sink accessories that serve as a multi-functional assistant in the kitchen. The series is meticulously designed with multi-purpose functionality to handle all kinds of activities that take place around the kitchen sink, from food preparation and washing up to organizing and storage. This helps make the kitchen workflow…

NEVER TRUST A YOGA TEACHER UNDER 30

Back in the 1960s Jack Weinberg, one of the founders of the Free Speech Movement, said, “Never trust anyone over 30.” What he meant was that a gap yawned between those over 30 and under 30. The gap was credibility, to use the term of the day. The expression was both celebrated and ridiculed. Today…

Curtain Raiser for the Second International day of Yoga 10th June 2016, Bangkok

At a Curtain Raiser to announce the commemoration of 2nd International Day of Yoga in Bangkok on Sunday, 26th June, 2016 at the Chulalongkorn University grounds, was held on 10 June, 2016 in Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. Ambassador Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi highlighted the importance of Yoga and its relevance in daily life. The Vice President of…