On 7 November 2018, Mr. Gaku Sakumoto, the President of Sake Brewing Society of Okinawa paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag. Mr. Sakumoto is the president of Suisen Sake Brewery which manufactures Awamori. On this occasion, both sides exchanged views and opinions on how to promote Awamori in the future in both countries. Awamori is distilled liquor made from Thai rice and Thai production method was transfered to Ryukyu from Thailand.
On 6 November 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag presided over the reception party with Mr. Takuya Okada, Honorary Chairman and Advisor of AEON Group to welcome 60 Thai and Japanese student who participated in the program “Thailand – Japan Teenage Ambassador” at the Royal Thai Embassy.
On 4- 6 November 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag led Team Thailand in Tokyo to visit Yamagata prefecture according to the invitation of Mr. Masashi Ueno, President of the Shonai Bank to attend the reception party for the Yamagata – Thailand establishment celebration. The Yamagata-Thailand Friendship Association was established after Ambassador Bansarn visited Yamagata prefecture between 29 -30 November 2017 and it aimed to enhance the cooperation between Thailand and Yamagata in every dimension.
On 4 November 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag assigned Ms. Nathiya Suchida, Minister (Commercial Affairs) to be the representative to attend the Kathina Ceremony at Wat Rakang. This ceremony aimed to collect fund for moving to the new place in the near future.
On 31 October 2018, Ms. Dheerangkun Uchino, First Secretary attended the exhibition of the 45th Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP) at the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center. This "Cultural Exchange Program" is playing an important role for cultivating the youth and deepening mutual understanding among Japan and ASEAN member countries.
On 31 October 2018 Minister Cherdchai Chaivaivid joined other ASEAN diplomats at the “ASEAN Design Selection 2018” event, which showcases selected products from ASEAN countries that have been given the “Good Design Award” from the Japan Institute of Design Promotion in collaboration with the ASEAN-Japan Centre. This is part of the Good Design Exhibition 2018 which is held from 31 October to 4 November 2018 at Tokyo Midtown. The exhibition also features Thai products which have been awarded “Design Excellence Award” or “DEmark” by the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce of Thailand.
On 30 October 2018, Ms. Salinee Phonprapai, Minister Counsellor welcomed 2 participants of the 60th IATSS Forum at the Royal Thai Embassy.
On 30 October 2018, Mr. Masafumi Shukuri, Chairman of International High-Speed Rail Association, IHRA paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag at the Royal Thai Embassy. On this occasion, both sides discussed the EEC and the IHRA Forum under the theme of "Overcoming Challenges in a Complex World Past, Present and Future" which will be held during 7-9 November 2018 in Fukuoka.
On 30 October 2018, Mr. Shigeru Nakanishi, Mayor of Kanoya city paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag at the Royal Thai Embassy.
On 23 October 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag presided over the wreath laying and religious ceremony on the occasion of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day at Nittaiji Temple in Nagoya city, Aichi Prefecture. There were more than 40 people including the Thai officers and Thai citizen in Japan participate in the ceremony.