Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia, located at the centre of Indochinese Peninsula, spanning 513,120 square kilometres, with a population of almost 70 million.

The country 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

Tai peoples migrated from southwestern China to mainland Southeast Asia from the 11th century.

Thailand is a middle power in global affairs and a founding member of ASEAN, and ranks very high in the Human Development Index

Recent bracking news in Thailand, Gunman murders at least 37 in Thai nursery before killing wife, son & self.

Thirty-four people were killed in Thailand on Thursday in a mass shooting at a day-care centre by a former policeman

The victims of a mass shooting at a daycare centre in Thailand included children as young as 2 years old, a local police official said on Thursday.

About 30 children were at the centre when the gunman came in around lunchtime, district official Jidapa Boonsom told Reuters.

The man first shot four or five staff, including a teacher who was eight months pregnant, Jidapa said.

Earlier, police said a manhunt was underway for the shooter, and a government spokesman said the prime minister had alerted all agencies to catch the culprit.

In 2020, a soldier angry over a property deal gone sour killed at least 29 people and wounded 57 in a rampage that spanned four locations.