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.
ThailandPolitics. Pro-democracy supporters wearing face mask march on the road during a demonstration in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 24, 2021 ... Thailand Politics. A pro-democracy supporter shows the three-finger salute of defiance during a demonstration in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 24, 2021 ... Thailand Politics ... Thailand Politics.
BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIANEWSNETWORK) - Thailand's well-known virologist Dr Yong Poovorawan on Wednesday (June 23) urged the government to inoculate as many people as possible to prevent an outbreak of the Covid-19 Delta variant, as the country reported a record increase in virus-linked deaths.
Unlike the proverbial “elephant in the room,” a woman in Thailand couldn’t ignore the wild Asian elephant poking its head into her kitchen in the middle of the night last weekend ...Animals are left with less land, packs are smaller, and there are fewer resources, which forces them to roam in search of food, the news outlet said.
The 10th edition of the report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a YouGov poll of more than 92,000 online news consumers in 46 markets including Australia, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand... • Mobile aggregators play a big part in news discovery ...
Trust in news grew in wake of COVID crisisPeople want impartial and balanced news73% of people access news on smartphone ... Trust in news grew during the pandemic, especially in Western Europe, helping brands with a reputation for reliable reporting, though mistrust was particularly apparent in the polarised media of the United States.
The study, however, flagged that its data is based on a survey of mainly English-speaking online news users in India, a small subset of a larger, more diverse, media market in the country. Within Asia-Pacific, India has been ranked 8th, while Thailand is at the top with 50 per cent respondents saying they trust news.
Some families living in a jungle may be fearful of things going bump at night, but for one household in Thailand, the sight of an elephant rummaging through their kitchen was not a total shock ... Kittichai and his wife live near a national park in western Thailand, by a lake where wild elephants often bathe while roaming in the jungle ... Thailand.
A hungry elephant crashed through a kitchen wall looking for something to eat in the early hours of Saturday morning in southern Thailand (GuardianNews). A peckish elephant in Thailand — a repeat offender — was seen breaking through part of a kitchen wall of a house to rummage for snacks in a now-viral video clip.
Ms Chiu's niece Khongkwan Pongpanich told The Courier-Mail that Ms Chiu had been prevented from visiting her family in Thailand in recent months because of the Covid-19 pandemic. 'I want this bad news to be just a nightmare,' she said ... Her niece in Thailand had asked for news of her on Facebook last weekend.
Vivo Y12A, with a 5,000mAh battery, launched in Singapore, Thailand... Vivo Y12A, with a 5,000mAh battery, launched in Singapore, Thailand ... 10,600) for the solo 3GB/32GB model and has currently been unveiled only in Singapore and Thailand. The news article, Vivo Y12A, with a 5,000mAh battery, launched in Singapore, Thailand appeared first on NewsBytes.