The Deputy Mayor of Hua Hin Mr. Montree Chuphu has opened The Enhanced Networking on Sustainable Urban Development in ASEAN: Summer School (SUD ASEAN) in Hua Hin. Taking place at Hua Hin Municipality, the event featured a special lecture by Dr. Awasda Phongphiphat for Thai students and other ASEAN member countries; that is Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. It was organised by the Centre for Excellence on Energy Technology and Environment, King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT). The major objective of the SUD ASEAN Summer School is to promote knowledge exchange on biodegradable energy production from garbage. Hua Hin
was selected as the event’s venue because it is considered to be city of low carbon dioxide emissions as a model city for ASEAN countries. The event also enabled the participants to understand current urban issues and think about ways of sustainable urban impro
vement for further development.