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Thai related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 26, 2014, 2:09 pm

Thai king endorses junta leader as prime minister
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai military leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was endorsed as prime minister by Thailand-:39:s king on Monday, four days after he was elected by his own hand-picked parliament, although critics called his appointment a political farce. Approval from King Bhumibol Adulyadej was a formality. His endorsement paves the way for the establishment of an interim ...
Thai striker-:39:s joy at La Liga breakthrough
The first Thai footballer to play in Spain-:39:s La Liga has spoken of his delight at making his debut for Almeria in a 1-1 draw with Espanyol. Stiker Teerasil Dangda, 26, who is on a season-long loan from Thai Premier League side Muangthong United, came off the bench in the first fixture of the new season.
Thai -:39:baby factory-:39: doctor to turn himself in - police
A Thai doctor who performed in vitro fertilisation (IVF) for women involved in a surrogate baby business dubbed the -quot:baby factory-quot: has agreed to turn himself in, police said on Monday. Thailand has been gripped by a slew of surrogacy scandals following allegations this month that an Australian couple had abandoned their Down syndrome baby with his Thai surrogate mother. The case prompted a ...
SE Asia Stocks - Mixed: Thai shares near 15-month highs
BANGKOK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - The Thai benchmark index rose to a near 15-month high on Monday as investors built positions in shares with prospects of strong earnings amid hopes of political stability while ...
Thai junta leader tells nation to move on from coup
Thai junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha, in an address to the nation a day after he was elected prime minister by a legislature he hand-picked, asked Thais not to dwell on the dramatic coup he led in May. -quot:There is no point saying whether a coup is good or whether it is bad,-quot: Prayuth said in his Friday night speech. In a rambling, 90-minute speech Prayuth, who is also Thailand-:39:s army chief ...
Thai Junta Chief Takes Title of Premier to Add Legitimacy
-quot:Thai strongmen have long wanted to dignify their illegal hold on the country by assuming the title of prime minister,-quot: said Michael Montesano, coordinator of the Thailand Studies Program at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore. -quot:And General Prayuth clearly sees himself as the latest in a long line of such strongmen.-quot: Prayuth, who is also army chief, has said the installation of ...
ExpansionWire: Pakpao Thai Expanding to Preston Hollow in 2015
Design District restaurant Pakpao Thai is poised to open a second location in Preston Hollow. It will be located in the Preston Hollow Village shopping center at Walnut Hill and 75: other restaurants slated for the shopping center include...

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Bangkok related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 11:13 pm

SE Asia Stocks - Indonesia, Philippines weak as outflows hit large caps
BANGKOK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets mostly fell on Friday, with Indonesia-:39:s key index hitting a near three-week closing low and the Philippines slipping amid foreign-led selling in ...
Australia seeks Thai help for Aussie couples, surrogate babies
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Australia urged Thailand on Friday to allow Australian couples with babies born by Thai surrogate mothers to return home with their children following a crackdown on commercial surrogacy that has left many couples in limbo. Foreigners attempting to leave Thailand, a top destination for infertile couples wanting children, have been prevented from doing ...
Bangkok Land lines up 20b baht REIT
BANGKOK: Bangkok Land Pcl said yesterday it plans to set up a 20 billion baht (RM1.97 billion) real estate investment trust (REIT) and offer investors a 50 per cent stake in it via an initial public offering next month. The Impact Growth REIT would be Thailands first and would use as its underlying assets properties at the companys Impact Muang Thong Thai exhibition hall, said managing ...
Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit
Bangkok (AFP) - A Thai court on Thursday dismissed murder charges against former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody 2010 protest crackdown, months after a military coup tipped the balance of power in the politically divided nation.
Asia-:39:s old communities vanishing amid rapid growth
BANGKOK (AP) Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok-:39:s Chinatown for generations. But probably not for much longer.
SE Asia Stocks - Most higher amid inflows: Indonesia ends losing streak
BANGKOK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets gained on Wednesday in line with others in Asia, with Indonesia snapping three days of falls aided by bargain-hunting, but shares of coal ...
SE Asia Stocks-Higher tracking Asia, Indonesia snaps losing streak
BANGKOK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Indonesian shares snapped three sessions of falls on Wednesday as bargain hunting emerged in large caps and banks while consumer-related stocks outperformed in Thailand amid ...

