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 […]

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 […]

Yingluck meets Japanese Corporate Captains

The Thai Prime Minister had her hands full during her trip to Tokyo. Yingluck Shinawatra met with influential corporate captains, among them from Toyota Motor Corporation, Canon Japan, Mitsui & Co. Ltd, ITOCHU Corporation,  Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, and Nikkei Inc.  The business sector in Japan had expressed their encouragement in the economic […]

Interviews after Interviews with Yingluck in Japan

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has made efforts to entice Japanese investors to support the Dawei deep-water port in Myanmar, during an interview with Japanese broadcaster NHK. She reiterated that the Dawei project will transform the Myanmar port town into a maritime hub and thriving industrial zone. Once the ASEAN Economic Community takes effect in 2015, […]

Thailand and Japan in Economic Partnership

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra met with her Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, in Japan. The leaders have agreed on a mutually beneficial economic and security partnership between the two countries. The Japanese Government expressed an interest in Yingluck’s high-speed train project. Thailand plans to build four high-speed train lines – from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, to Nong Khai, to […]

Japan’s PM seeking Economic Ties and Security Support

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had agreed to strengthen the economy of both countries. The Japanese premier had also discussed security ties during a visit to Southeast Asia, aimed at reinforcing collaborative efforts. Abe, making his first overseas trip since taking office in December, said on Thursday he and Prime Minister […]