A place that is gentle and soft like a girl, that is beautiful like a piece of painting, it is the city of Menam
, the jungle of Wat, a place named Krung Thep by the Siamese, a well-known city named Bangkok among the foreigners.
In 1683 French priest Nicolas Gervaise, went to Siam and reported on the Menam
or Chao Phraya river:
The Siam Commercial Bank, Ltd., has purchased a piece of land on the banks of the Menam
Chow Phya and adjoining the Harbour Department; they have caused a handsome and decorative building to be erected thereon for the purpose of carrying on their increased banking business of which they now hold one of the biggest shares of all the Banks, (quoted in Porphant 1999, p.
Headquartered in Dubai, Shelf Drilling has rig operations in 12 countries across four core operating regions -- Southeast Asia, India, West Africa and MENAM
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Among the wide range of ambitious presentations is the thematic installation "Armory Focus: Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean (MENAM
)," curated by Omar Kholeif, who selected 16 galleries, three of which are ystanbul's Galeri NON, Galerist and Pi Artworks.
Today, the jobs the Drummoyne 'girls' once performed on the shores of Iron Cove are done by fresh generations of super-exploited women on the banks of the Ganges, the Mekong, the Yangtze and the Menam
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Another ADIB client, Hana Abdul Menam
, won the AED 500,000 prize while 10 other winners won AED 10,000 each.
PT Alam Lestari Unggul, is a welding electrode manufacturer, getting the stainless steel supply mostly from Menam
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One of the least-well-recorded areas of Southeast Asia during this period is the Menam
valley, but we can identify the emergence of several polities at this time.
The British and French willingness to keep Thailand as a buffer between them was finally accepted in a modus vivendi in 1896, when the two powers guaranteed the integrity and neutrality of the Menam
basin (the central plain of the Chao Phyra River that forms Thailand's core).