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Joint Fund Raising Dinner with Thai Children's Trust
Thursday, 23rd April.  
To benefit the children of Baan Namchai Orphanage affected by the Tsunami Details coming soon  
Dinner and talk on 'Tai Magic' by Susan Conway
21st May at Suda Restaurant, Covent Garden, London

For booking details please click here
Tuesday March 31 , 2015
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Associated Events

'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.

   

Celebrate Songkran at Buddhapadipa Temple in Wimbledon

Sonkran Festival - Sunday 12th April, 2015 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Buddhapadipa Temple, 14 Calonne Road, WImbledon, SW19 5HJ

Wat Buddhapadipa is unique in Europe. The only Thai temple in the UK purposely built in the Thai architectural style and a perfect place to celebrate Songkran in London.  The programme of events includes the chance to make offerings to monks and enjoy Thai food and cultural performances on stage. Free entry, all welcome.

   

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, 18th March

ATS Spring Reception at the Oriental Club.  Click here for booking details

Sunday, 12th April

Songkran Festival at Buddhapadipa Temple, Wimbledon

Thursday, 23rd April

Joint Fund Raising Dinner with Thai Children's Trust for Baan Namchai Orphanage.  More details coming soon.

Thursday, 21st May

Talk on 'Tai Magic' by Susan Conway at Suda Restaurant, Covent Garden. Click here for booking details.

 

 

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