Supporting Government’s Policy of Economic Recovery in the Post COVID-19 Era

Thai Ambassadors and Consuls-General in the Middle East and North Africa have discussed ways to support the Royal Thai Government’s policy of economic recovery and development in the post COVID-19 era.   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs conducted a virtual meeting with Thai Ambassadors and Consuls-General in the Middle East and North Africa on 24-25 […]

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Guidelines for Issuing Non-immigrant Visa M and Official Visa F

In light of the changing global media landscape, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand has revised guidelines for issuing non-immigrant visa category “M” (media visa) for foreign journalists and correspondents and official visa category “F” for official media working in Thailand for a minimum of 90 days.   According to the Ministry of Foreign […]

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Encouraging More Domestic Investment in Thailand

Prime Minister and Defense Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has encouraged more domestic investment from both Thai and foreign investors in order to increase the country’s GDP.   The Prime Minister on 10 February 2021 chaired a meeting of the Board of Investment (BOI), which approved incentives offered to BOI-promoted companies to list on the Stock […]

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Thailand Scored 36 in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2020

Thailand’s score in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2020 was 36, and the country was ranked No. 104 among180 countries and territories and came fifth among ASEAN countries.   According to an announcement made by Transparency International on 28 January 2021, Thailand’s score in the CPI 2020 was the same as the score it received in […]

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NIPPON EXPRESS (THAILAND) OBTAINS GDP CERTIFICATION FOR DOMESTIC TRANSPORT SERVICES

Nippon Express (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “NE Thailand”), a local subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Ltd. based in Tokyo, has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification effective Tuesday, December 22, 2020, evidencing its compliance with standards for the proper distribution of pharmaceuticals applicable to domestic transport services in Thailand linked to air cargo forwarding. Logo: https://kyodonewsprwire.jp/img/202101250150-O2-B5C88nV1 […]

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WHO Team Visits Wet Market Linked to First Coronavirus Cases

A team of World Health Organization scientists investigating the source of the coronavirus visited a wet market Sunday in Wuhan, China. A cluster of cases were linked to the Huanan Seafood Market when the novel coronavirus first emerged in Wuhan in late 2019. Since then, the coronavirus has infected more than 102 million people worldwide […]

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Equity markets drop as painful week ends on sour note

Asian and European markets suffered more losses Friday, capping a painful week for global equities that has been characterised by fears over surging infections and stuttering vaccine rollouts. Traders have been licking their wounds after the worst global rout since October, following a months-long rally that has seen several indexes strike record or multi-year highs. […]

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