Thailand seeks restart of trade negotiations with EU

Thailand is ready to resume negotiations for a free-trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) once the new government is established, as officials seek to offset the decline in global trade, according to a leading trade official.Keep reading ...

Phuwit Limviphuwat

EU agrees to let Thailand negotiate export quotas

The European Union (EU) has agreed to allow Thailand to negotiate its export quota for 31 products, said Auramon Supthaweethum, director-general of the Department of Trade Negotations. Keep reading ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

EU delegation to Thailand issues clarification on poll observers

The European Union on Sunday (Nov, 11) offered a clarification over a media report that it has asked to send an army of observers to monitor the upcoming general election expected in February next year.It said in a clarification that the EU has not received ...

EC to consult Foreign Ministry on EU request to monitor February election

The Election Commission will have to consult relevant agencies, particularly the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, before it can decide whether or not to allow the European Union to send observers to monitor the election next February, said EC chairman Itthiporn Boonprakong on Thursday.Keep reading ...

Gen Chatchai is confident Thailand to be deleted from IUU watchlist

Deputy Prime Minister Chatchai Sarikulya is optimistic that Thailand will be removed from the IUU (illegal, unreported, unregulated) fishery watchlist after the scheduled arrival in Thailand in late September or early October of a delegation from the European Union to assess Thailand’s performance in addressing ...

Call poll, improve rights to resume full ties, EU tells Thai officials

Despite the junta leader’s recent visits to London and Paris, the European Union is still looking for Thailand to hold an election and to show increased respect for human rights before a full resumption of ties is possible, according to the chair of a European ...

Kas Chanwanpen

‘Positive signal’ from European Parliament about Thailand’s IUU status: deputy PM

The European Parliament has sent a positive signal about the European Union upgrading Thailand’s status in regard to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing from the current ‘yellow card’ slapped on the country by the EU in 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Chatchai Sarikulya said on ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand joins EU efforts for WTO action on global system

Thailand has teamed up with the EU to push the World Trade Organization (WTO) into greater engagement for handling protectionist and retaliatory issues to curb a possible trade war. Keep reading ...

Phusadee Arunmas

EU delegates informed about Thai fisheries sector efforts

Delegates from the European parliament were given a presentation on effective law enforcement and the impressive progress on labour rights protection in Thailand’s fisheries sector, as evidence of the Thai government’s true intention to achieve sustainability in the region’s fisheries sector.Keep reading ...

Thai data protection falls short of EU benchmark

Thailand’s data protection bill, approved by the Cabinet earlier this week, is falling short of the benchmark set by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law, especially in terms of protecting Thai citizens’ right to their online data, according to the Thai Netizen ...

Asina Pornwasin

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