THE ART AND CRAFT OF GUIDING THE CENTRAL BANK
Prasarn Trairatvorakul, recently retired governor of the Bank of Thailand, reminisces on a meaningful career.
This 13th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) and ADMM Plus were held on 10 -12 July 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok where they discussed sustainable security for ASEAN.
The start of the Buddhist Rainy Season Retreat On the full moon of the 8th lunar month, usually in mid July, Buddhists will celebrate Asalha Puja, or Dharma Day, which falls the day before the start of the Buddhist Rainy Season Retreat, known in Thai as Khao Phansa. This year, these two holy days are on the 16th and 17th of July.
At the recent 34th ASEAN Summit held in Bangkok on 22 and 23 June 2019, ASEAN leaders said they were committed to conclude negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of 2019.
First of all, congratulations for making it this far. I don’t know you personally, but I feel like we would be friends, if not purely because the lack of English-speaking foreigners in Bangkok would somehow force us to be.
Regulating the spread of hate speech on social media has become a heated topic of concern, particularly following the case study of Facebook’s role in the Rohingya conflict.
After ten years, the ASEAN chairmanship has returned to Thailand. On Friday, while speaking at the Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha told business leaders that Thailand was once again stable and ready to lead the ASEAN Community forward.