Thailand (/ˈtaɪlænd/TY-land or /ˈtaɪlənd/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.
The 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup was the 7th FIFA Futsal World Cup, an international futsal tournament that took place from 1–18 November 2012 in Thailand. An extra four teams (increase to 24 from 20 at the 2008 event in Brazil) were competing at this World Cup.
Brazil defended their title, winning it for the fifth time, by defeating Spain in a rematch of the 2008 final 3–2 after extra time.
The host nation, Thailand, qualified automatically.
The matches were originally due to take place across four venues. Due to construction delays and failure to meet the security requirement, early matches scheduled at the Bangkok Futsal Arena were moved to the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium. After the final inspection on 5 November, FIFA announced that the Bangkok Futsal Arena had not sufficiently met the criteria. The two quarter-final matches would be played at Nimibutr Stadium, while Hua Mark Indoor Stadium would host the semifinals and the final.
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s commercial banks should not rush to raise their interest rates even though the central bank will tighten monetary policy, the finance minister said on Wednesday ... As the pandemic crisis eases, Thailand has to normalise its polices, he added.
BANGKOK, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Thailand's commercial banks should not rush to raise their interest rates even though the central bank will tighten monetary policy, the finance minister said on Wednesday ... As the pandemic crisis eases, Thailand has to normalise its polices, he added.
Shilpa Bhatia, ChiefCommercialOfficer, SpiceJet, said, "We are delighted to appoint EaseMyTrip Thai as our new GSA for the Thailand market ... Additionally, all the travel agents have to route their business through EaseMyTrip for buying tickets of SpiceJet from Thailand.
In March 2022, the Company reached an agreement to sell its Thailand business, which was included in the CommercialBusiness reporting unit. At that time, a portion of the Commercial Business goodwill was specifically allocated to the Thailand business ... Commercial ... Commercial.
To Thailand, sober ... While the thought of Australians in Thailand may evoke visions of questionable tattoos and Chang-fuelled island hopping, the calming surroundings and predominantly-Buddhist religious influences make it the ideal destination to dip into the wellness travel trend, which encourages holidaymakers to truly reset, relax and detox.
In June 2022, cannabis was decriminalized in Thailand... On 9 June 2022, Thailand was the first country in Southeast Asia to decriminalize cannabis with the hope of galvanizing its Covid-hit economy ... Despite the commercial gains of decriminalizing cannabis in Thailand, the move has also raised concerns from the public and the medical sector.
Thailand plays a key role in the shark meat supply chain and the export of low cost, processed shark fins, a report by the NGO said. This is largely down to the fact that China is Thailand’s main commercial partner, with a bilateral trade volume of $103.75 billion in 2021. Before the pandemic, 30% of foreign visitors to Thailand hailed from China.
... long-stroke pumping technology combined with Weatherford WellPilot® Regen variable speed drives (VSD) and the ability to provide value-added services and engineering.Chevron in Thailand awarded Weatherford a six-year commercial contract to deliver tubular running services (TRS).
Thailand’s Plan of tightening crypto regulations have caused major setback to retail investors and digital asset enthusiasts ...Crypto asset platforms will soon face tighter regulations in Thailand ... SiamCommercialBank (SCB) is Thailand’s oldest bank was supposed to acquire Bitkub which is a famous crypto exchange.
The company that owns Thailand’s SiamCommercialBank has postponed a deal to acquire a majority stake in Bitkub, the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchange ... The parent company of Siam Commercial Bank, SCB X, has delayed a 17.85-billion-baht ($487 million) bid to acquire 51% of the largest crypto exchange in Thailand, Bitkub.