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Royal Patronage of a people and a culture

... traditional arts and crafts that best epitomizes her endeavors. Through encouraging and providing the means for the rural poor to revive old hadicrafts, the Queen shows a way for families to secure a source of valuable supplementary income while, at the same time, a fresh lease of life is given to time-honored crafts that may otherwise die out. The origins of Queen Sirikit’s specific involvement with indigenous handicrafts dates from the early 1970s, where a disastrous flood in Thailand’s northeast ...
07/08/2009

Thailand's Profile

... an earlier design that placed a white elephant (emblem of the absolute monarch) on a red background. Red represents nation. White evokes religion. Blue symbolizes the monarchy. Year The Buddhist year for 2001 is 2544 (add 543 to the Christian year) Time 2 hours lag behind Japan (7 hours advanced from Greenwich) Thai Currency Thailand's currency is the baht, which is divided into 100 satang. Copper coins are valued at 25 and 50 satang, and silver ones at 1, 5, and 10 baht. Bank notes are valued at ...
07/08/2009

Thailand's Monarchy

... Thai people. Known to many as the "working monarch", King Bhumibol travels the remote rural areas of the vast reaches of His country to develop more complete and first-hand understanding of the assets and hardships of His subjects. During His time on the throne, His Majesty has launched a multitude of development projects alleviating disease, promoting a better rural economy, and preserving and protecting Thailand's natural environment. A large number of projects result from His Majesty's ...
07/08/2009

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

... Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, and the US Ministry of Agriculture have taken special interest in vetiver operations. Disaster management Apart from development work for the well-being of his subjects, His Majesty‘s benevolence is also manifested in times of catastrophes. One noted incident was in 1962 when a typhoon struck twelve coastal provinces in Southern Thailand and caused extensive destruction to lives and properties. His Majesty was the first to promptly take action by making a nationwide ...
07/08/2009
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