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  1. In Phuketwan case, Reuters supports media freedom - but from a distanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    Bangkok: Reuters won a Pulitzer, the world's top journalistic award, for its coverage of Rohingya boat people from Myanmar with the help of Thai journalist Chutima Sidasathian. The international news agency hired Ms Chutima to open her contact book and arrange interviews for Reuters journalists doing the research that won the 2014 award.

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  2. Verdict looms for Aust journo in Thai caseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    BREKKIE WRAP: Russia's Action Man is at it again. From deep sea diving to shirtless horse riding, Vladimir Putin is now pumping iron with his deputy.

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  3. Australian journalist 'hopeful' ahead of verdict in Thai defamation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Age

    Bangkok: An Australian journalist being tried for defaming the Royal Thai Navy says he is fearful, but hoping he will be found not guilty when the verdict is handed down. A senior Thai judge at the Phuket criminal court will deliver his ruling on Tuesday in the case against Alan Morison, 67, formerly from Melbourne, and Thai reporter Chutima Sidasathian.

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  4. Photos of the weekRead the original story

    Friday | CBS News

    Week in review: The most compelling photos from the week's news, August 22-28, 2015, including the Virginia shooting, European migrant crisis and baby pandas Here, a Thai veterinarian takes a picture of a 2-year-old orangutan during a health examination at Kao Pratubchang Conservation Centre in Ratchaburi, Thailand, August 27, 2015. Thai vets from the Department of National Park Wildlife, and Plant Conservation conducted a health check of 14 orangutans to prepare them for repatriation to their country of origin, Indonesia, in September.

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  5. Hooters to spend Bt100m to publicise new Thai outletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Nation

    Hooters of America and its Bangkok-based franchisee Destination Resorts have announced an investment of Bt100 million to open the largest international Hooters restaurant in Pattaya and to celebrate the grand opening of Hooters Bangkok. These ventures are part of a 30-restaurant development agreement between Hooters of America and Destination Resorts to expand Hooters' presence throughout Southeast Asia.

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  6. Busted in Phuket, jailed in New YorkRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Bangkok Post

    Scott Stammers, 46, was arrested with four other foreigners in September, 2013, as they prepared to ship the drugs out of Thailand by boat. They were formally extradited in November of that year.

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  7. EndRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2010 | Pattaya Mail

    Police have identified the British man suspected of inflicting the injuries that likely caused the death of a married Danish man who came back to a Soi Diana beer bar Police are looking in Phitsanulok for Narong Meejang who they believe ran over and killed an Iranian tourist with a jet ski. The Thai man who allegedly struck and Saharat shows police what the thief did to his belongings.

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  8. AccorHotels keeps plans for Thailand despite blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Nation

    AccorHotels will continue expanding in Thailand despite the recent bombing in Bangkok, said Patrick Basset, chief operating officer for Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia. AccorHotels will continue expanding in Thailand despite the recent bombing in Bangkok, said Patrick Basset, chief operating officer for Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia.

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  9. Peace in PhangngaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Bangkok Post

    Only a short drive from bustling Phuket, Phangnga is a modest destination packed with rustic charm. On neglected land, bricks are partly buried under thick moss and tree leaves, obviously part of the walls and foundation of a small building that once stood here in Thung Tuk on Kho Khao island in the Takua Pa district of Phangnga Province.

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  10. Thailand to return 14 orangutans to IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bangkok Post

    A young orangutan clings to a parent at the Khao Pra Thab Chang wildlife breeding centre in Ratchaburi province. One of 13 orangutans impounded in 2010 gave birth to a baby while at the centre.Saichon Srinuanjan Indonesia has agreed to pay the transportation costs.

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  11. Blast girl, 9, back with Bangkok `stable'Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Standard

    A week after the bomb blast at a Bangkok shrine that killed 20 people including two from Hong Kong, Thai travel agents claim the situation has stabilized. They were looking at prospects just as nine-year- old bomb victim Jasmine Chu Sum-yu, who had three operations in Bangkok after shrapnel tore into one of her thighs, was flying home to Hong Kong.

