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.
This was primarily driven by increases in five Lower Mekong countries - Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam - which accounted for 71 per cent of total seizures ... Significant volumes of meth were trafficked through Laos to Thailand and Vietnam for both market distribution and trans-shipment.
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TTMSPV is the funding vehicle for the second phase of the TransThailand-Malaysia project (TTM Phase II), consisting of two gas pipelines between the Malaysia-Thailand JointDevelopmentArea and the city of Rayong in Thailand. TTM SPV is wholly owned by Trans Thai-Malaysia ...
TAIPEI • Trade-dependent Taiwan has made relatively good progress towards joining the revamped version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but it is awaiting clearer rules on membership, the island's chief trade negotiator said yesterday.