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As the only country in Southeast Asia to escape colonialism, Thailand has preserved a distinctive culture. Since 2014, the new government has placed an emphasis on social prosperity and integration. It wants to base Thailand's national identity on a strong Buddhist culture. To this end, it promotes "Thai values". Education and science diplomacy are a crucial factor in Thailand's foreign cultural policy. It aims to realise the Thailand 4.0 vision, achieve national strategy of becoming a high-income country by 2037 and promote international cooperation. Regional cooperation and exchange with ASEAN countries is also a high priority for Thailand.



Year of publication: 2023
Author: Yuqing Yang
Type of publication: Studies and inputs
Topic: Fundamentals in Cultural Relations and Education Policy, International Cultural Relations
Edition: 1
Pages: 22
Series: The External Cultural Policy Monitor
Art. No.: 8044