religion is Buddhism, practiced by more than 90 percent of all Thais.
The remainder of the population adheres to Muslim, Christian, Hindu
and other faiths all of that are allowed full freedom of expression.
Buddhism continues to cast a strong influence on daily life.
Spoken and written
Thai remain largely incomprehensible to the casual visitor. However,
English is widely understood, particularly in Bangkok where it is
almost the major commercial language. English and other European
languages are spoken in most hotels, shops and restaurants, in major
tourist destinations, and Thai-English road and street signs are