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Thai related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : November 24, 2014, 9:09 am

Do-:39:s and don-:39:ts for Thai tourists in Japan
BANGKOK (AP) Thailand-:39:s Embassy in Japan has some tips for Thai visitors: Don-:39:t put your chopsticks in the serving bowl. If driving, stop for pedestrians at crosswalks. And just because you have kids doesn-:39:t mean you can cut the queue.
Thai fishermen convert boats to cash in on human-smuggling
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre RANONG Thailand (Reuters) - The smuggling of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar is so lucrative that Thai fishermen are converting their boats to carry humans, police, locals and officials in southern Thailand said. In recent weeks, thousands of Rohingya, a mostly stateless people, have sailed across the Bay of Bengal to the west coast of Thailand, from where ...
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 ...
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 police seek two Americans over baby body parts
Thai police said Monday they were seeking two Americans after the body parts of several babies -- probably stolen from a medical museum -- were found in five parcels destined for the United States. The two men, aged 31 and 33, crossed into neighbouring Cambodia on Sunday soon after the gruesome discovery of a baby-:39:s head, at least one foot and sheets of skin, during a routine scan of packages at ...
Three Thais detained for handing out tickets to Hunger Games
By Kaweewit Kaewjinda BANGKOK (Reuters) - Three Thai university students were taken into police custody on Thursday for handing out free tickets to the latest film in the Hunger Games series, from which Thai protesters have borrowed a gesture of resistance to a totalitarian government. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha led a military coup on May 22. The military has quashed any public ...

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Bangkok related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 26, 2014, 6:11 pm

Santa-:39:s little helpers break world record in Bangkok
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Hundreds of Thai schoolchildren on Tuesday clustered into the shape of the word -quot:Siam-quot:, the former name of the Southeast Asian country, as they broke the world record for the largest gathering of Christmas elves. As many as 1,792 of Santa-:39:s little helpers, aged between nine and 15, donned red, green and white hats, matching T-shirts and pointy plastic elf ears, as they formed ...
Santas little helpers break world record in Bangkok
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Hundreds of Thai schoolchildren on Tuesday clustered into the shape of the word -quot:Siam-quot:, the former name of the Southeast Asian country, as they broke the world record ...
Thai police kept illicit fortune hidden in secret underground vaults chambers
BANGKOK Two top police officers embroiled in a high-profile corruption scandal in Thailand kept an illicit fortune that included antique paintings, golden postage stamps and tens of millions ...
Free bus rides to nine temples of nine kings in Bangkok
The Bangkok Metropolitan Transit Authority will provide free air-conditioned buses to shuttle people to and from nine temples built to honour the nine kings of the Chakkri Dynastry, Tourism and ...
Royal defamation probe widens in Thailand
BANGKOK: A major Thai police corruption probe widened on Tuesday with a third high-ranking officer charged under strict royal defamation rules in what analysts say is an attempt by the military junta ...
Thai Children Break World Record for Dressing as Christmas Elves
getting busy in Thailands capital Bangkok. On Tuesday, 1,792 children dressed in matching red, green and white hats and T-shirts and pointy plastic ears to break the Guinness World ...
Looted Thai artifacts from prehistoric sites returned by US
BANGKOK (THE NATION:ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - For years, more than 500 artefacts including pottery, bronze tools, sandstone moulds and glass ornaments, have been offering a visual but illegal ...

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Pattaya related news via Yahoo! Australia      lastest updated : November 27, 2014, 6:19 am

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! Singapore      lastest updated : November 27, 2014, 12:29 am

Bipasha suntans in Koh Samui
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Bipasha Basu is loving every bit of soaking in the sun on the sands of Koh Samui in Thailand.
Contiki Launches 2015 Asia Brochure With New Trip to Japan
Anaheim, Calif. -- Seven incredible countries, three unique ways to travel. Whether you-:39:re looking to soak up the sun on the sandy beaches of Koh Samui or explore the big city vibes of Beijing, Contiki-:39:s ...
Strong winds, rough seas over east coast, Sabah, Sarawak, Labuan to continue till Friday
KUALA LUMPUR: The first category of strong winds and rough seas over the waters off Kelantan, Terengganu, Sabah, Labuan and Sarawak are expected to continue until Friday. According to a Meteorological Department statement, the Northeasterly winds reaching speeds of 50 km:hour would result in waves rising up to 3.5 metres high will continue in the waters of Samui, Condore, Reef North, Reef South ...
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.
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.
Luxury Retreats Reveals Holiday Season Booking Trends, Hot Spots For Global Vacation Rentals
MONTREAL, Nov. 10, 2014 :PRNewswire: --Luxury Retreats, a world-renowned luxury vacation rental provider, has the run-down on booking trends and hot spots for holiday travel this year, along with desirable destinations still available for rental during the peak festive period. o For example, Florida vacationers stayed on average 7 nights in 2012, whereas this year the average stay is 12 ...
Martial law not affecting Thai tourism: Poll
Bangkok, Nov 18 (IANS) Most tourists to Thailand have not considered martial law, currently enforced nationwide, as an obstacle to their visits to the southeast Asian country, according to an opinion poll, results of which were revealed Tuesday.

