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U.S. Department of State: Statement on Thai Election

For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON March 26, 2019 Thailand March 24 Elections We congratulate the tens of millions of Thai citizens who participated in the long-awaited March 24 election for demonstrating their strong support for a return to elected government.  The vote, robust media coverage of the process and open debate ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kingdom of Thailand Elections To Be Held on Sunday, March 24

Location: Thailand (various locations throughout the country) Event: Elections, Sunday, March 24, 2019. The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok advises U.S. citizens that on Sunday, March 24 Thai voters will participate in the first elections since 2011. Travelers may encounter a heightened police and military presence throughout the country, particularly near polling stations. Actions to Take: ...
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Advance Creative Writing Workshop

We were thrilled to partner with Nielson Hayes Library to host an Advanced Creative Writing Workshop for budding Thai writers yesterday. Many thanks to our award-winning workshop presenters Khun Veeraporn Nitiprapha, Khun Uthis Haemamool, and Khun Wipas Srithong! Participants learned about the writing process and Khun Wipas shared his International Writing Program residency experience as ...
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Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony

Congratulations to Peace Corps Volunteers Group 131: Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Post and the Royal Thai Government Officials traveled to Suphanburi Province on March 18th to participate in the Swearing-In Ceremony. During the event, Acting DCM Post administered the Peace Corps Pledge to 57 new Volunteers who will be working in education and ...
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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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