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Pattaya related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 7:17 pm

Thai animal attraction raises concerns
Tourists flock to Thailand-:39:s animal shows but activists say the attractions are often cruel and some participate in the illegal wildlife trade.
Nudist group also stripped in durian orchard, police say
NIBONG TEBAL, Aug 15 The group behind the -quot:Penang Nude Sports Games-quot: at the National Park here in May had organised another nudist event at a durian orchard on the next day, said Penang police...
3 surrender over nudist camp
GEORGE TOWN: THREE more alleged participants of a nudist camp at the Penang National Park in May have come forward to give their statements to the police. State police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi said the three, including two women aged between 20 and 50, would be detained for questioning today. It was learnt that the participants of the nudist camp at the Penang National Park had also ...
Indians pick Dubai as their top global holiday destination of choice
Indian travellers prefer holidays in Dubai over vacations in places such as Bangkok in the Far East, making the emirate their top destination of choice, a survey shows. The emirate took top spot in the first half of this year, unseating Bangkok from the position that it had held for two years in a row, according to a poll by Hotels.com. Dubai was at the number two spot for Indian travellers ...
Three more nudist camp participants give police statement
GEORGE TOWN: Three more participants of a nudist camp at the Penang National Park in May have come forward to give their statements to police. Penang police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi said the three, including two women aged between 20 and 50, will be remanded for questioning tomorrow. It was learnt that the participants of a nudist camp at the Penang National Park on the island had also ...
Five nudists to be remanded for three days
The five included four locals and a foreigner, and are being remanded to assist in police investigations into the nudist games at the Teluk Kampi beach over two months ago. Southwest district police chief Superintendent Lai Fah Hin said the remand period for the three men and two women would last three days from today to Tuesday (Aug 19). On Wednesday, two men had surrendered to the police but ...
Rivera, Del Rosario top World Cup eliminations
Its back to the international finals of the prestigious Bowling World Cup for two of the countrys leading campaigners former world titlist Biboy Rivera and Liza del Rosario. Also in photo are Rafael Jose Nepomuceno (left), son of Paeng and Pinky Nepomuceno and manager of Magoos Pizza, and Gilbert Gavino, Puyat Sports general manager.[:caption] Saving their best for last, Rivera and Del ...

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Samui related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 3:29 am

Starwood (HOT) to Open Sheraton Samui Resort in Thailand
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Inc. (HOT) is set to expand its presence in Thailand with the opening of Samui Resort under its Sheraton brand.
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Expands Presence in Thailand with the Debut of Sheraton Samui Resort
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced its world-renowned Sheraton brand will continue to expand its footprint in Thailand with the signing of Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailands second largest island after Phuket.
Thailand Villas Rental Company Samui Villa Retreat Adds New Luxury Villas to its Website
The Newly-Added Villas are Located around Koh Samui, Thailand Koh Samui, Thailand : ACCESSWIRE : July 30, 2014 : Samui Villa Retreat , a full service rental company that offers a wide range of Thailand ...
Weddings in Thailand are the Focus of New Company Website, Calendar-Events.com
The Owners of the Company have also Just Launched a New Wedding Blog called Wedding Dream Makers Koh Samui, Thailand : ACCESSWIRE : August 14, 2014 : Calendar Events , a professional wedding planner company ...
AMARAN RIBUT PETIR SEHINGGA AWAL PAGI KHAMIS
KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Ogos (Bernama) -- Jabatan Meteorologi Malaysia mengeluarkanamaran ribut petir di perairan Samui dan Condore yang dijangka berterusansehingga awal pagi Khamis. Menurut kenyataan jabatan itu, ribut petir ituboleh menyebabkan angin kencang sehingga 50 kmsj dan laut bergelora dengan ombakmencapai ketinggian 3.5 meter. Keadaan itu berbahaya kepada bot-bot kecil. -- BERNAMA VR RV ...
Yumiko Cheng to hold wedding banquet next month
The Hong Kong singer will finally hold her long overdue Hong Kong wedding banquet next month
Thailand ranks No. 1 in beachfront hotels
BANGKOK (AP) Experiencing a dramatic surge in tourism, Thailand has surpassed the United States in the number of hotels truly set on its beaches, according to a survey of more than 11,000 hotels in 109 countries released Friday.

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Krabi related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 3:32 pm

ATM scammers reap Bt1million at Krabi
Muang Krabi Police Station-:39:s superintendent Colonel Pruetipong Nuchanart Wednesday said 40 victims had come forward since August 7. The victims include Taweepong Charoenroop, captain of Krabi ...
Thailand post-tsunami: After the wave, paradise reborn
Normality has returned to a region devastated in 2004, writes Paul Chai.
ATM scammers reap $39,000 in Krabi
BANGKOK - ATM skimming has taken more than Bt1 million (S$39,110) from 40 users of automated teller machines in Krabi province during the past week. Muang Krabi Police Station superintendent Colonel Pruetipong Nuchanart yesterday said 40 victims had come forward since August 7. The victims include Taweepong Charoenroop, captain of Krabi Football Club. He found that Bt323,868 was withdrawn from ...
ATM scammers reap Bt1 million in Krabi
ATM skimming has taken more than Bt1 million from 40 users of automated teller machines in Krabi province during the past week.
Relics in Krabi, WWII ship off Chumphon
ANCIENT HUMAN bones have been unearthed along with clay pots believed to be up to 5,000 years old in Khao Na Wang Mi in Krabi-:39:s Muang district.
Krungthai denies skimming claim
Krungthai Bank has announced that its automated teller machines are equipped with anti-skimming devices, and customers can have confidence in using the ATM services.
TAT beckons high-end tourists from wintry Russia
The Tourism Authority of Thailand-:39:s Moscow Office and 13 leading tour operators in Russia are planning to launch a range of promotions next month to attract high-end travellers from the cold country during this winter.

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Phuket related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 10:36 am

Is it Gods calamity?
The deputy mufti of Perak, Zamri Hashim, stated that Malaysia Airlines had apparently angered God so much that all that has happened is Gods wrath. According to the deputy mufti, the fact that the airlines serves alcohol in its flights and that the cabin crew dresses indecently, has exposed them to Gods wrath.
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Expands Presence in Thailand with the Debut of Sheraton Samui Resort
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced its world-renowned Sheraton brand will continue to expand its footprint in Thailand with the signing of Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailands second largest island after Phuket.
ANGIN KENCANG BARAT DAYA DIJANGKA BERTERUSAN SEHINGGA SABTU
KUALA LUMPUR, 8 Ogos (Bernama) -- Angin kencang Barat Daya yang berlaku dikawasan perairan Phuket, Condore, Reef North, Layang-Layang dan Palawan dengankelajuan 40-50 kmsj dijangka berterusan sehingga Sabtu ini. Menurut kenyataan Jabatan Meteorologi, keadaan angin kencang dan lautbergelora ini boleh menyebabkan ombak setinggi 3.5 meter dan berbahaya kepadabot-bot kecil, rekreasi laut dan sukan ...
Thais lose likely soccer captain after admin foul
Jakkaphan Pornsai, tipped to captain Thailand-:39:s soccer team at the Asian Games, will not be able to compete in South Korea next month after the country-:39:s football association forgot to register him. Jakkaphan, the most experienced player in the squad, joined his team mates in Bangkok on Monday ahead of a training camp in Phuket for the Sept. 19-Oct. 4 Games only for the Olympic Committee of ...
Games-Thais lose likely soccer captain after admin foul
Jakkaphan Pornsai, tipped to captain Thailand-:39:s soccer team at the Asian Games, will not be able to compete in South Korea next month after the country-:39:s football association forgot to register him. Jakkaphan, the most experienced player in the squad, joined his team mates in Bangkok on Monday ahead of a training camp in Phuket for the Sept. 19-Oct. 4 Games only for the Olympic Committee of ...
ANGIN KENCANG BARAT DAYA DIJANGKA BERTERUSAN SEHINGGA SABTU INI
KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Ogos (Bernama) -- Angin kencang Barat Daya dengan kelajuan40 hingga 50 kilometer sejam (kmsj) dengan ombak mencapai ketinggian 3.5 meteryang berlaku di kawasan perairan Phuket, Condore, Reef North, Layang-Layang danPalawan dijangka berterusan sehingga Sabtu ini. Menurut kenyataan Jabatan Meteorologi, keadaan angin kencang dan lautbergelora ini adalah berbahaya kepada bot-bot ...
PH Youth Olympians outclassed
Swimmer Roxanne Yu and triathlete Vicky Deldio gave their best for the Philippines but couldnt leave a mark in the second Youth Olympic Games. Yu, a scholar at the British International School in Phuket, was fourth in the qualifying heats of the girls 100-meter backstroke at the Nanjing Olympic Center Natatorium. After the five heats involving 33 swimmers, Yu ranked 26th. It was my best time ...

