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COVID-19 Information

Update 10/13/2020: According to verbal communication from the Royal Thai Government’s Immigration Bureau, non-Thai nationals can visit any Thai Immigration office to request a 60-day extension of stay.  We have been told that there will be a charge for this.  Thai Immigration will not require a letter from the Embassy as part of the extension ...
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Voting Overseas

The November 2020 U.S. elections are right around the corner and U.S. Citizens in Thailand can vote from abroad. Your vote counts! The U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General are here to help you exercise your right to vote and answer your voting questions. Voting from abroad is a three-step process that needs to be started early. Step 1:  Request Your Ballot: Complete a new  Federal Post Card Application ...
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Inaugural United States-Thailand Energy Policy Dialogue

Inaugural United States-Thailand Energy Policy Dialogue Joint Press Statement Representatives from the United States and Thailand convened for the inaugural United States-Thailand Energy Policy Dialogue in a virtual format on October 27, 2020. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon and Permanent Secretary for the Thai Ministry of Energy Kulit Sombatsiri ...
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Indo-Pacific Virtual Conference on Strengthening Governance of Transboundary Rivers

Ambassador Michael George DeSombre’s Closing Remarks Indo-Pacific Virtual Conference on Strengthening Governance of Transboundary Rivers I would like to start by thanking Satu Limaye and the organizers at the East-West Center, Assistant Secretary Stillwell and my colleagues at the State Department, and of course you all – experts from across Asia and beyond – who ...
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The Mekong River, Mekong Sovereignty, and the Future of Southeast Asia

The Mekong River, Mekong Sovereignty, and the Future of Southeast Asia REMARKS DAVID R. STILWELL, ASSISTANT SECRETARY BUREAU OF EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS INDO-PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON STRENGTHENING TRANSBOUNDARY RIVER GOVERNANCE VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE OCTOBER 15, 2020 (As Prepared) Thank you to Satu Limaye and the East-West Center, and thank you to all who are ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand (October 17-18, 2020)

Location: Bangkok, Thailand – Various locations in Bangkok Event:  U.S. Embassy Bangkok informs U.S. citizens of political gatherings planned for this weekend, October 17-18, 2020 at various locations throughout Thailand.  Reports indicate that these gatherings may take place with little or no notice of location or time.  The Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) locations in ...
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