White Temple Wat Rong Khun

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. 

Fish farm, tourism in Suphan Buri province

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 […]

Meeting the officials, people about water

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

From one train station to another, Yingluck meets the people

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 […]

Pre-Election Thailand: Responsibility of Governance

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 […]

Red Shirt pro-government rally in Bangkok

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 […]

Thai Cabinet meets at Lop Buri province to discuss development

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 […]

Thai Red Cross Society appeals for blood donation

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 […]

Thailand, China boost trade to $100 billion – Li Keqiang

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thai Commander-in-Chief welcomes Yingluck to Army HQ

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.