Thailand
Thailand (/ˈtaɪlænd/ TY-land or /ˈtaɪlənd/ TY-lənd; Thai: ประเทศไทย, RTGS: Prathet Thai), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai: ราชอาณาจักรไทย, RTGS:...
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Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is widely expected to succeed his father but has asked for time to mourn with the Thai people. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the appointment of a successo...
End of an era: a look at the life of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
After more than 70 years as monarch of Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign has come to an end. Bhumibol, the longest-reigning monarch in the world, held a demigod-like status in Thailand, with w
A Small Hotel Group From Thailand Has Helped Change What's Hot In Luxury Hospitality Today
The amenities, services and experiences you expect today, and the various concepts that are driving innovation in luxury hospitality each have historical roots.
After 70 Years Of Waiting, WWII ‘Memphis Belle’ Gunner, 94, Revisits Britain. And Dies Quietly There.
Just outside the bunker where Churchill famously said, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few," Melvin Rector quietly passed away.
Suspected MH370 Wreckage Found Off Thailand Coast
A large piece of curved metal washed ashore in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, where villagers reported it to the authorities to help identify it, Tanyapat Patthikongpan, head of Pak Phanang district, t...
Thailand's Miss Uncensored News 2015 thanks mother for success in the most touching way
The heartfelt moment 17-year-old Miss Uncensored News Thailand 2015 winner Khanittha 'Mint' Phasaeng knelt before her mother in filthy conditions to say thank you for everything she has done.
Baby Elephant Loves Cuddling with Arthur (Original)
Arthur and I travelled to Chiang Mai, Thailand, from Toronto, Canada and visited the Patara Elephant Farm to become elephant owners for the day. Unlike other Elephant Parks in Chiang Mai, the staff an...
Eating Insects in Thailand (Chiang Mai)
I am absolutely terrified of bugs but when I was in Thailand, I found myself eating insects! Would you dare to do the same?
Nestle Admits To Slave Labor, May Prompt Other Companies To Come Clean
Nestle's admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood sourced from Thailand sets an example for other companies who need to join forces to push the Thai government to clean up its supply...
How to Make Thai Green Papaya Salad - Som Tum ส้มตำ (Thai Food)
I hope you like this video! It would mean so much to me if you shared this recipe with your friends. ♥ I hope this video was fun and helpful and that you enj...
Fit for a king! Inside the idyllic coastal town Thailand's monarch calls home (but few foreign tourists bother to explore)
The whitewashed walls of the king’s palace are reminiscent of a colossal Spanish hacienda. They are barely visible through the thick canopy of trees — and the palace itself is closed to the public. Th...
'Stolen' diamond surgically removed in Bangkok
A Chinese woman suspected of stealing a $300,000 (£195,000) diamond in the Thai capital, Bangkok, has had the jewel surgically removed from her intestines. She is thought to have swallowed it in order...
Bangkok bomb: Erawan shrine attacker 'is part of network', police say
The bomb attack that killed 20 people at Bangkok's Erawan shrine on Monday was carried out by a "network", Thailand's chief of police says.
2nd Bangkok bombing day: Explosive device thrown in Thai capital’s river
An explosive device has been thrown from Bangkok’s Taksin Bridge into the Chao Phraya River. Police have not reported any injuries. Law enforcement has said reports of a separate blast near a railway ...
History of Thailand
Thai people, who originally lived in southwestern China, migrated into mainland Southeast Asia over a period of many centuries. The oldest known mention of their existence in the region by the exonym ...
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Geography of Thailand
Thailand's 514,000 square kilometers lie in the middle of mainland Southeast Asia. The nation's axial position influenced many aspects of Thailand's society and culture—it controls the only land...
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Bangkok
Bangkok (/ˈbæŋkɒk/) is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (กรุงเทพมหานคร, pronounced  [krūŋ tʰêːp mahǎː nákʰɔ̄ːn]) or simply  K...
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Islands of Thailand
This is a list of islands of Thailand.Thailand has hundreds of islands both in the Gulf of Thailand and in the Andaman Sea. The islands of the central Gulf of Thailand are mostly located near the coas...
Culture of Thailand
Thailand's culture "...incorporates a great deal of influence from India, China, Cambodia, and the rest of Southeast Asia." It is influenced primarily by animism, Hinduism, Buddhism, as well as by lat...
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Architecture of Thailand
The architecture of Thailand is a major part of the country's rich cultural legacy and reflects both the challenges of living in Thailand's sometimes extreme climate as well as, historically, the imp...
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Music of Thailand
The music of Thailand reflects its geographic position at the intersection of China and India, and reflects trade routes that have historically included Persia, Africa, Greece and Rome. Thai musical i...
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Dance in Thailand
Dance in Thailand (Thai: รำไทย ram Thai) is the main dramatic art form of Thailand. Thai dance, like many forms of traditional Asian dance, can be divided into two major categories that correspond...
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Thai cuisine
Thai cuisine is the national cuisine of Thailand. Balance, detail and variety are of paramount significance to Thai chefs. In his book The Principles of Thai Cookery, renowned celebrity chef, writer a...
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Etiquette in Thailand
As expectations regarding good manners differ from person to person and vary according to each situation, no treatise on the rules of etiquette nor any list of faux pas can ever be complete. As the pe...
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Prostitution in Thailand
Prostitution is not strictly illegal in Thailand, though solicitation and public nuisance laws are in effect. In practice it is tolerated and partly regulated. Prostitution operates clandestinely in m...
Tourism in Thailand
Tourism is a major economic factor in the Kingdom of Thailand. In 2013 it is estimated that tourism directly contributed 9% (THB1 trillion) to Thailand's GDP. When including the indirect effects of to...
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