Immigration at Nong Khai province

Nong Khai is the northernmost of the north-eastern provinces of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are Bueng Kan, Sakon Nakhon, Udon Thani and Loei. To the north it borders Vientiane Province, Vientiane Prefecture and Bolikhamxai of Laos. Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited an immigration center earlier this week.    

Tajikistan President host dinner for Thai PM

President Emomalii Rahmon hosted a dinner for Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The Thai leader was also treated to a performance by dancers and traditional music of Tajikistan. President Emomalii, who visited Thailand in May of 2013, hopes to see continued economic growth and friendship between his country and Thailand. For more articles […]

Homage to the Sri Lanka Temples

Yingluck Shinawatra visited the Deepaduttaramaya in Kotahena which is the first Siamese temple to be established in Sri Lanka in 1885. Members of the Maha Sangha led by the Chief Incumbent of the temple Ven. Waskaduwe Mahindawansa Thera invoked blessings on the Thai Premier.  

Bangkok Tops the List: Global Destination Cities Index 2013

Bangkok Tops the List: Global Destination Cities Index Good news! The Global Destination Cities Index released by MasterCard for the second quarter of 2013 puts Bangkok on the top of the list. The Asian city edged its way past London by a thin a margin on the basis of international visitor arrivals. An Asian city […]

Thailand Boosting Business Ties with Mongolia

Thailand has set a goal to double the Thai-Mongolian trade value in the next three years and expressed readiness to help Mongolia in various fields. Speaking about her recent visit to Mongolia in her weekly TV program, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Mongolia is an interesting country for business investment. To achieve the goal of […]

Thailand ready to support “ASEAN Business Travel Card”

Thailand ready to support “ASEAN Business Travel Card” In the weekly program “Yingluck Government Meets the People,” broadcast on the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT) and Radio Thailand on 27 April 2013, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra spoke about her participation in the 22nd ASEAN Summit in Brunei Darussalam on 24-25 April. Thailand has expressed […]

Yingluck Paving the Way to Mongolia

Yingluck Shinawatra is at it again. She is in Mongolia, accompanied by a group of representatives from the Thai private sector in various industries, including education, agriculture, energy, automobile, mining, and tourism, who will discuss cooperation between the two sides. At the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies, Yingluck delivered a speech focusing […]

Yingluck at Wat Phra Singh

Yingluck Shinawatra visiting Wat Phra Singh Woramahaviharn (Buddhist temple) in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. Wat Phra Singh is located in the western part of the old city centre of Chiang Mai, which is contained within the city walls and moat. The main entrance, which is guarded by Singhs (lions), is situated at the end of the main street (Rachadamnoen road) of […]

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, […]

A Buddhist Worship: Wat Phra That Phanom

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra presided over the auspicious annual worship and ceremony at a northeastern province in Thailand. She visited Wat Phra That Phanom in Nakhon Phanom province. For more pix, click here. TQ ka.  

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Meets Thai PM Yingluck

Courtesy call: AirAsia’s Group CEO, Tony Fernandes met with Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Just want to share some pixs with you ka.   For more pixs: visit my iReport    

Chinese New Year: 270,000 Tourists from China in Thailand

An estimated 270,000 tourists from China were speculated to celebrate Chinese New Year in Thailand, according to Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Surapon Svetasreni. The Chinese tourists were known to have intended to come to Thailand to join in the celebrations of the Chinese New Year and stay for several days or until the coming […]

Thailand’s Tourism Comeback

During the first eight months of 2012, from January through August, 14 million foreign tourists entered the kingdom, as reported by Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism. The good news did not end there, the Government’s hard work paid off, with a whopping success of over 22 million tourists in 2012. The overall performance of Prime Minister […]

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Interview with Sukhumbhand Ends Badly

Sukhumbhand is campaigning for his second term as Bangkok Governor. Recently he was interviewed by Bangkok Post in what was seen as a shift from his unreachable approach to a man who almost candidly answers questions of the interviewer. The word association segment at the end was very unusual and poorly executed with no aims. […]

Cathay Drama: Coffee Threat and Hate

Hate crime. Compulsive mental illness. These would be what came to my mind when I read the news about Cathay Pacific flight attendant who wanted to embarrass and possibly harm the daughter of the former Prime Minister during her trip from Bangkok to Hong Kong. You can find more stories on: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20582980 http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-incidents/cathay-flight-attendant-coffee-threat-on-exthai-pms-daughter-20121204-2as5q.html The culture of […]