BANGKOK, Sept 22 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in her dual role as defence minister, has ordered military personnel to help residents in 15 flood-hit provinces, according to Col Thanathip Sawangsaeng, defence ministry spokesman.
BANGKOK, July 31 -- The chemical dispersant used in the oil spill clean-up operation at Rayong's Samet Island is safe according to international standards, Energy Minister Pongsak Ruktapongpisal said today.
BANGKOK, Dec 24 -- Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat is considering enlisting active military and border patrol police to teach students in Thailand’s southern border provinces after many schools face a shortage of educators due to the recently escalating violence.
BANGKOK, Nov 13 – Thailand and the US will discuss an adjustment in military cooperation between the two countries to cope with new menacing challenges in Southeast Asia, according to Thai defence ministry spokesman Thanathip Sawangsaeng.
BANGKOK, OCT 16 – The United States has reaffirmed its desire to maintain peace on the Korean peninsula and witness resolution of disputes in the South China Sea, according to Thai defence ministry spokesman Thanathip Sawangsaeng.
BANGKOK, 18 August 2011 – The Defense Ministry is prepared to attend the Thai-Cambodian Regional Border Committee (RBC) Meeting during 23-25 August as well as the General Border Committee (GBC) Meeting, which is to be scheduled by Cambodia.