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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Cadets on Texas A&M training ship save 3 people stranded at sea for 15 days

New York Post 13 Jun 2024
Worst cities to plan a summer vacation to Which states had the most and longest summer blackouts? Tourists accidentally let swarm of 'over 2,000 moths' into Thailand hotel room ... The group of students were traveling from Texas to Florida on the Texas A&M Maritime Academy’s training ship when they spotted the boat....
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PCG, ASEAN counterparts eye uniform protocol in addressing maritime issues

Manila Bulletin 05 Jun 2024
The forum – which will last until June 8 – gathers coast guard agencies from ASEAN nations such as the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand to strengthen their cooperation and ensure the region’s maritime safety and security....
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US sponsors maritime law enforcement training in Cebu City

Sun Star 03 Jun 2024
Hosted by Coast Guard District Central Visayas, the training event featured four US-trained PCG instructors, two instructors from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, two instructors from the Royal Thailand Marine Police, and three experts from the Japan Coast Guard....
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