2017 American Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Recognition Awards (ACE)

Congratulations to IBM Thailand, Dow Chemical Thailand, Western Digital (Thailand), the winners of the American Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Recognition Awards (ACE) for 2017. “I am proud to present the Amcham Excellence in Partnership award for the first time. This award highlights the exemplary efforts of American companies who work alongside Thais ...
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The Closing Ceremony of AMCHAM/FedEx Career Camp

Over the past 30-plus years, the AMCHAM Thailand Foundation (ATF) has provided scholarships to more than 2,400 under-privileged Thai students attending Universities throughout Thailand. On November 1, U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies joined ATF and FedEx in closing ceremony of the AMCHAM/FedEx Career Camp and presented certificates to 62 graduating students in recognition of their achievement. ...
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Cotton Day 2017

On Friday, September 8, CottonUSA showcased new cotton technologies through a display of one of America’s most iconic fashion symbols—denim jeans—at Renaissance Rajaprasong Hotel. As part of the 9th consecutive “Cotton Day” celebration, DCM Peter Haymond joined Cotton Council International (CCI) and the Thai textile and garment industry for an exhibition of innovative cotton fabrics ...
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FDA Launches Online Applications for Third-Party Accreditation Body Recognition

The Food and Drug Administration has launched a website where organizations can apply to be recognized as a third-party accreditation body. Foreign governments and agencies or private third parties may apply to be recognized. Accreditation bodies recognized by the FDA will have the ability to accredit third-party certification bodies, also known as third-party auditors. Certification ...
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U.S. ASEAN Business Council (USABC) Reception

Ambassador and Mrs. Davies hosted a reception June 22 in honor of the 2017 U.S. ASEAN Business Council (USABC) delegation to Thailand. The reception follows a day of meetings between USABC representatives, the Prime Minister, and various ministers and representatives from nearly a dozen Thai ministries. Industries represented include chemicals, automotive and heavy equipment, pharmaceuticals, ...
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U.S. ASEAN Business Council (USABC) Meets with Prime Minister

Ambassador Glyn Davies led a delegation of nearly three dozen corporate members of the U.S. ASEAN Business Council (USABC) to a meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Also present were Deputy Prime Minister of Economic Affairs Somkid Jatusripitak; Minister Suvit Maesinsee; the Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Transportation, Digital Economy and Society, Energy, Commerce, Public ...
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Congressman Bill Johnson visited Bangkok

Congressman Bill Johnson from Ohio visited Bangkok May 12-13. He is a member of the House Energy and Commerce and Budget Committees. During his visit, Congressman Johnson signed the condolence book at the Grand Palace and met with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Minister of Energy Anantaporn Kanjanarat and several business leaders. Throughout his visit, the ...
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American Taste on The Beach

On April 28, U.S. Embassy Bangkok’s Foreign Agricultural Service launched the American Taste on The Beach Burger Festival at Central Festival Pattaya. The event kicked off with The “Great American Burger Competition”, where ten chefs from Pattaya’s top burger restaurants battled each other with their own special menu created with U.S. beef, U.S. potatoes, California ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond on Channel 3 Family’s Jaew

Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond joined well-known Thai Chef Ian Kittichai on Channel 3 Family’s Jaew program to introduce creative dishes made from U.S. potatoes. Chef Ian recently won the “Spud Nation Throw down” cooking contest at Potato Expo 2017 held in San Francisco. The Chef featured his wining dish – U.S. beef massaman ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Samutprakarn

Ambassador and Mrs. Davies recently visited two U.S. manufacturing facilities in Samutprakarn, Vega Balls Manufacturer, a key supplier to Spalding and other well-known U.S. brands of inflatable balls, and Mattel Bangkok Limited, a manufacturer and exporter of popular die casts for many toys sold in the U.S. Ambassador and Mrs. Davies also participated in Spalding/Vega ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond at 3Family

Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond appeared on a live broadcast of Jaew, 3Family (Ch. 13) and to discuss the extraordinary success of the American Burger Festival. He introduced the Burger Competition winners and highlighted several U.S. food and agricultural products imported to Thailand. Did you know that the United States and Thailand have a ...
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American Food, Fun and Family Fair: Episode 2

On August 26, Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond launched the American Burger Festival Episode 2 at the American Food, Fun, and Family Fair at Central World. The event kicked off with The “Great American Burger Competition 2016” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture attracted thousands of hungry people at CentralWorld eager to sample burgers, snacks, ...
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My Digital America | Exploring World’s Tech Capital

Welcome to the first installment of our “My … America” web special. For our inaugural post, we’re talking with Khun Worawisut Pinyoyang of Shift Ventures who, last year, spent approximately 5 months in the U.S. touring the country’s tech capital Silicon Valley in San Francisco, California, which is home to world’s tech giants such as Apple, Google, ...
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Consulate General Chiang Mai’s Consular and Economic Sections met with local travel agents

On July 13, U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai’s Consular and Economic Sections along with the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) met with local travel agents to discuss Thai tourism trends to the United States and visa procedures. The Thai travel agents were invited to attend a tourism trade show in Singapore.
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Ambassador Davies visits Phrae

Ambassador Davies and Mission Thailand staff traveled to Phrae province on May 18 to learn about vocational opportunities in Phrae, visit the Seri Thai Museum to learn about U.S.-Thai relations during World War II, and to celebrate the role of U.S. Missionaries in northern Thailand at a 120 year old American missionary house. The Ambassador ...
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Ambassador Davies visits U.S. Law Firm Tilleke & Gibbins

On May 9, Ambassador Glyn Davies visited U.S. law firm Tilleke & Gibbins where they toured the firm’s Museum of Counterfeit Goods. Located in Bangkok, the museum houses a collection pirated goods, including clothing, cosmetics, food products, drugs, copyrighted works, electrical devices, and miscellaneous products. The tour concluded with a viewing of Tilleke & Gibbins’ ...
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