The Heart of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy of His Majesty the King

The heart of the Sufficiency Economy philosophy of His Majesty the King of Thailand is that development must transform people’s lives and open the door to a better future for all. Development must empower the individual, communities, and societies.

At the General Debate of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn stated that, for Thailand, development is not just about GDP.

RSS Inside Thailand

Vocational Education to Play a Key Role in National Development
Thailand Remains Fully Committed to Democracy and Human Rights
Seeking Sustainable Solutions to Farmers’ Problems
Boosting the Confidence of Thailand among Japanese Travelers and Investors
Government to Accelerate the Development of Human Resources
Reconciliation Starts in the Family
Process of Reforming Thailand in Accordance with the Roadmap
Making Northeastern Thailand Better Known among International Visitors
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RSS The Monarchy

Celebration of the Birth Anniversary of King Chulalongkorn on Si Chang Island in Chon Buri
SUPPORT and OTOP Fair in Honor of Her Majesty the Queen
Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles
Joining Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Celebrations
Thai Women’s Day in Honor of Her Majesty the Queen
Preparations for Activities to Celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 82nd Birthday Anniversary
Spreading the Message of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy
Two Royal Ceremonies to Underline the Significance of Thai Rice and Farmers
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University Curriculums Being Developed to Prepare for AEC
Developing Thailand as a Vocational Education Hub in ASEAN
Thailand and Indonesia Step Up Cooperation in Student Exchange and Spa Services
Thai Workers and Vocational Students Enhancing Skills to Prepare for the ASEAN Community
Preparing Thai Vocational Students for the ASEAN Community
Joint Efforts by Thailand and China in Boosting ASEAN Connectivity
Second Meeting of the Thailand – Myanmar High Level Committee
Briefing on the Outcomes of the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings
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Foreign Press Tour To Observe Green Energy Management in Chiang Mai, Lamphun, and Lampang
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Foreign press tour of the deep South to observe the southern situation and community participation in peace-building
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Foreign Press Tour to Observe Folk Wisdom and Innovations for Tackling Coastal Erosion in Samut Songkhram and Phetchaburi Provinces
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Falling in love with Vietnam
There’s a dog training centre in Hanoi
Hai Van Pass - Top Gear style

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