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Thailand placed 4th in ASEAN on the Democracy Index 2020

Thailand has been placed fourth in ASEAN, and 73rd in the world, while categorized as one of the world’s “Flawed Democracies,” on the Democracy Index 2020 by The Economist Intelligence Unit. Malaysia ranks at the world’s 39th position, placing it at the top of ASEAN index, followed by the Philippines at number 55, Indonesia at […]Read More

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Prayut proposes three ways to reboot ASEAN economies

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has proposed three methods, which could be used to revive ASEAN economies post COVID-19, during the ASEAN Summit tele-conference on Friday morning. He urged the regional group to accelerate the implementation of projects under the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025, such as those on green infrastructure development, and […]Read More

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Trump Invites ASEAN Leaders to Special Meeting in US Early

NONTHABURI, Nov 4 (TNA) – ASEAN leaders did not attend the ASEAN-US Summit and sent their foreign ministers there instead, while United States President Donald Trump invited ASEAN leaders to a special meeting in the US early next year. Mr Trump sent Robert O’Brien, US National Security Advisor and Special Presidential Envoy, to the ASEAN-US […]Read More

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PM Prayut reaffirms ASEAN’s active role in tackling climate change

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday said the 10 countries of ASEAN are committed to working with the international community to tackle the challenge of climate change. Addressing the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, Prayut said ASEAN is highly vulnerable to impacts of climate change since most of the population lives along low-lying […]Read More

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Thailand to Host the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

BANGKOK, 22nd July 2019 (NNT) – As Chairman of ASEAN in 2019, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand will host the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (52nd AMM), the Post Ministerial Conferences (PMCs), and related meetings from 29th July to 3rd August 2019 at Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, Bangkok. Foreign […]Read More

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Thailand tops Asean road death table

Thailand’s roads are the deadliest in Southeast Asia and among the worst in the world for vehicle accidents and fatalities, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report released on Friday. The report showed the death rate per 100,000 population in Thailand was 32.7, far ahead of Vietnam which came second at 26.7. Singapore was […]Read More

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PM Prayut vows to push for greater ASEAN connectivity

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today pledged to push for greater connectivity to strengthen business and investments in ASEAN when Thailand assumes the chairmanship of the regional grouping next year. Speaking at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Singapore, General Prayut said as chairman of ASEAN Thailand will work to make the regional grouping an […]Read More

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Thailand prepares to assume ASEAN Chairmanship in 2019

BANGKOK, 19th October 2018, (NNT) – The committee tasked with preparations for Thailand’s chairmanship of ASEAN has laid down a framework to create understanding, and educate the public about the bloc while encouraging all Thais to be good hosts to visitors. Chairman of the committee and Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s office Dr. Kobsak […]Read More