Wednesday January 17, 2018 00:17

KINGDOM Press Releases

Photo Release: Thailands visitor arrivals surge to 34 million, exceeds annual target Lifestyle—26 Dec 17

The Thai tourism industry is poised to hit yet another new record after the arrival of Thailand's 34 millionth visitor and 1.81 trillion baht (US$ 50 billion) for the full calendar year 2017. Ms. Yu-Chen Wang, the 34 millionth arrival to the Kingdom in

Government of Japan to Invest US$50 million in Global Financing Facility to Accelerate Progress on Universal Health Coverage Stcoks—15 Dec 17

TOKYO, JAPAN--15 Dec--World Bank
Japan joins Canada, Norway, the United Kingdom, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and MSD for Mothers as GFF Trust Fund Investors

TOKYO, JAPAN – The Government of Japan announced today that it was contributing US$50 million to the Global Financing Facility in support of Every Woman Every Child (GFF), a country-led model of development finance that brings together multiple sources of financing in a synergistic way to support countries' priorities.

This first commitment to the GFF Trust Fund by the Government of Japan was announced today at the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Forum 2017. Contributions to the GFF Trust Fund will help countries close the financing gap for reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition, accelerate progress on UHC, and reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

"As part of the pledge made by Prime Minister Abe this morning, Japan will provide US$30 million to the GFF Trust Fund … ," said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Japan Taro Aso. He also announced that Japan was ready to contribute another US$20 million to GFF, upon confirming a further increase in its effect of mobilizing concessional funds from the World Bank Group, including from its International Development Association (IDA).

Chiang Mais Dhara Dhevi signs up for meetinthailand.com General—14 Dec 17

Following July's nationwide launch of Thailand's most comprehensive MICE and wedding platform – meetinthailand.com by IMAGE asia – the channel continues to grow, signing up ever more businesses all over the Kingdom. The company's latest

Celebrate a Miracle December in SEA LIFE Bangkoks mermaid kingdom Enjoying the spectacular King Lifestyle—08 Dec 17

When December is calling, and the breezy festive holidays are approaching, every Bangkokian sets out on the search for a perfect place to spend the merriest time. SEA LIFE Bangkok, the world-class aquarium conveniently located at B1-2 fl of Siam Paragon

Photo Release: 85th anniversary of the Great Famine (Holodomor) in General—08 Dec 17

H.E. Mr. Andrii Beshta, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Thailand and H.E. Mrs. Donica Pottie, Ambassador of Canada to the Kingdom of Thailand, held the commemoration of the "25th Anniversary of the Great Famine (Holodomor) in Ukraine" that took

Editage Sends Asian Journal Editors to Europe General—22 Nov 17

Editage sponsored travel grants for journal editors from Asia to attend the European conference of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) in London, United Kingdom. Michael Willis, President, ISMTE felicitated the winners of

IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho Stcoks—21 Nov 17

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's

Thai-Licious Journey Two web series to showcase more delightful culinary Lifestyle—06 Nov 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has hosted Chef Andy Ricker, one of the United States' most celebrated chefs of Thai cuisine and Thailand's first Amazing Thailand Culinary Ambassador, to the kingdom to film the second season of the popular

Photo Release: Celebrate the Independence#s Day of Ukraine General—01 Nov 17

H.E. Mr. Andrii Beshta, Ukraine Ambassador of Thailand, recently hosted a dinner party to celebrate the "26th Anniversary of Independence of Ukraine and 25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Ukraine and the Kingdom of Thailand" with Dr.

Loy Krathong At Kantary Bay Hotel, Rayong Lifestyle—30 Oct 17

On November 3 at Kantary Bay Hotel, Rayong, we join the entire Kingdom of Thailand in celebrating Loy Krathong – one of the year's most eagerly awaited festivals. Thai people will visit lakes and rivers to float beautifully crafted krathongs.

Jetstar Asia Tops the Table in Punctuality Local LCC is the only Asia Pacific airline to attain Lifestyle—20 Oct 17

Jetstar Asia has attained the top ranking for its punctuality amongst all Asia Pacific airlines, achieving a five-star rating in OAG's biannual on-time performance report. Based in the United Kingdom, digital flight data analyst OAG, released its

Thailand Tourism Awards 2017 honours 110 Thai tourism enterprises Lifestyle—29 Sep 17

The Thailand Tourism Awards 2017, which recognise contributions from enterprises that upgraded the quality, professionalism and service standards of Thailand's largest foreign exchange earning sector, honoured 110 Thai companies with the kingdom's

เผยภาพเหล่านักแสดงรุ่นถัดไปของ AVATAR ภาคต่อ พร้อมฉาย ธันวาคม 2020 บันเทิง—28 Sep 17

20th Century Fox ได้เผยภาพล่าสุดของเผ่านักแสดงจากภาพยนตร์ภาคต่อของ AVATAR ซึ่งกำลังสำรวจแพนดอร่า - โลกแห่งAVATAR ภายในสวน Disney's Animal Kingdom เพื่อสร้างแรงบันดาลใจ การถ่ายทำภาพยนตร์ขณะนี้เริ่มต้นขึ้นที่หาดแมนฮัตตัน แคลลิฟอร์เนียร์ เมื่อวันจันทร์ที่

China#s four memorial ceremonies, Wen, Wu, Yan and Huang, showcase the heritage of Chinese General—26 Sep 17

A grand ceremony celebrating the 3,156th anniversary of Jiang Ziya's birth was held in Linzi District, Zibo, Shandong Province, on September 12, 2017. Zibo is the capital of the former Qi Kingdom. Thousands of Jiang Ziya's descendants from around the

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Reveals History of the Royal Agricultural Station General—13 Sep 17

As an Instructor at Devawongse Varopakarn Institute of Foreign Affairs (DVIFA), the training academy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, David Smith has been invited to visit Angkhang, the birthplace of the Royal hill tribe

Thailand Pivots Digital Strategies and Seeks to Grow Tech Sector with an Impact on IT—21 Sep 17

Thailand is rolling out a digitally-fueled effort to enhance its economy and boost competitiveness. The current aim for the nation is to become Southeast Asia's leader for all things digital. And the Kingdom's Ministry for Digital Economy and Society is

Thousands of Descendants of Jiang Ziya From Around the World Visit Linzi to Pay Respects to Their General—20 Sep 17

A grand ceremony celebrating the 3,156th anniversary of Jiang Ziya's birth was held at Taigong Square in Linzi, Shandong, China, the capital of former Qi Kingdom, on September 12, 2017. Thousands of descendants of Jiang Ziya from around the world

Thailand embarks on a journey to clean the Kingdoms oceans Lifestyle—15 Sep 17

Ko Samet, Rayong – Marking another important milestone in the development of sustainable tourism in the Kingdom of Thailand, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today officially kicked off the "Upcycling the Oceans, Thailand" project during an

National Discovery Museum Institute and Autodesk to Digitize Artefacts from 1,500 Thai IT—12 Sep 17

Initiative will transform the way people worldwide study and interact with the Kingdom's most prized artefacts for generations to come The National Discovery Museum Institute (NDMI) and Autodesk today announced a joint effort to digitize collections from

Hajj 2017: Women Attend in Large Numbers General—07 Sep 17

The annual Hajj pilgrimage unites millions of people in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula – the birthplace of Islam. This year, the Kingdom has welcomed more than 2.35 million people from every culture and corner of the globe, including a large

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Culture and Information: Hajj is the largest peaceful global General—31 Aug 17

The Hejaz valley in Saudi Arabia is the birthplace of Islam and the most celebrated place on earth. For centuries, millions of Muslims have converged in Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage – the world's largest peaceful global gathering. More than

ดร.ประสิทธิ์ ศรีสุวรรณ โกอินเตอร์จากมนุษย์ทองคำ ก้าวสู่ดิจิตอลมันนี่ 4.0 รุกธุรกิจ Blockchain หุ้น—29 Aug 17

"ดร.ประสิทธิ์ ศรีสุวรรณ" โกอินเตอร์ก้าวขึ้นเป็นที่ปรึกษาธุรกิจ FinTech เตรียมคลอดดีลให้บริการ Blockchain ระหว่าง Wi Holding และ China Kingdom Group กลุ่มธุรกิจแถวหน้าของมาเก๊า ซึ่งวางแผนจะระดมทุนรูปแบบ ICO ในต่างประเทศผ่านสกุลเงินดิจิตอล

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS TO PLACE THAILAND A TRUE KINGDOM OF BLEISURE General—25 Aug 17

Pattaya-Hua Hin-Bangkok featured as a perfect setting for business-leisure harmony, where meetings and business events can be more fun and productive turning an ordinary business trip to Thailand a Vibrant Journey to Business Success. Thailand Convention

We Grow Together - PG Celebrates 30 Years in Thailand Says #Innovation, Leadership and Citizenship General—25 Aug 17

Procter and Gamble Thailand – makers of leading consumer brands, including Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Downy, Gillette, Olay, Oral-B, Pampers, and SK-II – is celebrating its 30thyear of operations in the Kingdom of Thailand, with the

Photo Release: Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Welcomes the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Lifestyle—24 Aug 17

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket General Manager Thomas Hain (2nd from left) and Front Office Manager Marck Elmenzo (left), warmly welcomed Mr. Mohammed Ali Lazreq (centre), Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, and his

Photo Release: CELEBRATING INDIAS 70th INDEPENDENCE DAY AT SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, General—17 Aug 17

H.E. Mr. Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi, Ambassador of India to Thailand (4th from left), hosted a reception in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Independence Day of India and the establishment of diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Thailand at the

Photo Release: Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner At Hamiltons Steak House, Dusit Thani General—01 Aug 17

H.E. Glyn Davies, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand was the guest at "Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner" Event at Hamilton Steak's House of Dusit Thani Bangkok. At the event, Benjamin Perera, the hotel's Resident Manager gave a warmth welcome among the

Thailand to promote Eastern Economic Corridor as a premier tourist Lifestyle—18 Jul 17

The Royal Thai Government has identified tourism as one of the four core areas that will help transform the kingdom's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to be the leading economic zone in Southeast Asia. Pattaya, Chon Buri Covering the provinces of Chon

United Kingdom and Canada Contribute to the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman Every Stcoks—12 Jul 17

LONDON – The Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child welcomes the United Kingdom (UK) Department for International Development's first £30 million commitment and the government of Canada's additional Can$20

Thailand Shopping Dining Paradise 2017 receives supports from Air Lifestyle—28 Jun 17

The Thailand Shopping and Dining Paradise 2017, formerly known as the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale, has received support from AirAsia which today organised a 'Top Shopper's shopping challenge aimed at enhancing the kingdom's awareness as a premier