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Training scheme to make black ribbons

Oct 17. 2016
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By The Nation

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The Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) has instructed vocational colleges nationwide to serve as training centres for people to learn how to make black-ribbon pins for mourning the King.

The colleges have also been told to teach people to dye clothes black.

The OVEC aims to produce at least 9 million black-ribbon pins for public distribution via city halls and state offices.

OVEC secretary-general Suthep Chitayawong led officials to sign condolence messages for the passing of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej yesterday at the Education Ministry. Suthep also observed a demonstration of black-ribbon pin-making by students from Thonburi Vocational College.


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