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ATS Summer Reception at The House of Lords proves to be as popular as ever  
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ATS Thailand and Laos Tour 2016
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Associated Events

Meeting of the Waters - Glass & Watercolour Exhibition by British Artist, Louise Truslow

Private View at The Royal Overseas League - Tuesday 7th July, 6 pm


An exhibition of glass and water colours by Louise Truslow, a British artist resident in Thailand, will be held at the Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) in London from 7 July to 30 September 2015. Many of the paintings will feature Thailand and the Thai temple in London. Louise has kindly extended an invitation to members of the Anglo-Thai Society and their guests to attend a Private Viewing of her work at the ROSL at 6.00pm on Thursday 7 July 2015. Members wishing to attend are asked to RSVP as soon as possible by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , giving their and their guests' names (which will be required for entry to the ROSL). Please RSVP directly to Louise and not to the ATS.

 

Thai concert pianist Nina Leo to perform at The Forge, London in September

'Soiree Classique' Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Join Nina Leo for an exciting evening of classical piano music from the French masters. Explore the many faces and voices of musical narrative from the 19th and 20th centuries, including a diversion to Latin America.

Nina comes from a multi-cultural background and has strong academic training and international performance experience.  Her musical training began in her hometown of Chiang Mai, Thailand where she studied piano with Professor Bennett Lerner before moving to New York to study Music and English Literature at Cornell University.  In 2003, Nina relocated to London to attend the Royal Academy of Music where she gained her LRAM (Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music) Teaching Diploma in 2006 and graduated from the BMus Course in Piano Performance with Honours in 2009.

For more details on her concert, including how to book tickets, please click here

   

'Khon: The Epic Performance from Thailand' at the Royal Albert Hall


To mark the Auspicious Occasion of the 5th Cycle Birthday Anniversary on 2nd April 2015 of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and moving forward into the 5th century of Thailand-UK relations, the Royal Thai Embassy in London would like to invite you to a performance of the traditional Thai Masked play 'Khon: the Epic Performance from Thailand', by artists from the Office of Performing Arts, the Fine Arts Department and Ministry of Culture of Thailand at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Thursday 18 June 2015 at 7:30 pm.
Tickets Can be Purchased at Serious.org.uk/khon or call The Royal Albert Hall Box Office on 020 7589 8212
Ticket prices: £15 and £20 (Plus booking Fee).
   

Asia Business Champions: Learning the secrets of business success in Asia

Monday 5th June, 2014 08:30 - 10:30 at Asia House

Asia House, 63 New Cavendish St London, W1G 7LP

ATS Executive committee member, Steve Buckley, will be one of the panelists at a presentation organised by Asia House.  The presentation will be delivered by Simon Baptist, Chief Economist and Asia Regional Director at the Economist Intelligence Unit who will give an overview of some of the macro- and micro-economic developments from Asia.  Attendees will hear from business leaders whose firms epitomise the Asian Business Champion model, as identified in the recent Connecting Countries report by Telstra Global, Asia House Corporate Partner and global leader in telecoms and information infrastructure services.

The comprehensive presentation will cover the following:

  • Growth forecasts for Asia – profiling the fastest growing countries, understanding economic trends
  • Insights on the business environment across Asia
  • Asia on the horizon – key changes in the political economy between now and 2030

The discussions will be followed by a networking reception.

For further details please click here

   

Recent meeting with APPG-ASEAN at The House of Commons

Mike Weatherley MP, ChaIrman of the recently formed All Party Parliamentary Group for ASEAN, held two meetings recently at the House of Common. ATS Executive members were invited to attend together with representatives from ASEAN London Council (ALC) and a delegation from British Chambers of Commerce from ASEAN Countries:

APPG-ASEAN - Wed 26th March

Meeting with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Head of ASEAN Department Tom Dodd : who gave a brief summary and informative policy for the business investment in ASEAN.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Mike Weatherley MP in centre, H.E Pasan Teaprak Thai Ambassador, Vietnam Ambassador, Representatives from Indonesia and Philippines , Orapin Dawson and Ekachai Thapthimthong from ATS

APPG-ASEAN - Tue 1st April

Meeting with a delegation of representatives from the British Chambers of Commerce BiSEA group (Britain in South East Asia) : Greg Watkins, Director was a key speaker. There were several BCC ASEAN members from Singapore, Indonesia, Burma, Philippines, Thailand etc.

Photo: APPG-BiASEAN meeting & reception : BCC Thai Team from left : Barry Nicholson BCCT/UKTI, Ben Raby UKTI Thailand,  Orapin Dawson  Chair ATS, Mike Weatherley MP Chairman APPG, Andrew McBean, BCCT and Nutthapol Na Sonhgkhla First Secretary Royal Thai Embassy.

The discussion on how to promote BiASEAN more effectively went very well with several input from various BCC countries. It was agreed that APPG will host the Launch event at the House of Common during the week commencing 23rd June 2104 (more details to follow). We were then all invited to have a pint & light lunch at the House of Common Terrace. Representatives from ATS were, Orapin Dawson, Steve Buckley and Greg Watkins.

   

Calendar of Events

Thursday, 2nd July

Meet the UK Ambassador to Thailand, Mark Kent.  Dinner and talk at Suda Restaurant, Covent Garden.  For details please click here

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