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Thai related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 2:09 am

Thai baht offers no respite for exports in slowing economy
GRAPHIC: Thai exports, exchange rates: http:::link.reuters.com:des83w By Orathai Sriring BANGKOK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Thai exports are weak, and the baht-:39:s relative resilience against the greenback is not helping. The currencies of Thailand-:39:s leading trade rivals fell more against the dollar than the baht did during the second half of 2014, making shipments from Southeast Asia-:39:s No.2 economy ...
Israel-:39:s Thai farmworkers tell of grim plight
Thai farmhands tell of Israeli moshav labour abuse
Thai Red Shirt Leader Summoned Over Attitude
Thailand-:39:s military junta has stepped up its campaign of intimidation against opponents by ordering a former minister and prominent leader of the Red Shirt protest movement to report to barracks ...
Thai junta tries to curb dissent and keep good terms with US
BANGKOK (AP) When Thailand-:39:s military junta sensed it was being criticized this week, the country-:39:s rulers reacted as they always do: by issuing stern warnings and summoning those responsible for talks army leaders like to refer to as -quot:attitude adjustments.-quot:
Thai officials prosecuted for human trafficking
More than a dozen Thai government officials are being prosecuted for human trafficking, junta officials said, as they vowed -quot:zero tolerance-quot: of the trade.
Thai confidence in anti-trafficking record belied by statistics
However, this compares unfavorably to Thailand-:39:s record in 2013, which sealed its demotion to the State Department-:39:s lowest -quot:Tier 3-quot: category, a designation it shares with North ...
Thai -:39:Red Shirt-:39: leader sentenced to two years in jail
A Thai court Wednesday sentenced the leader of the opposition Red Shirt movement to two years in prison for defaming a former premier, a move analysts said was the latest attack against critics of the military regime. The ruling comes days after the retroactive impeachment and announcement of corruption charges against ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whose toppled government was backed by ...

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Bangkok related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 1:13 pm

SE Asia Stocks -Philippine shares at all-time closing high: Indonesia snaps losing streak
BANGKOK, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The Philippine main index hit a record close on Friday, marking its biggest monthly gain in 11 months, while the Indonesian benchmark snapped two sessions of losses amid foreign ...
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BANGKOK: The government will monitor the movements of US embassy representatives who are reportedly seeking to meet red-shirt leaders in the Northeast, army chief UdomdejSitabutr says.
The smart, the young, and the exciting at the upcoming Bangkok International Fashion Fair
Fans of made-in-Bangkok clothes, take note.The fair trade will focus on a smarter, younger, and more exciting looks to attract and expand its target market.
Thailands PTTEP Slips to 4Q Net Loss as Weak Oil Prices Weigh
BANGKOK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - PTT Exploration and Production PCL, Thailand-:39:s largest oil and gas explorer, reported its first quarterly net loss in more than a decade, mainly due to ...
SE Asia Stocks -Philippine off record high, Malaysia falls for 2nd day
BANGKOK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Thursday, with the Philippine benchmark ending off an all-time high and the Malaysian index declining for a second straight day, as investors ...
Fears over Thailands online freedom as junta drives towards digital economy
BANGKOK: There are growing concerns that the Thai government-:39:s recent attempts to introduce cyber-security laws have given authorities overwhelming power to monitor internet users in the ...
Thailand accuses U.S. of meddling in its politics
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand accused the United States on Wednesday of meddling in its political affairs, saying many Thais had been hurt by remarks of a visiting U.S. envoy who criticized actions by the ruling military junta. The long-time U.S. ally expressed its displeasure about remarks on Monday by Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for East Asia Daniel Russel by ...

