About Thailand

Currency

The Thai currency unit is baht.  Read more »

Education

Comprises twelve years of free basic education – six years of primary and six years of secondary education. Read more »

Geography

Thailand is part of the Southeast Asian mainland. Read more »

Government

Thailand has been a constitutional monarchy since 1932. An elected governor administers the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration. Read more »

History

Thailand is one of the oldest countries of the world. Homo erectus, dated to between 1.6-0.5 million years ago, has been discovered here. Read more »

History of the Royal Anthem of Thailand

The Royal Anthem was created to honour His Majesty the King of Thailand. Read more »

Language

Thai is the national and official language, though business people usually understand English and some Chinese dialects. Read more »

International Relations

Thailand has been playing a proactive role in both bi-lateral and multi-lateral framework of cooperation. Read more »

National Flag

First introduced by King Vajiravudh (RamaVI) in 1917, the flag succeeded an earlier design that featured a white elephant on a red background. Read more »

National Symbols of Thailand

The Sala Thai (Thai Pavilion) is the country’s architectural symbol and represents the skills of Thai craftsmen. Read more »

Religion

All major religions are represented. Buddhism is practiced by the majority of the population, followed by Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism and Christianity. Read more »

Lese-Majeste: A Distinctive Character of Thai Democracy amidst the Global Democratic Movement

  Lese-Majeste: A Distinctive Character of Thai Democracy amidst the Global Democratic Movement
 
by: Professor Dr. Borwornsak Uwanno  Read more »