JUSMAGTHAI Celebrates 65 Anniversary; Commemorates POW/MIA Day

The Joint U.S. Military Advisory Group Thailand (JUSMAGTHAI) held its 65th Anniversary celebration today, along with a commemoration honoring the U.S. National Prisoner of War / Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Day. U.S. Ambassador Glyn T. Davies and General Ponpipaat Benyasri, Chief of Joint Staff, Royal Thai Armed Forces, presided over the ceremonies conducted at the ...
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American English E-Teacher Winter Term 2019

The American English E-Teacher Program offers 8-week, online university-level courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) developed by U.S. educational institutions. What courses are available? Teaching Grammar Communicatively by World Learning Integrating Critical Thinking into the Exploration of Culture in an EFL Setting by World Learning Using Educational Technology in the English ...
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YSEALI Alumni Annual Meeting 2018

On August 11-13, U.S. Embassy Bangkok organized YSEALI Alumni Annual Meeting 2018 at the Tide Resort in Bang Saen. This event provided the opportunity for Thai alumni from YSEALI, SEAYLP, Global UGRAD, and SUSI to network, share information about alumni activities, propose future program ideas, and establish Thailand YSEALI Network (TYN). The new alumni network ...
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Webinar Announcement: Teacher Development Series 3

The American English team is pleased to offer American English Live: Teacher Development Series 3. The six online seminars of the series cover a variety of topics intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world. At the end of each event, participants will have the opportunity to earn a digital ...
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Admiral John Aquilino, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited Thailand

Admiral John Aquilino, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited Thailand August 9 and met with U.S. Embassy Chargé d’affaires Peter Haymond, Admiral Sayan Prasongsamret, Deputy Chief of Defense, Royal Thai Armed Forces and several other senior Thai officials. He discussed a broad range of issues underscoring the strong U.S. – Thai relationship and our longstanding security ...
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National Intern Day 2018

On July 19, U.S. Embassy Rangel Fellows hosted National Intern Day, which brought together dozens of interns working at the United Nations and in various embassies across Bangkok. It was a great opportunity to discuss diversity initiatives in the U.S. State Department and network with young people interested in foreign affairs.
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U.S. Independence Day Reception 2018

On June 28, Ambassador Glyn T. Davies and Embassy colleagues welcomed Thai and international friends to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America. This year’s theme, “Great and Good Friends,” celebrated the bicentennial of the U.S. – Thai friendship. The III Marine Expeditionary Force Band and the กองดุริยางค์ทหารอากาศ Royal Thai Air Force Music Division provided entertainment for the evening in a ...
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Launch of “Great and Good Friends” on Google Arts and Culture

Ambassador Glyn T. Davies joined Ben King, Country Director of Google Thailand, to unveil the virtual Great and Good Friends exhibition on the Google Arts and Culture platform. “I am very pleased that Google has taken Great and Good Friends exhibit to the digital world. It is impressive to see how technology can provide a ...
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U.S. Donates 50,000 Rabies Vaccines Supporting Thailand to Reach Its Goal of Eliminating Rabies by 2020

U.S. Ambassador Glyn T. Davies offered a donation of 50,000 rabies vaccines to Thailand’s Department of Livestock Development to support Thailand to reach its goal of eliminating rabies by 2020. The donation, made on behalf of the U.S. Government through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Agency for International ...
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YSEALI TechCamp Reconnect Workshop

A Generation of Advocates. That is the goal of Southeast Asia’s first ever YSEALI TechCamp Reconnect workshop. Taking place in Bangkok May 14-15, YSEALI TechCamp Reconnect brings together 36 YSEALI Network members from all ten ASEAN countries, most of whom have participated in previous TechCamps. Participants are working with technology experts and trainers to improve ...
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AFS Youth Exchange Study Pre-Departure Language & Culture Course 2018

“While in the United States, you will not only be students in America’s high schools, but ambassadors of Thai culture and values. When you return home to Thailand, you will be leaders, alumni of the U.S. Embassy, and a great and good friends of the U.S. forevermore.” Ambassador Glyn T. Davies shared these inspiring words ...
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25th Anniversary of Thai-US Partnership on HIV Vaccine Development

To mark HIV Vaccine Awareness Day on May 18, US and Thai HIV vaccine researchers are presenting information around ongoing work that resulted from Thailand’s landmark RV144 vaccine study — the only HIV vaccine clinical trial to show efficacy to date. Researchers at the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science (AFRIMS) in Bangkok, along ...
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USA Superfoods – Secrets of Vitality

On Wednesday, May 2,  Mr. Russ Nicely, Agricultural Counselor for the U.S. Embassy in Thailand introduced a program titled, “USA Superfoods – Secrets of Vitality”, featuring Mr. Bob Moore, the founder of Bob’s Red Mill USA, a leading brand for organic and gluten free wholegrains. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Dry ...
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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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EducationUSA Counselor Conference 2018

What features a Deputy Chief of Mission, a Regional Education Advising Coordinator, four amazing school representatives, and dozens of talented school counselors? EducationUSA Thailand’s first Counselor Workshop of 2018! The workshop, held Wednesday, April 4th, included opening remarks by Cultural Affairs Attaché Neal Murata, an overview of U.S. admissions trends by Regional Educational Advising Coordinator ...
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Great and Good Friends Exhibition

The objects have arrived! Items on loan from U.S. institutions will be displayed at the Great and Good Friends exhibition at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles from March 21 until June 30. A team of experts from the Smithsonian Institute, Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, and the Queen Sirikit Museum of ...
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Bangkok Eco-Capitals Forum Green Bangkok 2018 Conference

Ambassador Glyn Davies recently addressed the Bangkok Eco-Capitals Forum Green Bangkok 2018 Conference at the Australian Embassy.  Ten of Bangkok’s largest diplomatic missions, representatives from the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Environment Department, Bangkok and Mahidol Universities, Bangkok River Partners, and environmentally-focused NGO’s and businesses attended the event.  The Conference featured a series of speakers who showcased ...
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American English E-Teacher Summer 2018

The American English E-Teacher Program offers 8-week, online university-level courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) developed by U.S. educational institutions. What courses are available? Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Exploration of Culture in an EFL Setting Teaching Grammar Communicatively Professional Development for ...
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Closing Ceremony of Cobra Gold 2018

On February 23, 2018, Ambassador Glyn Davies and Admiral Harry Harris, Commander of United States Pacific Command, joined General Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan, Thailand’s Chief of Defense Forces, to preside over the Closing Ceremony of Cobra Gold 2018, the largest multilateral exercise in the Asia-Pacific region. Cobra Gold 2018 was the 37th exercise in the series and ...
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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. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Award Ceremony at Wat Chaiwattanaram

Ambassador Glyn Davies awarded a grant of $325,000 from theAmbassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) to The World Monuments Fund which will be used to fund Phase Two of the restoration of Wat Chaiwatthanaram in Ayutthaya. “Wat Chai is a magnificent and beautiful site. As part of the UNESCO World Heritage area in Ayutthaya, it is also an ...
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Ambassador Davies Launches “Great and Good Friends”

On February 8, U.S. Ambassador Glyn T. Davies announced the launch of “Great and Good Friends,” an exhibition at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles displaying the official gifts exchanged between the two nations at significant moments over the past 200 years. “The Great and Good Friends exhibit pays tribute to the deep and enduring ...
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U.S. Researchers Awarded in Thailand

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC February 1, 2018 We congratulate the two U.S. research teams awarded the prestigious Prince Mahidol Awards on January 31 in Bangkok, Thailand. The awards, presented by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, recognized the two teams’ remarkable achievements in the fields of medicine and public health. ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Kamphaengphet and Phitsanulok

Ambassador and Mrs. Davies recently visited Kamphaengphet and Phitsanulok to visit U.S. company Monsanto, observe cutting-edge bilateral infectious disease research, discuss with local officials, talk to Naresuan University students about 200 years of U.S.-Thai relations, and visit Kamphaengphet Historical Park with a local Peace Corps Volunteer.
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Webinar Announcement: Teacher Development Series 1

The American English team is pleased to offer American English Live: Teacher Development Series 1 on the American English for Educators Facebook page. The six online seminars of the series cover a variety of topics intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world. At the end of each event, participants ...
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Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Ceremony at King Rama IV Museum, Wat Rajathiwas Rajaworavihara

Ambassador Glyn Davies presides over an Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) ceremony at King Rama IV Museum, Wat Rajathiwas Rajaworavihara in Bangkok. Under the grant they receive from AFCP, the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science at Silpakorn University will perform conservation for 19th-Century objects in the Royal Collection of the museum. “The special friendship between ...
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2018 New Year Gift Ideas from Thai and American Embassy and Consulate Staff

U.S. Embassy Bangkok today launches a video to wish Thai people a happy New Year. The video features U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond, along with Thai and American staff exchanging gifts. They answer the question, “What gift would you give to your Thai or American friend that helps explain your ...
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American English E-Teacher Spring 2018

The American English E-Teacher Program offers 8-week, online university-level courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) developed by U.S. educational institutions. What courses are available? Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Exploration of Culture in an EFL Setting Teaching Grammar Communicatively Professional Development for ...
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Veterans Day Ceremony 2017

Ambassador Glyn Davies commemorated Veteran’s Day in a ceremony that paid tribute to those Americans who have served or continue to serve in the U.S. military, and honored those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the armed forces. Veterans’ Day is celebrated in the United States each year on November 11.
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USAID and Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre Partner to Reduce HIV Infection

UBON RATCHATHANI, Thailand, November 3, 2017 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), launched a three-year project with the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre to support 13 provinces with HIV prevention, treatment and care for key populations, including men who have ...
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Ambassador Davies at the “From Barriers to Bridges” Conference

On September 20, U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies opened a three-day event in Bangkok with over 125 delegates from nearly 20 Asian countries to find ways to improve healthcare access, especially for HIV prevention, testing, and treatment services for transgender people. Participants at the  The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)USAID AsiaUnited Nations Development Programme – UNDP  and  UNAIDS  sponsored consultation — the first of its kind in ...
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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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POW/MIA Recognition Day 2017

Each year since 1986, the President of the United States of America issues a proclamation commemorating National POW/MIA Recognition Day on the third Friday of September. Today, September 15, Ambassador Davies joined Embassy staff at a ceremony to honor and recognize the sacrifices of those Americans who have been prisoners of war and those who ...
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Warden Conference 2017

U.S. Embassy Bangkok relies on a team of roughly 45 Volunteer Consular Wardens to help meet the routine and urgent needs of Americans in the Kingdom.  Ambassador Glyn Davies joined the U.S. Embassy’s American Citizen Services team on September 15 to thank the wardens for their outstanding service to Americans both living and visiting Thailand.
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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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Discover Thailand’s Astronauts Scholarship Program

The U.S. Embassy wants to send you to Space Camp! Ambassador Davies announced yesterday that as part of Discover Thailand’s Astronauts Scholarship Program, we will send one boy, and one girl of Thai nationality, aged between 14-18, to train at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, USA. Are you ready to reach ...
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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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EducationUSA Graduate Fair

Thinking about continuing your education with a graduate degree program in the U.S.? Don’t miss your chance to join us at the U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Graduate Fair to meet with U.S. university representatives on September 12, 2017, from 17:30-20:30 at the American Hub (BTS Ploenchit). Pre-register for free at https://educationusathailand.eventbrite.com/ Get scholarship information for graduate levels from representatives ...
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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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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Visited Thailand

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid an official visit to Thailand on August 8th as guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand. The Secretary will underscore the U.S. commitment to the bilateral relations with Thailand, and to pay respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Secretary Tillerson greeted ...
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55th Anniversary of Peace Corps Thailand

On August 1, U.S. Ambassador Glyn T. Davies, President of Friends of Thailand Carolyn Nickels-Cox and  Peace Corps Thailand  Country Director Howard Williams hosted celebrations to commemorate the 55th anniversary of U.S. Peace Corps in Thailand. The Ambassador praised the program as “a testament to the stability of our enduring friendship” and recognized the contributions of over 5,500 ...
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New Orleans Jazz All Stars Concert

In remembrance of the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thailand’s beloved “Jazz King,” the U.S. Embassy in association with the Kitarat Foundation brought the New Orleans Jazz All Stars to perform concerts in Bangkok on July 15-16, 2017. They were the last jazz band to perform for the late King. This performances were part of a ...
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Regional Consultation Toward a Southeast Asia Framework for Zika Virus Preparedness and Response

Acting U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Henry Jardine launched a regional conference that increased understanding about the threat from the Zika virus. The conference, hosted on July 12 by the Thai Ministry of Public Health, was the first in a series of meetings in countries across Asia to address the Zika virus, which is linked ...
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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Hero at U.S. Embassy Bangkok

On July 11, U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies welcomed Weerawan “Boom” Mosby who is one of the eight individuals to receive the prestigious Trafficking-in-Persons (TIP) Report Award from U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson in Washington, D.C. on June 27. In collaboration with the Royal Thai Police, Khun Boom created Southeast Asia’s first Advocacy Center for Children (ACT ...
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EducationUSA Thailand team at Bunyawatwitthayalai School in Lampang

