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Sweden Showering Thailand With Little Greta Thunbergs, Eco-Inspiration

BANGKOK — Each year since 2016, about 320,000 Swedes visit Thailand. One of them is ambassador Staffan Herrstrom.

‘The People are the Best,’ Israel Amb Talks Thailand, Security, and Dates

BANGKOK — Meir Shlomo first saw Thailand through the eyes of a backpacker. The year was 1979. The Kingdom made an impression on the Tel Aviv native and his wife, who was backpacking alongside him.

Russian Ambassador Sees Thai Trade Gains in Reordered World

BANGKOK — The Russian Federation had a headline-grabbing year, from military operations in Syria to accusations it sought to influence the U.S. election. But as it projects an image of strength onto the world stage, its oil-dependent economy remains wrecked by a double blow of historically low oil prices and crippling Western sanctions.
Ambassador Lorenzo Galanti.

Steer Clear of Fake Italian Food, Ambassador Advises Thai Diners

BANGKOK — The Italian ambassador doesn’t mind if we eat tom yum kung pasta and durian pizzas – the real crime is in “fake” Italian products in supermarkets.
Consul general Aziz Aliev.

Hipster Bloggers Are Bringing Thai Tourists to Uzbekistan: Ambassador

BANGKOK — Google “Travel Uzbekistan” in Thai and you’ll pull up a dozen-or-so travel blogs detailing every step of a hipster’s Tashkent-Bukhara-Samarkand trip.
Argentine Ambassador to Thailand Alicia Sonschein.

Wine, Beef, Bon O Bons: Ingredients Rebuilding Thai-Argentine Relations

BANGKOK — Although Buenos Aires and Bangkok are half a world away, Argentine Ambassador to Thailand Alicia Sonschein says it’s the cultural differences that...
Russian Ambassador Evgeny Tomikhin.

Russian Ambassador Denounces Sanctions, Urges Thais to Buy More Weapons

BANGKOK — The Russian ambassador to Thailand is a youthful, physically stalwart gentleman who loves to praise the health benefits of winter – and...

Come Visit for Buddhism and Snow, Pakistani Amb. Invites Thai Tourists

BANGKOK — Buddhism and snow: these are probably not what Thais generally associate with Pakistan, but ambassador Asim Iftikhar Ahmad named them as a hidden highlight that awaits Thai visitors.

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