Apec summit

STARTING DATE: 26 Oct 2022

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TOTAL UPDATE: 169 STORIES

All stories about the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec).

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27 Nov 2022

Apec boosts tourism

The popularity of Thai cultural resources got another boost courtesy of visits to major tourist attractions in Bangkok by French President Emmanuel Macron and US Vice President Kamala Harris during the Apec summit.

27 Nov 2022 43
Apec boosts tourism
27 Nov 2022

Apec, China reopening could boost growth to 4%

Thailand's economy is expected to grow by 3-4% next year, growth supported by the tourism industry and as an outcome of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, a seminar was told.

27 Nov 2022 5
26 Nov 2022

Did Apec elite taste enough of Thailand?

What lasting benefits will Thailand enjoy having just wrapped up its hosting of Apec 2022 -- a global trade forum held in Bangkok last week? How will the much-touted meeting make Thailand better off in the long run? And will the excited chatter about a "BCG" economy ever amount to more than an acronym few working in those targeted sectors can decypher to give a full name to?

26 Nov 2022 15
Did Apec elite taste enough of Thailand?
25 Nov 2022

Hurt journos want riot cops probed

A representative of photojournalists injured in a clash between riot police and anti-government protesters during the Apec Summit filed a petition to probe allegations of police brutality.

25 Nov 2022 21
Hurt journos want riot cops probed
25 Nov 2022

Geopolitical takeaways from SEA meets

Southeast Asia's summit season has come and gone with takeaways that concurrently eased geopolitical tensions and underlined risks that could lead to future global conflict. The three major summits -- the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Phnom Penh, the G20 in Bali, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) in Bangkok -- also demonstrated that the Covid-19 pandemic over 2020-21 has been practically overcome as in-person meetings are back in full force. Overall, the three hosts came away with mixed highlights.

25 Nov 2022 3
Geopolitical takeaways from SEA meets
24 Nov 2022

Media workers want police conduct probed

A representative of four photojournalists injured in a clash between riot police and anti-government protesters at last week’s Apec summit has asked parliamentarians to investigate allegations of police brutality.

24 Nov 2022 5
Media workers want police conduct probed
24 Nov 2022

Building on Apec pluses

The Apec summit gave Thailand and other Apec members an opportunity to strengthen their partnerships, with a number of cooperation deals clinched.

24 Nov 2022 13
Building on Apec pluses
23 Nov 2022

Visa waiver, sports to lift Saudi travel

Thailand is hoping to boost tourism cooperation with Saudi Arabia, including offering visa exemptions and promoting Muay Thai after the Apec summit.

23 Nov 2022 7
Visa waiver, sports to lift Saudi travel
22 Nov 2022

Chadchart says clash a vital lesson

"Errors" in crowd control management during a clash at the "Citizens Stop Apec 2022" protest on Friday have taught the authorities a lesson in crowd management for the future, said Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt on Monday.

22 Nov 2022 2
Chadchart says clash a vital lesson
22 Nov 2022

Apec ends, MPs sharpen knives

With the Apec summit now over and the House of Representatives entering its final stretch, the political temperature is set to rise with a number of issues to be closely watched.

22 Nov 2022 26
Apec ends, MPs sharpen knives