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Krabi related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : November 27, 2014, 6:33 am

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.
Why buy Thailand property, and why buy now
If any property buyers and investors felt prices would decline as a direct result of Mays coup and on-going martial law in Thailand, they would have been very much mistaken.Seasoned investors who know Thailand well will also know this is the way things tend of happen in the Land of Smiles, and the fact is that property demand more than 95 percent of which comes from Thais remains largely ...

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Phuket related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : November 27, 2014, 4:37 am

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 ...
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.
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.
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!      lastest updated : November 26, 2014, 3:42 pm

Pattaya Mail
SURAT THANI, Oct 27 - Authorities here have banned all beach parties, except the iconic full moon party, on Ko Phangan and Ko Tao in the Gulf of Thailand in order to prevent crimes, according to an urgent letter sent to the Ko Phangan district officer.
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.
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
Party-:39:s Over: Murders Prompt Ban of Popular Beach Bashes
Thai authorities have banned beach parties on some holiday islands to stop gatherings getting out of control after two British backpackers were murdered.
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
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 ...
Thailand Beach Party Ban After Briton Murders
Surat Thani governor Chatpong Chatputhi, whose province includes Koh Tao, said no beach parties would be allowed apart from the Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan. The bodies of Britons Hannah ...

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Hua Hin related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 27, 2014, 5:46 am

2015 Centara World Masters Golf Championship Aiming High
Following the enormous success of the inaugural 2014 Centara World Masters Golf Championship, Thailand-based Golfasian and Australias Go Golfing are pleased to announce an expanded event to be held again in the city of Hua Hin, Thailand from 14-19 June 2015. (PRWeb October 29, 2014) Read the full story at http:::www.prweb.com:releases:2014:10:prweb12285961.htm
Asia-:39:s first -:39:water jungle-:39: being developed in Hua Hin
The Bt900 million Vana Nava Hua Hin Water Jungle is Asia-:39:s first -quot:water jungle-quot:.
Young golfers from 15 nations taking part in Junior Golf World Championship
Young golfers from 15 countries including 20 Thais are competing in the Singha Thailand Junior Golf World Championship at Royal Hua Hin Golf Course in Prachuap Khiri Khan from November 6 to 9.
Police claim teenager sold pen guns online
POLICE YESTERDAY announced the arrest of a 17-year-old man who allegedly ran an online shop selling pen guns in Prachuap Khiri Khan-:39:s Hua Hin district and his 26-year-old supplier in Chiang Rai-:39:s Thoeng district.
PR Center
Bangkok, 14 October 2014 Dusit International launches an online competition aimed at fans - both old and new - of their famed lunch and dinner buffet spreads!
New schedule announced on European Tour
The European Tour schedule will feature six new tournaments and seven new venues in a 47-tournament season in 2015
Hospitalised Thai king makes rare public appearance
BANGKOK - 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 ...

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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! Singapore      lastest updated : November 26, 2014, 6:02 am

Momentive Performance Materials Expands Specialty Chemicals Capability in Rayong, Thailand
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. today commissioned two new expansions at its Rayong, Thailand manufacturing facility to serve the growing Asian market demand for specialty chemicals.
Novus Hosts Breeder Forum in Rayong, Thailand
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 6, 2014 :PRNewswire: --Novus International, Inc., in its dedicated efforts to provide sustainable solutions to animal protein producers, recently hosted the Novus Breeder Forum in Rayong, ...
REXEL :Third-Quarter - 9-month 2014 results (unaudited)
SOLID SALES GROWTH IN Q3 Q3 ADJUSTED EBITA MARGIN AT 5.0% OF SALES FULL-YEAR 2014 TARGETS CONFIRMED
New Ford Everest revealed
Taking a bold step to redefine the SUV market in Asia Pacific and beyond, Ford today unveiled the new Ford Everest, a technologically advanced, stunningly capable and refined seven-seat SUV that will be launched in 2015. In Asia Pacific, the Ford Everest will be available in nine markets: China, Australia, New Zealand, India, and markets across the ASEAN region. Ford will also introduce the ...

