Wednesday September 27, 2017 01:15

THAIGOVERNMENT Press Releases

Photo Release: Japanese Delegation Visits Hemaraj Industrial Estates to Seek EEC Investment Opportunities General—26 Sep 17

WHA Corporation PCL welcomed a special delegation of over 100 Japanese investors who were in Thailand recently upon the invitation of the Royal Thai government, to mark 130 years of relations between Thailand and Japan. With the goal of exploring

PTT Welcomed Japanese Investors for EECi Site Visit at Wangchan Valley Energy—14 Sep 17

Bangkok--14 Sep--PTT
Promote Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) and attract foreign investments to reinforce Thai government's policy, transforming the country into Thailand 4.0

On 12 September 2017, Mr. Tevin Vongvanich, President and Chief Executive Officer of PTT Public Company Limited (PTT) met with H.E. Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and his accompanying persons to discuss about investment opportunities in the EECi. Today (13 September 2017), Mr. Pailin Chuchotethavorn, Chairman of KVIS Executive Board and VISTEC Council along with PTT executives led a group of 90 investors from leading companies in Japan on a tour to Wangchan Valley, Rayong where PTT and National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology, jointly develop the area into Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi). In accordance with Thailand 4.0 sustainable development's policy, the EECi project aims to foster innovative collaboration between public, private, research and academic sectors both inside and outside the country, transforming Thailand into the nation of Innovation and enhance industrial competitiveness as well as improve local people's quality of life.

To develop a comprehensive innovation ecosystem, PTT had a basic infrastructure ready on this 3,434 rais

Thai government invites over 570 Japanese investors to explore EEC and 10 S-Curve General—13 Sep 17

In celebration of the 130th anniversary of Thailand-Japan diplomatic relations, the Thai government joined force with economic organizations in the public and private sectors in welcoming a delegation of over 570 high-ranking Japanese investors and

Thai government invites over 570 Japanese investors to explore EEC and 10 S-Curve industries To General—13 Sep 17

In celebration of the 130th anniversary of Thailand-Japan diplomatic relations, the Thai government joined force with economic organizations in the public and private sectors in welcoming a delegation of over 570 high-ranking Japanese investors and

UN Human Rights Office urges Thailand to drop cases against women human rights General—08 Aug 17

The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia urges the Thai Government to allow women human rights defenders to conduct their work without fear, and to drop cases against the activists helping to protect community rights. On 27 July, Suphap Kamlae, the

EEC to drive Marine Tourism boom in Thailand#s East Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show to be held 23 - Lifestyle—31 Jul 17

The Thai Government is driving ahead with its Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) plans to develop Thailand's Gulf region into a key business and leisure hub. With expansion of U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport and high speed rail linking Don

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

Thailand Ranks 19th in global FDI Confidence Index on Long-term Economic Potential Foreign Stcoks—06 Jun 17

Thailand's ranking in the A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index 2017 has been improved to 19th ranking thanks to the country's long-term economic potential and committed support from the Thai government, including attractive

Human Rights Office calls on Thailand to end arbitrary arrests and detentions of political General—08 May 17

The United Nations Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) urges the Thai Government to halt the practice of arbitrary detention of political activists, and to immediately release six people recently charged with criticising authorities. On 29

Photo Release: WELCOMING STATE COUNCILOR AND MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENSE OF CHINA TO SHANGRI-LA General—28 Mar 17

H.E. General Chang Wan Quan, State Councilor and Minister of National Defense of the People's Republic of China, and delegation were on an official visit to Thailand as guests of the Royal Thai Government and stayed at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok. Photo

SCG RECONFIRMS COMMITMENT TO MYANMAR WITH SUPPORT FROM THAI GOVERNMENT SCG Joins Business Properties—09 Feb 17

ASEAN's leading business conglomerate, continues to contribute to the growth of Myanmar, as one of the most significant Thai investors in the market. SCG, a member of the Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM) joined His Excellency Dr. Somkid

