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  1. Latest News From Thailand Super SeriesRead the original story

    28 min ago | Paddock Talk

    The countdown to the penultimate event of Thailand Super Series 2015 is well underway, by this time next week the teams will be pitched up at Bira Circuit and qualifying will be just about to get into full swing. But looking further ahead and right in the middle of the two and a half month gap between the visit to Pattaya next week and the season closer on the streets of Bangsaen an exciting opportunity for the Super Car teams has opened up thanks to an invitation to compete in GT Asia Series, the biggest international sportscar championship on the continent.


  2. Chef Ian Kittichai wants to broaden Hongkongers' Thai tastesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    It's not easy to find high-quality Thai food in Hong Kong. Sure, there are places that deliver the staples in a perfectly acceptable, straightforward manner, although too often, the flavours are watered down to suit local tastes.


  3. Midtown area attracts condo buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Condo demand in Bangkok's midtown locations including Ratchadaphisek-Rama IX-Lat Phrao, Phaya Thai-Phahon Yothin, Phetchaburi Road and Rama III Road remains healthy with sales rates of more than 85%, says property consultant Knight Frank Chartered . Risinee Sarikaputra, director of research and consultancy, said Bangkok's midtown area was an alternative location for urban condo buyers due to its proximity to shopping centres and transport links.


  4. New checkpoint, crime sweep launched following Bangkok bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    As promised following last month's Bangkok bombing, police and military officials have set up new road checkpoints to tighten security in downtown Pattaya. On Aug. 25, soldiers from the 14th Military Circle and provincial police set up a heavily manned checkpoint on Thappraya Road, stopping cars and motorbikes from Jomtien Beach headed toward tourist-heavy areas of Pattaya.


  5. M venpick Hotels & Resorts Sets Expansion PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hotel Business

    The Swiss hospitality group will make its debut in Indonesia in third-quarter 2016, with the opening of Mvenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran, which will overlook Jimbaran Bay in the south of Bali. "As the company's first hotel in Indonesia, this is a perfect place to start," stated Andreas Mattmller, COO of Mvenpick Hotels & Resorts for the Middle East and Asia.


  6. India-Myanmar-Thailand Highway Becomes Operational, NEFIT Announces Tri-Nation Car RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AndhraNews

    The most critical section of AH 1 , between Myawaddy-Thinggan Nyenaung-Kawkareik linking India, Myanmar and Thailand has been put into service this weekend. Myanmar Vice President U Nyan Tun, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak and Chairman of the Kayin National Union General Saw Mutu Sae Po attended an inaugural ceremony of the service on Sunday.


  7. 17:59 Bangkok's delegation to stay in Mongolia until September 6Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Head of the Ulaanbaatar City Council D.Battulga met a visiting delegation headed by Kanintorn Wongsarojan, the first deputy head of the Council of Bangkok city of Thailand. Noting that the capital cities of the countries established sisterhood ties 16 years ago, Battulga emphasized the cooperation memorandum signed last April and brining the bilateral ties into a new level.


  8. Bangkok Can Gain US$1 Billion in Benefits Through Intelligent Transport SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cellular News

    A new research report produced by the GSMA indicates that the successful implementation of Intelligent Transport Systems in the capital city of Thailand could reduce travel times, carbon dioxide emissions and road accidents, driving social and economic benefits of up to In addition, the case study on Bangkok's transportation indicated that ITS can also potentially result in long-term positive changes in commuter habits and encourage citizens to use safe and environmentally friendly ways of commuting. "There is a growing recognition of the significant benefits ITS can have on the environment, in improving productivity, safety and overall quality of life," said Chris Zull, the GSMA's Spectrum Director for Asia.


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

    Wednesday |

    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.


  10. Djokovic to play Nadal in exhibition match in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Albany Times Union

    Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts after defeating Borna Coric, of Croatia, in the first round of the U.S. Open Tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in New York. Nadal won 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.


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

    Wednesday | 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.


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

    Wednesday | 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. Swift Premium Corned Beef on spotlight at Pio's KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ajay's Writings on the Wall

    I think there was a look of shock from my blogger-friends when I showed up in the doorsteps of private dining resto Pio's Kitchen that night. Considering the unbearable traffic in Metro Manila now, you'd think going South to North is the equivalent of crossing the Rubicon or finishing a triathlon.


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

    Wednesday | 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.


  15. City Guide: BangkokRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Xtra!

    A place of great beauty, Prathet Thai, "land of the free," Bangkok has stunning landscapes, tropical vegetation, idyllic beaches, shimmering temples of gold, and people who are generous with their smiles. The foundations of this society are Buddhism and the monarchy.


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

    Wednesday | 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.


  17. Central PattanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Nation

    Central Westgate: positive feedback, 95% occupancy rate Yesterday, we visited Central Westgate, CPN's 28th shopping complex located on a 100-rai land at the Bang Yai Intersection between Kanchanapisek Road and Rattanathibet Road with the second largest leasable spaces of 82,000 sq.m , which was opened on August 28. Central Westgate was well-received with 85% occupancy rate on the opening day, possibly rising over 90% by the end of this year . 42% of Central Westgate's leasable spaces are fashion shops, 21% are restaurants, and another 37% are Tops Supermarket, entertainment centers, financial institutions, and tutoring schools.


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

    Tuesday | 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.


  19. TAT boss lays cards on tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    A young Chinese tourist takes a selfie at Asiatique the Riverfront in Bangkok. Chinese tourist arrivals are expected to reach 7 million this year.


  20. Myanmar Times: Tour firms eye floods, Bangkok fallout - Ei Ei ThuRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Burmanet

    There has been extensive flooding through much of the country and a high-profile pair of bombing attacks in Bangkok that may hurt arrivals to Thailand, the largest gateway to Myanmar. Still, insiders say that even if foreign tourists are wary, there is plenty of time for in-bound tourism to improve ahead of the peak season.