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 (AP) — Thailand’s House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill that would allow the government to borrow up to 500 billion baht ($16 billion) to deal with the economic fallout and medical costs of the coronavirus ... Thailand has been battling a sharp surge in the coronavirus since April ... Thailand Southeast AsiaAsia.
People have queued up at vaccination centers in Bangkok and 76 provinces in Thailand to receive the injection throughout the working day, the Channel 3 broadcaster reported ... With the current pace of vaccine supply, however, the implementation of the inoculation plan may face delays over a shortage of shots, the broadcaster estimates.
One commented. "The show really touched me ...RIP 🙏 ... In Thailand, cabinet meetings were reportedly rescheduled so that they did not clash with the broadcast of episodes ... Viewers in Thailand and Indonesia, for example, "dramatically" changed their views of the "cold-blooded" Japanese after watching the series, Dr Singhal said ... .
After a popular video gamer died of Covid-19 in Thailand, his brother has filed a 4.53 million baht (USD 186,000) lawsuit against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, and others for failing to respond quickly to his sibling's pleas for testing and hospitalisation, which allegedly led to his death.
Bangkok [Thailand], June 2 (ANI). After a popular video gamer died of Covid-19 in Thailand, his brother has filed a 4.53 million baht (USD 186,000) lawsuit against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, and others for failing to respond quickly to his sibling's pleas for testing and hospitalisation, which allegedly led to his death.
The junta has detained journalists, whom it accuses of incitement, restricted internet access, banned satellite broadcasts and rescinded the licenses of several news organizations ... Another U.S ... However, three journalists for the broadcaster Democratic Voice of Burma were arrested in Thailand on May 9, on charges of illegal entry into the country ... .
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand placed barbed wire and checkpoints in several southern villages along the Malaysian border Monday after identifying a cluster of infections with a coronavirus variant that's believed to spread faster ... Also Monday, the agency managing Thailand's coronavirus response reported 2,713 new cases and 30 more deaths.
That is why the commercial attaché of the consulate in Shanghai supports the promotion of imported products from Thailand on the technology platform Pinduoduo, so that we can further develop the growing trade relations between China and Thailand.”.
BANGKOK (AP) — Chinese citizens living in Thailand began being vaccinated on Thursday as part of China's global campaign to inoculate its nationals living and working abroad ... Just over 2% of Thailand's 70 million people have received a first vaccine dose and about 1% have received a second ... Thailand has a population of about 70 million.
Health authorities in Thailand reported 9,635 new coronavirus cases on Monday, doubling the previous daily record set last week ... Thailand's confirmed case total rose to 111,082, of which almost three-quarters -- 82,219 —— have been recorded since the beginning of April this year, when a new wave of coronavirus infections began.
Three journalists and two activists who fled from Myanmar are set to go on trial in Thailand on charges of illegally entering the country ... They are three journalists from well-known broadcaster Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), and two activists. Charged with illegal entry into Thailand, they could face immediate deportation if found guilty.
ThailandMyanmar Journalists ... Three senior journalists working for the online and broadcast news agency in Myanmar who fled after the military government ordered its operations to stop have been arrested by police in northern Thailand, their editor said Monday ... They were charged with illegal entry into Thailand.
Three journalists were apparently working from a house in Thailand after fleeing the junta, which has jailed their colleagues ... Three senior journalists working for a news agency in Myanmar who fled after the military government ordered its operations to stop have been arrested by police in northern Thailand, their editor said on Monday.