Essays Tagged: "Thailand"


bout bats.Bat Facts1. Did you know that the worlds smallest mammal is a Bumblebee bat that lives in Thailand. It weighs less than a penny!2. Vampire bats adopt orphan pups (the name for a baby bat) an ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Child Prostitution in Australia

rostitution is a very serious matter. It is not something which is happening only in places such as Thailand and the Netherlands, it is happening right here in Perth, and unfortunately its on the rise ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

The King of Thailand as a force of stability and political legitimacy

s face adorns the currency, and his portrait hangs in public places and private homes alike. Though Thailand has not been an absolute monarchy since 1932, the king wields great power over the populace ... le's response to his personal authority. So great is the public's respect for his power that one of Thailand's most outspoken intellectuals, Sulak Sivaraksa, was arrested in the early 1980s "for a pas ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The "Asian financial crisis", did not solely affect the countries of Asia but also had an impact on other world economies including the United States.

ed against the U.S. dollar, and interest rates on borrowed money sharply increased. Productivity in Thailand decreased, unemployment became high, and businesses went bankrupt causing the worst recessi ... d businesses went bankrupt causing the worst recession in Thai postwar history. Once the crisis hit Thailand, the prices for exports fell causing other Asian currencies to be devalued as well. In part ...

(9 pages) 378 2 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

To those who plan to go to Thailand..... Heed this true story.

ommended by her relative.It is through him that they discovered a shocking custom. In some parts of Thailand, when a girl first got her period, she is to rear a fish and feed it with the sanitary pads ... e man in the facewill he wake up from his trance. There is no other way out.The wife made a trip to Thailand to speak and plead with the family. They relented and the spell was lifted.Moral of the sto ...

(1 pages) 75 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Will Western pop culture destroy national culture in Thailand and Malaysia?

Will pop culture destroy national culture inMalaysia and Thailand?Pop culture can be seen as an after thought of Globalisation. As the world becomes more int ... the Asian region. It is a widespread fear amongst the older generations of places like Malaysia and Thailand that national culture will soon be forgotten with the 'Westernisation of the world'.In orde ... national culture of the 'East' it is necessary to look at the youth, the environment and tribes of Thailand and Malaysia.The YouthPop culture in Malaysia and Thailand is highly focused around the you ...

(8 pages) 130 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Vietnamese overseas workers in Taiwan.

aiwanese workers shifted away from heavy work, low pay menial jobs. As a result, foreign labor from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippine and Malaysia are welcomed in manufacturing, construction and other h ... higher than 36.00% of Japan and 23.96% of Korea.2. Vietnamese workers in TaiwanUnlike the neighbor Thailand, Vietnam workers arrived Taiwan rather late, not until October 1999 after an Agreement betw ...

(3 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The potential of exporting liquid soap from the UK into Thailand's market

e the possibility of introducing Simple liquid soap from United Kingdom (fifth largest exporter) to Thailand. Although, the general soap market in Thailand is declining but the liquid soap market is g ... o liquid soap. It is a new style of soap and Thai people seem to appreciate it. Also the weather in Thailand is hot so Thai people pay careful attention in selecting skincare products especially liqui ...

(14 pages) 205 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

AFTA and Malaysian Economic

the biggest automobile markets in the region. Before the beginning of the economic crisis in 1997, Thailand was the largest automotive market within the ten-nation ASEAN, followed by Indonesia, Malay ... tuation has changed in 1997 and 1998, where Malaysia became the largest vehicle market, followed by Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia. The automotive sector in Malaysia is assumed to be an engin ...

(14 pages) 138 2 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A study on Thailand's tourism industry

mpactOvercoming the problemsPage 8Conclusion and ReferencePage 9AppendicesPage 10Appendices (Map of Thailand and Photos)Page 11Appendices (Tourism Statistics 2002 n 2001)Page 12Appendices (Tourist Pro ... ices (Tourist Profile 2002)Page 13Appendices (Tourist Profile 2001)IntroductionGeographical LocationThailand is a melange of subtropical and temperate zones situated between 5 degrees and 21degrees fr ...

