Thailand and Japan boost digital collaboration

Thailand and Japan enhance digital collaboration through a memorandum of cooperation focusing on information, communication, digital technology, weather inspection, disaster risk reduction, postal affairs, 5G usage, and investment promotion between the two countries.

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan unveiled new cooperation in the field of information, communication, and digital technology. The ministers signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) to promote cooperation on the principle of equality reciprocity mutual respect and mutual benefits between both countries. According to the MoC, the cooperation entails promoting the use of information and communication technology and related information in the field of weather inspection and disaster risk reduction. It also covers the issues of cooperation in postal affairs, the use of 5G; secure and promoting investment in Thailand of Japanese ICT companies, among others.