Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
 

Thailand

+ Save concept

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces. [1]

513 relations: A.T. Kearney, Absolute monarchy, Abugida, Administrative division, Adventure travel, AFC Asian Cup, Afonso de Albuquerque, Agriculture in Thailand, Ahom people, Air pollution, Akha language, Alaungpaya, Allies of World War I, Amata Spring Country Club, Amphoe, Ananda Mahidol, Andaman Islands, Andaman Sea, Angkor, Angkor Wat, Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, Animism, Arabs, Armistice, ASEAN Basketball League, ASEAN Free Trade Area, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asian black bear, Asian Championship, Asian Women's Volleyball Championship, Asian Women's Volleyball Cup, Aslian languages, Association football, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Austroasiatic languages, Austronesian languages, Automotive industry in Thailand, Ayutthaya Kingdom, Điện Biên Phủ, Bamboo network, Ban Chiang, Bang Pakong River, Bangkok, Bangkok Metropolitan Region, Basketball at the 1966 Asian Games, Battle of France, BBC News, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Bicameralism, ..., Binturong, Black May (1992), Borommatrailokkanat, Bowring Treaty, Boxing, BTS Skytrain, Buddhism, Buddhism in Thailand, Buddhist calendar, Buffer state, Bunga mas, Burmese–Siamese War (1568–70), Burmese–Siamese War (1765–67), Cabinet of Thailand, Cambodia, Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere, CAT Telecom, Central Tai languages, Central Thailand, Chakri dynasty, Cham language, Champa, Chams, Chao Phraya River, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, Chiang Mai, Chic, Christianity, Christianity in Thailand, Chulalongkorn, Chulalongkorn University, Chumphon Province, Climate and energy, Communist insurgency in Thailand, Constitution of Thailand, Constitutional monarchy, Coriander, Corruption Perceptions Index, Corvée, Credit Suisse, Crocodile, Crown prince, Cultural Revolution, Cyclone, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Dan Sai District, De facto, Dechawat Poomjaeng, Democrat Party (Thailand), Demographics of Thailand, Dharma, Diving, Doi Inthanon, Duarte Fernandes, Dvaravati, East Timor, Economic system, Economy of Thailand, Elephant, Elephant meat, Emerging markets, Employment-to-population ratio, Environmental Performance Index, Exonym and endonym, Fall of Saigon, Farther India, Fascism, Fish sauce, FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship, FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup, FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix, Floating exchange rate, Floating market, Foreign Policy, Franco-Siamese War, Franco-Thai War, Free Thai Movement, Free-trade area, Freedom House, Freedom in the World, Funan, Galangal, Geography (Ptolemy), Geography of Thailand, Geology, George Cœdès, Gigabit, Global Competitiveness Report, Gold reserve, Government agency, Greater India, Greater Mekong Subregion, Gregorian calendar, Gross domestic product, Gulf of Thailand, Hainan, Hariphunchai, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Head of government, Head of state, Hereditary monarchy, Hill tribe (Thailand), Hinduism, Hinduism in Southeast Asia, History of Thailand, History of the Jews in Thailand, Hmong language, Hmong–Mien languages, Hotan, House of Representatives (Thailand), HSBC, Human Development Index, Immigration, Imperial units, Index of Economic Freedom, Index of Thailand-related articles, India, Indonesia, Inflation, Intelligence quotient, Intendant, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, International Futures, International Monetary Fund, International Rice Research Institute, Internet, Internet censorship in Thailand, Internet in Thailand, Intertropical Convergence Zone, Iran, Irreligion, Isan, Isan language, Isan people, Islam, Islam in Thailand, Ivory, James Wattana, Japan, Japanese invasion of Thailand, Jasmine rice, Java, John Bowring, John Crawfurd, Judiciary, Karen people, Karenic languages, Kasetsart University, Köppen climate classification, Kedah, Kelantan, Kelantan-Pattani Malay, Khana Ratsadon, Khaosan Road, Khmer alphabet, Khmer Empire, Khmer language, Khmer people, Khorat Plateau, Khorat Thai, Khwaeng, King cobra, Kite, Kra Isthmus, Kra–Dai languages, Krabi, Laem Chabang, Lan Na, Lan Xang, Lao language, Laos, Lar gibbon, Lavo Kingdom, Lawa language, Lèse-majesté, Left- and right-hand traffic, Leopard, Li Fang-Kuei, Library of Congress Country Studies, List of Buddhist temples in Thailand, List of Chiefs of Defence Forces (Thailand), List of countries and dependencies by area, List of countries and dependencies by population, List of countries by GDP (PPP), List of countries by Human Development Index, List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI, List of countries by military expenditures, List of countries by Military Strength Index, List of countries by motor vehicle production, List of districts of Bangkok, List of islands of Thailand, List of monarchs of Thailand, List of national animals, List of shopping malls in Thailand, Literacy, Logging, Loi Krathong, Lower house, Luang Saranupraphan, Mae Klong, Mahasarakham University, Mainland Southeast Asia, Major non-NATO ally, Malacca Sultanate, Malay Peninsula, Malayan Communist Party, Malays (ethnic group), Malaysia, Mekong, Meteorology, Metres above sea level, Metric system, Michel Ferlus, Middle power, Military dictatorship, Ming dynasty, Ministry of Defence (Thailand), Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, Ministry of Public Health (Thailand), Ministry of Science and Technology (Thailand), Mlabri language, Modernization theory, Moken language, Mon kingdoms, Mon language, Mon people, Monarchies of Malaysia, Monarchy of Thailand, Mongkut, Monthon, MRT (Bangkok), Muay Thai, Mueang, Myanmar, Nakhon Pathom Province, Nakhon Ratchasima, Namaste, Narai, Narathiwat Province, Naresuan, National Assembly of Thailand, National Council for Peace and Order, National Legislative Assembly of Thailand (2014), National Peace Keeping Council, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Natural gas, Newly industrialized country, Ngoenyang, Non-communicable disease, Nonthaburi Province, Noppon Saengkham, Northern Khmer people, Northern Thai language, Northern Thai people, Northern Thailand, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board, Outline of Thailand, Overseas Chinese, Overseas Development Institute, Pali, Panama Canal, Paramilitary, Parliamentary system, Patani United Liberation Organisation, Pathum Thani Province, Pattani Province, Pattaya, People's Alliance for Democracy, People's Democratic Reform Committee, People's Power Party (Thailand), Perlis, Phang Nga, Phanom Phrai District, Pheu Thai Party, Phi Ta Khon, Phu Thai language, Phuket Province, Pileated gibbon, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Port of Singapore, Portuguese people, Powerlifting, Prajadhipok, Pratunam Market, Prayut Chan-o-cha, Preah Vihear Temple, Prime Minister of Thailand, Prince of Songkla University, Privy Council of Thailand, Prostitution in Thailand, Provinces of Thailand, Ptolemy, Public holidays in Thailand, Raja, Rajamangala National Stadium, Rama I, Rangsit University, Ranong, Ratchayothin Yotharuck, Rattanakosin Kingdom (1782–1932), Regional power, Relief, Reporters Without Borders, Rice production in Thailand, Rocket Festival, Roi Et Province, Rote learning, Royal assent, Royal Thai Air Force, Royal Thai Armed Forces, Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, Royal Thai Army, Royal Thai Navy, Royal Thai Police, Rubber stamp, Saek language, Sakdina, Samut Prakan Province, Samut Sakhon Province, Sanitation, Sanskrit, Sansoen Phra Barami, Sarit Thanarat, Sattahip District, Satun Province, Senate of Thailand, Sepak takraw, Shan language, Shan people, Si Lom, Siamese revolution of 1688, Siamese revolution of 1932, Sikhism, Sikhism in Thailand, Sino-Tibetan languages, Snooker, Somsak Chunharas, Songkhla Province, Songkran (Thailand), South Korea, South Thailand insurgency, Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, Southern Thai language, Southern Thailand, Southerners Sports Club (Bangkok), Southwestern Tai languages, Spain, Special 301 Report, Statistics, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Strait of Malacca, Suchinda Kraprayoon, Suez Canal, Sukhothai Kingdom, Sun bear, Sunni Islam, Suranaree University of Technology, Surin Elephant Round-up, Surin, Thailand, Sustainable Development Goals, Suwannaphum District, Suzerainty, Synchrotron light source, Taekwondo, Tai languages, Tai peoples, Tai Yo language, Taksin, Tambon, Tambralinga, Tapi River, Thailand, Tata Group, Telephone numbers in Thailand, Teochew dialect, Terengganu, Territorial Defence Student, Thai alphabet, Thai baht, Thai Canal, Thai Chinese, Thai cuisine, Thai cultural mandates, Thai general election, 2007, Thai general election, 2011, Thai general election, March 1992, Thai greeting, Thai highlands, Thai language, Thai Malays, Thai massage, Thai National Anthem, Thai people, Thai Rak Thai Party, Thai solar calendar, Thai units of measurement, Thailand in World War II, Thailand men's national volleyball team, Thailand national basketball team, Thailand national football team, Thailand national rugby union team, Thailand women's national volleyball team, Thaksin Shinawatra, Thaksinomics, Thammasat University, Thammasat University massacre, Thanon Thong Chai Range, The Age, The Heritage Foundation, The Independent, The National (Abu Dhabi), Theravada, Thonburi, Thonburi Kingdom, Tiger, Toungoo dynasty, Tourism, Tourism in Thailand, Trang Province, Transparency International, Tropical monsoon climate, Tropical savanna climate, Unequal treaty, Unicameralism, Unitary state, United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, United Nations Development Programme, Upper house, UTC+07:00, Uthong, Vajiralongkorn, Vientiane, Vietnam, Vietnam War, Vietnamese language, Volleyball, Water resource management, Westernization, Wi-Fi, William H. Baxter, World Economic Forum, World Gold Council, World War I, World War II, Yala Province, Yasothon, Yemen, Yingluck Shinawatra, Yunnan, .th, 1972 AFC Asian Cup, 1973 Thai popular uprising, 1997 Asian financial crisis, 1998 Asian Games, 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, 2006 Thai coup d'état, 2007 AFC Asian Cup, 2008 Thai political crisis, 2009 Thai political unrest, 2010 Thai political protests, 2013–2014 Thai political crisis, 2014 Thai coup d'état. Expand index (463 more) »

A.T. Kearney

A.T. Kearney is an American global management consulting firm that focuses on strategic and operational CEO-agenda issues facing businesses, governments and institutions around the globe.

New!!: Thailand and A.T. Kearney · See more »

Absolute monarchy

Absolute monarchy, is a form of monarchy in which one ruler has supreme authority and where that authority is not restricted by any written laws, legislature, or customs.

New!!: Thailand and Absolute monarchy · See more »

Abugida

An abugida (from Ge'ez: አቡጊዳ ’abugida), or alphasyllabary, is a segmental writing system in which consonant–vowel sequences are written as a unit: each unit is based on a consonant letter, and vowel notation is secondary.

New!!: Thailand and Abugida · See more »

Administrative division

An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.

New!!: Thailand and Administrative division · See more »

Adventure travel

Adventure travel is a type of niche tourism, involving exploration or travel with a certain degree of risk (real or perceived), and which may require special skills and physical exertion.

New!!: Thailand and Adventure travel · See more »

AFC Asian Cup

The AFC Asian Cup is an international association football tournament run by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

New!!: Thailand and AFC Asian Cup · See more »

Afonso de Albuquerque

Afonso de Albuquerque, Duke of Goa (1453 – 16 December 1515) (also spelled Aphonso or Alfonso), was a Portuguese general, a "great conqueror",, Vol.

New!!: Thailand and Afonso de Albuquerque · See more »

Agriculture in Thailand

Agriculture in Thailand is highly competitive, diversified and specialised and its exports are very successful internationally.

New!!: Thailand and Agriculture in Thailand · See more »

Ahom people

The Ahom (Pron:, আহোম, people of Assam) are the descendants of the ethnic Tai people who accompanied a Tai prince, Sukaphaa, in his migration from what is now Yunnan Province in southwest China into the Brahmaputra valley in 1228.

New!!: Thailand and Ahom people · See more »

Air pollution

Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances including gases, particulates, and biological molecules are introduced into Earth's atmosphere.

New!!: Thailand and Air pollution · See more »

Akha language

Akha is the language spoken by the Akha people of southern China (Yunnan Province), eastern Burma (Shan State), northern Laos, and northern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Akha language · See more »

Alaungpaya

Alaungpaya (အလောင်းဘုရား,; also spelled Alaunghpaya or Alaung Phra; 11 May 1760) was the founder of the Konbaung Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar).

New!!: Thailand and Alaungpaya · See more »

Allies of World War I

The Allies of World War I, or Entente Powers, were the countries that opposed the Central Powers in the First World War.

New!!: Thailand and Allies of World War I · See more »

Amata Spring Country Club

The Amata Spring Country Club is a private golf and country club near to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Amata Spring Country Club · See more »

Amphoe

An amphoe (sometimes also amphur, อำเภอ) is the second level administrative subdivision of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Amphoe · See more »

Ananda Mahidol

Ananda Mahidol (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรมหาอานันทมหิดล;; 20 September 1925 – 9 June 1946) was the eighth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty as Rama VIII.

New!!: Thailand and Ananda Mahidol · See more »

Andaman Islands

The Andaman Islands form an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal between India, to the west, and Myanmar, to the north and east.

New!!: Thailand and Andaman Islands · See more »

Andaman Sea

The Andaman Sea is a marginal sea of the eastern Indian Ocean separated from the Bay of Bengal (to its west) by the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and touching Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, and the Malay Peninsula.

New!!: Thailand and Andaman Sea · See more »

Angkor

Angkor (អង្គរ, "Capital City")Headly, Robert K.; Chhor, Kylin; Lim, Lam Kheng; Kheang, Lim Hak; Chun, Chen.

New!!: Thailand and Angkor · See more »

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat (អង្គរវត្ត, "Capital Temple") is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world, on a site measuring.

New!!: Thailand and Angkor Wat · See more »

Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909

The Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909 or Bangkok Treaty of 1909 was a treaty between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Siam signed on 10 March 1909, in Bangkok.

New!!: Thailand and Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909 · See more »

Animism

Animism (from Latin anima, "breath, spirit, life") is the religious belief that objects, places and creatures all possess a distinct spiritual essence.

