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Thai related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 11:09 am

Overfishing drives Thai boats to use more slave labor, sail further
By Alex Whiting LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Decades of overfishing and the international demand for cheap seafood mean Thai boats are increasingly turning to slave labor as fishermen flee worsening working conditions, a rights group said on Wednesday. Thai waters are one of the world-:39:s most over-fished regions, and Thai boats now catch just 14 percent of what they caught in the mid ...
Thai Airways plane hits turbulence, 11 on board injured
A Thai Airways plane hit severe turbulence over Thailand that injured 11 people Thursday, the airline said. The Airbus A340-600 landed safely at its destination, Bangkok-:39:s Suvarnabhumi International Airport, ...
Overfishing drives Thai boats to use more slave labour, sail further
By Alex Whiting LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Decades of overfishing and the international demand for cheap seafood mean Thai boats are increasingly turning to slave labour as fishermen flee worsening working conditions, a rights group said on Wednesday. Thai waters are one of the world-:39:s most over-fished regions, and Thai boats now catch just 14 percent of what they caught in the mid ...
Tata Steel Thai unit expects net loss for 2014:15 on weak demand
Tata Steel Thailand PCL, the Thai unit of India-:39:s Tata Steel Group, said on Wednesday it expected to post a net loss for the fiscal year ending March 2015, hit by falling steel prices and weak demand. Thailand-:39:s domestic steel demand is expected to rise at least 5 percent, to about 18.5 million tonnes, in 2015 on the back of an improving economic outlook, while steel prices have bottomed out and ...
Thai actors sentenced for crime of -:39:lese-majeste-:39:
Bangkok, Feb 23 (IANS:EFE) The Thai Criminal Court Monday sentenced two actors to two years and six months of imprisonment for the crime of -quot:lese-majeste-quot:, media reported. Patiwat Saraiyaem, a 23-year-old student, and activist Porntip Mankong, 26, pleaded guilty to defaming the monarchy, or lese-majeste, during a performance of -:39:The Wolf Bride-:39:, a fictional satire in October 2013. -quot:It is yet ...
-:39:Fertility tourism-:39: struck down by Thai lawmakers. Why now?
Thailands military-dominated parliament has passed a law banning foreigners from paying Thai women to be surrogates, which threatens to pushthe countrys booming fertility tourism industry underground.The move follows a string of scandals involving Australians and Japanese who hired Thai women to carry fetuses to term. The new law actually prohibits all commercial surrogacy in Thailand, but ...
TABLE-Asian physical rubber prices - Feb 26
BANGKOK, Feb 26 (Reuters) - PRICES OF PHYSICAL RUBBER COMPARED TO Feb 25 Grade Prices Change Thai RSS3 (April) $1.89:kg +$0.01 Thai STR20 (April) $1.51:kg +$0.01 Malaysia SMR20 (April) $1.42:kg +$0.02 ...

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Bangkok related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 7:12 am

Thai junta chief may testify to agency probing 2010 crackdown
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand-:39:s junta chief Thursday said he is willing to provide testimony about his involvement in a deadly 2010 military crackdown on anti-government protesters in Bangkok that left more than 90 dead.
Thai police detain three demonstrators in Bangkok
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai police detained three demonstrators on Sunday after they called for a public forum to exchange ideas with the ruling military junta, in the latest move against freedom of expression.
Former Thai leaders may face impeachment over 2010 crackdown
Bangkok (AFP) - Two prominent pro-establishment Thai politicians should face impeachment for their role in a 2010 military crackdown that killed more than 90 anti-government protesters, the country-:39:s powerful graft watchdog said Tuesday.
Thai pair jailed for more than two years for royal slur in play
Bangkok (AFP) - Two young Thais accused of defaming the monarchy in a university play were jailed for two and a half years on Monday, as the ruling junta intensifies a crackdown under a controversial lese majeste law.
Two Thais await ruling for -:39:insulting-:39: royals in play
Bangkok (AFP) - Two young Thais accused of insulting the monarchy in a university play braced for sentencing Monday as the ruling junta intensifies its crackdown on perceived royal slurs under the kingdom-:39:s controversial lese majeste law.
Tseng, Lewis and Lang share LPGA Thailand lead
Bangkok (AFP) - Two-time winner Tseng Yani hit seven birdies on Thursday to share the overnight lead with American duo Stacy Lewis and Brittany Lang after the first round of the Honda LPGA Thailand.
As China circles, US-Thai military friendship stumbles
Bangkok (AFP) - Perturbed by Thailand-:39:s coup, the United States has scaled back a showpiece joint military exercise with its Southeast Asian ally, but analysts say that with China circling for influence, Washington will not push the kingdom-:39:s generals too far.