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Phangan related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 12:44 pm

Box jellyfish sting kills French boy in Thailand
Five-year-old dies after contact with one of the world-:39:s most deadly jellyfish while visiting Koh Phangan Authorities have urged visitors to the popular Thai resort island of Koh Phangan to take care when swimming after a five-year-old French boy died from a sting by the world-:39:s most toxic jellyfish. The boy, who was holidaying with his family, died on Saturday evening after he was stung by a ...
Boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand
Tourists visiting Koh Phangan island have been warned to be careful after a five-year-old boy died from a box jellyfish sting
French boys death prompts Thai warning on box jellyfish
Tourists on resort island of Koh Phangan told to be careful about toxic species after incident
Thailand warns visitors to Koh Phangan of toxic jellyfish after French boys death
BANGKOK (AFP) - Authorities on Tuesday urged visitors to the popular Thai resort island of Koh Phangan to take care when swimming after a five-year-old French boy died from a sting by the ...
Five-year-old French boy dies from box jellyfish sting in island of Koh Phangan, Thailand
The young boy was holidaying with his family on the picturesque island of Koh Phangan when he was stung by the poisonous tentacles of one of the deadliest creatures in the world.
Pha Ngan authorities issue box jellyfish warning
Koh Pha Ngan authorities have warned people to beware of box jellyfish after a French boy died on Saturday after being stung while swimming at a beach of this resort island off Surat Thani province.
New Thai PM facing many missions impossible
General Prayuth Chan-ocha, the junta chief who was officially endorsed as Thailand-:39:s prime minister, appears to have complete control over the country-:39:s executive and legislative branches. ...

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Hua Hin related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 7:49 pm

