Thailand: MDES announces launch of PDPC

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society ('MDES') announced, on 30 September 2019, the launch of the Office of the Personal Data Protection Committee ('PDPC'). In particular, the PDPC was launched under the Personal Data Protection Act 2019 ('PDPA') to, among other things, promote and protect the rights of data subjects, enable a forum for the exchange of opinions, and establish guidelines for personal data protection.

You can read the press release, only available in Thai, here.