The U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Thailand team travelled to Lampang to talk to over 200 students at Bunyawatwitthayalai School on Wednesday, July 5. Students and teachers learned about scholarship opportunities and applying to universities in the U.S. The team also had the chance to meet the two winners from the Intel ISEF 2017 Grand Award Competition ...
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U.S. Independence Day Reception 2017

On June 29, Ambassador Glyn Davies and Embassy colleagues welcomed Thai and international friends to celebrate the 241st anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America. This year’s theme, “Music in the Park,” celebrated the sense of community and friendship that are created when people gather in a public spaces to enjoy free ...
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Blue Diamond Launches “Almond Breeze”, Dairy-Free Milk Made from California Almonds

On June 28, 2017, Mr. Paul Welcher, Agricultural Attaché of U.S. Department of Agriculture joined Blue Diamond Growers, a U.S. almond-growing agricultural cooperative based in Sacramento, California, at their launch event for Blue Diamond Almond Breeze in Thailand. Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, is a healthy dairy-free alternative to milk which is now available in 7-11s ...
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College Application Boot Camp 2017

The U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA program hosted our “College Application Boot Camp” at the AUA Language Center, Chamchuri Square on Sunday, June 25 and at the Embassy’s American Hub on Monday, June 26. High school students attended the workshop to learn about application process, essay writing, and admission requirements for undergraduate programs in the U.S. Don’t forget ...
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Pride Together: Human is One

LGBTI Rights are Human Rights. For Pride Month 2017, the Consulate co-hosted an event with Mplus Foundation, Dhammadrops, and Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University at House of Photography. Our theme was “Pride Together: Human is One” and featured a play, Chiang Mai Pride photo exhibition from photographer Thanathip Adirekkiet, and a film screening ...
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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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LGBTI Pride Reception 2017

On June 20, Ambassador Glyn Davies hosted U.S. Embassy Bangkok’s annual #LGBTI Pride reception at his residence. The event brought together LGBTI activists, foreign dignitaries, representatives from the Thai government and civil society, and members of Bangkok’s LGBTI community, and included remarks from Ambassador Davies and Dr. Vitit Muntarbhorn, the United Nations’ first Independent Expert ...
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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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EducationUSA College App Camps (Sunday, June 25 and Monday, June 26, 2017)

For Juniors preparing U.S. university applications this summer and fall, we’re pleased to offer the latest U.S. Embassy EducationUSA College App Camps Sunday, June 25 at AUA Library, 21st floor, Chamchuri Square Monday, June 26 at The American Hub, 9th floor, GPF Witthayu Tower A, 93/1 Wireless Road Our App Camps have been designed to ...
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Connecting Asia: A Regional Consultation on ICT, HIV, MSM and Getting to the 90-90-90 Targets

On June 14, U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies opened a three-day event in Bangkok with over 150 delegates from 22 Asian countries to find ways to improve the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to connect men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women with HIV prevention, testing and treatment services. Participants at ...
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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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2017 Annual Free Thai Movement Luncheon

Ambassador and Mrs. Davies attended the Annual Free Thai Movement Luncheon June 10 to honor and show appreciation to those who served in the Free Thai Movement, and to continue the strong relationship between Thailand and the U.S. The Free Thai Movement was established during WWII, during which time Thai students in the United States ...
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Congratulatory Reception for 2017 Thai Fulbright Awardees

Ambassador Glyn Davies and Panyarak Poolthup, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulated Thai Fulbright grantees for the 2017-2018 academic year at a reception on Friday, June 9, 2017. The grantees will study, do research and teach in universities across the United States, including Cornell, Stanford, Columbia, Washington State University and the ...
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The Chief of Mission Residence: A Brief History

To appreciate the United States Ambassador’s home in Bangkok, with its graceful architecture and lush grounds, one needs to understand the people and events that transformed a rice field distant from the old city to the welcoming home of today. —Written by Paul C. Jorgensen, J.D. The Undeveloped East of Bangkok By the late 1800s, ...
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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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IVLP on Our Planet: Wildlife Conservation and Combatting Trafficking

The U.S. Embassy Bangkok is proud to showcase Khun Ruthairat Songchan’s trip to the U.S. under the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Khun Ruthairat, Forestry Technical Officer from Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, attended the IVLP on “Our Planet: Wildlife Conservation and Combatting Trafficking” from April 22-May 12, 2017 where she had ...
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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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CARAT 2017

The 23rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) military exercise recently kicked-off at the Royal Thai Navy base in Sattahip. “Our engagement through CARAT provides the U.S. and Thailand an opportunity to strengthen our alliance and maritime partnership in very meaningful ways,” said Rear Admiral Don Gabrielson, commander, Task Force 73. “The complexity of ...
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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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Ambassador Davies at TechCamp Thailand

On May 17, Ambassador Davies thanked 60 participants from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines for participating in “TechCamp Thailand.” The TechCamp participants spent the last two days learning from 15 global and regional expert trainers how to use developing technologies to promote peace and dialogue in their local communities. The U.S. Embassy will provide ...
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Military students from Army Training Command Language Center visited American Hub

A group of military students from the Army Training Command Language Center visited the American Hub on Wednesday, May 17 to learn about American culture and Thai-U.S. relations. The students are part of an American English curriculum.They also learned about opportunities through the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) and EducationUSA.
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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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EducationUSA Thailand team at Kamnoetwit Science Academy (KVIS)

The U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Thailand team attended an Education Fair at Kamnoetwit Science Academy (KVIS) in Rayong province on Sunday, May 14. An EducationUSA advisor as well as an Officer from the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section spoke with over 200 parents and high school students about the application process for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ...
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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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Ambassador Davies visited Duang Prateep Foundation and Mercy Centre

Ambassador and Mrs. Davies traveled to nearby Khlong Toey to visit two charitable foundations that have been serving the city’s poorest children, elderly, handicapped, and other vulnerable communities for decades. During their visit to the Duang Prateep Foundation, they met with the children as well as with a highly trained volunteer team of firefighters and ...
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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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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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American Arts Incubator on River Health

Using data sculpture to explore social and environmental issues in Bangkok June 2, 2017 Artist Talk, Friends of BACC Room, 6th floor, BACC June 3 – 22, 2017 Workshops at BACC June 22 – 30, 2017 Exhibition, Hall, 5th floor, BACC Join us for a workshop with new media artist, Scott Kildall, who will lead ...
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Thai-U.S. Educational Cooperation Reception

On April 26, Ambassador Glyn Davies hosted alumni from Columbia University’s Teachers College at a reception to celebrate Thai-U.S. educational cooperation. Ambassador Davies spoke about the importance of the Thai-U.S. educational relationship and the U.S. Embassy’s support for ongoing educational development in Thailand, especially in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
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Women in Science Roundtable

