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.

Latest News for: Thailand maritime

Edit

Beirut Ignored Public Warning There Was a Russian ‘Bomb’ at the Port

The Daily Beast 05 Aug 2020
Maritime monitoring systems tracked the Rhosus into port in Beirut in September 2013 ... Mikhail Voytenko, a Russian maritime analyst based in Thailand, warned in July 2014 that the ship, which he said was owned by a Russian operator, was effectively a “floating bomb.”....
Edit

China: A belligerence linked to Tibet and Pakistan

The Telegraph India 02 Aug 2020
It caused anxieties in Beijing with regard to security of its energy shipments, and particularly so when Indian Navy sea and air units commenced coordinated patrols with Indonesian Navy, Thailand and others along the maritime boundary. China’s strategic energy supplies are most vulnerable in Malacca Straits....
Edit

24 migran Rohingya dikhuatiri lemas di Langkawi

Malaysian National News Agency 26 Jul 2020
Mohd Zawawi berkata Maritim Malaysia Kedah dan Perlis telah menyalurkan maklumat kejadian kepada agensi penyelamat yang lain termasuk komuniti nelayan setempat dan pihak berkuasa Thailand melalui Maritime Rescue Coordinator Center (MRCC) Putrajaya bagi membantu pencarian mangsa....
Edit

In Southeast Asia, U.S.-China tensions flare on social media

Asahi News 21 Jul 2020
After Washington last week hardened its position by explicitly rejecting Chinese maritime claims in the South China Sea, U.S ... Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Beijing’s claim to about 90 percent of the potentially energy-rich South China Sea “completely unlawful” and accused Beijing of seeking a “maritime empire.”....
Edit

‘We are a battleground now’: In Southeast Asia, US-China tensions flare on social media

The Jakarta Post 21 Jul 2020
After Washington last week hardened its position by explicitly rejecting Chinese maritime claims in the South China Sea, US embassies in the region produced an unprecedented flurry of op-eds and statements criticizing Beijing's actions ... seeking a "maritime empire"....
Edit

'We are a battleground now': In Southeast Asia, U.S-China tensions flare on social media

Yahoo Daily News 20 Jul 2020
After Washington last week hardened its position by explicitly rejecting Chinese maritime claims in the South China Sea, U.S ... Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Beijing's claim to about 90% of the potentially energy-rich South China Sea "completely unlawful" and accused Beijing of seeking a "maritime empire"....
Edit

Thai navy seizes 500,000 liters of smuggled oil this year

Xinhua 11 Jul 2020
Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Center's First Area Commander Vice Adm ... Despite patrols conducted daily by the navy, some maritime oil smugglers have managed to evade arrests and remained at large, according to the admiral....
Edit

Mermaid Maritime diversifies

Splash24/7 02 Jul 2020
Thailand’s Mermaid Maritime has announced that its subsidiary Mermaid Subsea Services has established an offshore transportation, installation, and decommissioning services business unit as part of its diversification strategy ... Thailand and the surrounding region....
Edit

ASEAN: Overhaul Regional Response to Rohingya Crisis

Human Rights 26 Jun 2020
Thailand has indicated it would similarly refuse entry to Rohingya boats ... Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia should end their policies of maritime pushbacks and instead undertake coordinated efforts to respond to boats in distress, enact search-and-rescue operations, bring boats ashore to the nearest safe port, and provide humanitarian aid....
Edit

Malaysia/Thailand: Allow Rohingya Refugees Ashore

Human Rights 13 Jun 2020
A second boat with an estimated 300 Rohingya remains at sea near Thailand’s Koh Adang island, according to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency ... lives when responding to “irregular maritime migration.” Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Bangladesh are all members....
Edit

From 'Howdy Modi' to leading Covid response: MEA's top achievements as Modi 2.0 completes one year

The Times of India 30 May 2020
NEW DELHI. Leading the global pandemic response for the Indian government is on top of the list of achievements by the MEA in the first year of Modi’s second term, according to official sources ... For the first time, India held a trilateral maritime exercise with Singapore and Thailand ... Download. The Times of Indiafor Latest News ... Top Videos ... ....
Edit

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 ......
Edit

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 ......
×