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Scholarly E-Journals and Resources
- Ancient Art in Thailand
This pathfinder serves as a guide to help you to source for information on ancient art and architecture in Thailand available at National Library Board libraries as well as on the Internet.
- Answers.com: Thailand
Several encyclopedic articles regarding Thailand with information regarding different aspects of the country.
- Digital Library: A Transition for Academic Libraries in Thailand
This paper addresses an overview of the Thai library systems, the academic libraries in particular and chronological background information of digital libraries initiatives that have been implemented in Thailand. Some examples are illustrated.
- The impact of group lending in Northeast Thailand
Journal of Development Economics, Volume 60, Issue 1, October 1999, Pages 105-141 Brett E. Coleman (Available only to NIU faculty, staff and students)
- Thai Buddhism
A comprehensive On-line course on Thai Buddhism
- Thailand Law Forum Comprehensive
site regarding Thai laws including full text articles and journals available for download.
- Bangkok Post
Offers daily news from Thailand
- Business Day
Thailand's first international business daily newspaper; provides business news from Thailand and Southeast Asia
- Chiangmai and Chiangrai Magazine
An online magazine that offers information on the numerous attractions of Chiangrai Province
News briefs on Thailand, in English. Includes headlines, politics, economics, business, agriculture, social issues, and youth.
- The Nation
Provides news on Thailand in English
- Pattaya Mail
Pattaya's first English language newspaper; provides local news
- Phuket Gazette
Online daily English newspaper for Phuket, Thailand
- Thai Daily News Online
Features daily news in Thai
- Thai Rath
News, in Thai
- The Asia Foundation: Constitutional Reform and Democracy in Thailand -- A National Survey of the Thai
This site offers basic information on the geography, history, people, economy, politics, languages, education, religions, literature, arts, food, customs, celebrations, transportation, and wildlife of Thailand. Includes a page on Bangkok.
- CIA World Factbook: Thailand
Provides a quick overview and statistics on the country of Thailand regarding its people, geography and economy
- Columbia Encyclopedia: Thailand
Provides facts about the country of Thailand
- Dammathai, Buddhism
Provides information about Buddhism as practiced in Thailand
- Ethnologue: Languages of Thailand
Overview of basic linguistic facts about 74 languages spoken in Thailand.
- Executive Planet Business Culture Guide
This website offers helpful tips on business culture, social customs, proper attire, gift giving, and restaurant etiquette.
- Karen Webpage
Provides information about the Sgaw Karen of Northern Thailand
- Palace of Art
Website for The Palace of Art, an antique art gallery specializing in Thai, Burmese & Cambodian fine art and dÃ©cor objects
- Population Reference Bureau's Data Finder: Thailand
Statistical data on population trends, health, education, employment, and environment. Most data included. Click on "Thailand" on the drop-down menu on the home page.
- SEAsite Thailand - Northern Illinois University
This site provides information on Thai studies and includes linguistic and cultural resources.
- Thai Index
Links to Thai businesses
- Thailand: The Big Picture (Directories of Thailand)
Offers information on Thailand and presents links to media archives and national directories of information servers registered under the domain .TH
- Thaipro.com: Thailand Search Engine
A commercial search engine that links to English sites about Thai-related topics
- WWW Virtual Library Thailand
Offers general facts about the country of Thailand (country profile, economy, education, health care, etc.).
Government and Politics
- Library of Congress: Country Studies: Thailand
Provides background information (physical environment, history, society, economy, government, and the military) on the country of Thailand
- Golden Jubilee Network
Created by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, this site commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the King of Thailand's reign. Includes biographies of both King and Princess, as well as descriptions of the King's projects, including travel to the provinces to meet with villagers, rural development to promote self-sufficiency, land and water management projects, improvements to agricultural technology, environmental preservation, public health, and the promotion of amicable international relations.
- Governments on the WWW: Thailand
Lists government structure of Thailand and links to different national institutions and political parties
- Political Resources on the Net - Thailand
Lists political party and governmental sites of Thailand
- Thai Parliament
Provides information about the Thai National Assembly, the library of Parliament, Thailand's political parties, and links to other political and government websites
- The Asia Foundation: Constitutional Reform and Democracy in Thailand -- A National Survey of the Thai People
Travel and Tourism
- Lonely Planet: Thailand
Provides information about Thai culture and people, especially valuable for travel to Thailand
- Tourism Authority of Thailand
Presents Thailand's tourism statistics
Universities, Organizations, and Institutions
- Bank of Thailand
Official website of the Bank of Thailand, which offers information on Thai finances, economy and current exchange rates
- AIT Library (Asian Institute of Technology)
Site for AIT's library, which provides links to e-sources, the online catalog, services and other information centers
- Chiang Mai University Library
Website for the university library. Provides links to journals and online databases.
- Chulalinet Catalog Databases
Provides information on the academic resources of Chulalongkorn University; allows for book, periodical, thesis and journal searches
- Karenni Student Union
An ethnic-minority people displaced from Burma, the Karenni live as refugees in Thailand. This student union assists Karenni students in completing their studies, so they can master the skills they need to serve their community now and when the Karenni return to Burma.
- Mahidol University, Library and Information Center, Digital Library
Portal to Mahidol University's library; links to electronic resources, book recommendations, a journal list, the library catalog, user guides, request forms
- Ministry of Education
Provides information on education-related issues in Thailand
- Thammasat University Libraries
Website for the Thammasat Library system, a group of academic libraries serving the needs of University's students, staff and faculty
- Stock Exchange of Thailand
The official website of the stock exchange of Thailand, which provides information on the country's capital market
- UNICEF: At a Glance: Thailand
Overview of status of children; recent news on child welfare; statistics on children, families, women, child and maternal mortality, immunization, nutrition, disease prevention and treatment, access to clean water, sanitation, school attendance, literacy rates, child labor, and recovery efforts after natural disasters.
- National Statistics Office Thailand
Provides statistical data about the country of Thailand; includes latest released statistics on population and housing, labor force, business trade and services, etc.
- National Institute of Development and Administration (NIDA)
In Thai or English, this site provides information about NIDA, a graduate institute under the Commission of Higher Education. It lists NIDA's academic program, research activities, alumni, admission information.
- Royal Thai Embassy in Washington D.C.
Aims to provide comprehensive and accurate information about Thailand - her politics, economy, society and foreign affairs - as well as views and commentaries concerning the Royal Thai Government's positions on various issues.
- Thai Ministry of Education
This site describes the policies that govern education in Thailand, covering preschool through vocational schools and universities. Policy statements address teacher training, curriculum development, budgeting, home schooling, education for students with disabilities, and education for ethnic minorities. Home page opens in Thai, with a button offering English translation. -