Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond Highlights “Great and Good Friends” at New American Corner

During a March 28 visit to Chiang Mai, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond and Consul General Jennifer Harhigh presided over the grand opening of the newly relocated American Corner at Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration. The corner is our oldest in Thailand; it opened in 2004 at the University ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond attended two key Cobra Gold 2018 events

The Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Robert Neller, and Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Peter Haymond attended two key Cobra Gold 2018 events Saturday. They witnessed the Amphibious Exercise at Hat Yao Royal Thai Naval Base in Chonburi Province, which brought together Navy, Marine, Army and Air Force units from Thailand, the ...
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U.S. Embassy Staff arranged Marigold plants on the U.S. Embassy lawn as a tribute to HM Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

On Tuesday, September 19, Ambassador Glyn Davies, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter M. Haymond, and U.S. Embassy personnel arranged 999 marigold plants on the U.S. Embassy lawn as a tribute to HM Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The marigold plants will bloom into beautiful yellow flowers representing the color of Monday, the birthday of the Late ...
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Fulbright Alumni’s Meet and Grill

On September 16, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond and Fulbright Board member Mrs. Dusadee Haymond hosted a “Meet and Grill” party at the Deputy Chief of Mission Residence to honor Thai Fulbright alumni. DCM Haymond highlighted the alumni’s hard work and recognized their contributions to advancing Thai-U.S. relations. U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies and Mrs. ...
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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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In Remembrance of Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej The New Orleans Jazz All Stars Concerts Press Conference

On June 20, the U.S. Embassy in association with the Kitarat Foundation announced a jazz concert by The New Orleans Jazz All Stars to be held July 15-16 at the K-Bank/Ganesha Theatre. Dr. Pathorn Srikaranonda and his band performed at the announcement event. Tickets available at Thai Ticket Major: https://goo.gl/uIb52w
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The Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Community of Practice Conference 2017

On June 14, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond welcomed to Bangkok 60 university teachers of English from Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam to the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Community of Practice Conference. Over the course of three days, the participants will attend workshops about instructional strategies and professional skills, deliver presentations, and network ...
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The Inauguration of the New Office of AFS (formerly American Field Service)

Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn presented an award to the U.S. Embassy on June 6, 2017 on the occasion of the inauguration of the new office of AFS (formerly American Field Service) in Nonthaburi. Deputy Chief of Mission gratefully accepted the Plaque of Recognition award on behalf of the Embassy for the great partnership between ...
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The Opening Ceremony of TechCamp Thailand

On May 16, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond welcomed to Bangkok 60 participants from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines to “TechCamp Thailand.” The theme for the U.S. Embassy sponsored camp is “Promoting Peace and Dialogue through Technology.” It features trainers from around the globe providing showcases and expertise on technologies such as online ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond visited Songkhla

In a visit to Songkhla province on April 28, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond and Mrs. Haymond interacted with Prince Songkhla University students and met with alumni of the Fulbright program. In order to achieve greater understanding of human trafficking and labor exploitation situation and Thai government’s efforts to address these issues, DCM Haymond ...
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World Intellectual Property Day Panel Discussions – Innovation: Improving Lives

The U.S. Embassy celebrated “World Intellectual Property Day” on April 26 with an engaging panel discussion  in Bangkok featuring Thai inventors, and representatives from the government, private sector, and the United Nations centered around this year’s theme – “Innovation: Improving Lives.” In his opening remarks, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond emphasized the importance of ...
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DCM Peter Haymond at Welcome Dinner for the Lower Mekong Initiative Frontiers of Science Education Workshop

Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond joined H.E. Dr. Teerakiat Jareonsettasin, the Minister of Education, and colleagues from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a welcome dinner for the Lower Mekong Initiative Frontiers of Science Education Workshop, being co-hosted by Thailand and the United States April 24-25 in Bangkok. The workshop brings together young science, ...
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International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2017

On April 4, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond joined LTG Prasopchai Kongburan, Director of the Thailand Mine Action Center (TMAC), to commemorate International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action in Buachet District, Surin Province. The U.S. Embassy Bangkok and JUSMAGTHAI, through Marine Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC), have a close working relationship with ...
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U.S. Embassy Staff and Family Members Paid Respects to His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Ambassador Davies led two hundred U.S. Embassy staff and family members April 1 to pay respects to His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Dusit Throne Hall of the Grand Palace. The ceremony was to join the Thai nation in mourning the passing of King Rama IX on October 13, 2016.
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Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond Congratulated Graduates of Wat Arun’s Community Learning Center

Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond congratulated graduates of Wat Arun’s Community Learning Center at a ceremony on March 31. The young women graduates have been trained as nursing assistants. The school is funded by American philanthropists and supported by the Thai Ministry of Education.
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Closing Ceremony of Cobra Gold 2017

On February 24 Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Peter Haymond and General Surapong Suwana-adth, Thailand’s Chief of Defense Forces, presided over the Closing Ceremony of Cobra Gold 2017, the largest multilateral exercise in the Asian region. DCM Haymond was joined by Lieutenant General David Berger, Commander of United States Marine Forces Pacific, and Heads of ...
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The Fifth Annual Meeting of the Intellectual Property Criminal Enforcement Network (IPCEN) in Bangkok

Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond spoke at the fifth annual meeting of the Intellectual Property Criminal Enforcement Network (IPCEN) in Bangkok on February 14. The IPCEN is an important initiative for the U.S. Department of Justice and other US Government agencies and brings key law enforcement and industry officials from ASEAN and north Asian ...
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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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The Empowering Ideas Forum

Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond spoke to more than one hundred participants at The Empowering Ideas Forum in Bangkok on February 8, 2017. The U.S. State Department-funded program brought think-tank managers and researchers from nineteen countries to Thailand to discuss the region’s talent as an engine for peace and development and to discuss important ...
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Launch of Greyhound Café’s New American Menu

U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond joined Greyhound Café Managing Director Pornsiri Rojmeta and a group of media and food bloggers for a special luncheon to celebrate the launch of Greyhound Café’s new American menu. Under the theme, “A Taste from the Heart,” Greyhound Café’s Executive Chef Harit Vejakul created 12 new unique ...
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Tour of Wat Chai with YSEALI and World Monuments Fund

Ambassador Glyn Davies and Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond were treated to an evening stroll around Wat Chai Wattanaram, along with members of our Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), on Wednesday, December 7. Under the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, the World Monuments Fund and the Royal Thai Government are conserving Wat ...
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Mourning Ceremony Marking the 50th Day of the Passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Ambassador and Mrs. Davies, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond, along with approximately 130 members of the U.S. Embassy community participated in a mourning ceremony marking the 50th day of the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Rajavaravihara, a Royal Monastery and a major Buddhist temple in Phra Nakhon district. ...
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World Car-Free Day 2016

On September 22, 2016 Ambassador Glyn T. Davies and Deputy Chief of Mission Peter M. Haymond celebrated “World Car-Free Day” by walking to work with Embassy Bangkok personnel from the Management Office and Public Affairs Office. The Car-Free Day initiative encouraged all Embassy personnel to help reduce our impact on the environment by walking, bicycling, ...
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Ambassador Davies and DCM Haymond at ILEA

Ambassador Glyn Davies gave opening remarks at the International Law Enforcement Academy’s (ILEA) 2nd Annual Alumni event September 21. More than 150 Thai officials representing Thai law enforcement agencies, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were joined by U.S. Embassy officials at the event. “This joint effort between Thailand and the United States is a ...
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DCM Haymond joined BMA Car Free Day

On September 18, 2016 Deputy Chief of Mission Peter M. Haymond, Mrs. Dusadee Haymond, and Management Officer Eric Hansen joined the Bangkok Car-Free Day bicycle ride around Rattanakosin Island. The group from U.S. Embassy joined several other members of the Bangkok Eco Capitals Forum including the Embassy of Canada, the Embassy of Germany, the Delegation ...
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Excellence in Training Award

A Historic Event: U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond accepts the “Excellence in Training Award” from Deputy Prime Minister Vishanu Krau-Ngam on behalf of the International Law Enforcement Academy – Bangkok (ILEA) on Friday, Sept 16. The Office of Public Sector Development Commission (OPSDC) grants awards annually to outstanding government organizations from more ...
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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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Commemoration of Seri Thai Movement

Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond spoke September 1 at a commemoration event hosted by the National Institute of Development Administration honoring the remarkable history of the Seri Thai movement. “The Seri Thai story is one of incredible heroism, and it is a powerful reminder of the strong bonds of friendship, as well as the deep-seated interest ...
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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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2016 National Science and Technology Fair

On August 19, Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond joined the opening ceremony for the 2016 National Science and Technology Fair, which takes place from August 18 to 28 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 ...
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Launch of Discovery of Thailand’s Astronaut Program

On August 18, Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) Peter Haymond traveled to CentralWorld to speak at the opening of the “Discovery of Thailand’s Astronaut” Program, announcing the U.S. Embassy’s sponsorship of two scholarships for Thai students (ages 14-18) to attend U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama for 10 days. CDA Haymond was joined by the U.S. Space ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond visited the International law Enforcement Academy

Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Peter Haymond visited the International law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Bangkok on August 8 to express his appreciation to the Royal Thai Police for their support and hard work. DCM Haymond also congratulated ILEA Staff for receiving a Royal Thai Government Public Service Award for Excellence in Training. General Panuwit ...
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Closing Event of Jr. NBA Youth Basketball Development Program

Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond attended the closing event of this year’s Jr. NBA youth basketball development program on July 17 at Future Park Rangsit Mall. The ten boys and five girls selected to be Thailand’s Jr. NBA All-Stars will get a unique training experience with other All-Stars from across Southeast Asia later this ...
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Welcome to our new Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Mr. Peter Haymond to the U.S. Mission Thailand

Welcome to our new Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Mr. Peter Haymond to the U.S. Mission Thailand. DCM Haymond has extensive experience in Asia, having previously served in China, Laos, South Korea, and also Thailand from 1994-1996. He also speaks Thai fluently, so please join us to say yin-dee-ton-rup to DCM Haymond. Read more about ...
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