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Pattaya related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 12:17 pm

Hantuchova takes third Pattaya Open tennis title
Slovakia-:39:s Daniela Hantuchova took the WTA Pattaya Open on Sunday with a gripping three-set 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Croatian Ajla Tomljanovic. The win is the third for Hantuchova in Pattaya, who took back-to-back titles in 2011 and 2012. Both women had endured punishing three-set semi-finals on Saturday, with baseliner Hantuchova prevailing over New Zealand-:39:s Marina Erakovic, while Tomjanovic ...
Tennis - Tennis: Hantuchova takes third Pattaya Open title
- Slovakia-:39:s Daniela Hantuchovatook the WTA Pattaya Open on Sunday with a gripping three-set 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Croatian Ajla Tomljanovic. The win is the third for Hantuchova in Pattaya, who took back-to-back titles in 2011 and 2012.
Top seed Peng Shuai tumbles out in Pattaya upset
China-:39:s top-ranked player Peng Shuai tumbled out of the Pattaya Open in a three-set loss to Japan-:39:s Misaki Doi, as two-time champion Vera Zvonareva advanced to the third round. Top-seeded Peng Shuai, a hot favourite in a weak field in Thailand after making it to the last 16 at the Australian Open, went down 3-6, 6-2, 2-6 to Doi, the world number 104. Zvonareva, who won back-to-back Pattaya ...
Tennis-Pattaya Open women-:39:s singles round 1 results
Feb 10 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Pattaya Open Women-:39:s Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Yuliya Beygelzimer (Ukraine) beat Kimiko Date-Krumm (Japan) 5-7 7-6(6) 6-2 6-Jarmila Gajdosova (Australia) beat Misa Eguchi (Japan) 6-3 7-6(1) Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) beat 3-Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) 1-6 6-3 6-1 Zheng Saisai (China) beat Xu Yifan (China) 6-4 6-2 Marina Erakovic (New ...
Tennis - Top seed Peng Shuai tumbles out in Pattaya upset
- China-:39:s top ranked player Peng Shuai tumbled out of the Thailand Pattaya Open in a three set loss to Japan-:39:s Misaki Doi, as two-time champion Vera Zvonareva advanced to the third round also at the expense of a Chinese player. Top seeded Peng Shuai, a hot favourite in a weak Pattaya field after making it to the last 16 at the Australian Open, went down 3-6, 6-2, 2-6 to Doi, the world number 104.
Tennis-Pattaya Open women-:39:s singles quarterfinal results
Feb 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Pattaya Open Women-:39:s Singles Quarterfinal matches on Friday 7-Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) beat Misaki Doi (Japan) 6-4 6-2 Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) beat Duan Yingying (China) 6-3 6-0 Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 2-6 7-6(6) 7-5 Ajla Tomljanovic (Croatia) beat Evgeniya Rodina (Russia) 7-6(4) 6-2
Tennis-Pattaya Open women-:39:s singles round 2 results
Feb 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Pattaya Open Women-:39:s Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday Ajla Tomljanovic (Croatia) beat 6-Jarmila Gajdosova (Australia) 7-6(3) 6-3 Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) beat Zheng Saisai (China) 7-6(5) 6-2 Duan Yingying (China) beat Zhu Lin (China) 6-1 (Zhu L retired) Evgeniya Rodina (Russia) beat 4-Kurumi Nara (Japan) 6-2 6-4

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Samui related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 7:27 am

Australian Jack Hansen-Bartel a victim of Thailand-:39:s brutal underbelly
Oct. 4, 2014, 9:27 p.m. Bangkok: 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.
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.
Best travel deals of the week
A selection of the best international and local travel deals of the week.

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Krabi related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 7:34 am

Sacred heights to new seas
I had to climb a sacred mountain in Sri Lanka to find out about the Thai island of Koh Lipe 60km off the coast in the Tarutao marine park and close to Malaysia.
The best of Thai beds
Youre spoilt for hotel choice in Thailand. John Borthwick reviews a few that stand out from the crowd.
Tsunami warning after Indonesia quake
-:39:-:39:-:39:Update, 8pm:-:39:-:39:-:39: An 8.6 magnitude earthquake has struck off Indonesia this afternoon, leading panicked locals to leave their homes to seek refuge.
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.
Wave of woe
December 26 will mark the 10th anniversary of the Boxing Day tsunami, the most devastating natural disaster of modern times, in which more than 225,000 people died across 13 South-East Asian countries.
Beauty and a feast in Cuba
Steve McKenna enjoys some memorable seafood, salsa and Caribbean sunsets on an island in flux.
Best travel deals of the week
Best travel deals of the week

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Phuket related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 12:39 pm

Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket makes milestones
%image%The new first-ever Animal Welfare Law in Thailand became effective on December 27th 2014, largely as a result of the efforts of John Dalley from Soi Dog Foundation, based in Phuket. Soi Dog Foundation, as part of the ACPA (Asian Canine Protection ...
Small quake hits Phang Nga province in Thailand
A 4.0-MAGNITUDE earthquake hit the southern province of Phang Nga yesterday afternoon, with tremors felt in the neighbouring provinces of Phuket and Krabi. The National Disaster Warning Centre reported that the 1pm quake at Koh Yao was about 2 kilometres below the surface. There were no reports of a tsunami. News website Phuketwan quoted a reader as saying the tremor was felt at the Phuket ...
Muslim residents protest in Phuket
Some 200 residents of Ao Makham in Phuket-:39:s Muang district protest in front of Phuket Panwa Beachfront Resort Thursday morning in search of an explanation after an anonymous complaint was filed with the PM-:39:s Office.
What Is Nargis Fakhris Secret Mission In Phuket?
Kick actress Nargis Fakhri recently visited Phuket to undergo a secret 12 days martial arts training at boot camp Muay Thai. Nargis recently visited a Muay Thai boot camp for 12 days in Phuket to learn the core of the form. Known for her astute sense of fitness, this is something she absolutely wanted to do and since she found a little breather in her schedule amidst busy schedule, a source ...
Melbourne man killed in Thailand
A Melbourne man has been killed in a motorbike accident on the Thai holiday island of Phuket.
Pattaya Mail
Patipat Sawasdee (2nd left), Qatar Airways - Commercial Manager Phuket:Pattaya, and Thanunphatch Rojwattanasopha (3rd left), Abacus - Senior Executive Sales (3rd left), were welcomed by the Massic Travel team, including Afsar Khan Ali (left), Benjapa Namlao (front 2nd right), and Vikrom Malhotra (right), during their recent visit to the Eastern Seaboards Friendliest Travel Agents.
Tourist slashes own throat at Phuket resort
PHUKET (Phuket Gazette) -- A Chinese tourist attempted to take her own life when she slit her throat with a kitchen knife at Supalai Resort and Spa Phuket in Thalang this ...

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Phangan related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 10:42 am

Boracay named best beach in Asia
Boracay was named as the best beach in Asia yesterday by the worlds largest travel website, TripAdvisor in its 2015 Travelers Choice Awards.Two other beaches in the Philippines also were named in Travelers Choice Awards top 25 beaches in the world. They are Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) also in Boracay, Aklan ranking fifth, and the Secret Lagoon Beach in El Nido, Palawan ranking 16th ...
Celebrity Nominees Receive Fabulous Gifts and Beauty Treatments at Secret Room Events Beauty Bar and Luxury Lounge ...
Celebrities and nominees enjoyed getting pampered with spa and beauty services while being introduced to exciting new products, services and travel resorts. (PRWeb February 23, 2015) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2015:02:prweb12537068.htm
A New Look for an Old Landmark in Koh Samui-:39:s Plush Fisherman-:39:s Village: The B1 Organic Suites.
An exciting landmark in the heart of Koh Samuis uber-chic Fishermans Village has a new name: B1 Organic Suites. Previously known as the B1 Villa, it has been completely refurbished by new management and is strongly positioned in the top tier of luxury properties serving discerning travellers. (PRWeb February 10, 2015) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2015:02:prweb12497344 ...

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Hua Hin related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 26, 2015, 6:46 pm

