Thai leader: Asia is gaining strategic, economic importance

              Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gives the traditional greeting or "wai" after delivering a speech at a session of the International Conference on "The Future of Asia" Thursday, May 26, 2022 in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
              Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, left, shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the start of their meeting at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, May 26, 2022. (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP)