APEC 2022

  • Thailand Protest News

    Riot police use tear gas and fire rubber bullets at protesters in Bangkok, Thailand

    Riot police fired rubber bullets and used tear gas against unarmed protesters trying to march to the APEC Summit in Bangkok this morning. At least ten protesters were arrested. The People Stop APEC 2022 group attempted to march from Lan Khon Mueang Town Square to the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre where the APEC Summit is currently being held from…

  • Thailand Protest News

    APEC 2022: Protesters clash with riot police in Bangkok, Thailand

    Riot police clashed with protesters at Asoke Intersection in Bangkok this afternoon as world leaders gather in the Thai capital for the APEC Summit 2022. Due to road closures, the intersection is the closest the public can get to the summit which is being held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre from November 16-19. Police ramped up security in…

  • Thailand video news

    NEON Countdown EDM Festival comes to Bangkok | GMT

    Hotel maids busted for stealing from Pattaya tourist’s room years ago. Protesters may try to get closer to APEC meeting venue in Bangkok. Google Wallet launches in Thailand. Unruly passengers disrupt two flights in Singapore. NEON Countdown EDM Festival comes to Bangkok. – all are coming up today.

  • Thailand News

    Locals queue to get access to their homes during APEC meeting

    Residents and workers close to the APEC meeting location, Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC), queued up at Lumphini Police Station yesterday to get official passes to get access to the area. Yesterday was the last day Lumphini Police Station issued passes to residents or those who work in the area. Motorcycle taxis, taxi drivers, and food delivery riders were…

  • China News

    Xi confirms he’s coming to APEC summit

    The Chinese foreign ministry officially confirmed that President Xi Jinping will visit Thailand from November 17-19 and take part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. A statement by China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said… “At the invitation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha of the Kingdom of Thailand, President Xi Jinping will attend the 29th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand…

  • Thailand News

    Some electric wires in Bangkok urgently buried for APEC meeting

    Ugly electric cables in front of the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) in Bangkok have been pulled down and buried to provide a more aesthetic scene for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting from November 16 to 19. The action evoked much mirth and merriment from the nation’s netizens. The Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) of Thailand’s Facebook page yesterday…

  • Crime News

    Police seize 1,000s of weapons, calming APEC delegates

    As Thailand struggles to combat the harm done by the methamphetamine epidemic, in a bizarre statement, police claim to have rounded up more than 60,000 suspects and seized thousands of weapons in cases tied to narcotics and illegal weapons since October 10, “bolstering confidence” among delegates to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Bangkok on November 18. Police made…

  • Bangkok News

    Suvarnabhumi Airport offers 7 days free parking for APEC Summit

    Suvarnabhumi Airport is offering free parking for one week from November 15-21 during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit which will be held in Bangkok this month. Free parking will be available for passengers and service users for a total of seven days at Long Term Parking Zone C, which can accommodate 718 cars. The airport is expected to be…

  • World News

    Thai police hunt foreign fugitives ahead of APEC summit

    There’s to be no respite for foreign fugitives hiding in Thailand, as immigration police refuse to rest in the run up to next month’s APEC Summit. Their mission? To guarantee absolute safety and security to world leaders set to gather in Bangkok for an epoch-making meeting. Three Chinese nationals and a Taiwanese man are the latest to feel the force of…

  • World News

    Bio, circular, green – Thailand’s BCG offers APEC sustainable economy

    Thailand is preparing to welcome the 21 APEC members to Bangkok next month with a new business code of conduct that espouses a Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) economic model. The BCG model is both environmentally-friendly and responsible, the Foreign Ministry’s senior APEC official Cherdchai Chaivaivid said during an interview with The Nation. The director-general of the Department of International Economic Affairs noted…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand slowly recovering from high prices & Inflation | GMT

    Thailand slowly recovering from high prices & Inflation The ordination ceremony concert goes on despite the flood. Milder energy prices moderate inflation. Thai road sweepers get a safer new uniform for work. Disabled lottery seller swindled out of one million baht. November 16-18 are special holidays for Bangkok, Samut Prakan and Nonthaburi. Lamborghini loses rear section in the floods. –…

  • Thailand News

    French President Macron accepts invitation to APEC meeting in Thailand

    President of France Emmanuel Macron sent a letter to Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday confirming his attendance at the upcoming Asia Pacific Cooperation (APEC) summit in Bangkok next month from November 18-19. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thanee Saengrat confirmed Macron’s attendance this morning. In the letter, Macron said he was looking forward to…