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Udonthani related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 26, 2014, 10:04 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.

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Khon Kaen related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 27, 2014, 3:06 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.
Five Khon Kaen police officers transferred following student protest
Five senior police officers of the Khon Kaen Muang district station were transferred to inactive positions at the Provincial Police Region 4 for failing to prevent a protest by student activities ...
Five policemen transferred for failing to stop protesters
Five senior police based in Khon Kaen province have been transferred to inactive posts for failing to stop students from flashing the three-finger anti-coup salute at a local government event where Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha gave a speech last week.
Asian Tour plays Kings Cup
Khon Kaen, Thailand, November 26: Asian Tour heavyweights are expected to make the Kings Cup an intriguing affair when the US$500,000 event tees off at the Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club on Thursday.
Five Khon Kaen students let free without charge
Five Khon Kaen University students who were rounded up after surprising Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during his first official visit to Khon Kaen with an anti-coup protest - including a three-finger salute - were released yesterday without being charged.
-:39:Hunger Games-:39: screenings nixed in Bangkok as pro-Democracy groups use salute from film
Matt Bradwell KHON KAEN, Thailand, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Five Thai students were arrested after flashing the three-fingered salute, in reference to the -quot:Hunger Games-quot: franchise, at Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha.
-:39:Hunger Games-:39: screenings nixed in Bangkok as pro-Deomocracy groups use salute from film
Matt Bradwell KHON KAEN, Thailand, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Five Thai students were arrested after flashing the three-fingered salute, in reference to the -quot:Hunger Games-quot: franchise, at Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha.

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Ayutthaya related news via Yahoo! Singapore      lastest updated : November 26, 2014, 6:09 pm

Swedish co-founder of Pirate Bay whisked to Thai capital
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. Fredrik Neij, 36, was stopped late Monday at the border with Laos wearing the same short-sleeved shirt as in a wanted poster issued to immigration officials by ...
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.
The Last Of The Pirate Bay Founders Arrested At Thai Border
The last of The Pirate Bays founders has been arrested as he attempted to enter Thailand. Five years after they were first sentenced to jail by a Swedish court, the three co-founders of notorious file-sharing site The Pirate Bay have all been arrested.Fredrik Neij, 36, had reportedly been in Laos with his Laotian wife since [...] The post The Last Of The Pirate Bay Founders Arrested At Thai ...
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 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 26, 2014, 10:13 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.

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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! Singapore      lastest updated : November 25, 2014, 7:17 pm

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 ...
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.
Thai tourist murder suspects accuse police of torture: lawyer
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A lawyer representing two Myanmar men charged with the murder of two British tourists in Thailand said on Monday that their families have asked Thai authorities to investigate allegations of torture. The bodies of British tourists Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were discovered on a rocky alcove on the island of Koh Tao on Sept. 15. Last month police said two men ...
Thailand expects a million fewer tourists this year
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand expects around 25 million tourists this year, down a million on 2013, the government said on Wednesday, thanks in part to months of street protests in the capital which ended with a coup. Two unsolved murders of two young British tourists on the island of Koh Tao in September also kept visitors away. Thailand is still under martial law after the May 22 coup, but ...
Thailand Deaths: Suspects In New DNA Tests
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has given his backing to new DNA tests for two men being held for the killings of two Britons in September.
British police to compile report on Thailand murders
Bangkok (AFP) - British police have departed from Thailand after reviewing an investigation into the murder of two Britons on a southern Thai island and will now compile a report of their findings, Scotland Yard said Tuesday.
Thai PM says new DNA tests can be done in British murder probe
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday challenged critics of a police investigation into the murder of two British tourists saying new DNA tests can be done as concern grows that two men arrested over the killings might have been framed. Two Myanmar men - migrant workers Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, both 21 - were charged with the murder of Britons David Miller, 24 ...

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Koh Lanta related news via Yahoo!      lastest updated : November 21, 2014, 3:19 pm

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

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