SCB Gearing Toward #Lifestyle Payment, Launches #SCB Prompt Pay for Prompt Taxi Delivery Service Stcoks—08 Feb 17

Siam Commercial Bank PCL (SCB), with a strong focus on lifestyle payments, has announced the launch of its "SCB Prompt Pay" service to help drive a cashless ecosystem for every lifestyle requirement, in line with the Thai government's policy to foster

Photo Release: KHG joined the Prime Minister, Royal Thai Government and people throughout the General—22 Nov 16

Kingston Hotels Group (KHG) joined the Prime Minister, Royal Thai Government and people throughout the country in singing the royal anthem and taking an oath of loyalty to the late King Kingston Hotels Group (KHG) participated in an oath taking ceremony

RTG Fellowships for Thai Nationals General—18 Nov 16

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand is offering generous academic fellowships to Thai students to pursue Master's and Doctoral degree programs at its pristine campus. It is the vision of the Royal Thai Government (RTG) to prepare the

TCEB STATEMENT: Thai Government Announces End of 30-day Restriction on Public Entertainment and General—09 Nov 16

Following the passing of our beloved King, His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 13 October 2016, Thailand is now in an official period of national mourning. In this regard, some restrictions have been placed on public entertainment and

Photo Release: HAI welcomes HRH Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya to WTM Lifestyle—09 Nov 16

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) welcomed HRH Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya to the THAI stand at World Travel Market (WTM) in London. The Princess is a tourism ambassador and representative of the Royal Thai Government who visited

Thailand to resume festive and entertainment activities from 14 November Lifestyle—02 Nov 16

The Royal Thai Government has announced that when the first 30 days of the mourning period for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej have passed on 14 November, 2016, restrictions on festive celebrations and entertainment venues will be lifted and

Creative Thailand 2016 ready to be launched Lifestyle—17 Oct 16

The Royal Thai Government is introducing the "Creative Thailand 2016" as a showcase of the creative economy concept, the nationwide campaign covering creative people, creative places, and creative products. It will be under the theme "Think Big",

Photo Release: WELCOMING PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA TO SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, General—15 Sep 16

H.E. Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, and delegates were on an official visit to Thailand as guests of the Royal Thai Government and stayed at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok recently and was welcomed on

UN Human Rights Office welcomes Thailand decision to end prosecution of civilians in military General—14 Sep 16

The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) welcomes the decision by the Thai Government to stop prosecuting civilian cases concerning security, sedition and lèse-majeste in military courts, ending a practice introduced after the

Welcoming Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister to Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok Lifestyle—24 Aug 16

H.E. Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, and delegates are on an official visit to Thailand as guests of the Royal Thai Government and stay at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok yesterday (4 Aug). Photo shows: H.E. Dato' Seri

Leading New ICT, Building a Better Connected Power IoT IT—15 Jul 16

Huawei and Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) today co-hosted the Intelligent Power Grid Summit 2016 under the theme "Leading New ICT, Building a Better Connected Intelligent Grid". Over 300 executives including Thai government representatives and

Thailand Raises e-Payment Standards to Global Level Stcoks—14 Jul 16

Electronic Payment or e-Payment may be relatively new for a lot of people but it is fast gaining in popularity due to its convenience and security. The Thai government is jumping on the bandwagon with the launch of its National e-Payment Masterplan to

WELCOMING MYANMAR STATE COUNSELLOR TO SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BANGKOK General—28 Jun 16

H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and delegation were on an official visit to Thailand as guests of the Royal Thai Government and stayed at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok during 23-25 June 2016. The State

CLMVT Forum 2016: Towards a Shared Prosperity At Dusit Thani Bangkok General—28 Jun 16

H.E. Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha presided over the opening ceremony of the "CLMVT Forum 2016: Towards a Shared Prosperity" at Napalai Ballroom of Dusit Thani Bangkok. Organized by the Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government, the forum

UN HumanRights Office welcomes Thailand decision to criminalize torture, enforced General—14 Jun 16

The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) welcomes the decision by the Thai Government to enacta law to criminalize torture and enforced disappearances, and to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from