Thai king to return to Bangkok hospital for check-up
Thailand-:39:s revered but elderly King Bhumibol Adulyadej is due to return to Bangkok on Wednesday for the first time in just over a year for a medical check-up, the Royal Household Bureau said. The 86-year-old king, the world-:39:s longest-serving monarch who is treated as a near-deity in politically turbulent Thailand, left the Bangkok hospital on August 1 last year for his coastal palace in southern ...
Thailand-:39:s King Bhumibol Adulyadej to return to hospital
Thailand-:39:s King Bhumibol Adulyadej will return to a Bangkok hospital for the first time since leaving it a year ago, the palace said in an announcement on Wednesday. The 86-year-old king would undergo a medical checkup, the Office of His Majesty-:39:s Principal Private Secretary said in a statement. King Bhumibol, who is the world-:39:s longest-reigning monarch, and its wealthiest, left hospital in ...
Hospitalized Thai king healthy, palace says
Thailand-:39:s King Bhumibol Adulyadej is in good overall health, the palace said on Monday, with doctors administering medicine to tackle stomach inflammation detected during a routine checkup. The 86-year-old king was admitted on Wednesday to Bangkok-:39:s Siriraj hospital, where he was treated for nearly four years from 2009 to 2013 for a number of ailments. King Bhumibol, the world-:39:s longest ...
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Expands Presence in Thailand with the Debut of Sheraton Samui Resort
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced its world-renowned Sheraton brand will continue to expand its footprint in Thailand with the signing of Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailands second largest island after Phuket.
Hospitalised Thai king healthy, palace says
Thailand-:39:s King Bhumibol Adulyadej is in good overall health, the palace said on Monday, with doctors administering medicine to tackle stomach inflammation detected during a routine checkup. The 86-year-old king was admitted on Wednesday to Bangkok-:39:s Siriraj hospital, where he was treated for nearly four years from 2009 to 2013 for a number of ailments. King Bhumibol, the world-:39:s longest ...
APAC Hospitality Investments in 2013 Highest in 5 Years
HONG KONG, Aug. 21, 2014 :PRNewswire: -- Cushman - Wakefield, Global Real Estate Consultancy, in their latest report on the hotel markets across 17 gateway cities and prime destinations inAsia and Australia, ...

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Koh Samet related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 28, 2014, 3:51 pm

Expert differs with report on Koh Samet
EVEN THOUGH a researcher says that Koh Samet-:39:s Ao Phrao is recovering naturally, with the number of marine organisms in the area rising, an academic disagreed, saying the ecosystem was not normal yet and that the coral reef had been bleached.
Marine expert differs with report on Koh Samet
Even though a researcher says that Koh Samet-:39:s Ao Phrao is recovering naturally, with the number of marine organisms in the area rising, an academic disagreed, saying the ecosystem was not normal yet and that the coral reef had been bleached. Local residents and business operators are also calling for greater rehabilitation measures and compensation for damages caused by an oil leak by PTT ...
Thailand PTT Global Chemical sued for $30.5 million over oil spill
A tourism association in Koh Samet, Thailand, is suing PTT Global Chemical Public Co. Ltd. for 1 billion Thai bahts ($30.5 million) for damages PTT-:39:s oil leak caused to the island, The Nation ...
Hundreds of tourists flock to see colourful jelly fish
Hundreds of tourists have flocked to Rayong province this weekend to witness countless number of moon jellyfish at Khao Laem Ya-Mu Koh Samet National park,
Pattaya Mail
RAYONG, 26 August 2014 Locals and tourists in Rayong were excitedly observing the huge swarms of colorful jellyfish near Samet Island, while worried industrial plant managers were reportedly also keeping watch of the seas around their plant.
Gap year case study: teaching in Thailand
Rebecca Lodo, 24, took a TEFL course with BUNAC before heading to teach at a school in Thailand after gaining an MA in English at Sheffield University

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Koh Phi Phi related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 10:58 pm

Thailand post-tsunami: After the wave, paradise reborn
Normality has returned to a region devastated in 2004, writes Paul Chai.
French boy, 5, dies after being stung by jellyfish off Pha-ngan
Koh Pha-ngan authorities have warned people to beware of box jellyfish after a |five-year-old French boy died on Saturday after being stung while swimming at a beach of this resort island off Surat Thani province.
French boy, 5, dies after being stung by jellyfish in Thailand
SURAT THANI, Thailand - Koh Pha-ngan authorities have warned people to beware of box jellyfish after a five-year-old French boy died on Saturday after being stung while swimming at a beach of this resort island off Surat Thani province. The French boy, who was on vacation with his parents, was rushed to Koh Pha-ngan Hospital but succumbed to the venom. Phuketwan website reported that Pha-ngan ...
Pha Ngan authorities issue box jellyfish warning
Koh Pha Ngan authorities have warned people to beware of box jellyfish after a French boy died on Saturday after being stung while swimming at a beach of this resort island off Surat Thani province.
Boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand
Tourists visiting Koh Phangan island have been warned to be careful after a five-year-old boy died from a box jellyfish sting

