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14 min ago | Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Be tough on junta, say Thai exiles

While Thai political exiles are lobbying foreign governments, urging them not to deal with the military junta in power in Bangkok, Western nations are settling in for the long haul.

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4 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise

Kerala - Hua Hin

Yesterday, after trekking through the monsoonal rain of a cordoned-off central Thrissur, I arrived at a Rolling Stones concert-sized crowd in a muddy park.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Star Online

Ita s more fun in the Philippines

You'd think tourists would be a timorous crowd, that they'd go only where they think it's safe to go.

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The Nation

Can Islam and Buddhism coexist peacefully in SE Asia?

In India new Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in a religious ceremony before taking office; in Indonesia Islamist parties supported presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, a general with tainted human rights record; in Ukraine Jews are fleeing resurgent anti-Semitism; in Britain Prime Minister David Cameron has asserted that the UK is a ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

NCPO spoils party for Thaksin fans

The junta has reminded supporters of Thaksin Shinawatra about the requirements for travelling outside Thailand as the birthday of the deposed former prime minister draws near.

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Nerve News

Working on cheaper visas, lesser air fares: Shripad Naik

Efforts are being made to control escalating air fares during the holiday season and to slash visa rates in order to compete with cheaper tourism destinations, Tourism Minister Shripad Naik said Saturday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Global Medical Tourism Market Report: 2014 Edition

The report Medical Tourism Market: 2014 Edition analyzes the development of the medical tourism market globally.

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Balloon Juice

Friday Recipe Exchange: Sitting on the Porch, Sipping

It is too hot to cook . Mostly I take fresh fruits and veggies and toss them in a salad.

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Bangkok Post

Airline chiefs urge cuts in airport fees

The heads of two leading budget carriers have urged Thailand to reduce airport charges to help restore tourist arrivals lost during the prolonged political turmoil.

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Southwest Times

Valley Harvest Ministries sparks fundraising effort

Recently, Valley Harvest Ministries used a new approach to bring the gospel to the people of Pulaski County: fireworks.

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Daily Star

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Good news for those heading off on gap year holidays this summer - according to research from travel money specialist No.1 Currency, 18 out of the top 20 "gapper" hot spots are cheaper than they were last year, making it the ideal time to go travelling.

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Pattaya Mail

Pattaya Grand Sale 2014 underway

The Pattaya Grand Sale is underway for its sixth year and city officials are hoping the summertime campaign provides a substantive boost to low season tourism revenues.

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Examiner.com

Koh Samui to Koh Tao: Attractions and Travel Information

Koh Tao is a popular island in Thailand, which is part of the Suratthani Archipelago located on the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Southeast Asia E-Commerce Set to Boom

Internet penetration in the populous region is higher than many assume, and will soon skyrocket thanks to the increasing use of low-cost smartphones and the availability of mobile Web connections, according UBS's head of research and strategy in Thailand, Raymond Maguire, who authored the report.

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The Washington Post

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

The most advanced vaccine for dengue only offers modest protection but could still help millions of people avoid the devastating effects of the disease known as "breakbone fever," according to a large trial.

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The New York Observer

Star Jones, Kit Harington and Olivia Wilde on How to Jetset in Summer Style

Not that Shindigger is typically bored during the New York summer, but this year wanderlust has dug in its talons, and we've found ourselves surveying the cocktail circuit on their favorite destinations and modes of travel.

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Poynter Online

BBC uses Facebook to get around Thai military censors

The BBC launched a Facebook news stream in Thailand on Thursday. The initiative "follows the military coup in May after which international channels, including BBC World News TV, were taken off air temporarily," the Beeb reports .

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Malaysian National News Agency

India To Introduce e-Visa At 9 Airports

By Saraswathi Muniappan NEW DELHI, July 10 -- India will be introducing Electronic Travel Authorisation in a phased manner at nine airports to encourage and ease tourist arrivals in the country.

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ABS-CBN News

MTV Asia offers $10,000 for 10-day job

MANILA MTV Asia is looking for an individual who can be part of their social media team for 10 days leading up to the World Stage Malaysia outdoor concert.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: It's more fun in Philippines

You'd think tourists would be a timorous crowd, that they'd go only where they think it's safe to go.

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