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Jullapong Nonsrichai

Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Thailand

Jullapong Nonsrichai attended the Tokyo International Conference on African Development on 1-3 June, where he declared that Thailand is ready to increase its involvement in Africa ...

At the political coalface

Plans by two Thai companies – PTT Asia Pacific Mining and Italian-Thai Development Company (Italthai) – to develop rich coal deposits at Sakoa have stalled amid political infight...

Nalinee 'Joy' Taveesin

Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office

Zimbabwe had an unexpected, dramatic effect on Thai politics in January. When Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced her new cabinet, the opposition Democrat Party suddenly r...

Kasit Piromya

Foreign Affairs Minister, Thailand

Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya is finding more time to develop budding relations with Africa. In a modest step toward that goal, Kasit presided over the launch of a flashy, offic...

Thaksin Shinawatra

Former Prime Minister (2001-2006), Thailand

Known for his polarising effect in Thai politics, his flight from justice and his interest in football teams in England, Thaksin Shinawatra also presided over a sharp increase in...

Pornthiva Nakasai

Minister of Commerce, Thailand

If effort can be measured in miles, Thailand's new Commerce Minister is earning her pay. Pornthiva Nakasi has been travelling constantly this year, in India in February and Chin...

Ploughing new fields

Asia's smaller states look to agricultural cooperation with Africa for mutually beneficial trade

Cambodia's diplomatic reach in Africa is extremely limited but its rice exports are expanding fast despite questions about their quality. With a record surplus of over 2.8 millio...

Supachai Panitchpakdi

Secretary General, UNCTAD

An experienced negotiator at the head of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Supachai Panitchpakdi unveiled the agency's annual global survey on 2 September a...

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