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Rayong related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 28, 2014, 10:02 am

Pattaya Mail
RAYONG, 26 August 2014 Locals and tourists in Rayong were excitedly observing the huge swarms of colorful jellyfish near Samet Island, while worried industrial plant managers were reportedly also keeping watch of the seas around their plant.
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KUCHING: Engkilili assemblyman Dr Johnical Rayong Ngipa, a pioneering committee of United Peoples Party (UPP) says he has soft spot for Parti Tenaga Rakyat Sarawak (Teras).
Site Last Updated 7:10 am, Thursday
KUCHING: Kaban Kunsil Nengeri (ADUN) sitak Engkilili Dr Johnical Rayong Ngipa ke mega komiti pengerandang United Peoples Party (UPP) madah, iya ngembuan ati ke siru enggau Parti Tenaga Rakyat Sarawak (TERAS).
Site Last Updated 12:19 am, Wednesday
ENGKILILI: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Engkilili mencipta sejarah baharu apabila buat pertama kalinya mewujudkan kelas tingkatan enam di sekolah tersebut.
Site Last Updated 1:05 am, Sunday
ENGKILILI: Engkilili assemblyman Dr Johnical Rayong Ngipa has been appointed United Peoples Party (UPP) Engkilili pro-tem chairman. During a meeting at Rayongs office yesterday, Peter Jawi was appointed branch pro tem youth chief while Bulan Melina was appointed pro tem Womens wing chief.
Seven treated for ammonia inhalation after rice factory blast
Seven residents of Rayong province suffered nausea and eyes and nose irritation after an ice-making machine near their community exploded on Wednesday morning, sending out ammonia fumes.
Site Last Updated 6:16 am, Tuesday
ENGKILILI: Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Engkilili Dr Johnnical Rayong Ngipa memberitahu bahawa cadangan pembinaan Jambatan Merebong, Engkilili kini sudah dikemukakan dalam Rancangan Malaysia Ke-11 (RMK-11).

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Udonthani related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 13, 2014, 7:04 am

IT PLAZA JOIN HANDS WITH DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES INVESTING 10 MILLION BAHT BUDGET ORGANIZING
IT Plaza, in corporation with the Department of Fisheries, allocate 10 million Baht budget to organize the event The First Exhibition of Fisheries Projects under Thai Royal Patronage from July 23 to August 3, 2014, at Nevada Multiplex Udonthani, considered firstly in the Northeast and the largest Thai fisheries festival, aiming to publicize His Majesty the Kings Initiative Projects to ASEAN ...
Bangkok Airways takes delivery of its latest A320 jet
BANGKOK, Thailand - Recently, Bangkok Airways led by Mr Pradit Theekakul, Executive Vice President - Administration and board director, welcomed the airline-:39:s latest Airbus 320 at ...

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Khon Kaen related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 1:06 am

Thailand indicts 26 on terrorism, arms charges
Twenty-six people accused of plotting an attack in Thailand have been indicted by a military court on charges including weapon possession and conspiring to commit terrorism, their lawyer said Saturday. The suspects were arrested in northeastern Thailand -- a traditional stronghold of fugitive premier Thaksin Shinawatra -- after the army seized power in a bloodless coup on May 22. The 24 men and ...
Correction: Thailand-Six-Legged Livestock story
THANON NANG KLARN, Thailand (AP) In a story Aug. 25 about insects being raised for food around the world, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the first cricket farm in the United States will open this year in Youngstown, Pennsylvania. The farm is in Youngstown, Ohio, and is now operating.
Amid outward calm, climate of fear cements Thai military rule
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Andrew R.C. Marshall BANGKOK (Reuters) - -quot:Is she dead yet?-quot: Thai opposition activist Kritsuda Khunasen said she was blindfolded and struggling to regain consciousness when she heard this chilling query from one of her interrogators. She was detained for nearly a month by the Thai military after it toppled the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on May 22 ...
Insight - Amid outward calm, climate of fear cements Thai military rule
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Andrew R.C. Marshall BANGKOK (Reuters) - -quot:Is she dead yet?-quot: Thai opposition activist Kritsuda Khunasen said she was blindfolded and struggling to regain consciousness when she heard this chilling query from one of her interrogators. She was detained for nearly a month by the Thai military after it toppled the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on May 22 ...