New!!: Thailand and Animism · See more »

Arabs

Arabs (عَرَب ISO 233, Arabic pronunciation) are a population inhabiting the Arab world.

New!!: Thailand and Arabs · See more »

Armistice

An armistice is a formal agreement of warring parties to stop fighting.

New!!: Thailand and Armistice · See more »

ASEAN Basketball League

The ASEAN Basketball League, often abbreviated to the ABL, is a men's professional basketball league in Southeast Asia, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

New!!: Thailand and ASEAN Basketball League · See more »

ASEAN Free Trade Area

The ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) is a trade bloc agreement by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations supporting local manufacturing in all ASEAN countries.

New!!: Thailand and ASEAN Free Trade Area · See more »

Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific or Asia Pacific (abbreviated as APAC, Asia-Pac, AsPac, APJ, JAPA or JAPAC) is the part of the world in or near the Western Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Thailand and Asia-Pacific · See more »

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies.

New!!: Thailand and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation · See more »

Asian black bear

The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus, previously known as Selenarctos thibetanus), also known as the moon bear and the white-chested bear, is a medium-sized bear species native to Asia and largely adapted to arboreal life.

New!!: Thailand and Asian black bear · See more »

Asian Championship

An Asian Championship is a top level international sports competition between Asian athletes or sports teams representing their respective countries or professional sports clubs.

New!!: Thailand and Asian Championship · See more »

Asian Women's Volleyball Championship

The Asian Women's Volleyball Championship is an international volleyball competition in Asia and Oceania contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), the sport's continent governing body.

New!!: Thailand and Asian Women's Volleyball Championship · See more »

Asian Women's Volleyball Cup

The Asian Women's Volleyball Cup, so-called the AVC Cup for Women is an international volleyball competition in Asia and Oceania contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), the sport's continent governing body.

New!!: Thailand and Asian Women's Volleyball Cup · See more »

Aslian languages

The Aslian languages are a family of Austroasiatic languages spoken on the Malay Peninsula.

New!!: Thailand and Aslian languages · See more »

Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

New!!: Thailand and Association football · See more »

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten Southeast Asian countries that promotes intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, security, military, educational, and sociocultural integration amongst its members, other Asian countries, and globally.

New!!: Thailand and Association of Southeast Asian Nations · See more »

Austroasiatic languages

The Austroasiatic languages, formerly known as Mon–Khmer, are a large language family of Mainland Southeast Asia, also scattered throughout India, Bangladesh, Nepal and the southern border of China, with around 117 million speakers.

New!!: Thailand and Austroasiatic languages · See more »

Austronesian languages

The Austronesian languages are a language family that is widely dispersed throughout Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar and the islands of the Pacific Ocean, with a few members in continental Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Austronesian languages · See more »

Automotive industry in Thailand

, the Thailand automotive industry was the largest in Southeast Asia and the 12th largest in the world.

New!!: Thailand and Automotive industry in Thailand · See more »

Ayutthaya Kingdom

The Ayutthaya Kingdom (อยุธยา,; also spelled Ayudhya or Ayodhaya) was a Siamese kingdom that existed from 1351 to 1767.

New!!: Thailand and Ayutthaya Kingdom · See more »

Điện Biên Phủ

Điện Biên, sometimes called Dienbien Phu (/ means Dienbien Prefecture), is a city in the northwestern region of Vietnam.

New!!: Thailand and Điện Biên Phủ · See more »

Bamboo network

The "Bamboo network" is a term used to conceptualize connections between businesses operated by the Overseas Chinese community in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Bamboo network · See more »

Ban Chiang

Ban Chiang (บ้านเชียง) is an archeological site in Nong Han District, Udon Thani Province, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Ban Chiang · See more »

Bang Pakong River

The Bang Pakong (แม่น้ำบางปะกง) is a river in east Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Bang Pakong River · See more »

Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Bangkok · See more »

Bangkok Metropolitan Region

Not to be confused with Bangkok Metropolis, which is a reference to Bangkok's city limits. The Bangkok Metropolitan Region (กรุงเทพมหานครและปริมณฑล; RTGS: Krung Thep Mahanakhon Lae Parimonthon; Literally: Bangkok and surrounding provinces), may refer to a government-defined "political definition" of the urban region surrounding the metropolis of Bangkok, or the built-up area, i.e., urban agglomeration of Bangkok, Thailand, which varies in size and shape, and gets filled in as development expands.

New!!: Thailand and Bangkok Metropolitan Region · See more »

Basketball at the 1966 Asian Games

Basketball was one of the 14 sports disciplines held in the 1966 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Basketball at the 1966 Asian Games · See more »

Battle of France

The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War.

New!!: Thailand and Battle of France · See more »

BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

New!!: Thailand and BBC News · See more »

Bhumibol Adulyadej

Bhumibol Adulyadej (ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช;;; see full title below; 5 December 1927 – 13 October 2016), conferred with the title King Bhumibol the Great in 1987, was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty as Rama IX.

New!!: Thailand and Bhumibol Adulyadej · See more »

Bicameralism

A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.

New!!: Thailand and Bicameralism · See more »

Binturong

The binturong (Arctictis binturong), also known as bearcat, is a viverrid native to South and Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Binturong · See more »

Black May (1992)

Black May, or Bloody May (พฤษภาทมิฬ) is a common name for the 17–20 May 1992 popular protest in Bangkok against the government of General Suchinda Kraprayoon and the military crackdown that followed.

New!!: Thailand and Black May (1992) · See more »

Borommatrailokkanat

Borommatrailokkanat (บรมไตรโลกนาถ) or Trailok (1431–1488) was the king of the Ayutthaya Kingdom from 1448 to 1488.

New!!: Thailand and Borommatrailokkanat · See more »

Bowring Treaty

The Bowring Treaty is the name given to an agreement signed on 18 April 1855 between the United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Siam that liberalized foreign trade in Siam.

New!!: Thailand and Bowring Treaty · See more »

Boxing

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.

New!!: Thailand and Boxing · See more »

BTS Skytrain

The Bangkok Mass Transit System, commonly known as the BTS or the Skytrain (รถไฟฟ้า), is an elevated rapid transit system in Bangkok, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and BTS Skytrain · See more »

Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

New!!: Thailand and Buddhism · See more »

Buddhism in Thailand

Buddhism in Thailand is largely of the Theravada school, which is followed by 94.6 percent of the population.

New!!: Thailand and Buddhism in Thailand · See more »

Buddhist calendar

The Buddhist calendar is a set of lunisolar calendars primarily used in mainland Southeast Asian countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand as well as in Sri Lanka and Chinese populations of Malaysia and Singapore for religious or official occasions.

New!!: Thailand and Buddhist calendar · See more »

Buffer state

A buffer state is a country lying between two rival or potentially hostile greater powers.

New!!: Thailand and Buffer state · See more »

Bunga mas

The bunga mas dan perak ("golden and silver flowers"), often abbreviated to bunga mas (Jawi: "golden flowers"), was a tribute sent every three years to the king of Ayutthaya (Siam) from its vassal states in the Malay Peninsula, in particular, Terengganu, Kelantan, Kedah, Pattani, Nong Chik, Yala, Rangae,Cyril Skinner (1983).

New!!: Thailand and Bunga mas · See more »

Burmese–Siamese War (1568–70)

The Burmese–Siamese War (1568–1570) was a military conflict fought between the Kingdom of Ayutthaya (Siam) and the Kingdom of Burma.

New!!: Thailand and Burmese–Siamese War (1568–70) · See more »

Burmese–Siamese War (1765–67)

The Burmese–Siamese War (1765–1767) (ယိုးဒယား-မြန်မာစစ် (၁၇၆၅–၁၇၆၇); สงครามคราวเสียกรุงศรีอยุธยาครั้งที่สอง, lit. "war of the second fall of Ayutthaya") was the second military conflict between the Konbaung Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) and the Ban Phlu Luang Dynasty of Siam (Thailand), and the war that ended the four-century-old Siamese kingdom.

New!!: Thailand and Burmese–Siamese War (1765–67) · See more »

Cabinet of Thailand

The cabinet of Thailand or, formally, the Council of Ministers of Thailand (คณะรัฐมนตรี; is a body composed of thirty-five of the most senior members of the government of the Kingdom of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Cabinet of Thailand · See more »

Cambodia

Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Cambodia · See more »

Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere

Carbon dioxide is an important trace gas in Earth's atmosphere.

New!!: Thailand and Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere · See more »

CAT Telecom

CAT Telecom Public Company Limited is the state-owned company that runs Thailand’s international telecommunications infrastructure, including its international gateways, satellite, and submarine cable networks connections.

New!!: Thailand and CAT Telecom · See more »

Central Tai languages

The Central Tai languages include southern dialects of Zhuang, and various Nung and Tày dialects of northern Vietnam.

New!!: Thailand and Central Tai languages · See more »

Central Thailand

Central Thailand (central plain) is a region of Thailand, covering the broad alluvial plain of the Chao Phraya River.

New!!: Thailand and Central Thailand · See more »

Chakri dynasty

The Chakri dynasty (จักรี) is the current ruling royal house of the Kingdom of Thailand, while the Head of the house is the monarch.

New!!: Thailand and Chakri dynasty · See more »

Cham language

Cham is the language of the Cham people of Southeast Asia, and formerly the language of the kingdom of Champa in central Vietnam.

New!!: Thailand and Cham language · See more »

Champa

Champa (Chăm Pa) was a collection of independent Cham polities that extended across the coast of what is today central and southern Vietnam from approximately the 2nd century AD before being absorbed and annexed by Vietnamese Emperor Minh Mạng in AD 1832.

New!!: Thailand and Champa · See more »

Chams

The Chams, or Cham people (Cham: Urang Campa, người Chăm or người Chàm, ជនជាតិចាម), are an ethnic group of Austronesian origin in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Chams · See more »

Chao Phraya River

The Chao Phraya (แม่น้ำเจ้าพระยา, or) is the major river in Thailand, with its low alluvial plain forming the centre of the country.

New!!: Thailand and Chao Phraya River · See more »

Chatuchak Weekend Market

The Chatuchak Weekend Market (ตลาดนัดจตุจักร), on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, is the largest market in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Chatuchak Weekend Market · See more »

Chavalit Yongchaiyudh

Chavalit Yongchaiyudh (ชวลิต ยงใจยุทธ,,, born 15 May 1932), also known as "Big Jiew" (บิ๊กจิ๋ว), is a Thai politician and retired army officer.

New!!: Thailand and Chavalit Yongchaiyudh · See more »

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai (from เชียงใหม่, ᨩ᩠ᨿᨦ ᩲᩉ᩠ᨾ᩵) sometimes written as "Chiengmai" or "Chiangmai", is the largest city in northern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Chiang Mai · See more »

Chic

Chic, meaning "stylish" or "smart", is an element of fashion.

New!!: Thailand and Chic · See more »

Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

New!!: Thailand and Christianity · See more »

Christianity in Thailand

Christianity was first introduced to Thailand by European missionaries.

New!!: Thailand and Christianity in Thailand · See more »

Chulalongkorn

Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poraminthra Maha Chulalongkorn Phra Chunla Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาจุฬาลงกรณ์ พระจุลจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Rama V (20 September 1853 – 23 October 1910), was the fifth monarch of Siam under the House of Chakri.

New!!: Thailand and Chulalongkorn · See more »

Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University (จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย), abbreviated either CU or Chula (จุฬาฯ), is a public and autonomous research university in Bangkok, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Chulalongkorn University · See more »

Chumphon Province

Chumphon (ชุมพร) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand on the Gulf of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Chumphon Province · See more »

Climate and energy

The correlation between climate and energy rests on known causal relationships between human population growth, rising energy consumption and land use and the resulting greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

New!!: Thailand and Climate and energy · See more »

Communist insurgency in Thailand

The Communist insurgency in Thailand was a guerrilla war lasting from 1965 until 1983, fought mainly by the Communist Party of Thailand (CPT) and the government of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Communist insurgency in Thailand · See more »

Constitution of Thailand

The Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand (รัฐธรรมนูญแห่งราชอาณาจักรไทย) provides the basis for the rule of law in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Constitution of Thailand · See more »

Constitutional monarchy

A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the sovereign exercises authority in accordance with a written or unwritten constitution.

New!!: Thailand and Constitutional monarchy · See more »

Coriander

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), also known as cilantro or Chinese parsley, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae.

New!!: Thailand and Coriander · See more »

Corruption Perceptions Index

Transparency International (TI) has published the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) since 1995, annually ranking countries "by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys." The CPI generally defines corruption as "the misuse of public power for private benefit".

New!!: Thailand and Corruption Perceptions Index · See more »

Corvée

Corvée is a form of unpaid, unfree labour, which is intermittent in nature and which lasts limited periods of time: typically only a certain number of days' work each year.

New!!: Thailand and Corvée · See more »

Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse Group AG is a Swiss multinational investment bank and financial services company founded and based in Switzerland.

New!!: Thailand and Credit Suisse · See more »

Crocodile

Crocodiles (subfamily Crocodylinae) or true crocodiles are large aquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.

New!!: Thailand and Crocodile · See more »

Crown prince

A crown prince is the male heir apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy.

New!!: Thailand and Crown prince · See more »

Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.

New!!: Thailand and Cultural Revolution · See more »

Cyclone

In meteorology, a cyclone is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure.

New!!: Thailand and Cyclone · See more »

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market (ตลาดน้ำดำเนินสะดวก) is a floating market located in the Damnoen Saduak District, Ratchaburi Province located about southwest of Bangkok, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market · See more »

Dan Sai District

Dan Sai (ด่านซ้าย) is a district (amphoe) in the western part of Loei Province, northeastern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Dan Sai District · See more »

De facto

In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.

New!!: Thailand and De facto · See more »

Dechawat Poomjaeng

Dechawat Poomjaeng (Dechāwạt Phùmcæ̂ng, born July 11, 1978) is a Thai former professional snooker player.

New!!: Thailand and Dechawat Poomjaeng · See more »

Democrat Party (Thailand)

The Democrat Party (พรรคประชาธิปัตย์) is a Thai political party.

New!!: Thailand and Democrat Party (Thailand) · See more »

Demographics of Thailand

The demographics of Thailand paint a statistical portrait of the national population.

New!!: Thailand and Demographics of Thailand · See more »

Dharma

Dharma (dharma,; dhamma, translit. dhamma) is a key concept with multiple meanings in the Indian religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.

New!!: Thailand and Dharma · See more »

Diving

Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics.

New!!: Thailand and Diving · See more »

Doi Inthanon

Doi Inthanon (ดอยอินทนนท์) is the highest mountain in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Doi Inthanon · See more »

Duarte Fernandes

Duarte Fernandes (16th century) was a Portuguese diplomat, explorer, and was the first European to establish diplomatic relations with Thailand, when in 1511 he led a diplomatic mission to Ayutthaya Kingdom (Kingdom of Siam), after the Portuguese conquest of Malacca.

New!!: Thailand and Duarte Fernandes · See more »

Dvaravati

The Dvaravati (ทวารวดี); (ទ្វារវត្តី - Tvearvottey) period lasted from around the 6th to the 11th century.

New!!: Thailand and Dvaravati · See more »

East Timor

East Timor or Timor-Leste (Tetum: Timór Lorosa'e), officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (República Democrática de Timor-Leste, Repúblika Demokrátika Timór-Leste), is a sovereign state in Maritime Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and East Timor · See more »

Economic system

An economic system is a system of production, resource allocation and distribution of goods and services within a society or a given geographic area.

New!!: Thailand and Economic system · See more »

Economy of Thailand

Thailand is a newly industrialized country.

New!!: Thailand and Economy of Thailand · See more »

Elephant

Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea.

New!!: Thailand and Elephant · See more »

Elephant meat

Elephant meat refers to the flesh and other edible parts of elephants.

New!!: Thailand and Elephant meat · See more »

Emerging markets

An emerging market is a country that has some characteristics of a developed market, but does not meet standards to be a developed market.

New!!: Thailand and Emerging markets · See more »

Employment-to-population ratio

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development defines the employment rate as the employment-to-population ratio.

New!!: Thailand and Employment-to-population ratio · See more »

Environmental Performance Index

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is a method of quantifying and numerically marking the environmental performance of a state's policies.

New!!: Thailand and Environmental Performance Index · See more »

Exonym and endonym

An exonym or xenonym is an external name for a geographical place, or a group of people, an individual person, or a language or dialect.

New!!: Thailand and Exonym and endonym · See more »

Fall of Saigon

The Fall of Saigon, or the Liberation of Saigon, was the capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, by the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) and the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (also known as the Việt Cộng) on 30 April 1975.

New!!: Thailand and Fall of Saigon · See more »

Farther India

Farther India, or Ultraindia, is an old term, now rarely used, for Southeast Asia, seen in colonial days from Europe as the part of the Far East beyond the Indian subcontinent, but south of China.

New!!: Thailand and Farther India · See more »

Fascism

Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian ultranationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce, which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.

New!!: Thailand and Fascism · See more »

Fish sauce

Fish sauce is a condiment made from fish coated in salt and fermented from weeks to up to two years.

New!!: Thailand and Fish sauce · See more »

FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship

The FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship is an international volleyball competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), the sport's global governing body.

New!!: Thailand and FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship · See more »

FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup

The FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup is an international volleyball competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), the sport's global governing body.

New!!: Thailand and FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup · See more »

FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix

The FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix was an annual women's volleyball competition created in 1993, The men's version of the competition was called World League.

New!!: Thailand and FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix · See more »

Floating exchange rate

A floating exchange rate (also called a fluctuating or flexible exchange rate) is a type of exchange-rate regime in which a currency's value is allowed to fluctuate in response to foreign-exchange market mechanisms.

New!!: Thailand and Floating exchange rate · See more »

Floating market

A floating market is a market where goods are sold from boats.

New!!: Thailand and Floating market · See more »

Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy is an American news publication, founded in 1970 and focused on global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy.

New!!: Thailand and Foreign Policy · See more »

Franco-Siamese War

The Franco-Siamese War of 1893 was a conflict between the French Third Republic and the Kingdom of Siam.

New!!: Thailand and Franco-Siamese War · See more »

Franco-Thai War

The Franco-Thai War (กรณีพิพาทอินโดจีน Guerre franco-thaïlandaise) (1940–1941) was fought between Thailand (Siam) and France over certain areas of French Indochina.

New!!: Thailand and Franco-Thai War · See more »

Free Thai Movement

The Free Thai Movement (เสรีไทย) was a Thai underground resistance movement against Imperial Japan during World War II.

New!!: Thailand and Free Thai Movement · See more »

Free-trade area

A free-trade area is the region encompassing a trade bloc whose member countries have signed a free-trade agreement (FTA).

New!!: Thailand and Free-trade area · See more »

Freedom House

Freedom House is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) U.S. government-funded non-governmental organization (NGO) that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights.

New!!: Thailand and Freedom House · See more »

Freedom in the World

Freedom in the World is a yearly survey and report by the U.S.-based non-governmental organization Freedom House that measures the degree of civil liberties and political rights in every nation and significant related and disputed territories around the world.

New!!: Thailand and Freedom in the World · See more »

Funan

Funan, (ហ្វូណន - Fonon), (Phù Nam) or Nokor Phnom (នគរភ្នំ) was the name given by Chinese cartographers, geographers and writers to an ancient Indianised state—or, rather a loose network of states (Mandala)—located in mainland Southeast Asia centered on the Mekong Delta that existed from the first to sixth century CE.

New!!: Thailand and Funan · See more »

Galangal

Galangal (pronunciation /ˈɡal(ə)ŋɡal/, U.S. /) is a common name for several tropical rhizomatous spices.

New!!: Thailand and Galangal · See more »

Geography (Ptolemy)

The Geography (Γεωγραφικὴ Ὑφήγησις, Geōgraphikḕ Hyphḗgēsis, "Geographical Guidance"), also known by its Latin names as the Geographia and the Cosmographia, is a gazetteer, an atlas, and a treatise on cartography, compiling the geographical knowledge of the 2nd-century Roman Empire.

New!!: Thailand and Geography (Ptolemy) · See more »

Geography of Thailand

Thailand's 514,000 square kilometers lie in the middle of mainland Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Geography of Thailand · See more »

Geology

Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time.

New!!: Thailand and Geology · See more »

George Cœdès

George Cœdès (10 August 1886 – 2 October 1969) was a 20th-century French scholar of southeast Asian archaeology and history.

New!!: Thailand and George Cœdès · See more »

Gigabit

The gigabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage.

New!!: Thailand and Gigabit · See more »

Global Competitiveness Report

The Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) is a yearly report published by the World Economic Forum.

New!!: Thailand and Global Competitiveness Report · See more »

Gold reserve

A gold reserve was the gold held by a national central bank, intended mainly as a guarantee to redeem promises to pay depositors, note holders (e.g. paper money), or trading peers, during the eras of the gold standard, and also as a store of value, or to support the value of the national currency.

New!!: Thailand and Gold reserve · See more »

Government agency

A government or state agency, sometimes an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government that is responsible for the oversight and administration of specific functions, such as an intelligence agency.

New!!: Thailand and Government agency · See more »

Greater India

The term Greater India is most commonly used to encompass the historical and geographic extent of all political entities of the Indian subcontinent, and the regions which are culturally linked to India or received significant Indian cultural influence.

New!!: Thailand and Greater India · See more »

Greater Mekong Subregion

The Greater Mekong Subregion, or just Greater Mekong, is an international region of the Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Greater Mekong Subregion · See more »

Gregorian calendar

The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used civil calendar in the world.

New!!: Thailand and Gregorian calendar · See more »

Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.

New!!: Thailand and Gross domestic product · See more »

Gulf of Thailand

The Gulf of Thailand, formerly the Gulf of Siam, is a shallow inlet in the western part of the South China and Eastern Archipelagic Seas, a marginal body of water in the western Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Thailand and Gulf of Thailand · See more »

Hainan

Hainan is the smallest and southernmost province of the People's Republic of China (PRC), consisting of various islands in the South China Sea.

New!!: Thailand and Hainan · See more »

Hariphunchai

Hariphunchai or Haribhunjaya (from หริภุญชัย, ហរិបុញ្ជ័យ Hariponhchey, in turn from Haribhuñjaya) was a Mon kingdom in the north of present Thailand in the centuries before the Thais moved into the area.

New!!: Thailand and Hariphunchai · See more »

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (formerly Harvard School of Public Health) is the public health graduate school of Harvard University, located in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, Massachusetts adjacent Harvard Medical School.

New!!: Thailand and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health · See more »

Head of government

A head of government (or chief of government) is a generic term used for either the highest or second highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony, (commonly referred to as countries, nations or nation-states) who often presides over a cabinet, a group of ministers or secretaries who lead executive departments.

New!!: Thailand and Head of government · See more »

Head of state

A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.

New!!: Thailand and Head of state · See more »

Hereditary monarchy

A hereditary monarchy is a form of government and succession of power in which the throne passes from one member of a royal family to another member of the same family.

New!!: Thailand and Hereditary monarchy · See more »

Hill tribe (Thailand)

Hill tribe (ชาวดอย, ชาวเขา, คนเขา) (Northern Thai: จาวดอย, คนดอย,; "mountain people/folk") is a term used in Thailand for all of the various ethnic groups who mostly inhabit the high mountainous Northern and Western regions of Thailand, including both sides of the border areas between Northern Thailand, Laos and Burma, the Phi Pan Nam Range, the Thanon Range, the latter a southern prolongation of the Shan Hills, as well as the Tenasserim Hills in Western Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Hill tribe (Thailand) · See more »

Hinduism

Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.

New!!: Thailand and Hinduism · See more »

Hinduism in Southeast Asia

Hinduism in Southeast Asia has a profound impact on the region's cultural development and its history.

New!!: Thailand and Hinduism in Southeast Asia · See more »

History of Thailand

History of Thailand concerns the history of the Thai people, who originally lived in southwestern China, migrated into mainland Southeast Asia over a period of many centuries.

New!!: Thailand and History of Thailand · See more »

History of the Jews in Thailand

The history of Jews in Thailand began in the 17th century with the arrival of Baghdadi Jewish families.

New!!: Thailand and History of the Jews in Thailand · See more »

Hmong language

Hmong (RPA: Hmoob) or Mong (RPA: Moob), known as First Vernacular Chuanqiandian Miao in China, is a dialect continuum of the West Hmongic branch of the Hmongic languages spoken by the Hmong of Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, northern Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos.

New!!: Thailand and Hmong language · See more »

Hmong–Mien languages

The Hmong–Mien (also known as Miao–Yao) languages are a highly tonal language family of southern China and northern Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Hmong–Mien languages · See more »

Hotan

Hotan, also transliterated from Chinese as Hetian, is a major oasis town in southwestern Xinjiang, an autonomous region in western China.

New!!: Thailand and Hotan · See more »

House of Representatives (Thailand)

The House of Representatives (สภาผู้แทนราษฎร) was the lower house of the National Assembly of Thailand, the legislative branch of the Thai government.

New!!: Thailand and House of Representatives (Thailand) · See more »

HSBC

HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company, tracing its origin to a hong in Hong Kong.

New!!: Thailand and HSBC · See more »

Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

New!!: Thailand and Human Development Index · See more »

Immigration

Immigration is the international movement of people into a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker.

New!!: Thailand and Immigration · See more »

Imperial units

The system of imperial units or the imperial system (also known as British Imperial or Exchequer Standards of 1825) is the system of units first defined in the British Weights and Measures Act of 1824, which was later refined and reduced.

New!!: Thailand and Imperial units · See more »

Index of Economic Freedom

The Index of Economic Freedom is an annual index and ranking created by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal in 1995 to measure the degree of economic freedom in the world's nations.

New!!: Thailand and Index of Economic Freedom · See more »

Index of Thailand-related articles

This is a list of articles related to Thailand, sorted by alphabetical order.

New!!: Thailand and Index of Thailand-related articles · See more »

India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

New!!: Thailand and India · See more »

Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

New!!: Thailand and Indonesia · See more »

Inflation

In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.

New!!: Thailand and Inflation · See more »

Intelligence quotient

An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence.

New!!: Thailand and Intelligence quotient · See more »

Intendant

The title of intendant (intendant, Portuguese and intendente) has been used in several countries through history.

New!!: Thailand and Intendant · See more »

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) is a United Nations convention.

New!!: Thailand and International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination · See more »

International Futures

International Futures (IFs) is a global integrated assessment model designed to help in thinking strategically and systematically about key global systems (economic, demographic, education, health, environment, technology, domestic governance, infrastructure, agriculture, energy and environment) housed at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures.

New!!: Thailand and International Futures · See more »

International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1945 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.

New!!: Thailand and International Monetary Fund · See more »

International Rice Research Institute

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is an international agricultural research and training organization with headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna in the Philippines and offices in seventeen countries with ~1,300 staff.

New!!: Thailand and International Rice Research Institute · See more »

Internet

The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

New!!: Thailand and Internet · See more »

Internet censorship in Thailand

Most Internet censorship in Thailand prior to the September 2006 military coup d'état was focused on blocking pornographic websites.

New!!: Thailand and Internet censorship in Thailand · See more »

Internet in Thailand

Thailand obtained internet access in 1996 as the third country in South East Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Internet in Thailand · See more »

Intertropical Convergence Zone

The Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), known by sailors as the doldrums, is the area encircling Earth near the Equator, where the northeast and southeast trade winds converge.

New!!: Thailand and Intertropical Convergence Zone · See more »

Iran

Iran (ایران), also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (جمهوری اسلامی ایران), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country. Comprising a land area of, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BCE. It was first unified by the Iranian Medes in the seventh century BCE, reaching its greatest territorial size in the sixth century BCE, when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming one of the largest empires in history. The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE and was divided into several Hellenistic states. An Iranian rebellion culminated in the establishment of the Parthian Empire, which was succeeded in the third century CE by the Sasanian Empire, a leading world power for the next four centuries. Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century CE, displacing the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam. Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science. After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols. The rise of the Safavids in the 15th century led to the reestablishment of a unified Iranian state and national identity, with the country's conversion to Shia Islam marking a turning point in Iranian and Muslim history. Under Nader Shah, Iran was one of the most powerful states in the 18th century, though by the 19th century, a series of conflicts with the Russian Empire led to significant territorial losses. Popular unrest led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy and the country's first legislature. A 1953 coup instigated by the United Kingdom and the United States resulted in greater autocracy and growing anti-Western resentment. Subsequent unrest against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of an Islamic republic, a political system that includes elements of a parliamentary democracy vetted and supervised by a theocracy governed by an autocratic "Supreme Leader". During the 1980s, the country was engaged in a war with Iraq, which lasted for almost nine years and resulted in a high number of casualties and economic losses for both sides. According to international reports, Iran's human rights record is exceptionally poor. The regime in Iran is undemocratic, and has frequently persecuted and arrested critics of the government and its Supreme Leader. Women's rights in Iran are described as seriously inadequate, and children's rights have been severely violated, with more child offenders being executed in Iran than in any other country in the world. Since the 2000s, Iran's controversial nuclear program has raised concerns, which is part of the basis of the international sanctions against the country. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1, was created on 14 July 2015, aimed to loosen the nuclear sanctions in exchange for Iran's restriction in producing enriched uranium. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power, and its large reserves of fossil fuels – which include the world's largest natural gas supply and the fourth-largest proven oil reserves – exert considerable influence in international energy security and the world economy. The country's rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and eleventh-largest in the world. Iran is a multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, the largest being Persians (61%), Azeris (16%), Kurds (10%), and Lurs (6%).

New!!: Thailand and Iran · See more »

Irreligion

Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.

New!!: Thailand and Irreligion · See more »

Isan

Isan (Isan/อีสาน,; also written as Isaan, Isarn, Issarn, Issan, Esan, or Esarn; from Pali ऐशान aiśāna or Sanskrit ऐशान aiśāna "northeast") consists of 20 provinces in the northeastern region of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Isan · See more »

Isan language

Isan or Northeastern Thai (ภาษาอีสาน, ภาษาไทยถิ่นตะวันออกเฉียงเหนือ, ภาษาไทยถิ่นอีสาน, ภาษาไทยอีสาน, ภาษาลาวอีสาน) is a group of Lao varieties spoken in the northern two-thirds of Isan in northeastern Thailand, as well as in adjacent portions of northern and eastern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Isan language · See more »

Isan people

The Isan people (คนอีสาน,,; ຄົນອີສານ, or "Northeastern Thai") are an ethno-regional group native to Northeastern Thailand ("Isan") with an estimated population of about 22 million.

New!!: Thailand and Isan people · See more »

Islam

IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

New!!: Thailand and Islam · See more »

Islam in Thailand

Islam is a minority faith in Thailand, with statistics suggesting 4.9 percent of the population Figures as high as 5 percent of Thailand's population have also been mentioned.

New!!: Thailand and Islam in Thailand · See more »

Ivory

Ivory is a hard, white material from the tusks (traditionally elephants') and teeth of animals, that can be used in art or manufacturing.

New!!: Thailand and Ivory · See more »

James Wattana

James Wattana (born January 17, 1970, as วัฒนา ภู่โอบอ้อม Wattana Pu-Ob-Orm, then renamed รัชพล ภู่โอบอ้อม Ratchapol Pu-Ob-Orm in 2003) is a Thai former professional snooker player.

New!!: Thailand and James Wattana · See more »

Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Japan · See more »

Japanese invasion of Thailand

The Japanese invasion of Thailand occurred on 8 December 1941.

New!!: Thailand and Japanese invasion of Thailand · See more »

Jasmine rice

Jasmine rice (ข้าวหอมมะลิ) is a long-grain variety of fragrant rice (also known as aromatic rice).

New!!: Thailand and Jasmine rice · See more »

Java

Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese) is an island of Indonesia.

New!!: Thailand and Java · See more »

John Bowring

Sir John Bowring, KCB (Chinese translated name: 寶寧, 寶靈 (for Putonghua speakers) or 包令 (for Cantonese)) (Thai: พระยาสยามมานุกูลกิจ สยามมิตรมหายศ) (17 October 1792 – 23 November 1872) was an English political economist, traveller, writer, literary translator, polyglot, and the fourth Governor of Hong Kong.

New!!: Thailand and John Bowring · See more »

John Crawfurd

John Crawfurd (13 August 1783 – 11 May 1868) was a Scottish physician, colonial administrator and diplomat, and author.

New!!: Thailand and John Crawfurd · See more »

Judiciary

The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.

New!!: Thailand and Judiciary · See more »

Karen people

The Karen, Kayin, Kariang or Yang people (ကညီကလုာ်, ကရင်လူမျိုး,; Per Ploan Poe or Ploan in Pwo Karen and Pwa Ka Nyaw or Kanyaw in Sgaw Karen; กะเหรี่ยง) refer to a number of individual Sino-Tibetan language speaking ethnic groups, many of which do not share a common language or culture.

New!!: Thailand and Karen people · See more »

Karenic languages

The Karen or Karenic languages are tonal languages spoken by some seven million Karen people.

New!!: Thailand and Karenic languages · See more »

Kasetsart University

Kasetsart University (มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์) (KU) is a public research university in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Kasetsart University · See more »

Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

New!!: Thailand and Köppen climate classification · See more »

Kedah

Kedah (Jawi: قدح), also known by its honorific Darul Aman or "Abode of Peace", is a state of Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia.

New!!: Thailand and Kedah · See more »

Kelantan

Kelantan (Jawi: کلنتن;, Kelantanese: Kelate) is a state of Malaysia.

New!!: Thailand and Kelantan · See more »

Kelantan-Pattani Malay

Kelantan-Pattani Malay, often referred to in Thailand as Yawi (in Thai) or Jawi (in Patani Malay), and in Kelantan as Baso Kelate, is a Malayan language spoken in the Malaysian state of Kelantan and the neighbouring southernmost provinces of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Kelantan-Pattani Malay · See more »

Khana Ratsadon

Khana Ratsadon (คณะราษฎร,; meaning "People's Party") was a Siamese group of military and civil officers, and later a political party, which staged a bloodless coup against King Prajadhipok and transformed the country's absolute monarchy to constitutional monarchy on 24 June 1932.

New!!: Thailand and Khana Ratsadon · See more »

Khaosan Road

Khaosan Road or Khao San Road (ถนนข้าวสาร) is a short (410 meter long) street in central Bangkok, Thailand constructed in 1892 during the reign of Rama V. It is in the Banglamphu area of (Phra Nakhon district) about north of the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew.

New!!: Thailand and Khaosan Road · See more »

Khmer alphabet

The Khmer alphabet or Khmer script (អក្សរខ្មែរ) Huffman, Franklin.

New!!: Thailand and Khmer alphabet · See more »

Khmer Empire

The Khmer Empire (Khmer: ចក្រភពខ្មែរ: Chakrphup Khmer or អាណាចក្រខ្មែរ: Anachak Khmer), officially the Angkor Empire (Khmer: អាណាចក្រអង្គរ: Anachak Angkor), the predecessor state to modern Cambodia ("Kampuchea" or "Srok Khmer" to the Khmer people), was a powerful Hindu-Buddhist empire in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Khmer Empire · See more »

Khmer language

Khmer or Cambodian (natively ភាសាខ្មែរ phiəsaa khmae, or more formally ខេមរភាសា kheemaʾraʾ phiəsaa) is the language of the Khmer people and the official language of Cambodia.

New!!: Thailand and Khmer language · See more »

Khmer people

Khmer people (ខ្មែរ,, Northern Khmer pronunciation) are a Southeast Asian ethnic group native to Cambodia, accounting for 97.6% of the country's 15.9 million people.

New!!: Thailand and Khmer people · See more »

Khorat Plateau

The Khorat Plateau (ที่ราบสูงโคราช) is a plateau in the northeastern Isan region of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Khorat Plateau · See more »

Khorat Thai

Khorat Thai or Korat Thai (Thai: ไทยโคราช) people refers to an ethnic group named for their main settlement area in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, unofficially called "Korat".

New!!: Thailand and Khorat Thai · See more »

Khwaeng

A khwaeng is an administrative subdivision used in the fifty districts of Bangkok and a few other city municipalities in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Khwaeng · See more »

King cobra

The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), also known as the hamadryad, is a venomous snake species in the family Elapidae, endemic to forests from India through Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and King cobra · See more »

Kite

A kite is a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the air to create lift and drag.

New!!: Thailand and Kite · See more »

Kra Isthmus

The Kra Isthmus (คอคอดกระ,; Segenting Kra/Segenting Kera) is the narrowest part of the Malay Peninsula, in southern Thailand and Myanmar.

New!!: Thailand and Kra Isthmus · See more »

Kra–Dai languages

The Kra–Dai languages (also known as Tai–Kadai, Daic and Kadai) are a language family of tonal languages found in southern China, Northeast India and Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Kra–Dai languages · See more »

Krabi

Krabi (กระบี่) is the main town in the province of Krabi (thesaban mueang) on the west coast of southern Thailand at the mouth of the Krabi River where it empties in Phang Nga Bay.

New!!: Thailand and Krabi · See more »

Laem Chabang

Laem Chabang (แหลมฉบัง) is a port city (thesaban nakhon) in Chonburi Province, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Laem Chabang · See more »

Lan Na

The Lan Na or Lanna Kingdom (95px,, "Kingdom of a Million Rice Fields"; อาณาจักรล้านนา,,; ອານາຈັກລ້ານນາ, ဇင္းမယ္ျပည္, or), also known as Lannathai, was an Indianized state centered in present-day Northern Thailand from the 13th to 18th centuries.

New!!: Thailand and Lan Na · See more »

Lan Xang

The Lao Kingdom of Lan Xang Hom Khao (ຮົ່ມຂາວ;; "Million Elephants and White Parasols") existed as a unified kingdom from 1354 to 1707.

New!!: Thailand and Lan Xang · See more »

Lao language

Lao, sometimes referred to as Laotian (ລາວ 'Lao' or ພາສາລາວ 'Lao language') is a tonal language of the Kra–Dai language family.

New!!: Thailand and Lao language · See more »

Laos

Laos (ລາວ,, Lāo; Laos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao; République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.

New!!: Thailand and Laos · See more »

Lar gibbon

The lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), also known as the white-handed gibbon, is an endangered primate in the gibbon family, Hylobatidae.

New!!: Thailand and Lar gibbon · See more »

Lavo Kingdom

The Kingdom of Lavo was a political entity (mandala) on the left bank of the Chao Phraya River in the Upper Chao Phraya valley from the end of Dvaravati civilization, around the 7th century, until 1388.

New!!: Thailand and Lavo Kingdom · See more »

Lawa language

Lawa (La'wa, L'wa) is a Mon–Khmer language of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Lawa language · See more »

Lèse-majesté

Lèse-majesté (or; also lese-majesty, lese majesty or leze majesty) is the crime of violating majesty, an offence against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state.

New!!: Thailand and Lèse-majesté · See more »

Left- and right-hand traffic

The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to the practice, in bidirectional traffic situations, to keep to the right side or to the left side of the road, respectively.

New!!: Thailand and Left- and right-hand traffic · See more »

Leopard

The leopard (Panthera pardus) is one of the five species in the genus Panthera, a member of the Felidae.

New!!: Thailand and Leopard · See more »

Li Fang-Kuei

Li Fang-Kuei (20 August 190221 August 1987) was a Chinese linguist, known for his studies of the varieties of Chinese, and for his reconstructions of Old Chinese and Proto-Tai.

New!!: Thailand and Li Fang-Kuei · See more »

Library of Congress Country Studies

The Country Studies are works published by the Federal Research Division of the United States Library of Congress, freely available for use by researchers.

New!!: Thailand and Library of Congress Country Studies · See more »

List of Buddhist temples in Thailand

There are a total of 40,717 Buddhist temples (Thai: Wat) in Thailand as of 31 December 2004, of which 33,902 are in current use, according to the Office of National Buddhism.

New!!: Thailand and List of Buddhist temples in Thailand · See more »

List of Chiefs of Defence Forces (Thailand)

The Chief of Defence Forces, previously known as the Supreme Commander, (ผู้บัญชาการทหารสูงสุด) is the overall field commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces.

New!!: Thailand and List of Chiefs of Defence Forces (Thailand) · See more »

List of countries and dependencies by area

This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.

New!!: Thailand and List of countries and dependencies by area · See more »

List of countries and dependencies by population

This is a list of countries and dependent territories by population.

New!!: Thailand and List of countries and dependencies by population · See more »

List of countries by GDP (PPP)

This article includes a list of countries by their forecasted estimated gross domestic product based on purchasing power parity, abbreviated GDP (PPP).

New!!: Thailand and List of countries by GDP (PPP) · See more »

List of countries by Human Development Index

This is a list of all the countries by the Human Development Index as included in a United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report.

New!!: Thailand and List of countries by Human Development Index · See more »

List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI

This is a list of countries by inequality-adjusted human development index (IHDI), as published by the UNDP in its 2016 Human Development Report.

New!!: Thailand and List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI · See more »

List of countries by military expenditures

This article is a list of countries by military expenditure in a given year.

New!!: Thailand and List of countries by military expenditures · See more »

List of countries by Military Strength Index

This is a list of countries by Military Strength Index based on the Credit Suisse report in September 2015.

New!!: Thailand and List of countries by Military Strength Index · See more »

List of countries by motor vehicle production

This is a list of countries by motor vehicle production based on Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles (OICA) and other data from 2016 and earlier.

New!!: Thailand and List of countries by motor vehicle production · See more »

List of districts of Bangkok

Bangkok is subdivided into 50 districts (khet, เขต,, also sometimes wrongly called amphoe as in the other provinces, derived from Pali khetta, cognate to Sanskrit kṣetra), which are further subdivided into 180 subdistricts (khwaeng, แขวง), roughly equivalent to tambon in the other provinces.

New!!: Thailand and List of districts of Bangkok · See more »

List of islands of Thailand

This is a list of islands of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and List of islands of Thailand · See more »

List of monarchs of Thailand

This article lists the monarchs of Thailand from the foundation of the Sukhothai Kingdom in 1238 until the present day.

New!!: Thailand and List of monarchs of Thailand · See more »

List of national animals

This is a list of national animals.

New!!: Thailand and List of national animals · See more »

List of shopping malls in Thailand

The following is a list of shopping malls in Thailand, by province.

New!!: Thailand and List of shopping malls in Thailand · See more »

Literacy

Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write.

New!!: Thailand and Literacy · See more »

Logging

Logging is the cutting, skidding, on-site processing, and loading of trees or logs onto trucks or skeleton cars.

New!!: Thailand and Logging · See more »

Loi Krathong

Loi Krathong (ลอยกระทง) is a Siamese festival celebrated annually throughout the Kingdom of Thailand and in nearby countries with significant southwestern Tai cultures (Laos, Shan, Mon, Tanintharyi, Kelantan, Kedah and Xishuangbanna).

New!!: Thailand and Loi Krathong · See more »

Lower house

A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house.

New!!: Thailand and Lower house · See more »

Luang Saranupraphan

Luang Saranupraphan (Nuan Pachinphayak) (หลวงสารานุประพันธ์ (นวล ปาจิณพยัคฆ์); 1896–1954) was a Thai writer.

New!!: Thailand and Luang Saranupraphan · See more »

Mae Klong

The Mae Klong, sometimes spelled Mae Khlong or Meklong, is a river in western Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Mae Klong · See more »

Mahasarakham University

Mahasarakham University (MSU) (มหาวิทยาลัยมหาสารคาม), pronounced: má-hăa wít-tá-yaa-lai má-hăa-săa-rá-kaam) is a Thai public university in Maha Sarakham Province, about 470 kilometres from Bangkok. In 2016 its enrolment was 40,759 students. MSU is the only Thai university to offer postgraduate programs in paleontology and a bachelor of arts in the Khmer language. It was the first Isan university to offer a BA accounting and the second to offer PhD courses in the same subject. Its Faculty of Education, the flagship of MSU, was voted Thailand's Best Education Faculty in 2010 by the National Education Office. The university is the first Thai higher education institution rated under the QS Stars System for excellence in higher education. It has become one of the top 20 universities in Thailand based on the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.

New!!: Thailand and Mahasarakham University · See more »

Mainland Southeast Asia

Mainland Southeast Asia, also known as the Indochinese Peninsula and previously as Indochina, is the continental portion of Southeast Asia east of India and south of China that is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east.

New!!: Thailand and Mainland Southeast Asia · See more »

Major non-NATO ally

Major non-NATO ally (MNNA) is a designation given by the United States government to close allies that have strategic working relationships with the US Armed Forces but are not members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

New!!: Thailand and Major non-NATO ally · See more »

Malacca Sultanate

The Malacca Sultanate (Kesultanan Melayu Melaka; Jawi script: كسلطانن ملايو ملاك) was a Malay sultanate centred in the modern-day state of Malacca, Malaysia.

New!!: Thailand and Malacca Sultanate · See more »

Malay Peninsula

The Malay Peninsula (Tanah Melayu, تانه ملايو; คาบสมุทรมลายู,, မလေး ကျွန်းဆွယ်, 马来半岛 / 馬來半島) is a peninsula in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Malay Peninsula · See more »

Malayan Communist Party

The Malayan Communist Party (MCP), officially known as the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), was a political party in the Federation of Malaya and Malaysia.

New!!: Thailand and Malayan Communist Party · See more »

Malays (ethnic group)

Malays (Orang Melayu, Jawi: أورڠ ملايو) are an Austronesian ethnic group that predominantly inhabit the Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra and coastal Borneo, as well as the smaller islands which lie between these locations — areas that are collectively known as the Malay world.

New!!: Thailand and Malays (ethnic group) · See more »

Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Malaysia · See more »

Mekong

The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Mekong · See more »

Meteorology

Meteorology is a branch of the atmospheric sciences which includes atmospheric chemistry and atmospheric physics, with a major focus on weather forecasting.

New!!: Thailand and Meteorology · See more »

Metres above sea level

Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.

New!!: Thailand and Metres above sea level · See more »

Metric system

The metric system is an internationally adopted decimal system of measurement.

New!!: Thailand and Metric system · See more »

Michel Ferlus

Michel Ferlus (Born 1935) is a French linguist whose special study is in the historical phonology of languages of Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Michel Ferlus · See more »

Middle power

In international relations, a middle power is a sovereign state that is not a superpower nor a great power, but still has large or moderate influence and international recognition.

New!!: Thailand and Middle power · See more »

Military dictatorship

A military dictatorship (also known as a military junta) is a form of government where in a military force exerts complete or substantial control over political authority.

New!!: Thailand and Military dictatorship · See more »

Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

New!!: Thailand and Ming dynasty · See more »

Ministry of Defence (Thailand)

The Ministry of Defence (กระทรวงกลาโหม;; Abrv: MOD), is a cabinet-level government department of the Kingdom of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Ministry of Defence (Thailand) · See more »

Ministry of Digital Economy and Society

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES; กระทรวงดิจิทัลเพื่อเศรษฐกิจและสังคม), formerly known as the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), กระทรวงเทคโนโลยีสารสนเทศและการสื่อสาร, is a cabinet ministry of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Ministry of Digital Economy and Society · See more »

Ministry of Public Health (Thailand)

The Ministry of Public Health (กระทรวงสาธารณสุข;; Abrv: MOPH), is a Thai governmental body responsible for the oversight of public health in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Ministry of Public Health (Thailand) · See more »

Ministry of Science and Technology (Thailand)

The Ministry of Science and Technology (กระทรวงวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยี;; Abrv: MOST), is a Thai government body responsible for the oversight of science and technology in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Ministry of Science and Technology (Thailand) · See more »

Mlabri language

Mlabri is a language spoken by the Mlabri people in the border area between Thailand and Laos.

New!!: Thailand and Mlabri language · See more »

Modernization theory

Modernization theory is used to explain the process of modernization within societies.

New!!: Thailand and Modernization theory · See more »

Moken language

The Moken language is a half dozen closely related varieties spoken by the Moken "Sea Gypsies" off the coast of Burma and Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Moken language · See more »

Mon kingdoms

Mon kingdoms were political establishments by the Mon-speaking people that ruled large sections of present-day Burma (Myanmar) at various times in the last 1200 years.

New!!: Thailand and Mon kingdoms · See more »

Mon language

The Mon language (ဘာသာ မန်; မွန်ဘာသာ) is an Austroasiatic language spoken by the Mon people, who live in Myanmar and Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Mon language · See more »

Mon people

The Mon (မောန် or မည်; မွန်လူမျိုး‌,; មន, มอญ) are an ethnic group from Myanmar living mostly in Mon State, Bago Region, the Irrawaddy Delta and along the southern border of Thailand and Myanmar.

New!!: Thailand and Mon people · See more »

Monarchies of Malaysia

The monarchies of Malaysia refer to the constitutional monarchy system as practised in Malaysia.

New!!: Thailand and Monarchies of Malaysia · See more »

Monarchy of Thailand

The monarchy of Thailand (whose monarch is referred to as the King of Thailand or historically as the King of Siam; พระมหากษัตริย์ไทย) refers to the constitutional monarchy and monarch of the Kingdom of Thailand (formerly Siam). The King of Thailand is the head of state and head of the ruling Royal House of Chakri. Although the current Chakri Dynasty was created in 1782, the existence of the institution of monarchy in Thailand is traditionally considered to have its roots from the founding of the Sukhothai Kingdom in 1238, with a brief interregnum from the death of Ekkathat to the accession of Taksin in the 18th century. The institution was transformed into a constitutional monarchy in 1932 after the bloodless Siamese Revolution of 1932. The monarchy's official ceremonial residence is the Grand Palace in Bangkok, while the private residence has been at the Dusit Palace. The King of Thailand's titles include Head of State, Head of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Adherent of Buddhism and Upholder of religions.

New!!: Thailand and Monarchy of Thailand · See more »

Mongkut

Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha Mongkut Phra Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรมหามงกุฎ พระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Rama IV, known in English-speaking countries as King Mongkut (18 October 18041 October 1868), was the fourth monarch of Siam (Thailand) under the House of Chakri, ruling from 1851 to 1868.

New!!: Thailand and Mongkut · See more »

Monthon

Monthon (มณฑล) were administrative subdivisions of Thailand at the beginning of the 20th century.

New!!: Thailand and Monthon · See more »

MRT (Bangkok)

The Metropolitan Rapid Transit or MRT is a rapid transit system serving the Bangkok Metropolitan Region in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and MRT (Bangkok) · See more »

Muay Thai

Muay Thai (มวยไทย) or Thai boxing is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques.

New!!: Thailand and Muay Thai · See more »

Mueang

Mueang (เมือง mɯ̄ang), Muang (ເມືອງ mɯ́ang), Mường or Mong (မိူင်း mə́ŋ) were pre-modern semi-independent city-states or principalities in Indochina, adjacent regions of Northeast India and Southern China, including what is now Thailand, Laos, Burma, Cambodia, parts of northern Vietnam, southern Yunnan, western Guangxi and Assam.

New!!: Thailand and Mueang · See more »

Myanmar

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Myanmar · See more »

Nakhon Pathom Province

Nakhon Pathom (นครปฐม) is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Nakhon Pathom Province · See more »

Nakhon Ratchasima

Nakhon Ratchasima (นครราชสีมา) is one of the four major cities of Isan, Thailand, known as the "big four of Isan".

New!!: Thailand and Nakhon Ratchasima · See more »

Namaste

Namaste (Devanagari: नमस्ते), sometimes spoken as Namaskar, Namaskaram is a respectful form of greeting in Hindu custom, found on the Indian subcontinent mainly in India and Nepal and among the Indian diaspora.

New!!: Thailand and Namaste · See more »

Narai

Narai (นารายณ์; 16 February 1633 – 11 July 1688) or Ramathibodi III (รามาธิบดีที่ 3) or Ramathibodi Si Sanphet (รามาธิบดีศรีสรรเพชญ) was the king of Ayutthaya from 1656 to 1688 and arguably the most famous Ayutthayan king.

New!!: Thailand and Narai · See more »

Narathiwat Province

Narathiwat (นราธิวาส) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Narathiwat Province · See more »

Naresuan

Naresuan (นเรศวร) or Sanphet II (สรรเพชญ์ที่ 2) was the King of the Ayutthaya Kingdom from 1590 and overlord of Lan Na from 1602 until his death in 1605.

New!!: Thailand and Naresuan · See more »

National Assembly of Thailand

The National Assembly of Thailand (รัฐสภา;; abrv: NAT) is the bicameral legislative branch of the government of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and National Assembly of Thailand · See more »

National Council for Peace and Order

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO; คณะรักษาความสงบแห่งชาติ;; abbreviated (.)) is the junta that has ruled Thailand since their 2014 Thai coup d'état on 22 May 2014.

New!!: Thailand and National Council for Peace and Order · See more »

National Legislative Assembly of Thailand (2014)

The National Legislative Assembly of Thailand (สภานิติบัญญัติแห่งชาติ;; abrv: NLA) was the unicameral legislative branch of the government of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and National Legislative Assembly of Thailand (2014) · See more »

National Peace Keeping Council

The National Peace Keeping Council (NPKC, คณะรักษาความสงบเรียบร้อยแห่งชาติ.) was the name assumed by a Thai military junta that overthrew the elected civilian government of Chatichai Choonhavan in 1991.

New!!: Thailand and National Peace Keeping Council · See more »

National Science and Technology Development Agency

The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) is an agency of the government of Thailand which supports research in science and technology and its application in the Thai economy.

New!!: Thailand and National Science and Technology Development Agency · See more »

Natural gas

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.

New!!: Thailand and Natural gas · See more »

Newly industrialized country

The category of newly industrialized country (NIC) is a socioeconomic classification applied to several countries around the world by political scientists and economists.

New!!: Thailand and Newly industrialized country · See more »

Ngoenyang

The Kingdom of Hiran or Kingdom of Ngoenyang (อาณาจักรหิรัญเงินยาง) was an early mueang or kingdom of the Northern Thai people from the 7th through 13th centuries AD and was originally centered on Hiran, formerly Vieng Preuksa, in modern-day Thailand near today's Mae Sai District in Chiang Rai, and later on Ngoenyang or Chiang Saen.

New!!: Thailand and Ngoenyang · See more »

Non-communicable disease

A non-communicable disease (NCD) is a medical condition or disease that is not caused by infectious agents (non-infectious or non-transmissible).

New!!: Thailand and Non-communicable disease · See more »

Nonthaburi Province

Nonthaburi (นนทบุรี) is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand, established by the Act Establishing Changwat Samut Prakan, Changwat Nonthaburi, Changwat Samut Sakhon and Changwat Nakhon Nayok, Buddhist Era 2489 (1946), which came into force on 9 March 1946.

New!!: Thailand and Nonthaburi Province · See more »

Noppon Saengkham

Noppon Saengkham (born July 15, 1992) is a professional snooker player from Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Noppon Saengkham · See more »

Northern Khmer people

The Northern Khmer people, also known in Thai as Thai-Khmer people (ไทยเชื้อสายเขมร lit. "Thais of Khmer descent"), is the designation used to refer to ethnic Khmers native to the Isan region of Northeast Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Northern Khmer people · See more »

Northern Thai language

Northern Thai (ภาษาถิ่นพายัพ, ภาษาไทยถิ่นเหนือ), Lanna (ล้านนา), or Kam Mueang (Northern Thai:,, Thai: คำเมือง) is the language of the Northern Thai people of Lanna, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Northern Thai language · See more »

Northern Thai people

The Northern Thai people or Tai Yuan (ไทยวน), self-designation khon mu(e)ang (ฅนเมือง,, meaning "people of the (cultivated) land" or "people of our community") are the majority population of eight provinces in northern Thailand, principally in the area of the former kingdom of Lan Na.

New!!: Thailand and Northern Thai people · See more »

Northern Thailand

Northern Thailand is geographically characterised by several mountain ranges, which continue from the Shan Hills in bordering Myanmar to Laos, and the river valleys which cut through them.

New!!: Thailand and Northern Thailand · See more »

Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board

The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) is a national economic planning agency of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board · See more »

Outline of Thailand

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Thailand: Thailand – country at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Outline of Thailand · See more »

Overseas Chinese

No description.

New!!: Thailand and Overseas Chinese · See more »

Overseas Development Institute

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is an independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues, founded in 1960.

New!!: Thailand and Overseas Development Institute · See more »

Pali

Pali, or Magadhan, is a Middle Indo-Aryan language native to the Indian subcontinent.

