Published: Feb 04, 2021
The Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) has won the Nelson Mandela Award for Health Promotion for 2021. The global award was conferred on Thailand for the first time by the World Health Organisation, in recognition of ThaiHealth’s “dedication to improving health conditions of the country’s 70 million population”.
Published: Dec 01, 2019
Pro-democracy and anti-military activist Tanawat Wongchai, who has started the “Run Against Dictator” campaign, has posted a message on social media saying he has been chosen for an honorary award for supporting democracy by Wisutthisan Na-ngern, former permanent secretary of the Defence Ministry.
Published: Nov 07, 2019
Customs, parks and law-enforcement officials in China, India, Indonesia, Laos and Singapore have been named recipients of the 2019 Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards by the United Nations and Interpol for exceptional contributions to fighting transboundary environmental crime.