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  • Royal Thai Embassy Organized a Career Counselling Session for Thai Students
    Royal Thai Embassy Organized a Career Counselling Session for Thai Students
    On 24 June 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy, Islamabad, has organized a career counselling session for Thai Muslim students who are currently studying in Pakistan. The event was graced by H.E. Mr. Pornpop Uampidhaya, Ambassador of Thailand to Pakistan. On this occasion, three guest speakers namely RADM Somkeart Ponprayoon, RTN, Deputy Secretary General of Southern Border Provinces Centre, Dr. Abdulkorday Yusoh , Managing Director of Siroros Hospital (Yala Province) and Asst. Prof. Dr. Sukree Langputeh, Deputy Rector for International Relations and Alumni of Fatoni University (Yala Province) have been invited to give a special lecture to the Thai students on how to choose their future career which will especially enable economic development in their hometowns.
    Jun 29, 2018
  • Consul-General attened a training on Community Planning
    Consul-General attened a training on Community Planning
    On June 25, 2018, the Consulate General attended a training on Community Planning held at Hollyview building in Thai Town. It was held by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, the Thai Community Development Center, and ACT LA. There were about 30 people from the Thai Community who attended the event, including members of the Thai Town Council.
    Jun 28, 2018
  • Ceremony to Award the Royal Decoration of Commander of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand by His Majesty the King of Thailand to the Honorary Consul of Thailand in Casablanca
    Ceremony to Award the Royal Decoration of Commander of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand by His Majesty the King of Thailand to the Honorary Consul of Thailand in Casablanca
    On 20 June 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy in Rabat organized the ceremony to Award the Royal Decoration of Commander of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand by His Majesty the King of Thailand to Mr. Younes Laraqui, the Honorary Consul of Thailand in Casablanca, at the Residence of the Ambassador of Thailand. The ceremony was presided by H.E. Mr. Suphorn Pholmani, Ambassador of Thailand to Morocco; and in attendance to the ceremony were the Ambassador and Chargé d’Affairs of Embassies of ASEAN Countries in Rabat, high-ranking civil servants from the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, President and Executive Members of the Thai Students’ Association in Morocco, Moroccan private sector, members of Mr. Laraqui’s family, and diplomats from the Royal Thai Embassy.
    Jun 28, 2018
  • Ambassador of Thailand lead the Polish Delegation to THAIFEX – World of food Asia 2018
    Ambassador of Thailand lead the Polish Delegation to THAIFEX – World of food Asia 2018
    During 28-31 May 2018, H.E. Mrs. Sansanee Sahussarungsi, Ambassador of Thailand to Poland, led the Polish delegation to visit Thailand. The delegation which comprises Mrs. Magdalena Jozefecka, Director of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mrs. Katarzyna Kwiecien, Director of Department of Export Support, National Support Centre for Agriculture (KOWR), Dr. Agnieszka Wierzbicka, Associate Professor, Department of Food Design and Technology, Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Science (SGGW) and Mrs. Anita Błaszczak Journalist, Rzeczpospolita Newspaper were invited to visit THAIFEX – World of Food Asia 2018 which was held between 29 May – 2 June 2018 at Impact Exhibition and Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani. They also participated as guest speakers in the seminar on Building Knowledge of International Trade for Thai Foods which was organized as a part of THAIFEX trade fair by the New Economy Academy (NEA), Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce. Apart from THAIFEX, Ambassador Sahussarungsi brought them to visit and receive a briefing at Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Office where they learnt more about Thailand’s flagship project of special economic zone in the Eastern Provinces of Thailand and paid a site visit to Food Innopolis which was regarded as a comprehensive R&D solution provider for food innovation at Thailand Science Park in Pathum Thani Province. The Polish delegates showed lots of attention and commended on Thailand’s potential as an important world’s food production base including progress and development plan Thailand pursued to promote competitiveness and quality of food industry. Since both Thailand and Poland share in common strong capacity and potentials in agricultural and food sectors, as well as goals and policies which accommodate and complement to each other, opportunities in our bilateral trade and investment are still plenty and full of prospect, as well as the sharing and exchanges of knowledge and technology in the sectors of mutual interest.
