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Thai related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : October 30, 2014, 1:09 pm

Thai court clears UK rights activist
A Thai court dismissed a defamation charge against a British activist Wednesday in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labour abuses in Thailand-:39:s food industry, a key supplier to Western supermarkets. Andy Hall, 34, had faced up to a year in jail if convicted of defamation -- a criminal offence in Thailand -- after Thai fruit processing giant Natural Fruit made the ...
Thai Muslims Create Thriving California Mosque
AZUSA, CALIFORNIA - A mosque in suburban Los Angeles that began as a center for Muslim immigrants from Thailand now serves Muslims of many backgrounds. The thriving religious center in Azusa, ...
Thai court dismisses case against British activist
BANGKOK (AP) A Thai court on Wednesday dismissed the first of four criminal and civil defamation cases filed against a British human rights activist by a Thai fruit processing company accused of mistreating migrant workers.
Thai youth fear junta-:39:s school reforms will dim job prospects
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Sixteen years old and studying 13 hours a day, high school pupil Worapot doesn-:39:t have time to waste matching up to a military-led government-:39:s idea of what makes a good Thai. The generals who led a coup in May have prioritized school reforms to inculcate a strong sense of national identity - or Thai-ness - in a country whose traditional values hinge on ...
Thai court throws out defamation case against British rights activist
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court on Wednesday dismissed on a technicality a defamation case brought against a British human rights activist by a Thai fruit company. The case is the first of a series of criminal and civil lawsuits filed against rights activist Andy Hall, 34, by Natural Fruit Co. Ltd. The firm, a pineapple wholesaler that supplies to the European Union ...
Thai court dismisses case against British rights activist
Bangkok (AFP) - A Thai court dismissed a defamation charge against a British activist on Wednesday in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labour abuses in Thailand-:39:s food industry, a key supplier to Western supermarkets.
Thai court rejects UK activist case
A Thai court dismisses a criminal defamation case against a British labour activist who criticised conditions in the food industry.

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Bangkok related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : November 1, 2014, 1:12 am

TransPerfect Announces Opening of New Office in Bangkok
NEW YORK - BANGKOK--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- TransPerfect, the worlds largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, today announced the opening of its Bangkok, Thailand location. The new officeTransPerfects 10th Asia-Pacific locationwill offer a full range of global communication services in over 170 languages. Thailands capital city, Bangkok, is the epicenter of ...
Thai court clears UK rights activist
Bangkok (AFP) - A Thai court dismissed a defamation charge against a British activist Wednesday in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labour abuses in Thailand-:39:s food industry, a key supplier to Western supermarkets.
Two Thais charged with -:39:insulting monarchy-:39:
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai prosecutors on Monday charged two people already held for more than 70 days with defaming the monarchy in a play, their lawyer said, as lese majeste cases since a May coup continue to mount.
Muzzled opposition reduced to song in post-coup Thailand
Bangkok (AFP) - His trademark televised diatribes have given way to misty-eyed songs, but in Thailand-:39:s stifling post-coup climate, the firebrand leader of the once mighty -quot:Red Shirts-quot: welcomes any chance to reach his supporters.
Thai court dismisses case against British rights activist
Bangkok (AFP) - A Thai court dismissed a defamation charge against a British activist on Wednesday in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labour abuses in Thailand-:39:s food industry, a key supplier to Western supermarkets.
Wheeling around in busy Bangkok
Forget the tuktuks. I-:39:m going to do Bangkok on two wheels, firstly on a bicycle - at night - and then on a mutant thing called a Segway which wears its wheels side-by-side.
Hotel Nikko Bangkok, New Luxury Hotel in Bangkok, Will Open in 2017
TOKYO--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Nikko Hotels International, JAL Hotels Co., Ltd.s international luxury hotel group, announced that it will open Hotel Nikko Bangkok in 2017. The new luxury hotel is now being built ...

