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  1. The 16 most Instagrammed places of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Instagram has released its annual list of the world's most popular spots for taking photos - a veritable who's who of the globe's top tourist destinations. We've compiled Instagram posts featuring the top 16 locations of 2016, to lighten your cold-weather blues.

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  2. A day in photosRead the original story

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    The royal motorcade of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun passes the Royal Plaza and heads for the Grand Palace. - Thiti Wannamontha His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun travels to the Grand Palace for a merit-making ceremony to pay respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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  3. In this photo release by Bureau of the Royal Household, Thailand 's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this photo release by Bureau of the Royal Household, Thailand 's new king Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun speaking after acceptance throne at Dusit Palace Thursday, Dec.1, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years.

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  4. Crown prince formally becomes Thailand's new kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this image made from video, Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, listens to the invitation to ascend to the throne from National Legislative Assembly President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, at the Grand Palace in Bangkok today. BANGKOK>> Thailand's new King Rama X is the tenth in a dynasty that dates back to 1782, but he will be judged by how he measures up to his revered father, who steadily steered his country into modern times in a 70-year reign.

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  5. Joyous Thais await new KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Bangkok Post

    People are confident he can follow in father's footsteps as the nation awaits an event few living Thais can remember - a new King. Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon yesterday revealed that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has agreed to become the new King, pending an official invitation, as admiration and joy from people greeted the news of the start of the process toward a new reign.

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  6. Four-year plan aims to boost tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Nation

    THE NATIONAL Tourism Policy Committee has unveiled a four-year plan to enhance tourism competitiveness and has also approved a special zone focusing on four islands in southern Thailand. Deputy Prime Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn yesterday said the committee would organise a series of training programmes for three groups involved in the tourism sector.

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  7. I got hungover at the Hangover II hotel in BangkokRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Metro

    Near the beginning of The Hangover II , Phil, Stu, and Alan, the gangster Leslie Chow, and a chain-smoking capuchin monkey wake up in a hotel room in Bangkok with the mother of all hangovers. And hungover I too became in Bangkok, thanks in large part to a whisky-based cocktail named Fire, the creation of which involved placing chopped fruit and spirits in a large wine glass and rotating the glass over a flame.

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  8. Thailand's parliament invites crown prince to assume throneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Yahoo!

    Thailand's parliament on Tuesday named Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month. The Cabinet, following a 1924 law on succession, submitted Vajiralongkorn's name to the National Assembly after a brief meeting, where members formally acknowledged him as the new monarch.

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  9. Thailand's Parliament Names New King in Formal ProclamationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Voice of America

    Thailand's parliament on Tuesday named Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month. The Cabinet, following a 1924 law on succession, submitted Vajiralongkorn's name to the National Assembly after a brief meeting, where members formally acknowledged him as the new monarch.

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  10. Thailand may have new king within daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | The Age

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  11. University Tips: Real experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Bangkok Post

    University Tips is here to help you prepare for the English exams and tests that are coming your way. This week we read about sisters Achiraya and Chayanich Thamparipattra who have followed in the footsteps of their mom and dad in the tourist industry.

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  12. Big barge procession held today in Buriram in remembrance of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Pattaya Mail

    While all the people across the country continue to flock to Bangkok to pay their last respect to the beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej, boat people in Buriram province have gathered over 300 boats to join in a big barge procession today in honour of the King. Apart from the barge procession, a parade of 40 elephants, will also be held along with the candle lighting ceremony.

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  13. Baiyoke Group grows bakery line with launch of Pablo cheese tartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | The Nation

    BAIYOKE Group yesterday announced the strengthening of its food and bakery business after the launch of Pablo, a well-known Japanese cheese-tart brand, which has joined the growing premium bakery market in Thailand. The group plans to increase the number of its franchised restaurant brands to 10 by 2019, from the current six.

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  14. Grand Palace to close Dec 1-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Bangkok Post

    The Grand Palace will be closed to mourners and tourists for two days, on Dec 1-2, for a merit-making ceremony to mark the 50th day since the passing of the late King, according to the Royal Household Bureau. The sale of tickets to tourists visiting the Grand Palace will also be halted on Dec 5, which marks King Bhumibol Adulyadej's birthday, the bureau said.

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  15. Rest, recreation and total relaxationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | The Nation

    Get into gear for the excesses of the festive season by leaning back on the sun deck sipping a chilled Beerlao during a three-night, four-day cruise on the Mekong Sun . Explore the beauty of the Mekong's tranquil waters from Huay Xay to Luang Prabang, marvel at unspoiled vistas of tropical jungle-clad mountain peaks and impressive rock formations, and enjoy a warm welcome at secluded villages.

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  16. Prime retail landscape in a constant process of evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | The Nation

    MAJOR MALL operators have continuously invested in facelifts and expansions of their shopping centres to keep pace with the government's policy of promoting tourism and trying to make Thailand the ultimate destination for shopping and lifestyle in Asean. Charun Poopat, vice president for marketing communications and the customer management group at Seacon Development Plc, said that the Seacon Square shopping complex on Srinakarin Road had opened a new food zone on October 15 at the cost of Bt800 million.

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  17. NLA set to meet for 'special agenda'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | The Nation

    Mourners wait in a long queue to pay respects before His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej's Royal Urn inside the Grand Palace yesterday, as thousands of black-clad people continued to flock to Sanam Luang. Mourners wait in a long queue to pay respects before His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej's Royal Urn inside the Grand Palace yesterday, as thousands of black-clad people continued to flock to Sanam Luang.

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  18. Thailand's Queen Sirikit hospitalised for fever, lung infection - Royal palaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Asian Correspondent

    Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit review the honor guard during a ceremony ahead of his 78th birthday in Bangkok in 2005. Pic: AP THAILAND's royal palace says Queen Sirikit has been hospitalized with fever and lung infection, a month after her husband, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died.

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  19. My Sister Rosa: disquieting YA novel about loving an adorable psychopathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Boing Boing

    Che Taylor is 17 and his little sister, Rosa, is 10 -- and she's a psychopath. His itinerant parents are relocating the family -- again -- to start social enterprise, this one in New York, and Che knows that when the plane from Bangkok touches down, Rosa will resume her secret campaigns of psychological torture and ghastly cruelty, and that he'll be the only one who can see through the cherubic, charismatic, ringleted facade to the monster underneath.

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  20. Thai govt wants to anoint late king as 'Bhumibol the Great'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Asian Correspondent

    THAILAND will propose the posthumous title of "Bhumibol the Great" for the kingdom's late monarch after the conclusion of the royal funeral rites, reports say. Local dailies quoted Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha as saying that this had always been the government's plan, and that the matter will have to be forwarded to the Royal Household Bureau first for endorsement.

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