Thai Prime Minister: Suthep wants to dissolve the Parliament

Yingluck Shinawatra, the Prime Minister of Thailand, gave her statement and answered questions from members of the local and foreign press in Bangkok. If you want to listen to Yingluck responding in English to questions from journalists, speed up to 9:17 minutes in the video.   Advertisements

British ambassador agrees Suthep’s mob must respect law

British Ambassador to Thailand Mark Andrew Geoffrey Kent has expressed concerns over the impact of escalating political turmoil in Thailand. Kent met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House to discuss the growing wave of anti-government demonstrations and the seizures of government offices. The ambassador said the British government opposes the occupations of […]

Bhutan, Thailand strengthening bilateral trade

Thailand and Bhutan have agreed to increase collaborations at all levels and to boost the bilateral trade value. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday welcomed Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay to the Government House, before engaging in an official meeting, which involved the full line-up of Thai and Bhutanese government delegates. The two parties then […]

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to visit Thailand

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will visit Thailand from Nov 17 to 19 to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation in trade and security sectors. Sharif will hold talks with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Nov 18 on boosting two-way trade and investment, technical exchange and shared intelligence to counter terrorism. Both leaders will also […]

Willingness to move on

Only if we adhere to the principle of forgiveness and reconciliation can the country move forward. Amicable talks can lead to a way out of the impasse. In the spirit of national peace and humanity, Yingluck has called on all sides for compassion. She said this after meeting families of the fallen in the crackdown […]

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 […]

Laos, Thailand: Traditions of offering prayers and alms

Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong is welcomed by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The two leaders met at Thailand’s Nong Khai province at a Buddhist traditional ritual by offering prayers and alms to monks. The practice is traditional of both communities in Lao and Thailand.   Recommended Read: Photos taken in Nong Kai  

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 […]

Thai Gov’t committed in Human Rights and Anti-Human Trafficking

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stated that the government is keen on promoting human rights, while affirming that human trafficking will be her main focus. During the “PM Yingluck Meets the People” program on NBT, the Premier mentioned about her official trip to Switzerland, saying she expressed her desire to be a member of the […]

Pope Francis to Thailand’s Prime Minister “Please, pray for me”

“The good relations between Thailand and the Holy See, as well as the mutual understanding and co-operation between the Church and the State, especially in the fields of education and social welfare” were on the agenda of discussion during the meeting between Pope Francis and the Prime Minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra.     Recommended […]