In the 1970s, some Hong Kong men married women from Thailand living in a region of Hong Kong called Kowloon City. There was a large amount of women working in Thailand and they believed things would be better for them in Hong Kong. The number of Thais in Hong Kong has decreased more recently.
Most of the Thai workers in Hong Kong do domestic work but some Indonesians are taking their place as they are paid less. Some Thais in Hong Kong work as hairdressers and in banks while others have businesses such as restaurants.
Most Thais in Hong Kong are Buddhists and they have four temples here. They have festivals to celebrate their New Year from the thirteenth to the fifteenth of April. They splash water on each other which they believe gets rid of bad luck and makes things go well for them.
The Thai Regional Alliance helps Thai domestic workers. It helps to promote good relations in Hong Kong. It also helps the Thais there to get better work opportunities. This organization works with NGOs also.
The main language of the Thais in Hong Kong is Thai but Cantonese and English are used also.
* Scripture Prayers for the Thai, Central in China, Hong Kong.
* Pray that instead of believing in bad and good luck the Thais in Hong Kong will come to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Hong Kong Christians will help lead them to Salvation too.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Thai, Central|
|People Name in Country||Thai, Central|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|Alternate Names||Bangkok Thai, Central Tai, Khon Tai, Lao Song, Siamese, Siamese Thai, Tai Noi, Thai Khom, Thai Klang, Thai Song|
Primary Language: Thai
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1843-1977)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Come to Me (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||Father's Love Letter (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||Fathers Love Letter|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||GodMan in Thai (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Thai|
|Film / Video||Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)|
|Film / Video||Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)|
|Film / Video||Thai Contextual Gathering (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||The Hope Video|
|General||Four Spiritual Laws|
|General||God's Simple Plan|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible: Biblica Thai|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 0.60 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|