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Exclusive Dinner on Political Situation

With the ongoing political situation, many TEBA members have expressed concern and a desire to be more well informed. TEBA arranged a special dinner discussion with Dr. Chaiwat Satha-Anand.

Capacity Building and Business Matching on Automotive Sector

TEBA invites Thai Automotive Institute to provide trainings for automotive suppliers and government agencies on how to become global automotive hub as outlined by the Ministry of Industry

Collaboration on Science, Technology and Innovation

Thailand and Europe Collaboration on Science, Technology and Innovation between Chulalongkorn University and TEBA

Thai European Business Association has been tasked to evaluate the 1st phase of the “Kitchen to the World” program

“Thai cuisine to the world” organized by Thailand National Food Institute, Ministry of Industry. With its main focus, Royal Thai Government aims to provide a systematic expansion of Thai food markets in the creating a good image of the country main export products. The project also aims to help and encourage Thai restaurants operating overseas.

Government delegates join TEBA in Singapore mission to discover latest automotive environmental trends, developments and technologies

Bangkok: The Thai European Business Association (TEBA) invited delegates from the various government agencies, utilities and academia to visit Singapore to demonstrate first-hand the latest trends and innovations in environmental sustainability for the auto-industry, including the new BMW i3 and the new BMW i8 concept electric vehicles, as well as the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure solution provided by Bosch.

TEBA members meet Minister of Transport, H.E. Chadchart Sittipunt

Ministry of Transport hosted by Minister Chadchart met with TEBA delegates to discuss industrial development on aviation

Thailand Restructures Vehicle Taxes

Thailand’s government has approved a future restructuring of the country’s vehicle excise tax away from rates based on engine size to one dependent on the quantity of carbon dioxide emissions. Thailand’s government has approved a future restructuring of the country’s vehicle excise tax away from rates based on engine size to one dependent on the quantity of carbon dioxide emissions.

Each Province to Arrange a Model Flea Market to Boost Food Safety Standards

The Ministry of Public Health is accelerating the setting up of at least a model flea market in each province in order to promote food safety standards. Deputy Public Health Minister Surawit Khonsomboon said that the project would be completed by the end of 2012, in response to the Government’s policy to develop Thailand as the “Kitchen of the World.”

Meeting to plot eurozone crisis reaction

The government has called a meeting of nine ministries related to the economy today to discuss measures to deal with the looming impact of the eurozone debt crisis on the Thai economy.

Big cars may not get carbon tax break

Small cars emitting low levels of carbon dioxide may be granted excise tax reductions, but large cars with similarly low levels of gas output may not receive same benefit.

BoT: Europe crisis won’t hurt economy

The continuing financial crisis in Europe is causing uncertainty but it will not have much impact on the Thai economy, a central bank official said Tuesday.

Kittiratt says foreign help is essential

Politicians should be kept out of the decision-making process for long-term flood-prevention projects, says Deputy Prime Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong. Both domestic and foreign experts must be consulted to develop solid academic and technological solutions, he said.European countries, China, Korea and Japan have proposed long-term projects, while the Asian Development Bank yesterday made recommendations and funding proposals for a rehabilitation plan.