The Department of Skill Development and other related agencies under the Ministry of Labor are accelerating skill development in response to the demands of industries in advance of the ASEAN Community.
The Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the People’s Bank of China (PBC) signed a Renminbi – Thai Baht Bilateral Swap Agreement (BSA) and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish the Renminbi Clearing Arrangements in Thailand.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha paid a two-day official visit to China on 22-23 December 2014 at the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council of the People's Republic of China. On this occasion, both Thailand and China expressed their satisfaction with the fruitful outcome of bilateral talks.
The ASEAN Charter sets out the purposes of ASEAN in particular to develop human resources through closer cooperation in education and life-long learning, in science and technology, for the empowerment of the peoples of ASEAN and for the strengthening of the ASEAN Community.