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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US and India must develop plan to counter China's efforts to strengthen its position in ...

The Economic Times 28 May 2020
India has been trying to expand maritime cooperation with countries ......
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US and India must develop plan to counter China#39;s efforts to strengthen its position in ...

Moneycontrol 28 May 2020
India has been trying to expand maritime cooperation with countries of the region including Sri Lanka, Maldives, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and Singapore, primarily with an aim to check the growing Chinese assertiveness ... India has been trying to expand maritime ......
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US and India must develop plan to counter China's efforts to strengthen its position in Indian Ocean: American think-tank

The Times of India 28 May 2020
WASHINGTON ... India has been trying to expand maritime cooperation with countries of the region including Sri Lanka, Maldives, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and Singapore, primarily with an aim to check the growing Chinese assertiveness ... Without it, Sri Lanka faces the prospect of a sovereign debt default ... Download ... more from times of india news....
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US, Australia play good cop, bad cop with China

Asiatimes 08 May 2020
In Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia, leaders have been largely acquiescent by expressing gratitude for China’s symbolically delivered medical assistance and equipment to support their Covid-19 containment ... to take Beijing to international court over the maritime disputes....
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Southeast Asia Rail Projects Stall as China Focuses on Recovery

Caixin Online 05 May 2020
“We will have a discussion after the outbreak has been stabilized,” said Luhut Pandjaitan, coordinating minister for maritime affairs and investment, on April 14. Thailand has pushed back its deadline for negotiations over a high-speed railway planned to eventually stretch all the way to China....
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Rohingya refugees rejected everywhere as countries grapple with COVID-19 concerns

The Jakarta Post 26 Apr 2020
“We should not repeat the same mistake that happened in 2015, when dozens of Rohingya people died at sea because their boats were prevented from landing in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia ... Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Bangladesh are all members....
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Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugees Stranded at Sea

Human Rights 25 Apr 2020
In February, the Task Force on Planning and Preparedness of the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime made a commitment to saving lives when responding to “irregular maritime migration.” Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Bangladesh are all members....
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An Italian cruise ship will finally dock in Singapore after Thailand and Malaysia rejected it amid the global coronavirus epidemic

The Times of India 09 Mar 2020
Singapore will allow a cruise ship with dozens of Italians on board to dock on Tuesday.The Costa Fortuna was turned away by ports in Thailand and Malaysia despite even though one on board tested positive for the novel coronavirus.The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and ......
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Myanmar's foreign trade reaches over 16 bln USD in 5 months

Xinhua 06 Mar 2020
From Oct ... dollars ... About 80 percent of Myanmar's foreign trade is done through sea-borne trade and its border trade is being conducted through 17 border gates with four neighboring countries -- China, Thailand, India and Bangladesh ... 28, the country's maritime trade totaled over 11.7 billion U.S ... ....
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Cosco and PIL flout quarantine rules Down Under as reports emerge of seafarers suffering from coronavirus

Splash24/7 14 Feb 2020
Workers at Melbourne’s Webb Dock were alarmed following the arrival of the Hong Kong-flagged Cosco Thailand container vessel. An inspector from the Maritime Union of Australia was initially told it had sailed from another Australian port, but it was subsequently discovered that the vessel had actually departed Ningbo in mainland China....
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Mermaid Sets Up UK Subsidiary

Rigzone 10 Feb 2020
Thailand-headquartered Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited has incorporated an indirect wholly owned subsidiary in the UK ... ....
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Mermaid Maritime targets North Sea market

Offshore Energy Today 10 Feb 2020
Thailand's offshore vessel operator Mermaid Maritime has incorporated a subsidiary in the UK with an intention to provide its services in the North Sea ... ....
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Duo battle for Thai floater deal

Upstream Online 30 Jan 2020
... and condensate field in Thailand. Well-placed sources said the two companies are Malaysian maritime giant MISC and Singapore-based Omni Offshore Terminals....
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