Thailand Joins Efforts to Aid Nepal

nepal1 On April 29, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand graciously donated 10 million baht to assist with the relief efforts in the aftermath of  the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha personally

Thai – American National Internship Program in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Capitol Building Good news!  We finally got the participants for our first annual Thai – American National Internship Program.  This program, sponsored by the Royal Thai Embassy in consultation with the U.S.– Asia Institute, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Thai – American students to have a first-hand experience with the American government and political system in

Thai Deputy Foreign Minister and Congress Members reaffirmed strong Thai-US alliance; Thai commitment to return to democracy and combat human trafficking acknowledged

DFM6 During a week-long visit to Washington D.C. from April 19th to April 24th, Thai Deputy Foreign Minister, Don Pramudwinai, held a series of consultations with several Members of the Congress from both the Senate and the House of Representatives on

สาระน่ารู้ของกฎหมายคุ้มครองเหยื่อค้ามนุษย์ของสหรัฐฯ และ เหตุใดสหรัฐฯ จึงจัดให้ไทยอยู่ระดับที่ 3 เมื่อปีที่ผ่านมา

EMB Seal ข้อมูลน่ารู้เกี่ยวกับรายงานประจำปีของกระทรวงการต่างประเทศสหรัฐฯ เรื่องสถานการณ์การค้ามนุษย์ (Trafficking in Persons Report – TIP Report) 1. TIP Report คืออะไร Trafficking in Persons Report หรือที่เรียกสั้น ๆ ว่า TIP Report เป็นรายงานประจำปีที่กระทรวงการต่างประเทศสหรัฐฯ จะต้องจัดทำตามกฎหมายคุ้มครองเหยื่อการค้ามนุษย์ (Trafficking Victims Protection Act – TVPA) ค.ศ. 2000 โดยประเมินสถานการณ์และการดำเนินการต่อต้านการค้ามนุษย์ของรัฐบาลประเทศต่าง ๆ ทั่วโลกรวม 188 ประเทศ   กฎหมาย TVPA ได้รับการอนุมัติโดยรัฐสภาสหรัฐฯ

Bangkok Post: Boat inspection, reporting in focus

BangkokPost_Logo1   Published: 25/04/2015 at 12:14 PM Online news: The Marine Department has stepped up its supervision and law enforcement on fishing boats to clamp down on human trafficking and illegal fishing. The move followed the European Union's warning on Tuesday that Thailand

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Thailand Focus May 4th 2015: PM orders swift investigation and tough punishment for human traffickers

TF May 4_1 Arrests made for trafficking camp deaths, including local officials The Prime Minister of Thailand Prayuth Chan-ocha ordered a swift and thorough investigation into reports of camps used by human smugglers and traffickers in southern Thailand close to the Thai-Malaysian border,

Thailand Focus May 4th 2015: Thailand joins in Nepal relief effort

TF May 4_2 Thailand’s government donated more than $3 million last week and is sending over 350 doctors and aid workers to earthquake-hit Nepal as part of international relief efforts, as private citizens all around the Kingdom also opened their hearts and their

Thailand Focus May 4th 2015: Political parties agree on need for sustainable democracy

TF May 4_3.png Representatives of Thailand’s two largest and opposing political parties agreed publicly last week that charter drafters and reformers need to produce a draft constitution that will satisfy most Thais, even if formulating such a charter takes longer than originally anticipated

Thailand Focus May 4th 2015: Fishing laws being amended, delegation sent to EU

TF May 4_4.png The Ministry of Commerce is sending a delegation to the European Union to provide updates on measures Thailand is taking to clean up and better regulate its fishing industry and prevent illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing, as the Deputy Prime

Thailand Focus May 4th 2015: More ivory tusks seized by Thai authorities

TF May 4_5.png One week after the largest seizure of smuggled ivory tusks in Thai history, Customs officials confiscated another large haul of tusks totaling over 3 tons from a private company and the authorities vowed to pursue an investigation to identify and

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