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    located in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, it is just a three-hour drive from Bangkok. The park also covers parts of the provinces of Nakhon Nayok, Prachinburi, and Saraburi (also sometimes spelt as Salaburi). The main entrance is close to Nakhon Ratchasima’s town of Pak Chong. The first national park to be established in the country, it take its name from the area’s main mountain – Khao Yai (Big Mountain). Popular with locals and international tourists alike, it is home to an abundance of wildlife as well as offering great views and plenty of opportunities…

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    Thailand Situation Analysis

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    Geographic Areas: The population is mostly rural, concentrated in the rice growing areas of the central, northeastern, and northern regions. However, as Thailand continues to industrialize, its urban population - 31.1% of total population, principally in the Bangkok area is continually growing. iv. Migration rates and patterns: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 populations (2006 EST.) v. Ethnic groups: Thai 75%, Chinese 14%, other 11% III. ECONOMIC STATISTICS AND ACTIVITY: 1 Thai Baht = 0.0273059164…

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    Bangkok Case Study

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    Bangkok is the capital and famous city of Thailand that welcomes possibly 18.24 million travelers in 2015 which it is the second most visited city of the world, according to the MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index. This statistic can comply with the Bangkok Post which Karan Khanijou reports that Bangkok remains “Thailand’s most popular hotel investment destination due to its position as one of the most visited cities in the world, attracting both leisure and corporate travelers all year…

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    The Secrets of Bangkok: Top Must See, Do and Taste Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and its biggest city, fascinates travelers with its splendid palaces, colorful and vibrant floating markets, authentic canals, majestic temples and shrines, and, of course, with its delicious food. Bangkok, widely known as “The City of Angels” is so same and so different at the same time. It welcomes visitors with its hot and wet climate, many colors, smells and sounds – a good cocktail that makes you feel like…

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    Exploring the land model project The Bangkok research expedition is an amazing example of doing ethnographic research. There are several principles that can be drawn from their examples. 1) The project is well organized. In order to yield the best result, the team has been trained to meet the needs. It can be seen on the training schedule table (133). The foundations, team building, research skills and cross-cultural immersion paved the solid foundations for the future field work. 2) Spiritual…

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    In The Intimate Economies of Bangkok, Wilson establishes the existence of capitalism in the local markets before diving into the expansion of globalism; pointing out merchant capitalism which existed within its intimate economy well before the tourism industry boom. Merchant capitalism sought to create business through merchant trade which would create and reinvest profit and possibly employ wage labor; larger, more modern cultures such as the U.S., China and European nations embraced an…

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    Through Ara Wilson’s detailing of her exploration of Bangkok in her ethnography “The Intimate Economies of Bangkok”, I was able to become an observer of the meshing of the native culture that already existed in Bangkok with the Western culture that has been spreading into the nation for many years. Typically the concept of cultural homogenization discusses an extremely skewed power dynamic in which one regional culture (typically one that exists in countries that have been classified as…

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    In Bangkok, Thailand, I faced several prejudices mostly because I was poor. Back in my country, the families had to pay for their children’s education. So those that born into the families of doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, politician, and other high paying occupation get to go to the “fancy” school. Growing up in a family of single mom who sell insurance and second hand clothing for a living did not help me much in school. No money mean no future in Thailand. One cannot be successful in life…

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    Full Moon Festival Essay

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    the beach to the main points in Phuket. It’s not advisable to drive yourself as there are police checks checking for drink drivers on most roads. The main party starts at 21:00 but the music unofficially starts at 16:00 and some guests go early to watch sunset. Paradise beach has parties almost every weekend, so if you miss the Full Moon Festival you can visit paradise beach for the Half Moon Festival, a foam party or just during the daytime. Address: Muen-Ngern Road, Tambon Patong, Amphoe…

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    gap connects to the economics setting. The richest 1% of people in Thailand own 58% of the nations wealth. The gap between the rich and poor has been increasing each year. Education is hard to come by for low-income families making it difficult to get a higher paying job. Banks are strict when giving out loans making it hard for people to start their own business. The richest 1% does not put a lot of money back into the economy. Companies are not giving workers a chance to move up in the…

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