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Thailand: A Democracy at Risk

Scot Marciel Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Washington, DC Chairman Chabot and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the recent coup in Thailand. The U.S.-Thai ...
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Statement on 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report

As part of our global efforts to combat human trafficking, the U.S. Government is committed to working with the Royal Thai Government and the people of Thailand to prevent trafficking activity in Thailand, to prosecute perpetrators, and to assist victims. The State Department Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report was released at 9am time in Washington ...
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U.S. Signs Sustainable Fisheries Accord with Southeast Asian Nations

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) today agreed to work together to design and implement activities to enhance food security and biodiversity conservation in Asia and the Pacific. The memorandum of understanding signed by SEAFDEC Secretary General Chumnarn Pongsri and USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia ...
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