Charge d’Affaires Peter Haymond visited Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai

Charge D’Affaires Peter Haymond and Mrs. Haymond met with University students, local officials, and U.S. exchange program alumni in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai along with Consul General Jennifer Harhigh March 27-29. At Chiangmai University and Mae Fah Luang University, Charge D’Affaires Haymond highlighted the Free & Open #IndoPacificStrategy in which all nations are sovereign, ...
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Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond on the passing of Ambassador Virachai Plasai

It is with great sadness that we learned today of the passing of His Excellency Virachai Plasai.  On behalf of the American people, I offer our heartfelt condolences to his family, his friends, and the people of Thailand. Ambassador Virachai made many contributions to the stability and prosperity of U.S.-Thai relations throughout his distinguished career.  He assumed the position of Ambassador ...
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Charge d’Affaires Peter Haymond and Dr. Joanne Hyppolite visited Sibuathong SUPPORT Foundation Center in Angthong

Continuing the celebration of the 200 years of friendship between the U.S. and Thailand, on February 27, Charge d’Affaires Peter Haymond, Mrs. Haymond and Dr. Joanne Hyppolite of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture visited Sibuathong SUPPORT Foundation Center and Model Farm Project under the Royal Initiative of Her Majesty Queen ...
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Three American Researchers Conferred Prince Mahidol Awards

The U.S. Embassy congratulates the laureates, highlighting health cooperation as a central pillar of the strong U.S.-Thai Friendship The 2018 Prince Mahidol Award Laureates, who received awards from Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at the Chakri Throne hall on January 31, will be received at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence this evening for a ...
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Charge d’Affaires Peter Haymond visited Phuket

Charge d’Affaires (CDA) Peter Haymond recently visited Phuket province. During the visit, he met with Phuket Provence Vice Governor Mr. Prakob Wongmaneerung to discuss opportunities for U.S. businesses, Phuket’s progress on the Smart City initiative, environmental programs and tourism safety. CDA Haymond also met volunteer American Citizen Services Consular Liaisons living in the region, U.S. ...
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Charge d’Affaires Peter Haymond visited Mae Hong Son

Charge D’Affaires Peter Haymond and Mrs. Haymond were delighted to meet Mr. Sirirath Chum-aupakarn, Governor of Mae Hong Son on November 30. Mr. Haymond also spoke with students, academics, businesspeople, and visited a temporary shelter to demonstrate the United States’ support for education, economic growth, and displaced persons.
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World Intellectual Property Day 2018

On Thursday, April 26, Chargé d’Affaires Peter M. Haymond spoke at the Thailand Ministry of Commerce and U.S. Patent and Trade Office co-organized public awareness program for celebrating the World Intellectual Property Day. The program promotes the positive aspects and contributions of Intellectual Property Rights to society, culture, and economy, in association with this year’s ...
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East Asia Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Alumni Workshop

On Thursday, April 26, Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond welcomed to Bangkok 63 alumni from the East Asia Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Alumni Workshop. Participants included teachers from Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Over the course of two days, the participants shared their successes since participating in the program and attended sessions on developing ...
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Tempest Express 2017 Opening Ceremony

On August 22, Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond joined General Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan, Royal Thai Armed Forces Chief of Staff, to preside over the Opening Ceremony of military exercise “Tempest Express” at the Royal Thai Armed Forces’ (RTARF) Center for Strategic Studies at Bang Saen in Chonburi Province. Tempest Express, a United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) multilateral ...
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2017 National Science and Technology Fair

On August 18, Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond joined the opening ceremony for the 2017 National Science and Technology Fair, which takes place August 17 to 27 at the IMPACT Exhibition Center.  The Science Fair is an annual event organized by the National Science Museum that draws more than a million visitors, including schoolchildren from almost every province ...
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Agricultural Innovation for Resiliency Conference

On August 17, 2017, Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond spoke at the Agricultural Innovation for Resiliency conference. Organized by USDA and  USAID Asia  , the conference gathered experts and government officials from around the region to share international best practices and tools for boosting agricultural resiliency. Increased agricultural innovation and resiliency have the potential to strengthen food security ...
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Show Your Love the USA Salmon

Crab and Claw Executive Chef Colin Stevens created a delicious U.S. wild-caught salmon dinner for Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond and his wife Dusadee, as well as select guests. Through the meal, attendees learned how to prepare and distinguish the special flavor characteristics of Keta, King, and Sockeye Salmon – three salmon varieties found in the ...
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The International Law Enforcement Academy Bangkok (ILEA) Hosted The Annual Joint Committee Meeting (JCM)

The International Law Enforcement Academy Bangkok (ILEA) hosted the annual Joint Committee Meeting (JCM) on May 31. Officials from both the U.S. and Thai government discussed current and future operations of the academy. The JCM was chaired by U.S. Embassy Charge d’ Affaires Peter Haymond and Royal Thai Police (RTP) General Suchart Theerasawat. ILEA, which ...
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YSEALI Alumni Annual Meeting 2017

Charge d’Affaires Peter Haymond gave an opening remarks for the YSEALI Alumni Annual Meeting 2017 on Friday, May 26 at the American Hub, U.S. Embassy Bangkok. Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) alumni held their annual meeting on May 26-28 in Kanchanaburi. Prior to departing for the three-day excursion, approximately 40 participants came to the ...
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CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

Charge d’Affaires Peter Haymond and Tatiana Marushevskaya, Marketing and Operation Lead, Microsoft Thailand introduced the American film “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” on Friday, May 26 at Microsoft headquarters in Bangkok. Robin Hauser Reynolds, filmmaker of CODE was on hand for a Q & A session following the film. CODE examines why more girls are ...
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