Activities


08.07 Representatives from Royal Thai Embassy attended Yazaki Summer Camp 2012

On 7 August 2012, Mr. Yordying Supasri, First Secretary, and Mr. Thatree Luengtreeroj, Cultural Officer, attended the party of Yazaki Summer Camp 2012 project held by Yazaki Cooperation at Shizuoka prefecture. In this project, there were 44 youths from Thailand among total of 304 participants from 33 countries. The objective of this year’ camp was to instill youth with the awareness of environmental problems as well as disaster management.Yazaki Cooperation mainly produces electrical wires and power generators for automobile companies such as Toyota and General Motors. It has several factories around the world. In Thailand, there are more than 7,000 employees and 3 factories in Samut Prakarn province, Chachoengsao province, and Phitsanulok province.On 7 August 2012, Mr. Yordying Supasri, First Secretary, and Mr. Thatree Luengtreeroj, Cultural Officer, attended the party of Yazaki Summer Camp 2012 project held by Yazaki Cooperation at Shizuoka prefecture. In this project, there were 44 youths from Thailand among total of 304 participants from 33 countries. The objective of this year’ camp was to instill youth with the awareness of environmental problems as well as disaster management.Yazaki Cooperation mainly produces electrical wires and power generators for automobile companies such as Toyota and General Motors. It has several factories around the world. In Thailand, there are more than 7,000 employees and 3 factories in Samut Prakarn province, Chachoengsao province, and Phitsanulok province.

08.05 Representatives of Embassy observed the 11th Muay Thai Wave from YOKOHAMA

 On 5 August 2012, Hamakko Muay Thai Gym organized the 11th Muay Thai Wave from YOKOHAMA at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse’s hall with many competitions between Japanese and Thai Muay Thai boxers.In this occasion, CAPT. Yongyut Phrompromrach, Naval Attache, presented the trophy, on behalf of the Ambassador, to the awarded boxers. Other Embassy officers also observed the competitions.Hamakko Muay Thai Gym has held the Muay Thai Wave for 11 times. This event encourages the promotion of Thai culture to Japanese public.  The Royal Thai Embassy has provided support as well as trophy for the event annually.On 5 August 2012, Hamakko Muay Thai Gym organized the 11th Muay Thai Wave from YOKOHAMA at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse’s hall with many competitions between Japanese and Thai Muay Thai boxers.In this occasion, CAPT. Yongyut Phrompromrach, Naval Attache, presented the trophy, on behalf of the Ambassador, to the awarded boxers. Other Embassy officers also observed the competitions.Hamakko Muay Thai Gym has held the Muay Thai Wave for 11 times. This event encourages the promotion of Thai culture to Japanese public.  The Royal Thai Embassy has provided support as well as trophy for the event annually.  

07.31 JTA Evening Cool Party 2012

On 31 July 2012, Japan-Thailand Association (JTA) and the Embassy jointly organized the annual Evening Cool Party at Gofukubashi Club, Tokyo.  Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul and representatives from the Embassy and other Thai offices in Tokyo, including leading Japanese businessmen and VIP who have connection with Thailand, altogether 150 people, joined the event.Mr. Teisuke Kitayama, Chairman of JTA, and the Ambassador gave opening speeches, mentioning the long-lasting close relationship of Thailand and Japan and reaffirming the commitment to strengthening the ties of both nations to the future.  At the same time, the Ambassador emphasized the Royal Thai Government’s water management policy and economic partnership enhancement opportunities.The event not only allowed for opinion exchange and meeting between Thai diplomats and Japanese private sector but also promoted Thai culture through a variety of Thai cuisine and Thai traditional music performed by the Embassys Thai musical ensemble.On 31 July 2012, Japan-Thailand Association (JTA) and the Embassy jointly organized the annual Evening Cool Party at Gofukubashi Club, Tokyo.  Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul and representatives from the Embassy and other Thai offices in Tokyo, including leading Japanese businessmen and VIP who have connection with Thailand, altogether 150 people, joined the event. Mr. Teisuke Kitayama, Chairman of JTA, and the Ambassador gave opening speeches, mentioning the long-lasting close relationship of Thailand and Japan and reaffirming the commitment to strengthening the ties of both nations to the future.  At the same time, the Ambassador emphasized the Royal Thai Government’s water management policy and economic partnership enhancement opportunities.The event not only allowed for opinion exchange and meeting between Thai diplomats and Japanese private sector but also promoted Thai culture through a variety of Thai cuisine and Thai traditional music performed by the Embassys Thai musical ensemble.

