ASEAN Competitiveness and Regional Logistics Hub

During a seminar on future of Thai economy in ASEAN community, Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Thailand has high possibility to become logistics hub of the region. She said Thailand has the geographical advantage as it borders with Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Malaysia. Recommended Read: Thailand 2020 – Spurring the Economy […]

Laos, Thailand: Traditions of offering prayers and alms

Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong is welcomed by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The two leaders met at Thailand’s Nong Khai province at a Buddhist traditional ritual by offering prayers and alms to monks. The practice is traditional of both communities in Lao and Thailand.   Recommended Read: Photos taken in Nong Kai  

Thailand and Laos: 2nd Joint Cabinet Retreat

Thailand and Laos have expressed readiness to take part in the 2nd Joint Cabinet Retreat in mid-May. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, on Tuesday, welcomed Mrs. Pany Yathotou, President of Laos’ National Assembly, who was on an official visit to the country as the guest of the Thai Parliament. PM Yingluck has noted the growing and […]

Lao Deputy PM meets Yingluck in Bangkok

Thongloun Sisoulith met Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok. The visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic spoke about bilateral relations and strengthening of trade between the two countries.   The 18th Thai-Lao Joint Committee meeting has resolved to cooperate on the demarcation of 14 border areas and […]

ACMECS: Promoting Balanced Development in the Sub-Region

The Ayeyawady – Chao Phraya – Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) is a cooperation framework amongst Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to utilize member countries’ diverse strengths and to promote balanced development in the sub-region. The principle objective of setting a joint economic effort is to promote the roles of members to the […]