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Thailand's History

... entire Indochina Peninsula. Contradictory as it may seem, however, recent archaeological discoveries around the northeast hamlet of Ban Chiang suggest that the world's oldest Bronze Age civilization was flourishing in Thailand some 5,000 years ago. Sukhothai Period (1238-1438) Sukhothai was the first Thai kingdom. It was founded in 1238 by two Thai governors, Khun Bang Klang Thao (Sri Inthrathit) and Khun Pha Muang who rebelled against the Khmers; and gave independence to the region. Sukhothai period ...

2012.12.18-19 Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary General of the UNCTAD won Grand Prize of the 1st Asia Cosmopolitan Awards

... Ambassador also paid a courtesy on Mr. Shogo Arai, Governor of Nara Prefecture on 19 December 2012. Both sides discussed on the prospect of cooperation between Thailand and Nara Prefecture in particular, the cultural promotion between Nara Prefecture and Sukhothai Province.   On 18-19 December 2012, H.E. Ambassador Thanatip Upatising and his spouse, together with Mr. Manopchai Vongphakdi, Consul-General in Osaka, attended the 1st Asia Cosmopolitan Awards Ceremony in Nara Prefecture. The Award is established ...

2013.11.10 Minister joined Kawagoe International Exchange Festa 2013

... Exchange Festa 2013 held by Kawagoe City at Rengenji Temple, Saitama Prefecture.  The Minister also gave a speech at the opening ceremony.  Food stalls by international volunteers as well as traditional performances were provided.  Thailand showed Sukhothai Dance to the audience. In the afternoon, international parade joined by international volunteers from, for examples, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, China, Bolivia, Brazil, Mongolia, and Romania.  Approximately 80 Thai residents ...

The Ambassador visited Okinawa

... Mr. Mikiko Shiroma, Mayor of Naha City and Mr. Denijiro Ishimine, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in Naha. On this occasion, both sides exchanged views and opinions on the cooperation between Thailand and Japan, which began in the Ryukyu period (Sukhothai period) and which has continued to this day. In addition, both sides agreed to cooperate in every way. Particularly, in trade, investment and tourism. On the evening of the same day, the Ambassador participated in the Awamori Night at the ANA ...

Team Thailand Jointly Promoted Thai Mangosteen in Japan

... Thailand to Japan, highlighted that this new policy will give Japanese consumers the opportunity to taste very fresh Thai mangosteen. The Ambassador also stated that mangosteen is, in fact, a symbol of the relationship between Thailand and Japan. In the Sukhothai period, Japan had imported "Mangosteen-shaped incense bowl", a Sangkhalok ceramic ware from Thailand, which is still being used today in Japanese tea ceremonies.

Art of the Loom: the Future of Sustainable Fashion

... women-led initiatives. In fact, they empower women to be the decision makers and breadwinners for their families. Income generated by these enterprises goes back directly to improving education and healthcare of community members.   Ban Hat Siew in Sukhothai province, Northern Thailand: a Tai Phuan woman meticulously patterning a “Pha Sinh Teen Chok,” a kind of sarong for ceremonial use. Credit: takemetour website: ...
Thai silk
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