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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The proposed Kra Canal: Maritime highway of the future

Seatrade Maritime News 22 Nov 2022
There have also been reports that India, the US and Australia have shown interest in building maritime canal across the Isthmus of Kra in Thailand ... Once it is ready, the canal would be able to shorten navigational distance throughout Southeast Asia by 1,200 nm, reducing maritime voyage by two to five days....
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China, Thailand to enrich connotation of their family-like relations

People Daily 22 Nov 2022
... of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on Jointly Promoting the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, and other cooperation documents in such fields as investment, e-commerce, and science and technology....
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Xi, Prayut agree on building China-Thailand community with shared future for enhanced stability, prosperity, sustainability

People Daily 20 Nov 2022
... the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on Jointly Promoting the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, and cooperation documents on economy, trade, investment, e-commerce and scientific and technological innovation....
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Full text: Joint Statement between the People's Republic of China and the Kingdom of Thailand

People Daily 20 Nov 2022
... Promoting the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, with a view to advancing practical cooperation in all fields and supporting the building of the China-Thailand community with a shared future for enhanced stability, prosperity and sustainability....
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Chinese President Xi Jinping holds talks with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

ECNS 19 Nov 2022
... the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on Jointly Promoting the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, and cooperation documents on economy, trade, investment, e-commerce and scientific and technological innovation....
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2nd LD Writethru: Xi, Prayut agree on building China-Thailand community with shared future for enhanced stability, prosperity, sustainability

China.dot.org 19 Nov 2022
... the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on Jointly Promoting the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, and cooperation documents on economy, trade, investment, e-commerce and scientific and technological innovation....
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Marcos, Xi support early conclusion of South China Sea code

The Manila Times 18 Nov 2022
The two leaders reaffirmed this commitment during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand Thursday. In a statement, the DFA said the two leaders "agreed that maritime issues do not define the totality of Philippines-China relations."....
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KUWTT: Marcos-Xi meeting dials down sea row | Nov. 19, 2022

The Manila Times 18 Nov 2022
The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. China asserts that most of the South China Sea is part of its maritime realm, while Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) members Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei claim parts of the strategic waterway....

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