Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 3)

Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Surviving a Stolen PassportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Verge Magazine

    The awfully bright day all but mocks me as I make my way back to my hostel. My joints ache with regret.

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  2. Thai authorities say fishing industry crackdown intensifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Thailand, which faces possible trade sanctions over abuses in its seafood industry, says it has accelerated its fight against human trafficking and unregulated fishing. Deputy national police chief Thammasak Witcharaya said Monday that in the eight months since a task force was set up to combat fishing industry abuses, it has investigated 36 cases, arrested 102 suspects and rescued 130 presumed trafficking victims.

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  3. SD Mines among 25 Elite Nationwide Qualifying for World Finals in ThailandRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | PRWeb

    The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has advanced to the World Finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest to be held in Phuket, Thailand, in May. With only 25 teams nationwide invited, SD Mines will be in rare company to compete alongside universities such as Cal Tech, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Harvard, MIT and Stanford in what is known as the Olympics of Computer Science.

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  4. More than 100 arrested as fishing crackdown intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Migrant fishermen from Myanmar and Cambodia unload fish from a fishing boat at a jetty in Samut Sakhon province Jan 19. The government said it has accelerated its fight against human trafficking and unregulated fishing in its bid to avoid trade sanctions over abuses in the seafood industry. Deputy national police chief Thammasak Witcharaya said Monday that in the eight months since a task force was set up to combat fishing industry abuses, it has investigated 36 cases, arrested 102 suspects and rescued 130 presumed trafficking victims.

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  5. Singapore's MMA fighters ponder career prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: With a professional resume of four wins and one loss, and still only 22 years of age, local mixed martial arts fighter Syafiq Samad should be eyeing a bright future - but a question mark looms large instead. He is currently enlisted in National Service and remains unsure over his next step after more than a year of competitive inactivity.

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  6. It wasn't the drugs that landed him in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | NEWS.com.au

    THERE are concerns Molly Meldrum's condition is more serious than first thought, with the music legend returning to hospital in Bangkok after nasty fall. AUSTRALIA'S favourite children's television hosts have resurfaced and are evoking nostalgia in the hearts of gen Y members across the county.

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  7. Bangkok claims top spot in Asia Pacific Destinations Index.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | 4 Hoteliers

    Bangkok has increased its lead over the pack as the region's most popular destination, with international overnight visitors breaking the 20 million mark for the first time, according to the results of the inaugural MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index released today. Thailand dominated the top ten destinations, taking three of the top ten rankings, with Phuket securing fifth place and the coastal city of Pattaya coming in at eighth place .

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  8. AoT airports set new record in passenger trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    The opening of Terminal 2 at Don Mueang airport could allow an even greater number of passengers this year. Thailand's six main airports saw robust growth in passenger traffic of 21.3% in 2015, setting a new record of just under 110 million.

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  9. ReadingRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2010 | The Nation

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand would like to report that all beaches in Phuket, Krabi and Phang Nga are now open to tourists as before. Tourist businesses, including beach restaurants and local services, are fully operational.

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  10. 1 year - 110 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bangkok Post

    The opening of Terminal 2 at Don Mueang airport could allow an even greater number of passengers this year. Thailand's six main airports saw robust growth in passenger traffic of 21.3% in 2015, setting a new record of just under 110 million.

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  11. Phuket Set to Become One-Stop Shop Tourist Destination, Reports Freedom AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, March 21, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Phuket will no longer be just a beach destination for overseas tourists. Central Retail Corporation has just announced plans to open a US$332 million entertainment, shopping and convention centre on the popular Thai island.

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  12. DirectRooms.com - Muscat to Host 2010 Asian Beach Games in December 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2010 | 24-7 Press Release

    PHUKET, THAILAND, November 20, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The games are to be staged in Oman, which boasts a pristine shoreline offering the perfect venue for an event of this kind. Started in 2009, the Asian Beach Games event is aimed at motivating young people across Asia to try their hands at sports, as well as being a great demonstration of the exciting diversity of cultures across the continent.

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  13. After success, Kingdom to lead Asean nations on ways to boost the MICE industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Nation

    THE THAILAND Convention and Exhibition Bureau is set to lead Asean in improving the standard of the region's venues for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions after the Kingdom's success in the lucrative sector. Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, TCEB president, said 100 Thai MICE entrepreneurs with total event space of 227 rooms were guaranteed with the Thailand Meeting Venue Standard in the 2016 fiscal year.

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  14. Vessel believed to be Sunsail spottedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Iol.co.za

    ... Club; and first-time sailor, Capetonian, Jaryd Payne, 20, were delivering the catamaran from Cape Town to Phuket, Thailand, when they disappeared. The families of the men announced on their Facebook page yesterday that a vessel believed to be the ...

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  15. DirectRooms.com - Asian Five Nations Rugby Comes to Brunei from 21 to 27 June 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    DirectRooms.com reveals that the Regional Tournament of the HSBC Asian Five Nations will be played in Brunei this June which will see the hosts take on Laos and Cambodia in division five. PHUKET, THAILAND, May 06, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The regional event is part of Asian Rugby Football Union's main competition which has four tiers of games consisting of teams from 25 Asian countries.

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  16. New releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2010 | The Nation

    We've heard the tale countless times before: the westerner happily holidaying in Thailand who suddenly finds himself in the awkward position of having to explain the kilos of heroin the police have just found in his possession. Strangely, he always has no idea how it got there.

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  17. Two Major International Companies Sign On With Levitin Group for Online Learning SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    PARK CITY, UT, October 06, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Levitin Group, the timeshare industry's premier training and consulting company, recently signed agreements with two international companies to provide access to the Levitin Learning Online Training System. Anantara Vacation Club and International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. , headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, will join the impressive roster of vacation ownership oriented companies which benefit from Levitin Group's highly successful systematic approach to sales.

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  18. 5 Charts Showing the Rise in International Arrivals to Asia-Pacific DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Skift

    ... didn't keep tourists away as several other Thai cities ranked above larger cities elsewhere in the region. Phuket, Thailand, for example, had 9.3 million international arrivals compared to Hong Kong's 8.3 million and Pattaya, Thailand had 8.1 ...

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  19. Carlson Rezidor Forges Ahead In 2016 In Tandem With Thailand's Tourism ReboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Hospitality Net

    Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group , one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups, has renewed its commitment to Thailand as it powers into the new year on the back of a stellar 2015. Having achieved accelerated growth in Asia Pacific in 2015, opening ten hotels and 23 signings, up from nine the year before, Carlson Rezidor continues the momentum to achieve its 2020 target at the Carlson Rezidor Asia Pacific Business Conference 2016 in Bangkok.

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  20. Smart City initiatives gather paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Nation

    Good progress being made in Phuket and Saensuk pilots; NIA launches IoT City Innovation Centre to facilitate start-ups, tech entrepreneurs In a bid to turn Thailand into an Asean innovation hub, the Information and Communications Technology Ministry has initiated a project called "Phuket Smart City" that will transform the old city and surrounding areas into a destination that goes beyond tourism and attracts technologists and start-up businesses to the island. The move is part of the broader "Smart Thailand" initiative, which is an ICT Ministry action plan set to play a key role in driving the government's digital-economy strategy.

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