(9 pages) 149 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dunkin Donuts Longest Message to Mom

f its goods, services or ideas. Dunkin' Donuts began its "Longest Love Message to Moms" campaign in Thailand during the summer of 1999. Before the campaign, Dunkin' Donuts was already a market leader ... a good, service, or idea, a company must first analyze the market situation. The company recognized Thailand was family-oriented and that the Thai population was very devoted to the royal family. Dunk ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


tlanta, with local operations in over 200 countries around the world.However, Coca-Cola was sold in Thailand since years 1949. Coca-Cola is the cola beverage with the longest history in Thailand. Toda ... strong brand image as competition advantage.Well-known among the world's soft drink, especially in Thailand, and it also has big market share.Having unique selling points, communication and distribut ...

(10 pages) 120 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What was the overall marketing strategy for Dunkin Donut's "Longest Love Message to Moms" campaign? Which specific tactics (4 p's) were uses and how? What would you have done differently?

essentially be connected with family principles, and they surely aren't related to Mother's Day. In Thailand, though, Dunkin' Donut's established a way to connect their merchandise with just these thi ... ns. During the summer of 1999, Dunkin' Donut's did just this.The key contrast between the market in Thailand and that in America remains within the customers perception of the product: in America, the ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Internationalisation opportunities for the Hong Leong Group: The case of the Telecommunication sector in Thailand.

1. The reasons for choosing Thailand. Pro&Cons of being located within this specific regionThis report will focus on the Tel ... being located within this specific regionThis report will focus on the Telecommunication sector in Thailand because privatisation of state-owned companies is liberalising the telecommunication sector ... of state-owned companies is liberalising the telecommunication sector. Another reason for choosing Thailand, over other countries in the South East Asia region, is that political uncertainties are av ...

(14 pages) 130 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Thailand - UHT Flavored Milk

The amount of milk consumed in Thailand, has trebled since 1987. (Anonymous, 1993, p73) The Thai government has increasingly encour ... to select a joint venture, providing flavored milk, as there presently is limited flavored milk in Thailand, thus indicating to us that this would be a good opportunity for this product. With the rig ... the right marketing strategy, it's highly likely that we could dominate the flavored milk market in Thailand.Australian dairy product exporters have significant opportunities within Thailand, which is ...

(13 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


SOCIOCULTURALA unified Thai Kingdom was in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southwest Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bl ... less revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy. In alliance with Japan during World War2, Thailand ally following the conflict.GEOGRAPHYClimate: Tropical; rainy, warm, cloudy southwest monso ...

(9 pages) 154 0 4.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The competitive of Malaysia versus Thailand in terms of attracting FDI.

the multinational corporations' (MNCs) relocation of their regional headquarters from Singapore or Thailand to Malaysia, such as Taiwan-based global shipping firm Evergreen Shipping that recently tra ... m Evergreen Shipping that recently transferred its shipping base.The competitive of Malaysia versus Thailand in terms of attracting foreign direct investment is clear.Pro-Business Policy: Malaysia's m ...

(3 pages) 58 1 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics


IntroductionLocated amidst a booming region, Thailand boasts one of the fastest growingEconomies in Southeast Asia. Known as the "Land of Smiles, ... abundance of good fortune as both domestic and foreign businessesrush to invest. From 1988 to 1994, Thailand's Gross Domestic Product (GDP)grew at an average rate of 10%, and Thailand hopes to maintai ... rate of 10%, and Thailand hopes to maintain a similarlevel of growth into the twenty-first century. Thailand has transformed froma traditionally agrarian economy to one focused on capital-intensiveman ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.6 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Advantages and Disadvantages Working and Living In the City and Countryside

At the moment I am at College in Saraburi of Thailand, which is a cross between atown and the countryside. Coming from an industrial town, it is ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Avon Financial Crisis

ak currency exchange.The Asian financial crisis was a financial crisis that started in July 1997 in Thailand, and affected currencies, stock markets, and other asset prices of several Asian countries. ... commonly referred to as the Asian currency crisis or as the IMF crisis. Indonesia, South Korea and Thailand were the countries most affected by the crisis. So, how prepared is Avon now for another cu ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics