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Thailand's Phraya Nakhon Cave

Country Profile

The Kingdom of Thailand–favorably remembered by many as Siam - shares borders with Burma and Laos to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the east. To the south lie the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west the Andaman Sea. It is a constitutional democracy with upper and lower houses under overall governance of a monarch, and boasts a newly industrialized economy. A blend of Thai, Thai Chinese, Malay, Khmer and Hill Tribes are 95% Buddhist.

There are several distinct geographic regions, comprising a mountainous north, a central plateau, and a southern isthmus that widens out to form the Malay Peninsula. The climate is broadly tropical with regular summer monsoon rains from May to September. For the rest of the year it is generally dry, although the isthmus is invariably hot and humid.

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Philippines' Banaue Rice Terraces

Country Profile

The Republic of the Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands in the Western Pacific Ocean, of which some 2,000 are inhabited. Its neighbors include Taiwan to the north, Vietnam to the west, Borneo to the southeast, Indonesia to the south and Palau to the east. Its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire makes it prone to typhoons and earthquakes, and extremely wealthy in natural resources.

National Demographic

The people belong to several different Asian groups, and speak a variety of dialects. However the official languages are Filipino and English. The main settlements are along the coastline. Inland, the terrain is mountainous and covered with tropical forest. 80% of the population is Roman Catholic. The country is a constitutional republic under a presidential system, with separation of powers and a bicameral legislature.