On April 26, Ambassador Davies hosted a group of female scientists, ranging from senior figures to Ph.D. students, from academia, government, and the private sector, to celebrate women in science and promote gender equality in science. Professor Geraldine Richmond, one of America’s most distinguished scientists, joined the roundtable and shared her experiences pursuing a career ...
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Lower Mekong Initiative Young Scientist Networking Workshop

Ambassador Davies joined Somporn Vongvuthipornchai, the President and CEO of PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP), and colleagues from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on April 26 to kick off the inaugural networking event for young scientists from Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) partner countries. LMI is a partnership among Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, the United ...
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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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Applying to U.S. LL.M. Programs: Setting Yourself Apart

On Monday, April 24, EducationUSA Thailand hosted an info session: “Applying to U.S. LL.M. Programs: Setting Yourself Apart,” presented by Gabrielle L Goodwin, Director of Graduate Legal Studies and Lecturer in Law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Students learned how to prepare their application, resume, and personal statement according to U.S. university ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Mukdahan

On April 19, 2017, U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies visited Mukdahan province. During the visit, he met with the Mukdahan Governor Sorasit Ritsorakrai to discuss the scope for development of the province, including plans for the special economic zone that covers three districts that border the Mekong River. Ambassador Davies also met volunteer American Citizen Services ...
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The Distinctive Flavours of America with American Food

Ambassador Davies joined food and beverage professionals across Bangkok April 7 to hear from Chef Chom, Executive Chef of the Pomodoro Group and Culinary Institute of America graduate, describe the best methods for pairing American foods and beverages based on his extensive experience at several Michelin Star restaurants. He was joined by Steve Bashore, a ...
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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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Assistant U.S. Trade Representative (AUSTR) Barbara Weisel in Bangkok

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative (AUSTR) Barbara Weisel led a delegation of USTR and U.S. Department of Commerce officials to Bangkok March 29-April 3 for a series of meetings focused on expanding U.S. trade in Thailand and the ASEAN region. During the U.S.-ASEAN meeting on March 30, AUSTR Weisel outlined the Trump Administration’s trade agenda and ...
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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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Ambassador Davies Celebrated the Expansion of Google Thailand Office

Ambassador Davies joined Digital Economy Minister Pichet Durongkaveroj, business leaders, and YouTube creators March 30 to celebrate the expansion of the Thailand office of Google, one of America’s most innovative and admired technology companies. Science and technology play an important role in the Thai-U.S. partnership, enabling us to solve global challenges, create jobs, and power ...
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Generation Democracy Summit

On March 30, Ambassador Glyn Davies gave remarks to a group of 40 youth leaders from 13 Asian countries at the Generation Democracy summit in Bangkok. Ambassador Davies spoke on the importance of youth engagement in the political process, and fostering an environment in which youth leaders take a constructive role in the development of ...
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United States and Thailand Signed an Information-Sharing Agreement to Combat Child Sexual Exploitation

On 27 March, representatives of the U.S. National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the Royal Thai Police’s Thailand Internet Crimes Against Children (TICAC) Task Force signed an information-sharing agreement to combat child sexual exploitation. The agreement will permit Thai officials’ direct access NCMEC’s reports on cases of child sexual exploitation. While TICAC ...
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Ambassador Davies attended an Alumni Reception of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS)

Ambassador Davies attended an alumni reception of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS). Ambassador Davies, who attended APCSS in 2006, reconnected with fellow alums and spoke about the APCSS goals of “Educating, Connecting and Empowering.” APCSS, based in Honolulu, Hawaii, addresses regional and global security issues, inviting military and civilian representatives ...
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Enabling Private Sector Clean Energy Investment in Southeast and South Asia

On March 27, U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies addressed a regional meeting in Bangkok on enabling private sector clean energy investment in Southeast and South Asia. This networking event brought together corporations, investors, project developers and governments interested in this emerging market. Participants included top executives from more than 30 companies that are committed to scaling ...
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“Crossing the Dateline” Exhibition

A new exhibit, “Crossing the Dateline” opened at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC) on Thursday, March 23. The exhibit features nine contemporary artists who met while studying at the University of California Davis. The lead American artist is Carol Hopper, a sculptor whose work has been featured in the Guggenheim Museum and the ...
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UNODC Regional Conference on Improving Cross-Border Criminal Justice Cooperation

Ambassador Glyn Davies emphasized the importance of strengthening legal cooperation among ASEAN countries at the UNODC Regional Conference on Improving Cross-Border Criminal Justice Cooperation on March 22. Ambassador Davies praised the work of Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol and her efforts to advance the cause of enhanced regional cooperation in the criminal justice sector ...
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Swearing-In Ceremony for Peace Corps Thailand

Ambassador Glyn T. Davies and the U.S. Embassy team traveled to Singburi Province on March 20 to participate in the Swearing-In Ceremony for Peace Corps Thailand. During the event, the Ambassador administered the oath of service to 65 new volunteers who will be working in education and with youth, and along with several volunteers, gave ...
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National Women’s History Month

Members of the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai gather on March 15 to commemorate National Women’s History Month. The U.S. Mission is proud of our talented female professionals and celebrates their significant contributions to our Mission. Throughout our history, women have made enormous contributions in the service of our country, and ...
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The Chick Corea Elektric Band LIVE IN BANGKOK

In collaboration with Bangkok Christian College, the U.S. Embassy presented “The Chick Corea Elektric Band LIVE IN BANGKOK” at K-Bank Siam Pic-Ganesha Theatre on Saturday, March 11. Ambassador and Mrs. Davies also attended the sold-out concert highlighting Chick’s ongoing 75th Birthday celebration. This program is one of the major cultural programs by the U.S. Embassy ...
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Allison Miller Quartet Concert at Rangsit University

In partnership with Rangsit University’s Conservatory of Music and Jazz Education Abroad, the U.S. Embassy supported Allison Miller Quartet and a number of American jazz musicians at the 2017 Thailand Jazz Workshop held at Rangsit University during March 5-11, 2017. Allison Miller Quartet performed a free concert at the auditorium of Conservatory of Music, Rangsit ...
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Consular Outreach: Phuket

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Phuket Date: Friday, March 17, 2017 Time: 8:00AM to 11:00AM Venue: Le Meridien Hotel, Karon Address: 29 Soi Karon Nui, Tambon Karon, Amphur Muang Phuket, 83100 Thailand Hotel phone:  (66)(76) 370 100 http://www.starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1848&language=en_US Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis; no ...
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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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Consular Outreach: Khon Kaen

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Khon Kaen Date: Friday, March 10, 2017 Time: 8:00AM to 11:00AM Venue: Pullman Hotel Address: 9-9 Prachasumran Road, Nai Muang, Muang 40000 KHON KAEN Hotel phone: Telephone: (+66)43/322155 Fax: (+66)43/322150 Email: pullman@pullmankhonkaen.com Website:  http://www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-1877-pullman-khon-kaen-raja-orchid/index.shtml Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served ...
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The Cobra Gold 2017 Humanitarian Civic Action Dedication Ceremony

On February 23, Ambassador Glyn Davies joined Royal Thai Armed Forces Chief of the Joint Staff General Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan in presiding over the Cobra Gold 2017 Humanitarian Civic Action (HCA) Site One dedication ceremony at Ban Non Lueam School in Nakhon Ratchasima. Cobra Gold 2017 includes a total of six HCA projects to construct multi-purpose ...
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The Third Session of “Young Women Lead!”

