See why Thai diplomacy packs a punch: Welcome to Thailand, with FM Don (video)

Foreign and local media representatives attending an end-of-year gathering at Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in Bangkok last week got to see a different side of the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Don Pramudwinai, and thanks to his good humour, so too can you. A veteran Thai diplomat having served as the Thailand ambassador […]

Quest for the holy grail: Thai foreign minister jets to India as RCEP heads to the wire (video)

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As the curtain begins to come down on Thailand’s year as Asean Chair Thailand foreign minister Don Pramudwinai has made a lightning three-day visit to India. In India Mr Pramudwinai co-chaired the 8th India-Thailand Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) for Bilateral Cooperation with his counterpart, Dr Subrahmanvam Jaishankar, India’s Minister of External Affairs . The two […]

60 days more: Australia wants Thai PM to intervene in al-Araibi extradition trial (video)

Australia’s highest ranking diplomat in Thailand has called for the country’s prime minister to immediately intervene in the detention and trial of Australian-based Bahraini refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi and “allow him to return to Australia”. The call by Australia’s ambassador-designate in Thailand, Allan McKinnon, came following a court hearing this morning at which Mr al-Arabi, […]