Digital money can be used at convenience stores. for convenience of spending


Nonthaburi, Minister of Commerce Emphasizing clearly that the 10,000 baht digital wallet can be used at any convenience store for ease of spending. Be confident that you have studied completely. Not breaking any regulations or laws.

Mr. Phumtham Wechayachai, Deputy Prime Minister And the Minister of Commerce reiterated the matter of the 10,000 baht digital wallet that still has criticism that There is a benefit to the capitalists. Because you can use the money in convenience stores. The main focus of this project is to stimulate the economy. Therefore, it is necessary to have the most sources of money to use. and taking into account the convenience of the people

However, after the Prime Minister Having already announced the clarity of the 10,000 baht digital wallet top-up project, it is considered that everything has been prepared well. which moving forward It will be according to the mechanism that has been laid out. Where all parties We have already considered the details. Both in terms of budget and in l
egal terms. It is work to stimulate the national economy. It’s not a matter of handing out money.

There are criticisms that the project favors capitalists. Because money can be spent in convenience stores, especially 7-11 stores, the government gives importance to small people. and think about the convenience of spending Originally the distance was set to be 4 kilometers before expanding to the district level. To make shopping easier I want to look at the economic stimulus of Singapore which gives money without specifying it only to low income people. but given to everyone to stimulate the economy to improve corresponds to the problems and objectives of Thailand who want to stimulate the economy as well, so it is necessary to have a large source of money to use And there are consumer products that can support the use of large amounts of money. which caused the expansion of production capacity and employment

In addition, criticism You should go back and look at the objectives of the project. is to stimulate
the economy And most importantly, what will be done to give the people “places to buy, places to use, and places to get things” which have allowed them to spend with All small businesses, including all 7-11s in the community including in gas stations to create economic circulation As for the Ministry of Commerce, which takes care of the stores, it must prepare as many stores as possible. It is believed that people will choose to buy the stores closest to them. Including not dividing the poor and the rich who will receive rights from this project because everyone is the same Thai person. can work together to stimulate the economy .

Source: Thai News Agency

Helping foreign tourists suffering from heatstroke


Royal Palace Police help a foreign tourist suffering from heatstroke.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Chamrat Dokmaithet, Deputy Superintendent (Investigation), Royal Palace Police Station, along with investigators from the Royal Palace Police Station. Investigative trainee cadets and trainee cadets at the Royal Palace Police Station provided first aid to a 72-year-old male Swiss tourist who fainted and collapsed in front of the Royal Palace Police Station twice before helping coordinate an ambulance to take him. Delivered to Thonburi Bamrungmuang Hospital Recently, the condition of the said tourist is safe. The cause is probably due to the hot weather.

After the foreign man was admitted to the hospital for treatment. The foreign wife thanked the police. Ready to give money to express gratitude But with the police, not everyone wants it. make a tourist wife To the point of tears Prap is extremely pleased with police work.

Source: Thai News Agency

Activities held nationwide to commemorate Hung Kings


HCM City: Localities across Vietnam held activities in commemoration of the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the country, on April 18 or the 10th of the third lunar month.

In Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in the city held a ceremony to commemorate the death anniversary of Hung Kings at the Hung Kings Memorial Site in in the National History – Culture Park.

Speaking at the event, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee Tran Kim Yen reviewed the heroic tradition of national building and defending of the Hung Kings and expressed gratitude to them.

Following the incense offering ceremony, the city’s leaders and dwellers joined a parade and offered ‘chung’ cakes, ‘day’ cakes, fruits, and specialties of the southern region to the altar of the Hung Kings, expressing gratitude to the Hung Kings’ contributions to national construction and defence.

On this occasion, other cultural events were held there
including a ‘chung’ cake wrapping contest, camping, a book fair, traditional martial art performances, dragon dances, drum festivals, folk game booths, and artistic programmes.

In the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, a ceremony to mark the death anniversary of Hung Kings was held at the Hung Kings temple in Binh Thuy district.

Local authorities and people performed rituals commemorating Hung Kings such as offering incense and flowers.

A similar ceremony was held at the Lac Giao temple – a national historical and cultural relic in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

The ceremony was featured with Ede ethnic group’s gong performance, gongs and drum beating at the opening ceremony, and incense, flower offerings to the Hung Kings.

Also on the occasion, many residential areas and worship facilities in the neighbouring province of Kon Tum held activities towards the legendary nation founders.

Similar ceremonies were also organised in the southern provinces of Ca Mau, Kien Giang and Vin
h Long./.

Source: Vietnam News Agency

Overseas Vietnamese in Laos, France, Israel commemorate Hung Kings


Hanoi: The General Association of Vietnamese in Laos and the Vietnamese Association in Vientiane on April 18 held a ceremony to observe the commemorative anniversary of the Hung Kings, the legendary nation founders.

At the ceremony held at the headquarters of the General Association of Vietnamese in Laos, Minister-Counselor of the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos Phan Minh Chien emphasised that the incense offering ceremony is held to commemorate the Hung Kings and expressed gratitude to the ancestors’ merits of the Vietnamese community in Laos. It also helps Vietnamese people living in Laos, especially the young generation, to better understand Vietnam’s thousand-year-old historical values and further strengthen their connection with the nation.

On April 17, the Vietnamese Embassy in France held an incense offering ceremony to pay tribute to Hung Kings and those who contributed to national construction and defence.

Vietnamese Ambassador to France Dinh Toan Thang, his wife, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to
UNESCO Ambassador Nguyen Thi Van Anh and staff of the embassy joined the event.

Ambassador Thang affirmed that throughout the national construction and protection with difficulties, challenges, hardships, and sacrifices, Vietnamese people have achieved many glorious miracles, forging patriotism, indomitable spirit, will for independence, and self-reliance.

On April 18, the Vietnamese Embassy in Israel organised an incense offering ceremony to commemorate the Hung Kings, with the participation of the staff of the embassy and representative agencies of Vietnam as well as Vietnamese people living and working the country..

Every year, overseas Vietnamese in countries around the world organise a ceremony to commemorate and express gratitude to the Hung Kings, the legendary nation founders, on their Commemoration Day (the 10th day of the third lunar month). The Hung Kings’ Commemoration Day is viewed as a celebration of great importance among Vietnamese citizens. It also acts as a symbol of cultural value, great
solidarity, and sense of gratitude and worship towards the ancestors./.

Source: Vietnam News Agency