On January 23, 2019, Mr. Akio Matsumoto, Mayor of Hokue Tottori Prefecture paid a courtesy call on Mr. Bansan Bunnag, Ambassador of Thailand to Tokyo, at the Ambassador's Residence, where displayed the famous painting “The Sea" by Mr. Kanji Maeta from Hokue town, Tottori Prefecture.
On this occasion, both sides discussed about the cultural exchange between Thailand and Hokue town in the future. In addition, Hokue town is also the birthplace of a cartoonist drawing "Conan", and known as a town that can see detective Conan.
On January 21, 2019, Mrs. Dheerangkun Uchino, First Secretary welcomed 5 winners of the 6th Japanese Language Contest in Bangkok organized by Kyoritsu International Foundation on August 23, 2018, and talked with them about the Japanese speech contest and Japan visit. Winners were granted the chance to travel to Japan during 20-27 January 2019.
On 18 January 2019, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, presided over the opening ceremony of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Day at the hall of the Royal Thai Embassy, which was organized by the office of the Attache in Tokyo and the Royal Thai Embassy.
On 18 January 2019, 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, Kita Ward, Tokyo.
On 16 January 2019, On behalf of the Chairman of the Japan through Diplomats’ Eyes Committee, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag together with his spouse and Mr. Kazuya Tsugimatsu, President of the Central Park, Mr. Yoshihiro Miwa, Honorary Consul- General, and the representatives from Nagoya city presided over the 14th Japan through Diplomats’ Eyes 2018 in Nagoya. This has been held at the Central Gallery of Central Park during 16-22 January 2019.
On 11 January 2019, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag welcomed Lt-Gen. Charnchai Phuthong, Chairman of the Local Government Committee of the National Legislative Assembly, and the delegation at hall of the Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo. On this occasion, the Ambassador gave a briefing about Thailand – Japan relations.
From 5-9 January 2019, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag joined Mrs. Busaya Mathelin, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, during her participation in STEP (Strategic Exchanges on Practical Level), the programme organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan with the aim to deepen the understanding of Japan through exchanges of views with Japanese experts from various sectors.
On 10 January 2019, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag presided over the seminar of the "Secondary Destinations" seminar at the Imperial Tokyo Hotel which organized by Thai Airways International Public Co., Ltd (TG), the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) in order to support the "Secondary Destinations" the Royal Thai Government's campaign.
On 26 December 2018, Minister Cherdchai Chaivaivid, together with the embassy’s members participated in a meeting with the planning committee of Japan - Thailand Business Forum (JTBF). Both sides take this opportunity to discuss about the plan to collaborate on next year’s activities including setting up a window channel to assist Thai investors in Japan and organising a seminar and photo exhibition about Thailand and Japan business partnership.
On 21 December 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag welcomed the delegation from Viemus Music School led by Mr. Akkarawat Srinarong, the Founder of Viemus Music School at the Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo.