Guest Visits


Japan Customs AEO Experts visits the ROCB A/P 
9 February 2017, Bangkok, Thailand

On 9 February 2017, Mr. Tetsuro Higuchi and Mr. Shoji Oguri of Japan Customs, accompanied by Japanese Customs Attaché in Thailand and Bangkok-based JICA project expert, made a short visit to the ROCB A/P on the occasion of the AEO Workshop jointly organized by the Thai Customs Department and the Japan Customs, in which they participated as resource speakers 


OCO Executives paid a courtesy visit to the ROCB A/P 
11 January 2017, Bangkok, Thailand

On 11 January 2017, Mr. Seve Paeniu, Head of the Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) Secretariat, and Mr. Tevita Tupou, OCO Operations Manager, visited the ROCB A/P on the occasion of their business trip to Bangkok. 


ROCB A/P renews partnership with the APPU 
11 January 2017, Bangkok, Thailand

On 11 January 2017, Mr. Lin Hongliang, Director of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union, visited the ROCB A/P and exchanged wished for the New Year. 


Korea Customs Service (KCS) Cargo Selectivity & Inspection Team visits the ROCB A/P 
9 December 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Jeon Ik Pyo, the Team Manager of Cargo Selectivity & Inspection Team of Korea Customs Service (KCS) and his colleagues visited the ROCB A/P on 9 December 2016 on the occasion of business trip to Thailand Customs to benchmark the UNODC-WCO Container Control Program (CCP). 


KCS Vice Commissioner re-affirms his support for the ROCB A/P 
24 November 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

Dr. CHUN Hong-uk, Vice Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service (KCS), accompanied by Mr. JEONG Seung-hwan, Director of Audit Policy Division, and Mr. KIM Won-seok, Deputy Director, Multilateral Cooperation Division,visitedthe ROCB A/P on 24 November 2014 on the occasion of his visit to the Thai Customs Department for bilateral cooperation talks. 


Lao Customs DDG visits the ROCB A/P to discuss their continued modernization effort 
26 February 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Bounpaseuth Sikounlabout, Deputy Director General of Lao Customs, and his colleagues visited the ROCB A/P on 26 February 2016 on the occasion of his business trip to Thailand to study management practices in dry ports and container depots. 


AEO Workshop participants visited the ROCB A/P 
4 February 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

AEO workshop participants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam visited the ROCB A/P, accompanied by colleagues of the AEO Department of the Thai Customs Department (TCD) and JICA Experts. 


ROCB A/P pays courtesy visit to new DDG of the Thai Customs Department 
3 February 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of the ROCB A/P, and his colleagues paid a courtesy visit to Mr. Vichak Apirugnunchai, new Deputy Director General of the Thai Customs Department (TCD) at his office to congratulate his promotion and call for continued support for the ROCB A/P. 


ROCB A/P pays courtesy visit to new DDG of the Thai Customs Department 
2 February 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of the ROCB A/P, and his colleagues paid a courtesy visit to Mr. Chutiwat Watanaphol, new Deputy Director General of the Thai Customs Department (TCD) at his office to congratulate his promotion and call for continued support for the ROCB A/P. 


Visit of Japan Customs Deputy Director General to ROCB A/P 
14 January 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

Japan Customs and Tariff Bureau (CTB) delegation led by Mr. Hiroshi Kishimoto, Deputy Director General of CTB, and accompanied by Mr. Shinji Taniguchi, Counselor for International Cooperation, as well as his colleagues, visited ROCB A/P seizing an opportunity of their mission to attend JICA Customs Expert Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand. 


ROCB A/P Renews Collaboration with APPU for Air Cargo Security 
7 January 2016

Mr. Lin Hongliang, Director of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union (APPU), and Mr. Anucha Soonglertsongpha, Course Director of the APPU, visited the ROCB A/P for the New Year’s greeting and renewal of collaboration with the Customs in the Asia/Pacific region. 


KCS CBCTI Faculty Director visits the ROCB A/P 
2 December 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Delegation from the Korea Customs Service Customs Border Control and Training Institution (CBCTI), led by Mr. Lee Beumju, Faculty Director of the CBCTI, and Mr. Sung Wonsik, Professor of the CBCTI, visited the ROCB A/P to explore the way to further promote the existing close cooperation between the ROCB A/P and the CBCTI, which is one of the WCO A/P Regional Training Centers. 


ROCB A/P pays courtesy visit to AKMAL 
2 November 2015, the Royal Malaysian Customs Academy (AKMAL), Malacca, Malaysia

Prior to the 13th Heads of A/P WCO Regional Training Centers (RTCs) Meeting, Mr. Kazunari Igarashi and his ROCB A/P colleagues paid a courtesy visit to the Royal Malaysian Customs Academy (AKMAL) and met Ms. Azimah Binti Abd Hamid, Director of the AKMAL. 


Korean Officials visit ROCB A/P to check the working status of Korean staff 
On 30 October 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Min Jinki from the Ministry of Personnel Management and Mr. Park Siwon and Mr. Kim Daeyi from the Korea Customs Service (KCS) visited the ROCB A/P with Mr. Lee chuljae, Korea Customs Attaché at the Korea Embassy in Thailand for an on-site verification of the working status of the overseas secondee from the Korea government agencies. 


