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Eight Great Gastrodiplomacy Nations

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Few things bind people more immediately and indelibly than food. Take a look at our list of some of the most active and thoughtful gastrodiplomats around.

US Nominates New Envoy to Thailand Amid Strained Ties

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U.S. President Barack Obama nominated former U.S. envoy for North Korea policy Glyn Davies as ambassador to Thailand on Monday following a six month vacancy for the post, media outlets reported. Davies’ appointment, which has to be approved by the Senate, comes amid strained ties between the United States and Thailand, which is Washington’s oldest Asian ally.

Thai Embassy Presents Books to Qatar National Library

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The Thailand embassy in Qatar has presented Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, with a number of valuable books as part of a visit by the Thai Ambassador Piroon Laismit aimed at promoting cultural relations and exchange.

China Pursues Soft Power Agenda with Thailand

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Representatives from the Chinese and Thai governments signed bilateral agreements worth more than 62 billion yuan. The trade and development accords are yet another instance of Beijing engaging in a soft power approach to diplomacy with its Southeast Asian neighbors.

U.S. Moral Tutelage of Thailand

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The U.S. State Department has condemned Thailand for its failure to live up to standards we set for the treatment of migrant workers.

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