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Thai related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : December 18, 2014, 5:09 pm

Thai Rom-Com About Learning English Smashes Local Box Office Record
-:39:I Fine..Thank You..Love You,-:39: promoted as a -quot:grammatically incorrect love story,-quot: pulled in just under $1 million on its opening day in Bangkok
Thai junta vows to -:39:hunt-:39: fugitive lese majeste suspects
The Thai junta on Wednesday said it will -quot:hunt-quot: fugitives wanted under the kingdom-:39:s strict royal defamation law, vowing to press foreign governments to hand over suspects seeking sanctuary abroad.
-:39:Pee Mak-:39: Approaching All-Time Record at Thailand Box Office
Already the second-highest grossing Thai film ever, the playful ghost comedy has a strong chance of climbing to the top spot thanks to the upcoming New Year holiday.
SE Asia Stocks -Mostly up: Thai shares end 6-day slump
JAKARTA, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets mostly rose on Wednesday, with Thai shares ending six consecutive sessions of losses to lead the regional gains. The Thai stock index rose 1.3 ...
Thai sea gypsies embrace modern life after tsunami
As he gently lowers a fishing net into an azure lagoon, Saponkit Klatalay concedes he no longer roams the waters for days and nights like generations of sea gypsies before him, but prefers to sleep on the Thai mainland where he was resettled after the 2004 tsunami. His village of -quot:Chao Lay-quot: sea-people drew on their ancestors-:39: knowledge to survive the deadly waves, but the disaster has also ...
Thai flight returns after passenger scalds crew
A Thai airline flight to China returned to Bangkok after a passenger assaulted a flight attendant by tossing hot water at her, the airline said Friday. A statement from the budget airline Thai AirAsia ...
SE Asia Stocks-Mixed: Thai shares rebound from six-month low
JAKARTA, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets traded mixed on Wednesday with Thai stocks rebounding from their lowest since June as the focus shifted to the central bank-:39:s policy rate meeting. ...

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Bangkok related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 2:12 pm

Bangkok Bank, SCB to offer $1.5 billion loan for Thai Union-:39:s Bumble Bee buy
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Bangkok Bank PCL and Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) will offer a $1.51 billion bridge loan to Thai Union Frozen Products to finance the purchase of U.S. tuna firm Bumble Bee Seafoods, executives from the two banks said.
Together With Bangkok Hotel Deals, Families Are Welcoming the New Year
As the winner of the 2014 TripAdvisor Traveler-:39:s Choice Award for -quot:Best Family Hotel,-quot: Mayfair, Bangkok - Marriott Executive Apartments is living up to that distinction this holiday season. Providing ...
Jet Asia Airways Scheduled Service Expansion Continues with Inaugural Flights to Jakarta and Jeddah
BANGKOK, Dec.19, 2014 :PRNewswire: -- Jet Asia Airways, a Full Service airline based at Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi airport has inaugurated scheduled service from Bangkok to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Airport every ...
Thai Union Frozen to buy U.S. tuna firm Bumble Bee for $1.5 billion
By Khettiya Jittapong BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Union Frozen Products , the world-:39:s largest canned tuna producer, is buying U.S. tuna major Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.5 billion from a private equity firm as part of a plan to double revenue to $8 billion by 2020 through overseas purchases. Thai Union, which makes -quot:Chicken of the Sea-quot: brand tuna and counts Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Costco Wholesale ...
Thailand welcomes China-:39:s Li as U.S. ties cool over coup
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Pracha Hariraksapitak BANGKOK (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will be the most high-profile foreign leader to visit Thailand on Friday since a May coup, signaling, Thailand says, its return to normal and a boost for trade in a region where the United States and China vie for influence. Li attends a two-day summit in Bangkok of leaders of Mekong River region ...
Sony -:39:DarkSeoul-:39: Hack Started at Bangkok St. Regis Hotel
The computer hackers drilled into the network at the elegant St. Regis Bangkok that night and, with a keystroke, laid bare the secrets of Sony Pictures Entertainment. What had begun with a secret incursion ...
Thai Rom-Com About Learning English Smashes Local Box Office Record
-:39:I Fine..Thank You..Love You,-:39: promoted as a -quot:grammatically incorrect love story,-quot: pulled in just under $1 million on its opening day in Bangkok