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Pattaya related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 10:16 pm

Pattaya Mail
DFiT, Dusit Thani Pattaya : Visitors using the group fitness membership can avail of the THB 2,000 offer for five visits to the gym after their membership has expired. The offer includes unlimited use of DFiT facilities including tennis courts. For more information, call 038-425611 ext. DFiT.
Xtreme Enduro Pattaya
PATTAYA, Thailand, Oct. 31, 2014 :PRNewswire: -- We have recently added three new bikes to our already impressive line! XTREME ENDURO PATTAYA is please to announce the addition of three new bikes to our ...
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.
Pattaya is bouncing back
The Pattaya condominium market is predicted to perform better in the second half of the year following the stable political situation and the establishment of a new government that may have boosted the confidence of foreign tourists and benefited the Pattaya condominium market.
Pattaya hotels brace for drop
HOTEL OPERATORS in Pattaya are expected to continue to suffer, judging from low advance bookings from overseas markets for the coming high season.
Pattaya -:39:should rebrand itself as a family destination-:39:
Pattaya has been urged to rebrand itself as a family and MICE destination after a study showed that more visitors from neighbouring countries will visit the city when the Asean Economic Community comes into full effect next year.
What is the status of the Pattaya property market?
What is the status of the Pattaya property market?

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Samui related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 11:29 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.
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.

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Krabi related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 7:33 am

11 reasons why travellers keep going back to Krabi
Just one and a half hours away from Singapore, at the southern end of Thailand on the Andaman sea, lies the coastal province of Krabi. A tropical paradise, Krabi boasts spectacular natural scenery, notably limestone cliffs that juts majestically out of emerald green waters as well as outstanding white sand beaches. My first trip to Krabi has left a deep imprint on my memory. I find my thoughts ...
Two Indian tourists drown in Krabi
Two Indian tourists drowned in the Aor Nang bay in Krabi Sunday evening after they hired a long-tail boat to ferry them from Railey Beach to the Aor Nang beach amid heavy rains and rough sea, police ...
Pattaya Mail
KRABI, 9 October 2014 Heavy rains have triggered flash floods in the tourist province of Krabi. At least 50 homes and many farm lands have been inundated.
Residents of Chanthaburi Trat Ranong Phuket Krabi warned of heavy rains
The Meteorological Department warned residents of Chanthaburi, Trat, Ranong, Phuket Krabi to brace themselves for heavy downpours from Sunday to ...
Bodies of the two missing South Koreans found under boat wreck
The bodies of a South Korean man and woman, missing after a speedboat accident off Krabi on Sunday, were found yesterday, police said.
Korean woman-:39:s body found, but search continues for missing man
The body of South Korean woman, missing after a speedboat accident off Krabi on Sunday, was found yesterday, but the search for a Korean man was continuing.
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.

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Phuket related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 7:37 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 ...
New 3 Level Premium Entertainment Destination, Love Nightlife.SkyBar.Rooftop Pool
PHUKET, Thailand, Oct. 7, 2014 :PRNewswire: --3 exciting venues, 1 amazing location - the ultimate day and night entertainment destination! The highly anticipated launch of Love Nightlife.SkyBar.Rooftop ...
2 South Koreans missing in Thai boat collision
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) Two tourists from South Korea are missing after a boat carrying them and about two dozen others collided with a fishing vessel near Thailand-:39:s southern resort of Phuket on Sunday, police said.
Melbourne man mauled by tiger at Phuket wildlife park
A Melbourne tourist mauled by a tiger at a wildlife tourist park in Phuket is recovering in hospital.
Two foreign tourists missing after Thai boat sinking
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Authorities were searching the sea near the southern Thai tourist island of Phuket on Sunday night for two foreign tourists who went missing after a boat collision, officials said. The two tourists, believed to be South Korean, were among 37 foreigners and six Thai crew on a speedboat from nearby Phi Phi Island that collided with a fishing boat in the early evening, Phang Nga ...
Prizes galore at Al Ahli-Al Ain derby
The first prize is two tickets on Malaysia Airlines and a three-night stay in Phuket

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Phangan related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 11:43 pm

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 ...
Thai police charge Myanmar men with murder, rape of Brit tourists
Thai police Friday charged two Myanmar men with murder and rape after the killing of two British tourists on a southern island last month, in a case that has severely dented the kingdom-:39:s image as a holiday haven.
Myanmar leader asks Thai PM for -:39:fair-:39: probe on tourist murders
Myanmar-:39:s president has asked Thailand-:39:s visiting premier to ensure a -quot:clean and fair-quot: investigation for a pair of Myanmar nationals charged with murdering two British tourists, an official said Friday.
Thai police: 2 men admit killing British tourists
Two workers from Myanmar confessed on Thursday that they killed two British tourists whose battered bodies were found last month on a beach in southern Thailand, police said. The announcement followed ...
Myanmar men accused of killing 2 Brits in Thailand
BANGKOK (AP) Two migrant workers from Myanmar were arrested Friday after police said they confessed to killing two British tourists whose battered bodies were found on a beach in southern Thailand last month, in a case that damaged the image of the country-:39:s tourism industry.
Police arrest 2 Myanmar migrant workers in killings of British tourists on Thai island
BANGKOK - Two migrant workers from Myanmar were arrested Friday after police said they confessed to killing two British tourists whose battered bodies were found on a beach in southern Thailand last month, in a case that damaged the image of the country-:39:s tourism industry.