New!!: Thailand and Pali · See more »

Panama Canal

The Panama Canal (Canal de Panamá) is an artificial waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Thailand and Panama Canal · See more »

Paramilitary

A paramilitary is a semi-militarized force whose organizational structure, tactics, training, subculture, and (often) function are similar to those of a professional military, but which is not included as part of a state's formal armed forces.

New!!: Thailand and Paramilitary · See more »

Parliamentary system

A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.

New!!: Thailand and Parliamentary system · See more »

Patani United Liberation Organisation

The Patani United Liberation Organisation (Pertubuhan Pembebasan Bersatu Patani; abbreviated PULO) is a separatist insurgent group in Thailand, calling for an independent Patani.

New!!: Thailand and Patani United Liberation Organisation · See more »

Pathum Thani Province

Pathum Thani (ปทุมธานี) is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Pathum Thani Province · See more »

Pattani Province

Pattani (ปัตตานี) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Pattani Province · See more »

Pattaya

Pattaya (พัทยา) is a resort city in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Pattaya · See more »

People's Alliance for Democracy

The People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) (พันธมิตรประชาชนเพื่อประชาธิปไตย, Phanthamit Prachachon Pheu Prachathipatai) also called the National Liberation Alliance - กลุ่มพันธมิตรกู้ชาติ, Klum Phanthamit Ku Chat, Thai Patriots Network or more commonly the Yellow Shirts - เสื้อเหลือง, Suea Lueang - is a Thai political movement and pressure group.

New!!: Thailand and People's Alliance for Democracy · See more »

People's Democratic Reform Committee

The People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) or People's Committee for Absolute Democracy with the King as Head of State (PCAD) (คณะกรรมการประชาชนเพื่อการเปลี่ยนแปลงประเทศไทยให้เป็นประชาธิปไตยที่สมบูรณ์ อันมีพระมหากษัตริย์ทรงเป็นประมุข, กปปส., literally "people's committee for changing Thailand into a complete democracy with the king as head of state") was an umbrella political pressure group in Thailand, aimed at removing the influence of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra from Thai politics and achieve political reforms by an unelected 'People's Council'.

New!!: Thailand and People's Democratic Reform Committee · See more »

People's Power Party (Thailand)

The People's Power Party (Phak Palang Prachachon; PPP; พรรคพลังประชาชน) is a defunct Thai political party.

New!!: Thailand and People's Power Party (Thailand) · See more »

Perlis

Perlis, also known by its honorific title Perlis Indera Kayangan (Jawi),The state's constitution simply uses the name "Perlis" and does not include the honorific suffix, "Indera Kayangan".

New!!: Thailand and Perlis · See more »

Phang Nga

Phang Nga (พังงา) is a town (thesaban mueang) in southern Thailand, capital of Phang Nga Province.

New!!: Thailand and Phang Nga · See more »

Phanom Phrai District

Phanom Phrai (พนมไพร) is a district (amphoe) in the southeastern part of Roi Et Province, northeastern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Phanom Phrai District · See more »

Pheu Thai Party

The Pheu Thai Party (PTP) (พรรคเพื่อไทย;;; For Thais Party) is the third incarnation of a Thai political party founded by former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

New!!: Thailand and Pheu Thai Party · See more »

Phi Ta Khon

Phi Ta Khon (ผีตาโขน; phǐi taa khǒn), sometimes known as Ghost Festival, is the most common name for a group of festivals held in Dan Sai, Loei province, Isan, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Phi Ta Khon · See more »

Phu Thai language

Phu Thai (Phuu Thai; Thai, Phu Thai: Phasa Phuthai, ภาษาผู้ไท or ภูไท) is a Southwestern Tai spoken in Laos and Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Phu Thai language · See more »

Phuket Province

Phuket (ภูเก็ต,, Talang or Tanjung Salang) is one of the southern provinces (''changwat'') of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Phuket Province · See more »

Pileated gibbon

The pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) is a primate in the gibbon family, Hylobatidae.

New!!: Thailand and Pileated gibbon · See more »

Plaek Phibunsongkhram

Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram (แปลก พิบูลสงคราม;; alternatively transcribed as Pibulsongkram or Pibulsonggram; 銮披汶·颂堪; 14 July 1897 – 11 June 1964), locally known as Chomphon Por (อมพล ป.), contemporarily known as Phibun (Pibul) in the West, was the longest serving 3rd Prime Minister of Thailand and fascist leader of Thailand from 1938 to 1944 and 1948 to 1957.

New!!: Thailand and Plaek Phibunsongkhram · See more »

Port of Singapore

The Port of Singapore refers to the collective facilities and terminals that conduct maritime trade handling functions in harbours and which handle Singapore's shipping.

New!!: Thailand and Port of Singapore · See more »

Portuguese people

Portuguese people are an ethnic group indigenous to Portugal that share a common Portuguese culture and speak Portuguese.

New!!: Thailand and Portuguese people · See more »

Powerlifting

Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift.

New!!: Thailand and Powerlifting · See more »

Prajadhipok

Prajadhipok (ประชาธิปก; 8 November 1893 – 30 May 1941), also Rama VII, was the seventh monarch of Siam of the Chakri dynasty.

New!!: Thailand and Prajadhipok · See more »

Pratunam Market

Pratunam Market is one of Bangkok's major markets, and is Thailand's largest clothing market.

New!!: Thailand and Pratunam Market · See more »

Prayut Chan-o-cha

Prayut Chan-o-cha (previously spelt "Prayuth Chan-ocha"); (ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา,,; born 21 March 1954) is a Thai politician, retired Royal Thai Army officer and the head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), a military junta, and concurrently serves as the Prime Minister of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Prayut Chan-o-cha · See more »

Preah Vihear Temple

Preah Vihear Temple (Khmer: ប្រាសាទព្រះវិហារ Prasat Preah Vihear) is an ancient Hindu temple built during the period of the Khmer Empire, that is situated atop a cliff in the Dângrêk Mountains, in the Preah Vihear province, Cambodia.

New!!: Thailand and Preah Vihear Temple · See more »

Prime Minister of Thailand

The Prime Minister (นายกรัฐมนตรี) of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Prime Minister of Thailand · See more »

Prince of Songkla University

Prince of Songkla University (มหาวิทยาลัยสงขลานครินทร์) is the first university in southern Thailand, established in 1967.

New!!: Thailand and Prince of Songkla University · See more »

Privy Council of Thailand

The Privy Council of Thailand (คณะองคมนตรีไทย, khana ongkhamontri thai) is a body of appointed advisors to the Monarch of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Privy Council of Thailand · See more »

Prostitution in Thailand

Prostitution in Thailand has been common in modern Thailand and its predecessor states for centuries.

New!!: Thailand and Prostitution in Thailand · See more »

Provinces of Thailand

Thailand is a unitary state that is divided into 76 provinces (จังหวัด) and two special administrative areas, one representing the capital Bangkok and another the city of Pattaya.

New!!: Thailand and Provinces of Thailand · See more »

Ptolemy

Claudius Ptolemy (Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος, Klaúdios Ptolemaîos; Claudius Ptolemaeus) was a Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.

New!!: Thailand and Ptolemy · See more »

Public holidays in Thailand

Public holidays in Thailand are regulated by the government, and most are observed by both the public and private sectors.

New!!: Thailand and Public holidays in Thailand · See more »

Raja

Raja (also spelled rajah, from Sanskrit राजन्), is a title for a monarch or princely ruler in South and Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Raja · See more »

Rajamangala National Stadium

The Rajamangala National Stadium (ราชมังคลากีฬาสถาน) is the national stadium of Thailand and the home stadium for the Thailand national football team.

New!!: Thailand and Rajamangala National Stadium · See more »

Rama I

Phra Phutthayotfa Chulalok, born Thongduang and also known as Rama I (20 March 1737 – 7 September 1809), was the founder of Rattanakosin Kingdom and the first monarch of the reigning Chakri dynasty of Siam (now Thailand).

New!!: Thailand and Rama I · See more »

Rangsit University

Rangsit University (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยรังสิต) is a private university in Pathum Thani, Thailand, focusing mainly on music, design, Information technology and Public health including independent professions.

New!!: Thailand and Rangsit University · See more »

Ranong

Ranong (ระนอง) is a town (thesaban mueang) in southern Thailand, former capital of the Ranong Province and the Mueang Ranong district.

New!!: Thailand and Ranong · See more »

Ratchayothin Yotharuck

Ratchayothin Yotharuck (รัชโยธิน โยธารักษ์, born 13 December 1995 in Nakhon Nayok, Thailand) is a Thai former professional snooker player.

New!!: Thailand and Ratchayothin Yotharuck · See more »

Rattanakosin Kingdom (1782–1932)

The Rattanakosin Kingdom (อาณาจักรรัตนโกสินทร์) is the fourth and present traditional centre of power in the history of Thailand (or Siam).

New!!: Thailand and Rattanakosin Kingdom (1782–1932) · See more »

Regional power

In international relations, a regional power is a state that has power within a geographic region.

New!!: Thailand and Regional power · See more »

Relief

Relief is a sculptural technique where the sculpted elements remain attached to a solid background of the same material.

New!!: Thailand and Relief · See more »

Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press.

New!!: Thailand and Reporters Without Borders · See more »

Rice production in Thailand

Rice production in Thailand represents a significant portion of the Thai economy and labor force.

New!!: Thailand and Rice production in Thailand · See more »

Rocket Festival

A Rocket Festival (translit, translit) is a merit-making ceremony traditionally practiced by ethnic Lao people throughout much of Isan and Laos, in numerous villages and municipalities near the beginning of the wet season.

New!!: Thailand and Rocket Festival · See more »

Roi Et Province

Roi Et (ร้อยเอ็ด) is one of the provinces (changwat) of Thailand, in the northeast of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Roi Et Province · See more »

Rote learning

Rote learning is a memorization technique based on repetition.

New!!: Thailand and Rote learning · See more »

Royal assent

Royal assent or sanction is the method by which a country's monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament.

New!!: Thailand and Royal assent · See more »

Royal Thai Air Force

The Royal Thai Air Force or RTAF (กองทัพอากาศไทย) is the air force of the Kingdom of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Royal Thai Air Force · See more »

Royal Thai Armed Forces

The Royal Thai Armed Forces (กองทัพไทย) is the name of the military of the Kingdom of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Royal Thai Armed Forces · See more »

Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters

The Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters (กองบัญชาการกองทัพไทย) or the RTARF HQ, is the "mostly ornamental" joint headquarters of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, which is composed of the Royal Thai Army, the Royal Thai Navy and Royal Thai Marine Corps, and the Royal Thai Air Force. Formerly the Supreme Command Headquarters (กองบัญชาการทหารสูงสุด), the name was changed in February 2008. The headquarters is divided into two branches: the "Command Group" and the "Joint Group". The headquarters is headed by the Chief of Defence Forces (ผู้บัญชาการทหารสูงสุด), currently General Surapong Suwan-ath of the Royal Thai Army. The chief is supported by several departments and directorates, including four deputy chiefs. The headquarters is under the responsibility of the Ministry of Defence of Thailand and the Defence Minister.

New!!: Thailand and Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters · See more »

Royal Thai Army

The Royal Thai Army or RTA (กองทัพบกไทย) is the army of Thailand responsible for protecting its sovereignty and national interests.

New!!: Thailand and Royal Thai Army · See more »

Royal Thai Navy

The Royal Thai Navy or RTN (กองทัพเรือไทย) is the naval force of Thailand and part of the Royal Thai Armed Forces.

New!!: Thailand and Royal Thai Navy · See more »

Royal Thai Police

The Royal Thai Police (RTP) (ตำรวจแห่งชาติ) are the national police force of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Royal Thai Police · See more »

Rubber stamp

Rubber stamping, also called stamping, is a craft in which some type of ink made of dye or pigment is applied to an image or pattern that has been carved, molded, laser engraved or vulcanized, onto a sheet of rubber.

New!!: Thailand and Rubber stamp · See more »

Saek language

Saek (Sek; Thai: ภาษาแสก) is a Tai language spoken in at least ten villages in Khammouane Province, Laos, and at least four villages in Nakhon Phanom Province in northeastern Thailand, just across the Mekong River.

New!!: Thailand and Saek language · See more »

Sakdina

Sakdina (ศักดินา) was a system of social hierarchy in use from the Ayutthaya to early Rattanakosin periods of Thai history.

New!!: Thailand and Sakdina · See more »

Samut Prakan Province

Samut Prakan (สมุทรปราการ) is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand, established by the Act Establishing Changwat Samut Prakan, Changwat Nonthaburi, Changwat Samut Sakhon and Changwat Nakhon Nayok, Buddhist Era 2489 (1946), which came into force 9 March 1946.

New!!: Thailand and Samut Prakan Province · See more »

Samut Sakhon Province

Samut Sakhon (สมุทรสาคร) is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand, established by the Act Establishing Changwat Samut Prakan, Changwat Nonthaburi, Changwat Samut Sakhon, and Changwat Nakhon Nayok, Buddhist Era 2489 (1946), which came into force on March 9, 1946.

New!!: Thailand and Samut Sakhon Province · See more »

Sanitation

Sanitation refers to public health conditions related to clean drinking water and adequate treatment and disposal of human excreta and sewage.

New!!: Thailand and Sanitation · See more »

Sanskrit

Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

New!!: Thailand and Sanskrit · See more »

Sansoen Phra Barami

"Sansoen Phra Barami" (สรรเสริญพระบารมี, lit: glorify his prestige) is the royal anthem of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Sansoen Phra Barami · See more »

Sarit Thanarat

Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat (Thai: สฤษดิ์ ธนะรัชต์, alternatively spelled Dhanarajata) was a Thai officer who staged a coup in 1957, replacing Phibunsongkram as Thailand's prime minister until his death in 1963.

New!!: Thailand and Sarit Thanarat · See more »

Sattahip District

Sattahip (สัตหีบ) is a district (amphoe) in Chonburi Province, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Sattahip District · See more »

Satun Province

Satun (สตูล,; Setul) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Satun Province · See more »

Senate of Thailand

The Senate (วุฒิสภา;; formerly known as Phruetthasapha or "พฤฒสภา") was the upper house of the National Assembly of Thailand, (Thailand's legislative branch).

