Thailand

Coordinates: 15°24′N 101°18′E / 15.4°N 101.3°E / 15.4; 101.3

Thailand (/ˈtlænd/ TY-land or /ˈtlənd/ TY-lənd;Thai: ประเทศไทย, rtgs: Prathet Thai), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai: ราชอาณาจักรไทย, rtgs: Ratcha-anachak Thai; IPA: [râːt.tɕʰá.ʔāː.nāː.tɕàk tʰāj]), formerly known as Siam (Thai: สยาม; rtgs: Sayam), is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the southwest.

Thailand is governed by the National Council for Peace and Order that took power in the May 2014 coup d'état.Its monarchy is headed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who has reigned since 1946 as Rama IX, as he is the ninth monarch of the Chakri Dynasty. He is currently the world's longest-serving head of state and the country's longest-reigning monarch; he has reigned for 69 years, 250 days.

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Thailand to buy drones to patrol its shipping routes

SAFETY4SEA 22 Sep 2022
Thailand signed a contract to buy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to patrol the sea to protect the country’s maritime ......
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IMO joins partnership to promote sustainable maritime transport in Asia-Pacific

SAFETY4SEA 15 Sep 2022
The agreement will help promote sustainable maritime transport through a range of capacity-building and knowledge partnership activities in the Asia-Pacific region ... Marine environment protection and climate change; Maritime transport facilitation in support of global and regional trade flows; and Maritime safety....
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