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Thailand-Korea’s Bond in Astronomy Turns Another Page of Prosperous History

Lotte Hotel, Seoul,

Seoul, ROK

March 24, 2016

Team Thailand led by Deputy Prime Minister, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somkid Jatusripitak continued to cement its plans to attract investments from Korean investors during their expedition to the Republic of Korea after the successful economic team itinerary to Oman, Iran, Russian and Belarus respectively earlier this year. This trade mission was to attract the influx of Korean investments on technology in particular back to Thailand after the withdrawal of Korean mega electronic and electric companies to neighbouring countries.

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Astronomy Sees No Borders As Thailand and Australia Are Making Waves for New Collaborations

Australian Embassy

Bangkok, Thailand

March 22, 2016

Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, Executive Director of NARIT was granted a courtesy call to visit the Australian Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Paul Robilliard today to discuss future collaborations on the upcoming projects initiated by both countries.  

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Young Researchers from Thailand, Japan and South Korea galvanized in the hope to strengthen regional collaborations in Radio Astronomy during The 10th NARIT-KaVA Joint Science WG Meeting.

February 22-24, 2016

Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

The beaming sunlight and excess of humidity in the seaside province of Krabi down the south of Thailand didn’t bother much of anticipation. 37 young researchers from three Asian countries gathered enthusiastically in the Thailand-Korea-Japan VLBI workshop which took place earlier in February. Named The 10th NARIT-KaVA Joint Science WG Meeting, aimed to create visibility on radio astronomy researches and technical trainings in the region.

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Radio Astronomy marveled in the spotlight of 30 post-graduates and senior undergraduates in NARIT-UST-GUAS Radio Astronomy Winter School 2016.

February 15-19, 2016

Chiang Mai, Thailand

It is with no denial on the emergence of Radio Astronomy across the Indo-China Peninsula, so as all the way to Oceania over the past century is astonishing, and the NARIT-UST-GUAS Radio Astronomy Winter School 2016 held in Chiang Mai was indeed just that. Co-sponsored by the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT), Korea University of Science and Technology (UST) and the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (GUAS)

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Spellbinding skies of Cape Town charm the participants of ROADs as the 3rd Face-to-Face Meeting of ROADs kicks off.

3rd Face-to-Face Meeting of Regional Offices of Astronomy for Development (ROADs)

2-4 March 2016 

Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) Building, South Africa Astronomical Observatory (SAAO)

Cape Town, South Africa

March 2, 2016

Spellbinding skies of Cape Town charm the participants of ROADs as the 3rd Face-to-Face Meeting of ROADs kicks off.

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