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Thailand and USA to Sign the 2012 Joint Vision Statement

Thailand and the United States will sign the 2012 Joint Vision Statement for the Thai-U.S. Defense Alliance. Preparations are now underway for the visit of President Barack Obama to Thailand. The Cabinet, during its meeting on November 12, assigned the Ministry of Defense to work out the joint vision statement. The Minister of Defense will […]Read More


Australia: Drug haul ‘came from Thailand’

Australian police have seized half a billion dollars’ worth of crystal methamphetamine and heroin after smashing a Hong Kong-linked international drugs syndicate. Police raided sites in Sydney on Monday, arresting seven after finding 306 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and 252kg of heroin worth a total of US$525 million (Bt16.53 billion). Read more: The NationRead More


Thailand, Germany to speed up free trade agreement

Thailand and Germany have agreed to accelerate negotiations to conclude a free trade agreement between Thailand and the European Union (EU) as a key mechanism to boost mutual trade and investment. The decision was made during Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery on Wednesday, the first day […]Read More


Cambodia, Thailand to redeploy troops at Preah Vihear on July

PHNOM PENH, July 13 — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his Thai counterpart Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday that Phnom Penh will reduce its troops at the border region near Preah Vihear Temple on Wednesday under the International Court of Justice (JCJ) order, while Thailand is considering redeploying its troops as well. Ms Yingluck was […]Read More


Thailand, Cambodia discussing Preah Vihear landmine removal

Thailand and Cambodia are discussing the removal of land mines at the border area near Preah Vihear Temple, not troop withdrawal, Defence Minister Sukampol Suwannathat said Friday. “At this juncture, the two countries have only agreed to remove landmines, not the redeployment of troops,” he said, referring to the second Joint Working Group Meeting in […]Read More


Thailand-Cambodia’s transportation opens up for public

BANGKOK, 14 June 2012 (NNT) – Thailand and Cambodia have joined hands to share and provide transportation to the general public of both countries and to support businesses between the two sides. Mr. Charupong Ruangsuwan, Minister of Transport, along with H.E. Tram Iv Tek, Minister for Public Works and Transport of Cambodia have officially opened […]Read More


Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan to visit Thailand from June

BANGKOK, 6 June 2012 (NNT) – His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan is scheduled to pay an official visit to Thailand as guest of the Thai government from June 25-27. The visit will be part of the royal week-long Southeast Asian tour including Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, where His Imperial Highness will pay […]Read More