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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 : January 31, 2015, 5:14 am

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Thai junta blocks discussion of media censorship
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand-:39:s junta has forced the cancellation of a prominent civic forum examining its repressive media policies since the military toppled an elected government last ...
Thai military ramps up -:39:attitude adjustment-:39: for critics
Bangkok (AFP) - A prominent leader of the opposition Red Shirt movement and a former minister Friday became the latest critic of Thailand-:39:s junta forced to report to barracks for -quot:attitude adjustment-quot: as the military ramps up its campaign against dissent.

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Pattaya related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 7:18 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 ...
PR Center
Hilton Pattaya today announces its Valentines Day special package which will be offered on Saturday, February 14, 2015.
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.
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.
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!      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 3:29 am

New book -quot:Short Time in Samui-quot: details divorced mans emotional quest to build a new life
Author, JJ Stone desperately searches for love in Thailand (PRWeb January 30, 2015) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2015:01:prweb12478097.htm
Wei Wei Enjoying New Year-:39:s Eve in Nikki Beach Resort Koh Samui
KOH SAMUI, Thailand, Jan. 14, 2015 :PRNewswire: -- Nikki Beach Resort Koh Samui was the ultimate place to see and be seen for New Year-:39:s Eve 2015. The celebration began at 7:00pm, with Nikki Beach Koh Samui-:39:s signature champagne gala dinner at the main hall. After dinner, the guests headed to the world famous Nikki Beach sun beds with drinks and music continued till late into the night. Live DJs ...
Torridge pub first to offer DIY Thai barbecue, according to its owners
Karl Ayres runs the Torridge Inn in Taddiport alongside his wife Nusara. The pair met in Koh Samui in Thailand and have been married for more than 11 years.
Vestergaard-:39:s Thailand Operation Delivers First Locally Made VTS To Bangkok Airways
For Vestergaard, the sale was the first of a locally produced VTS to the Thai market.
Pattaya Mail
Bangkok Airways recently received its latest Airbus A319 at Suvarnabhumi Airport. This type of aircraft holds 144 economy class seats and will be serving domestic routes such as Samui, Phuket, Udon Thani and Chiang Mai.
A Thai island for every occasion
The Gulf of Thailand caters to all tastes, as John Borthwick finds.
Western rain too late for graziers
HEAVY falls in western Victoria early this week are likely to do more harm than good, further compromising pasture and channeling little run-off into farm dams.

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Krabi related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 3:34 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 : January 31, 2015, 6:38 am

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
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.
John and Gill Dalley battle Thailand-:39:s illegal dog meat trade
In Thailands clandestine dog meat trade countless dogs pets and strays alike have been seized from streets and outside homes by criminal gangs that cater to vendors and restaurants selling canine meat from Thailand to Vietnam. John Dalley will have none of that. We had a dog back home, but I wasnt particularly involved with animal rights, recalls Mr. Dalley, a lanky, cordial man. It pays ...
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.
Thailand: Armed vigilantes tackle human trafficking of Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims
With his bullet-proof vest, shotgun and sunglasses, Kompat Sompaorat could be mistaken for a member of a SWAT team. He actually belongs to a group of Thai civilians tracking down human traffickers on one of Asia-:39:s busiest smuggling routes. The volunteers mainly fishermen and other villagers patrol the estuaries and jungles of Phang Nga province, a popular tourist destination in southern ...

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Phangan related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 1:41 am

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.
Travel deals: Discount on stays at Buri Rasa Village resort Koh Phangan, Thailand
Stay at the Buri Rasa Village in Koh Phangan for just $999 for two - down from $3050.
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.

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Hua Hin related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : January 31, 2015, 5:47 am

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.
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.
Shop, eat or just feel the serenity
There are 13 Amari hotels and resorts across Thailand with Amari Doha in Qatar set to open by the end of the year and Amari Ludhiana in Punjab to follow.

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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 : January 31, 2015, 4:57 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!      lastest updated : January 30, 2015, 5:02 am

PTT firm -:39:wants fishermen to lower compensation demand-:39:
Arbitration by officials from Rayong Provincial Court over a lawsuit lodged last July by 429 local fishermen against PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) for Bt400 million in compensation and the setting up of a rehabilitation fund after an oil leak off Rayong on June 27, 2013, is slated to continue on March 13.
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LUBOK ANTU: Kaban Kunsil Nengeri Engkilili Dr Johnnical Rayong anak Ngipa meransang rayat ke diau di menua pesisir nyukung perintah Barisan Nasional (BN) maya Pengawa Bepilih Kunsil Nengeri (PRN) ke deka diatur dudi tu ila.
Tetra Pak opens 5m-euro technical training centre in Rayong
TETRA Pak, a leading food processing and packaging company, yesterday announced the inauguration of its latest technical training centre in Rayong.
Site Last Updated 11:17 am, Monday
ENGKILILI: Engkilili assemblyman Dr Johnnical Rayong Ngipa has advised local community leaders to work harder in providing input to the government on problems faced by the longhouse folk.
Site Last Updated 4:42 pm, Sunday
KUCHING: Engkilili assemblyman Dr Johnical Rayong Ngipa has expressed his hope that Barisan Nasional (BN) will place winnable candidates and parties in the proposed 11 new state seats.
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 ...

