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  • Launching Ceremony of the Thai – Myanmar Joint Survey Team for Production of Orthophoto Maps
    Launching Ceremony of the Thai – Myanmar Joint Survey Team for Production of Orthophoto Maps
    Thailand and Myanmar have achieved another milestone in their joint efforts to establish a clear boundary between the two countries. On 16 - 18 January 2016, technical officers of both sides met in Kawthaung, Tanintharyi Region, Myanmar, to launch the production of orthophoto maps of their border areas, which will serve as an important tool in the boundary survey and demarcation works.
    Feb 15, 2017
  • Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized Thailand Corner at Wood Buffalo Regional Public Library
    Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized Thailand Corner at Wood Buffalo Regional Public Library
    On 8 February 2017, Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver organized Thailand Corner at Wood Buffalo Regional Public Library in Fort McMurray, Alberta. To officially open the Thailand Corner, Ms. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver, gave welcoming remarks and jointly cut the ribbon with Ms. Angela Betts (on behalf of MP Divid Yurdiga), Ms. Carol Christian (on behalf of MLA Bryan Jean), Her Worship Melissa Blake (Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo), Ms. Monica Domingues (Wood Buffalo Regional Library Board Chair), Councillor Allan Vinni, and Ms. Melissa Flett (Director of Wood Buffalo Regional Library) This was followed by the books presentation ceremony from the Consul-General to Ms. Monica Domingues, who represented the Library.
    Feb 14, 2017
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Royal Thai Embassy in Amman hosted a welcoming dinner at the Ambassador’s Residence for Ms. Praya Lundberg, UNHCR’s first Goodwill Ambassador for South East Asia and UNHCR Thailand team
    Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Royal Thai Embassy in Amman hosted a welcoming dinner at the Ambassador’s Residence for Ms. Praya Lundberg, UNHCR’s first Goodwill Ambassador for South East Asia and UNHCR Thailand team
    On 6th February 2017, H.E. Mr. Piriya Khempon, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Royal Thai Embassy in Amman hosted a welcoming dinner at the Ambassador’s Residence for Ms. Praya Lundberg, UNHCR’s first Goodwill Ambassador for South East Asia and UNHCR Thailand team upon their visit to Syrian refugee camps in Jordan from 6-8 February 2017.
    Feb 08, 2017
  • Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Co-Orginized the Annual Event “Of Rice and Roots 2017” at UBC
    Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Co-Orginized the Annual Event “Of Rice and Roots 2017” at UBC
    The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver, led by Mrs. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver, co-organized the annual event “Of Rice and Roots” to showcase Thai culture, culinary, tourism, and Thai imported products on Tuesday 3 February 2017 at AMS Student NEST, University of British Columbia.
    Feb 07, 2017
  • Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver Promoted Education and Research Cooperation with University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
    Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver Promoted Education and Research Cooperation with University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
    On 26 January 2017, Ms. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand, accompanied by Mr. Narat Vidyananda, Deputy Consul-General, met with Dr. Dan Ryan, Acting President, and Vice President of Academic and Provost of University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), and the executive team to promote education and research cooperation between Thailand and Western Canada. The two sides agreed to jointly explore the possibility of establishing a memorandum of understanding, organizing an exchange program for professors, researchers and students, and setting up a dual degree program or an online learning program between UNBC and a Thai university, etc. On this occasion, the university also arranged a visit to the UNBC’s BioEnergy Plant for the Consul-General. This plant generated approximately 85% of an annual energy needed by the university from clean energy of steam power.
    Feb 03, 2017
  • Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized Thailand Corner at Prince George Public Library
    Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized Thailand Corner at Prince George Public Library
    On 27 January 2017, Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver organized Thailand Corner at Prince George Public Library in British Columbia. To officially open the Thailand Corner, Ms. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver, gave welcoming remarks and jointly cut the ribbon with Ms. Tamara Davidson (representative of MP Todd Doherty), Minister Shirley Bond (Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour), Minister Mike Morris (Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General), Mr. Lyn Hall (Mayor of Prince George), Elder Kenora Stewart (representative of Chief Dominic Frederick of Lheidli T'enneh First Nation), Ms. Carolynne Burkholder-James (Board Chair of Prince George Public Library), Ms. Janet Marren (Chief Librarian), and Dr. Dan Ryan (Acting President/Interim Vice President, Academic & Provost of University of Northern British Columbia). This was followed by the books presentation ceremony from the Consul-General to Ms. Carolynne Burkholder-James, who represented Prince George Public Library. Among more than 60 participants to this event were important Canadian politicians at both federal, state and local levels from Prince George, community leaders, local businessmen, students, and the public. Everybody expressed deep appreciation for the donation of books by the Consulate-General and the many interesting activities organized. Activities during the Thailand Corner comprised the following 1) the display of books on various aspects of Thailand such as Thai novel, Thai boxing or Muay Thai, Thai cuisine, Thai architecture, and children tales about Thailand 2) the display of Thai products and handicrafts 3) the exhibit on Thai tourism 4) the demonstration video on Thai dessert 5) the tasting session for Thai food 6) the Thai traditional performance 7) the demonstration of Thai fruit and vegetable carving and 8) the Q&A session about Thailand.
    Feb 01, 2017
  • The Launch of Thai Energy Drink in Brazil
    The Launch of Thai Energy Drink in Brazil
    On 26 January 2016, H.E. Mr. Pitchayaphant Charnbhumidol, Ambassador of Thailand to Brazil, witnessed the launch of Thai energy drink in Brazil. The Carabao company has forged partnership with the Flamengo football club by inaugurating their cooperation at Morro da Urca Ampliteater of Sugar Loft, in Rio de Janeiro.
    Feb 01, 2017
  •  The Royal Thai Embassy in Ottawa, attended the "Ottawa Welcomes the World"
    The Royal Thai Embassy in Ottawa, attended the "Ottawa Welcomes the World"
    On 25 January 2017, Ambassador Vijavat Isarabhakdi, accompanied by Mrs. Wannipa Isarabhakdi, along with officials of the Royal Thai Embassy in Ottawa, attended the "Ottawa Welcomes the World" launch event, hosted by His Worship Mayor Jim Watson and the Ottawa 2017 Bureau, at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park. Numerous Embassies and High Commissions participated in this event.
    Feb 01, 2017
  • Consular Mobile Services for Thai Community at Gua Musang District, Kelantan State on 20-21 January 2017
    Consular Mobile Services for Thai Community at Gua Musang District, Kelantan State on 20-21 January 2017
    The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Kota Bharu, in cooperation with Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC), Sugaikolok Hospital, Narathiwat Provincial Public Health Office, and Department of Provincial Administration, provided the consular mobile services for Thai community at Kamarul Tom Yam restaurant, Gua Musang district, Kelantan State, Malaysia, during 20-21 January 2017.
    Jan 31, 2017
  • Ambassador welcomes the Organizing Committee of the Summer Program for Thai Language and Thai Cultural Classes of Buddharangsee Thai Community Language School
    Ambassador welcomes the Organizing Committee of the Summer Program for Thai Language and Thai Cultural Classes of Buddharangsee Thai Community Language School
    On 30 January 2017, H.E. Mr. Chirachai Punkrasin, Ambassador of Thailand to Australia, welcomed the Organizing Committee and Teachers of the Summer Program for Thai Language and Thai Cultural Classes of Buddharangsee Thai Community Language School in Sydney at the Royal Thai Embassy. Dr. Songsri Foran, Coordinator of the Program, reported the successful result of this year program. Afterward, the Ambassador hosted a luncheon for the group.
    Jan 31, 2017