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Pattaya related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 9:16 pm

Pattaya Mail
The next meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) will be on Sunday, December 21. Everyone is warmly welcome. Club member David Garmaise will be presenting a video quiz, Name that Movie and providing his usual interesting and informative comments.
The Russians Aren-:39:t Feasting Like Monarchs In Thailand Anymore
Hard times have fallen on Pattaya.
Russian Tourists Are Canceling Their Vacation Plans In Thailand
Hard times have fallen on Pattaya, a beach resort about 60 miles southeast of Bangkok, as Russian tourists cancel their vacation plans amid the collapse of the ruble . -quot:Hotel room reservations from the Russian market have already dropped by 70% for this high season,-quot: Sanpetch Suppabawonsathien, president of the Thai Hotels Association, told the Bangkok Post . According to figures from the ...
Courtyard by Marriott South Pattaya opens.
Courtyard by Marriott South Pattaya Opens in Thailands Hottest Beach-Resort Destination A step away from Pattayas lively beach promenade, the 132-room Courtyard by Marriott South ...
Cruise, sailing businesses in Pattaya area expected to take off in 2015
The cruise and sailing business in Pattaya and the East Coast is expected to flourish next year as more tourists from neighbouring countries flock to the area. According to a study by the Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (Dasta), Pattaya could see a flood of visitors from neighbouring countries when 10 Southeast Asian nations meld into one single market under the Asean ...
Tanking Ruble Hits Russian Tourists, Thai Hotels
Russias plunging currency is creating serious concerns for Thailands multi-billion dollar tourism industry, already suffering for the past year because of political upheaval that culminated in the May 22 bloodless military coup. With the ruble crashing to record lows against the U.S. dollar and other currencies, Russians are cutting back on spending, including overseas travel. That cutback is ...
Business Insider: Russian tourists are cancelling their vacation plans in Thailand
Tourits relax on a beach of Pattaya, some 150 kms east of the Thai capital Bangkok. AFP Hard times have fallen on Pattaya, a beach resort about 60 miles southeast of Bangkok, as Russian tourists cancel their vacation plans amid the collapse of the ruble.

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Samui related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 2:27 pm

Migrants to stand trial for British tourist murders in Thailand
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. Police originally charged the two migrant workers with the murder of David Miller, 24, and the rape and murder of Hannah Witheridge, 23, in October, citing DNA tests and later confessions by the pair ...
Floating football pitch keeps Thai tourist blues at bay
Koh Samui (Thailand) (AFP) - With its stunning limestone cliffs towering over stilt houses surrounded by azure waters, the island of Panyee is a typical Thai paradise. But it-:39:s not mother nature drawing tourists here -- it-:39:s a floating football pitch.
Witnesses -:39:scared to testify-:39: over Brit tourist murders
A lawyer for two Myanmar migrants accused of murdering a pair of British holidaymakers on Thursday said key witnesses are too afraid to come forward, hampering his clients-:39: defence as they prepare to enter a plea. Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Tun, both migrant workers aged 21, were formally indicted for trial on Thursday and are due to enter a plea on Monday, according to prosecutors on nearby Koh Samui ...
Dan Wyllie secretly weds girlfriend
Aussie actor Dan Wyllie has exchanged vows with his girlfriend of six years Shannon Murphy at a private ceremony in Thailand.
Warning of strong winds
KUALA LUMPUR: STRONG winds and rough seas are expected in thewaters off Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, eastern Johor and Sarawak (Bintulu, Mukah, Rejang, Kuching) up toThursday.
Bangkok Airways and Garuda Indonesia Announce Codeshare Agreement
BANGKOK, Dec 11, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Bangkok Airways (PG) and Garuda Indonesia (GA) recently announced the commencement of their two-way codeshare agreement on Bangkok Airways-:39: selected flights in ...
Myanmar men plead not guilty in British tourists-:39: murders
Bangkok, Dec 8 (IANS) Two men from Myanmar accused of murdering two British tourists in Thailand pleaded not guilty Monday.

