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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Mermaid Maritime awarded $7.4m worth of new contracts

Splash24/7 11 Aug 2019
Thailand’s Mermaid Maritime has been awarded subsea contracts in both the Middle East and South East Asia worth a total of $7.4m ... ....
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S Jaishankar in Thailand: ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting Ends

Yahoo Daily News 01 Aug 2019
Had substantive discussions on furthering ASEAN-India strategic partnership in the Indo-Pacific with a special emphasis on sustainability, connectivity & maritime cooperation. Congratulated Thailand again on its ASEAN Chairmanship pic.twitter.com/9LKSOF9bJy....
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Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with Thai, New Zealand counterparts

The Times of India 01 Aug 2019
External Affairs minister S Jaishankar on Thursday met with his Thai and New Zealand counterparts separately in Bangkok and discussed a host of key issues, including Indo-Pacific and maritime partnership ... Warm meeting with #ASEAN Chair and India Country Coordinator, Foreign Minister of Thailand Don Pramudwinai....
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Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with Thailand, New Zealand, EU and Japanese counterparts

The Hindu 01 Aug 2019
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday held a series of bilateral meetings in Bangkok with his counterparts from Thailand, New Zealand, Japan and the European Union during which he discussed with them a host of key issues, including Indo-Pacific and maritime partnership....
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EAM chairs bilateral ties meeting with Thailand, NZ

Deccan Herald 01 Aug 2019
Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend a number of ... Warm meeting with #ASEAN Chair and India Country Coordinator, Foreign Minister of Thailand Don Pramudwinai ... Thailand....
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Jaishankar holds talks with Thai, New Zealand counterparts in Bangkok

Deccan Chronicle 01 Aug 2019
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his counterparts from Thailand and New Zealand respectively at the Bangkok Convention Centre on Thursday. He held talks with Don Pramudwinai of Thailand and Winston Peters of New Zealand separately and discussed issues of mutual interest, including BIMSTEC cooperation and Indo-Pacific....
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Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with New Zealand, Thai counterparts

One India 01 Aug 2019
New Delhi, Aug 01. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday met with his Thai and New Zealand counterparts separately in Bangkok and discussed a host of key issues, including Indo-Pacific and maritime partnership. Jaishankar is in the Thailand ... ....
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India underlines Indo-Pacific outlook at Asean ministerial meeting

The Times of India 01 Aug 2019
Jaishankar tweeted, “Discussed expanding our maritime partnership; BIMSTEC cooperation and partnering in ACMECS.” ... This provides a roadmap to advance ASEAN-India strategic partnership in Indo-Pacific, particularly in areas of maritime cooperation, connectivity and achieving sustainable development goals."....
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Thailand in talks with India to buy BrahMos cruise missiles

The Hindu 31 Jul 2019
As part of the expanding defence cooperation between the two countries, Thailand has made a request for repair and refurbishing their Dornier maritime patrol aircraft ... in the areas of disaster risk management, maritime security safety, information sharing and interoperability....
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Taking the long view

Manila Standard Today 24 Jun 2019
This economic cooperation constrains the extent of anti-China unity on maritime issues that we might otherwise expect from our ASEAN neighbors ... Sideline meetings with the leaders of Thailand and Indonesia—two neighbors with similar maritime concerns—were also on his agenda....
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Protectionism slammed as Southeast Asian leaders rally to trade pact

This is Money 23 Jun 2019
Thailand's premier made an impassioned plea against protectionism on Sunday at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders where the fallout from the US-China tariff war has dominated talks ... "The winds of protectionism are hurting our multilateral trading system," Thailand's junta leader-turned-premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha said Sunday....
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Palace, DFA clash over joint probe of boat ramming

Manila Standard Today 21 Jun 2019
In a speech during the oath-taking of his youngest son, Davao City Vice Mayor-elect Sebastian Duterte, the Chief Executive said he would discuss “lengthily” with other Southeast Asian leaders China’s maritime claim over the South China Sea during the ASEAN Summit in Thailand....
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Asean Summit not the best venue for 'maritime incident'

Sun Star 18 Jun 2019
A FOREIGN affairs official said Tuesday, June 18, that the Asean Summit in Thailand would not be the best venue to discuss the Recto Bank "maritime incident" that left 22 Filipino fishermen in distress at sea ... The President, whose foreign policy favors China, has downplayed the issue, calling it a mere "maritime incident."....
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