European Union hopes for democracy, peace in Thailand

The European Union has come out to express the block’s concerns over the current political turmoil in Thailand. The EU delegation in Thailand issued a statement on December 2nd stating the EU was strongly committed to the principles of democratic governance, the rule of law and freedom of expression. The statement also said that it […]

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 […]

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, […]

Malaysian King and Queen to visit Thailand

At the invitation of Their Majesties the King and Queen of Thailand, His Majesty Almu’tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah ibini Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, and Her Majesty the Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah binti Haji Hamidun will pay a State Visit to Thailand from […]

HM the King receives new Ministers for swearing-in ceremony

At the Princess Galyani Vadhana Conference Room in Chalerm Phra Kiat Building, Siriraj Hospital, His Majesty the King this evening granted an audience to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who led newly appointed Cabinet members to take an oath of allegiance prior to their assumption of new posts. Also present during the royal audience were Secretary […]

Reforestation in Sa Kaeo province

The 12 Regiment of Army Rangers in Sa Kaeo province and people who live along the Thai-Cambodian border yesterday joined hands in planting 81,000 young trees in a reforestation project to honor Her Majesty the Queen. The reforestation was launched along the irrigation canal in Ban Mai Di Ngam Village in Aranyaprathet district, Sa Kaeo […]

Royal Ploughing Ceremony in Thailand

Fertility of Crops His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn on Sunday, May 12, was delegated by His Majesty the King to represent him at the state ceremony of Phuetchamonkhon Jarod Phranangkan Raek Na Khwan (พืชมงคลจรดพระนังคัลแรกนาขวัญ), better known to foreigners as the Royal Ploughing Ceremony. The Sunday ceremony which preceeded the actual royal ploughing ceremony […]

Thailand’s Partnership with the US: Dr. Surapong and John Kerry

The remarks of US Secretary Kerry and Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul at the Treaty Room in Washington D.C. SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. It’s my great pleasure to welcome Foreign Minister Surapong from Thailand here. Let me first congratulate him, congratulate His Majesty, the King of Thailand, who […]

Thailand’s Coronation Day: His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

The ceremony was hosted to pay tribute to His Majesty the King for his devotion to the country, his people, and hard work for the past 67 years on the reign since his accession to the throne on 9 June 1946.   It came as a surprise when CNN iReport producer Joelle favorited my short post: […]

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 […]