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.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand... The death, a 86-year-old woman from the southern province of Songkhla, came after Thailand detected its first Omicron case last month that led to the reinstatement of its mandatory COVID-19 quarantine for foreign visitors.
Covid infections have been surging across Thailand after the New Year holiday and celebrations, and omicron cases now account for the majority of new infections detected upon entry and among local clusters. On Tuesday, Thailand reported 7,133 new cases ... Covid19 Thailand Thailand Tourism ... Thailand reopens Maya Bay after more than three years.
Those bringing pork products into the country from Thailand are to face a fine of at least NT$200,000 (US$7,229), after the country on Tuesday declared its first case of African swine fever... The heightened penalties also come after the bureau detected the virus on sausages sent from Thailand on Dec.
It also came days after Kasetsart University said its laboratory had last month found the disease in a dead pet pig https.//reut.rs/3naowjk, the first such report in Thailand... Thailand detects African swine fever in sample at slaughterhouse. Thailand detects African swine fever in sample at slaughterhouse.
Thailand reports more than 5,000 Omicron cases ... BANGKOK, Jan 10 -- Thailand has reported ... Meanwhile, Thailand plans to intensify its testing programme to detect COVID-19 cases in bid to stem Omicron cases in the kingdom, government spokesperson Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said.
10 (Xinhua) -- Thailand registered 7,926 COVID-19 cases and another 13 fatalities on Monday, according to ...Official data showed Omicron cases are now accounting for more than a third of the new infections and have been detected in 71 out of 77 provinces in Thailand.
The Health Ministry has raised Thailand's COVID-19 level to four, indicating that more stringent measures would be imposed, including closing high-risk venues—such as restaurants and other venues—and restricting public gatherings.
The change, from level three to level four (out of a maximum of five), comes after the strong increase in infections that reached 5,775 in the last 24 hours, almost 50 percent more than those detected a day earlier. “Thailand has entered a new wave ...
29 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's Ministry of Public Health said on Wednesday that the country has detected a total of 739 cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant to date, including 488 overseas arrivals and 251 local infections.