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Krabi related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 1:31 pm

Protesting Thai rubber farmers defy martial law
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai rubber farmers Tuesday defied a law banning political gatherings as the industry reels from record low prices, testing the junta-:39:s resolve to end the kingdom-:39:s subsidy culture.
Six of the best: Lesser-known Thai islands
The names may not ring a bell, but these islands have their own special attractions.
Bangkok Airways and Garuda Indonesia Announce Codeshare Agreement
BANGKOK, Dec 11, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Bangkok Airways (PG) and Garuda Indonesia (GA) recently announced the commencement of their two-way codeshare agreement on Bangkok Airways-:39: selected flights in ...
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.
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.

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Phuket related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 12:36 pm

Phuket an idyllic isle
Richard Pennick enjoys the sunshine, beaches, food, history and culture of this Thai island.
Phuket beach umbrellas: Confusion over new laws and bans
Tourists in Phuket have been told to bring their own umbrellas to the beach amid confusion about new laws at the weekend.
Charity part of Phuket life after tsunami
FORTUNATELY for Baan Kalim School, near the main beach, Patong, Boxing Day 2004 was not a school day.
Family fun in Phuket
Thailand is full of surprises and its latest image is as a family holiday destination.
Shock, grief over Phuket stabbing death
UPDATE: 8.30AM Phuket police were last night hunting two men after the stabbing death of Perth travel agent Michelle Smith during a botched bag snatch attempt on the popular holiday island.
Perth woman stabbed to death in Phuket
UPDATE: 5.40pm A 60-year-old Perth travel agent has been stabbed to death in Phuket overnight after a struggle with a handbag thief.
Eviction fear for Aussies in Thailand
Families buying homes in Phuket have discovered that all may not be as it seems.

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Phangan related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 3:44 am

Thailand Gives the Green Light to Major Island Festivals
All parties on Koh Phangan, Thailand, except the Full Moon Party, were officially cancelled on October 27th, 2014. After many high level meetings between government officials, the army and party organisers on Koh Phangan, the ban appears to have been revised in December, reports http:::thaipartyfor.me . (PRWeb December 12, 2014) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2014:12 ...
Thailand Yoga Teacher Training Travel Tips in 2015
Drishti Yoga International Teacher Training announces tips for traveling in Thailand when attending Yoga Teacher Training at Baan Manali Resort February 2015. (PRWeb December 15, 2014) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2014:12:prweb12395810.htm
Brit died in rip-tide swimming after he attended full moon Thai beach party
A British holidaymaker died when he was caught in a rip-tide after attending a full moon Thai beach party, an inquest heard. Alex Wyithe, from Crawley, West Sussex, had been attending one of the infamously hedonistic parties on the island of Koh Phangan when the tragedy happened.
New Thailand Yoga Teacher Training Announced at Baan Manali Resort on Koh Phangan Beach February 2015
Drishti Yoga International Teacher Training announces Yoga Teacher Training at Baan Manali resort on Koh Phangan, Thailand in February 2015. (PRWeb November 25, 2014) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2014:11:prweb12356245.htm
Lily James: Clooney gave me Twitter tips
Lily James has been given some career advice by George Clooney.
Top 7 party venues in the world
If you like to party, you need to add this lot to your to do list...

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Hua Hin related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 12:48 pm

European tour announces 6 new tournaments for 2015
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The European Tour schedule will feature six new tournaments and seven new venues in a 47-tournament season in 2015.
Ailing Thai King unable to meet ministers
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand-:39:s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej missed a planned meeting with two government ministers, palace officials said, amid ongoing public concern over the state of the ailing 86-year-old-:39:s health.

