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03 February 2010
'Clean city, clean mind'
Korat, Thailand: In Thailand, 5 December coincides with His Majesty the King’s birthday. In honour of volunteering and the King, UNV and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)Environment Unit were involved in a tree planting event in Korat (Nakhon Ratchasima) to help the municipality become a low carbon city. Read article
More about: Environment
Volunteering to protect children in Thailand
Mae La camp, Tak Province, Thailand: Volunteers from a number of organizations teamed together to help vulnerable children in Thailand. Read article04 June 2007
Hundreds of Chinese volunteers to teach Mandarin in Thailand
Beijing, China: China sent more than 400 volunteers to teach Mandarin in Thailand, the largest number of volunteers since China launched its program to send volunteers abroad to teach the Chinese language, the overseas edition of People's Daily reported on Monday. Read article30 May 2007
Thai civil servants get leave to volunteer
Bangkok, Thailand: Civil servants will be given five days leave a year to do volunteer work starting today, says Deputy Prime Minister Paiboon Wattanasiritham. The announcement was made after Thai government declared that giving and volunteering was placed in the national agenda. Read article
More about: Infrastructure
Young Thai volunteers as 'bird flu busters'
Udon Thani, Thailand: Watch out, the "Bird Flu Busters" are on their way. These are children dressed as chickens marched through the streets of Thailand chanting slogans and waving banners bearing simple facts on how to prevent the spread of avian influenza. Read article