On 8 March 2018, the Ministerial Conference of the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme begins in Tokyo. It will focus on cooperation to promote inclusive development in Southeast Asia. Deputy Foreign Minister Virasakdi Futrakul leads the Thai delegation to
On 6 March 2018, the students from Itabashidaiyon Elementary School, Itabashi ward, Tokyo attended a lecture about Thailand which is one programme of the "Olympic Paralympic in Tokyo" project at the hall of the Royal Thai Embassy. It aims students to get to know and study more about foreign countries. On this occasion, Ms. Pattamawadee Aueareechit,
On 5 March 2018, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag welcomed the delegations from the National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office led by Ms. Aekanong Jangbua, Vice Secretary General on the occasion of leading the winners from the Food Innopolis Innovation Contest 2017 to visit Japan.
On 27 February 2018, Mr. Masamichi Miyawaki, Mayor of Yurihama, Tottori Prefecture together with Mr. Shintaro Konishi, Sport Division Director, Tottori Prefecture met with Mr. Wichian Sarasiri, First Secretary and Ms. Dheerangkun Uchino, First Secretary to promote “Ground Golf”. Ground Golf is a sport that is easy to understand and play, even for a beginner. In addition, Tottori will host this sport in the World Masters Games in 2021.
On 27 February 2018, Ms. Salinee Phonprapai, Minister Counsellor together with Ms. Dheerangkun Uchino, First Secretary and embassy staffs gave a lecture about Thailand as well as Japan – Thailand Relations, which is the international exchange program, to the grade 3 students of Umenoki Elementary School, Tokyo.
On 21 February 2018, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag presided over the 285th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee in Tokyo (ACT) at the Embassy of Brunei Darussalam in Tokyo. The Ambassadors of ASEAN and representatives from 10 countries attended this meeting in order to continue to enhance the role and raise awareness of ASEAN in Japan.
On 20 February 2018, Mr. Choltisak Chawpaknum, Minister Counsellor (Agriculture) brought the Thai Young Farm Leaders (Batch 35), who participated in the ASEAN Young Farm Leader’s Training Programme Year 2017 for 11 months, to pay a courtesy call on the Ambassador before going back to Thailand at the end of February 2018.
On 19 February 2018, Mr. Cherdchai Chaivaivid, Chargé d'affaires welcomed the delegation of The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) led by General Sukit Khamasunthorn at the Royal Thai Embassy. The delegation of NBTC came to Japan on the occasion of study visit at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan.
On 16 February 2018, Dr. Suvit Maesincee, Minister of Science and Technology together with Mr. Cherdchai Chaivaivid, Chargé d'affaires witnessed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) of Thailand and the National Agriculture Research Organization (NARO) to cooperate in research and development of the biotechnology field.
On 16 February 2018, Dr. Suvit Maesincee, Minister of Science and Technology gave a keynote speech titled, “Thailand 4.0 “ at the Japan Nano 2018 International Conference. He mentioned the policy that developed the economy of Thailand into becoming a value-based economy. He stated, that this needs to be innovative and friendly to the environment as well as be