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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 : December 19, 2014, 10:57 am

CSR briefs
Phi Phi resort wins world -:39:green-:39: prize
Quebec man fights for truth two years after daughters died in Thailand
More than two years after Audrey and Noemi Belanger died in a Thailand hotel room, their father is still looking for answers.
Boxing Day Tsunami Scenes Of Devastation Look Very Different 10 Years Later
A decade ago on Boxing Day morning , as families and tourists started to begin their mornings just before 8.00am, a 9.1-magnitude earthquake struck 100 miles off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, triggering the most powerful tsunami since records began. The waves claimed the lives of more than a quarter of a million people, with many foreign tourists among the dead. More than 1.6 ...
Top 10 things to do in Thailand
Need an excuse to escape to Thailand? From the rolling tea plantations of Chiang Mai up north to the jutting limestone cliffs of Phang Nga Bay, Thailand is a treasure chest of culture, beauty and adventure for any avid traveller. Here are the things you just cant miss.
Dasta plans Pattaya-Trat sea route
The Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration will promote a sea route off the east coast to attract boating enthusiasts to the area.

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Rayong related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : December 17, 2014, 7:02 pm

Thailand fails to clean poisoned creek despite court order: rights group
By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of families in western Thailand are suffering from lead poisoning near a polluted creek that the government has failed to clean up despite a court order two years ago, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. In 1998, Lead Concentrates (Thailand) closed a mine in Klity Creek in Kanchanaburi province, but the 400 or so ethnic Karen ...
Thailand fails to clean lead-poisoned creek despite court order: HRW
By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of families in western Thailand are suffering from lead poisoning near a polluted creek that the government has failed to clean up despite a court order two years ago, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. In 1998, Lead Concentrates (Thailand) closed a mine in Klity Creek in Kanchanaburi province, but the 400 or so ethnic Karen ...

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Udonthani related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : November 27, 2014, 7:04 am

Sansiri CEO: Buyers with good vision understand May was a glitch
Apichart Chutrakul, Chief Executive Officer, Sansiri Public Company Limited (pictured), gave an EXCLUSIVE interview to Kanchana Paha, Thailand editor of DDproperty.com, ahead of his companys appearance at the PropertyGuru Thailand Property Show in Singapore this weekend.

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Khon Kaen related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 1:06 am

Golfer Lahiri sets sights on King-:39:s Cup
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Nov 26 (IANS) Asian Tour heavyweights are expected to make the King-:39:s Cup an intriguing affair when the $500,000 event tees off at the Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here Thursday.
In-form golfer Lahiri leads field at King-:39:s Cup
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Nov 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will headline a stellar field at next week-:39:s King-:39:s Cup which will feature over 30 Asian Tour champions.
Lahiri leads by one stroke in King-:39:s Cup
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Nov 29 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri fired four-under 68 to enjoy a slender one-shot lead after the third round of the $500,000 King-:39:s Cup at the par-72 Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here Saturday.
Golfer Lahiri falters, finishes joint second in King-:39:s Cup
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Nov 30 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri faltered in the fourth and final round to share second place in the $500,000 King-:39:s Cup as Thailand-:39:s Thaworn Wiratchant won the title at the par-72 Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here Sunday.
Chowrasia, Lahiri joint leaders in King-:39:s Cup
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Nov 27 (IANS) Indian golfers S.S.P. Chowrasia and Anirban Lahiri took a share of the opening round lead of the $500,000 King-:39:s Cup at the par-72 Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here Thursday.
Lahiri leads by two strokes in King-:39:S Cup
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Nov 28 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri extended his lead with a five-under 67 after the second round of the $500,000 King-:39:s Cup as his compatriot and overnight leader S.S.P. Chowrasia slipped to tied fifth position at the par-72 Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here Friday.
Golf - Thaworn chasing down Lahiri at King-:39:s Cup
- Thai veteran Thaworn Wiratchant will go into the final day of the King-:39:s Cup snapping at the heels of leader Anirban Lahiri after shooting a flawless 66 in Khon Kaen.

