Southeast Asian Youth Called to Help Build the ASEAN Community

The youth of Southeast Asia have been urged to help build the ASEAN Community. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva stated that the Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program is indeed a very good way for youths in the region to become more aware and familiar with the concept of an ASEAN Community, as he believed that this Youth Ship, in some ways, resembles the ASEAN Community.

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Thailand and Its Five ASEAN Partners Moving toward Tariff Liberalization

Thailand and five of its ASEAN partners, namely Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore, are moving on track toward tariff liberalization as part of the global struggle against a rising tide of protectionism.

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Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Stresses Thailand’s Potential for Sustained Economic Growth

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has stressed Thailand’s potential for greater sustained economic growth and its readiness to welcome more foreign trade and investment. The Prime Minister joined discussions on several economic issues at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Singapore during his visit from November 13 to 15.

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Thailand Joining Hands with Japan in Developing the Greater Mekong Subregion

Thailand is joining hands with Japan in developing the Greater Mekong Subregion, which, apart from Thailand, comprises Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam, and the provinces of Yunnan and Guang Xi of China.

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Bangkok and Four Other ASEAN Capitals Take the Lead to Become Green Cities to Fight Climate Change

Bangkok is joining hands with four other ASEAN capitals, namely Jakarta, Manila, and Vientiane, in tackling climate change and turning themselves green cities.

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Putting the Commitments Made at the 15th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits into Action

All relevant government agencies have been told to follow up on the commitments made at the 15th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits and make sure that they are put into action.

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Thailand Speaks on Behalf of ASEAN about the Situation in Timor-Leste

Mr. Norachit Sinhaseni, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations, said that several ASEAN Member States have contributed troops and police units to successive United Nations Missions in Timor-Leste, including the current United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT).

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Thailand and Its ASEAN Partners Ready for the Realization of the ASEAN Free Trade Area

Thailand and its ASEAN members are ready for the realization of the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) in January next year, when intra-regional tariffs will be eliminated among six of the 10 ASEAN members. The six countries include Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.

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The Setting Up of a Regional Human Rights Body: A Significant Outcome of the 15th ASEAN Summit in Thailand

The establishment of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) is an important outcome of the 15th ASEAN Summit and Related Summit, held in Cha-am and Hua Hin, Thailand, from October 23 to 25.

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Thailand Hosts the European Commission - ASEAN Intellectual Property Rights Cooperation Program III

The Department of Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Commerce will host the European Commission - ASEAN Intellectual Property Rights Cooperation Program III. A project team based in Bangkok will implement the program.



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