On 1 June 2018, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Tokyo, presided over the inaugural flight of NokScoot using the Narita-Don Mueang route. On this occasion, the Ambassador congratulated and indicated that NokScoot's new flight route is a part of enhancing Japanese-Thai relations and strengthening the ties between the two countries.
On 1 June 2018, Mr. Eikei Suzuki, the Governor of Mie Prefecture paid a courtesy call to H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Tokyo, and discussed the official visit from Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak in July.
On 31 May 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag acted as a witness during the signing of the Biomass Fuels Contract between Siam Biomass Product Ltd., by Mr. Surapol Kunanantakul, Managing Director, and Mitsui & Co. Ltd., by Mr. Kazuhiro Iguchi, General Manager of the Fuel Division, joined by Miss Natiya Suchinda, Minister (Commercial).
On 30 May 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag welcomed the teachers and students from Chulalongkorn University, Chiang Mai University and Chuo University from the Off Campus Activities Program (OCA Visit Japan Program) led by Asst. Prof. Sirima Bunnag, Associate Dean of the Economics Faculty of Chulalongkorn University at the Royal Thai Embassy.
On 28 May 2018, Mr. Cherdchai Chaivaivid, Minister welcomed the delegation of the Bangkok Metropolitan Council led by Mr. Nirunde Praditkul, the 2nd Vice-Chairman of Bangkok Metropolitan Council at the Royal Thai Embassy. On this occasion, the delegation listened to the briefing of Thailand-Japan relations particularly the connection with the other cities in Japan.
On 27 May 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag assigned Mr. Choltisak Chawpaknum, Minister-Counsellor (Agriculture) to preside over the opening ceremony of Wat Pa Bhadharangsri in Ibaraki, which is a branch of Wat Pa Bhadharangsri Tokyo. There are a lot of Thai people residing in that area (Ibaraki, Togichi and Gunma), who are participated.
On 26 May 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag assigned Mr. Cherchai Chaivaivid, Minister to preside over the opening ceremony and the handover of the Nyanasamvara Thailand – Japan Memorial Building on the occasion of the 130th year Anniversary of Thailand – Japan relations at Wat Pa Bhuddharangsri in Tokyo. Somdet Phra Wannarat, abbot of Wat Bowon Niwet was the chairman of monks and Mr. Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi, CEO of ThaiBev Co., Ltd. was the chairman of
On 24 May 2018, Mr. Cherdchai Chaivaivid, Minister welcomed the trainees of the high level executive of the budget division course, batch 5 and gave a briefing on Thailand – Japan relations at the hall of the Royal Thai Embassy.
On 21 May 2018, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag assigned Mr. Baworn Sattayawuthiphong, Minister-Counsellor (Industrial) to be the representative to give a lecture on Eastern Economic Corridor and New Industry Policy to Japanese businesspersons in Hiroshima upon Hiroshima-Thailand Association’s invitation.
On 18 May 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag accompanied the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment to see the Olympic Medal Project Box at Tokyo station. On this occasion, Mr. Tadahiko Ito, State-Minister of the Environment of Japan welcomed and gave a briefing about this project. The Minister also participated in this project by putting a used cell phone into this box.