Missing Thai National Anthem at Malaysia’s 2013 Merdeka Cup

Embarrassing moment for the Malaysian organizers, who failed to play the national anthem for Thailand before the match between Thai and Singaporean football players. The failure could best be blamed upon technical problems of the audio or the inefficiency of the organizers, among other problems faced by other teams, such as waterlogged pitch. Football result: […]

FC Barcelona supporting Thai children with disabilities

On the first day of FC Barcelona’s trip to Thailand, internationally acclaimed players Lionel Messi and Jose Manuel Pinto spent the morning sharing football skills with children who have intellectual disabilities. The players and participants represented a unified group of young people with and without disabilities participating in sport and promoting team-work and partnership. FC […]

Ratchanok brought happiness for Thais

World badminton champion Ratchanok Intanon has fulfilled another dream, this time at the Government House in Bangkok. Ratchanok is interested in politics and is studying political science at Bangkok Thonburi University. Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra praised the new world champion for making history for badminton in the country and encouraged her to […]

Thai Athletes, for the Country

Yingluck Shinawatra gave a speech in Bangkok and paid tribute to the national athletes. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra told Thai athletes who will participate in the 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in South Korea to focus on discipline and training in order to meet a success in their goal. A squad of 177 […]

Yingluck Attends Annual Thailand-Malaysia Consultation

Yingluck Shinawatra led the Thai Cabinet to attend the Thailand-Malaysia Annual Consultation at Putrajaya, the federal administrative center of Malaysia. The Prime Minister was accompanied by her delegation, that consisted of the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul, Defense Minister Air Chief Marshal Sukumpol Suwanatat, Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt, Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom, […]

Bangkok Governor receiving a Red Card on the Futsal Stadium

The scandal of an unfinished Futsal Stadium was bad enough on the image of Thailand, and the rubbing of salt on festering wounds was worse when FIFA rejected the use of the stadium for official matches. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), led by the Governor, was and still is responsible for the completion of the stadium. […]