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  1. Thailand: 'Hugging or clicking selfie with tiger affects them,' NGO tells Indian touristRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DNA India

    Ahead of International Tiger Day on July 29, an animal rights NGO appealed to Indian tourists on Monday to not click "tiger selfies" at entertainment venues in Thailand. According to a report released on Monday by international NGO World Animal Protection , 830 tigers are kept in captivity at 17 tiger entertainment venues in Thailand.

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  2. Banyan Tree to make African debut with Moroccan resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | South China Morning Post

    Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts will open its first resort in Africa, on the northern tip of Morocco, near Tangier, in September. Originally scheduled for a 2013 launch, Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay will offer 92 villas each with a private pool and garden four restaurants and all the usual luxury amenities.

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  3. Tourist attractions given signs aimed at unruly ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Pattaya Mail

    The Tourism Council of Thailand has begun distributing signs in Chinese and English in hopes of controlling the often unruly behavior of mainland visitors. Thanet Supornsahatrangsi, vice chairman of the council's eastern region, unveiled the 100-by-50-centimeter dual-language signs at a news conference July 4. The Tourism Council of Thailand has begun distributing signs in Chinese and English in hopes of controlling the often unruly behavior of mainland visitors.

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  4. Siam Retail eyes network expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Nation

    SIAM RETAIL Development Co plans to expand its network of malls in various formats, under Terminal 21 and other retail brands, in cities around Thailand. A new mall in Pattaya is scheduled to open in 2018, with Khon Kaen also in the pipeline, costing between Bt5 billion and Bt6 billion for each project, company president Prasert Sriuranpong said.

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  5. Community Happenings a " Friday July 1 a " July 7, 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Pattaya Mail

    The North Star Library on Sukhumvit Road, north Pattaya holds regular Thai language classes Mon - Fri from 10.30 till 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. till 2.30 p.m. Cost of admission is 100 baht per session for library members and 200 baht for non-members. Private lessons are also available for 200 baht per hour.

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  6. Developers to expand investments following govt go-ahead for Eastern Economic CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Nation

    RESIDENTIAL developers are looking to expand their investments in Chon Buri, Rayong and Chachoengsao following the government's decision this past week to press ahead with development of the Eastern Economic Corridor, which encompasses the three provinces. "We have about 2,000 rai [320 hectares] of land in Chon Buri, Chachoengsao and Samut Prakan [also an eastern province].

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  7. CP sees future in high-tech industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Nation

    CHAROEN Pokphand Group is eyeing high-technology businesses such as pharmaceuticals and biotech food, but especially high-speed rail, specifically the Bangkok-Rayong route. "We are really interested in this project.

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  8. What's Behind China's Apparent Abductions of Its Critics Abroad?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | CFR.org

    Gui Minhai, by most accounts, appeared quite happy with his life as a writer and editor in Pattaya, a seedy seaside resort east of Bangkok. Born in China and holding a Swedish passport, he had been living in a condo and working on books for Mighty Current, a Hong Kong-based publishing house he founded that specialized in steamy-and possibly untrue-tell-alls about the private lives and political in-fighting of leaders of China's Communist Party.

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  9. Chinese visitors to dominate Asia-Pacific tourism in 2016, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Asian Correspondent

    THE biggest source market for tourism in the Asia-Pacific is China, whose visitors are expected to make up 15.7 percent of the market, translating to approximately 50.4 million visitors in 2016. According to the MasterCard Asia-Pacific Destinations Index, Chinese travelers are predicted to spend up to US$45.3 billion in Asia-Pacific destinations, totaling to about 18 percent of total tourist expenditure.

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  10. Thai ladyboy questioned over British father found dead in hotel roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Metro UK News

    Mystery surrounds the death of a British dad whose body was identified only by a tattoo of his daughter's name. Steve Balfour, 35, is believed to have died in a 'GoGo bar' in Thailand known as Sweethearts after he spent the evening drinking and went to the room with a 'ladyboy' sex worker.

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  11. Ladyboy sex worker quizzed after British dad found dead in Thailand hotel roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Steve Balfour, 35, had been missing for over a month before this photo emerged and his body was found in a police morgue and identified by a distinctive tattoo A ladyboy sex worker is being quizzed by police after a missing British dad was found in a Thailand hotel room. Scottish Steve Balfour had been missing for over a month before this photo emerged and his body was found in a police morgue.

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  12. China continues to contribute largest share of tourists to Asia Pacific: MasterCardRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese mainland will continue to contribute the largest share of tourists to Asia Pacific in 2016, according to the MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index released on Tuesday. According to the report, 50.4 million tourists from the Chinese mainland are projected to travel to destinations across Asia Pacific this year, making up 15.7 percent of total international overnight arrivals in the region at the city level destination.

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  13. Central Plaza HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Nation

    Central Plaza Hotel Plc The tone was edging towards the positive at the Opportunity Day meeting, with management reporting strong same-store-sales growth in April, wider EBITDA margin for the food business and improving hotels in Bangkok as events and meetings return. YTD, share price has slid 9% and underperformed direct peer MINT by 16% against better earnings momentum in 2Q-4Q16.

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  14. Thailand still a hot destination for package bookingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Nation

    During the 12 months ending in the first quarter of this year, on average, the booking window of international travellers to Thailand stretched over a month , online travel company Expedia group. Year-on-year growth shows top destinations in Thailand are Pattaya , Bangkok and Chiang Mai , Phuket and Koh Samui .

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  15. Pracha Rath group offers 3 plans to boost incomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Nation

    Tos Chirathivat, CEO of Central Group, presents the group's Pracha Rath project yesterday. Central Group is taking part in the Pracha Rath public-private working committee responsible for raising people's incomes and spending power.

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  16. A trip through 'Little Osaka'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Signs with Japanese characters can be seen on any corner, at general post offices, mini-marts, bars and little restaurants. Red paper lanterns are hung in lines outside shops decorated in Japanese style.

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  17. DGE Vivat Pipatchaisiri installs Rodney James Charman as President of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2011 | Pattaya Mail

    As is Rotary tradition, on the 1st day of July every year, installation ceremonies are held to install newly elected presidents and board of directors of their respective clubs prior to taking on their duties of serving humankind for the ensuing twelve months. These events can be simple affairs held at the regular weekly meetings of the club or they can be grand affairs, held in restaurants or hotels with visiting Rotarians and guests from all over the district, with some attending from all parts of Thailand, and even Rotarians from far off lands who happen to be visiting Pattaya and the Eastern Seaboard at the time.

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  18. UK'S Premier Inn in a roll, targets emerging marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Nation

    UK's based Premier Inn is eying Thailand and other countries in Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East regions with plans to open more hotels in these emerging markets following the recent opening of a new property in Pattaya. Suchat Sritama talks with Aly Shariff, Chief Branding Officer.

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  19. BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Nation

    FN Factory Outlet, which operates seven stores in Thailand, has submitted a filing with the Securities Exchange Commission to list and trade on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. FN plans to launch 250 million initial-public-offering shares, at Bt0.50 par value per share, to fund expansion of its store network and renovation of existing branches.

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  20. Provinces on the mendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    A bird's-eye view of Pattaya City in Chon Buri province. The development of industrial estates in Chon Buri, Rayong and Chachoengsao is breathing new life into the property markets of the three provinces.a Real demand from blue-collar workers at industrial estates has helped revitalise the housing markets in Chon Buri, Rayong and Chachoengsao following bearish conditions a year ago.

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