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Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean

Opening remark of Foreign Minister Tansak Patimapagorn



Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the Royal Thai Government, I am honoured to open this Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean.

Irregular Migration

United States committed to support efforts to solve Rohingya problems

The US on Friday said it has commitment to support an effort of regional governments to tackle the migration problem in the Indian..

Myanmar 'sincerely' trying to stop trafficking, delegates tell Bangkok meeting

BANGKOK: Myanmar has refused to be singled out for the migrant crisis that is currently dogging the Southeast Asia region.

Death camps: US prepared to assist with forensic investigation

The United States is prepared to assist Malaysian police with the forensic investigation into the mass graves and death camps in..

corruption scandal

Sports Minister: FAM should support corruption-free FIFA

The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) should stay away from corrupt practices in football and support a FIFA presidential..

Rice

Thailand to celebrate 'Rice and Farmer's Day' in June

Rice Department will celebrate "Rice and Farmer's Day" on June 5 by introducing seven new breeds of rice. The new rice strains..

New Zealand-Asean relationship

New Zealand foresees even stronger relationship with Asean after 40th anniversary

To mark the 40th anniversary of New Zealand's relationship with the Asean community and the..

Economic

FPO expects 3.7% growth

THE Fiscal Policy Office expects the economy to expand by 3.7 per cent this year provided no less..

Asia-Pacific

ADB, UN suggest strategies towards Millennium Development Goals

The Asia-Pacific region has been praised for leading the world in the drive to achieve the..

Shopping online

Central's online shopping unit plans Bt1-billion investment over 5 years

COL Plc, an online shopping unit of Central Group, is allocating more than Bt1 billion over the next..

Export

Growth an uphill task for Thai exports for 3 years



Despite the weakening baht, Thailand's exports still face high risk of negative growth for three..


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FORMER PRIME MINISTER Thaksin Shinawatra - who escaped criminal punishment in Thailand by fleeing..

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The Service restaurant in Chiang Mai, The Service 1921, takes over the old British Consulate and..

CAT & NAT

Thailand's concert promoter Ultimate 7 Corporation brings two leading J-Rock bands Heidi and Defspiral to Bangkok on May 30. They will battle on stage at 8pm at Live House Studio Bangkok JJ Green near.. Read more

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As part of la fete 2015, Compagnie 14:20..

As part of la fete 2015, Compagnie 14:20 performs "Notte", blending magic, juggling, music and video art, at Chulalongkorn University's Sodsai Pantoomkomol Centre for Dramatic Arts on June 13, 7.30pm...

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