Traditionally and historically, the elephant has had a long association with Thailand and Thai people. Despite having protection in Thailand, elephant populations are vastly declining over the past 100 years due to many factors such as habitat deconstruction, poaching, climate change etc. Nowadays, there are only around 3,000-4,000 elephants remaining in Thailand and most of them are being held in captivity. 

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Los Angeles and New York Offices are lending their support to the filming of Ocean Mysteries, a television show from US broadcasting corporation ABC, as they come to shoot a documentary about Thailand’s environmental conservation and marine environments during February and March this year. 

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A total of 800 Muay Thai fighters from 60 countries have registered to attend the 11th Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony, scheduled to take place on 17 March, 2015, as part of the Nai Khanomtom Day, which will be held from 15-20 March at Wat Chula Mani, Wat Maha That and Wat Langkhakhao in the Ayutthaya Historical Park as well as at the Ayutthaya Provincial Sports Stadium in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, about an hour’s drive north of Bangkok. 

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Each building has a certain characteristic that differentiates it from the other buildings, and the Robot Building, located in the Sathorn business district of Bangkok , Thailand, is one of the most unique.

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Thai desserts are well known for their taste sensations which are as impressive as their appearance. Their appealing looks reflect the nature of the Thais who are neat and meticulous. Desserts have been among the favourites of the Thais for hundreds of years. Several kinds of them were mentioned in valuable works of Thai literature.

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Maka Bucha is a national Holiday in Thailand. The date depends on Lunar cycle. The holiday may also be known as Magha Puja. On this day, the full moon of the third lunar month; seven months after Buddha began his teachings, 1,250 monks gathered to hear Buddha preach. Buddha ordained these monks and spread the principles of Buddhism. This marked a key event in the development of the religion.

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The history of Chiang Mai can be traced to the reign of King Mengrai (1259-1317) who established the Kingdom of Lanna in the northern region. In 1296 the King cooperated with King Ramkhamhaeng of Sukhothai and King Ngam Muang of Phayao to choose an appropriate site for founding the capital of Lanna. The present location of Chiang Mai was selected. It took about 4 months to complete the building task. That's how Chiang Mai became the capital of Lanna.

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On 25 February 2015, the Muay Thai Mexico-Tailandia (MTMT) association introduced itself to the Mexican boxing community by holding an Inaugural Reception at the Royal Thai Embassy, Mexico City. The reception was hosted by MTMT with support from The Royal Thai Embassy, the World Boxing Council (WBC), and WBC Muay Thai.

             

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Thailand is located at the meeting point of the two great cultural systems of Asia, Chinese and Indian. In everyday life, Chinese culture has mixed very well with the Thai, whereas in Thai court culture, which has been based mainly on Buddhism and Brahmanism, India has exerted a strong influence. Thai culture can be divided into 3 aspects: linguistic culture, court culture, and traditional culture.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched yet another remarkable online contest designed to further grow exposure of the kingdom’s “Thainess” niche-market products across the global social media networks. Participants are eligible to win a FREE one-month stay in Thailand as well as a range of FREE short-stay holidays, including a top prize of a luxury package. 

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The Mall Group is making Thai retail history with the launch of its “The EM District” in the heart of Sukhumvit that comprises three world-class projects –  “The Emporium, The EmQuartier, and The EmSphere.”

 

The EM District will re-define Bangkok and provide Sukhumvit with a commercial hub, hip-hotel, premium office, luxury residence and world class entertainment complex. The project will be ready to serve the increasing demand from the full implementation of ASEAN Economic Community in 2015.

 

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Four of the Top Ten beaches in Asia are in Thailand, including two in Phuket and two in Krabi, according to a viewership-rated Travellers Choice listing compiled by the popular global travel website TripAdvisor.

 

Phuket’s Nai Harn beach is at the third spot with Railay Beach (Krabi), Kata Noi Beach (Phuket), and Phra Nang Beach (Krabi) coming in respectively at the 7th, 8th and 9th place.

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February 19 will mark the start of Chinese New Year, a day for friends and family to celebrate together and a season to strive for increased prosperity in the forthcoming year. It is the most important festival of the year and is filled with cultural meaning and social significance for the Chinese that equals the importance Thais place on the Songkran festival.

 

This year, stay at Chatrium Hotels & Residences in Bangkok and capture the experience of a lifetime by exploring the spirit of Chinese New Year. The hotel has prepared attractive and exhilarating experiences for all families to enjoy the Chinese New Year season hallmarked by renowned cultural activities and authentic seasonal dining places in Town.

 

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Thailand Embassy in Mexico

Adress: Paseo de las Palmas No.1610 Lomas de Chapultepec México D.F. 11000
Email: thaimex@prodigy.net.mx
Phone: (+52-55) 5540 4551, 5540 a 4529
Fax: (52-55) 5540 - 4817

 

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