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Thai related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 20, 2014, 1:09 pm

Hunger Games Salute From Thai Protesters Greets Coup Leader
A Thai anti-coup protester shows a three-finger salute during a demonstration at a shopping mall in Bangkok on June 8. Since the May 22 coup, which Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha said was needed to restore order after months of political protests, opponents of military rule have attempted other ways to show their displeasure, including the salute and eating sandwiches or reading George ...
Five Thai students detained for Hunger Games salute
Five Thai students were detained Wednesday after flashing the three-finger salute from -quot:The Hunger Games-quot: films during a speech by the premier, officials said, in the latest crackdown on opposition to May-:39:s coup. The students brandished the gesture, an unofficial symbol of resistance against the military regime, as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha delivered a speech on his first official visit ...
Thai students give PM -:39:Hunger Games-:39: inspired salute
Five Thai university students were detained Wednesday after giving a three-fingered salute inspired by -quot:The Hunger Games-quot: to army-backed prime minister in a daring protest against the country-:39:s military government.
Thai radio host jailed for five years for royal defamation
A Thai radio show host has been jailed for five years for royal defamation, his lawyer said Tuesday, one of the first sentences passed by a military court for breaching the draconian law since a May coup. Kathawut, 59, who presents an online radio show from overseas, was arrested on his return to Thailand in June for defaming the monarchy on his programme, according to his lawyer, who only ...
Thai Web radio host jailed for insulting monarch
A Thai Web radio host was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday, in the first verdict by a military court in cases involving alleged defamation of the country-:39:s monarchy. The court found Kathawut ...
District Thai: -:39:Hunger Games-:39: Comes to Life in Defiant Salute to Coup Leader
Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha was greeted by an outlawed protest on his first post-coup visit to the country-:39:s northeast, the political stronghold of the government he toppled. Prayuth, who as army ...
THAI Airways wins outstanding Sustainability Report Awards
THAI Airways International has received the Outstanding Sustainability Report Awards for two consecutive years. Through the support of the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission. ...

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Bangkok related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 2:13 pm

Thai police detain 3 students as -:39:Hunger Games-:39: screenings axed
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai police detained three university students at Bangkok cinemas on Thursday while at least two theatres in the junta-ruled nation cancelled opening screenings of -quot:The Hunger Games-quot:.
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.
UN blasts Thai junta for -:39:Hunger Games-:39: detentions
Bangkok (AFP) - The United Nations criticised Thailand-:39:s junta Friday for detaining people caught throwing a three-fingered protest salute inspired by -quot:The Hunger Games-quot: movies, as the prime minister warned that people using the defiant gesture could -quot:jeopardise their future-quot:.
Thai surrogate baby Gammy could become an Australian citizen
Nov. 22, 2014, 5:31 p.m. Bangkok: Gammy, the boy at the centre of a surrogacy scandal in Thailand, could receive Australian citizenship, which would open the way for him to be eligible to receive healthcare and other benefits in Australia.
Ministry of Energy Thailand Confirmed to Speak at Solar Conference on Thailand-:39:s Raised Solar PV Targets
BANGKOK, Nov 19, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Next week, top solar energy experts, government representatives, developers, contractors and financiers from across the ASEAN region will be gathering in Bangkok ...
Video of Thai leader -:39:petting-:39: reporter goes viral
Bangkok (AFP) - In the ever constant struggle to keep a press pack happy, politicians will try a whole host of tactics from charm and charisma to cajoling and cowing.
World No.1 Lee hopes for -:39:good results-:39: from BWF panel
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei is confident his name will be cleared following his provisional suspension by the sport-:39:s governing body (BWF) for an anti-doping violation...

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Pattaya related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 3:19 pm

Tattooed -:39:entrepreneur-:39: scoffs at Thai crackdown on sex tourism
Oct. 24, 2014, 2:22 p.m. Pattaya: Tim -quot:Sharky-quot: Ward boasts he pays to have sex with many Thai women.
Venezuelan crowned transgender beauty queen in Thai contest
By Juarawee Kittisilpa PATTAYA Thailand (Reuters) - A 22-year-old Venezuelan was crowned -quot:Miss International Queen-quot: on Friday night at a beauty contest that bills itself as the world-:39:s ...
A different take on exotic culture
Phuket, Pattaya and Patpong: they may be in Thailand but never mistake them for Thailand. Leapfrog these famous or infamous zones, where East meets West, and the worst meets the best, and for a few days try a very different P-place - Prachuap.
Songkran - love it or leave town
Thailand-:39:s festival to welcome the Buddhist new year is a very wet and wild affair. Expect a soaking.
Sex, drugs, stigma put Thai transsexuals at HIV risk
From a cafe near the go-go bars of a Bangkok red light district where she campaigns for safe sex, Gigi gives an unvarnished view of how she joined Thailand-:39:s growing ranks of transgender people with HIV.
The best of Thai beds
Youre spoilt for hotel choice in Thailand. John Borthwick reviews a few that stand out from the crowd.
Crash kills microlight pilot scattering friend-:39:s ashes
Thai authorities are investigating the crash of a microlight aircraft in which the pilot died as he was scattering the ashes of a friend.

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Samui related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 6:29 pm

Lose yourself in Koh Samui
Koh Samui floats in the Gulf of Thailand like a tiny Tasmania that-:39:s gone troppo. If you visited years ago as an island-hopper, packing not much more than a sarong and a change of mind, be prepared for a shock - Samui-:39:s past, present and future, telescoped into now, greet you as you step off the ferry or plane.
Banyan Tree Spa Resort, Koh Samui, review: a squeally good time
Julie Miller discovers a spa where fun is as much part of the experience as relaxation.
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 ...
Best travel deals of the week
A selection of the best international and local travel deals of the week.
Koh Tao retains feel of earlier age
Angela Pownall finds a Thai island that can be genuinely remote

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Krabi related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 8:33 pm

Three ways to experience the beauty of Krabi
Krabi Province is well known for its jarringly stunning limestone cliffs, turquoise waters and powdery white-sand beaches, but it-:39:s not only just about swimming and snorkelling in this idyllic location (although it can be if you want it to be). If you-:39:re a water enthusiast there are a myriad of ways to enjoy the Andaman Sea spend time exploring the mystical world that lies under the waves ...
Krabi paradise
Switch off your electronic devices and spend a laid-back weekend soaking in Krabi-:39:s natural beauty. Soak up the sun as you cruise in a speed boat on blue-green waters among many tropical islands. Walk on the beach during sunset after a barbecued seafood feast and sip on mocktails after a day of exploring the cultural heritage of the area. This is what a media group from Singapore experienced ...
Lose your -:39:crabby-:39: mood in the Thai beach resort of Krabi
Krabi is not just another coastal resort. From a shrine with curious offerings to a -:39:tiger-:39: cave of Buddha relics, this Thai province definitely offers more than meets the eye. Once upon a time, a beautiful princess and her prince were sailing on a ship to Satun, one of the southern provinces of Thailand, to get married. However, their journey was disrupted when a naga (dragon) attacked them ...
Pattaya Mail
BANGKOK, 21 November 2014 - The Energy Ministry said it would go ahead with the plan to build clean coal power plants in the southern provinces of Krabi and Songkhla, to ensure the countrys energy security.
Local fishermen protest against construction of coal pier in Krabi
Local fishermen anchored some 100 boats at a pier in Krabi-:39:s Nua Klong district at 10 am Sunday to protest against a plan by the EGAT Plc to construct a coal pier ...
Ranong Phang Nga Phuket Krabi warned of heavy rains
The Meteorological Department Monday warned residents of southern provinces of Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, and Krabi to brace themselves for heavy ...
Gay Travel: Rubber Sex Toy in Sacred Cave Offends Thai Village
Villagers in Krabi, Thailand, a small town on the west coast of southern Thailand at the mouth of the Krabi River, are in an uproar after someone left a large, factory-made dildo in their sacred cave.

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Phuket related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 2:38 pm

Starwood Hotels - Resorts Continues Expansion in Thailand with the Signing of Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced its global powerhouse Sheraton brand will re-enter Phuket, Thailands largest island, with the signing of Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort.
Etihad commences daily non-stop flights to Phuket
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has commenced daily non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Phuket, the airlines second destination in Thailand. The inaugural flight EY430 departed Abu Dhabi International Airport at 8.40 a.m. local time on Sunday October 26 and touched down at 6:00 p.m. the same day at Phuket International Airport, where it was welcomed by a ...
Squash gold for Harinder Sandhu
Phuket, Nov 16 (IANS) India-:39:s Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu held his own to defeat Hong Kong-:39:s Yip Tsz Fung in three games in an exciting squash final to claim the gold medal in the Asian Beach Games here Sunday.
Judokas win 2 golds in Asian beach meet
Phuket, Thailand The Philippines captured two gold medals in ju-jitsu Thursday night, offering an auspicious outlook for the country at the start of the 4th Asian Beach Games.Filipino-Japanese Maybelline Masuda and Annie Ramirez both finished their opponents in assertive fashion to nail the first golds for the Philippines since competing in this biennial event in 2008.Masuda, a former ...
Asian Beach Games: Three Indians in squash semis
Phuket (Thailand), Nov 14 (IANS) India were assured of at least three medals in the squash competition of the Asian Beach Games here as men-:39:s top seed Harinder Pal Sandhu along with Kush Kumar and, in the women-:39:s category, Aparajitha Balamurukan entered the semi-finals Thursday.
Sandhu storms into squash final
Phuket, Nov 15 (IANS) Top seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu of India proved was too good for his opponent Asim Khan from Pakistan as he won 7-1, 7-1 to enter the men-:39:s final in the fourth Asian Beach Games squash competition here Saturday.
PH eyes gold in beach tilt
The Philippines is aiming for its first-ever gold medal in the Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand.No assurances were given but Philippine Chief of Mission Richard Gomez said Filipino athletes from muay, jetski and windsurfing could deliver.Were always hopeful that we can bring home more medals compared to the last beach games. But again, this is sports. Its hard to make promises, said ...

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Phangan related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 5:43 am

Will the ban on beach parties taint Thai tourism?
Thailand-:39:s notorious all night parties will soon be outlawed in some of the country-:39:s most popular holiday islands, but travelers and analysts say the ban is unlikely to hurt tourism.
Party is over on Thai islands though Full Moon bash avoids ban
Thai authorities have banned beach parties on some holiday islands to stop gatherings that can get out of control and lead to violence after the murder of two British backpackers last month, an official said on Monday. The bodies of Britons Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were discovered a beach on the tourist island of Koh Tao, or Turtle Island, on Sept. 15. Two Myanmar men have ...

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Hua Hin related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 8:46 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.
Elderly Thai king suffers -:39:inflamed colon-:39:
Thailand-:39:s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world-:39:s longest-serving monarch, has suffered an inflamed colon weeks after having an operation to remove his gall bladder, the palace said. The 86-year-old king, who has suffered from a series of ailments in recent years, is treated as a near-deity in Thailand and his health is a subject of public concern. -quot:Results from the blood tests and a stomach X-ray ...
Hospitalised Thai king makes rare public appearance
Thailand-:39:s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world-:39:s longest-serving monarch, has made a rare public appearance outside the Bangkok hospital where he was admitted last month. The 86-year-old king, who has suffered from a series of ailments in recent years, is treated as a near-deity in Thailand and his health is a subject of public concern. Bhumibol was briefly escorted into the grounds of ...
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Continues Expansion in Thailand with the Signing of Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced its global powerhouse Sheraton brand will re-enter Phuket, Thailands largest island, with the signing of Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort.
Thai king suffers another bout of colon inflammation
Thailand-:39:s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world-:39:s longest-serving monarch, is being treated for another bout of colon inflammation, the palace said Thursday, days after the monarch made a rare public appearance.
France-:39:s Levy leads BMW Masters in China
France-:39:s Alexander Levy had five straight birdies in the middle of his round and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the lead in the BMW Masters on Thursday. He won the Volvo China Open in Shenzhen in April for his first European Tour title and took the rain-shortened Portugal Masters this month, becoming the first Frenchman to win two events in a single season on the European Tour. -:39:-:39:I just like ...

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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 : November 21, 2014, 4:58 pm

Speedboat driver faces new charge after South Korean tourists-:39: bodies discovered
Police have filed an additional charge of reckless action leading to deaths against the driver of a speedboat that crashed into a fishing boat on Sunday off Koh Phi Phi in Krabi province, injuring several people and killing two tourists.
Gili Trawangan the most affordable island destination in Southeast Asia
Looking for an island heaven without the hellish costs? TripAdvisor says head to Gili Trawangan, Bali or Lombok.

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Rayong related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : November 22, 2014, 2:02 am

Momentive Performance Materials Expands Specialty Chemicals Capability in Rayong, Thailand
RAYONG, Thailand - ALBANY, N.Y.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive or the Company) today commissioned two new expansions at its Rayong, Thailand manufacturing facility to serve the growing Asian market demand for specialty chemicals. Commissioning took place as part of part of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Rayong operations. Momentive commissioned new ...
Thai Premier League Review: Buriram seal title, TOT relegated
Buriram United became the most successful club in Thai Premier League history on Sunday as they lifted their fourth title in seven years.
Thai Premier League Review: Buriram go top with one game to go
Chonburi were held to a 1-1 draw by Chainbat Hornbill as they yielded the Thai Premier League lead to Buriram United with one game to go.
Thai Premier League Review: Chonburi go top, Air Force Central and Songkhla relegated
Chonburi moved top of the Thai Premier League on Wednesday as they took full advantage of Buriram United-:39:s slip-up.
Thailand 2 New Zealand 0: Hosts finish ASEAN preparations with victory
Thailand will go into the ASEAN Football Championship off the back of a win after Tuesday-:39:s 2-0 win over New Zealand 2-0 in Nakhon Ratchasima.
Brave cop takes a cool dip for charity
Braving the cold and possible debris, a Pemberton police officer will swim 12km of the Donnelly River to raise money for charity.
Holden recalls TM Barina, TJ Trax and RG Colorado 7 models
HOLDEN is recalling some Barina, Trax and Colorado 7 models due to safety issues.

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Udonthani related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 21, 2014, 2:04 pm

Siam Global House
The weakest but the most expensive
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.
Australians lead the way at Asia Pacific
MELBOURNE, Australia Another Australian has vaulted into the lead at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship after 19-year-old Antonio Murdaca posted his second consecutive round in the 60s at Royal Melbourne today.

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Khon Kaen related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : November 22, 2014, 10:06 am

Five Thai students detained for Hunger Games salute
Bangkok (AFP) - Five Thai students were detained Wednesday after flashing the three-finger salute from -quot:The Hunger Games-quot: films during a speech by the premier, officials said, in the latest crackdown on opposition to May-:39:s coup.
Give generously to those less-fortunate
Midwest Electrical Service urges community members to help change the lives of children in Thailand this festive season.
Video of Thai leader -:39:petting-:39: reporter goes viral
Bangkok (AFP) - In the ever constant struggle to keep a press pack happy, politicians will try a whole host of tactics from charm and charisma to cajoling and cowing.
UN blasts Thai junta for -:39:Hunger Games-:39: detentions
Bangkok (AFP) - The United Nations criticised Thailand-:39:s junta Friday for detaining people caught throwing a three-fingered protest salute inspired by -quot:The Hunger Games-quot: movies, as the prime minister warned that people using the defiant gesture could -quot:jeopardise their future-quot:.
Thai police detain 3 students as -:39:Hunger Games-:39: screenings axed
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai police detained three university students at Bangkok cinemas on Thursday while at least two theatres in the junta-ruled nation cancelled opening screenings of -quot:The Hunger Games-quot:.
Thai junta chief brushes off -:39:Hunger Games-:39: salutes
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand-:39:s military ruler on Friday said he was unfazed by people using a three-fingered protest salute inspired by the blockbuster Hollywood franchise -quot:The Hunger Games-quot: to express opposition to the country-:39:s junta.
Hunger Games screenings cancelled in Bangkok after protesters use film-:39:s three-finger salute
The adoption by critics of Thailand-:39:s military rulers of a three-finger salute from the Hunger Games films has led to screenings of the latest film in the series being cancelled in Bangkok.

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Ayutthaya related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : November 22, 2014, 7:09 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.
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.
Swedish police await Pirate Bay co-founder in Thai capital
Bangkok (AFP) - The Swedish co-founder of the Pirate Bay website is due to be 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.

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Sukhothai related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 18, 2014, 8:11 pm

Pattaya Mail
SUKHOTHAI, Nov 12 -- Police clashed with drug traffickers in Sukhothai-:39:s Si Samrong district today, with one smuggler dead and two arrested in possession of two million pills of methamphetamine.
Navy ready for emergency in South
Amid warnings of heavy rainfall, strong winds and high tides until Monday in lower Southern Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy has dispatched HTMS Sukhothai and HTMS Surin ships along with two aircraft and 28 navy SEAL officers to be on hand for any emergency. The Navy-:39:s hotline 1696 was also open around the clock for people to call for help, Navy commander-in-chief Adm Kraisorn Chansuvanich said ...
Image and quality to the fore in Kobkarn-:39:s one-year tourism reform plan
Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul has announced a one-year plan to reform the tourism sector, aiming to give it a more positive image and promoting the country as a quality destination.
Bangkok Airways ramps up Chang Mai services
Thai regional carrier Bangkok Airways is to start using northern Thai Chang Mai Airport as a second hub for its local services from the end of October, using ATR 72-500 and Airbus A320 aircraft. read more

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Khao San Road related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 2:13 pm

Bangkok-:39:s Khao San Road a tawdry, tacky riot
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. If you are travelling to Bangkok, Thailand, you might want to do the same and avoid the dodgy hotels of world famous Khao San Road.
2 arrested for attacking French tourist
POLICE ANNOUNCED yesterday that they had arrested two men for allegedly attacking and attempting to rape a French female tourist in Soi Samsen 3 in Bangkok-:39:s Phra Nakhon district early on Monday. After the woman fought back, the suspects made off with her valuables, police say.
2 caught for attempted rape of French female tourist in Thailand
Police announced yesterday that they had arrested two men for allegedly attacking and attempting to rape a French female tourist in Soi Samsen 3 in Bangkok-:39:s Phra Nakhon district early on Monday. After the woman fought back, the suspects made off with her valuables, police say. Acting deputy police chief Pol Lt-General Reungsak Jarit-ek told the press gathered at the Chana Songkhram police ...
Where to party like an (adult) schoolie
If you-:39:re too old to be a schoolie but still want to party like one, try one of these destinations.
Best party destinations for adults
Sometimes you don-:39:t want to travel for the culture, the food or the scenery. Sometime it-:39:s about the parties. So if you want to let loose, these are the destinations for you.
How a trip to Thailand saved our marriage
In 2000 my husband, Dave, and I took a five-week trip to Thailand that transformed our lives. We didnt know that our marriage was in trouble, but looking back, had...

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Pai Thailand related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 23, 2014, 3:15 am

Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor spotted in Thailand shooting for -:39:Jagga Jasoos-:39:
Mumbai: Co-stars and alleged couple Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif were recently in Thailand shooting for their upcoming film Jagga Jasoos. A couple of pictures on the films sets have been doing the rounds on the internet. The team was shooting for a sequence in a small town Pai, situated North
Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif throw house-warming party
Lovebirds Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif reportedly hosted a house-warming party at their new pad at Carter Road in Bandra on Sunday night.
PICS: Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif spotted in Thailand
Alleged couple Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif are shooting for their upcoming film Jagga Jasoos in Thailand
Ranbir-Katrina to share monthly rent of Rs 15 lakh?
The couple are now taking their relationship to the next level and will soon move in to a sea-facing penthouse some time soon.
Ranbir chases media away from his new home
When a TV channel decided to take a picture of their alleged love nest, Ranbir supposedly got angry at the crew, sources were quoted telling mid-day.com
Ranbir-Katrina to host a party at new home?
According to a latest report by Mumbai Mirror, Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif-:39:s new pad is ready to welcome the star couple.
Rubber price falls below Rs 120:kg
For the first time since 2009, natural rubber price dropped below Rs 120:kg as bench mark grade RSS-4 today quoted Rs 118:Kg. The average price quoted during November 2009 was Rs 112. The global market is also on a sluggish mode.

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Koh Tao related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 22, 2014, 11:17 am

Myanmar suspects tortured, rights panel says
Two Myanmar men facing charges of murdering British tourists on Koh Tao were tortured, according to the ongoing probe by a subcommittee of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). If police representatives fail to show up today to provide explanations on the alleged torture, the subcommittee will conclude its probe that way and report the issue to the NHRC. -quot:Police representatives did not ...
Thai beach murders: Burmese workers accused of killing British pair write letter to victims-:39: parents begging for help
The two Burmese men accused of the British backpacker murders in Thailand have written an extraordinary letter to the victims-:39: parents begging for their help.
Lawyer protests detention
A lawyer representing two Myanmar men accused of killing a British couple on Surat Thani-:39:s Koh Tao in mid-September, yesterday objected to the continued detention of the duo.
DNA test will clear my son: headman
Family threatens to sue over online speculation about Koh Tao murders
Police coy over new probe into Koh Tao murders
LOCAL POLICE in Surat Thani province have refused to comment on reports that the Myanmar Embassy and the Justice Ministry are pushing for a fresh investigation into the murders of two British tourists on Koh Tao.
Koh Tao murders: Son of headman -:39:cleared by DNA test-:39:
A DNA test result from the Police General Hospital-:39:s Institute of Forensic Medicine has cleared a 22-year-old man, watched closely by many Thai social-media users, in the murder of two British tourists on Koh Tao. The institute compared the DNA of Warot Tuwichien to evidence at the scene as well as a DNA sample found on the female tourist-:39:s body and reported back to police that it didn-:39:t match ...
Koh Tao investigators have until Nov 24 to explain themselves: NHRC
Niran Phithakwatchara, a member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said yesterday that police had until November 24 to explain the case of two Myanmar suspects being allegedly assaulted into confessing to the murder of two Britons on Koh Tao.

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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.
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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North Korea to send special envoy to Russia
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will send a special envoy to Russia next week, both countries announced Friday, in a trip expected to focus on how to boost ties at a time when his country faces deepening diplomatic isolation.
18th Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala: Southeast Asia
MIAMI, Nov. 13, 2014 :PRNewswire-USNewswire: --Best Buddies International, agroundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver toestablish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce its 18th Annual Best Buddies ...
Gerakan demands Penang come clean on water theme park shuttered after 10 months
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 28 Penang must explain its involvement in the RM3 million Wet World Wild (WWW) water theme park that was closed just 10 months after being announced last year, the state of...
Cambodia celebrates films at 5th CIFF
Cambodia International Film Festival returns once again with 70 films in all formats to be shown at 7 venues
The ultimate list of events, groups, influencers in Singapores developer community
Here-:39:s the who-:39:s who, key events and groups in Singapore-:39:s developer community. Get yourself acquainted!

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