National Police Day of Thailand

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attended the annual National Police Day Celebration dinner held at the Royal Thai Police Sports Club. The National Police Day of Thailand is held every 13th October. Chief Pol Gen Adul Sangsingkaew, the National Police Commissioner and many high ranking police officials were on hand to welcome the Yingluck. Police General Pracha […]

Boosting China-ASEAN ties through Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was invited to attend the opening ceremony of the tenth China-ASEAN Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday called on Thailand to continue play a positive role in boosting China-ASEAN ties. He met with Yingluck in Nanning, the capital of south China’s Guangxi […]

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.  

Inspection of Nong Pho Dairy Cooperative

One week ago, Yingluck Shinawatra visited Nong Pho Dairy Cooperative at Ratchaburi Province. Ratchaburi is one of the central provinces of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram and Phetchaburi. The Prime Minister was on a series of official visits to assess and assist the provincial governments of Thailand.    

Conservation of Kui Buri National Park

Kui Buri National Park has a beautiful ecosystem not altered by human exploitation and occupation. The park is located in the Tenasserim Hills in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province. Yingluck Shinawatra, the Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister, visited the extraordinary terrain while discussing on the province’s plans for forestry and protection of wildlife.  

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 PM Yingluck visits Mahasarakham University

Yingluck Shinawatra visited the Mahasarakham University which is a Public University situated in Maha Sarakham Province in the Northeast region of Thailand. Maha Sarakham, which literally means “City of Great Education”, an apt name since it hosts seven well-known and respected institutions of higher learning that include Mahasarakham University.    

Rumors, Drama in Thailand Inc

In April 2013, an investment company, Moody’s Investors Service said — in a credit analysis on Thailand — that a high degree of government financial strength, moderate levels of economic and institutional strength. In terms of economic strength, Thailand recorded nominal GDP of USD366 billion in 2012, making it the 29th largest economy in Moody’s […]

Thai Court halts THB 350-billion Water Mgmt Program

In a sudden turn of events, the Thai Administrative Court has prohibited the Yingluck’s Government from continuing its 350-billion-baht water management program. The Court ordered the Government to arrange public hearings. According to the court, the water management program, which has nine projects and ten plans, will have to be studied with all opinions of […]

President Microsoft Asia Pacific meets with Yingluck

Cesar Cernuda,  the President of Microsoft Asia Pacific, paying a courtesy call to Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House in Bangkok.  

Accountability: Thailand’s Rice Mortgage Scheme

The Cabinet has decided to form a committee to inspect rice stock in warehouses participating in the rice mortgage scheme after receiving different numbers on the quantity of rice left in the warehouses. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said after the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday that the Cabinet had acknowledged that the rice mortgage scheme had […]

Bilateral Meeting between Asian Development Bank and Thai Gov’t

Prime Minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra, met with Takehiko Nakao who is the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for bilateral discussion on sustainable socio-economic developments in Thailand and within the Asia-Pacific region. According to ADB, approximately 1.7 billion people in the region are poor and unable to access essential goods, services, assets and opportunities […]