International relations

Vietnam, Thailand further strengthen comprehensive cooperation

Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand Phan Chi Thanh on June 22 paid a courtesy visit to Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on June 22.The ambassador expressed his delight about the fruitful development of relations between the two countries ...

Thailand promotes new Myanmar talks

The caretaker government is proposing to “fully re-engage” Myanmar’s military rulers and has invited Asean foreign ministers to an informal meeting on Sunday in an effort to jump-start a stalled peace plan, Reuters has learned. The proposal was made in a June 14 letter to ...

South, Southeast nations to enhance cooperation for maritime transport

A group of seven South Asian and Southeast Asian nations – collectively known as Bimstec – has reached an agreement on maritime transport cooperation to boost maritime connectivity within the region.The group’s Senior Officials’ Meeting endorsed the Agreement on Maritime Transport Cooperation at a virtual ...

The Nation Reporter

Vietnam, Laos, Thailand strengthen transport connectivity

The 23rd preparatory conference of the nine provinces of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand that share the use of Road 8 and Road 12 was recently held in the central Lao province of Bolykhamsay to review their cooperation.A representative of Bolykhamsay province reported the implementation of ...

Measures sought to foster cooperation between Vietnamese, Thai localities

Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand Phan Chi Thanh and Governor of the Thai northeastern province of Khon Kaen Kraisorn Kongchalad have looked into measures to promote cooperation between the province and Vietnamese localities in different spheres.At the meeting, which took place on February 28 as part ...

PM praises Thailand's 10th ranking in Power Index

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was pleased with the 10th ranking of Thailand in the Asia Power Index 2023, said government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri on Saturday.Quoting the premier, he said the ranking reflects Thailand’s standing in the international community. The Asia Power Index measures a nation’s ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Thailand enhances regional cooperation through the Bay of Bengal Initiative

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Department of International Economic Affairs led a meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) earlier this week that established guidelines that will shape future cooperation among its seven country members.The department’s director-general, Cherdchai ...

The Nation Reporter

New ASEAN strategy urgently required for Myanmar crisis, say experts

The upcoming ASEAN foreign ministers’ emergency meeting is expected to result in drastic recommendations and an effective strategy to implement the five-point consensus to resolve the ongoing crisis in strife-torn Myanmar, experts say. The ministers are scheduled to meet on October 27 at the ASEAN ...

Lancang-Mekong 'soft connectivity'

China has collectively consulted, contributed to and shared in the development of the Lancang-Mekong region with the five Mekong countries — Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam — over the past five years, helping to promote economic sustainability and connectivity.The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) framework is ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Thailand agrees to open new border point with Cambodia

Thailand has agreed to open a new border crossing with Cambodia to boost trade, Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Wednesday.The crossing at the newly constructed Nong Ian-Stung Bot-Ban Friendship Bridge in Sa Kaeo province will be opened early as Thailand has yet to complete ...

The Nation Reporter

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