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, Jan 18 -- Thailand’s cabinet today has allocated 1.48 billion baht (100 baht = RM12.65) from the central budget to fund a programme that offers essential products ...Last week, the Bank of Thailand said the inflation has remained at between 1 to 3 per cent this year.
Thailand is also considered crypto friendly, with the Bank of Thailand (BoT) holding back from imposing an outright ban on cryptos ... According to , the Bank of Thailand is in the proof-of-concept stage for its Ithanon-LionRock CBDC ... According to the late December report, the Bank of Thailand will introduce crypto regulations soon.
The Bangkok PostThailand’s CryptoPlans for 2022. At the end of 2021, the Bank of Thailand (BoT) unveiled plans to implement strict rules on the cryptocurrency industry in 2022 as the interest in the asset class keeps increasing ... Prior to this, the central bank of Thailand urged local financial institutions to stay away from cryptocurrencies..
Thailand is one of the countries that proposes some taxation plans ...Following the Prime Minster’s instructions, the department has engaged the Bank of Thailand in a discussion ... In December, through the move Bank of Thailand mentioned its plan of drawing out measures for regulating crypto-related activities.
He has lived in Thailand since 2008 ... In addition, one of the largest banks in the Singapore region, DBSBank, is now operating a crypto trading desk. And recently, a majority stake in Thai cryptocurrency exchange Bitkub was amassed by SiamCommercial Bank (SCB), Thailand’s bank.
Today the BXM Operations AG their plans of purchasing one of the biggest and oldest banks in Germany, Bankhaus von der Heydt ... The interest also comes from the other way around as last November, a Thailand-based bank SiamCommercialBank a 51% stake in the biggest crypto exchange of Thailand Bitkub for almost $539,000.
Malaysia’s de-facto central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), said that it is “actively assessing” a CBDC study ... the bank said in an email response to ... Currently, at a nascent stage, CBDCs are gaining momentum with countries such as Thailand, where the central bank planned to test its retail CBDC for the public this year.
They doubled down on border restrictions ...Thailand ended programs that allowed tourists to enter without quarantine ... [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] ... International tourism is a major contributor to Thailand’s economy, which shrank by 6% in 2020, according to the WorldBank, and was estimated to increase by only 1% in 2021.
The partnership is driven by the likely “rapid growth” of Thailand’s digital infrastructure in the coming years, a letter to the Stock Exchange of Thailand noted ... Thailand’s CryptoPush ... In December, the Bank of Thailand had plans to create a cryptocurrency regulatory framework to minimize trading risks and enhance investor protection.
The deal, which values the firm at $104 million, is still subject to approval by the CentralBank of Myanmar, which is now controlled by the military junta ... The Ayeyarwaddy Farmers Development Bank (A Bank) – which is backed by Thailand’s Kasikorn Bank to develop digital services – is, by comparison, ranked 28th.