On 30 September 2020, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun and spouse, Mrs. Porndee Lapisatepun, hosted a farewell dinner in honour of H.E. U Myint Thu, Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to Japan, with the participation of other ASEAN Ambassadors, Madams and representatives. As a token of friendship and to bid farewell, a crystal plaque with inscription of signatures of ASEAN Ambassadors to Japan was presented to H.E. Ambassador U Myint Thu. The dinner became yet another good opportunity for ASEAN Ambassadors and Madams in Tokyo to strengthen solidarity of ASEAN and warm friendship.
On 29 September 2020, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, paid a courtesy call on Mr. SHIBATA Ryu, Vice Chairman, Sapporo Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Both sides exchanged views on ways and means to promote cooperation between Thailand and Hokkaido especially in business and tourism sector in new normal style as well as the nomination of new Royal Thai Honorary Consul in Sapporo.
On 28 September 2020, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, visited Sapporo City in Hokkaido Prefecture. During the visit Ambassador paid courtesy calls on Mr. AKIMOTO Katsuhiro, Mayor of Sapporo, and Mr. SUZUKI Naomichi, Governor of Hokkaido Prefecture. Both sides exchanged views on ways and means to promote cooperation between Thailand and Hokkaido especially in tourism sector as well as the nomination of new Royal Thai Honorary Consul in Sapporo.
On 27 September 2020, Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun attended the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament 2020 at the Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan and presented the Thailand-Japan Friendship Trophy to Sumo wrestler Shodai, the winner of the Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo. Shodai is the first Sumo wrestler from Kumamoto prefecture who win the highestdivision of Grand Sumo Tournament.
On 26 September 2020 which is the commemoration day of the 133rd anniversary of the Japan-Thailand diplomatic relations, Ambassador Singtong and Madame Porndee Lapisatepun, along with Mr. Choltisak Chawpaknum, Minister-Counsellor (Agriculture) and representative from Tourism Authority of Thailand, Tokyo Office, joined the “United Rice Ball Project” at the Thai Residence.
On 17 September 2020, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand, and spouse hosted a friendly dinner for high-level officials and Thai Desk officers led by Mr. ISHIKAWA Hiroshi, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, at the Ambassador's Residence. On this occasion, the Ambassador and his spouse together with the participation of diplomats from the Royal Thai Embassy exchanged views with the Japanese side to enhance bilateral relations between Thailand and Japan.
On 14 September 2020, Mrs. FUJIMOTO Atsuko, Senior Executive Director and Director of Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS), paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun and Mrs. Porndee Lapisatepun, spouse of the Ambassador
On 11 September 2020, Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun welcomed Ms.TANAKA Kaho, who is affected by Rett Syndrome, together with her mother Mrs. TANAKA Tomoko, under the 2020 Japan Barrier-Free Project. Ambassador gave his strong encouragement for Ms. TANAKA Kaho and her family to overcome obstacles and be able to live an enjoyable life. He also expressed his full support for a better livelihood for the people with disability and to make society more inclusive for everyone.
On 9 September 2020, Mr. YOSHIDA Mabito, Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination (International Affairs), Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun. Their discussion focused on Thailand- Japan cooperation on 5G, cybersecurity, and smart city. Vice-Minister YOSHIDA was also seeking Thailand’s support for Japanesecandidaturefor the position of the next of Director General of Universal Postal Union (UPU).
On 8 September 2020, Mr. YATABE Yoichiro, Representative Executive Officer (Co-COO), responsible for ASEAN and Oceania, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun and reported the midterm business plan of Mitsubishi Motors. Ambassador also express his condolence on the passing of Mr. MASUKO Osamu,