Thailand and it's Economy
Thailand and It's economy is very strong with the support of a well-developed infrastructure, free enterprise, and thriving export industries. Industrial and agricultural exports have created and developed the economy to where it is today. With Thailand attracting 2.5 million migrant workers from other countries unemployement is not an issue due to the agricultural needs. Thailand economy is a well developed and very strong.
Per Capita: $14,400
Work Force: 39.4
Inflation rate: 2.1%
Exports: $232 billion
Entertainment: Holidays and Festivals
The Songkran Festival
This is their traditional New Year when they can enjoy their holidays to the full with no economic hindrance. Songkran is a fixable feast on the solar calender. It begins on the 13th April and ends on the 15th April, but occasionally in certain years on the 16th April. They also enjoy a traditional water pouring. This tradition has been amped up to the extreme in the past decade making a water pouring into a country wide water fight.
In Thailand on May 5th the people celebrate the coronation of the present King Bhumipol, Rama IX. Tributes are often paid at shrines and portraits of His Majesty are displayed throughout towns.
ASALAHA BUCHA DAY
This event occurs in mid-July before the start of Buddhist Lent. Many young men who are about to become monks hold parties on this day. This is to celebrate there accomplishments and there bright future ahead
The Songkran Festival
red color symbolizes the nation and the blood of life
white represents religion and the purity of Buddhism
blue stands for the monarchy
Thailand. They are very diverse when it comes to there food selections and festivals put on throughout the year. There government is a common system almost identical to that of the United Kingdom. There economy is very stable and well contained. They are a normal country with there own holidays and entertainment. Temples are what set them apart from the vast majority of the Asian culture. With a large amount of temples everywhere there Buddhism makes there country and unites it. Thailand is an average country with diversity in the depths on every street they own.
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