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Ayutthaya related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : December 18, 2014, 5:09 pm

The River of Kings
We sip cool cocktails on the sun deck of the river cruise ship Anantara Song as we sail along the Chao Phraya River from Bangkok to Thailand-:39:s ancient capital of Ayutthaya.
Dog rescues newborn baby from Thai garbage heap
A dog named Pui in Ayutthaya Province has saved the life of a newborn baby after she was abandoned in a garbage heap on the roadside.
US Senate report, declassified cables question results of CIA-:39:s interrogation of Hambali
August 11, 2003 was a good day for the CIA in Bangkok.
Swedish Pirate Bay co-founder Neij arrested at Thai border
Bangkok (AFP) - The Swedish co-founder of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has been arrested while trying to enter Thailand, immigration police said Tuesday.
Swedish Pirate Bay co-founder arrested at Thai border
Bangkok (AFP) - A Swedish co-founder of the controversial file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has been arrested while trying to enter Thailand, immigration police said Tuesday.
Swedish co-founder of Pirate Bay whisked to Thai capital
Bangkok (AFP) - The Swedish co-founder of The Pirate Bay website was hauled to Bangkok Wednesday following his arrest in northeast Thailand, with police from Stockholm waiting to press for his deportation to serve a jail term for copyright infringement.
Movie Review: I Am Eleven
-quot:If you don-:39:t know how to do this, it-:39:s better to get a grown-up to help you,-quot: warns the skinny Thai boy balanced precariously on the back of a massive elephant. -quot:Ya reckon,-quot: wisecracks my own 11-year-old, clearly gobsmacked at what some children her age get up to.

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Sukhothai related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : December 14, 2014, 7:11 pm

Restaurant fire investigated
Fire safety services are investigating after a kitchen fire at Timaru-:39:s Sukhothai restaurant left -quot:grotty-quot: smoke down to waist height.
Princess gives up her royal status
His Majesty the King has granted a request by HRH Princess Srirasm, the royal consort of HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, to relinquish her royal status, it was announced yesterday.
Thai princess gives up her royal status
His Majesty the King has granted a request by HRH Princess Srirasm, the royal consort of HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, to relinquish her royal status, it was announced yesterday. Princess Srirasm had informed the Crown Prince in writing, seeking royal permission to relinquish her royal status, according to a statement in the Royal Gazette published in the early hours yesterday. -quot:His ...
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Bangkok Airways and Garuda Indonesia Announce Codeshare Agreement
BANGKOK, Dec 11, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Bangkok Airways (PG) and Garuda Indonesia (GA) recently announced the commencement of their two-way codeshare agreement on Bangkok Airways-:39: selected flights in ...
Stafford St shops re-open after fires
Ballantynes-:39: Timaru shop is to re-open at 1pm today after a fire yesterday in one of the shop-:39:s Christmas display windows.

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Khao San Road related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : December 17, 2014, 8:13 pm

Tourist spots in Bangkok on high alert after CIA report
Bangkok, Dec 11 (IANS) Security measures have been tightened up around the US embassy and tourist spots in Bangkok, following a warning by the US State Department over the safety of Americans and other foreigners in Thailand.
Pattaya Mail
The next meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) will be on Sunday, December 7. Everyone is warmly welcome. The presenter will be Dr. Penguin (aka Doc Penguino): bringing back some more of his magic.
Giving the pavement back to pedestrians
Bangkok authorities-:39: bid to clear sidewalks of motorbikes, cars and vendors deserves praise, but will it work? Authorities are taking action in a bid to make Bangkok pavements safe and friendly for pedestrians again

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Pai Thailand related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 4:15 am

Restaurant owner watched Thai food craze take off here
Pai Boon runs Ayutthaya Thai, opened in 1989. He remembers when Thai food was scarce in Seattle, and says it gained popularity when food critics started paying attention. ...
Bangkok medics caught in brawl
Bangkok - One volunteer rescue worker died when rival ambulance squads brawled on the streets of Bangkok early on Monday, officials said. The incident started when an ambulance ...