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Hua Hin related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 4:48 pm

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.
Perth man arrested over $20m tax bill
A Perth man being pursued by Operation Wickenby investigators on charges of avoiding tax and money laundering has been arrested in Thailand.
Thai king leaves Bangkok hospital for coastal palace
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand-:39:s revered but ageing King Bhumibol Adulyadej left a Bangkok hospital on Monday after a stay of almost six weeks for a check-up.
Golfer-:39:s Tour dream on hold
Kalgoorlie golfer Grant Lewis missed the cut by six shots as his dream of qualifying for the professional Asian Tour was put on hold for another year.
Shop, eat or just feel the serenity
There are 13 Amari hotels and resorts across Thailand with Amari Doha in Qatar set to open by the end of the year and Amari Ludhiana in Punjab to follow.
Starwood Hotels - Resorts Continues Expansion in Thailand with the Signing of Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort
PHUKET, Thailand--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Starwood Hotels - Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT - News) announced its global powerhouse Sheraton brand will re-enter Phuket, Thailands largest island, with the signing of Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort. Scheduled to open in early 2018, the agreement with Phuket Advance Development Ltd follows closely behind the recent announcement of the debut of the ...
Thai king Bhumibol -:39:getting better-:39: after gall bladder operation
Bangkok (AFP) - Revered Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world-:39:s longest-serving monarch, was -quot:getting better-quot: after a gall bladder operation following his emergency hospital admission last week, the palace said Wednesday.

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Koh Samet related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : October 30, 2014, 10:52 pm

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

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Koh Phi Phi related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 6:58 pm

Two tourists missing in boat crash near Thai resort
Two tourists are missing after their tour boat crashed into a fishing vessel between two Thai resort hubs, local police have said, adding that several others were -quot:seriously injured-quot:.
Search resumes for missing South Koreans after Thai boat crash
The search has resumed for two South Korean tourists missing off Thailand-:39:s southern coast after their tour boat crashed into a fishing vessel, police said Monday.
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!      lastest updated : October 30, 2014, 3:02 pm

Site Last Updated 8:10 am, Wednesday
ENGKILILI: Kaban Kunsil Nengeri (ADUN) Engkilili Dr Johnnical Rayong Ngipa ngelalau bala ketuai raban bansa di DUN Engkilili seruran ngemeranka ulah berakup enggau pangan diri dikena ngemujurka pemansang ba kandang menua sida.
Site Last Updated 7:00 am, Monday
KOTA SAMARAHAN: Engkilili assemblyman Dr Johnical Rayong Ngipa wants Dayaks, particularly Iban music composers and lyricists, to produce more patriotic songs as that genre of music is lacking.
Site Last Updated 5:26 am, Tuesday
ENGKILILI: Serakup Bansa Dayak Sarawak (SDNU) diatu udah numbuhka pampang baru SDNU iya nya SDNU Pampang Engkilili-Skrang ke dipasuk 56 pintu ruang bilik peranak Rumah Bak Sebeliau Panjai ditu, kena Hari Minggu tu tadi.
Site Last Updated 8:14 am, Tuesday
ENGKILILI: Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Engkilii Dr Johnnical Rayong Ngipa menasihati rakyat di sini agar tidak menjual tanah Hak Adat Bumiputera (NCR) milik mereka kepada orang lain.
Site Last Updated 2:52 am, Tuesday
ENGKILILI: Engkilili assemblyman Dr Johnnical Rayong Ngipa advises the people not to simply sell their native customary land to others. He said that by being short-sighted, it would cause them to suffer great losses.
Site Last Updated 10:47 am, Monday
ENGKILILI: Sarawakians should be thankful to the Barisan Nasional (BN)-led government for setting aside RM30 billion for the state under Budget 2015. Engkilili assemblyman Dr Johnical Rayong deemed the allocation as vital for improving the infrastructure in the state.
Site Last Updated 12:40 am, Saturday
ENGKILILI: Bala pengajar diperansang nambahka penemu enggau penglandik sida ngambika ulih nempa mayuh agi nembiak ke bekualiti, ku Kaban Kaunsil Nengeri (ADUN) Engkilili, Dr Johnnical Rayong Ngipa.