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  12. India to host international weightlifting event for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | DNA India

    ... will take part in the 26th Women & 45th Men Senior Asian Weightlifting Championships to be held in Phuket, Thailand from September 3 to 12. Another two weightlifters will represent India in the 5th Commonwealth Youth Games to be held at Apia, Samoa ...

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  13. Full Metal Dojo Confirms Two More Fight Cards For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | MMA Weekly

    Full Metal Dojo 6 took place at the Insomnia Night Club in Bangkok last Saturday night. Not wasting any time, Thailand's premier MMA promotion confirmed that two more fight cards would be happening between now and the end of the year.

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  14. Chinese tourists flock to Chiang Mai, PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Bangkok Post

    Wiang Gum Gam has become a popular destination for Chinese tourists since it featured in the popular Chinese movie "Lost in Thailand". Chinese tourists are flocking to Chiang Mai and Phuket one week after the deadly bombing in Bangkok, with hotel room reservations rising in both destinations, despite a rash of cancellations from overseas for travel to Thailand.

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  15. Belinda Gates has been appointed Director of Marketing at Thanyapura...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Hospitality Net

    Thanyapura Hospitality Group 120/1 Moo 7 Thepkasattri Road, Thepkasattri, Thalang Phuket, 83110 Thailand Phone: +66 76 336 000 Fax: +66 76 336 081 Visit Website In a career spanning more than 20 years, Ms Gates has proven herself a highly accomplished marketing professional, and she brings considerable experience and energy to the Thanyapura team. She began her career as marketing assistant at Daikyo Australia, a Japanese real estate company that was one of the largest builders of condominiums in the country.

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  16. Nathaphat - Kaye' Asavathanachart has been appointed Director of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Hospitality Net

    Thanyapura Hospitality Group 120/1 Moo 7 Thepkasattri Road, Thepkasattri, Thalang Phuket, 83110 Thailand Phone: +66 76 336 000 Fax: +66 76 336 081 Visit Website Promoted from Communications Manager, Kaye Asavathanachart has been part of the Thanyapura team since 2011, utilising her public relations experience and journalistic contacts to help build this unique and multi-layered brand into the success it is today. She began her well-rounded communications career at the Bangkok Post, where she wrote a weekly entertainment column.

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  17. Minor InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Nation

    Minor International Plc MINT is poised to outperform its sector in the aftermath of the bomb, thanks to the greater resiliency provided by both the broader reach of its business and lower exposure to Bangkok. We expect profit to improve in 2H15, backed by a better food business and the start of sales of its residential project in Phuket.

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  18. Professionalism a mustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Bangkok Post

    While there is no conclusive answer as of yet about the perpetrators of the Erawan shrine bombing in Bangkok and their motives, one thing that needs to be stressed is that it will do more harm than good if the government's investigation fails to examine the hard evidence, and instead aims to minimise the economic repercussions. There are three main scenarios that might have led to this worst-ever explosion in Thailand, which killed 20 people and wounded more than 130 in one single attack.

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  19. Emirates adds flights to Phuket-Dubai routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Nation

    Emirates today announced four new weekly flights between Phuket and Dubai, which will increase its capacity by 57 per cent. The four new flights will start from December 1. The airline said that the flights will introduce connectivity from most cities in the Americas for the first time, as well as improve connections to a number of key destinations in Europe and the Middle East via one convenient stop in Dubai.

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  20. China High-End Tourism Showcased at AMCHAM EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Thephuketinsider.com

    How can Phuket Attract High-End Chinese Tourists? On Friday September 18th the American Chamber of Commerce has organized a tourism event at the JW Marriott led by David Johnson and Vanessa Zhu of Delivering Asia Communications. David Johnson is the Managing Director of Delivering Asia Communications , a leading public relations firm in Asia specialising in the hospitality industry, with ten operations worldwide and headquatered in Bangkok.

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