Thailand #1760 (1997)

50 Years of ASEAN

August 8th each year is marked among several countries of Southeast Asia as ASEAN Day and this year, in particular, the celebrations are a bit grander than usual. This is the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. This is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten Southeast Asian states which promotes Pan-Asianism, intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, … Continue reading 50 Years of ASEAN

Thailand #TH-1059e (2015)

Thai National Children’s Day / วันเด็กแห่งชาติ

Thailand reserves the second Saturday in January each year to honor the Kingdom’s children and  gives them the opportunity to have fun and to create awareness about their significant role towards the development of the country, Established in October 1955, National Children’s Day (Wan Dek Haeng Chat — วันเด็กแห่งชาติ) was observed on the first Monday of October until 1964. The celebration was changed to January beginning in … Continue reading Thai National Children’s Day / วันเด็กแห่งชาติ