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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Li urges China, ASEAN to uphold multilateralism, free trade

CCTV 04 Nov 2019
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang addresses the 22nd China-ASEAN (10+1) leaders' meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, Nov ... artificial intelligence, big data and cyber security, and the establishment of a China-ASEAN partnership on blue economy to enhance maritime exchanges and cooperation....
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Modi meets Indonesian President, Thai PM; discusses defence co-operation

Live Mint 03 Nov 2019
The talks took place on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) meeting in Thailand ... Thailand and Indian ports in Kolkata, Chennai and Vishakapatnam, the statement said. “India and Thailand are close maritime neighbours having historical and cultural linkages....
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Pact for cooperation between Indian, Thai ports finalised

Indian Express 03 Nov 2019
According to officials, the Port of Authority of Thailand (PAT) is pressing ahead with the development of Ranong Port as a logistics gateway between Thailand and India as both countries have agreed to promote a new maritime route. With this, sea travel time between India and Thailand will be reduced from 10 to 15 days to seven....
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PM Narendra Modi holds talks with leaders of three key maritime neighbours of India

The Times of India 03 Nov 2019
... Narendra Modi on Sunday held separate bilateral meetings with the top leadership of Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar, the three strategically-located maritime neighbours of India ... "India and Thailand are close maritime neighbours having historical and cultural linkages....
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India, Thailand decide to boost defence cooperation

The Times of India 03 Nov 2019
In a tweet, the Prime Minister's office said both leaders held extensive deliberations on accelerating the friendship between India and Thailand ... "India and Thailand are close maritime neighbours having historical and cultural linkages....
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PM Modi meets Indonesian President Joko Widodo at ASEAN summit

Moneycontrol 03 Nov 2019
The two leaders met on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit held in Thailand ... The two leaders met on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit held in Thailand. Noting that India and Indonesia are close maritime neighbours, both leaders reiterated their commitment to work together for peace, ......
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PM Modi meets Indonesian Prez Joko Widodo at ASEAN meet

Deccan Herald 03 Nov 2019
The two leaders met on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit held in Thailand. Noting that India and Indonesia are close maritime neighbours, both leaders reiterated their commitment to work together for peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said ... Assembly elections 2019 ... GET IT. Narendra Modi....
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Cambodia finds body of tourist

Taipei Times 01 Nov 2019
The body of 21-year-old Amelia Bambridge was discovered in the Gulf of Thailand northwest of Koh Rong, where she disappeared after attending a beach party on Wednesday last week, Preah Sihanouk Province Police Chief Major General Chuon Narin said. It was found near another island, Koh Chhlam, close to Cambodia’s maritime border with Thailand ... ....
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Body of British backpacker missing in Cambodia found

Dothan Eagle 31 Oct 2019
It was found near another island, Koh Chhlam, close to Cambodia's maritime border with Thailand....
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Body of missing British backpacker found at sea off Cambodia

Scotsman 31 Oct 2019
... Gulf of Thailand north-west of Koh Rong, where she disappeared after attending a beach party on the night of 23 October. It was found near another island, Koh Chhlam, close to Cambodia's maritime border with Thailand....
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Body of missing backpacker Amelia Bambridge found at sea, say Cambodian police

AOL 31 Oct 2019
The 21-year-old's body was discovered in the Gulf of Thailand north west of Koh Rong, where she ... It was found near another island, Koh Chhlam, close to Cambodia's maritime border with Thailand, Major General Chuon Narin said....
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Body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge found at sea

The Irish Times 31 Oct 2019
The 21-year-old’s body was discovered in the Gulf of Thailand north west of Koh Rong, where she disappeared after attending a beach party on the night of October 23rd, the police chief for Preah Sihanouk province said. It was found near another island, Koh Chhlam, close to Cambodia’s maritime border with Thailand, Major General Chuon Narin said ... ....
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Police say body of British tourist missing in Cambodia found

Yahoo Daily News 31 Oct 2019
The police chief for Preah Sihanouk province, Maj. Gen. Chuon Narin, said the body of 21-year-old Amelia Bambridge was discovered in the Gulf of Thailand northwest of Koh Rong, where she disappeared after attending a beach party on the night of Oct. 23. It was found near another island, Koh Chhlam, close to Cambodia's maritime border with Thailand ... ....
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