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The Passing of His Excellency Virachai Plasai Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States of America

For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON March 16, 2019 The Passing of His Excellency Virachai Plasai Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States of America On behalf of the United States of America, I offer heartfelt condolences on the passing of His Excellency Ambassador Virachai Plasai to his family, ...
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Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond on the passing of Ambassador Virachai Plasai

It is with great sadness that we learned today of the passing of His Excellency Virachai Plasai.  On behalf of the American people, I offer our heartfelt condolences to his family, his friends, and the people of Thailand. Ambassador Virachai made many contributions to the stability and prosperity of U.S.-Thai relations throughout his distinguished career.  He assumed the position of Ambassador ...
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Spring 2019 YSEALI Academic Fellowship Pre-Departure Orientation

On March 14, a group of alumni came to U.S. Embassy Bangkok to talk to 15 incoming Spring 2019 YSEALI Academic Fellows. These Fellows will travel to the U.S. starting at the end of March. The Thai YSEALI alumni informed the participants about what to prepare prior to departure and things to expect when they ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit

Funding Opportunity Title: 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit Funding Opportunity Number: 19-BKK-NOFO-1 Deadline for Applications: April 5, 2019 CFDA Number: 19.040 Total Amount Available: Up to $600,000 A, Program Description U.S. Embassy Bangkok is seeking proposal submissions for a grant to design, implement, and oversee the 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative ...
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YSEALI Debate Camp at Khon Kaen University

On March 2-3, 36 Thai undergraduate students met at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University to attend the final event in a series of six YSEALI debate camps. This program aims at raising civic awareness among youth and providing a space for young people to discuss social issues, economic matters, education ...
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