Australia backs Thailand’s bid to seal RCEP ASEAN

Australia backs Thailand’s bid to seal RCEP

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has supported a Thai bid to seal the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to bolster trade, Deputy Government Spokesman Werachon Sukondhapatipak said on June 28.
Thailand, Japan look to push collaboration World

Thailand, Japan look to push collaboration

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha assured his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe that the national political situation has stabilised and Thai-Japanese collaboration efforts will continue uninterrupted.
RCEP negotiations continued in Australia World

RCEP negotiations continued in Australia

Representatives from countries in the Asia-Pacific region gathered in Melbourne, Australia on June 27 for negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit Politics

PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had separate meetings with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22.
Thailand: Nearly 10,000 policemen deployed for ASEAN Summit World

Thailand: Nearly 10,000 policemen deployed for ASEAN Summit

About 10,000 policemen will be posted at various spots to ensure safety for ASEAN leaders who will attend the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22-23, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of national security affairs Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan said on June 17.
Thai PM meets with World Bank Research Team World

Thai PM meets with World Bank Research Team

The World Bank has reassured support for Thailand’s business sector since the government has conducted bureaucratic reforms to facilitate businesses, reduce costs while the country’s ranking on difficulties versus eases in doing business has improved.
26 parties secure seats at Thailand’s lower house World

26 parties secure seats at Thailand’s lower house

Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) announced on May 8 the list of 149 member of parliaments (MPs), with 26 political parties entering the House of Representatives of the National Assembly following the March 24 general election.
Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned World

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned

The coronation of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn – Rama X officially kicked off at the Grand Palace on May 4, which observes the beginning of the 10th king of Thailand’s Chakri dynasty.
Thailand, Cambodia reopens railway lines after 45-year hiatus World

Thailand, Cambodia reopens railway lines after 45-year hiatus

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen co-presided over the inauguration of a friendship bridge and the reopening of railway lines connecting Aranyaprathet district in Thailand's eastern Sa Kaeo province and Poipet city in Cambodia's Banteay Meanchey province.