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  1. 'I felt it tear at me': Tourist 'shark attack'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    A PREGNANT Australian woman is spending her Thailand holiday in hospital recovering from what she believes is a shark attack while experts cast their doubts. The Queensland woman, who is six months pregnant, had to be rescued by her partner, Robert Passmore, as she screamed for help after the attack.


  2. Caitlyn Jenner? Meet Westerly Windina, Australian surfer and transsexual pioneerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Renee Richards was the first prominent transsexual athlete. Caitlyn Jenner surely is the most famous transsexual with an athletic background.


  3. Research and Markets: Thailand B2C E-Com ...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    As B2C E-Commerce in Thailand accounts for less than 1% of total retail sales in the country, online retailing there still has a long way to grow. Thailand's Internet penetration of less than a quarter of the population, below that of four out of six major markets in Southeast Asia, indicates that there is significant room for growth in numbers of Internet users and online shoppers.


  4. Villagers barred from petitioning on Mae Sot SEZRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    PM BRIEFED ON ECONOMIC ZONE Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha makes a point while being briefed about the planned special economic zone in Tak, during his visit to the northern province VILLAGERS from several northern provinces yesterday joined a protest in Tak's Mae Sot district against land expropriation to make way for a special economic zone in the area. However, they were barred from directly handing petitions against the orders and other complaints to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who was visiting the site.


  5. News from around the Asia Pacific region, Sept 02.Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; Thailand tourism numbers seem to dive, but the Chinese still come, outlook for Macau grim, Trump trumps Asia and more... According to the Association of Thai Travel Agents, the number of foreign visitors to Thailand had plunged by 5% after the bomb attacks in the city centre of Bangkok. Despite this, the number of Chinese visitors to Chiang Mai has only increased since the tragedy struck last week.


  6. 'Stepping Out of the Crowd' - PATA launches new study on tourism...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 4 Hoteliers

    PATA's second study on the travel trends of young Asian consumers is set to discuss how and where young Asian travellers are going 'off the beaten track', while presenting practical advice on how destinations can manage future tourism growth responsibly. The Pacific Asia Travel Association has launched a new study focussing on the way young people from Northeast and Southeast Asia experience travel, and how the future expected increase in outbound travel from Asia can be managed to ensure that both large and small destinations can benefit from growth.


  7. LBS Market in Southeast Asia 2015 Review, Research, Size, Share,...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SBWire

    LBS Market in Southeast Asia to grow at a CAGR of 50.98% over the period 2014-2019. Location-based services is used to track the location of users within a wireless network using location-enabled mobile devices.


  8. One-stop online shopping service for modern urbanitesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    WP GROUP CO, an e-commerce company started up by three young executives, yesterday launched Skybox, a one-stop online shopping service that will deliver parcels between Skytrain stations within one day. "We have seen average growth of 20 per cent annually in the e-commerce business in Thailand over the past three years," Apipat Lertritsirikul, chief executive officer and co-founder, said yesterday.


  9. East meets West in so-so action thriller No EscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    NO ESCAPE Action/Thriller/Romance. Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan, Sterling Jerins, Claire Geare.


  10. Ladon books semis seatRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Philippines' Rogen Ladon, left, who defeated Kyrgyzstan's Rakhmankul Avatov, right, in men's light flyweight preliminary round over the weekend, was assured of a bronze medal after booking a semifinals berth in the ongoing ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships 2015 at the Thammasat University Gymnasium in Bangkok, Thailand Tuesday evening. SOUTHEAST Asian Games 2015 silver medalist Rogen Ladon assured the Philippines a bronze after winning his quarterfinals bout in the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships 2015 at the Thammasat University Gymnasium in Bangkok, Thailand Tuesday evening.


  11. New Report Available: Australia Tourism Report Q3 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Due its wide range of attractions and enviable climate, Australia is already established as a popular tourist destination. The inbound tourism market to the country benefits from a high level of diversity, with high levels of arrivals from major Asia Pacific, European and North American markets lessening the potential impact of any regional economic downturn.


  12. Jane Neamebitten by a shark while swimming at Karon Beach in PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pregnant woman suffers a severed ankle tendon after she is attacked by shark while swimming with her partner during a holiday in Thailand Jane Neame, 37, was swimming at Karon Beach, on the west coast of Phuket, when she started screaming for help after feeling two bites on her leg, on Tuesday. 'I'm pregnant, so I didn't want to get too anxious.


  13. | Djokovic v Nadal in exhibition matchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News24

    The world's top-ranked player Novak Djokovic will play an exhibition match against longstanding rival Rafael Nadal in Thailand next month. Suwat Liptapanlop, president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand, said on Wednesday that the match would be played on October 2 at Bangkok's Hua Mark Indoor Stadium.


  14. REVIEW: No Escape No Escape is punctuated by moments of jaw-dropping...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

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  15. Djokovic to play Nadal in exhibition match in Thailand next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The world's top-ranked player Novak Djokovic will play an exhibition match against longstanding rival Rafael Nadal in Thailand next month. Suwat Liptapanlop, president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand, said Wednesday that the match would be played on Oct. 2 at Bangkok's Hua Mark Indoor Stadium.


  16. Why Malaysian university research has a long way to goRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    MALAYSIA is spending about 5.9 percent of GDP on education and 1.13 percent of GDP on research and development . However as at 2014, no Malaysian universities have made the top 100 of the THES global or Asian university rankings, or QS World University Rankings .


  17. BEIJING: Thailand, Japan, HK prove top destinations among Chinese touristsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Thailand, Japan and Hong Kong became the most popular overseas destinations for tourists from the Chinese mainland during the summer's peak tourism season because of the host destinations' new visa policies and favorable currency exchange rates. Meanwhile, the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome in South Korea, the previous favorite destination, had mainland tourists headed elsewhere.


  18. HK Express launches flights to Siem ReapRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    The airline provides scheduled air service from Hong Kong to China, Japan, Malaysia, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and now flies to Siem Reap International Airport on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Speaking at Siem Reap airport yesterday, Andrew Cowen, chief executive officer of HK Express said that if the airline receives a positive response from travellers, it will increase its flight frequency.


  19. Japan's Largest Price Comparison Site Launches Indian Version of Priceprice.comRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    When shopping online, it is time consuming to compare various shopping sites to see whether you are getting the best deal or not. shows a list of products from various sites, sorting the results from lowest to highest price, to easily show you the best available price for that product.


  20. CPN allots B30bn for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Central Pattana Plc , the listed property developer under Central Group, has earmarked 30 billion baht to develop four to five new projects during 2016-18 as part of its plan to boost its annual revenue growth to 15% over the next five years. Of the total budget, 6.45 billion baht is to develop potential projects in 2016, 10.2 billion for 2017 and 13.3 billion for 2018, said chief financial officer Naparat Sriwanvit.