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The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, in cooperation with Thai startups, has revealed the smartband that will be used for tracking foreign travelers who visit Thailand. The wristband can track their locations and measure the body's temperature, blood pressure, and heart rate. It can also help the wearers with various problems, such as asking for directions when they get lost. It will be used from 1 November 2020 onward.
According to the government’s plan, the traffic infrastructure under-construction in the North-Eastern region will be a key tool to stimulate the economy, especially tourism and border trade, bringing benefits to people in the area. The infrastructure being constructed comprises the 196 kilometer-long Bang Pa-In - Nakhon Ratchasima Motorway, the 202 kilometer-long Nakhon Ratchasima- Khon Kaen road, the 6th Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge Ubon Ratchathani-Salawan, which will interconnect with the dual-track and high-speed train systems.
The Government is campaigning to encourage everyone to organize events for the Loy Krathong Festival this year under the concept of the "new normal," following the Ministry of Public Health's efforts to prevent COVID-19. In addition, the Government also recommends that the public use natural materials that are easily degradable for making krathong, as well as asking for cooperation in not selling alcoholic drinks at the events.
Planned Gathering Venues of Pro-democracy Supporters in Bangkok on 29 October 2020: 1) 1600 hr - Outside the Nation News Network Building in Bang Na; 2) 1700 hr. - Along Sala Daeng BTS Station to Sri Maha Mariamman Temple on Silom Road; 3) 1730 hr. - MBK Center's Skywalk, then march to Chulalongkorn University on Phayathai Road. Commuters should be aware of the traffic conditions during the assembly period, and are advised to avoid the above areas.
During the extraordinary parliamentary session on 26-27 October 2020, Prime Minister and Defense Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha reaffirmed the Government’s support for constitutional amendments. He told the parliamentary session that the National Assembly would begin to discuss constitutional draft amendments in November 2020. An amended draft is likely to pass its first, second, and third readings within December.