Muslim Uighurs refugees detained in Thailand

Some 15 ethnic Muslim Uighurs from China’s Xinjiang region were detained in the eastern province of Sa Kaeo intending to emigrate to Turkey. A joint border patrol operation of Thai soldiers and police discovered a group of 15 Muslims refugees, 10 of whom were children, hidden in a forest 200 metres from the Thai-Cambodian border […]

Connecting Europe and Asia: Yingluck in Turkey

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has met with Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss trade and investment opportunities. Yingluck has assured Erdogan that Thailand would give its full support to the Turkey’s “New Silk Road” project aiming at connecting Europe and Asia. Both prime ministers spoke after having discussed with each other. PM Yingluck […]

Thailand’s Bid for World Expo 2020

An inquiry mission of the World Expo Bureau met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House, the main administration building. Thailand is competing against four other candidate cities bidding to host the 2020 World Expo, including Brazil, Russia, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. The World Expo is regarded as the third most significant […]