Laos Travel Newswire

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  1. Thailand's ethnic Chinese face New Year fashion dilemmaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    Bright red garments, gold embroidery and colourful accessories would normally have been the mode du jour for Thailand's ethnic Chinese celebrating Lunar New Year on Saturday. But this year, donning colourful clothes could be seen as disrespectful in a country where many are still wearing black, white or grey as a sign of mourning for King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on Oct 13 last year.

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  2. 'I got closer and closer to the moon': Bulli surf rescue explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Toru says he loves travelling the world with his skateboard, exploring new places. He'll visit New Zealand for the first time next month, before a fourth Australian visit.

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  3. Adobe says Thailand remains attractive for its investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Nation

    Recognising the potential for digital media and digital marketing in Thailand, Adobe continues to keep investing in its second largest target in Southeast Asia. V.R. Srivatsan, managing director for Adobe Southeast Asia, told an Adobe Thailand media briefing the company would continue investing in Thailand.

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  4. Tips for Australians planning to travelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Book a YEAR in advance and DON'T go to a travel agent: Secrets to save on your next trip as it's revealed Australians will spend $7.5 BILLION on holidays this year With Aussies set to spend $7.5billion before the year is out, travel expert Lorica Clarke has revealed the secrets you need to know to save on your next holiday. From booking tickets 12 months in advance to bypassing a travel agent, Ms Clarke knows how savvy consumers need to be to find a great deal on holidays.

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  5. Woman dies in Thailand jeep accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    Nezi Borislavova of Vancouver was in serious condition in a Thai hospital after a single-vehicle accident. Her friend Ami Lambert , also of Vancouver, did not survive the crash.

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  6. A true taste of ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    THE 2017 edition of the Thailand Tourism Festival, which gets underway tomorrow, promises to be bigger and better than in previous years with plenty more activities, additional zones and lots of delicious dishes up for grabs. "Thailand has so much to offer visitors and domestic tourists, and we want this year's Thailand Tourism Festival to showcase the unique local experiences and attractions found in all parts of the nation.

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  7. 80,000 yuan trips abroad replace Chinese New Year treks to Grandma'sRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Times

    Instead, they're all going to Japan for shopping and sightseeing. That new custom lets her family bypass the mobs, clogged roads and subways, lousy customer services - and boredom - that can mark holidays at home.

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  8. Genting Dream to Homeport in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Marine News

    Asian luxury cruise line Dream Cruises said it will homeport its inaugural vessel, Genting Dream, year-round in Singapore from December 3, 2017. Christened in November 2017, Genting Dream currently sails from Hong Kong or Guangzhou.

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  9. Tom Eaton captures images of Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    Always intrigued by provocative photographers such as Diane Arbus, Tom Eaton strives to capture photographic images that are intended to engage a viewer. Over the last few years opportunities have presented themselves to travel to a number of disadvantaged locations where his careers skills could be used in volunteer efforts to help train local people to obtain clean water by drilling small diameter water wells.

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  10. Hotelier group talks up quality as Phuket's long-term edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Nation

    THE NEWLY launched Phuket Hotels Association is set to rebrand the resort island as a "truly" quality destination and pave the way for long-term growth. The group consists of more than 61 hotel members, representing more than 9,000 rooms, and is an initiative by a pioneering collection of Thai and expatriate hoteliers on the island.

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  11. Body retrieved from Chao Phraya River identified as missing Japanese touristRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Nation

    A BODY recovered from the Chao Phraya River late last year has been confirmed as a 22-year-old Japanese tourist who had cut all contact with his parents and girlfriend during his trip to Thailand. Sonam's family and girlfriend do not suspect foul play because a close friend of the deceased said he had developed depression and wanted to spend time alone before his disappearance.

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  12. UAE, Malaysia, Turkey top halal travel destinations: Global Islamic Economy reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    The Muslim market, 72 per cent of which originated from OIC countries, is the second largest travel market next only to China and ahead of the United States . The UAE ranked first in the global assessment of travel destinations with the best developed Halal ecosystems, according to the 2016-2017 Global Islamic Economy Report developed and produced by Thomson Reuters.

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  13. 5 New Travel Startups Put Niche Spins on Short-Term Rental BookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    This week we look at startups that strive to be regional booking site alternatives to short-term rental platforms Airbnb and HomeAway. Airbnb and HomeAway clones are a dime-a-dozen.

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  14. PHA launches 'Brand Phuket' logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    The Phuket Hotels Association unveiled 'Brand Phuket' at the annual Thailand Tourism Forum this afternoon, held at the InterContinental Bangkok, with more than 550 travel and tourism leaders from around the region in attendance. The brand identity, set to drive the profile of the destination worldwide, was created by global branding agency QUO, focusing on positive stories about the experiences, natural beauty and people of Phuket.

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  15. Tragedy strikes as cabbie dies abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    THE family of a Swindon taxi driver who collapsed and died suddenly in Thailand is seeking financial support to help give him the send off he deserves. Nathan Blake, 48, who was well known in the town, is believed to have suffered a heart attack last week in the city of Udon Thani near the border with Laos.

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  16. Ola appoints former PepsiCo exec Vishal Kaul as COO19 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    New Delhi, Jan 23 : Transportation app Ola today said it has appointed former PepsiCo executive Vishal Kaul as its Chief Operating Officer . He succeeds Pranay Jivrajka, Ola's first employee.

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  17. Call to all tourists: Visit ASEAN, spend more, stay longerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    A new ASEAN marketing campaign has been launched to encourage more tourists to visit the region, spend more and stay longer. The Visit [email protected] campaign coincides with the 50th anniversary of ASEAN and will highlight the region's 50 best festivals and 50 most unforgettable travel experiences.

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  18. Malaysian family of three travels 6,011 km in 16 days across Indo-china by kapchai and scooterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    Motorcyclists are familiar with that wanderlust, the urge to take the road less travelled and see what's on the other side. In the case of Rusli Osman , and his wife Yong Suzi , along with their daughter Yong Sofea , this lead to a multi-country, 16-day, 6,011 km trip across Indo-china.

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  19. Read NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Burma is expected to see economic growth of 6.9 percent in 2017, down 1.5 points from a previous estimate, according to the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects report released earlier this month. The report said that real-term growth in 2016 was estimated to be 6.5 percent, down 1.3 percentage points from an earlier estimate in June last year, the Nikkei Asia Review reported.

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  20. Japanese body's ID confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    The parents and girlfriend arrive at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok on Monday to confirm the identity of the body of Sonam Tsuboi, found in the Chao Phraya River on Dec 30. Relatives have confirmed the body found in the Chao Phraya River in late December was the missing Japanese tourist Sonam Tsuboi, 22, and said he would be cremated in Thailand. The parents, aged 57 and 47, as well as the 24-year-old girlfriend of the Japanese man, arrived at the riverside Siriraj hospital in Bangkok to identify the body found at the nearby Wang Lang pier on Dec 30. Accompanying them was Pisit Maiprasert, a consular assistant at the Japanese embassy, who said they were confident that the body was of Tsuboi.

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