Thailand is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Burma. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast and Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea to the southwest.

Miss Philippines Universe Ariella Arida Having a Good Time With Other Asian Beauties

The ultimate fashion competition, Miss Universe 2013 is days away from today, but contestants are not letting the pressure get on them. Miss Philippines Ariella Arida was seen having a great time with fellow Asian contestants like Miss Myanmar Moe Set Wine, Miss Thailand Chalita Yaemwannang, Miss Vietnam Truong Thi May and Miss China PR Jin Ye.

Miss Universe 2013: Which Contestant Has The Best Bikini Body - Check Out Here [SEE PHOTOS]

Unlike Miss World 2013, where there was no swimsuit round, Miss Universe 2013 is different. The country is Moscow and it is more open and broad minded and allows the contestants the freedom to dress in whatever way they like. Not everyone is so daring to pose in a bikini as it takes a perfect body shape, an appropriate figure and oodles of attitude. And the current Miss Universe contestants have ample of that.

SEE Exclusive Pictures of Bikini-Clad Rihanna As She Holidays In Thailand [PHOTOS]

Rihanna not only has a fabulous beach body but she also is a typical beach girl. She loves water, the sand, sun, hat and does not shy away from showing her bikini clad body at any chance she gets. The "Diamonds" singer vacationed in Thailand over the weekend and posted pictures of herself in tiny bikinis and hats on her Instagram page.

Forbes Most Powerful Women of 2012: From Lady Gaga to Beyonce [PHOTOS]

Women are proving that they “Run the World.” With the latest list of Forbes’ Most powerful women, a few names who made it to the list may not be so surprising while others raise a few eyebrows. So who among Hollywood’s hottest women made it to the controversial list of Forbes Most Powerful Women of 2012?

Lovebirds Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes Spotted in Bangkok

The gorgeous couple was inseparable after meeting on the set of their movie "The Place Beyond The Pines." This time, it was Eva Mendes' turn to be the dutiful partner when she visited her beau, Ryan Gosling, in Bangkok while he shoots his new film.

PHOTOS:India Celebrates Its 63rd Republic Day

The 63rd Republic Day was celebrated in India. India is a country known for its diversity, colour and vibrant and here are billions of people with so many languages, religions, customs and traditions.