37th ASEAN Summit concludes on a high note: Thai Ambassador ASEAN

37th ASEAN Summit concludes on a high note: Thai Ambassador

The 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings concluded on a high note, showing the wider region and the world that the COVID-19 pandemic could neither derail ASEAN’s commitments nor delay its plans, affirmed Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Thailand to ASEAN Phasporn Sangasubana.
Thai PM proposes three areas for UN to assist ASEAN World

Thai PM proposes three areas for UN to assist ASEAN

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha proposed three areas which the United Nations (UN) can support ASEAN in addressing the unfinished business and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while addressing the 11th ASEAN-UN Summit held via videoconference on November 15.
Leaders stress need for post-pandemic economic recovery at ASEAN+1 summits World

Leaders stress need for post-pandemic economic recovery at ASEAN+1 summits

Leaders of 10 ASEAN Member States and their partners of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and India discussed measures to boost post-pandemic economic recovery and ensure global supply chains during separated ASEAN Plus One summits held online within the framework of the 37th ASEAN Summit on November 12.
Thai-Chinese high-speed railway boost economy World

Thai-Chinese high-speed railway boost economy

The Thai-Chinese high-speed railway from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima will act as a major spur to the economy, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on October 28. He made the affirmation while presiding over a ceremony at Government House to sign a contract worth 50.63 billion THB (1.62 billion USD) for the Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima section of the route.
Sympathies from Lao, Thai leaders Society

Sympathies from Lao, Thai leaders

Lao and Thai leaders on October 19 sent their sympathies to their Vietnamese counterparts over the losses caused by the recent storms to localities in central Vietnam.
Thailand to focus on socio-economic recovery in the next two years World

Thailand to focus on socio-economic recovery in the next two years

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has underscored that the country’s economic and social development plan over the next two years should focus primarily on community-level economic development, enhancing competitiveness, upgrading human resources and infrastructure development.
Thailand expected to return to normalcy World

Thailand expected to return to normalcy

A panel under Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on August 7 approved proposals for a return to normalcy in the country by allowing schools, sports stadiums, public transport and meals on flights.
Thailand tightens border security to deal with illegal trespassing ASEAN

Thailand tightens border security to deal with illegal trespassing

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on July 31 requested military commanders to step up security measures along the country's borderlines to keep out any suspected trespassers from neighbouring countries in the context that the COVID-19 pandemic continues developing complicatedly.
Thai PM confirms to reshuffle cabinet World

Thai PM confirms to reshuffle cabinet

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on July 9 that he will reshuffle his cabinet, after three ministers resigned from the ruling Palang Pracharat Party (PPRP).
Thailand to set up cyber police bureau World

Thailand to set up cyber police bureau

Thailand will establish a cyber police unit to counter high-tech crimes, with more than 1,700 "cyber police officers" to be stationed across the country to handle computer-related offences, Bangkok Post reported on June 12.
Thailand sees progress in COVID-19 fight World

Thailand sees progress in COVID-19 fight

Thailand sees positive progress in its fight against the COVID-19 as it recorded only one new case in the two consecutive days on May 5 and 6 – the lowest number since March 9.
Thailand considers easing restrictions amid COVID-19 crisis World

Thailand considers easing restrictions amid COVID-19 crisis

Thailand’s National Security Council is expected to present a proposal for the extension of the state of emergency to the Prime Minister on April 27, with some current restrictions to be relaxed to allow some businesses and daily activities to resume amid the COVID-19 crisis.