Club NewsNovember 28: Fire Drill Seminar for Maneeya Building
Events in November
6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday November 25, 2014
Parenting Tips: How To Face Parenting Challenges And Get Best Results by Renu Majumdar7pm, Wednesday November 26, 2014
Hun Sen's Cambodia: Book Launch
A discussion of contemporary Cambodia with Sebastian Strangio, the author of a new book on the country since the fall of the Khmer Rouge
Events in December6.30pm, Tuesday December 2, 2014
IUCN Wild Talk Series
Celebrating the 50th Red List Anniversary
Job OpeningsProgramme Manager
FORUM ASIAYangon-based Editor/Reporter
Coconuts MediaCopywriter/ Business Blog Writer (Chonburi)
Creative Communication SolutionsStaff Reporter
The NikkeiManaging Editor
The Phuket NewsCopy Sub-Editor
The Bangkok Post
In the Gallery, October 2014: A Dream Surely Vanishing
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A Dream Surely Vanishing is an on-going, joint photo documentary project. Its narrative vehicle is Burma's Irrawaddy River, as it flows past a stunning land and people of vast kindness being eroded by ill- planned economic development. Purposefully aimed away from the popular topics of ethnic armies, religious violence and drug abuse, this project seeks to connect its audience with the underrepresented people of Burma and the issues they face, while at the same time painting a picture of a breathtaking land being heralded as one of Asia's last economic frontiers.
Jazz at the FCCT, every Friday, between 8.00 pm and 10.00pm
07 November: Tonic
1 November: The Bylines
21 November: The Bylines
28 November: The Bylines
'TANG WONG' (Thailand)
Thai film 'TANG WONG', which won a spate of National Awards last year, had a full house for its screening in the FCCT. This was the last film of the year in the 'Contemporary World Film Series'.
The audience included academics, students, professionals, and many movie-buffs who were very interested to know more about Thai cinema. Their questions were answered, at the Q & A after the
screening, by the well-known producer of the film Soros Sukhum, and newcomer actor Nutthasit Kotimanuswanich. The chat-session was moderated by Fcct Board-member Jinda Wedel.
There were also great red and white Thai wines from the Village Farm and Winery, Khao Yai. All in all, it was a great end to yet another year of varied and exciting cinema
from around the world, with the kind support of many Embassies, film-companies, and food/drink outlets.
From the left: Fcct Board-member Jinda Wedel, actor Nutthasit Kotimanuswanich, producer Soros Sukhum, Village Farm & Winery's Viravadee Cholvanich, FCCT Film Coordinator Lekha Shankar
'Sila Lidskosti' (The Power of Good)
One of the most high-profile events at the Club recently, was the screening of an outstanding but rarely-seen docu-film: 'Sila Lidskosti, The Power of Good', about an
incredible, still-alive, 105-year-old British individual, Nicholas Winton, who rescued from the Nazi camps, numerous Czech Jewish children, many of whom are well-known personalities today.
The screening was organised by the Czech Embassy, in conjunction with the Embassies of Britain and Israel.
The event was attended by several Ambassadors, Cultural Attaches, corporate heads, NGOs and academics, all of whom were deeply moved and inspired by the movie.
From the left: Lekha Shankar, Film Coordinator FCCT, HE Philip Calvert, Ambassador of Canada, HE Mark Kent, Ambassador of Britain, HE Dr Vitezslav Grepl, Ambassador of Czech Republic, HE Marc
Michielsen, Ambassador of Belgium, HE Simon Roded, Ambassador of Israel, HE Javier Becker, Ambassador of Chile, Jonathan Head, President of FCCT.
Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand - Your Perfect Venue
For press conferences, book and motion picture launches, corporate
meetings and more. The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand's
penthouse Clubhouse is the perfect venue. We are:
- Centrally located in the Maneeya Center, in the heart of
Ratchaprasong, home to the greatest concentration of news bureaus
and media organizations in Thailand.
- Adjacent to and easily accessible directly from the Chidlom BTS
We offer our customers a wide range of services, custom tailored
to your specific needs. We have: Complete audio-visual capability
with three video cameras and fixed and wireless microphones for live
- Multi-disk record and playback equipment for
standard-definition and Blu-Ray high-definition DVD, audio and
video CD and most other popular formats.
- LCD projector with direct and oblique screens for motion
picture and computer presentations.
- Complete kitchen providing a myriad of delicious food-service
options, from coffee-break sweets to quick meals to sit-down or
buffet lunches and dinners featuring eastern, western and
- Full bar offering a wide range of soft drinks, beers on tap and
in bottle, wine, and a selection of spirits and popular
- Smoker's balcony with picnic seating, greenery and a fine view
of central Bangkok.
Rates are among the most reasonable in town, starting at only
Baht 5,000 for a half-day's use of the Clubhouse, including our
audio-visual equipment and a skilled operator. Catering services are
priced to your specific requirement.
And for that special private party, the fully staffed Clubhouse can
be exclusively yours on almost any Saturday or Sunday for little more
than a weekday event.
For bookings or for more information, please contact the FCCT at 02
652-0580 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The King of Thailand in World Focus
Now available in soft cover! Only Baht 270 for FCCT members
The FCCT's sell-out publishing success, The King of Thailand in World
Focus, a 280-page collection of articles and images from the
international press on the life and reign of His Majesty King
Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX, is now available in a new, popularly
priced soft-cover edition. In addition to making for fascinating
reading, the book is the only comprehensive reference work on the
current reign as reported over the years by correspondents,
journalists and photographers in magazines and newspapers around the
This large-format, full-color book is identical to the hard-bound
third edition which sold out late last year, but with a stiff,
varnished art-card cover, and priced to be easy on the wallet. It's
available through the FCCT office and at Asia Books around town for
the cover price of only Baht 300. FCCT members can get a copy through
the FCCT office only for just Baht 270, on presentation of your
current membership card.
Don't miss out. Get your copy of this unique publication today!
Attending FCCT Programs
How do you keep up with all the FCCT programs?
Join FCCT and receive e-mails whenever new programs are added.
Because news changes fast, FCCT sometimes schedules timely
programs on short notice.
FCCT members receive e-mails with "late-breaking news" about
For Correspondents Only?
is not just for correspondents-in fact, most of our
members are not news people.
A past FCCT
president even came up with the slogan, "You don't
have to be foreign and you don't have to be a correspondent". We are
a very diverse club and welcome all.
For more information, call 02-652-0580-1 or click here to e-mail
The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand
Penthouse, Maneeya Center
518/5 Ploenchit Road
(connected to the BTS Skytrain Chitlom station)
Patumwan, Bangkok 10330