Category: THAI – U.S. COOPERATION

Thai Students Bridge the Gap between Science and Society with NASA’s Help

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Inclusive Society for All : How Thailand shares the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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The 26th Annual Reunion of the Descendants of the Original Siamese Twins

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Ambassador Hosted a Dinner to Honor Mr. Tony Podesta and Welcome the Ambassador of Cambodia to the United States

Nothing beats good food and great conversation with fabulous company. On July 17, 2015, Ambassador Pisan Manawapat hosted a dinner in honor of Mr. Tony Podesta, the founder and Chairman of the Podesta group and one of the most prominent political strategists in Washington, at his residence. The Ambassador also took this opportunity to welcome H.E. Chum Bun Rong, the Ambassador of Cambodia to the United States, who has recently assumed his post in Washington.

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Get-together Dinner to Welcome New Ambassador of Laos and NSC’s Senior Director for Asian Affairs

It was a great pleasure for Ambassador Pisan Manawapat, as Chair of ASEAN Committee in Washington, to host a welcoming dinner for Ambassador Mai Sayavongs, new Ambassador of Lao PDR to the U.S. and Mr. Dan Kritenbrink, new Senior Director for Asian Affairs of National Security Council, at his Residence. Ambassadors, charge d’ affaires and representatives of ASEAN embassies were also presented.

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Natchaya May Vutrapongvatana’s impression of the first Thai-American National Internship Program

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Ella Duangkaew’s impression of the first Thai-American National Internship Program

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Chakapong Soundara: First Week’s Experience by a Second-generation Thai-American in Washington, D.C.

My participation in the inaugural Thai-American National Internship Program was a dream I never thought would become a reality. Ever since I was a child learning Thai at Wat Thai D.C. and Wat Yarn Rangsee Buddhist Temple in the Washington metropolitan area, I have always wanted to work at the Thai Embassy. This year my dream came true. The vision of His Excellency Mr. Pisan Manawapat, Thai Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, is unprecedented because he understand the importance of educating the next generation of Thai-Americans about the political process in Washington, D.C. Ultimately, this development will strengthen the Thai people’s representation at all levels of government and will give a voice for them to address their needs and concerns.

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