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Name Suriya Jungrungreangkij
Spelling Suriya Juangroongruangkit
  Suriya Jungrungreangkit
Gender Male
Ethnic Thai
Job Thai Politician
  Thai Minister of Transport
Desc xxxx

Affiliation

Org Sam Mitr
Political Party Palang Pracharath
  Pheu Thai [ex]

Relationship

Coparty Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana
  Somsak Thepsuthin
  Anucha Nakasai

Notes

Sam Mitr Meaning ‘Three Allies’
Pheu Thai Mr Suriya Jungrungreangkij was key Pheu Thai figures before defecting to Palang Pracharath
House of Shinawatra Suriya Jungrungreangkij was former allies of the Shinawatras
2015 06 27
Thai Transport Minister, Suriya Jungrungreangkit listens to the head of opposition coalition parties and Democrat leader, Abisit Vejjajiva speaks during the no-confidence debate against Suriya at the Parliament House in Bangkok. said the opposition has found evidence showing that Transportation Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit had failed to do his job and let the corruption scandal over the purchase of baggae scanners for Bangkok’s new airport happened
2016 06 18
Suriya Jungrungreangkij and Somsak Thepsuthin pose for a group photo with former MPs in Nakhon Ratchasima when they visited the province

2018 10 05 Retrieve

[Suriya Jungrungreangkij told a television programme that Sam Mitr will certainly join Palang Pracharath] I decided to return to politics because Somkid [Jatusripitak, deputy prime minister] asked me to help. He told me that he will set up a party that is friendly to every party and comes up with policies that will benefit the people. ‘I spoke to Mr Somkid back when we did not have a name for the party, and asked how can I bring the Sam Mitr group to join?’

2019 09 03 Retrieve

[Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit said the government initiated the Thailand 4.0 policy with the aim of unshackling the country from several economic challenges that were compounded by previous development models, namely agriculture-focused (Thailand 1.0), light industry promotion (Thailand 2.0) and advanced industry (Thailand 3.0)] These challenges have put Thailand in the middle-income trap. The EEC [Eastern Economic Corridor] is a critical policy to push the economy into the future through advanced technologies and innovations under the S-curve scheme. New target industries under the S-curve scheme will provide an avenue for escaping the middle-income trap in the future

2019 12 03 Retrieve

[Suriya faces lawsuits for toxin ban U-turn] The resolution is legal. It was already scrutinised by lawyers

2020 04 02 Retrieve

[Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit says 2.5 million washable face masks will be shipped every 15 days, with the goal of distributing 10 million masks in total] We will start delivering masks on April 8 and expect people in Bangkok will receive them April 11. The Industry Ministry is teaming up with Thailand Post and the Interior Ministry to deliver washable facial masks to people in Bangkok using house registration

[According to the Interior Ministry, there are 3,050,000 households, housing 5,600,000 people, in the 50 districts of Bangkok] Of the 5,600,000 people that will receive the washable facial masks, there will be 1 piece per persons

2020 04 23 Retrieve

[Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit said his ministry will propose a 10-billion-baht economic recovery plan to provide aid to local farmers, SMEs and community enterprises] Through the initiative, the Industry Ministry will provide help for sugar cane farmers with 340 million baht covering 5,000 farmers holding 20,000 rai, and create new jobs in the old reservoir project covering 20,000 rai for 500 workers