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  1. Moving bus stations outside of town: For the people or profit?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    In Khon Kaen, bus terminal moved outside of city making life more difficult for students & workers entering city to work. Old station to be sold for profit, locals fear & suspect.

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  2. Central PattanaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Nation

    Central Pattana Plc Investment thesis Our visit to CentralPlaza Westgate reaffirmed our belief that CPN has strong franchise value and is one of the best mall developers in Thailand. Even with the prevailing consumption slowdown and a very large mall, CPN is still able to achieve a high occupancy rate, while traffic crowded in shortly after doors opened.

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  3. Prices soar for Phuket's luxury villasRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Big operators have taken over the luxury villa market in Phuket after it was previously dominated by small players. The completion of Phuket airport's expansion next year is expected to have a positive effect on resort property sales.

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  4. French tourist dies in waterfall plungeRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Jeremy Marratche, 22, was on Monday taken to hospital on the island in Surat Thani with serious injuries, while rescuers spent more than two hours retrieving the body of his 24-year-old friend, Florian Bourdla, 24, at Na Muang waterfall.

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  5. Cartoon Network Amazone water park in PattayaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ajay's Writings on the Wall

    Our visit to Cartoon Network Amazone was one of the highlights of our recent trip to Pattaya, Thailand. It was part of Royal Cliff Beach Hotel's Stay and Play package which guests and families can avail of when they check in.The package includes stay in a suite room, VIP passes to the water park with special discounts on the purchase of food, beverage and items in the retail shop, among other benefits.

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  6. Beach-Side Breaks: Not a Budget Buster at Holiday InnA ResortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Guests can enjoy a break with up to 30% off room rates including breakfast, with IHG Rewards Club members receiving an additional 5% off. With the discounted rates available at resorts across Thailand, Indonesia and the Maldives, families can enjoy plenty of time together during a sun and sand-filled getaway.

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  7. Ramada Phuket Deevana Opens in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hotel Business

    The 206-room Ramada Phuket Deevana has opened here in the heart of Patong Beach. The approximately $27-million development, owned by Deevana Hotels and Resorts Co., Ltd., offers deluxe rooms, premier rooms and junior suites, all with private balconies.

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  8. #GrandtourofAsia two months of the good, the bad and uglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Duncanriley.com

    I've been told before I should start travel blogging, and there might be some logic in that but likewise wellI haven't, but here's a summary of 2 months in Asia. Upfront experiences may not be typical for everyone; the trip was done on a strict budget using discount airlines although I did have some leeway during the time, and fortunately I was still working on the road and getting paid.

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  9. Banking on creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Since its early days, Bangkok's amazing waterfront has enthralled foreigners from near and far, with houses on bamboo poles and boathouses wobbling on both banks. Houses on stilts still remain today in their modern form though they're mostly overshadowed by towering concrete blocks.

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  10. Wildlife crossing will boost ecology, Tublan Park chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    THE WILDLIFE crossing on Highway 304 Kabinburi-Paktongchai will definitely boost the ecology of the Dong Phrayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex World Heritage Site and also benefit the community through eco-tourism, Wiroj Rojjanajinda, superintendent of Tublan National Park, said last week. Wildlife crossing will boost ecology, Tublan Park chief says PRATCH RUJIVANAROM THE NATION THE WILDLIFE crossing on Highway 304 Kabinburi-Paktongchai will definitely boost the ecology of the Dong Phrayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex World Heritage Site and also benefit the community through eco-tourism, Wiroj Rojjanajinda, superintendent of Tublan National Park, said last week.

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  11. Tyrone man's two-month bike trek for Action MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Tyrone Times

    A Clonoe motocross entusiast has set off on a two month solo motorcycle trek across Southeast Asia to raise money for the staggering numbers of MS suffers in Northern Ireland and to honour his grandfather who died of a multiple sclerosis related disease. Daniel O'Hagan will brave the hot and humid conditions of Vietnam when he sets off to travel across Cambodia and Thailand in aid of Action MS.

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  12. A Tourists' Guide To PetraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Examiner.com

    Learn about the legends surrounding Petra's famous Treasury, featured in the Hollywood film 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' with Harrison Ford. Petra is a very popular historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.

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  13. Cambridge News published Fancy travelling in style? Premier Travel's Jo Peacock is wowed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Cambridge Evening News

    They say that the wonders of the Far East are best explored in style - and you can't get more stylish than a journey from Singapore to Bangkok on the Eastern & Oriental Express. Our adventure began with a two-night stay at Singapore's famous five-star Raffles Hotel, known for its wonderful colonial style and luxurious allure.

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  14. Prayut, Aquino issue pledge to bolster Asean CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Bangkok Post

    Thailand and the Philippines have vowed to expand bilateral cooperation and work together more closely ahead of the launch of the Asean Community later this year. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha signs the guest book in the reception hall of Manila's Malacanang Palace, accompanied by his wife, Naraporn Chan-o-cha, second from left, and watched by Philippine President Benigno Aquino, right, and the president's sister Ballsy Aquino-Cruz.

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  15. Thai PM to Noy: You speak so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | ABS-CBN News

    Until yesterday, when visiting Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in a state luncheon at Malacaang, told his host, to laughter from the crowd, "You speak so fast." Journalists who heard the comment agreed and said finally, after five years, someone had the guts to tell the President that indeed he was delivering his public speeches and statements too fast.

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  16. Lake Bell Talks Getting Beat Up in 'No Escape' and Her Next Directorial GigRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Collider

    Part of the appeal of No Escape is watching actors not typically associated with the action-adventure genre punch and kick their way out of the film. Here Lake Bell , best known for her comedic work, gets to beat up a bunch of people .

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  17. Thailand wants to replicate 'successful administration' of overseas Filipino workersRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Philippines Today

    Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday commended the Philippines for its "successful administration" of overseas Filipino workers. "Thailand can benefit in learning from the experiences of the Philippines, particularly in the establishment of funds to assist the employment of workers and the reintegration of overseas workers to society," the visiting Thai leader said following his one-hour expanded bilateral meeting with President Benigno S. Aquino III in Malacanang Palace.

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  18. Thai Buddhist monks arrange candles after a blessing ceremony during...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | South China Morning Post

    Thai Buddhist monks arrange candles after a blessing ceremony during the Loy Krathong Festival at a temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Photo: AP Chinese online travel website Qyer.com opened its first office overseas in the city of Chiang Mai, dubbed the cultural capital of North Thailand, on Friday, as more tourists from China ditch wallet-friendly package holidays to create their own adventures amid an outbound tourism boom.

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  19. New Thai-Cambodian border crossings setRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Bangkok Post

    Thailand and Cambodia confirmed on Friday they will open or upgrade a slew of new border crossings to facilitate commerce and travel between the two nations. The confirmation came at the 5th Meeting of the Governors of Thai-Cambodian Border Provinces in Bangkok.

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  20. Baht hits 6-year low as BoT eases foreign-investing rulesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Bangkok Post

    The Bank of Thailand will permit to qualified investors with more than 100 million baht of liquidity to directly invest in foreign equities, bonds, mutual funds and other financial assets, deputy governor Pongpen Ruengvirayudh told reporters Friday. Overseas investments will be limited to US$5 million per year, she said.

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