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Pattaya related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 9:19 am

Pattaya Mail
DFiT, Dusit Thani Pattaya : Visitors using the group fitness membership can avail of the THB 2,000 offer for five visits to the gym after their membership has expired. The offer includes unlimited use of DFiT facilities including tennis courts. For more information, call 038-425611 ext. DFiT.
Russian travellers shun Southeast Asia as currency crisis bites
PATTAYA - It is Friday night in the heart of Pattaya, the famous and colorful Thai beachside resort town that became an irresistible lure for Russian tourists during the energy boom that followed the 2008 global financial crisis. But on the city-:39:s notorious Walking Street, it is oddly quiet, and there is plenty of space to stroll -- a rarity during the November to February high season. At the ...
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Hilton Pattaya today announces its Valentines Day special package which will be offered on Saturday, February 14, 2015.
Four Indians arrested for allegedly using fake credit cards in Pattaya
Pattaya police have arrested four Indians for having allegedly used fake credit cards to buy luxurious goods in Pattaya.
Cambodian workers injured in building collapse in Pattaya
THREE CAMBODIAN workers were injured yesterday when the third floor of a hotel being built in north Pattaya in Chon Buri province collapsed yesterday.
New zoning policy ensures more space on beaches
Thailand-:39:s nationwide beach clean-ups are continuing into the new year with Pattaya and Jomtien receiving a new zoning regulation to reduce the space for beach chairs and umbrellas so as to increase fun areas for holidaymakers.
New zoning policy ensures more public space on Pattaya, Jomtien beaches
THAILAND-:39:S nationwide beach clean-ups are continuing into the new year with Pattaya and Jomtien receiving a new zoning regulation to reduce the space for beach chairs and umbrellas so as to increase fun areas for holidaymakers.

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Samui related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 4:29 pm

Lose yourself in Koh Samui
Koh Samui floats in the Gulf of Thailand like a tiny Tasmania that-:39:s gone troppo. If you visited years ago as an island-hopper, packing not much more than a sarong and a change of mind, be prepared for a shock - Samui-:39:s past, present and future, telescoped into now, greet you as you step off the ferry or plane.
Aussie mum fights for justice in Bangkok
An Australian mother fighting a legal case in Thailand over her son-:39:s assault has been forced from her home as costs escalate.
Relaxation is not a stretch
Walking into the Melati Spa in Koh Samui feels a little like checking into a cult, albeit a very friendly cult with excellent refreshments.
A dreamy Thai island
The singlet-clad Canadian tourist, whose name is either Eve or Eva, says: -quot:If this was at home, we-:39:d ruin it by having a giant guard rail and a sign every 10 steps saying -:39:Do Not Fall Off the Walkway-:39:.-quot:
Glamorous Isle
From the glamorous French Riviera to Miami, Marbella and the Thai island of Koh Samui, the beach club trend has swept the globe with a seemingly never-ending raft of hip beachside enclaves where anyone from the rich and famous to the bikini-clad beautiful and pleasure seekers of all ages gather to indulge in a swankier version of beach life. The prerequisites are sleek lounge- style areas, sexy ...
A Thai island for every occasion
The Gulf of Thailand caters to all tastes, as John Borthwick finds.
Migrants to stand trial for British tourist murders in Thailand
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai prosecutors on Wednesday said two Myanmar men will stand trial for the brutal killing of a pair of British holidaymakers on a tourist resort after finally accepting murder charges against them.

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Krabi related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 10:33 am

7 GENIUS Long Weekend Getaway Ideas Under SGD 189.54
With just S$200, you can get out of Singapore and explore these quaint, picturesque countries nearby. This means you-:39:ll have S$63.25 to travel around the 99 islands or sign up for a group activity like exploring mangroves or rainforests.
10 Faraway Trips From Singapore Under $800 Including Flights And Hotel
Here is a specially curated list of 10 Faraway Vacations from Singapore under 800 bucks - inclusive of flight and 2 nights of accommodation in a hotel with a private room (i.e not a guest house!). The plane to Maldives will bring you to a secluded tropical island nation filled with clear blue seas and white sandy beaches. Unlike in the past where a Maldives flight was sure to cost more than a ...
Firefly RM88 all-in one-way promo kicks off today
KUALA LUMPUR: Firefly Airlines is offering a promotion of a limited RM88 all-in one-way fare for all its domestic destinations for the Chinese New Year holidays kicking off today until Feb 8. The travel period will be from now until Oct 24 this year, Firefly Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidary of Malaysia Airlines, said in a statement here today. It said tickets for Fireflys international ...
For The Ultimate Private Escape, The Ritz-Carlton Offers A Global Collection Of Luxury Villas - Cottages
CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 22, 2015 :PRNewswire: --Private beaches, backyard barbeques, temperature controlled outdoor pools, pine forest surrounds and magnificent views the villas and cottages at The Ritz-Carlton hotels around the world tastefully bring together the exquisite and the personal. Spacious and abounding in character be it in design, history or services these exclusive ...
FIREFLY LANCAR PROMOSI TAHUN BAHARU
KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Jan (Bernama) -- Syarikat penerbangan premium jarak dekat Malaysia, Firefly, melancarkan promosi Tahun Baharu untuk destinasi dalam negarapada harga inklusif serendah RM50 sehala.Promosi jualan -:39:Now That-:39:s What I Call Flying-:39: bermula 5 Jan, 2015 hingga 18 Jan, 2015, untuk perjalanan mulai 19 Jan, kata Firefly menerusi satu kenyataan.Tiket untuk destinasi antarabangsa Firefly juga ...

