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  • Tom 9:55 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , aiming, , , , Great Britain, , , Spas, , , , Tourism entrepreneurs, tourism event, , Travel Market, , World Travel Market   

    Thai tourism entrepreneurs to join World Travel Market 2009 

    More than 120 Tourism entrepreneurs will join the World Travel Market (WTM 2009) to present tourism products globally from 9 to 12 November 2009 at Excel Exhibition Center in London, Great Britain.

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) led by the Minister of Tourism and Sports, Chumpol Silpa-archa, Chairman of TAT Wichai Srikwan, Acting Governor of TAT Ms Pensuda Priaram, and the entourage from TAT and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports will invite more than 120 Thai tourism entrepreneurs from both private and public sectors to participate in the global tourism event, named “World Travel Market 2009 (WTM2009) during 9-12 November 2009 at Excel Exhibition Centre in London, Great Britain. (More …)

  • Tom 9:13 pm on September 11, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: 2nd World War, Allies, , Great Britain, , honorable, , , King Ananda Mahidol, , military, Movement, , , peace, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, , , , Seri Thai, , , , , , troops, , , ,   

    Thai Day of Peace, the Day against Wars 

    Seri Thai / Photo: sarakadee.com

    Seri Thai / Photo: sarakadee.com

    Thai Day of Peace is the day to commemorate the bravery of the Free Thai Movement Network or “Seri Thai” led by Thai political activist and intellect Pridi Banomyong during the 2nd World War.

    Earlier, Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram, then Prime Minister had signed an agreement with Japan and the Axis to make a war declaration against the US, the Great Britain, and the Allies on 25 January 1942. The Thai Government was obligated by the agreement to allow Japanese troops to march through the country and used military bases in Thailand to strike the Allies’ possessions in the region. Disagreeing with the Thai Government’s decisions, Mr Pridi built up the anti-Japanese underground Free Thai Movement Network in Thailand to establish contact with the Allies. The network secretly opposed the Thai Government under the leadership of Field Marshal Plaek and Japan’s movements in Thailand. (More …)

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