Thailand establishes Ministry of Digital Economy and Society
From the initiative to launch the digital economy in Thailand, aka “Digital Thailand” or “Thailand 4.0”, the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DE Ministry) was recently established by virtue of the Act Reforming Ministry, Department, and Bureau (No. 17) B.E. 2559 (2016). This new DE Ministry has taken over responsibility from the Ministry of Information and Technology (MICT), and merges public organizations and state owned enterprises under supervision of a single entity.