The Island of Crocodiles – TIMOR-LESTE
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The Island of Crocodiles – TIMOR-LESTE

By Ms. Elisa Maria Da Silva, Chargé d’affaires (A.I.) of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the Kingdom of Thailand A Southeast Asian nation occupying half the island of Timor, Timor-Leste, or East Timor is ringed by coral reefs teeming with marine life. It is bounded by the Timor Sea to the southeast, the Wetar Strait to the north, the Ombai Strait to the northwest, and western Timor (part of the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara) to the southwest Timor-Leste shares land border with Indonesia and maritime border with Australia. Unilaterally, Timor-Leste declared its I

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The Land of Wonders – Zimbabwe
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The Land of Wonders – Zimbabwe

By His Excellency Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Former Member of Parliament, Royal Thai Government Located in South East Africa, separated from Zambia by the Zambezi River, Zimbabwe shares border with South Africa in the south, Mozambique in the east, and Botswana in the west. Gifted with many natural wonders and diverse landscapes, varied wildlife and high-quality safari destinations, unique heritage, history and museums, it is one of the most attractive travel destinations of the world Zimbabwe is considered an attractive destina

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The Land of Pristine Beauty – Indonesia
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The Land of Pristine Beauty – Indonesia

By His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Rusdi, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Kingdom of Thailand Spread across 17,000 Indonesian islands scattered between the Asian mainland and Australia, the archipelago has more than its share of natural wonders and curious wildlife. One of the world’s major emerging economies, Indonesia is highly diverse, with more than 300 local languages Amidst uncertain global economic situation and other current challenges, the tourism industry is expected to become one of promising sectors to give significant contribution to Indonesia’s positive outlook

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The Sunny Side of Life! – Maldives
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The Sunny Side of Life! – Maldives

By His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Jinah, Ambassador of the Republic of Maldives to the Kingdom of Thailand The Maldives is an archipelago with more than a thousand coral islands scattered in the middle of the Indian Ocean. These coral islands with their white sandy beaches are encircled by its crystalclear waters, turquoise blue lagoons and vibrant reefs surrounded by the magnificent ocean Here, sun, sea and sand with spectacular underwater life stretching out miles position across the equator. Maldives is popularly known to travelers as paradise on earth. STAYING IN THE MALDIVES The

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The Rising Country of the Southeast Asia – Cambodia
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The Rising Country of the Southeast Asia – Cambodia

By His Excellency Mr. Ouk Sorphorn, Ambassador of Kingdom of Cambodia to the Kingdom of Thailand Officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia, Cambodia is a pearl of the Mekong River and a country that is located in the centre of and as the cradle of the culture of the Indo-China peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is 181,035 square kilometres in the total area, bordered by Thailand to the Northwest, Loas to the Northeast, Vietnam to the East, and the Gulf of Thailand to the Southwest The sovereign state of Cambodia has a population of over 15 million citizens, of which 90% belong to the Khm

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The Land of Breathtaking Beauty – Austria
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The Land of Breathtaking Beauty – Austria

By Dr. Eva Hager, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Kingdom of Thailand A country that is as well known for its scenic beauty as it is for its cultural activities, Austria is situated in the Alps. It is not only a very popular place with skiers and hikers, but it is also a country that gave the world an important musical heritage, ranging from the classical composer Mozart to the Strauss waltzes and the Von Trapp family In 1869, the two imperial and royal navy frigates “Danube” and “Archduke Friedrich” reached the shores of Bangkok after a journey of 6 months. They we

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The Land of Tolerance, Dialogue and Openness – Morocco
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The Land of Tolerance, Dialogue and Openness – Morocco

By His Excellency Mr. Abdelilah EL HOUSNI, Ambassador of His Majesty the King of Morocco to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar At a crossroads of the African and the European continents, the Kingdom of Morocco has been, for centuries, a meeting point for the arabo-islamic culture and civilisation as well as a land of tolerance, dialogue and openness With an area of 710,850 square kms, bordered by 3,500 kilometres of coastline and crossed by various mountain ranges, Morocco is characterised by an incredible diversity of people and landscapes. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the

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Make in India, Chartering the growth trajectory
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Make in India, Chartering the growth trajectory

When Narendra Modi made a historic ‘Make in India’ speech on Independence Day last year, we got to know that the man means business; and a few months later, he exhibited his grit by launching the initiative with much fanfare in the presence of business stalwarts like Mukesh Ambani, Cyrus Mistry, Kumar Mangalam Birla and Azim Premji. It is indeed India’s most ambitious plan to boost manufacturing in the country till date. Besides, building an infrastructural strength the initiative also has fashioned a digital network to make India a global hub for manufacturing of goods like cars, softwa

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John Nash
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John Nash

When a kid received a ‘B’ grade in the arithmetic class of fourth standard, the teacher shared with his mother that the kid couldn’t do his work well, and was socially awkward and immature. His mother declared that he is unconventional and finds his own way to solve problems. The kid grew up and in his Master’s degree program, when fellow students found him dull and reclusive, his Professor of Mathematics, Richard Duffin, declared that “This man is a genius”. After joining Princeton University, this man sought an interview with Albert Einstein to explain the errors in the general

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NOIDA on a development spree
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NOIDA on a development spree

NOIDA is witnessing a laudable change in its entire urban eco-system under the leadership of Rama Raman, the Chairman and CEO of NOIDA Authority. It is shaping up into a world-class Smart City with state-of-the-art facilities and sound social, economic and institutional infrastructure. The city is spread over 20,316 hectare, a pollution-free zone and constitute an ideal industrial township equipped with non-stop power supply, clean water, a green cover and splendid residential complexes. It is one of the largest industrial townships of Asia located at the intersection of the Western and Easter

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