ROCB A/P pays courtesy visit to new Thai Customs Director General 
14 October 2015, Bangkok Thailand

Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of ROCB A/P, and his colleagues paid a courtesy visit to Mr. Kulit Sombatsiri, the new Director General of the Thai Customs Department (TCD), who took the office on 1 October 2015. 


ROCB A/P pays courtesy visit to newly assigned Director of Thai Customs Academy 
1 October 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of the ROCB A/P, and his colleagues visited the Thai Customs Academy, which serves as a liaison office between the ROCB A/P and the Thai Customs Department, to congratulate Mr. Prawat Chuenchawalit for taking the office of Director of Thai Customs Academy with effect on the same day. 


ASEAN Customs Capacity Building Working Group participants visited ROCB A/P 
21 September 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Oentarto Wibowo, Chairperson of the ASEAN Customs Capacity Building Working Group (CCBWG), and participants of the meeting including representatives of the ASEAN Secretariat paid a courtesy visit to the ROCB A/P. 


Korea Customs Attachés visited the ROCB A/P to bid a Farewell and Say hello 
21 September 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. You Younghan, departing Korea Customs Attaché based in Thailand, and Mr. Lee Chuljae, (Mr. You’s successor) visited the ROCB A/P. Mr. You, who served as Korea Customs Attaché at the Korea Embassy in Thailand for 3 years, wished the ROCB A/P continued growth and success. 


ROCB A/P and RILO A/P Seek Synergy in Technical Assistance Programs 
18 August 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

On 18 August 2015, Mr. Lee Chul-hun, Deputy Head of RILO A/P, and Mr. Wang Liang, Intelligence Analyst, visited the ROCB A/P to discuss ways to collaborate and seek synergy in the capacity building programs to be delivered in 2015/2016. 


Laos Customs Colleagues Visit the ROCB A/P 
23 July 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

On the occasion of a study visit to the Thai Customs Department, sponsored by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), a group of Lao Customs colleagues paid a courtesy visit to the ROCB A/P on 23 July 2015. 


Japanese Customs Attaché Waters the ROCB Trees 
23 July 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

On 23 July 2015, Mr. Keiichi Tatsumi, a Customs Attaché to the Japanese Embassy to Thailand, paid a courtesy visit to the ROCB A/P. 


Ex-Head of the ROCB A/P Pays Courtesy Visit 
27 April 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

On 27 April 2015, Mr. Yoshihiro Kosaka, ex-Head of the ROCB A/P and current Director for Technical Cooperation at Japan Customs and Tariff Bureau of Ministry of Finance, paid a courtesy visit to the ROCB A/P on the occasion of his visit to the Thai Customs Department. 


HS Experts Visit the ROCB A/P 
2 April 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

On 2 April 2015, Mr. Nobuaki Osaki, Section Chief of Commodity Classification, Clearance Division of Customs and Tariff Bureau, Ministry of Finance, and Mrs. Miyako Miyashita, Inspector of Appraiser Section, Clearance Department of Tokyo Customs, visited the ROCB A/P on the occasion of their mission to Thailand 


Delegation from the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department Visits ROCB A/P 
25 March 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Jimmy TAM, Senior Superintendent Head of Supply Chain Management Office of the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department (HKCED), accompanied by two HKCED officials, visited the ROCB A/P on 25 March 2015. 


Delegation from the Maldives Customs Visits ROCB A/P 
25 March 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Abdulla WAHEED, Chief Superintendent of the Maldives Customs Service (MCS) accompanied by nine MCS officials, visited the ROCB A/P on 25 March 2015 on the occasion of their study visit to the Thai Customs Department. 


A Pleasant Surprise Visit by a Japan GRIPS Alumnus 
11 February 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

On 11 February 2015, the ROCB A/P welcomed a surprised but pleasant visit by Mr. Rajan Datt of India, an alumnus of the WCO-Japan Scholarship Program 2011/2012. 


ROCB A/P Renews Collaboration with APPU for Air Cargo Security 
20 January 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Lin Hongliang, Director of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union (APPU), and Mr. Anucha Soonglertsongpha, Course Director of the APPU, visited the ROCB A/P for the New Year’s greeting and renewal of collaboration with Customs in the Asia/Pacific region. Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of the ROCB A/P and other colleagues gave them a warm welcome. 


New Zealand Customs Attaché waters the ROCB Trees 
16 January 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Brian Lamb, Bangkok-based New Zealand Customs Attaché, visited the ROCB A/P on 16 January 2016 for New Year’s greetings and to discuss NZ Custom’s possible contributions to the regional capacity building activities in 2015 with Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of the ROCB A/P. 


Seeking better collaboration with ADB in Southeast Asia region 
9 December 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

In the course of a series of missions to Southeast Asian countries, Ms. Kanya Sasradipoera, Regional Cooperation Specialist of the Southeast Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), accompanied by Mr. David Martin, a consultant to the ADB, visited the ROCB A/P on 9 December 2014.