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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 : January 29, 2015, 5:07 pm

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.
Two flights report problems, turn back to Bangkok
A domestic flight of Thai AirAsia - and a long haul Bangkok-London flight of Thai Airways International - both made emergency landings yesterday due to technical problems. Thai AirAsia-:39:s flight FD3254 departed from Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok at 11:10am for Khon Kaen in the Northeast yesterday. But it returned to Don Mueang shortly after take-off when pilots detected an ...
Total household garbage cut
PCD helps slash yearly amount by 2 million tonnes
2015 Asian Tour Q-School - Final Stage
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. Two of the First Stage venues were completed on Friday with several Australians advancing to the Final.
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.
Pattaya Mail
BANGKOK, Jan 9 -- Transport Minister Prajin Juntong said Friday he is confident that the first phase of the double-track railway project will be complete within two years, four years earlier than originally scheduled.
AirAsia plane in Thailand turns back due to -:39:irregularity-:39:
Bangkok, Dec 30: An AirAsia flight bound for northeast Thailand was forced to turn back to the capital Bangkok soon after take off on Tuesday after pilots detected an -quot:irregularity-quot: in the luggage compartment. AirAsia FlightFD3254, which departed Don Mueang

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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 : January 25, 2015, 11:13 pm

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.
Tourists Are Reporting a Dramatic Surge in Harassment by Thai Police
The Land of Smiles? How about the Land of Shakedowns?
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
19 events worth traveling for in 2015
Still haven-:39:t filled your 2015 travel calendar?
How Thais fill their tummies in 2014
Thailand-:39:s culinary historians will no doubt have already flagged 2014 as the year everyone seemed to go crazy for macaroons and tea rooms
How Thais spend their tummies in 2014
You dined with dogs, got a meal off a truck and sampled exotic popcorn. All this and Hello Kitty too THAILAND-:39:S CULINARY historians will no doubt have already flagged 2014 as the year everyone seemed to go crazy for macaroons and tea rooms. There was more than that, of course, and we-:39:re not talking about the molecular fad that will probably remain in orbit a little longer. The dining scene in ...
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

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Pai Thailand related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : January 30, 2015, 10:15 am

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!      lastest updated : January 30, 2015, 7:17 pm

British tourist found dead on Thailands Koh Tao isle had consumed Valium alcohol Police
BANGKOK (AFP) - A British backpacker who was found dead on a popular Thai tourist island had consumed a potentially fatal combination of alcohol and Valium, the police said on Tuesday, ...
Fears for Brit Lauren Hebden after she goes missing on Koh Tao
A British-based website, Missing Abroad, is reporting that Lauren Hebden, 26, from Bradford, has not been heard of since last month after last being seen on Koh Tao (pictured).
Fears grow as British backpacker disappears from Koh Tao
Fears are growing for a missing 27-year-old British backpacker who was last known to be on the Thai Island where three British travellers died recently.
Lauren Hebden: Desperate hunt for missing British backpacker last seen on Thai holiday isle
A desperate hunt has been launched to try and find a British backpacker last seen on the Thai holiday isle of Koh Tao. -quot:Missing Abroad-quot: are now leading the search for 27-year-old Lauren.
British backpacker found dead on Thai tourist island
A British backpacker has been discovered dead on the popular Thai tourist island of Koh Tao, police said Friday, four months after a British couple were found murdered there. Police said the body of Christina Annesley, 23, was discovered inside a bungalow room at a resort on the eastern side of the island on Wednesday. -quot:There was no trace of a fight and her body has no wounds,-quot: local police ...
UK tourist found dead in Thailand consumed Valium, alcohol: Police
BANGKOK - A British backpacker who was found dead on a popular Thai tourist island had consumed a potentially fatal combination of alcohol and Valium, police said Tuesday citing preliminary autopsy data. The body of Christina Annesley, 23, was discovered in a bungalow on Koh Tao, southern Thailand, last Wednesday. -quot:The initial results from the autopsy found Valium and alcohol in the victim-:39:s ...
British backpacker found dead on same Thai island British pair were murdered
Christina Annesley has been named online as the British national whose body was found on the holiday island of Koh Tao A British backpacker has been found dead on the same Thai island where two British tourists were murdered last year. Christina Annesley has been named online as the British national whose body was found on the holiday island of Koh Tao on Wednesday. Continue reading...

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Koh Lanta related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : January 30, 2015, 7:19 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! Australia      lastest updated : January 28, 2015, 2:21 pm

Koh Kood could be heaven for everyone
Jungle-clad Koh Kood is a last frontier in Thai tourism. The country-:39:s fourth largest island, it doesn-:39:t yet have an ATM. Even more extraordinary in this land of a million mini-marts, there is not one 7-Eleven store. Well, not so far.
A Thai island for every occasion
The Gulf of Thailand caters to all tastes, as John Borthwick finds.
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...
Evaporating inflation and growth put pressure on central banks
By Jonathan Cable and Koh Gui Qing LONDON:BEIJING (Reuters) - Businesses across Asia and Europe have slashed prices at the start of the year to drum up trade, surveys showed on Friday, ...
Take me to the water
The drone of the longboat-:39:s motor isn-:39:t noticeable until it-:39:s not there any more and its sudden absence cuts off our conversation more quickly than a request to shut up would have achieved.

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