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  • Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized Thailand Corner at Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL)
    Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized Thailand Corner at Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL)
    On 14 September 2018, Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver organized Thailand Corner at Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) in Nanaimo, British Columbia. To officially open the Thailand Corner, Mr. Nontawat Chandrtri, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver, gave welcoming remarks and jointly cut the ribbon with His Worship Bill McKay – Mayor of Nanaimo, Mr. Anthony Martin – Library Manager, Mr. Dale Lindsay – Director of Community Development, Mr. Chris Barfoot – Cultural Coordinator (on behalf of Mr. Chris Sholberg – Community & Cultural Planning), Ms. Rebecca Kirk – Board of Directors – Chair, Stakeholder Engagement at Nanaimo Deep Discovery Association – Ocean Discovery Centre and Mrs. Thipayakarn Chandrtri – spouse of Consul-General. This was followed by the books presentation ceremony from the Consul-General to Mr. Anthony Martin, who represented the Library.
    Sep 26, 2018
  • ASEAN Committee in Kuwait and Saud N. Al-Sabah Kuwait Diplomatic Institute co-organised a seminar on ASEAN
    ASEAN Committee in Kuwait and Saud N. Al-Sabah Kuwait Diplomatic Institute co-organised a seminar on ASEAN
    On 17 September 2018, ASEAN Committee in Kuwait (ACK) and Saud N. Al-Sabah Kuwait Diplomatic Institute co-organised a seminar on entitled, “Getting to know more about ASEAN : A Community of Opportunities”, at the Crowne Plaza hotel. About 165 guests attended the event.
    Sep 26, 2018
  • Thai Biopharmaceuticals Experts’ Visit to the Republic of Cuba 8 - 14 September 2018
    Thai Biopharmaceuticals Experts’ Visit to the Republic of Cuba 8 - 14 September 2018
    The Royal Thai Embassy in Mexico, concurrent with Cuba, led a delegation comprising doctors, pharmacists and biotechnology engineers from the Department of Medical Services (DMS), Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)/National Biopharmaceutical Facility (NBF), Health Systems Research Institute (HSRI), Mahidol University (MU), Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS), Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA, MoPH, to visit Cuba in order to learn from Cuba and seek cooperation in biopharmaceutical and clinical trial fields between Thailand and Cuba.
    Sep 26, 2018
  • ACK Chairmanship’s handover ceremony from Indonesia to Thailand
    ACK Chairmanship’s handover ceremony from Indonesia to Thailand
    On 19 September 2018, H.E. Tatang Budie Utama Razak, Ambassador of Indonesia to the State of Kuwait officially handed over the ASEAN Committee in Kuwait (ACK) Chairmanship to H.E. Dusit Manapan, Ambassador of Thailand in the ceremony held at the Embassy of Indonesia in Kuwait. The ACK chairmanship of Thailand began since July 2018 and will last at the end of December 2019.
    Sep 21, 2018
  • Ambassador of Thailand to Kuwait gave an interview to Hala Kuwait programme
    Ambassador of Thailand to Kuwait gave an interview to Hala Kuwait programme
    On 16 September 2018, H.E. Mr. Dusit Manapan, Ambassador of Thailand to Kuwait gave an interview to Hala Kuwait programme. The Ambassador talked about the ASEAN Committee in Kuwait (ACK) seminar, to be held on 17 September 2018 at the Crowne Plaza hotel. The seminar is part of ACK activities, organised to raise awareness and profile of ASEAN in the host country. The interview also included bilateral relations between Thailand and Kuwait and tourism in Thailand. The interview lasted about 15 minutes and was on air on 18 September 2018 on KTV1.
    Sep 21, 2018
  • Royal Thai Consulate-General in Kolkata was organized a book handover ceremony at University of Calcutta (Alipore Campus).
    Royal Thai Consulate-General in Kolkata was organized a book handover ceremony at University of Calcutta (Alipore Campus).
    On Tuesday 14th August 2018, a book handover ceremony was organized at University of Calcutta (Alipore Campus). The ceremony was presided by Prof. Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee, Vice-Chancellor, Mr. Dipak Kumar Kar, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lipi Ghosh, Head of the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, and Ms. Venus Asawapoom, Acting Consul-General. A number of professors and students from the University of Calcutta attended the ceremony.
    Sep 21, 2018
  • ASEAN Business Forum in Valencia
    ASEAN Business Forum in Valencia
    On 13 September 2018, the ASEAN Committee in Madrid (ACM), comprising of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, organized ASEAN Business Forum in Valencia in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce of Valencia. The activity aimed at creating awareness of ASEAN economic potentials among Spanish private sectors as well as promoting trade and investment relations between the ASEAN and Spain. More than 70 representatives from private sectors, especially in Valencia and nearby cities, participated in the Business Forum.
    Sep 18, 2018
  • Special Lecture by Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce of Thailand and former Director - General of World Trade Organization and former Secretary General of UNCTAD
    Special Lecture by Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce of Thailand and former Director - General of World Trade Organization and former Secretary General of UNCTAD
    On 13 September 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy in Vienna in cooperation with the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria organized a special talk titled," Challenges and Future Prospects of Multilateralism and Multilateral Trading System" by Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce of Thailand and former Director General of World Trade Organization. The seminar was well attended by 80 -100 participants from the diplomatic community, NGOs, think tanks as well as representatives from the public and educational institutes.
    Sep 17, 2018
  • Special Lecture on “Global Economic Outlook: Brexit and Trade Wars” by Dr. Supachai Panitchphakdi
    Special Lecture on “Global Economic Outlook: Brexit and Trade Wars” by Dr. Supachai Panitchphakdi
    On 12 September 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University, organised a Special Lecture on “Global Economic Outlook: Brexit and Trade Wars” by Dr. Supachai Panitchphakdi at the Institute of Economic Studies, Prague. The Lecture was opened by His Excellency Mr. Martin Tlapa, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Dr. Martin Gregor, Director of the Institute of Economic Studies, gave a welcoming remark and Ms. Nattanipa Burusapat, Charge d’ Affaires of the Royal Thai Embassy, gave an introductory remark. There were more than 70 people attending the Lecture from diplomatic corps, academia, private sector and media in the Czech Republic.
    Sep 17, 2018
  • Special Lecture on “Talent, Kindness and Morality lead to Country’s Development” by Dr. Danai Janjaochai
    Special Lecture on “Talent, Kindness and Morality lead to Country’s Development” by Dr. Danai Janjaochai
    On Thursday 13 September 2018, the Anti-Corruption Center (ACC) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a special lecture on “Talent, Kindness and Morality lead to Country’s Development” by Dr. Danai Janjaochai from 14:40 – 16:00 hrs. at Naratip auditorium, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Around 90 representatives from other Ministries’ ACC and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs attended the special lecture.
    Sep 18, 2018