New!!: Thailand and Senate of Thailand · See more »

Sepak takraw

Sepak takraw (sepak raga; ตะกร้อ,,; ပိုက်ကျော်ခြင်း; sipà, sipà tákraw, sepák tákraw,; Sepak Takraw/Takrau, Bola Takraw/takrau; សីដក់, Sei Dak; ກະຕໍ້, ka-taw; cầu mây, "calameae ball" or "rattan ball"), or kick volleyball, is a sport native to Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Sepak takraw · See more »

Shan language

The Shan language (Shan written: လိၵ်ႈတႆး), Shan spoken: ၵႂၢမ်းတႆး), or ၽႃႇသႃႇတႆး,; ရှမ်းဘာသာ,; ภาษาไทใหญ่) is the native language of the Shan people and is mostly spoken in Shan State, Burma. It is also spoken in pockets of Kachin State in Burma, in northern Thailand, and decreasingly in Assam. Shan is a member of the Tai–Kadai language family, and is related to Thai. It has five tones, which do not correspond exactly to Thai tones, plus a "sixth tone" used for emphasis. It is called Tai Yai, or Tai Long in the Tai languages. The number of Shan speakers is not known in part because the Shan population is unknown. Estimates of Shan people range from four million to 30 million, though the true number is somewhere around six million, with about half speaking the Shan language. In 2001 Patrick Johnstone and Jason Mandryk estimated 3.2 million Shan speakers in Myanmar; the Mahidol University Institute for Language and Culture gave the number of Shan speakers in Thailand as 95,000 in 2006.http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code.

New!!: Thailand and Shan language · See more »

Shan people

The Shan (တႆး;, ရှမ်းလူမျိုး;; ไทใหญ่ or ฉาน) are a Tai ethnic group of Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Shan people · See more »

Si Lom

Si Lom (or Silom, สีลม,; "windmill") is a sub-district and road in Bang Rak District, Bangkok, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Si Lom · See more »

Siamese revolution of 1688

The Siamese revolution of 1688 was a major popular upheaval in the Siamese Ayutthaya Kingdom (modern Thailand) which led to the overthrow of the pro-foreign Siamese king Narai.

New!!: Thailand and Siamese revolution of 1688 · See more »

Siamese revolution of 1932

The Siamese revolution of 1932 or the Siamese coup d'état of 1932 (การปฏิวัติสยาม.. or การเปลี่ยนแปลงการปกครองสยาม..) was a crucial turning point in 20th-century Thai history.

New!!: Thailand and Siamese revolution of 1932 · See more »

Sikhism

Sikhism (ਸਿੱਖੀ), or Sikhi,, from Sikh, meaning a "disciple", or a "learner"), is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent about the end of the 15th century. It is one of the youngest of the major world religions, and the fifth-largest. The fundamental beliefs of Sikhism, articulated in the sacred scripture Guru Granth Sahib, include faith and meditation on the name of the one creator, divine unity and equality of all humankind, engaging in selfless service, striving for social justice for the benefit and prosperity of all, and honest conduct and livelihood while living a householder's life. In the early 21st century there were nearly 25 million Sikhs worldwide, the great majority of them (20 million) living in Punjab, the Sikh homeland in northwest India, and about 2 million living in neighboring Indian states, formerly part of the Punjab. Sikhism is based on the spiritual teachings of Guru Nanak, the first Guru (1469–1539), and the nine Sikh gurus that succeeded him. The Tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, named the Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib as his successor, terminating the line of human Gurus and making the scripture the eternal, religious spiritual guide for Sikhs.Louis Fenech and WH McLeod (2014),, 3rd Edition, Rowman & Littlefield,, pages 17, 84-85William James (2011), God's Plenty: Religious Diversity in Kingston, McGill Queens University Press,, pages 241–242 Sikhism rejects claims that any particular religious tradition has a monopoly on Absolute Truth. The Sikh scripture opens with Ik Onkar (ੴ), its Mul Mantar and fundamental prayer about One Supreme Being (God). Sikhism emphasizes simran (meditation on the words of the Guru Granth Sahib), that can be expressed musically through kirtan or internally through Nam Japo (repeat God's name) as a means to feel God's presence. It teaches followers to transform the "Five Thieves" (lust, rage, greed, attachment, and ego). Hand in hand, secular life is considered to be intertwined with the spiritual life., page.

New!!: Thailand and Sikhism · See more »

Sikhism in Thailand

Sikhism is a recognised minority religion in Thailand, with about 70,000 adherents.

New!!: Thailand and Sikhism in Thailand · See more »

Sino-Tibetan languages

The Sino-Tibetan languages, in a few sources also known as Trans-Himalayan, are a family of more than 400 languages spoken in East Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Sino-Tibetan languages · See more »

Snooker

Snooker is a cue sport which originated among British Army officers stationed in India in the latter half of the 19th century.

New!!: Thailand and Snooker · See more »

Somsak Chunharas

Somsak Chunharas (สมศักดิ์ ชุณหรัศมิ์) is a Thai medical doctor and public health official.

New!!: Thailand and Somsak Chunharas · See more »

Songkhla Province

Songkhla (สงขลา,; Singgora) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Songkhla Province · See more »

Songkran (Thailand)

Songkran (เทศกาลสงกรานต์) is the Thai New Year's national holiday.

New!!: Thailand and Songkran (Thailand) · See more »

South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

New!!: Thailand and South Korea · See more »

South Thailand insurgency

The South Thailand insurgency (ความไม่สงบในชายแดนภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย; Pemberontakan di Selatan Thailand) is an ongoing conflict centered in southern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and South Thailand insurgency · See more »

Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

New!!: Thailand and Southeast Asia · See more »

Southeast Asia Treaty Organization

The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) was an international organization for collective defense in Southeast Asia created by the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty, or Manila Pact, signed in September 1954 in Manila, Philippines.

New!!: Thailand and Southeast Asia Treaty Organization · See more »

Southern Thai language

Southern Thai (Southern Thai/Thai: ภาษาไทยถิ่นใต้), also known as Pak Thai (Southern Thai: ภาษาปักษ์ใต้) or Dambro (ภาษาตามโพร), is a Southwestern Tai language spoken in the fourteen provinces of southern Thailand as well as by small communities in the northernmost Malaysian states.

New!!: Thailand and Southern Thai language · See more »

Southern Thailand

Southern Thailand is a distinct region of Thailand, connected with the central region by the narrow Kra Isthmus.

New!!: Thailand and Southern Thailand · See more »

Southerners Sports Club (Bangkok)

The Southerners Sports Club is an informal, non-commercial Bangkok-based club of expats and Thais.

New!!: Thailand and Southerners Sports Club (Bangkok) · See more »

Southwestern Tai languages

The Southwestern Tai, Southwestern Thai or Thais languages are an established branch of the Tai languages of Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Southwestern Tai languages · See more »

Spain

Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

New!!: Thailand and Spain · See more »

Special 301 Report

The Special 301 Report is prepared annually by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that identifies trade barriers to United States companies and products due to the intellectual property laws, such as copyright, patents and trademarks, in other countries.

New!!: Thailand and Special 301 Report · See more »

Statistics

Statistics is a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data.

New!!: Thailand and Statistics · See more »

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an international institute based in Sweden, dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.

New!!: Thailand and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute · See more »

Strait of Malacca

The Strait of Malacca (Selat Melaka, Selat Malaka; Jawi: سلت ملاک) or Straits of Malacca is a narrow, stretch of water between the Malay Peninsula (Peninsular Malaysia) and the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

New!!: Thailand and Strait of Malacca · See more »

Suchinda Kraprayoon

Suchinda Kraprayoon (สุจินดา คราประยูร;, born 6 August 1933) was Prime Minister of Thailand from 7 April 1992 until 24 May 1992.

New!!: Thailand and Suchinda Kraprayoon · See more »

Suez Canal

thumb The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez.

New!!: Thailand and Suez Canal · See more »

Sukhothai Kingdom

The Kingdom of Sukhothai (สุโขทัย, Soo-Ker Ty) was an early kingdom in the area around the city Sukhothai, in north central Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Sukhothai Kingdom · See more »

Sun bear

The sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) is a bear species occurring in tropical forest habitats of Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Sun bear · See more »

Sunni Islam

Sunni Islam is the largest denomination of Islam.

New!!: Thailand and Sunni Islam · See more »

Suranaree University of Technology

The Suranaree University of Technology (มหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีสุรนารี, (SUT) is in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand. The university was established on 27 July 1990, becoming fully operational in 1993. It is named after Thao Suranari, the local heroine of Nakhon Ratchasima. It is one of nine National Research Universities of Thailand. The university has a trimester system, consisting of 13 weeks for each trimester. The university houses the Synchrotron Light Research Institute (SLRI), formerly the National Synchrotron Research Center (NSRC) that enables advanced research on physics, materials science, and related areas.

New!!: Thailand and Suranaree University of Technology · See more »

Surin Elephant Round-up

The Surin Elephant Round-up is a cultural festival held every year in Surin Province, Isan, Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Surin Elephant Round-up · See more »

Surin, Thailand

Surin (สุรินทร์) is a town in Thailand, capital of Surin province, east-northeast of Bangkok.

New!!: Thailand and Surin, Thailand · See more »

Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a good collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations in 2015.

New!!: Thailand and Sustainable Development Goals · See more »

Suwannaphum District

Suwannaphum (สุวรรณภูมิ) is a district (amphoe) of Roi Et Province, in eastern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Suwannaphum District · See more »

Suzerainty

Suzerainty (and) is a back-formation from the late 18th-century word suzerain, meaning upper-sovereign, derived from the French sus (meaning above) + -erain (from souverain, meaning sovereign).

New!!: Thailand and Suzerainty · See more »

Synchrotron light source

A synchrotron light source is a source of electromagnetic radiation (EM) usually produced by a storage ring, for scientific and technical purposes.

New!!: Thailand and Synchrotron light source · See more »

Taekwondo

Taekwondo (from Korean 태권도, 跆拳道) is a Korean martial art, characterised by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques.

New!!: Thailand and Taekwondo · See more »

Tai languages

The Tai or Zhuang–Tai languages (ภาษาไท or ภาษาไต, transliteration: or) are a branch of the Kra–Dai language family.

New!!: Thailand and Tai languages · See more »

Tai peoples

Tai peoples refers to the population of descendants of speakers of a common Tai language, including sub-populations that no longer speak a Tai language.

New!!: Thailand and Tai peoples · See more »

Tai Yo language

Tai Yo, also known as Tai Mene and Nyaw, is a Tai language of Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Tai Yo language · See more »

Taksin

Taksin the Great (สมเด็จพระเจ้าตากสินมหาราช) or the King of Thonburi (สมเด็จพระเจ้ากรุงธนบุรี,;; Teochew: Dên Chao; Vietnamese: Trịnh Quốc Anh) (April 17, 1734 – April 7, 1782) was the only King of the Thonburi Kingdom.

New!!: Thailand and Taksin · See more »

Tambon

Tambon (ตำบล) is a local governmental unit in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Tambon · See more »

Tambralinga

Tambralinga was an ancient kingdom located on the Malay Peninsula that at one time came under the influence of Srivijaya.

New!!: Thailand and Tambralinga · See more »

Tapi River, Thailand

The Tapi (or Tapee) river (แม่น้ำตาปี) is the longest river in southern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Tapi River, Thailand · See more »

Tata Group

Tata Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

New!!: Thailand and Tata Group · See more »

Telephone numbers in Thailand

Thailand's telephone numbering plan in Thailand is managed by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) in accordance with International Telecommunications Union's (ITU) recommendation E.164.

New!!: Thailand and Telephone numbers in Thailand · See more »

Teochew dialect

Teochew (Chaozhou dialect: Diê⁵ziu¹ uê⁷; Shantou dialect: Dio⁵ziu¹ uê⁷) is a variant of Southern Min spoken mainly by the Teochew people in the Chaoshan region of eastern Guangdong and by their diaspora around the world.

New!!: Thailand and Teochew dialect · See more »

Terengganu

Terengganu (Jawi:ترڠڬانو, Terengganu Malay: Tranung, Ganu, Teganu, Ganung, Teganung), formerly spelled Trengganu or Tringganu, is a sultanate and constitutive state of federal Malaysia.

New!!: Thailand and Terengganu · See more »

Territorial Defence Student

Territorial defence students (นักศึกษาวิชาทหาร) are a military youth organization in Thailand under control of the Royal Thai Army, and recently the Royal Thai Navy and Royal Thai Air Force.

New!!: Thailand and Territorial Defence Student · See more »

Thai alphabet

Thai alphabet (อักษรไทย) is used to write the Thai, Southern Thai and other languages in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thai alphabet · See more »

Thai baht

The baht (บาท,; sign: ฿; code: THB) is the currency of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thai baht · See more »

Thai Canal

The Thai Canal, also known as Kra Canal or Kra Isthmus Canal, refers to proposals for a canal that would connect the Gulf of Thailand with the Andaman Sea across southern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thai Canal · See more »

Thai Chinese

Thai of Chinese origin, often called Thai Chinese, consist of Thai people of full or partial Chinese ancestry – particularly Han Chinese.

New!!: Thailand and Thai Chinese · See more »

Thai cuisine

Thai cuisine (อาหารไทย) is the national cuisine of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thai cuisine · See more »

Thai cultural mandates

The cultural mandates or state decrees (รัฐนิยม;; literally "state fashion" or "state customs') were a series of 12 edicts issued between 1939 and 1942 by the government of Field Marshal Plaek Pibulsonggram during his first term as prime minister and military dictator of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thai cultural mandates · See more »

Thai general election, 2007

The 2007 Thai general elections were held on 23 December.

New!!: Thailand and Thai general election, 2007 · See more »

Thai general election, 2011

A general election for the 24th House of Representatives took place throughout Thailand on Sunday, 3 July 2011, by virtue of the Royal Decree Dissolving the House of Representatives, 2554 BE (2011), which caused the House of Representatives to be dissolved on 10 May 2011.

New!!: Thailand and Thai general election, 2011 · See more »

Thai general election, March 1992

General elections were held in Thailand on 22 March 1992, the first after the National Peace Keeping Council overthrew the elected government of Chatichai Choonhavan in a coup on 23 February 1991.