U.S. Ambassador Glyn Davies welcomed young women leaders to the third session of Young Women Lead! (YWL!) on February 22. The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok in partnership with the International Republican Institute (IRI) is hosting the series of six programs focusing on Young Women’s Leadership. In an interactive session on “Women and Leadership: Success Stories ...
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Ambassador Davies delivered remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce-hosted special fundraiser celebrating Black History Month

Ambassador Davies delivered remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce-hosted special fundraiser celebrating Black History Month on Tuesday, February 21, proceeds from which will benefit AMCHAM Thailand’s Adopt-A-School Program. Each year, throughout the month of February, the United States celebrates the achievements of African Americans and recognizes their significant contributions to our nation’s history and ...
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Ambassador Davies Visited Nakhon Si Thammarat

On February 16, Ambassador Glyn Davies visited Nakhon Si Thammarat Province in southern Thailand where he helped distribute hygiene kits to families affected by the recent flooding. This U.S. government assistance in solidarity with the Thai people, through the USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, is part of a grant to Save the Children ...
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Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., Commander of U.S. Pacific Command visited Thailand

Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., Commander of U.S. Pacific Command, Arrived on Monday 13 February to attend the opening ceremony of Cobra Gold 2017. His first stop was to the Grand Palace to pay his condolences to the Royal family and people of Thailand on the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. On 14 February, he ...
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Cobra Gold 2017 Opening Ceremony

Ambassador Glyn T. Davies; Commander of U.S. Pacific Command Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr.; and Thailand’s Chief of Defense Forces General Surapong Suwana-adth presided over the February 14 opening ceremony for Cobra Gold 2017, the largest multilateral exercise in Asia co-hosted by Thailand and the United States. This, the 36th version of Cobra Gold, brings ...
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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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The 2nd Southeast Asia Judicial Workshop on Cybercrime

Ambassador Glyn Davies gave opening remarks on February 7, 2017 at the 2nd Southeast Asia Judicial Workshop on Cybercrime. The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Thai Courts of Justice, organized and sponsored the cybercrime workshop. Judges from Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, ...
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EducationUSA Fairs 2017

On February 4, Ambassador Davies welcomed representatives from U.S. colleges and universities to Bangkok for our annual EducationUSA fair at the Renaissance Hotel. Over 30 U.S. colleges and universities provided information on admissions and scholarships to more than 600 students and family members. The U.S. Embassy also provided information on its EducationUSA services, tips for ...
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Bangkok Farmers’ Market

Ambassador Glyn Davies welcomed members of the U.S. Embassy community and vendors at Bangkok Farmers’ Market event on February 2, 2017. The Ambassador noted that this market has become one of the Embassy’s most popular activities. “I wish the organizers of the Bangkok Farmer’s Market continued success in reaching out to more and more communities ...
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Black History Month

Ambassador Glyn Davies spoke at a Black History Month event at U.S. Embassy Bangkok on February 2, 2017. The event was organized by the Embassy’s Black History Month committee and kicks off a series of events during the month of February that will celebrate the achievements of African Americans and the central role they have ...
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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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A Celebration of U.S. Education in the American Hub

On January 19, Ambassador Glyn Davies attended a celebration of U.S. education in the Embassy’s brand-new American Hub on the 9th Floor of the GPF Wireless Building in Bangkok. He recognized the winners of the “Discovering Thailand’s Astronaut” Scholarship Competition (Khun Teeramet Kunpittaya and Khun Chayanis Opassereepadung), the 2016 National Spelling Bee winners (Khun Chaichan ...
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Ambassador Davies at Assumption University, Suvarnabhumi Campus

On Tuesday, January 17, Ambassador Glyn Davies traveled to Assumption University, Suvarnabhumi Campus, to speak with students and faculty about the legacy of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the past, present, and future of U.S.-Thai relations. Ambassador Davies remarked that the U.S.-Thai relationship continues to deepen through various economic, health, education, and security-related initiatives.
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Ambassador Davies Visited Phuket

On January 13, Ambassador and Mrs. Davies visited Phuket Province, the largest island in Thailand located on the Andaman Sea coast. The Ambassador and Mrs. Davies began with a tour of Phuket Airport’s new international terminal, where they learned about the tourism industry in Phuket and security measures the airport is taking to protect more ...
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Happy New Year from U.S. Mission Thailand

U.S. Embassy Releases Phon Pi Mai Video To Wish Thais a Happy New Year U.S. Embassy Bangkok today launches a video to wish Thai people joy and happiness in the upcoming New Year. The 90-second video features U.S. Ambassador Glyn T. Davies, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond, along with Thai and American staff, performing ...
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Mekong River Project 2016

On December 18th-22nd, 42 youth leaders from Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand get together in Chiang Rai, Thailand to participate in the Mekong River Project 2016. This program aims at empowering the youth from vulnerable communities around the Golden Triangle as “Mekong River Ambassadors” through creation of an eco-tourist circuit in the region; at the same ...
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The First Session of “Young Women Lead!”

December 14th, at The Mezzanine-Dean & Deluca, The International Republican Institute (IRI), in partnership with U.S. Embassy Bangkok launched the first of six sessions of “Young Women Lead!” (YWL!). YWL! is a program created to bring together promising Thai young women to participate in interactive workshops that explore the themes of women’s civic engagement and ...
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Women’s Leadership Forum

The Regional English Language Office in Bangkok hosts a successful Forum on Women’s Leadership in Hanoi. The event is a professional development for Professional Communications for Leaders (PCSL) project alumni and regional leaders; the participants include regional leaders from sectors including education, entrepreneurship, STEM, and health and human services from the five LMI countries (Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and ...
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Friend of the Museum Award

The Embassy is honored to have received the “Friend of the Museum Award” from the National Science Museum on the occasion of International Science Center and Science Museum Day on November 10. Science museums serve to increase public understanding of and engagement on science and technology and inspire the next generation of creative and innovative ...
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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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Peace Corps in Thailand

Every year we celebrate International Volunteer Day on December 5, a day that marks a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote the work they do in communities throughout the world. For 54 years, Peace Corps volunteers have been working in communities throughout Thailand, strengthening ...
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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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Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on the Passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

On behalf of the men and women of the Department of Defense, I join President Obama in offering my condolences to the Royal Family of the Kingdom of Thailand and the people of Thailand, on the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.  His majesty served his nation tirelessly, and his dedication to the people ...
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Statement by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on the Passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

I join President Obama and the American people in offering our deepest condolences to members of the Royal Family of the Kingdom of Thailand, and to the people of Thailand, on the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.  For over 70 years, His Majesty led Thailand with integrity and compassion, always mindful of the ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador on the Passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

On behalf of the United States of America and all Americans in Thailand, I offer heartfelt condolences on the passing of His Majesty the King to Her Majesty the Queen, all members of the Royal Family, and the people of the Kingdom of Thailand.     His Majesty lived a long and glorious life. Americans ...
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Statement by the President on the Passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

On behalf of the people of the United States, I offer my heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, her children and grandchildren, and the people of Thailand on the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.  His Majesty the King was a close friend of the United States and a valued partner of many ...
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U.S. Presidential History: October

October 5 1947 President Harry Truman made the first-ever televised presidential address from the White House. October 9 1888 The Washington Monument, one of the most recognizable landmarks in the U.S. capital, officially opened to the public. October 11 1975 William Jefferson Clinton, known as Bill Clinton married Hillary Rodham in Little Rock, Arkansas. Bill ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Krabi

On October 3, Ambassador and Mrs. Davies visited the beautiful coastal province of Krabi, located in the south of Thailand. Krabi is known for its more than 150 islands and as one of Thailand’s largest producer of palm oil. It is also well known as a province where nearly half the population is Muslim, and ...
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Ambassador Davies at Warden Conference 2016

Ambassador Glyn Davies joined the U.S. Embassy’s American Citizen Services team and nearly 40 of our volunteer consular wardens for the Warden Conference in Bangkok on September 30, 2016. The Volunteer Consular Wardens of U.S. Embassy Thailand are on the front lines every day helping meet the routine and urgent needs of Americans in the ...
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U.S. Liberal Arts & Sciences College Fair 2016

On September 29, EducationUSA Thailand hosted our first U.S. Liberal Arts & Sciences College Fair at AUA Language Center for prospective undergraduate students. U.S. college representatives provided information about scholarships and unique academic options to attendees. We also organized information sessions about U.S. Liberal Arts & Sciences colleges and STEM education to group of high ...
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Ambassador Davies joined Run for Dek Thai

Ambassador Glyn Davies and several members of the U.S. Embassy community joined nearly 2000 people at the inaugural Run for Dek Thai hosted by the American Women’s Club at Bangkok’s Lumpini Park on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The event raised money for the AWC Scholarship program, a 21-year old program that has supported over 7000 ...
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10th Anniversary of YES Program

The U.S. Embassy celebrated 10 years of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program on Thursday, Sept. 22 with a reception hosted by Ambassador Glyn Davies. This popular exchange program sends over 900 high-school students from around the world annually to spend a year in the U.S., studying in American high schools. YES alumni ...
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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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Ambassador Davies visited Trat

On September 19, Ambassador and Mrs. Davies and an Embassy team visited Trat Province, an eastern province located on the border with Cambodia and known for its unique history and natural beauty. The Ambassador and Mrs. Davies began with a tour of a marine conservation project in Trat Bay, during which he met with researchers ...
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YSEALI U.S. Election Debate Camp – Chiang Mai

On September 18, YSEALI gathered over 30 youth from every region of Thailand to attend a debate camp at Payap University in Chiang Mai. The two winners, Mr. Sila Thongborisute and Mr.Sirasith Suchartlikitwongse, will compete in the final debate at U.S. Embassy Bangkok’s Election Watch Event on November 9 with Ambassador Glyn Davies!
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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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Embassy Volunteers joined Coastal Cleanup in Rayong

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, 28 volunteers from U.S. Embassy Bangkok joined a group of 500 participants to help clean up the 3.5 Kilometer-long Namrin Beach in Rayong Province, Thailand. Major groups and sponsors of the International Coastal Cleanup Day included Dow Chemical Thailand Limited, the Rayong Province Municipal Office, and several schools and local ...
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U.S. Liberal Arts & Sciences College Fair

EducationUSA Thailand, part of U.S. Embassy Bangkok, will host its first “U.S. Liberal Arts & Sciences College Fair” for prospective undergraduate students interested in studying in the U.S. on Thursday, September 29, 2016, from 17:00–19:30 hrs. at the AUA Language Center, Chamchuri Sqaure (MRT Sam Yan Station). Here you’ll be able to learn more about scholarship and internship ...
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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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POW/MIA Recognition Day 2016

Ambassador Davies spoke at the National POW/MIA Recognition Day event at the U.S. Embassy September 16. “We pause today to reflect on the heroism of the thousands of Americans and their allies who endured the hardship of enemy confinement,” said Ambassador Davies. “We also reflect on the tens of thousands whose fate remains unknown and ...
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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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My Musical America | Broadway Hopping in New York City

This month we’re talking with Bangkok University graduate student and Broadway musical superfan Phongsiya Pradityont. In July 2014, she and a friend spent a week in New York City seeing seven Broadway shows in a row. She chronicled her American theater experience on Instagram under the hashtag #7DaysonBway. So what made you decide to go ...
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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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U.S. Presidential History: September

September 3 1919 President Woodrow Wilson embarked on a tour across the United States to promote American membership in the League of Nations. September 4 1951 President Harry S. Truman made first transcontinental television broadcast. The speech focused on Truman’s acceptance of a treaty that officially ended America’s post-World War II occupation of Japan. September 5 1975 ...
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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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Access Microscholarship Students from Ubon visited U.S. Embassy

Seventy Access Microscholarship students from Ubon Ratchathani visited the U.S. Embassy August 29 and put their new English communication skills to good use. They participated in language activities with our English Language Fellows and were inspired by alumni from YSEALI (Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative) who spoke about their exchange experiences in the U.S. The ...
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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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Opening of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s First Liaison Office in Thailand

The U.S. Embassy celebrated the opening of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s first liaison office in Thailand at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang on Friday, August 19. The Center will accept applications from Thai students to attend Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, and two students will receive full scholarships from the U.S. Embassy. ...
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Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and Department of Environment representatives provided U.S. Embassy with color-coded recycling bins

On August 19, 2016 Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Pathumwan District and Department of Environment representatives provided the U.S. Embassy with color-coded recycling bins as part of the Bangkok Eco-Capitals Forum’s “Environment Performance and Sustainability Pledge.” The Pledge, signed earlier in June, promotes cooperation between the BMA and 17 embassies and international organization in Bangkok. The ...
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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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FAS Administrator Karsting in Thailand

On August 10, 2016, U.S. Embassy Bangkok welcomed Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator Phil Karsting to Thailand. FAS Administrator Karsting met with Thammachart Seafood team who is the leading importer of U.S. seafood such as U.S. king salmon, Alaska king crab, cod fish, lobster, oysters, and more. A highlight of FAS Administrator Karsting’s visit was ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Phang Nga

On August 8, Ambassador and Mrs. Davies visited Phang Nga province. The Ambassador used the opportunity to highlight Secretary Kerry’s #OurOcean movement, visiting Ao Phang Nga marine park. The Ambassador toured the park with an expert from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. During a courtesy call with the governor, the Ambassador reiterated ...
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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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Farewell Reception for EducationUSA Advisees

On August 4, 2016, Ambassador Davies hosted a farewell reception at his residence for EducationUSA advisees who have been accepted to study at U.S. universities. The reception also brought together Thai alumni of U.S. universities, Fulbright scholars, scholars from the Office of the Civil Service Commission, university professors, and school counselors. The famous all-male a cappella ...
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Consular Outreach: Khon Kaen

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Khon Kaen on Friday, August 19, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: PULLMAN KHON KAEN RAJA ORCHID  9/9 PRACHASUMRAN ROAD, NAI MUANG, MUANG, KHON KAEN 40000 THAILAND Phone: 04-332-2155 Email: Pullman@pullmankhonkaen.com Website: www.pullmanhotels.comwww.accorhotels.com Services will be provided on ...
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Chef Richard Blais in Bangkok

U.S. Embassy Bangkok welcomed our latest culinary envoy  Richard Blais to Thailand. Chef Blais is known worldwide as the winner of Top Chef All Stars and a celebrity judge on many cooking reality shows. He kicked off his trip to Bangkok with a special luncheon service for Her Royal Highness Princess Mahachakri Sirindhorn during her visit to ...
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American Youth Leadership Program Thailand 2016

On July 26th, American Youth Leadership Program Thailand 2016, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, engaged 20 Montana high school students and two adult participants at AUA Chiang Mai on an all-expense paid study of Thailand focused on food security, climate change, leadership development, and community service.
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Consular Outreach: Pattaya

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Pattaya on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM at the: Amari Garden Pattaya 240 Pattaya-Naklua Road, Pattaya, 20150 Tel. +66 (0) 3841 8418 Fax. +66 (0) 3842 8165 http://www.amari.com/garden-pattaya/ Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served ...
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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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Uncle Sam Community Development Camp Heads South

During their school break from July 13-15, 40 Muslim students from the American Corner Pattani and Yala joined together in Satun Province at the “Uncle Sam Community Development Camp” to build their awareness of volunteerism, boost their knowledge about the United States, and practice their English with native speakers. Led by four Peace Corps volunteers, ...
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NBA Cares Basketball Clinic at Wat Chaimongkol School

Will Barton of the Denver Nuggets and Jr. NBA Head Coach Chris Summer conducted an NBA Cares Basketball Clinic for Wat Chaimongkol School students on July 13, 2016 to promote an active lifestyle among children; and teach them leadership, cooperation, and communication skills that help young people to succeed in all areas of their lives. ...
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YSEALI Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar Reception

On July 12, Ambassador Glyn T. Davies hosted a reception at his residence in honor of 40 youth leaders who are now attending the YSEALI Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar (TIES). During the seminar, the participants explored issues of shared values and discovered ways to inspire positive community action, volunteerism, and grassroots mobilization in local ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomed Montana High School Students and Teachers

On July 8, the U.S. Embassy welcomed a group of 22 Montana high school students and teachers visiting here on a U.S Department of State program, the American Youth Leadership Program, to better understand Thailand. They were introduced to the U.S. Embassy, the U.S.-Thailand bilateral relationship, and our English Access Microscholarship Program (Access Program). The ...
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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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U.S. Presidential History: July

July 2 1964 U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson carried out John F. Kennedy’s campaign for civil rights reform and signed into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House. July 4 1776 U.S. declared independence. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence, which proclaims ...
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U.S. Independence Day Reception 2016

On June 30, Ambassador Glyn Davies and Embassy colleagues welcomed Thai and international friends to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America. Celebrating the centennial of the U.S. National Park Service through “America from Sea to Shining Sea,” the Ambassador highlighted the significance of the U.S. national parks system ...
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Ambassador Glyn T. Davies visited the National Defense College (NDC)

On June 30, Ambassador Glyn T. Davies visited the National Defense College (NDC), Thailand’s highest educational institution in the field of strategy and security studies. Ambassador Davies was welcomed by NDC Superintendent Lieutenant General Chaianan Jantakananuruk and addressed 200 students and faculty on United States policy in Asia. Stressing that the U.S. rebalance towards Asia ...
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“Love for All” Event at the Chiang Mai University Art Center

Acting Consul General Henry V. Jardine and Chiang Mai University’s Associate Dean, Faculty of Law Ms.Kanya Hirunwattanapong joined Mplus Foundation and Chiang Mai’s LGBTIQ community to give a speech at “Love for All” event at the Chiang Mai University Art Center. The event is sponsored and organized by the U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai, Mplus, ...
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Baker Torch BT 16-2914 Training Closing Ceremony

On Friday, June 24, Acting Consul General Henry V. Jardine attended the Baker Torch BT 16-2914 training closing ceremony organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bangkok Office in conjunction with Royal Thai Border Patrol Police. A U.S. Special Forces team provided the training to various royal Thai government units: the Border Patrol Police, the ...
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“Kids Making Sense” Workshop at Doi Suthep Nature Study Center

Acting Consul General, Henry V. Jardine, was invited to speak at the Opening Ceremonies of a “Kids Making Sense” workshop at the Doi Suthep Nature Study Center on June 24. He thanked the National Science Museum, Chiang Mai University, the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration, and our U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for collaborating on this great ...
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LGBTI Pride Reception 2016

On June 21, Ambassador Glyn Davies hosted U.S. Embassy Bangkok’s annual #LGBTI Pride reception at his residence. With almost 700 guests, the event brought together LGBTI activists, foreign dignitaries, representatives from the Thai government and civil society, celebrities, and Bangkok’s LGBTI community, all of whom came to show support for equality, diversity, and acceptance of ...
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“Kids Making Sense” Workshop in Bangkok

On June 21-22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency partnered with Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration and Thailand’s National Science Museum to organize an air-pollution-monitoring workshop for Thai students. The “Kids Making Sense” workshop was led by both American and Taiwanese high-schoolers who instructed the Thai students how to use handheld sensors, interpret and share data via ...
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Iftar Dinner 2016

On June 16, Ambassador Glyn T. Davies hosted an Iftar dinner to honor the Thai Muslim community and friends of all faiths. Iftars are an important part of religious observances during the holy month of Ramadan. The guests included religious leaders, academics, civil society members, students, and foreign diplomats.
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The Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Community of Practice Conference 2016

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Larry M. Dinger welcomed 30 English professors from Burma, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam to Bangkok June 15 for a regional Community of Practice event, underscoring the U.S. government commitment to improving education and strengthening cooperation among countries in the Lower Mekong region. These teachers were selected for ...
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Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop 2016

Thailand YSEALI-Combating Against Human Trafficking Group, Project Liber8 youth group from Malaysia, and World Vision Foundation of Thailand co-organize Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop 2016 for 34 youth leaders from Thailand and Malaysia at Al Meroz Hotel in Bangkok on June 7-10, 2016. The project aims to equip participants with the knowledge to disseminate information about human ...
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Eco-Capitals Forum Signing Ceremony

On June 6, Ambassador Davies joined Bangkok Governor M. R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, and representatives from 13 foreign embassies, the European Union, and the United Nations Environment Programme for a signing ceremony of the “Environment Performance and Sustainability Pledge” in Lumpini Park. This ceremony establishes the Bangkok Chapter of the Eco-Capitals Forum, a partnership between the ...
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Jr. NBA 2016 Kicked Off on June 4

Jr. NBA, an international youth development program that promotes basketball participation and an active lifestyle among children, is returning to Thailand for the third consecutive year. Presented by Foremost, this year’s free event launched its opening ceremonies on June 4th and will run through July. Participants, both boys and girls between the ages of 5 ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Suphanburi

On June 1, Ambassador and Mrs. Davies and an Embassy team visited Suphanburi, a beautiful province located in the central plain region of Thailand known for its rich history and culture. The Ambassador met with Governor Supeepat Jongpanich to discuss a wide range of topics from education, tourism, and agriculture. He also visited Wat Pa ...
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Ambassador Davies welcomed Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Alumni

U.S. Ambassador Glyn T. Davies welcomed and engaged with 40 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) alumni at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok on May 19. This is yet the biggest reunion of Thai YSEALI alumni in Thailand and it kicks-off a two-day Thailand YSEALI Alumni Summit. The overall goal of the Summit is to discuss and plan ways to ...
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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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Consular Outreach: Udon Thani

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Udon Thani on Friday, May 13, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Udon Thani Address: 277/1 Prajaksillapakhom Road, Amphur Muang, Udon Thani 41000, Thailand Phone: +66 (0) 4234 3555 Fax: +66 (0) 4234 3550 E-mail: cud@chr.co.th Services will be provided on ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Seagate Technology

On May 11, Ambassador Davies and an embassy team visited Seagate Technology, located in Samutprakran, to support the U.S.-Thai business relationship. As a leader of hard-disk drives and storage solutions, Seagate Technology – Thailand employs over 16,000 Thais. During his tour of the facility, the Ambassador had a chance to learn more about Seagate’s operations ...
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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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English Access Microscholarship Program: Regional Teacher Training Seminar

On Friday 6th May, the Chiang Mai Branch Manager of the American University Alumni Language Center (AUA), Jeremy Walter, gave certificates to teachers and university lecturers who completed the ‘English Access Microscholarship Program: Regional Teacher Training Seminar’ at AUA Language Center, Chiang Mai. The program provides English language training to underprivileged primary and secondary school ...
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The Graduation Ceremony for the Trilateral (U.S.-Thailand-Laos) Humanitarian Mine Action Training.

On May 06, Ambassador Glyn Davies attended the graduation ceremony for the trilateral (U.S.-Thailand-Laos) Humanitarian Mine Action training in Sattahip, Thailand. This training focused on building capacity for instructors to train Thai and Laos demining personnel to safely dispose of dangerous mines in affected areas. The multilateral event was also attended by observers from the ...
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Consular Outreach: Pattaya

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Pattaya on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the: Amari Garden Pattaya 240 Pattaya-Naklua Road, Pattaya, 20150 Tel. +66 (0) 3841 8418 Fax. +66 (0) 3842 8165 http://www.amari.com/garden-pattaya/ Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served ...
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Imagine Cup Thailand 2016

Congratulations to this year’s winners of Thailand’s Imagine Cup with Microsoft and U.S. Embassy Bangkok. Team RISCM from Mahidol University took first place in the Category of World Citizenship with the theme of English for All. The team designed an application to help English language learners improve their communication skills through debate. The application matches ...
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Southeast Asia Judicial Cybercrime Workshop

Ambassador Davies gave closing remarks at the first-ever Southeast Asia Cybercrime Judicial Workshop April 29. Speaking to an enthusiastic and engaged audience of 100 judges from 8 ASEAN countries (Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) as well as Bhutan, he spoke about the costs that cybercrime imposes on governments, businesses, and individuals, ...
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2016 Annual Free Thai Movement Luncheon

Ambassador Davies hosted the Annual Free Thai Movement Luncheon on April 23 to honor and show appreciation to those who served in the Free Thai Movement, and to continue the strong relationship between Thailand and the U.S. The Free Thai Movement was established during WWII, during which time Thai students in the United States were ...
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U.S. Embassy Bangkok Celebrates Earth Day

On April 22, Ambassador Davies, along with the Boy Scouts of America Troop 701 and the Embassy’s “Green Team”, planted two native Rosewood, two Cassia, and two Jasmine trees on the Embassy’s main chancery compound in celebration of its “16 trees for 2016” planting project. To complete the task, the Embassy will plant an additional ...
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Consular Outreach: Phuket

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Phuket on February 26, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: Millennium Resort Patong Phuket 199 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong Kathu, Phuket 07-660-1601 http://www.millenniumhotels.com/millenniumpatongphuket/ Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis; no appointment is necessary. The following ...
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Consular Outreach: Khon Kaen

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Khon Kaen on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: PULLMAN KHON KAEN RAJA ORCHID 9/9 PRACHASUMRAN ROAD, NAI MUANG, MUANG, KHON KAEN 40000 THAILAND Phone: 04-332-2155 Mobile: 089-779-0188 Email: ADOS_CORP@PULLMANKHONKAEN.COM http://www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-1877-pullman-khon-kaen-raja-orchid/index.shtml Services will ...
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