Thailand’s Silk Exhibition

Rapid photos of Yingluck Shinawatra at Thailand’s Silk Exhibition, which also included local silk weaving and speaking to the people who are the experts of this industry. Thailand is world famous for its silk, particularly the hand-woven variety.

Extended Rice MoU with Bangladesh

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry had signed an amended Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Bangladesh, extending an agreement on sales of Thai rice. The existing MoU requires Bangladesh to import up to one million tonnes of parboiled rice from Thailand from last year to this year. The change will extend the deadline to import the rice […]

Thai Gov’t Expects 310 MPs to Vote in Favour

Thai Gov’t Expects 310 MPs to vote in favour Government chief whip Amnuay Klangpa expects 310 MPs to vote in favour of passing the two-trillion-baht loan bill for infrastructure megaprojects when the House first-reading debate ends later today. He said the vote would likely be bolstered by some support from  the opposition Bhumjaithai Party. The […]

Korn Chatikavanji: The Thai Political Stooge

Korn Chatikavanji, a stooge for the Democrat Party. He has seen his political party’s share of nepotism and cronyism. It is expected that he and his political gremlins make character assassinations on Yingluck.  The puzzling issue is that despite Yingluck winning a majority in the 2011 election thanks to the trusts of the Thai people, […]

Photos of Yingluck at Thailand’s Maulid

Maulid is the observance of the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which occurs in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. Maulid is celebrated in most Muslim countries, and even though Thailand is a Buddhist nation, the Thai people show a reverence for all faiths.

Yingluck’s Confidence in Sustainable Development for Thailand

Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra sets the ball rolling on deliberation in Parliament, taking the lead to advocate for two-trillion-Baht-loan for the country’s infrastructural development. The proposed mega-projects require financing through what was said by local economists as a practical investment, similar to what other nations are doing in order to pave the way for continued broadening […]

Deja vu: Democrat Party Accused of Corruption

The secretary to Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong on Thursday asked the Department of Special Investigation to launch probes into alleged corruption in a vaccine plant construction project worth 1.4 billion baht initiated during the Democrat-led government. Kamol Bandaipetch submitted a letter of request to DSI chief Tarit Pengdith demanding an investigation into the Government […]

Loans for Investment in Infrastructure Development Megaprojects

Opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva attacked the government, saying the borrowing bill was unnecessary because the Thai government could work out deficit budgets to sufficiently fund the projects and should not risk breaching the nation’s public debt ceiling. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra told the House that infrastructure development, especially transport projects, under the budget will increase […]

Auckland University of Technology Recognizing Yingluck’s Achievements

Yingluck Shinawatra is the first Thai Prime Minister to have received such recognition from the prestigious AUT. Kindly read my iReport and pixs on CNN.      

Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra in New Zealand

The official visit to New Zealand of PM Yingluck is aimed to strengthen bilateral relations on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Thailand and New Zealand (since 1956), and to boost confidence on Thailand’s political security and economic dynamism, as well as to expand cooperation in such significant fields to Thai […]

Productivity of SMEs in Thailand

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra chaired a workshop in Bangkok with representatives of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Her participation in the talks enabled a more helpful approach to enhancing economic growth in Thailand.

Courtesy Call: UN Special Rep Meets PM Yingluck Shinawatra

Romano Prodi paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Mr. Prodi, who served as Italy’s Prime Minister from 1996-98 and then again from 2006-08. Secretary-General to the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon appointed Romano Prodi as his new Special Envoy for the Sahel region in West Africa in 2012.    

Thai PM Yingluck and the Police Force

The Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, is the Chairman of the Police National Policy Committee. She makes an inspection of the police force and chairs the meeting with senior members of the security force in Bangkok.

Crown Prince Philippe Meets Thai PM Yingluck

His Royal Highness Prince Philippe, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Belgium, together with Her Royal Highness Princess Mathilde of Belgium arrived in Bangkok as Distinguished Guests of Their Majesties the King and Queen of Thailand. Their Royal Highnesses were accompanied by Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium […]

Thailand Rises on UNDP’s Human Development Index

Thailand makes UNDP’s list of “high achievers” in East Asia—a group that includes China, Indonesia, Viet Nam, and Malaysia. The rapid human development progress of Thailand and Asia-Pacific nations are helping drive a historic shift, with hundreds of millions of people lifted from poverty and billions poised to join the South’s fast-growing middle class, according […]

EC President’s Speech on PM Yingluck’s Visit

EC President Barroso’s Speech on Yingluck’s Visit Press point/Brussels 6 March 2013 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Let me start by welcoming Prime Minister Shinawatra to the European Commission. Thailand is a long-standing friend of the European Union and your visit is an evidence of our increasingly close and mature relations. I had the pleasure […]