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  1. Thai Jan factory output up 1.3 pct, below forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Reuters

    The Industry Ministry said on Tuesday its manufacturing production index in January rose 1.3 percent from a year earlier. A Reuters poll forecast a rise of 3.50 percent.

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  2. Phongsavanh Group prepares to invest in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    The Phongsavanh Group plans to expand its business cooperation and investment in Khon Kaen province, Thailand, as part of integration within the Asean Economic Community . Group representatives visited Khon Kaen from February 15-17, led by Group Chairman Prof.

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  3. Officials in Lijiang suspended over Weibo postsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    Two officials in the Old Town of Lijiang in Yunnan province have been suspended over comments made on Sina Weibo on Sunday, which appeared to attack users of China's Twitter-like social media platform. The deputy head of the publicity department in Gucheng district, where the scenic spot is located, and the head of the district's international communication office have been suspended from their duties, while the publicity department has been urged to examine its actions, the district government said in a statement on Sina Weibo on Monday.

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  4. Wat Jittapawan: Thailand's abandoned temple on the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    What started out as an ambitious project 50 years ago, the temple on the sea quickly ran out of funding. Dax Ward, a US photographer living in Asia for the past 13 years, captures beauty in the abandoned.

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  5. alt='Dispatch, Thailand: Spice up your life' Title='Dispatch, Thailand: Spice up your life'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Travel Weekly

    At the invitation of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, destinations editor Eric Moya is traveling throughout the country to experience off-the-beaten-path destinations and activities. "American spicy or Thai spicy?" That's been the question, in one form or another, for nearly every meal on this trip: Can you take the heat? It's a valid question, and a considerate one posed to this group made up of North American media and travel agents.

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  6. TAT talks with Japanese, Korean airlines on luring 'quality tourists'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Nation

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand is planning to work with airlines in Japan and South Korea to help beckon "quality tourists" to the Kingdom. TAT governor Yuthasak Supasorn said it would hold discussions with Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways in Japan and Asiana Airlines and Korean Air in South Korea and ask these premium airlines to help encourage tourists to visit Thailand, especially to new destinations being promoted.

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  7. Lee Jong-suk meets Thai fans, wraps up Asia tourRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Lee Jong-suk met with thousands of fans in Thailand over the weekend, wrapping up a five-nation Asia tour, his agency said Monday. The actor's meet-and-greet event with some 3,000 Thai fans, titled "Variety," was held at the Thunder Dome in Bangkok on Sunday, according to YG Entertainment.

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  8. TAT recruits Buakaw, Mario to give tourism promotion an extra dash of star appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    RENOWNED kick-boxer Buakaw Banchamek and young acting star Mario Maurer are taking to the global stage in promoting the Thai tourism sector this year. The Tourism Authority of Thailand is hosting an "Amazing Fight" event, inviting tourists interested in Thai kick-boxing to join Muay Thai activities in the Kingdom.

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  9. Raja Ferry looking at Andaman Sea routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    RAJA FERRY PORT PLC, a leading ferry and boat service provider in the lower Gulf of Thailand, plans to expand to the Andaman Sea and connect its operation to the Pacific and Indian oceans. He added that the company should find out this year if this would happen after it submitted the proposal for the ferry operation and port construction to relevant agencies for consideration.

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  10. Tens of thousands attend traditional Carnival in Bolivia's OruroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Reuters

    Music and dancing filled the streets of the traditional mining town of Oruro, Bolivia on Saturday to celebrate Carnival, which is dedicated to the patron saint Virgin of Socavon, whose 45-metre tall statue stands tall over the town. Wearing elaborate and colourful costumes, dancers whirled through the town that sits at a breath-taking 3,710 metres above sea level in an annual ceremony recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  11. A winter's escape to care for elephants in balmy ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Philly.com

    Escaping Pennsylvania's winter weather is always a priority for me. I like to mix volunteering with global destinations.

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  12. Le Havre Vue Saint Jospeh I. Saliba + Seine-Maritime Attractivit .JPGRead the original story

    Saturday | Daily Echo

    The city of Le Havre was founded to rival the trading ports of England and over the centuries the animosity between the two nations ensured a lot of bad blood flowed. Now all that is in the past, with the two ports even official Twin Cities.

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  13. the Big Issue: Those pesky touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bangkok Post

    If you need to watch a rant or even start a hot dispute, pick an expatriate, any expat, and say "double pricing". Chinese tourists at Koh Phi Phi Marine National Park in Krabi have selfie sticks and typhoon shelter instructions, and now they're so brazen they even want to pay the same as Thais to enter the park.

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  14. Russian rebound tops new Phuket update, while AirAsia links Phuket and Pattaya.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | 4 Hoteliers

    Russian arrivals are back to pre-crisis level while zero-baht tourism curbed Q4 growth rate, with total airport arrivals surpassing 7.5 million passengers, Phuket experienced a sharp year-on-year rise of 18% compared to 13% the previous year. This is largely attributed to the resurgence of the Russian source market, which increased by 51% last year.

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  15. Much ado about British tabloid's claim Pattaya is the 'sex capital of the world'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | The Nation

    TWO BIG news stories about resort city Pattaya emerged almost simultaneously 10 days ago, but the country did not know whether they were coincidental or related. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in his capacity as head of the National Council for Peace and Order , invoked his absolute power under the interim charter's Article 44 to appoint Anan.

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  16. Glimpse into the life of pioneer family behind tourism boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | The Nation

    THAI tourism historian Chanin Donavanik knows the hotel business in Thailand well. As the son of Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, founder of Dusit Thani , Chanin spent his entire life involved in hospitality.

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  17. Premium airlines step up dogfight for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Nation

    It is a good time to fly with premium carriers like Singapore Airlines , Etihad and Cathay Pacific as they lure travellers with super deals. SIA has slashed fares - with short flights going for under $200 - to boost passenger numbers as it marks its 70th birthday this year.

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  18. Tapping into the Islamic tourist marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Bangkok Post

    Visitors from majority Muslim nations are growing fast and they are finding a warm welcome at hotels in the South, writes Ekkarat Mukem The Phu Phi Maan Resort & Spa has the standard facilities of a typical hotel, without the bars and alcoholic rinks. It advertises itself as a '100%' halal-compliant hotel.

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  19. Grand celebrations of Francophonie in Thailand to be launched next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Nation

    The International Organization of la Francophonie's member states that have a diplomatic mission or consular post in Bangkok will organize several events to celebrate the International Francophonie Day, the French Embassy announced. To launch the Francophonie festivities in Thailand, a reception co-organized by the Embassies of Belgium, Canada, France, Morocco and Switzerland will take place on March 1 during which each country will present their culinary specialties, according to a press statement from the French Embassy.

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  20. Bangkok Airways aims to add long-haul flights in growth pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Nation

    BANGKOK AIRWAYS is eyeing long-haul markets with plans to operate flights to the Americas, Africa and Europe. The expansion plans were announced yesterday as the carrier forecast it would be boost passenger numbers by 12-13 per cent this year.

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