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Ayutthaya related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 28, 2014, 11:09 am

Thai green tea maker Ichitan to build new plant in Indonesia
* Also to expand capacity at home to serve growing demand (Adds investment strategy details, share reaction) BANGKOK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Thailand-:39:s largest green tea maker Ichitan Group said on Tuesday it would set up a joint venture with Indonesia-:39:s PT Atri Pasifix to build a new plant in Indonesia with an authorised capital of 1.18 billion baht ($37 million). The move is the first foreign ...

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Sukhothai related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 5:11 pm

Vital Information: Five Things to Know About New Restaurant Pai
Much has been written about Pai since it opened. In case you-:39:ve been living your life with a chapatti over your eyes and cauliflower stuffed into your ears, Pai is the new...
Ten reasons why Thailand is still a great holiday destination
Thailand is promising safety and happiness for foreign visitors, in a bid to reverse a steep decline in tourist numbers.

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Khao San Road related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 21, 2014, 1:13 am

Khao San Road: Droves of backpackers have changed little piece of heaven
At one time, I was a backpacker. My budget was such that I slept in the cheapest possible accommodations and put my money into more important considerations. These days, however, I prefer to sleep in a nice bed and avoid the beer parlours.
Mastering the art of haggling in Bangkok
I got up with the sun to shop in the citys Khao San Road, testing a friends suggestion that snagging a Good Morning Price will mark me as a formidable bargain shopper
With respect and disappointment: Pai Northern Thai Kitchen serves some of the best Thai in Toronto
The restaurants kitchen is the first Ive encountered here that isnt afraid of the sometimes challenging tastes and textures or the spice that make great Thai food so exhilarating to eat
Top 5 Thai Restaurants in Toronto
Getting authentic Thai in Toronto has never been easier. Here are our five favourite spots.
Ten reasons why Thailand is still a great holiday destination
Thailand is promising safety and happiness for foreign visitors, in a bid to reverse a steep decline in tourist numbers.

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Pai Thailand related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : August 25, 2014, 10:15 am

Vital Information: Five Things to Know About New Restaurant Pai
Much has been written about Pai since it opened. In case you-:39:ve been living your life with a chapatti over your eyes and cauliflower stuffed into your ears, Pai is the new...
Sucking a little less: Emmy winner Anthony Bourdain on his Brazilian Jiu-jitsu addiction, his new book and wondering ...
Fresh off another Emmy win for his outstanding Parts Unknown series, Anthony Bourdain continues to be a man with more irons in the fire than most ambitious men and women are capable of tending. To say that he is driven would be a gross understatement.The last time I spoke with this wonder of time bending, he had just started training at Renzo Gracie-:39:s Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Academy and was ...
M8trix Girls Volunteer to Distribute Food for Second Harvest Food Bank
The M8trix Girls, a group of celebrated brand ambassadors for Casino M8trix, will appear at the Washington United Youth Center in San Jose on Tuesday to donate food to the homeless
August rains hold key to India-:39:s summer crops
August rains hold the key to India-:39:s major summer crops such as rice, soybean, cane and cotton, after a wet end to July failed to make up fully for a dry start to the four-month monsoon season. India-:39:s farming sector accounts for around 14 percent of the economy, but two thirds of the nation-:39:s 1.2 billion people depend on farming for a livelihood and more than half of its arable land needs the ...

