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Statement by Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan on Thailand New Year – Songkran Festival

Statement by Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan Thailand New Year – Songkran Festival On behalf of the Government of the United States, I extend best wishes to the people of the Kingdom of Thailand as they celebrate Songkran and welcome a new year on April 13, 2018. This year marks 200 years of ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Chiang Rai

On March 30, Ambassador Glyn T. Davies, Mrs. Davies, and Consul General Jennifer Harhigh took the #GreatandGoodFriends show on the road to Chiang Rai! They were impressed by the great questions of Mae Fah Luang University students about 200 years of U.S.-Thai relations! They visited 115-year-old Overbrook Hospital, funded by the people of Overbrook Church ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond Highlights “Great and Good Friends” at New American Corner

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

The Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award annually recognizes women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment, often at great personal risk. Since the inception of this award in 2007, the State Department has honored over 120 women ...
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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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