Published: Dec 17, 2021
Thailand’s taekwondo star Panipak “Tennis” Wongpattanakit was handed the “best female amateur athlete of the year” award by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday. She was being honoured for bringing home a gold medal from the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.
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.