New!!: Thailand and Thai general election, March 1992 · See more »

Thai greeting

The Thai greeting referred to as the wai (ไหว้) consists of a slight bow, with the palms pressed together in a prayer-like fashion.

New!!: Thailand and Thai greeting · See more »

Thai highlands

The Thai highlands or Hills of northern Thailand is a mountainous natural region in the north of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thai highlands · See more »

Thai language

Thai, Central Thai, or Siamese, is the national and official language of Thailand and the first language of the Central Thai people and vast majority Thai of Chinese origin.

New!!: Thailand and Thai language · See more »

Thai Malays

Thai Malays (Orang Melayu Thai, ไทยเชื้อสายมลายู, Jawi: ملايو تاي, Pattani Malay: Oré Nayu, Jawi or Bangso Yawi) is a term used to refer to ethnic Malays in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thai Malays · See more »

Thai massage

"Thai massage" or "Thai yoga massage" is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles, and assisted yoga postures.

New!!: Thailand and Thai massage · See more »

Thai National Anthem

The national anthem of Thailand was adopted on 10 December 1939.

New!!: Thailand and Thai National Anthem · See more »

Thai people

Thai people or the Thais (ชาวไทย), also known as Siamese (ไทยสยาม), are a nation and Tai ethnic group native to Southeast Asia, primarily living mainly Central Thailand (Siamese proper).

New!!: Thailand and Thai people · See more »

Thai Rak Thai Party

The Thai Rak Thai Party (พรรคไทยรักไทย, lit. Thais Love Thais; TRT) was a Thai political party founded in 1998.

New!!: Thailand and Thai Rak Thai Party · See more »

Thai solar calendar

The Thai solar calendar (ปฏิทินสุริยคติ,, "solar calendar") was adopted by King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) in AD 1888 as the Siamese version of the Gregorian calendar, replacing the Thai lunar calendar as the legal calendar in Thailand (though the latter is still also used, especially for traditional and religious events).

New!!: Thailand and Thai solar calendar · See more »

Thai units of measurement

Thailand adopted the metric system on 17 December 1923.

New!!: Thailand and Thai units of measurement · See more »

Thailand in World War II

Thailand in World War II officially adopted a position of neutrality until it was invaded by Japan in December 1941.

New!!: Thailand and Thailand in World War II · See more »

Thailand men's national volleyball team

The Thailand men's national volleyball team is the men's national volleyball team of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thailand men's national volleyball team · See more »

Thailand national basketball team

The Thailand men's national basketball team represents Thailand in international competitions.

New!!: Thailand and Thailand national basketball team · See more »

Thailand national football team

The Thailand national football team (ฟุตบอลทีมชาติไทย) represents Thailand in international men's association football.

New!!: Thailand and Thailand national football team · See more »

Thailand national rugby union team

The Thailand national rugby union team represents Thailand in international rugby union.

New!!: Thailand and Thailand national rugby union team · See more »

Thailand women's national volleyball team

The women's national volleyball team of Thailand (วอลเลย์บอลหญิงทีมชาติไทย) represents the Thailand in international volleyball competitions.

New!!: Thailand and Thailand women's national volleyball team · See more »

Thaksin Shinawatra

Thaksin Shinawatra (ทักษิณ ชินวัตร,,; born 26 July 1949) is a Thai and Montenegrin businessman and politician.

New!!: Thailand and Thaksin Shinawatra · See more »

Thaksinomics

Thaksinomics (a portmanteau of "Thaksin" and "economics") is a term used to refer to the economic set of policies of Thaksin Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand from 2001–2006.

New!!: Thailand and Thaksinomics · See more »

Thammasat University

Thammasat University (มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์) (TU) (ม.), is a public research university in Thailand with campuses in Ta Prachan near the Grand Palace in the heart of Bangkok Old City (also known as Rattanakosin), in Rangsit which is 42 kilometers north of Bangkok, in Pattaya, a popular seaside district in the Eastern Seaboard, and in Lampang Province near Chiang Mai.

New!!: Thailand and Thammasat University · See more »

Thammasat University massacre

The Thammasat University massacre (in Thailand known simply as "the 6 October event", เหตุการณ์ 6 ตุลา) was an attack by Thai state forces and far-right paramilitaries on student protesters on the campus of Thammasat University and the adjacent Sanam Luang Square in Bangkok, Thailand, on 6 October 1976.

New!!: Thailand and Thammasat University massacre · See more »

Thanon Thong Chai Range

The Thanon Thong Chai Range (ทิวเขาถนนธงชัย,, formerly Thanon Range; Burmese Tanen Taunggyi) is a mountain range in northern Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Thanon Thong Chai Range · See more »

The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

New!!: Thailand and The Age · See more »

The Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation (abbreviated to Heritage) is an American conservative public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C. The foundation took a leading role in the conservative movement during the presidency of Ronald Reagan, whose policies were taken from Heritage's policy study Mandate for Leadership.

New!!: Thailand and The Heritage Foundation · See more »

The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

New!!: Thailand and The Independent · See more »

The National (Abu Dhabi)

The National is a private English-language daily newspaper published in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

New!!: Thailand and The National (Abu Dhabi) · See more »

Theravada

Theravāda (Pali, literally "school of the elder monks") is a branch of Buddhism that uses the Buddha's teaching preserved in the Pāli Canon as its doctrinal core.

New!!: Thailand and Theravada · See more »

Thonburi

Thonburi (ธนบุรี) is an area of modern Bangkok.

New!!: Thailand and Thonburi · See more »

Thonburi Kingdom

Kingdom of Thonburi (Thai: ธนบุรี) was a Siamese kingdom after the downfall of the Ayutthaya Kingdom by the Konbaung Burmese invader.

New!!: Thailand and Thonburi Kingdom · See more »

Tiger

The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, most recognizable for its pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.

New!!: Thailand and Tiger · See more »

Toungoo dynasty

The Toungoo dynasty (တောင်ငူမင်းဆက်,; also spelt Taungoo dynasty) was the ruling dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) from the mid-16th century to 1752.

New!!: Thailand and Toungoo dynasty · See more »

Tourism

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

New!!: Thailand and Tourism · See more »

Tourism in Thailand

Tourism is a major economic contributor to the Kingdom of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Tourism in Thailand · See more »

Trang Province

Trang (ตรัง), also called Mueang Thap Thiang, is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, on the west side of the Malay Peninsula facing the Strait of Malacca.

New!!: Thailand and Trang Province · See more »

Transparency International

Transparency International e.V. (TI) is an international non-governmental organization which is based in Berlin, Germany, and was founded in 1993.

New!!: Thailand and Transparency International · See more »

Tropical monsoon climate

A tropical monsoon climate (occasionally known as a tropical wet climate or a tropical monsoon and trade-wind littoral climate) is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification category "Am".

New!!: Thailand and Tropical monsoon climate · See more »

Tropical savanna climate

Tropical savanna climate or tropical wet and dry climate is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories "Aw" and "As".

New!!: Thailand and Tropical savanna climate · See more »

Unequal treaty

Unequal treaty is the name given by the Chinese to a series of treaties signed with Western powers during the 19th and early 20th centuries by Qing dynasty China after suffering military defeat by the West or when there was a threat of military action by those powers.

New!!: Thailand and Unequal treaty · See more »

Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

New!!: Thailand and Unicameralism · See more »

Unitary state

A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate.

New!!: Thailand and Unitary state · See more »

United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship

The United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) (แนวร่วมประชาธิปไตยต่อต้านเผด็จการแห่งชาติ; นป., alternatively translated as National Democratic Alliance against Dictatorship), whose supporters are commonly called red shirts, is a political pressure group opposed to the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), the 2006 Thai coup d'état, and supporters of the coup.

New!!: Thailand and United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship · See more »

United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network.

New!!: Thailand and United Nations Development Programme · See more »

Upper house

An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature (or one of three chambers of a tricameral legislature), the other chamber being the lower house.

New!!: Thailand and Upper house · See more »

UTC+07:00

UTC+07:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +07:00.

New!!: Thailand and UTC+07:00 · See more »

Uthong

U-thongThe Royal Institute.

New!!: Thailand and Uthong · See more »

Vajiralongkorn

Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (มหาวชิราลงกรณ บดินทรเทพยวรางกูร,,; born 28 July 1952) is the King of Thailand since 2016.

New!!: Thailand and Vajiralongkorn · See more »

Vientiane

Vientiane (ວຽງຈັນ/ວຽງຈັນທນ໌/ວຽງຈັນທະບູຣີ ສຼີສັຕນາຄຄນາຫຸຕ ວິສຸທທິຣັຕນຣາຊທານີ ບໍຣີຣົມຍ໌, Viang chan) is the capital and largest city of Laos, on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Vientiane · See more »

Vietnam

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Thailand and Vietnam · See more »

Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

New!!: Thailand and Vietnam War · See more »

Vietnamese language

Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt) is an Austroasiatic language that originated in Vietnam, where it is the national and official language.

New!!: Thailand and Vietnamese language · See more »

Volleyball

Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.

New!!: Thailand and Volleyball · See more »

Water resource management

Water resource management is the activity of planning, developing, distributing and managing the optimum use of water resources.

New!!: Thailand and Water resource management · See more »

Westernization

Westernization (US) or Westernisation (UK), also Europeanization/Europeanisation or occidentalization/occidentalisation (from the Occident, meaning the Western world; see "occident" in the dictionary), is a process whereby societies come under or adopt Western culture in areas such as industry, technology, law, politics, economics, lifestyle, diet, clothing, language, alphabet, religion, philosophy, and values.

New!!: Thailand and Westernization · See more »

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi or WiFi is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.

New!!: Thailand and Wi-Fi · See more »

William H. Baxter

William Hubbard Baxter III (born March 3, 1949) is an American linguist specializing in the history of the Chinese language and best known for his work on the reconstruction on Old Chinese.

New!!: Thailand and William H. Baxter · See more »

World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss nonprofit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva, Switzerland.

New!!: Thailand and World Economic Forum · See more »

World Gold Council

The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry.

New!!: Thailand and World Gold Council · See more »

World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

New!!: Thailand and World War I · See more »

World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

New!!: Thailand and World War II · See more »

Yala Province

Yala (ยะลา) is the southernmost province (changwat) of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Yala Province · See more »

Yasothon

Yasothon (ยโสธร) is a town on the Chi River in the north-eastern region of Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and Yasothon · See more »

Yemen

Yemen (al-Yaman), officially known as the Republic of Yemen (al-Jumhūriyyah al-Yamaniyyah), is an Arab sovereign state in Western Asia at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

New!!: Thailand and Yemen · See more »

Yingluck Shinawatra

Yingluck Shinawatra (ยิ่งลักษณ์ ชินวัตร,,; born 21 June 1967), nicknamed Pu (ปู,, meaning "crab"), is a Thai businesswoman and politician.

New!!: Thailand and Yingluck Shinawatra · See more »

Yunnan

Yunnan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the far southwest of the country.

New!!: Thailand and Yunnan · See more »

.th

.th is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and .th · See more »

1972 AFC Asian Cup

The 1972 AFC Asian Cup was the 5th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

New!!: Thailand and 1972 AFC Asian Cup · See more »

1973 Thai popular uprising

The popular uprising of 14 October 1973 (เหตุการณ์ 14 ตุลา,, "October 14 Event"; or วันมหาวิปโยค,, "Day of Great Sorrow") was a watershed event in Thailand's history.

New!!: Thailand and 1973 Thai popular uprising · See more »

1997 Asian financial crisis

The Asian financial crisis was a period of financial crisis that gripped much of East Asia beginning in July 1997 and raised fears of a worldwide economic meltdown due to financial contagion.

New!!: Thailand and 1997 Asian financial crisis · See more »

1998 Asian Games

The 1998 Asian Games, officially known as the XIII Asiad, was an Asian multi-sport event celebrated in Bangkok, Thailand from December 6 to 20, 1998, with 377 events in 36 sports and disciplines participated by 6,554 athletes across the continent.

New!!: Thailand and 1998 Asian Games · See more »

2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.

New!!: Thailand and 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami · See more »

2006 Thai coup d'état

The 2006 Thai coup d'état took place on 19 September 2006, when the Royal Thai Army staged a coup d'état against the elected caretaker government of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

New!!: Thailand and 2006 Thai coup d'état · See more »

2007 AFC Asian Cup

The 2007 AFC Asian Cup was the 14th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

New!!: Thailand and 2007 AFC Asian Cup · See more »

2008 Thai political crisis

Beginning in 2008, there was worsening conflict between the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) and the People's Power Party (PPP) governments of Prime Ministers Samak Sundaravej and Somchai Wongsawat.

New!!: Thailand and 2008 Thai political crisis · See more »

2009 Thai political unrest

A series of political demonstrations and following unrest occurred in Thailand from 26 March to 14 April 2009 in Bangkok and Pattaya against the government of Abhisit Vejjajiva and the military crackdown that followed.

New!!: Thailand and 2009 Thai political unrest · See more »

2010 Thai political protests

The 2010 Thai political protests were a series of political protests that were organised by the National United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (also known as "Red Shirts") in Bangkok, Thailand from 12 March – 19 May 2010 against the Democrat Party-led government.

New!!: Thailand and 2010 Thai political protests · See more »

2013–2014 Thai political crisis

The 2013–2014 Thai political crisis was a period of political instability in Thailand.

New!!: Thailand and 2013–2014 Thai political crisis · See more »

2014 Thai coup d'état

On 22 May 2014, the Royal Thai Armed Forces, led by General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Commander of the Royal Thai Army (RTA), launched a coup d'état, the 12th since the country's first coup in 1932, against the caretaker government of Thailand, following six months of political crisis.

New!!: Thailand and 2014 Thai coup d'état · See more »

Redirects here:

Etymology of Thailand, ISO 3166-1:TH, Kingdom Of Thailand, Kingdom of Thailand, Kingdom of the Thai, Muang Thai, Muang-Thai, Name of Thailand, Prathet Thai, Ratcha Anachak Thai, Sayam, Siam, Siam (Thailand), Skateboarding in Thailand, THAILAND, Taihland, Tailand, Thai Empire, Thai Kingdom, Thailande, Thayland, Thaïlande, The Kingdom Of Thailand, ประเทศไทย, ราชอาณาจักรไทย, เมืองไทย, 泰国.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thailand

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »