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- -05-14-10 Violence Continues in Thailand (MSNBC News)
"Thai troops fired bullets at anti-government protesters and explosions thundered in the heart of Bangkok on Friday as an army push to clear the streets and end a two-month political standoff sparked clashes that have killed at least eight and wounded scores of others." 05-10
- Thailand (Excite)
Provides destination information. 10-09
- Hmong in Laos and Thailand (Rice and Vue-Benson)
Provides news and articles. 10-09
- Thailand Culture and Problems (Yahoo)
Provides information by topic. 10-09
- Thailand - Bangkok Post
- Thailand (Library of Congress)
Provides a history of the country, including culture, government, economy, and more. Also includes geographic information. 1-02
- Thailand (CountryReports.org)
Provides a profile by topic, including Economy, Defense, Geography, Government, People, National Anthem, Lyrics and Related Links. Provides a map and a flag. 03-07
- Thailand (CIA.gov)
Provides a history of the country, including history (Introduction), military, transportation, geography, people, economy, communications, transnational issues, and a map. 03-07
- Thailand (U.S. State Department)
Provides a history of the country, including culture, government, economy, and more. 03-07
- Thailand (Wikipedia.org)
"Due to its geographical location, Thai culture has always been greatly influenced by China and India. However, different indigenous cultures have also existed in Thailand since the Baan Chiang culture." 03-07
- Thailand (TourismThailand.org)
"The kingdom of Thailand lies in the heart of Southeast Asia, making it a natural gateway to Indochina, Myanmar and Southern China. Its shape and geography divide into four natural regions : the mountains and forests of the North; the vast rice fields of the Central Plains; the semi-arid farm lands of the Northeast plateau; and the tropical islands and long coastline of the peninsula South."
"Thailand is a constitutional monarchy with His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, or King Rama IX, the ninth king of the Chakri Dynasty, the present king. The King has reigned for more than half a century, making him the longest reigning Thai monarch." 03-07
- -01-21-14 Thailand Declares State of Emergency in Bangkok (Christian Science Monitor)
"The Thai government has declared a state of emergency for Bangkok and nearby provinces in response to ongoing antigovernment protests that have turned violent in recent days." 01-14
- Rulers by Country - S-U (Schulz)
Provides a list of leaders by country and date. Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Sáo Tomé and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand (Siam), Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekhistan. leaders, rulers, Presidents, and Prime Ministers 9-00
- -11-17-04 Study: Endangered Species List Growing at Alarming Rate (MSNBC News)
"Current extinction rates are at least 100 to 1,000 times higher than natural rates found in the fossil record, the report stated. The data were released as 3,500 delegates gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, for a World Conservation Union conference focused on halting what's deemed an extinction crisis."
"The report concluded that humans are the main reason for most species' declines." 11-04
- Sea Gypsies Rebuild (CBS News)
"Thailand's Moken tribe — a small community of fishermen whose elders ordered a hilltop evacuation just before the tsunami hit — is rebuilding on a nearby beach. The Moken believe their old home is cursed because they mistakenly left behind a handicapped boy."
"The boy was the only tribe member to die in the waves, which killed more than 157,000 across southern Asia and 5,300 in Thailand." 1-05
- -11-02-05 Report: CIA Uses Secret Prisons (CBS News)
"The CIA has been hiding and interrogating some of its most important al Qaeda captives at a Soviet-era compound in Eastern Europe, according to U.S. and foreign officials familiar with the arrangement, the Washington Post reported."
"The secret facility is part of a covert prison system set up by the CIA nearly four years ago that at various times has included sites in eight countries, including Thailand, Afghanistan and several democracies in Eastern Europe, as well as a small center at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, according to current and former intelligence officials and diplomats from three continents, the paper said Tuesday on its Web site."
"The hidden global internment network is a central element in the CIA's unconventional war on terrorism, the Post said. It depends on the cooperation of foreign intelligence services, and on keeping even basic information about the system secret from the public, foreign officials and nearly all members of Congress charged with overseeing the CIA's covert actions." 11-05
- How Young Is too Young to Be a Fighter? (ABC News)
"As young girls and boys wildly kick and punch each other in rural rings across Thailand, spectators (farmers, trainers, families, friends) place their bets. Each child stands to change his or her family's fortune with a winning blow." 10-07
- Bats (A-Z Animals)
"Bats are found all around the world and there are hundreds of different species of bat, living in caves and forests, particularly in the Southern Hemisphere. The bumblebee bat found in the jungle of Thailand, is the smallest mammal in the world and weighs less than a penny!" 01-09
- Binturong (A-Z Animals)
"The binturong is also commonly called the Asian bearcat. The binturong is native to the jungles of southeast Asia and is commonly found in countries such as Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia."
"The binturong is a very vocal animal and the binturongs sounds can travel a long way through the thick jungles. The binturong is known to make chuckling sounds when the binturong seems to be happy and the binturong appears utter a high-pitched wail if the binturong seems to be annoyed." 01-09