07.30 Thai Government donated for North Kyushu flood

The Thai government donated 14.5 million yen (5.8 million baht) to the four prefectures in North Kyushu (Kumamoto, Oita, Fukuoka, and Saga) hit by the flood from 12 July 2012 to show the country’s concern for Japan.Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul visited the governors of Kumamoto, Oita and Fukuoka during 30-31 July 2012 to deliver the donations as follows:1) On 30 July 2012, 11.00 hrs., the Ambassador paid a courtesy visit to Mr. Ikuo Kabashima, Kumamoto Governor, and delivered a 5-million-yen cheque.The Royal Thai government has donated 14.5 million yen (5.8 million baht) flood relief to the four prefectures in Northern Kyushu (Kumamoto, Oita, Fukuoka, and Saga) heavily hit by the floods following by torrential rainfall on 12 July 2012 as a symbolic token underscored the close ties between the two countries.In this regard, H.E. Virasakdi Futrakul, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, visited Kumamoto, Oita and Fukuoka during 30-31 July 2012 and met the Governors of each prefecture to present the said donations which have been allocated as follows:1) On 30 July 2012, 11.00 hrs., the Ambassador paid a courtesy call on Mr. Ikuo Kabashima, Kumamoto Governor, and presented a 5-million-yen cheque.2) On 30 July 2012, 16.30 hrs., the Ambassador paid a courtesy call on Mr. Katsusada Hirose, Oita Governor, and presented a 4-million-yen cheque.3) On 31 July 2012, 14.00 hrs., the Ambassador paid a courtesy call on Mr. Hiroshi Ogawa, Fukuoka Governor, and presented a 4-million-yen cheque.Upon the visits, both sides emphasized the strong ties of Thailand and Japan at all levels, from Royal Family level to people level, in particular the assistance to one another in times of need including the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan and severe flood in Thailand in 2011.    The financial assistance to Japan during this tough time indeed underscored their strong bond of friendship.As for Saga Prefecture, the Royal Thai Embassy will deliver the separate donation of 1.5 million yen through Japan Red Cross Society.

07.29 Thai Junior Football Team visited the Residence

On July 29, 2012, on behalf of the Embassy, Minister-Counsellor Pattarat Hongtong, gave a moral support to 12-year-old Thai junior football team at the Saitama International Junior Football Tournament 2012.  In the following day, special lunch and overview history of the Residence were provided to the youth football team at the Residence.  

07.27 Tokugawa Museum donated for Wat Arun Rajwararam’s Buddha images restoration

On 27 July 2012, Mr. Narimasa Tokugawa, Tokugawa Museum Chief Director, met Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul at the Embassy to donate 1 million yen for Buddha images restoration at Wat Arun Rajwararam, which were damaged by the flood last year.

07.25 Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives visited Ambassador

On 25 July 2012, Mr. Chalit Dhamrongsak, Deputy Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, led a group of senior officers from the Ministry to pay a courtesy visit to Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul at the Residence. The group also learned about Japan’s economy and agriculture as they were in Japan to attend Sub-committee meetings concerning agriculture area under Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement (JTEPA). Representatives from Thailand’s Office of Agricultural Affairs in Japan also attended.

07.24 Participants of Children’s International Festa 2012 visited Residence

 On 24 July 2012, Mme Aumaporn Futrakul, Ambassadors spouse, and the Embassy officers introduced Thailand through a lecture, Thai tourism DVD, traditional play, and quiz to 11 primary school students and their parents.Their visit to the Residence was a part of Foreign Culture Studies Program for the 4th Children’s International Festa on 25-26 August 2012 at Ebisu Garden Place. This is the second time the Embassy had supported the activity to promote Thailand. On 24 July 2012, Mme Aumaporn Futrakul, Ambassadors spouse, and the Embassy officers introduced Thailand through a lecture, Thai tourism DVD, traditional play, and quiz to 11 primary school students and their parents.Their visit to the Residence was a part of Foreign Culture Studies Program for the 2nd Children’s International Festa on 25-26 August 2012 at Ebisu Garden Place. This is the second time the Embassy had supported the activity to promote Thailand.  

07.21 King Prajadhipok’s Institute Council visited Residence

On July 21, 2012, Shinagawa Ward’s staff gave a lecture on disaster prevention and flood control to members of the King Prajadhipok’s Institute Council, who were on a study trip in Japan.  Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul hosted a luncheon for them at the Residence. The members of delegation included General Sirindra Dhupklum, Professor Dr. Borwornsak Uwanno and Professor Dr. Wissanu Kreangam.

07.26 Ambassador’s spouse gave lecture on Thailand-Japan relations at Gunma Prefectural Women’s University

On 26 June 2012, upon an invitation from the Goi Peace Foundation, Mme Aumaporn Futrakul, Ambassador’s spouse, gave a lecture on Thailand-Japan relations at Gunma Prefectural Women’s University.  The audience of 120 included students from the Faculty of International Communication and general public, who actively participated in Q&A discussion period afterwards.  The Ambassador’s spouse also had a talk with Mr. Fujio Hamaguchi, the rector of the university in this occasion.


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