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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Reimagining India-Thailand partnerships

Asiatimes 16 Mar 2023
Commerce, culture and connectivity are often cited as the three main pillars of India-Thailand relations. Maritime trade between the two countries has existed since 1500 BCE, paving the way for people-to-people contact and cultural interaction between the two states bordering the Bay of Bengal....

DNV Appoints Two New Executive�Managers

The Maritime Executive 13 Mar 2023
DNV has appointed Torgeir Sterri as the new Offshore Classification Director for DNV Maritime, with effect from 1 March 2023 ... “Offshore classification has long been part of the bedrock of DNV,” says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV Maritime ... He later was Area Manager for Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand & Brunei ...

Cobra Gold drills expose US-China fight for Thailand

Asiatimes 13 Mar 2023
“It brings together 30 countries from around the world to solve complex challenges that no single country can solve alone,” US Ambassador to Thailand Robert Godec said at Cobra Gold’s opening in eastern Rayong province on February 28 ... Military personnel in a drill at Cobra Gold 2023 in Chonburi, Thailand, March 3, 2023....

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