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Udonthani related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 6:04 pm

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!      lastest updated : October 30, 2014, 10:06 am

King-:39:s Cup returns to Khon Kaen in November
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Oct 28 (IANS) The prestigious King-:39:s Cup will make a return to the Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here, northeast of Bangkok, Nov 27-30, officials announced Tuesday.
Khon Kaen model suspects deny all charges, including uprising plot
THE 26 suspects, arrested for being part of the so-called -quot:Khon Kaen model-quot:, denied all charges yesterday - including complicity in terrorist plots - that were levied against them at the 23rd Military Circle Court.
Khon Kaen zoo invites public to contest naming baby pigmy hippo
The Khon Kaen Zoo Friday invited members of the public to name a baby pigmy hippopotamus born in the zoo on October 9.
Police to check on foreigners involved in marriage scam
Khon Kaen Immigration Police yesterday asked for information from lawyer Worapan Benjaworakul about an alleged scam involving fake marriage registrations in Nong Bua Lamphu-:39:s Non Sang district in which some 600 Thai women-:39:s names were sold to foreign men for immigration purposes.
Woman held for online designer bag scam
Crime Suppression Police have arrested a Khon Kaen woman for allegedly advertising the sale of brand-name bags via an online shop and then duping customers out of some Bt20 million after failing to deliver the goods.
Women caught in Thai fake marriage registration scam
Hundreds of false marriages between Thai women and foreign men were registered by a corrupt official in Khon Kaen province between 2011 and 2013, it was revealed yesterday. Some of these ...
Women caught in fake marriage registration scam
Hundreds of false marriages between Thai women and foreign men were registered by a corrupt official in Khon Kaen province between 2011 and 2013, it was revealed yesterday.

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Ayutthaya related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : October 30, 2014, 1:09 am

THAILAND PRESS-Thai Airways temporarily closes HK office - Bangkok Post
Thai Airways International decided on Tuesday to closethe ticketing office in Hong Kong until Sunday for safetyreasons. Vice-president Surapol Isrankura na Ayutthaya said theongoing political unrest in Hong Kong had forced the airline toclose the office until Sunday for the safety of the staff as itis located in the area near the rally site. (http:::bit.ly:1CGDcHV) ---- NOTE: Reuters has not ...

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Sukhothai related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : October 30, 2014, 1:11 pm

Pattaya Mail
SUKHOTHAI, 18 October 2014 - Locals and officials in some northern and northeastern provinces are already bracing for the upcoming drought period that is expected to be more severe than usual.
Sukhothai Bistro
This Squirrel Hill restaurant merges the traditional flavors and preparations of Thailand with modern European-bistro aspirations by Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth Squirrel Hill has a lot of, if not exactly hole-in-the-wall venues, then small storefronts well-suited to modest establishments specializing in the take-out, snacks and treats trade. Turnover in these spaces is usually marked by ...
TAT to hold Loy Krathong celebrations in Bangkok six other provinces
The Tourism Authority of Thailand will organise Loy Krathong celebrations in Bangkok and six provinces of Sukhothai, Chiang Mai, Tak Ayutthaya, Samut Songkhram, and Ratchaburi, TAT deputy governor ...
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
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.

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Khao San Road related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : October 30, 2014, 5:13 pm

Timbers Weekly Update
PORTLAND, Ore. - Wednesday-:39:s match between the Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes at Providence Park marks the second consecutive meeting between the two teams in a span of five days.
Pattaya Mail
A physically impaired German beggar who blew 40,000 baht in donations on hookers and booze in Pattaya was thrown in immigration jail until he could be deported.
Buy a meal, one gets donated to charity: Mealshare expands to Toronto
Mealshare, a social enterprise that connects local restaurants with local charities, launched Thursday in three Toronto restaurants.
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...
Thailand trying to lure back tourists
But not everyone in the travel industry thinks the initiatives announced by the Tourism Ministry will work.
South-East Asia-:39:s best (and worst) street food
South-East Asia is known for its cheap and delicious street food. Here, writers and food bloggers pick their favourite dishes

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Pai Thailand related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 5:15 pm

Not saving Thailands face: the backlash of police corruption in tourist murders
The Koh Tao murders, and the resulting international scrutiny, have left Thailand in an uncomfortable position and forced the country to confront its troubled history with law enforcement and justice.
Racing with Big Data
The cutting-edge technology behind Formula One (F1) sports can blow the minds of both diehard and non-F1 fans. The carsexpected to run faster than an average four-wheel vehicleare built and managed to last a series of laps, in an environment where the weather, temperature, tire conditions, and other factors can affect the racers performance. Formula One is just one of the sports categories ...
Ranbir and Katrina to celebrate Diwali together?
The cutest Bollywood couple were recently spotted together at Thailand. Here-:39:s taking a look at their love story so far
Absconding former deputy Speaker Apiwan dies at 65
The House Secretary will coordinate with the Royal Household Bureau to seek a royally sponsored cremation for the late former deputy House speaker Apiwan Wiriyachai, 65, House Secretary-General Jare Phanpruang said.
Year-end domestic travel expected to see 10% jump
The number of domestic travellers is expected to grow by 10 per cent during the year-end season thanks to attractive promotions and the government-:39:s tax-deduction scheme for travel expenses.
Wang opens Odense defence
Defending women-:39:s Denmark Open champion Wang Yihan opened her 2014 campaign with a straight-games win over Bulgaria-:39:s Linda Zetchiri.
Red shirts turn out in large numbers to receive Apiwan-:39:s body
Red shirts gathered in huge numbers yesterday at a heavily secured Suvarnabhumi Airport to receive the body of Apiwan Wiriyachai, who died while receiving medical treatment in the Philippines.

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Koh Tao related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 2:17 am

DNA test will clear my son: headman
Family threatens to sue over online speculation about Koh Tao murders
Koh Tao Suspects Offered New DNA Tests
Parents of two Myanmar men jailed for the Koh Tao double murders appeal to the media last week, seeking justice in an investigation they claim had been bungled.
DNA tests for headman-:39:s son
MAN TO BE TESTED OVER KOH TAO MURDERS: MYANMAR SUSPECTS-:39: PARENTS SEEK HELP FROM LAWYER-:39:S COUNCIL
Thailand puts stop to wild island parties with exception of Full Moon bash
Royal Thai Police Chief Somyot Pumphanmuang (centre) and Royal Thai Police advisor Jarumporn Suramanee (left) look at a beach near the spot where bodies of two killed British tourists were found, on Koh Tao, September 20, 2014. Reuters pic BANGKOK, Oct 27 Thai authorities have banned beach parties on some holiday islands to stop gatherings that can get out of control and lead to violence ...
Koh Tao murder suspects meet their families
The parents reportedly insisted that their sons were not killers, saying they had been forced to confess after being beaten by police. The parents also quoted their sons as saying police had threatened to intimidate or assault Rakhine people on the island unless they confessed. This assertion appears to contradict the suspects-:39: earlier claims made to a lawyer from the Lawyers-:39: Council of ...
Father Of Koh Tao Accused Describes Threats Against His Son
CHIANG MAI, THAILAND : Tun Tun Hteik, the father of Win Zaw Htun, one of two Burmese suspects in the Koh Tao murder case, told The Irrawaddy on Friday of threats made against his son by Thai police that led to his confession.
Thailand bans beach parties in wake of Briton murders
All-night parties to be outlawed on Koh Tao, Samui and Phangan after the murder of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, but infamous -:39:Full Moon-:39: escapes the crackdown

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Koh Lanta related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : October 29, 2014, 4:19 pm

The Perks of Retirement in Thailand and the Philippines
Southeast Asia is a remarkably beautiful and diverse region that is becoming much more welcoming to Western retirees. Southeast Asia-:39:s big appeal for foreign retirees is the cost of living. Several countries here are among the world-:39:s cheapest places to retire. Your money goes much further in this part of the world than in the United States or any other Western country, but that does not mean ...

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Koh Chang related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : October 31, 2014, 5:21 pm

Hung eyes successful defence at Chang Hwa Open
Taipei, Oct 15 (IANS) Young talent Hung Chien-yao of Chinese Taipei is determined to put up a strong defence of his Chang Hwa Open title when the Asian Development Tour (ADT) event tees off Thursday.
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...
Kim Still Secluded as Adviser Meets South Korea Officials
The highest-ranking security advisers of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Park Geun Hye met for the first time and agreed to push for improved relations between the two countries. Vice Marshal Hwang Pyong So, political overseer of Kim-:39:s 1.2-million troops, met today with Park-:39:s chief security aide, Kim Kwan Jin, in the South Korean city of Incheon and agreed the two ...
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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