Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development World

Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and US Ambassador to Thailand Michael George DeSombre have agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two nations in COVID-19 vaccine development in Thailand.
Thailand adjusts rice strategy to improve competitiveness World

Thailand adjusts rice strategy to improve competitiveness

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has pledged to speed up adjustment of the country’s rice strategy as quickly as possible as the industry is facing an array of challenges, including a strong baht and rising production costs.
Thailand approves large-scale projects to spur economy World

Thailand approves large-scale projects to spur economy

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BoI) recently approved five large-scale projects with a total investment value of 41.83 billion THB (1.34 billion USD) in an effort to reactivate economic drivers after the country began easing lockdown measures.
Thailand aims to attract more foreign investment during COVID-19 World

Thailand aims to attract more foreign investment during COVID-19

To cope with the adverse impact of COVID-19 on foreign investment, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Somkid Jatusripitak, has assigned the Board of Investment (BOI) to fine-tune its work by highlighting the strengths of the country to attract more foreign investors.
Thailand aims to lure investment in agriculture World

Thailand aims to lure investment in agriculture

Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has urged the Board of Investment (BoI) to make tax incentives and investment packages more attractive to foreign agri-businesses to turn Thailand into an investment hub for CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) countries.
Thailand promotes trade to support exports World

Thailand promotes trade to support exports

Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce plans to cooperate with the private sector to promote trade in 16 countries to boost export growth in 2020, according to a local official.
ADMM Plus focuses on security matters ASEAN

ADMM Plus focuses on security matters

The ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Plus opened in Bangkok, Thailand on November 18 under the chair of Thai Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan.
ASEAN optimistic about finalisation of RCEP ASEAN

ASEAN optimistic about finalisation of RCEP

The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its six trading partners remain optimistic about making a breakthrough on the long-delayed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit.
Thai Deputy PM inspects Phuket airport project site World

Thai Deputy PM inspects Phuket airport project site

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has visited Phuket and followed up on the progress of the second Phuket airport project in Phang Nga, designed to accommodate over 5.5 million passengers yearly.