Wat Rong Khun, more well-known among foreigners as the White Temple, is a contemporary unconventional Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai province. It is closed to all visitors because of the May earthquake. The caretaker Government is working with the local religious body to repair the temple.
May 5th marks the coronation anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. It is also observed as a public holiday. It was on May 5, 1950 that His Majesty pronounced his oath of coronation: “We shall reign with righteousness for the benefits and happiness of the Siamese people.” The annual coronation celebrations usually involve a […]
Caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra in early April visited a fish farm and tourist spots in Suphan Buri province. Her entourage included caretaker Deputy Agriculture Minister Yugol Limlaemthong was welcomed by Mr Banharn Silpa-archa, chief advisor to the Chart Thai Pattana party. She went to Bung Chawak, a famous tourist spot and fresh water […]
About a week ago, Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra visited an agricultural zoning area in Suphan Buri province, where she chaired a meeting with officials about production quality of garden rice.
Caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra participated in a session with the people from the Chaiyaphum province. She also attended and chaired a meeting with provincial leaders, district officials and community leaders. Recommended Read: Strengthening water access in Chaiyaphum
Yingluck Shinawatra, the Caretaker Prime Minister of Thailand, passed through the province of Surin and Sisaket. She traveled in a public train from one station to another. The transportation system is one of the priorities of Yingluck’s administration as reflected in her public policies in strengthening populations and businesses. Many have placed faith in the […]
Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra reaffirmed that she would not quit her post until the general election (which is set for February 2, 2014) is over and a new government is formed. Yingluck clarified her reasons for staying in power in her online media message, saying that the cabinet acts as a single unit, and […]
Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived in Bangkok yesterday for a three-day stay, becoming the first Pakistani premier to officially visit the kingdom in eight years. Recommended Read: Bilateral Cooperation between Thailand, Pakistan
Tens of thousands of red shirt pro-government supporters gathered Sunday at a sports complex in northwestern Bangkok to express their support for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra who is facing pressure from anti-amnesty and neo-fascists rallies. The supporters are mostly from north and northeastern Thailand. Many of the red shirts are also supporters of ousted Prime Minister Thaksin […]
The 12th mobile Cabinet meeting in Lop Buri province, chaired by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The concept of the mobile Cabinet is interesting as it allows Government officials to be accessible to the people. Four central provinces, namely Lop Buri, Ang Thong, Sing Buri, and Chai Nat, is on the agenda of the meeting. Major […]
Thailand is hit by a shortage of blood supply as widespread flooding in many provinces caused the cancellation of blood drives nationwide. According to the Thai Red Cross Society, more cancellations are expected, particularly in the East, as flooding has yet to ease in many affected parts. 22 provinces across the country continued to be […]
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang became the first foreign leader to address Thailand’s Parliament in more than a decade Friday as he began a three-day visit aimed at strengthening ties and seeking business for his country’s high-speed railway technology. Li’s speech underscored China’s growing influence in Southeast Asia a week after Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered […]
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited the Faisal Mosque Islamabad, Pakistan in August. Recommended read: Nawas Sharif welcomes Yingluck Thai PM meets Pakistan President
Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra at a Business Forum in Rome, Italy. Recommended Read: Bridging Trade with Italy
These are the photographs of the rubber protests which led to violence. I pray to Lord Buddha to heal those who were wounded during the riots and I pray that their families remain steadfast to patience.
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 […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra‘s official visit to Tajikistan also included participating in the wreath laying ceremony to the Ismai’l ibn Ahmad, a national hero.
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 […]
Commander-in-Chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha welcomed Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok. Check out my iReport and photos on CNN.
Yingluck Shinawatra listening to a question from an interviewer while a cameraman watches on.