Enterprises in Hanoi have implemented many concrete and practical action programmes to prevent the use of plastic bags and disposable plastic products in response to the city’s joint efforts to fight plastic waste in industrial production and consumer distribution.
Security in Bangkok has been tightened after the bombings (Photo: VNA)
At 8:50am, several blasts took place near the BTS Skytrain Chong Nonsi station. The area is being blocked for investigation.VNA
Another explosion occurred in Rama 9 street at the same time. Latter at 9:00am, an explosion was heard in front of the King Power Mahanakhon Building, the highest building in Bangkok, along with blasts at the Government Complex in Chaeng Wattana.
The incidents happened while Thailand’s capital city is hosting the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings with the attendance of diplomats from many countries, including the US, China, Russia and Japan.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha has ordered an immediate investigation, spokeswoman Narumon Pinyosinwat said, adding that security measures have been tightened.
Writing on Twitter, the Thai PM condemned those behind the bombings which destroys peace and damages the country’s image.
He added that he has instructed officials to take care of public safety and those affected promptly.
So far, no organisation has claimed responsibilities for the bombings