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Koh Tao related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : December 19, 2014, 12:17 pm

Myanmar says Koh Tao suspects innocent
Myanmar investigators said yesterday they believe the two Myanmar men accused of murdering two British tourists in Thailand are innocent, but witnesses who might be able to prove their innocence will not testify as they fear the Thai police.
Koh Tao suspects plead not guilty
MYANMAR EMBASSY TO SEEK BAIL FOR THE ACCUSED: TO ASSURE COURT THEY WON-:39:T FLEE
Thai murders: Foreign Office blocking fair trial for Burmese migrants lawyers
Lawyers representing men accused of murdering two British tourists in Koh Tao say information about case is being withheld Lawyers representing Burmese migrant workers accused of killing two young British tourists in Thailand have accused the Foreign Office of being complicit in ensuring the men will not receive a fair trial after officials in London refused to share any information about the ...
Koh Tao murder trial date brought forward by 2 months
The hearing of witnesses in the murder case of two British tourists on Surat Thani-:39:s Koh Tao has been moved from February 25 to December 26, 2014, after the Myanmar defendants pleaded not guilty ...
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 who might be able to prove their innocence will not testify as they fear the Thai police. Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were found dead on Sept. 15 on a beach on the southern Thai island of Koh Tao ...
Thailand: Concerns raised over Koh Tao murder trial date change
After the Koh Samui Provincial Court made the decision to start examining witnesses in the Koh Tao murder case in which British holiday makers, Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were brutally murdered, suspicions have been raised concerning the motives of the decision.
Thailand: Koh Tao murder suspects issue plea for witnesses
Prosecutors are expected to charge Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo today with the murder of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, two British travelers who were murdered on Koh Tao. Witheridge and Miller died in September, and their deaths drew international media attention and scrutiny. The suspects who are Burmese migrant workers, were arrested after weeks of an investigation that involved DNA testing of ...

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Koh Lanta related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : December 18, 2014, 7:19 am

Flood, landslide warnings for four provinces in the South
The National Disaster Warning Centre yesterday issued a flooding and landslide warning to four southern provinces - Phatthalung, Songkhla, Trang and Satun - for yesterday and today.
Flood, landslide warnings for four provinces in south Thailand
The National Disaster Warning Centre yesterday issued a flooding and landslide warning to four southern provinces - Phatthalung, Songkhla, Trang and Satun - for yesterday and today
Review: Thai-upon-Thames back serving superb grub after devastating fire
Many restaurants have had their fair share of trials and tribulations to face - we have all seen Ramsay-:39:s Kitchen Nightmares - but one in Twickenham has encountered a devastating inferno and emerged from the ashes better than ever.
China Mulls Building Naval Base in Namibia, Namibian Times Says
China is discussing the construction of a base over the next 10 years in Namibia, southwest Africa, for the Peoples Liberation Army Navy, the Namibian Times reported.
China denies reports to set up 18 naval bases in Indian Ocean
Beijing: Defending its submarines docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military on Thursday termed utterly groundless reports that it is setting up 18 naval bases in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar and several other places in the western and southern Indian Ocean. The report is not accurate, Geng Yansheng told a media briefing here replying to a question about a report published ...
Lake Garda retreat, Italy, comes out on top as luxury spas revealed
From supreme indulgence on Italy-:39:s Lake Garda to quintessential English charm, there is a deluxe luxury spa out there to suit any preference, as Conde Nast Johansens -:39: inaugural luxury spa awards shows.
Survivor Stars Sue Over Song Royalties
Bandmates Frank Sullivan Iii and James Peterik claim they are owed money from digital downloads and streams of the song, and they are battling executives at Sony Records for their share of the cash, according to Tmz .com.

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Koh Chang related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : December 18, 2014, 3:21 pm

Bangkok Airways and Garuda Indonesia Announce Codeshare Agreement
BANGKOK, Dec 11, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Bangkok Airways (PG) and Garuda Indonesia (GA) recently announced the commencement of their two-way codeshare agreement on Bangkok Airways-:39: selected flights in ...
Exclusive: China tells banks to step up lending to lift flagging growth
BEIJING:SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has told its banks to lend more in the final months of 2014 and relaxed enforcement of loan-to-deposit ratios to expand credit, sources told Reuters, as Beijing prepares to release data that could confirm the relentless slowing of its economy.

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