Jimenez leads Thai Open by 1 from Kiradech after 2nd round
HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) Miguel Jimenez bogeyed his last hole but still led the Thailand Classic by one shot after the second round at Black Mountain on Friday.
Hend shoots 66 to take 3rd-round lead at Thailand Classic
HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) Scott Hend of Australia surged into lead of the Thailand Classic on Saturday by shooting a 6-under 66 in the third round despite a bogey on the last hole.
Dodt edges Thongchai, Hend to win Thailand Classic
HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) Australian Andre Dodt won his second European Tour title after he pipped countryman Scott Hend and local favorite Thongchai Jaidee by one shot in the Thailand Classic at the Black Mountain Golf Club on Sunday.
Shiv joint 11th, Randhawa tied 15th in Thailand Classic golf
Hua Hin (Thailand), Feb 15 (IANS) Indian golfers Shiv Kapur and Jyoti Randhawa finished joint 11th and tied 15th, respectively, after the final round of the the $2 million True Thailand Classic here Sunday.
Golfer Randhawa fires 65 to share ninth spot in Thailand
Hua Hin (Thailand), Feb 14 (IANS) Veteran Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa fired seven-under 65 to jump 39 places and finished joint ninth, while Shiv Kapur shared 20th position after the third round of the $2 million True Thailand Classic here Saturday.
Atwal soars, Shiv slips in Thailand Classic golf
Hua Hin (Thailand), Feb 13 (IANS) Indian golfer Arjun Atwal fired five-under 67 to jump 55 places and finished joint 35th, while Shiv Kapur slipped down with a 73 after the second round of the inaugural $2 million True Thailand Classic here Friday.
Golfer Lahiri looks for further success in Thailand
Hua Hin (Thailand), Feb 11 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri is determined to scale greater heights when he takes his place as the highest ranked player at the inaugural $2 million Thailand Classic that tees off Thursday. The 27-year-old, ranked 37th in the world, is enjoying one of the best times of his career, having claimed his biggest victory in Malaysia last week. Voted as the Players ...

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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!      lastest updated : February 26, 2015, 10:57 am

Gay Travel: Trending Places To Visit 2015
Contemplating over how to use those frequent flyer miles this year? After compiling our popular list of incredible Out Adventures to experience before you die, we thought we-:39:d come up some ideas of where to get started on that goal, this year.
Lao and Thai Border Officials Team Up Against Trafficking of Young Women
Lao immigration officials will work with their Thai counterparts to prevent underage girls from entering Thailand in a bid to prevent them from being lured into the sex industry by human ...

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Rayong related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 25, 2015, 2:02 am

Govt ready to serve the people in Sarawak: DPM
BAU: Despite several hiccups among some of the state Barisan Nasional component parties, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is confident that they can still hold the ground for future elections. They have been ready both politically and to serve the peoples needs at all times, said Muhyiddin after meeting the people session at Bau Civic Centre here today. He said Chief Minister ...
Rojana Spends a Lump Sum on Building Two New Industrial Parks in Chonburi, Thailand
BANGKOK, Feb. 23, 2015 :PRNewswire: -- Rojana Industrial Park Public Co., Ltd. is spending a large amount of budget on its industrial expansion in 2015. It is building two new industrial parks in Chonburi province and Laem Chabang in preparation for future foreign investments, especially those from Japan and China as main target, as well as those from other countries in the region, where ...

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Udonthani related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 24, 2015, 2:04 pm

Total votes
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.
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.

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Khon Kaen related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 26, 2015, 4:07 am

In red heartlands, Thai army keeps a lid on dissent
-quot:Soldiers are always following me around,-quot: Pongpit, a DJ at a red shirt radio station before it was shut down after last May-:39:s military coup. In this rural stronghold of deposed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her exiled brother Thaksin, supporters are fuming at last month-:39:s decision by the junta-appointed assembly to ban her from politics for five years.
TCEB Celebrates Success Of Thailand Mice Venue Standard
BANGKOK, Feb. 6,2015 :PRNewswire: --The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB today kicked-off 2015 with an aggressive development plan to drive Thailand-:39:s MICE industry ...

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Ayutthaya related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 23, 2015, 11:09 am

Slow boat to Thailand-:39:s temple cities of Ayutthaya and Sukhothai
Michelle Jana Chan swaps the bustle of Bangkok for a lazy river journey to Thailand-:39:s ancient temple cities
Pattaya Mail
AYUTTHAYA, 13 Feb 2015 - Ayutthaya province has injected a budget of more than 30 million baht into a campaign aimed at helping local people survive the drought crisis.
Veteran sculptor succumbs to heart disease
AFTER SUFFERING from heart disease for 13 years, veteran wood sculptor Saiyart Semangern died yesterday aged 70. His funeral was held at Wat Bumpen Tai in Bangkok-:39:s Min Buri district.
Phu Phra Bat Park chosen for Unesco Heritage list
THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly yesterday approved the Culture Ministry-:39:s proposal to nominate Udon Thani-:39:s Phu Phra Bat Park as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Food for the future
Why are we relying on pre-packaged and processed foodstuff when we could be feasting on local, organically grown produce? Spoilt by more than 25 years of supermarkets and pre-packaged foods, Thais, i .....
Thailand Valentine-:39:s Day: Teenagers Should Avoid Sex, Go To Temples Instead, Officials Say
Thailands Ministry of Interior Affairs is cracking down on underage sex ahead of Valentine-:39:s Day as a response to recent media surveys that showed teenagers in the country pick the unofficial holiday as the perfect day to lose their virginity. The ministry has issued an order to all provincial authorities to ensure that nightclubs and hotels observe underage sex laws in the country, and city ...
Honda Motor Co. Ltd (HMC): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Equity Research Report
Honda posted a 15.1% decrease in earnings to $1.13 billion or $0.63 per share in the third quarter of fiscal 2015. However, earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.55

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Sukhothai related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 9:11 am

The year of the town house in Thailand
The domestic midtown market in Bangkok is fed by a generational shift in local lifestyle that is seeing younger, smaller households relocate to mass-market condominiums, it revealed. The downtown condominium market in 2015 will be competitive, with the launch of many new developments, but continued demand will ensure that opportunities exist for the canny investor.

