On 4 November 2021, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, welcomed Mr. FUKUDA Tomikazu, Governor of Tochigi Prefecture, and his delegation at the Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo. Both sides discussed cooperation between Thailand and Tochigi Prefecture in various fields, notably trade and investment promotion, education, tourism and consular ...
... which generated much media attention throughout the continent. The King’s trust in his friendly relations with Prussia led to the employment of many Germans in strategic sectors in the modernization of Siam. Among them were Karl Bethge, the first Governor of the State Railway of Thailand and Theodor Collmann, the first inspector of the Post and Telegraph Department of Thailand. Such appointments should have raised eyebrows under the watchful gaze of the British and the French.
Meanwhile, the king’s close personal ties with ...
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The Thai delegation who participated in the said meeting included KhunyingPatama Leeswadtrakul, who is an IOC member from Thailand, the Deputy President of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and the President of the Badminton Association of Thailand, Mr. Gongsak Yodmani, Governor of Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), Lieutenant General Issara Vacharaprateep, Advisor to SAT Governor, Major General Osoth Bhavilai, Chef de Mission of the Thai Paralympic team and Mr. Kittipong Potimoo, Deputy Chef de Mission.
... Ambassador expressed his gratitude towards the President and saw this gesture as a manifestation of true friendship between Thailand and Japan. The Ambassador also admired Japanese SMEs, including Tomisawa, which are equipped with hi-tech and world-class ... ... to the attention of the Tottori Prefecture. After returning from Tokyo, the President will report this event to the Tottori Governor.
On 13 July 2021, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand, presided over the presentation ceremony of the Royal portrait graciously granted by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to Mr. MORITA Kensaku, Former Governor of Chiba Prefecture.
The ceremony was held at the Thai Residence and attended by officials of the Royal Thai Embassy.
... by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to Mr. MORITA Kensaku, Former Governor of Chiba Prefecture. The ceremony was held at the Thai Residence and attended by officials of the Team Thailand in Tokyo and the Royal Thai Embassy.
As the Governor of Chiba Prefecture, Mr. MORITA visited Thailand several times to promote bilateral relations between Thailand and Chiba Prefecture. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has granted him a royal audience twice.
Mr. MORITA is widely known in Thailand due to the TV drama series “Ore ...
... pleased to announce that CNN Travel has placed Thai
curry as the No. 1 dish in “The World’s 50 Best Foods list, along with
Tom Yum Kung
in the eighth place and
papaya salad, which ranked at 46th.
Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said, “This listing is a testament to the already solid reputation of Thai cuisine that is increasingly perceived as a world-class culinary experience. Thailand is certainly a great destination for foodie tourism.
“Once the COVID-19 situation improves, we are more than ready to welcome tourists and foodies from around the world to embark on a culinary journey and explore
through Thai dishes ...
... Expo Japan has been held in Okinawa.
H.E. Ambassador also commended the Governor and the citizen of Okinawa for their endeavor to restore and reconstruct Shuri Castle, which was on fire in October 2019, with an aim to be completed by 2026.
The Governor of Okinawa emphasized Okinawa and Thailand’s long relationship through Awamori – a distilled rice liquor which Thai rice is the main ingredient. This makes Okinawa people feel very close to Thai people. The Governor also expressed his gratitude to the Thai side, particularly on ...
... Singtong expressed his appreciation to Mr. YAMAGUCHI Yoshinori, Governor of Saga Prefecture, for his continued support to organise the Thai Festival in Saga and promote close and friendly cooperation with Thailand, despite the COVID-19 situation this year. Governor YAMAGUCHI also complemented Thailand's successful efforts in containing the spread of COVID-19 situation.
Ambassador Singtong reiterated that Thailand welcomes Japanese tourists to Thailand. Now, with certain prevention measures, Japanese tourists can travel to Thailand. After ...
... that during Governor YAMAGUCHI’s 6 years of administration, the number of Thai tourists to Saga increased dramatically from 370 to 10,000 persons. He also looked forward to working more closely with Saga Prefecture to further promote tourism between Thailand and Saga.
Ambassador Singtong also expressed his appreciation to Governor Yamaguchi for the latter’s continuous support for organising the Thai Festival in Saga, despite the COVID-19 situation in Japan. He strongly hoped that after the COVID-19 situation is well under control, the exchanges between the two sides ...