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Phuket related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 1:37 pm

Hooters Takes Flight in Asia with 30-Location Development Agreement
Hooters of America, LLC, today announced an extensive development agreement to open 30 Hooters locations throughout Southeast Asia over the next six years. After introducing the wo
New Zealander shot in Thailand
A New Zealand man has reportedly been shot during a family dispute in Thailand.
Should Beyonc and Jay Z Have Taken Selfies With a Tiger Cub?
Beyonc may be known as the queen of the selfie, but one of her latest photos has landed the singer and husband Jay Z in hot water. The image, posted to Beyonc-:39:s Instagram account, shows the famous duo and their daughter, Blue Ivy, posing with a tiger cub at Phuket FantaSea in Thailand. The tiger is being bottle-fed by an off-camera handler. Animal rights groups say the photo promotes the cruel ...
Beyonce-:39:s landed in hot water after being snapped with a captive tiger
An animal rights group have criticised the singer after photos emerged of her petting a captive tiger cub.
NZer reportedly shot in Thailand
A New Zealand man has reportedly been shot during a family dispute in Thailand.
Wildlife Expert Blasts Beyonc and Jay Z Over Tiger Pic
Jan Schmidt-Burbach, a wildlife expert for animal welfare charity World Animal Protection, has come out in defence of a little tiger cub after a picture surfaced online of celebrity couple, Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z, and their three-year old daughter Blue Ivy, watching as the cub was fed from a bottle. According to Bang Showbiz,
Beyonce and Jay slammed by wildlife expert
A wildlife expert for an animal welfare charity has slammed Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z after a picture of them and their three-year-old daughter Blue Ivy watching on as a baby tiger was fed with a bottle was posted online.

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Phangan related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 12:41 pm

Western Australian Brodie Smith-:39:s bid for drug cure ends in death
Dec. 22, 2014, 1:35 p.m. Bangkok: Australian Brodie Smith was convinced a radical treatment using an African shrub would cure his craving for illegal drugs and turn his life around, even though it is banned in some countries.
Intimate Thailand Yoga Teacher Training Experience February 2015
Drishti Announces Intimate Thailand Yoga Teacher Training Experience February 2015 (PRWeb January 13, 2015) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2015:01:prweb12443810.htm
Boxing coach trapped in Thailand after collapsing from rare illness days before pal-:39:s wedding
A boxing coach is trapped in Thailand after being virtually paralysed by Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) just days before his friend-:39:s wedding. Craig Lindley, 35, had travelled to the South-East Asian country at the start of December ahead of a wedding on Koh Phangan on January 3.
A Thai island for every occasion
The Gulf of Thailand caters to all tastes, as John Borthwick finds.
Drishti Yoga Report Shockingly Low Airline Prices from North America to Thailand
Drishti Yoga Teacher Training reports shockingly low airline prices from North America to Thailand. (PRWeb January 12, 2015) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2015:01:prweb12440360.htm
First full moon of 2015 kicks off month of celestial delights for stargazers
Despite cloud and mist, parts of northern England and much of the US enjoyed clear views of the bright full moon as it traced a path high through the night-:39:s sky.
Couch Potato: How Tom Daleys gone from national hero to dressing like the Karate Kid
FAME can come at a high price. Take Tom Daley.

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Hua Hin related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 4:47 pm

Ex-Newcastle midfielder Solano to coach in Thai third tier
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Former Newcastle United midfielder Nolberto Solano has agreed to become the new manager of Thai regional side Hua Hin City, local media reported. The 40-year-old wil...
Asian Tour Qualifying underway
Qualifying for the 2015 Asian Tour began last week at the first of four venues in Thailand and will continue this week before the Final Stage begins on January 21st at Hua Hin in Thailand.
Thai one on in this exotic winery
The grapes at the Siam Winery were tested at a nearby royal research station before the first shiraz grapes were planted on King Rama IX-:39:s birthday in 2003.
Thirty Australasians at Asian Q - School
Twenty seven Australians and three New Zealanders will tee it up on Wednesday at the Springfield Royal Country Club and Imperial Lakeview Country Clubs in Hua Hin in Thailand as they chase status to play the Asian Tour in 2015.
Seven Australians earn Asian cards
Seven Australians have earned the right to play the Asian Tour in 2015 following the completion of Final Stage Qualifying in Hua Hin, Thailand this weekend.
2015 Asian Tour Q-School - Final Stage
Seven Australians have earned the right to play the Asian Tour in 2015 following the completion of Final Stage Qualifying in Hua Hin, Thailand this weekend. Swede Daniel Chopra, a former winner on the PGA Tour, led the qualifiers and now has status to play the Asian Tour.
Perth man arrested over $20m tax bill
A Perth man being pursued by Operation Wickenby investigators on charges of avoiding tax and money laundering has been arrested in Thailand.

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Koh Samet related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 3, 2014, 8:54 am

Club attack: -:39:I had no ability to defend myself-:39:
Model Jack Hansen-Bartel sustained horrific injuries in a Thai nightclub bashing. But his nightmare had just begun.
Model bashed in Thailand
Australian Jack Hansen-Bartel didn-:39:t see the punches coming when he suffered horrific injuries to his face.
Australian Jack Hansen-Bartel a victim of Thailand-:39:s brutal underbelly
Australian Jack Hansen-Bartel didn-:39:t see the punches coming when he suffered horrific injuries to his face, ending his work as a part-time model and plans to enter a Melbourne university.
Model a victim of Thai underbelly
The Australian sustained horrific injuries in a Thai nightclub bashing. His nightmare had just begun.
A victim of Thailand-:39:s underbelly
A horrific bashing was just the start of Australian Jack Hansen-Bartel-:39:s nightmare on an island paradise.
-:39:I had no ability to defend myself-:39:
Model Jack Hansen-Bartel sustained horrific injuries in a Thai nightclub bashing. His nightmare had just begun.
-:39:I couldn-:39:t defend myself-:39:
Jack Hansen-Bartel was celebrating in a club on a popular Thai island when he was attacked. But that was just the start of the model-:39:s nightmare.

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Koh Phi Phi related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 11:56 am

10 Faraway Trips From Singapore Under $800 Including Flights And Hotel
Here is a specially curated list of 10 Faraway Vacations from Singapore under 800 bucks - inclusive of flight and 2 nights of accommodation in a hotel with a private room (i.e not a guest house!). The plane to Maldives will bring you to a secluded tropical island nation filled with clear blue seas and white sandy beaches. Unlike in the past where a Maldives flight was sure to cost more than a ...

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Rayong related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 7:02 pm

Thai PTT to double LNG imports in 2015 to replace declining Myanmar supplies
* 2015 LNG import target at 5 mln T, with a downside risk * Imports from Anadarko-:39:s Mozambique project seen up to 2.3 mln T (Adds detail and comment) RAYONG, Thailand, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Thailand-:39:s PTT PCL said on Thursday it is planning to more than double its imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this year compared to last, partly to help replace potential declines in pipeline imports from ...
Thai PTT to conclude talks soon to buy 1.5 mln T of LNG a year from Anadarko-:39:s Mozambique plant
Thailand-:39:s PTT PCL expects to conclude talks soon to buy 1.5 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas a year from Anadarko Petroleum Corp-:39:s planned export plant in Mozambique, the Thai company-:39:s chief executive ...
Europe-:39:s :2 best-selling home appliance brand -:39:Beko-:39: picks Thailand for ASEAN manufacturing hub - invests US$100 ...
BANGKOK, Jan. 7, 2015 :PRNewswire: -- -:39:Beko-:39:, Europe-:39:s number2 best-selling home appliance brand today (Wednesday 7 January) announced that it has selected Thailand to be the location of its first ASEAN production facility, with the plant going into operation by the end of 2015. The plant, for which the foundation stone laying ceremony was conducted yesterday (Tuesday 6 January), is located on ...
Cassava can be amoneymaker, too
Not many people may realize it,but cassava can be a moneymaker, too. Thats what the chairman of a multi-purpose cooperative in Butuan City honestly believes.He is very confident that this rootcrop can make even the very small farmers in his region financially well off.The fellow isGerardo Mag-isa,a chemical engineer who is the chairmanof the Antongalon-Agusan Multi-Purose Cooperative ...
A Thai island for every occasion
The Gulf of Thailand caters to all tastes, as John Borthwick finds.
Big organic fertilizer plant in Mindanao
A modern organic fertilizer plant in Butuan City has started churning out some 5,000 to 10,000 bags a month positioning itself to supply the requirements of major crops in Mindanao. The company is the Caraga Agribusiness Corporation which produces the Durabloom brand under franchise from Dr. Rene Sumaoang of Novatech Agri-Foods Corporation. Novatech has long been in the business of producing ...
SUPP president says party belongs to people, not towkay Bernama
Sarawak United Peoples Party (SUPP) president Senator Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian said the party is rigorously transforming itself into a party that belongs to the common people and erasing the image that it is dominated by certain business tycoons or individuals. He said the transformation would empower the people as every voice would be heard and...

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Udonthani related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : January 30, 2015, 10:04 am

Phu Phabhat Historical Park to be proposed as next world-:39:s cultural heritage site.
BANGKOK, 27 January 2015 - The National Committee on the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of Thailand is proposing that Phu Phabhat Historical Park be listed as one of the worlds cultural heritage sites.
Leading developers increase investment as market recovers
Leading property firms have set aside a combined investment budget of more than Bt100 billion this year to buy undeveloped land and construct the infrastructure for developing residential projects both this year and next, according to a survey conducted by The Nation early this week.

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Khon Kaen related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 5:06 pm

In red heartlands, Thai army keeps a lid on dissent
KHON KAEN, Thailand (Reuters) - In the northeastern Thai city of Khon Kaen, Pongpit Onlamai, a prominent anti-junta -quot:red shirt-quot: member, points to a man seated in the corner of the cafe fidgeting with his phone.
V-Gulliver recruits two more franchisees
V-GULLIVER Company, an affiliate of Japan-:39:s No 1 used-car firm, has successfully recruited two more franchisees in Khon Kaen and Suphan Buri, encouraging the company to increase its showrooms to eight, said managing director Katsushi Nomura.
Pattaya Mail
BANGKOK, 30 January 2015 - Several provinces in Thailand have begun to experience declining water levels as the temperature begins to rise. In Chiang Rai, the rapid decrease in the level of water in the Lao River allows people to walk out as far as the middle of the river.
Total household garbage cut
PCD helps slash yearly amount by 2 million tonnes
Asian Tour Qualifying underway
Qualifying for the 2015 Asian Tour began last week at the first of four venues in Thailand and will continue this week before the Final Stage begins on January 21st at Hua Hin in Thailand.
Ex-PM-:39:s rural supporters -:39:not happy-:39:
The impeachment of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has caused a stir among her rural supporters. -quot:I absolutely disagree with her impeachment,-quot: Northeastern Farmers Association chairman Panupong Pattarakon-ngarm said yesterday.
Thai, Filipino AirAsia jets in incident
A flight bound for northeast Thailand has turned back to Bangkok after pilots detected an -:39:irregularity-:39:.

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Ayutthaya related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 2:09 am

The temples of Ayutthaya
PHRA Nakhon Si Ayutthaya is the formal designation of the ancient city of Ayutthaya. This Siamese kingdom was founded by King U Thong when he moved to the rich floodplain of the Chao Phraya on an island surrounded by rivers in 1350 and proclaimed Ayutthaya as its capital city, the second after Sukhothai. The kingdom rose to power and became known as the Venice of the East. It was a glittering ...
Pattaya Mail
The Ayutthaya-regional Fine Arts Department has agreed to restore an 18th century temple in Banglamung District, provided it can acquire funding.
Fire destroys electronic parts factory in Ayutthaya
A big fire raged through a building of an electronic parts of Shin -Ei Precision (Thailand) Co Ltd in Ayutthaya-:39:s Rojana industrial estate at 10:30 am ...
24 hours in the old kingdom
IT WAS time to get back to an old habit, a good one. A habit that allows me to add a new entry on my list of visited places away from the city I frequently visit -- Bangkok. Off Bangkok, there are a good number of destinations one must see. Ive gone as far as Chiang Mai, the island of Phuket and Koh Chang, and Pattaya, the closest to the city.
Thailand Fire damages Japanese-owned factory in Ayutthaya province
Damage to an electronics factory in Thailand-:39:s Ayutthaya province from a fire has been pegged at over 10 million Thai baht ($304,000), the Bangkok Post reported. ...
Toxins Found At Blaze Site
Authorities found at least 15 hazardous chemicals in a groundwater sample collected from the APCB Electronics Co factory, which was gutted by fire in Ayutthayas Bang Pa-in Industrial Estate on Monday.
Resurgent blaze in Bang Pa-in Estate investigated
AUTHORITIES are investigating why a fire flared up again at an electronics factory in Ayutthaya-:39:s Bang Pa-in Industrial Estate.

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Sukhothai related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : January 30, 2015, 6:11 pm

The temples of Ayutthaya
PHRA Nakhon Si Ayutthaya is the formal designation of the ancient city of Ayutthaya. This Siamese kingdom was founded by King U Thong when he moved to the rich floodplain of the Chao Phraya on an island surrounded by rivers in 1350 and proclaimed Ayutthaya as its capital city, the second after Sukhothai. The kingdom rose to power and became known as the Venice of the East. It was a glittering ...
Bangkok tops New Year destinations
Bangkok welcomed more tourists than any other Thai destination during the year-end season, but hotels in Chiang Mai enjoyed the highest occupancy rate, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Interior minister orders urgent aids for six drought-hit provinces
Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda Tuesday instructed the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department to urgently provide aids to people affected by drought in six provinces.
Pattaya Mail
Leading property management and services agency CBRE Thailand has announced that its focus for 2015 will continue to be on the luxury market, where it anticipates growth in residential demand for both sales and leasing.
EC launches two films on history
The Election Commission yesterday launched two short films about Thai history and its own history ahead of the upcoming Asean Economic Community (AEC).
24 hours in the old kingdom
IT WAS time to get back to an old habit, a good one. A habit that allows me to add a new entry on my list of visited places away from the city I frequently visit -- Bangkok. Off Bangkok, there are a good number of destinations one must see. Ive gone as far as Chiang Mai, the island of Phuket and Koh Chang, and Pattaya, the closest to the city.

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Khao San Road related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 10:13 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.
Partys over for some on Pub Street
For the past decade, Siem Reaps answer to Khao San Road has pulled in the punters with cheap and cheerful fun. Now rent hikes are forcing out some of its longest-standing businesses
That rare find: The Toronto Thai joint that (mostly) pulls no punches
Monte Wans Nana, for the most part, doesnt dilute traditional flavours for a Canadian audience
Pattaya Mail
The next meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) will be on Sunday, January 4. Everyone is warmly welcome.

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Pai Thailand related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 1:15 pm

Meeting the Karen people of Thailand
Ronan O-:39:Connell visits the Karen people, in remote northern Thailand, where tradition and technology are colliding.
Investigator Initiated Trials is Topic of New Handbook Sponsored by Quintiles
Quintiles today announced the launch of a handbook to guide physicians in the conduct of investigator initiated clinical trials. Top clinical researchers from academia and industry

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Koh Tao related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 4:17 pm

Koh Tao retains feel of earlier age
Angela Pownall finds a Thai island that can be genuinely remote
A dreamy Thai island
The singlet-clad Canadian tourist, whose name is either Eve or Eva, says: -quot:If this was at home, we-:39:d ruin it by having a giant guard rail and a sign every 10 steps saying -:39:Do Not Fall Off the Walkway-:39:.-quot:
Backpacker murderers-:39: fatal mistake
Thai police have revealed the fatal mistake made by two men accused of the murder and rape of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on the tranquil holiday island of Koh Tao.
Lose yourself in Koh Samui
Koh Samui floats in the Gulf of Thailand like a tiny Tasmania that-:39:s gone troppo. If you visited years ago as an island-hopper, packing not much more than a sarong and a change of mind, be prepared for a shock - Samui-:39:s past, present and future, telescoped into now, greet you as you step off the ferry or plane.
Lawyer confident of testimony to clear Myanmar duo of Britons-:39: murders
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A lawyer for two Myanmar nationals indicted over the murder of two British tourists on a Thai holiday island said on Friday he was confident of persuading scared witnesses to testi...
Myanmar migrants face July trial for Brit deaths in Thailand
Bangkok (AFP) - Two Myanmar migrant workers accused of murdering a pair of British holidaymakers at a Thai diving resort will be held in custody until their full trial begins in July next year, their lawyer said Friday.
Myanmar says workers innocent of murdering Britons in Thailand
By Jared Ferrie YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar investigators said on Thursday they believe two Myanmar men accused of murdering two British tourists in Thailand are innocent, but witnesses ...

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Koh Lanta related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 10:19 am

France-:39:s TF1 Takes -:39:The Flash,-:39: -:39:Stalker,-:39: Three Other Warner Bros. Series
The top-rated network adds U.S. hits, including -:39:The Mysteries of Laura-:39: and DC series, to rebuild its drama slate.
10 Faraway Trips From Singapore Under $800 Including Flights And Hotel
Here is a specially curated list of 10 Faraway Vacations from Singapore under 800 bucks - inclusive of flight and 2 nights of accommodation in a hotel with a private room (i.e not a guest house!). The plane to Maldives will bring you to a secluded tropical island nation filled with clear blue seas and white sandy beaches. Unlike in the past where a Maldives flight was sure to cost more than a ...

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Koh Chang related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 1, 2015, 3:21 pm

A Thai island for every occasion
The Gulf of Thailand caters to all tastes, as John Borthwick finds.
Toa Payoh vandalism: Three plead guilty
Reagan Tan Chang Zhi, Chay Nam Shen and Boaz Koh Wen Jie pleaded guilty to five charges each including that of vandalism, trespass and theft.
24 hours in the old kingdom
IT WAS time to get back to an old habit, a good one. A habit that allows me to add a new entry on my list of visited places away from the city I frequently visit -- Bangkok. Off Bangkok, there are a good number of destinations one must see. Ive gone as far as Chiang Mai, the island of Phuket and Koh Chang, and Pattaya, the closest to the city. Ive questioned myself why I never set foot in ...
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KUCHING: Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh is now officially the president of United Peoples Party (UPP) after the partys inaugural triennial delegates conference (TDC) that went well at KTS Garden here yesterday.
Disinflation, weaker growth put pressure on Asian central banks
By Koh Gui Qing and Christine Kim BEIJING:SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese factories were forced to cut prices for the sixth straight month in January to sell their products, while economic gr...
China January factory growth stalls, deflation pressures build, bad debt rises
By Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - China-:39:s manufacturing growth stalled for the second straight month in January and companies had to cut prices at a faster clip to win new business, a...
China Jan factory growth stalls, deflation pressures build, bad debt rises
By Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - China-:39:s manufacturing growth stalled for the second straight month in January and companies had to cut prices at a faster clip to win new business, a...

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