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Khao San Road related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : February 23, 2015, 2:13 am

Hilton Worldwide Expands Portfolio in San Francisco with Acquisition of Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco Union Square
Hilton Worldwide today announced the closing of the acquisition of Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco - Union Square. The property, which will be renamed Parc 55 San Francisco a Hilton Hotel, adds 1,024 guest rooms, 54 suites and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and function space to Hiltons existing portfolio of San Francisco hotels.

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Pai Thailand related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 26, 2015, 6:15 pm

Young people are driving an explosion of ecommerce in Bangkok and beyond
Lars Henriksson looks at how a huge epansion in ecommerce sales is set to transform Thailand-:39:s retail sector, and explains what it means for investors. The post Young people are driving an explosion of ecommerce in Bangkok and beyond was first published on MoneyWeek .
Meeting the Karen people of Thailand
Ronan O-:39:Connell visits the Karen people, in remote northern Thailand, where tradition and technology are colliding.

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Koh Tao related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 27, 2015, 5:17 am

Kiwi backpacker found dead in Thailand
A New Zealand-born woman has died while backpacking in Thailand.Christina Marian Annesley, 23, was born in Lower Hutt and lived most of her life in London.She was found dead in a bungalow on the Thai island of Koh Tao last Wednesday...
Thailand beach murders: Fund for Hannah Witheridge raises 3,000 so family can attend trial of alleged killers
A fund has been set up so the family of a British student murdered on a Thai beach can attend the trial of her alleged killers. They had met as they travelled around South East Asia on a holiday of a lifetime and were targeted during a walk on the beach.
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.
Kiwi backpacker dies in Thailand
A New Zealand-born woman has died while backpacking in Thailand. read more
Thailand murder-accused cash appeal
Two migrant workers accused of killing two British students in Thailand are being held in cramped prison conditions as they seek to raise sufficient funds to ensure a fair trial, campaigners have said.
Australian Jack Hansen-Bartel a victim of Thailand-:39:s brutal underbelly
Oct. 4, 2014, 9:27 p.m. Bangkok: 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.
Brother of Kiwi found dead in Thailand: -:39:She was one of those people everyone liked-:39:
The brother of a NZ-born woman found dead on a Thai island says he-:39:s been overwhelmed by people-:39:s generosity in helping him get to her funeral.Christina Marian Annesley, 23, was born in Lower Hutt and lived most of her life in London.She...

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Koh Lanta related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 26, 2015, 1:19 pm

Navy rescues tourists off Koh Lanta
The Navy was alerted at 8pm that a boat with foreign tourists has broken down about 15 nautical miles from Koh Lanta. Another boat apparently had tried to help but ended up colliding with ...
Wellness Tourism Explodes Into $500 Billion Industry
To celebrate her 40th birthday, Ann Abraham, an information technology consultant in Dallas, wanted to try something completely new. She had traveled with friends and family in the past, but shed never taken a solo trip. And, to mark what was a milestone in her life, she wanted to discover something about herself.

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Koh Chang related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : February 24, 2015, 11:21 am

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.
Today in History
Today is Sunday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2015. There are 312 days left in the year.
Toa Payoh rooftop vandalism: Last teen pleads guilty
TODAY reports: Goh Rong Liang, 18, pleaded guilty to four charges of vandalism, theft and criminal trespass.
Thailands Military Moves Closer To China
China-:39:s Defense Minister Chang Wanquan, left, and Thailand-:39:s Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan walk during a ceremony at the Ministry of Defense in Bangkok, Thailand on ...
Today In History, February 22nd
It is George Washington-:39:s birthday. Find out what else happened today in history.
Boeing, Korean Air Announce Order for Five 777 Freighters
SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2015 :PRNewswire: --Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Korean Air today finalized an order for five 777 Freighters. The order, valued at more than $1.5 billion at current list prices, will add further ...
Chinas defence minister visits Prayut
China-:39:s Defence Minister and State Councillor Chang Wanquan paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at the Government House Friday ...

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