Cambodia spokesman blast Thai newspaper for bias-reporting and lies [UPDATED]

Cambodia is angry. Not with the Thai people or the Government but with a Bangkok-based national English newspaper “The Nation” that is controlled by the Democrat Party, cronies and the Opposition Head. The Cambodian Government Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Koy Kuong said: The Nation has shot itself right in the foot… Full letter: The Nation 10-09-2013 Its […]

Yingluck’s European tour starts with Switzerland

Switzerland and Thailand have enjoyed close relations for more than 80 years. Thailand is home to Asia’s largest Swiss expatriate community and is a favorite destination for Swiss tourists. Recommended read: CNN iReport Switzerland is the first stop on Thai Prime Minister Yingluck’s trip through Europe, from where she will continue to Italy.  

Malaysian King’s visit to Thailand strengthens ASEAN Economic Community

The visit to Thailand of the Malaysian King have strengthened bilateral relations and investment prospects for both countries, specially in preparations for the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015. Recommended read: Malaysian Royal Visit to Thailand   The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Hajah Haminah today ended […]

Ex-PM Blair’s speech at Uniting for the Future

Address by Tony Blair, 2 September 2013 [as transcribed from recording] Thank you very much Dr., that was an interesting introduction. You covered a lot there. Just for the record, no, I am not being paid; I am here because you invited me. I am here also because I believe in the process of reconciliation. […]

Boosting China-ASEAN ties through Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was invited to attend the opening ceremony of the tenth China-ASEAN Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday called on Thailand to continue play a positive role in boosting China-ASEAN ties. He met with Yingluck in Nanning, the capital of south China’s Guangxi […]

Malaysian royal couple visit to foster ties with Thailand

Malaysian royal couple visit to foster ties with Thailand The Malaysian king arrived in Thailand on Monday for a three-day state visit as guest of Their Majesties the King and Queen. The Malaysian King, accompanied by his wife, was granted an audience with the King and Queen at Klai Kangwon Palace in Hua Hin district, […]

Foreign investments to improve quality of life in Thailand

The Democrat Party has criticized Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of making trips to other countries.  Whether the Democrat Party and the Opposition Leader is out of ammunition to attack the Government on national issues is immaterial, though it seems that they are grasping at straws. Yingluck has this to say: The visits are aimed at […]

Malaysia praise Thai Government’s courage in Deep South

Malaysia today stated its willingness to continue being an intermediary in the peace negotiation in southern Thailand. “It is up to the Thai government and National Revolutionary Front whether Malaysia should continue being a facilitator or changed into mediator,” Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin told Malaysian and Thai journalists after paying a courtesy call on […]

DPM of Malaysia building closer economical ties with Thailand

Improving Malaysia-Thailand bilateral ties, particularly in the economic field, will be one of the main objectives of the two-day visit to Thailand by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The visit beginning tomorrow is also an opportunity to establish closer rapport with Malaysians living in Thailand, says Malaysia’s Ambassador in Thailand Datuk Nazirah Hussain. […]

PM Yingluck Shinawatra begins official visit in Pakistan

Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday on a two-day official visit to Pakistan for talks on bilateral relations, focusing on economic partnership between the two nations. This bilateral visit from Thailand would take place after more than a decade, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says. Previously Dr. Thaksin Shinawatra, […]

Tajikistan President host dinner for Thai PM

President Emomalii Rahmon hosted a dinner for Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The Thai leader was also treated to a performance by dancers and traditional music of Tajikistan. President Emomalii, who visited Thailand in May of 2013, hopes to see continued economic growth and friendship between his country and Thailand. For more articles […]

Thai PM on a 2-day visit to Pakistan

Thai PM on a 2-day visit to Pakistan Prime Minister of Thailand  Yingluck Shinawatra will arrive in Pakistan on a two-day official visit on Tuesday (August 20). According to the Foreign Office, this bilateral visit of Thai Prime Minister on the invitation of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, will take place after more than a […]

Water Cooperation Conference in Tajikistan

Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrived in Tajikistan’s capital of Dushanbe on Monday to attend the ‘High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation’ at the invitation of President Emomalii Rahmon. Yingluck meets with President Rahmon, as well as the Parliament president and the Tajikistan Prime Minister. The two countries will also sign an […]

ASEAN Foreign Ministers in Bangkok

Thailand hosts an informal meeting of foreign ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) members in Prachuap Khiri Khan province Wednesday to prepare topics for a special Asean-China meeting in Beijing. The Asean-China meeting is set to be held in Beijing from Aug 28-30. Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Surapong […]

Thailand Prepares To Be Regional Economic Hub

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said that the Thai government is further developing its customs duties, human resources and labor skills to promote Thailand as a regional business centre in the future, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported. Yingluck made the remarks during a courtesy call by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce (JCCB) chairman, Susumu Uneno, at […]