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Koh Tao related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 29, 2014, 11:17 am

French boy, 5, dies after being stung by jellyfish off Pha-ngan
Koh Pha-ngan authorities have warned people to beware of box jellyfish after a |five-year-old French boy died on Saturday after being stung while swimming at a beach of this resort island off Surat Thani province.
French boy, 5, dies after being stung by jellyfish in Thailand
SURAT THANI, Thailand - Koh Pha-ngan authorities have warned people to beware of box jellyfish after a five-year-old French boy died on Saturday after being stung while swimming at a beach of this resort island off Surat Thani province. The French boy, who was on vacation with his parents, was rushed to Koh Pha-ngan Hospital but succumbed to the venom. Phuketwan website reported that Pha-ngan ...
Pha Ngan authorities issue box jellyfish warning
Koh Pha Ngan authorities have warned people to beware of box jellyfish after a French boy died on Saturday after being stung while swimming at a beach of this resort island off Surat Thani province.
China July data to give clues on recovery strength, more stimulus
By Aileen Wang and Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - A raft of China data over the coming week will give the first indications of the economy-:39:s third-quarter performance, after conflicti...
Boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand
Tourists visiting Koh Phangan island have been warned to be careful after a five-year-old boy died from a box jellyfish sting
China economy fears deepen as August HSBC flash PMI at three-month low
By Xiaoyi Shao and Gui Qing Koh BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China-:39:s vast factory sector slowed to a three-month low in August as output and new orders moderated, a preliminary private survey showed on Thursday, heightening concerns about increasing softness in the economy. The tepid reading came as China-:39:s economic growth appears to be faltering again, with recent indicators ranging from ...
China economy fears deepen as August HSBC flash PMI at 3-month low
By Xiaoyi Shao and Gui Qing Koh BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China-:39:s vast factory sector slowed to a three-month low in August as output and new orders moderated, a preliminary private...

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MBK hotel unit in final phase of rebranding
MBK Hotel - Tourism has been rebranding its six properties in order to deal with a changing business environment and market demand.
The top 101 foodie experiences around the world revealed by dealchecker.co.uk
Cream tea in London and bagels in New York also make it on to the the comprehensive list broken down into three sections: Must Visit: Must Do: and Try If You Dare.

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Koh Chang related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : August 26, 2014, 6:21 pm

Hotel association believes junta-:39:s beach crackdown will lure tourists back
The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is encouraged to continue improving the public image of attractions across the country in a bid to draw more tourists in the coming high season.
Real Estate Nepal: The Leaf Luxury All Villas Resort in Nepal Announces New Focus on Elegant Hospitality in Nagarkot
Bangkok (Thailand) : Aug 5, 2014 : Epi[K]urean Hotels - Lifestyle has announced its exciting expansion into the Himalayas with an Epikurean Villas class luxury resort. The Leaf Nagarkot, Nepal, is the ...
Pattaya Mail
TRAT, 1 August 2014 The Trat Tourism Council is planning to connect a tourism route by sea between Pattaya and Trat islands before expanding the route to connect with more locations in the future.
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The first signs of the end of summer started on Saturday with the final Outdoor Movie Night of the season at Tsawwassen Town Centre Mall. The third and last date in the Business Improvement Association of Tsawwassen-:39:s summer series featured the computer animated favourite Despicable Me. The pre-movie fun started early with interactive booths, games, activities, food and entertainment with Jane-:39:s ...
PHOTOS: Final movie night of the summer
The first signs of the end of summer started on Saturday with the final Outdoor Movie Night of the season at Tsawwassen Town Centre Mall. The third and last date in the Business Improvement Association of Tsawwassen-:39:s summer series featured the computer animated favourite Despicable Me. The pre-movie fun started early with interactive booths, games, activities, food and entertainment with Jane-:39:s ...
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KUCHING: The launch of United Peoples Party (UPP) yesterday was attended by more people than expected. The pro tem committee, led by Desmond Cheng, had expected a crowd of only about 100-odd for the event at Crown Towers here, but 298 people registered to attend the function.
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RATUSAN penduduk Sibu hadir memberi tanda penghormatan kepada mangsa-mangsa pesawat Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH17 pada Malam Memperingati Mangsa Tragedi MH17 di Dataran Bandar Sibu, baru-baru ini.

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