On 25 August 2010, the Embassy staff attended the Farewell Party of the 22nd Summer Camp in Japan hosted by Yazaki Corporation where the children of Yazaki Corporation’s employees’ children from different countries, including 49 children from Thailand, attending the camp this year. The Yazaki Summer Camp was held during 21 – 27 August 2010. The children from many countries were invited to join the program including visit to Yazaki’s factories and sightseeing in Tokyo and Kamakura. These activities aimed to promote the mutual understanding and cultural exchange for the children.
On 22 August 2010, Royal Thai Embassy organised final examination for the 1st semester of academic year 2010 for non-formal education students in Tokyo. 26 students attended the examination including 2 students in elementary level, 6 students in junior high school level, and 18 students in high school level.
On 10 August 2010, the Royal Thai Embassy, with cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, has organised the exhibition to honour Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s 78th Birthday Anniversary for all Thai resided in Japan at Wat ParNam Japan, Chiba Prefecture. The said exhibition will be displayed until 19 August 2010.
On 2 July 2010, Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Minister, together with Thai people residing in Japan and Japanese people attended the making-merit ceremony by practicing the dharma to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s 78th Birthday Anniversary. The religious ceremony was attended by 120 Thais to practice the dharma, a Buddhist’s duty, from 2 – 4 July 2010, at Wat Paknam Japan, Chiba Prefecture.
On 27 June 2010, Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Minister, together with the Embassy’s officials and Thai people residing in Japan attended the 1st Anniversary Ceremony of WatPa Buddharangsee in Hachioji City, Tokyo. In this occasion, Mr. Singtong mentioned about the Embassy’s temporary relocation and listened to Thai people with comprehension about their difficulties in living in Japan.
On 22 June 2010, Ambassador Virasakdi paid a courtesy call on Mr. Tomikazu Fukuda, Governor of Tochigi Prefecture and the President of Federation of Tochigi Prefecture Chamber of Commerce & Industry.Ambassador discussed with the Governor about the universities in Tochigi which have cooperation with those in Thailand, the prefecture’s plans on tourism and Tochigi’s companies investing in Thailand.
Before lecture, the Ambassador met with Thai volunteers in Saitama Prefecture on how to support the volunteers’ activities and the means to assist Thais in the prefecture.Then at 16.20, the Ambassador lectured on the situation in Thailand for the the Saitama – Thai Friendship Association, led by Mr. Hiroshi Hara, the president, in the occasion of the 12th general assembly of the Association at Kawagoe Tobu Hotel.