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Nov 07, 2014, 04:08 ET
Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya delivers the introductory address at Thai Night AFM 2014

The Thai Film Industry Kickstarts the AFM 2014 in Style with a Pre-market Gala Night Presided over by the Princess of Thailand

 Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi was in Santa Monica to preside over Thai Night 2014, a pre-American...

Mar 19, 2014, 05:13 ET
See the most inspired designs of lifestyle products from 600 exhibitors across the world @BIG+BIH April 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion)

BIG+BIH April 2014 to Reaffirm Thailand's Status as ASEAN's Design Central

The season of design is at the threshold, with the Bangkok International Gift Fair and Bangkok International Houseware Fair (BIG+BIH)...

Sep 23, 2013, 05:09 ET
(From left to right) Ms. Rungravi Kittisinchaikul, Managing Director of Milott Laboratories Co., Ltd., Dr. Kriengsak Theppadungporn, Managing Director of Ampol Food Processing LTD., Mr. Sanan Angubolkul, president of Srithai Superware Public Company Limited, Mrs. Duangkamol Jiambutr, Deputy Director - General of Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand, Mr. Nattawut Saikua, Deputy Minister of Commerce, Thailand., Mr. Songphol Srirongmuang, Executive Vice President of Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited, Mr. Theerayut Patcharamaneepakorn, Vice President of CPF Thailand Company Limited, Mr. Sumeth Laomoraporn, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), C.P Intertrade Co., Ltd.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion of Thailand)

ELMA 2013 Sets Thai Export Logistics Standard

Quick and Accurate Response to customer needs is the major challenge in a borderless world, particularly in the context of ASEAN economic...

Aug 09, 2013, 01:45 ET
The contest for Export Logistics Model Award or ELMA 2013 started with great interests from entrepreneurs all over the country, including producers, importers/ exporters and logistics service providers. Aiming at raising logistics management standard of local enterprises.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion of Thailand)

ELMA Award Underscores Thailand's Logistics Management Capability

The 7th Export Logistics Model Award (ELMA) 2013 is being organized to select outstanding Thai enterprises from amongst the users group and the...

Feb 04, 2013, 03:05 ET
Thailand International Education Expo (TIEE 2013).  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion)

Thailand International Education Expo: TIEE (2013) Live + Learn in Wonderful Thailand

With its natural splendor, the people's hospitality, modern infrastructure, and world-class education services, Thailand has been welcoming...

Nov 22, 2012, 23:37 ET
Leader in Fashion and Leather goods industry.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion)

Key Players in Fashion and Leather Industries Confirm BIFF&BIL 2013 Being Packed with Enormous Opportunities

Fashion and leather industrial leaders expressed their confidence that Bangkok International Fashion Fair and Bangkok International Leather Fair...

Nov 14, 2012, 04:30 ET
Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi presides over Thai Night at the American Film Market 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion, Thai Ministry of Commerce)

The Thai Film Industry Shines During the American Film Market 2012

Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi presided over a spectacular evening in honour of Thai cinema at the JW...

Nov 01, 2012, 06:47 ET
Mrs. Srirat Rastapana, Director-General of the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP))

ASEAN's Best Fashion Designs to Dazzle with Extravagance at BIFF&BIL 2013

Bangkok International Fashion Fair and Bangkok International Leather Fair 2013 (BIFF&BIL 2013) is geared to be the arena to showcase the...

Oct 03, 2012, 08:23 ET
Bangkok International Fashion Fair and Bangkok International Leather Fair 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP))

BIFF&BIL 2013 Set to Rock the Fashion World with the "Rhythm of ASEAN"

Next year's first quarter will see a truly exciting fashion event in ASEAN as the Bangkok International Fashion Fair (BIFF) and Bangkok...

Aug 24, 2012, 06:18 ET
The ultimate design product fair BIG+BIH October 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP))

"BIG+BIH October 2012" -- An Ultimate Regional Design Works Showcase Makes a Return to the Limelight

The ultimate design product fair "BIG+BIH October 2012", or 34th Bangkok International Gifts and Bangkok International Houseware Fair October...

Jun 15, 2012, 06:41 ET
The Bangkok International Fashion Fair and Bangkok International Leather Fair (BIFF & BIL 2012) looks set to start off with a bang as usual. Held by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), the biggest annual event runs from June 27 to July 1 at Impact Muang Thong Thani.  (PRNewsFoto/Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP))

The 30th Bangkok International Fashion Fair & Bangkok International Leather Fair (BIFF & BIL 2012) Showcases a Much-heralded Fashion Parade of Glamour and Glitter Created by up-and-coming Asean Designers

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government in collaboration with 15 Thai fashion and...

Apr 12, 2012, 03:25 ET
Mr.Jirabool Vittayasing, Secretary General of The Thai Lifestyle Product Federation (Right) and Mrs. Nuntawan Sakuntanaga, Director-General of Department of International Trade Promotion (Center) preside over BIG+BIH April 2012 press conference.  (PRNewsFoto/The Department of International Trade Promotion)

BIG+BIH April 2012: The Join of Design in the Regional Event

33rd BIG+BIH in April 2012 is being held in cooperation between Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and The Thai...

Apr 11, 2012, 04:07 ET
Mrs. Nuntawan Sakuntanaga, Director-General of Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP).  (PRNewsFoto/The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP))

"BIG+BIH April 2012" Superb Showcase of ASEAN Gift Design and Houseware Fair

BANGKOK, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, jointly with the Thai...