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  • The Thai National Youth Football Team (U 16) visited Spain during 1 - 14 April 2019 to train and compete in friendly matches with Spanish youth teams
    The Thai National Youth Football Team (U 16) visited Spain during 1 - 14 April 2019 to train and compete in friendly matches with Spanish youth teams
    The Thai National Youth Football Team (U 16) visited Spain during 1 - 14 April 2019 to train and compete in friendly matches with Spanish youth teams, namely Barcelona FC, Girona FC, Atletico de Madrid, and Leganes FC. A
    On 9 April 2019, members of Team Thailand  in Madrid went to support the Thai team in thier match against Atletico de Madrid team at Cerro Del Espino Stadium.
    The next match will be on 11th of April with Leganes FC at Los Angeles de San Rafael
    Apr 10, 2019
  • Thailand: Country of Honour of the 33rd Salon Gourmet in Spain
    Thailand: Country of Honour of the 33rd Salon Gourmet in Spain
    On 9 April 2019, Ms. Natenapa Kongsri, Chargé d’affaires, a.i., Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid, Ms. Triyaporn Boonsiriya, Director of Thailand’s Commercial Office in Madrid and Mr. Francisco Lopez Canis, President of Gourmet Group gave welcoming remarks at the cocktail hosted by Thailand’s Commercial Office in Madrid during the 33rd Salon Gourmet.
    Apr 10, 2019
  • La sostenibilidad del planeta Tierra para las futuras generaciones
    La sostenibilidad del planeta Tierra para las futuras generaciones
    En la actual era digital y dentro del contexto de la Cuarta Revolución Industrial, a menudo oímos hablar sobre el «Big Data» y el «Internet de las Cosas» (IdC), que quizás para algunos pueda parecer un término demasiado especializado y virtualmente digital. Si bien Tailandia es completamente consciente de las oportunidades y retos que acompañan a la modernidad, también busca una dimensión humana global de desarrollo inclusivo, en especial durante este año que ocupa la presidencia de la ASEAN. Por este motivo, hemos creado el lema “Colaboración en busca de la sostenibilidad” para promover la Sostenibilidad de las Cosas (SdC), el cual conlleva aplicar el concepto de la sostenibilidad a todos los ámbitos.
    Apr 09, 2019
  • Mobil Consular in Ibiza
    Mobil Consular in Ibiza
    On 7th April, the Royal Thai Embassy organized mobile consular in Ibiza, providing passport and consular-related documents application services for Thai community in Ibiza, as well as providing advice on consular matters to the community.
    The project is a good opportunity for the Embassy to meet the Thai community and discuss about plan to organize activities to serve Thai citizens in Ibiza, as well as projects to promote Thailand in the said Island. The Embassy stands ready to support the said projects and is pleased to learn of the strength of the Thai community in Ibiza. The upcoming event that will be organized is Songkran Festival, which is annually held to preserve Thai tradition.
    At the same occasion, the delegation from the Embassy visited Thai restaurants in Ibiza that belong to members of the Thai community.
    Apr 08, 2019
  • Networking Seminar between Team Thailand in Madrid and Spanish Private Sector
    Networking Seminar between Team Thailand in Madrid and Spanish Private Sector
    On 3 April 2019, Mr. Antonio Viñal, Secretary-General of Spain-ASEAN Business Association hosted a networking seminar in order to further promote business relations between Team Thailand in Madrid and Spanish private sector.
    Apr 04, 2019
  • ASEAN Business Forum in Bilbao
    ASEAN Business Forum in Bilbao
    On 2 April 2019, ASEAN Committee in Madrid (ACM) in collaboration with Basque Trade and Investment organized ASEAN Business Forum in Bilbao. The activity aimed at creating visibility of ASEAN in Spanish public and promoting business and commercial activities between Spanish private sector, particularly in the Basque Country, and ASEAN.
    Apr 04, 2019
  • Members of Thailand’s National Defense College, class 61, were on a study visit to Spain
    Members of Thailand’s National Defense College, class 61, were on a study visit to Spain
    Members of Thailand’s National Defense College, class 61, were on a study visit to Spain during 12-16 March 2019. During the visit, the delegation was welcomed by various Spanish authorities. They were Port Authority of Barcelona, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, the National Center for Protection of Critical Infrastructure and Institute of Energy Diversification and Saving which allowed the group to learn the Spanish best practices in various fields. In addition, the group also had the briefing on Thailand-Spain bilateral relations from Team Thailand in Madrid.
    Mar 21, 2019
  • The Photo Exhibition of Thung Bua Daeng (Sea of Red Lotus) in Aitona
    The Photo Exhibition of Thung Bua Daeng (Sea of Red Lotus) in Aitona
    Charge d’affaires of the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid jointly inaugurated the photo exhibition “Sea of Red Lotus of Udon Thani, Thailand,” during the pink peach blossom week in the town of Aitona. The event was attended by members of the city council as well as general public of Aitona.
    Aitona is situated in the northeastern part of Spain. The town is well known for agriculture and main products is peach. During the month of March every year the town cherishes beautiful sight of pink peach blossom. Aitona Town Hall has learned of the sea of Red Lotus and the promotion of agritourism in Udon Thani in Thailand; and approached the Embassy to establish the said photo exhibition.
