Category: Thailand

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Thailand Economy

Thailand Economy and Communication

ECONOMY Business etiquette Business people in high positions mostly speak English, but communication problems can arise in smaller companies and businesses outside of Bangkok’s industrial belt. Business cards are required. Appointments are usually made...

Thailand Travel Warning

Thailand Travel Warning

Country-specific safety information The King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej, passed away on October 13, 2016. The ordered period of mourning lasts one year. During this time, restrictions on social and public life cannot be...

Thailand Travel Guide

Thailand Travel Guide

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane The national airline is called Thai Airways International (TG) (Internet: www.thaiair.com). Thai Airways flies twice a day between Frankfurt and Bangkok and daily between Munich and Bangkok. Thai Airways...

Thailand Overview

Thailand Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Kingdom of Thailand. Capital Bangkok (Krung Thep). Geography As a country located in Asia according to ethnicityology, Thailand, also known as Siam, borders Myanmar and the Indian Ocean...

Thailand Movie

Thailand Overview

Culturally influenced by Buddhism and rice cultivation, Thailand is now an up-and-coming industrial nation. Much is changing socially, culturally and politically. Marketed as the “Land of Smiles”, it has now become the land of...

Thailand Religion

Living in Thailand

Thailand is a beautiful country that is very easy to travel to due to its tourist development for foreigners from the west. Telecommunications and internet, financial services and health care are at a high...

Thailand Money

Travel to Thailand

Travel restrictions due to Covid-19 Due to the Corona crisis, travel options for tourists and immigrants are severely limited. All international flights to Thailand have been suspended. The Ministry of Health has ordered a...

Thailand Music

Thailand Arts and Music

Thailand’s culture has always been shaped by global influences – in the past by Indian Hinduism and Buddhism, under the reform-oriented kings Mongkut and Chulalongkorn by western modernity, today by globalized consumer culture. The...

Thailand Education

Thailand Education and Health

Independence Day: Never colonized Head of state: King Maha Vajiralongkorn Head of government: Prayuth Chan-ocha Political system: Military dictatorship Democracy Status Index (BTI): Rank 115 of 137 (2020) Corruption Index (CPI): Rank 101 of...

Thailand Military against monks

Thailand Social Structure

Macrosocial structure The macro-social structure of Thailand has changed significantly due to the economic development. The picture of a traditional society, in which most of the people live in the country and in feudal...