Political Developments in Thailand: Contact Information for Visitors

Visitors and tourists are advised to be vigilant, follow news developments, exercise extra caution and avoid areas covered by the declaration of a severe emergency situation in the areas of Bangkok and the provinces of Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan, Pathum Thani, Nakon Pathom, Ayutthaya, Chonburi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Nakhon Sawan, Nan, Khon Kaen, Udon Thani, Chaiyaphum, Nakhon Ratchasima, Si Sa Ket, Ubon Ratchathani, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Nong Bua Lamphu, and Sakon Nakhon.

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Political Developments in Thailand as of 18 May 2010

On 17 May 2010, Mr. Satit Wongnongtaey, Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office, and Dr. Panitan Wattanayagorn, Deputy Secretary General to the Prime Minister and Acting Government Spokesman, gave a press conference on the Government’s position and efforts to refute rumours and misinformation being spread.

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Political Developments in Thailand as of 14 May 2010

The Thai government will proceed with reconciliation plan but elections date remain open as the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) does not accept plan.

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Thailand Wins Four Out of 10 TripAdvisor Awards for Top Asian Beach Destinations

The results of the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice 2010 awards are in, and the beautiful islands of Thailand brought home four out of 10 awards for beach destinations in Asia.

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“Phantoms of Nabua”: The Pride of the Thai Film Industry

Apichatpong Weerasethakul, an internationally-acclaimed film-maker and video artist, has been named the winner of the inaugural Asia Art Award recently in South Korea for his short film “Phantoms of Nabua.”

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Press Conference on FAO's Report on the State of Food and Agriculture

WHEN: Monday, 10 May 2010 at 11:30 hours WHERE: The FAO Regional Office, 39 Phra Atit Road, Banglampoo, Bangkok WHO: Hiroyuki Konuma, Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific; Samuel Jutzi, Director, Animal Production and Health Division, FAO, Rome; Henning Steinfeld, Chief, Livestock Information and Policy, Animal Production and Health Division, FAO, Rome

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Phuket Film Festival Set to Rock Phuket with Great Film Line-up

With just four weeks to go, the Phuket Film Festival which runs June 4-13 is firming up its film lineup. An eclectic grouping of award winning festival films, the festival kicks off with the Italian romantic drama, "Per Sophia." Director Ilaria Paganelli will attend screenings of her film.

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Bank of Thailand's April 2010 Inflation Report

On 29 April 2010, Bank of Thailand released the April 2010 Inflation Report, featuring recent developments in inflation and economic conditions, economic growth and inflation projections, and monetary policy in the last three months.

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Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's Interview on Climate Change

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has shared his hopes for the COP15 UN Climate Change Conference, held in Copenhagen in December 2009.

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Elephant-back Ordination of the Kui People

The elephant-back ordination is an annual event in the calendar of the Kui people, an ethnic minority in Surin province (about 450 kilometers northeast of Bangkok). It is a local tradition worth being listed or preserved as Thai heritage. On Visakha Puja Day, an important Buddhist anniversary commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and passing of the Lord Buddha, which falls on May 28 this year, the Kui will hold their annual Buddhist ordination ceremony at Ta Klang Elephant Village.



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