Sustaining the Planet for our Future Generations

By Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand In the digital age and present context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), we often hear about “big data” and the “Internet of Things (IOT),” which to some, may sound highly technical and virtually digital. While Thailand is fully aware of the opportunities and challenges […]

Australian-Thai Communities Celebrate Australia’s National Day across Thailand

Source: Australia in Thailand Mark Australia’s national day with New initiative The Australian Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires, Paul Stephens was pleased to mark Australia’s national day with the launch of Australia now ASEAN 2019. The initiative is all about connecting the young people of Australia and Southeast Asia through activities, exchanges and dialogues. Expect culinary showcases, film […]

Thailand: Personal Data Protection Act

By Rajen Ramiah, Consultant SIAM CITY LAW OFFICES LIMITED With the wide use of the internet and social media, the issue of data protection and cyber security is becoming more important in our daily lives. In past times, there was more control over things written or printed on paper; however, now everything is uploaded onto […]

Australia’s Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, the Hon Darren Chester MP visits Thailand

Source: Australia in Thailand On Tuesday 11 December, Australia’s Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, the Hon Darren Chester MP, visited the Australian Embassy Bangkok to unveil the plinth dedicated to the Thai-Burma Railway, as well as those who suffered and lost their lives there during the Second World War. On Wednesday 12 December, he paid a courtesy […]

Monash University’s Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) presents a seminar on Thailand – Australia: Trends and Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Rail Industry

Source: Australia in Thailand Railway research in Australia has led to significant improvements in heavy haul railroad operations. Australian heavy haul rail operates the heaviest axle loads in the world. Melbourne has the largest metropolitan tram network in the world. Monash University’s Institute of Railway Technology (IRT), Australia’s premier track and vehicle railway research centre, which […]

Thailand’s Dental Tourism on the rise despite global competition for patients

By Dr. Allen Nazeri DDS MBA FICOI MICOI, Bangkok Smile Malo Clinic There are no accurate data available on the dental tourism sector in Thailand, but as an international healthcare management consultant who is based in Bangkok; I monitor the industry very closely and often survey international patients who travel to Thailand. Thus, I have formed […]

Thailand: Partnering with Australia to develop world-class hospitality skills

By H.E. Mr. Paul Robilliard, the Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand As the second largest economy in ASEAN, Thailand is moving ahead in its aim to develop higher-value and knowledge-based industries. Central to its plans are polices that will transition its manufacturing and services sectors to become more high-tech and innovative, in line […]

What is needed to know about CPTPP

By Tanva Mahitivanichcha, Partner, Grant Thornton The CPTPP: What is it – and Should Thailand Join? On 30 March 2018, the Bangkok Post reported Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak expressing his support for Thailand in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Also known as the TPP-11, this amended version of the TPP […]