Education Ministry apologises for pretend flood photo

After publishing an edited picture of the Deputy Education Minister wading in floodwaters, the Education Ministry has released a formal apology. Posting yesterday on their Facebook page, the ministry acknowledged the false info.
The photograph was posted yesterday displaying the deputy education minister knee-deep in floodwaters, with a caption stating that she visited the areas which were flooded as a result of tropical storm Dianmu students and college officers there.
People who noticed the publish have been fast to comment on Thai social media that the picture appeared faux, as no water was affected by her presence, she solid no shadow, and other signs of forgery. She seemed to have been added into a photo of a non-descript flooded area.
Hilarious posted that the photo was truly one she took in 2020 in a flooded area and posted the unique picture as proof.
The Education Ministry quickly deleted the edited picture and then posted on Facebook that the Deputy Minister and the Ministry were not involved within the creation of the manipulated photograph. They stated that the basic public relations administration dealt with offering photos for the press releases. No individual was publicly named for the picture, nor was any actions or punishment as a end result of the incident.
“Administrators of the official Facebook web page of the schooling ministry want to apologize for the incident and would accept all recommendations and feedback in order to improve our responsibility and operation.”

Flooding throughout Thailand has wreaked havoc in 30 provinces, causing over 70,000 houses to be damaged and resulting in 6 confirmed deaths with 2 reviews of missing individuals. Buriram, Chiang Mai, Lampang, Lamphun, Nakhon Pathom, Surin and Yasothon have gotten the flooding under management, however the 23 other provinces are still fighting high waters..

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