    Jun 28, 2018
  • Thai American Friendship Project (TAFP) 2018 volunteers’ mission has started
    Thai American Friendship Project (TAFP) 2018 volunteers’ mission has started
    On June 19 2018, the Royal Thai Consulate-General organized an orientation for volunteers of Thai American Friendship Project (TAFP). The project is made possible through cooperation among the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Tourism Authority of Thailand Los Angeles Office, and Rangsit University. This year marks its second year to send second generation of Thai-American volunteers as an English teacher to 5 provinces of Thailand for a period of 2 months.
    Jun 27, 2018
  • ASEAN Food and Cultural Festival 2018 in Brasilia
    ASEAN Food and Cultural Festival 2018 in Brasilia
    On 23 June 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy in Brasilia, in collaboration with Embassies of ASEAN Member States in Brasilia (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Singapore and Viet Nam), organized ASEAN Food and Cultural Festival 2018 at the Embassy of Indonesia. The event consisted of cultural shows, ASEAN Fashion show, ASEAN quiz and booths in which each Member State promoted its food, tourism and products. For Thailand, Thai food such as Pad Thai, food ingredients as well as clothes were on sale. Mauy Thai from the Confederação Brasileira de Muaythai Tradicional was demonstrated during cultural show.
    Jun 27, 2018
  • Thai National Team Athletes Joined the 2018 Yonex Canada Open in Calgary, Alberta between 19-24 June
    Thai National Team Athletes Joined the 2018 Yonex Canada Open in Calgary, Alberta between 19-24 June
    The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver, together with Thai Trade Centre in Vancouver, Royal Thai Consulate-General in Edmonton (Honorary), Alberta Thai-Canadian Association in Calgary, and Alberta Thai Association in Edmonton, invited members of the Thai communities and friends of Thailand to welcome and support the Thai national team athletes from the Badminton Association of Thailand and the SCG Badminton Academy during their participation to Yonex Canada Open in Calgary, Alberta between 19-24 June 2018. On this occasion, Mr. Nontawat Chandrtri, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver hosted dinner to congratulate the Thai Badminton team for their successful participation to the 2018 Yonex Canada Open and Mr. Suttichat Nilkuha, Director of Thai Trade Centre, hosted lunch for the team during their visit to Vancouver on 23 June 2018.
    Jun 26, 2018
  • The 5th Destination Thailand festival at Pai Northern Thai Kitchen in Toronto.
    The 5th Destination Thailand festival at Pai Northern Thai Kitchen in Toronto.
    On 21 June 2018 – 16.00 hrs. Maris Sangiampongsa, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada, together with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Toronto, and Thai Trade Centre, Toronto, organized a Launch Reception to celebrate the 5th Destination Thailand festival at Pai Northern Thai Kitchen in Toronto. Ambassador Maris teamed up with a Celebrity Chef, Nuit Nongluck, the owner of Pai, to demonstrate how to make Gung Pad Kaprao or stir-fired shrimp basil, one of the most a popular Thai dishes, in front of nearly 50 guests who were very interested in the cooking demonstration. During the reception, Ambassador warmly welcomed the guests while promoting Thainess through Thai food. He also pointed out that Thailand is not only a holiday destination but also a country where many opportunities can be developed between Canada and Thailand in the levels of government, business and people connections.
    Jun 26, 2018
  • The Muay Boran Demonstration in honour of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of Astana City
    The Muay Boran Demonstration in honour of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of Astana City
    In honour of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of Astana City, the Federation of Muaythai in Kazakhstan organized the Mayor of Astana’s cup Muaythai competition at the Congress Hall, Astana on 15 June 2018. In this connection, the Royal Thai Embassy brought Muaythai fighters from “Lanna Fighting Muaythai” of Chieng Mai Province of Thailand to demonstrate the Arts of Muay Boran (ancient Muaythai). Media from Kazakhstan TV, KazSport, and Astana TV recorded and broadcasted the event.
    Jun 26, 2018
  • Thai Night Market and Thai Night Street Food
    Thai Night Market and Thai Night Street Food
    On 22 June 2018 H.E. Mr Komate Kamalanavin, Ambassador of Thailand to the United Arab Emirates, presided over the opening ceremony of the Thai Night Market and Thai Night Street Food which was jointly organized with the Thai Women’s Circle in Abu Dhabi.
    Jun 25, 2018