Source: Bangkok Post
July 23, 2012: Thailand has pledged to support Myanmar in areas of human resources development, capacity-building for the Asean chairmanship in 2014, and infrastructure development, according to the joint press statement issued on Monday by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Source: Myanmar Times
July 23, 2012: PTT Pcl, Thailand’s top energy firm, said on July 17 it planned to invest US$2 billion to $3 billion in projects in Myanmar, including a 150,000-barrel-per-day refinery, coal mines and a power plant, as part of its drive to expand in Southeast Asia.
Source: The Nation
July 17, 2012: Many Myanmar migrant workers have to live without real legal protection because they cannot afford the inflated fees charged by some agents for nationality verification.
Source: Charlotte Observer
July 17, 2012: BANGKOK Thai security forces killed seven suspected drug smugglers from Myanmar early Monday in a gunbattle that was Thailand's deadliest drug-related incident in three years, police said. Myanmar, meanwhile, reported a major seizure of methamphetamine near its border with China.
June 12, 2012: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Monday that Myanmar President Thein Sein would definitely officially visit Thailand but the date has not yet been set.
May 31, 2012: Myanmar democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi will make her first major international engagement after more than two decades of isolation when she addresses world business leaders on Friday in Bangkok.
Source: Radio Australia
May 31, 2012: Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has urged Burma's government to carry out urgent judicial reform to cement recent political progress and foster clean investment in the country.
Source: Pattaya Mail
May 31, 2012: Myanmar President Thein Sein will officially visit Thailand June 4-5 to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries which are both members of the Association of Southeast Asian Naitons (ASEAN), according to Deputy Government Spokesman Anusorn Eiamsa-ard.
May 31, 2012: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, on her first foreign trip in nearly a quarter-century, offered encouragement Wednesday to impoverished migrants whose flight from their homeland is emblematic of the devastation wrought there by decades of misrule.
Source: Jakarta Globe
May 30, 2012: Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is set to kick off her historic first trip overseas in more than two decades with a visit to meet Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand on Wednesday.
Source: Perth Now
May 30, 2012: The jet carrying Suu Kyi left Rangoon at 8pm local time bound for Bangkok, where she is expected to meet the Thai prime minister, attend the World Economic Forum on East Asia and meet Burmese communities during several days in the country.