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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thailand, Uganda: Positive Economy Prospects

Thailand and Uganda have agreed to further strengthen their economic ties as the two countries signed three memorandums of understanding during Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s current visit to the African country.  Yingluck, who is also the Thai Defense Minister, arrived in Entebbe, Uganda, on August 1 and was welcomed by President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni […]

Thai PM in Mozambique Trade Visit

Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Yingluck Shinawatra and several other members of the Thai Government have arrived at Maputo city of Mozambique, which marks the first ever visit by a Thai Premier to African countries comprising Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda. Accompanied by several Ministers including Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul (สุรพงศ์ โตวิจักษ์ชัยกุล), and Deputy Prime […]

Thailand’s Tourism Revenue Target: 2.2 Trillion Baht

Thailand’s Tourism Revenue Target: 2.2 Trillion Baht Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Yukol Limlamthong, reported late last week that a top flight government committee agreed to raise Thailand’s 2015 tourism revenue target another 10% from Bt2 trillion to Bt2.2 trillion. He was reporting on the outcome of a top-level tourism committee […]

Ayutthaya: Water Transport System Needs Upgrading

Cargo ship operators proposed that the Government consider using Ayutthaya as an extension of the seaport where customs procedures could be conducted and goods transported via the Pasak river to container yards. The effective utilization of water way and upgrading systems may further increase economical outcomes. More on this story at CNN iReport  

Thai rice tests to coordinate with Ministry of Health

In response to complaints about residue on packed Thai rice, Yingluck Shinawatra told journalists that she has asked the Foundation for Consumers to coordinate its tests with the Ministry of Public Health to ensure standard accountable tests. The prime minister also urged that concerned parties not to make assumption that the problem happened to all […]

ASEAN community discussion with Thai ambassadors, governors

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called on provincial governors and Thai ambassadors to ASEAN nations to integrate local strategies with ASEAN Community pillars, particularly in economic and socio-cultural integration. During her meeting with the governors and Thai ambassadors in Bangkok, Miss Yingluck asked the participants to make sure that everybody under their responsibilities are ready […]

Colombia Foreign Minister meets Thai PM Yingluck

On July 12, 2013, María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar, Foreign Minister, Republic of Colombia paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Ivory Room of Government House. This visit of the Colombian Foreign Minister was to strengthen bilateral relations between Thailand and Colombia, as well as to expand trade and […]

Upstream and Downstream of Thai Energy

Price controls are the focus of Yingluck Shinawatra’s Government measures drawn up in light of slowing global growth, which has led to a decline in domestic consumption and investment. The Prime Minister wanted a constructive long-term solution to address product prices from “upstream to downstream”. These moves would strike a balance for sellers and buyers, at […]

Honda Automobile Plant in Thailand

Honda’s automobile production and sales joint venture company in Thailand, held a ceremony to mark the start of construction of its new automobile production plant. The ceremony was attended by Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Japanese Ambassador to Thailand Shigekazu Sato as a guest of honor, as well as Takanobu Ito, President & CEO […]

Connecting Europe and Asia: Yingluck in Turkey

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has met with Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss trade and investment opportunities. Yingluck has assured Erdogan that Thailand would give its full support to the Turkey’s “New Silk Road” project aiming at connecting Europe and Asia. Both prime ministers spoke after having discussed with each other. PM Yingluck […]

Rumors, Drama in Thailand Inc

In April 2013, an investment company, Moody’s Investors Service said — in a credit analysis on Thailand — that a high degree of government financial strength, moderate levels of economic and institutional strength. In terms of economic strength, Thailand recorded nominal GDP of USD366 billion in 2012, making it the 29th largest economy in Moody’s […]

Poland, Thailand Diversifing Trade and Investment

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk have pledged to step up cooperation between the two countries in all dimensions. Yingluck and Donald met in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss cooperation guidelines particularly in the establishment of bilateral mechanisms to promote economy, military affairs and private sectors’ cooperation. The two parties also […]

Thai Farmers meeting PM Yingluck

Thai farmers expressed their gratitude to the Government for keeping the pledging price for a ton of rice at 15,000 baht during their visit to Government House. About 30 farmers and community leaders paid Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra a visit to express their gratitude to her for not reducing the pledging price of rice from […]

Thai PM’s Poland and Turkey Plans

BANGKOK, 1 July 2013 (NNT) – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is scheduled to visit Poland and Turkey from July 3-5 in a bid to open new markets for Thai exports. The Thai premier’s three-day official visit follows invitations from the Polish and Turkish governments. Yingluck will hold bilateral talks with her Polish counterpart Donald Tusk […]