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Prime Minister Attends the 6th ACMECS Summit in Myanmar

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha is on a visit to Myanmar for the 6th Ayeyawady Chao Pharaya Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit, held in Nay Pyi Taw on 22 23 June 2015. According to the...

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Thailand Discusses with Malaysia and Indonesia the Issue of Irregular Movement of People in the Indian Ocean

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn has discussed the issue of irregular movement of people in the Indian Ocean with Malaysian Foreign Minister Dato' Sri Anifah Aman and Indonesian...

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Thailand and Neighboring Countries Discuss Cross-Border Transport Facilitation

Thailand, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam have discussed cross-border transport facilitation at the Third Foreign Ministers Meeting on East West Economic Corridor (EWEC) Development. The meeting, chaired by Deputy...

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Tackling the Problem of Rohingya Migrants throughout the Entire System

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has stressed Thailands efforts to tackle the problem of Rohingya migrants throughout the entire system. In his televised national address on 15 May 2015 in the program "Return...

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Reports on Boat with Migrants Found Near Satun Province

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a press release regarding reports about a vessel comprising around 300 migrants drifting in Thai territorial waters along the Thai-Malaysian coast, near the southern province...

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Prime Minister to Attend the 26th ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha will attend the 26th ASEAN Summit and related meetings on 26 - 28 April 2015 in Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi, Malaysia. According to a report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,...

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Thailand Committed to Enhancing Trade and Investment Cooperation with Africa

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said that Thailand is committed to enhancing trade and investment cooperation with Africa. There are a number of existing regional institutions and arrangements for promoting...

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Discussions on the Future Direction of ASEM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand hosted the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Symposium on the Future Direction of ASEM on 30 March 2015 at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel in Bangkok. Deputy Prime Minister and...

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Thailand and Fiji Move to Boost Bilateral Relations and Cooperation

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and Mr. Josaia Voreqe Bainimara, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, have discussed opportunities to promote bilateral relations in many areas, especially political,...

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Thailand Ready to Cooperate with All Friendly Nations

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha stated that Thailand is ready to work with the United Nations and all friendly nations in confronting all challenges and promoting sustainable peace and prosperity. The...

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Thailand Calls for Solutions to the Problem of Irregular Migration

Thailand has called on all countries concerned, be they countries of origin, transit, or destination, to work together in a spirit of friendship and find solutions to the problem of irregular maritime migration in this...

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Thailand Stepping Up Cooperation with the International Community on Irregular Migration Issue

Irregular maritime migration has been one of Thailands primary concerns over the years. Thailand is stepping up efforts to cooperate more closely with the international community in response to the alarming rise in the...

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Thailand Cooperates with China and Japan on Railway Projects

Thailand is proceeding with its plans to cooperate with China and Japan on railway projects to facilitate travel and enhance the efficiency of logistics in this region. Deputy Government Spokesman Major General Sansern...

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Contract Farming and Business Matching between Thailand and Cambodia

Thailand and Cambodia are stepping up bilateral cooperation on trade, investment, and tourism, through contract farming and business matching. A group of 96 Thai officials and entrepreneurs from six lower northeastern...

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Thailand Calls for Connectivity across ACMECS Member Countries

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha stated that the Thai government supports transportation infrastructure to create connectivity across ACMECS member countries, as well as a single production base in the ACMECS...

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ASEAN Integration to Help Boost Thai-Malaysian Trade

As the ASEAN Community will be in place in late 2015, Thailand and Malaysia believe that ASEAN integration will help boost their bilateral trade. Representatives of the two countries discussed trade issues at the...

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Thailand Gives Top Priority to Border Security to Prepare for the ASEAN Community

The Thai Government has given top priority to border security management in order to prepare for the emergence of the ASEAN Community at the end of 2015. In his keynote address at the Regional Conference on "Enhancing...

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US Investors Affirm Thailand’s Great Economic Potential

A group of US business people has affirmed that Thailand has great potential in this region and that they wanted to play a part in strengthening the Thai economy. Speaking in his weekly national address, Prime Minister...

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Thailand Hands Over Coordinatorship of ASEAN-China Relations to Singapore

At the end of the ASEAN-China Post Ministerial Conference, held in Kuala Lumpur on 5 August 2015, Thailand handed over coordinatorship of ASEAN-China relations to Singapore. Representing Thailand at the conference,...

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Government to Develop Thailand as an ASEAN Education Hub

The Ministry of Education will establish an ASEAN Coordinating Center for Education, and it is pushing for developing Thailand as an education hub in this region. Deputy Education Minister General Surachet Chaiwong...