    Spain and Thailand attach importance to agriculture; both countries are also the world’s top tourist destinations. The said exhibition is one of the ways to promote tourism of both sides, as well as promote cooperation through the beauty of flower and agritourism.
    Mar 19, 2019
  • Thailand hosted the ASEM High-Level Meeting on Marine Sustainability
    Thailand hosted the ASEM High-Level Meeting on Marine Sustainability
    On 7 March 2019, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand hosted the ASEM High-Level Meeting on Marine Sustainability at Centara Grand at Central World Hotel, Bangkok. On this occasion, H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, presided over the opening ceremony. Keynote speeches were given by various high-level executives including H.E. Mr. Net Pheaktra, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia; Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand; H.E. Mr. Pirkka Tapiola, Ambassador of the European Union to Thailand; H.E. Ms. Kjersti RØdsmoen, Ambassador of Norway to Thailand; and Mr. Kazushige Endo, Director of the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD). Moreover, there were more than 170 participants representing ASEM members, international organisations, government agencies, private sector, academia, civil society organisations, and youths, from both Asia and Europe, attending the Meeting.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • Thailand Ranked Second in the 3rd STOP IUU FISHING AWARD for Its Fish Product Traceability System
    Thailand Ranked Second in the 3rd STOP IUU FISHING AWARD for Its Fish Product Traceability System
    On 21 February 2019, Thailand was ranked second in the 3rd STOP IUU FISHING AWARD organised by the International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Network for the project entitled “Fish Product Traceability System: The Key Tool for Combating IUU Fishing of Thailand”, submitted by the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. The award was announced at the 6th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop (GFETW) held in Bangkok.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • Amazing Thailand Post - ITB 2019 Roadshow
    Amazing Thailand Post - ITB 2019 Roadshow
    On 11 March 2019, Tourism Authority of Thailand organized the business matching activity which aims at expanding Thai tourism market in Spain at Hotel Villa Magna in Madrid. There were 30 Thai companies and more than 70 Spanish tour operators and travel agents attending the meeting.
    Last year alone, over 180,000 Spanish tourists spent their holidays in Thailand and with the contribution of Spanish companies, we also received over 100,000 tourists from Latin America annually.
    On this good occasion, Ms. Natenapa Kongsri, Chargé d' affaires, a.i., Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid gave a welcoming remarks to all the participants and Deputy Governor of TAT provided the Spanish companies with the information on the new destinations in Thailand under the campaign “Amazing Thailand : Open to the New Shades”
    Mar 12, 2019
  • Thai Food & Fun for Social Change
    Thai Food & Fun for Social Change
    Royal Thai Embassy in collaboration with Street Food Valencia Comida del Mundo Association organized Thai Food & Fun for Social Change Activity in Valencia on 27 February 2019. Around 20 Spanish and foreigners in the Spanish city participated in the activity.
    Ms. Kwanta Kosayothin and Ms. Nantisara Pipattanananti, founders of the Association demonstrated three authentic Thai dishes, namely, Pad Thai, Gai Satay (Chicken Satay), and Tom Kha Gai (Chicken in Coconut Milk Soup). The participants were given the opportunity to prepare the three dishes themselves and took part in Pad Thai champion contest. The activity, aimed at promoting Thai food in Spain, was well received. Not only did the participants enjoy Thai cooking with the ingredients
    Mar 05, 2019
  • The study visit of BrandKU Course in Spain
    The study visit of BrandKU Course in Spain
    On 4 March 2019, Ms. Natenapa Kongsri, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., and Ms. Triyaporn Boonsiriya, Minister Counsellor (Commercial), shared with a delegation of 65 participants of BrandKU Course from Kasetsart University, during their study visit in Spain, on business opportunities as well as the strategies for successful branding of Thai products in the European country.
    Mar 05, 2019
  • RTE Madrid met with Board of Directives of Spain-ASEAN Business Association
    RTE Madrid met with Board of Directives of Spain-ASEAN Business Association
    On 26 February 2019, Ms. Natenapa Kongsri, Chargé d’affaires, a.i. and Captain Boriboon Emtip, Naval Attache, Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid had a meeting with representatives of the Board of Directives of the Spain-ASEAN Business Association, namely, Mr. Tomas Gonzalez, President, Mr. Eliseo Almela Barbarroja, Vice President and Mr. Javier Valero Marin, Treasurer. The Association, established at the initiative of Spanish private sector who is aware of business potential of ASEAN Community, was officially launched in November last year. The main objective of the Association is to further promote economic relations between Spain and ASEAN countries including Thailand.
    Both sides had a fruitful discussion about activities to be carried out in 2019. Among them are a visit of Spanish private sector to Thailand as well as a business seminar organized by the Association in Bangkok. The Embassy, on their side, will organize a seminar on the business opportunity in Thailand, especially in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in June this year and another business forum when the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand come to Madrid to attend the ASEM FMM at the end of 2019.
    Feb 26, 2019
  • Chargé d’Affaires had a meeting with representatives of Indra Sistemas
    Chargé d’Affaires had a meeting with representatives of Indra Sistemas
    On 21 Feb. 2019, Ms. Natenapa Kongsri, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. and Captain Boriboon Emtip, Naval Attache, had a meeting with representatives of Indra Sistemas, a Spanish company with fast growing business in Thailand. According to Indra Sistemas’ representatives, the company is confident in the potential of Thai economy which offers vast opportunities, especially within the framework of Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    Feb 25, 2019