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  1. China to bankroll permanent exhibition centre at PurbachalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    The government is set to build a permanent exhibition centre on 20 acres of land at Purbachal, with China financing 79 percent of the cost. The project will cost Tk 796 crore, the proposal for which will be placed by the planning ministry at today's meeting of the Executive Committee of National Economic Council.

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  2. Mobile, Social and Cross-Border Commerce Driving Online Retail in ThailandRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PR.com

    A new publication by Germany-based secondary market research firm yStats.com, 'Thailand B2C E-Commerce Market 2015,' describes the current state, trends and prospects of the online shopping market in Thailand. The report reveals that despite currently ranking fifth in terms of Internet penetration in Southeast Asia, Thailand has the potential to become the second largest online retail market in this fast growing region.

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

    14 hrs ago | 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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  4. Prayut, Aquino issue pledge to bolster Asean CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | 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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  5. Thai PM to Noy: You speak so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | 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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  6. Ken's movie review of "No Escape"Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KFI

    It's the story of a family caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. The place is a bit mysterious - an unnamed Asian country.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  8. PM vows to back South China Sea code of conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    THAILAND will continue to ensure the implementation of a code of conduct between China and Asean states, as conflict over the South China Sea persists, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has assured Philippine President Benigno Aquino. PM vows to back South China Sea code of conduct THAILAND will continue to ensure the implementation of a code of conduct between China and Asean states, as conflict over the South China Sea persists, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has assured Philippine President Benigno Aquino.

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  9. Apec delegates suffer minor ailmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    SINCE Aug. 19, the Department of Health has recorded 183 health cases among delegates, personnel and ordinary hotel guests for the first of a series of Senior Officials' Meetings of the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation . The number included 27 Apec delegates, who mostly suffered small wounds and scratches, and 113 Apec personnel working on the field and inside the billeting hotels and meeting venues.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  11. Hotel Occupancy in the Asia Pacific Region Up 2.1% to 70.7% for July 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Hotel News Resource

    Compared to July 2014, the Asia Pacific region reported a 2.1% increase in occupancy to 70.7%, a 1.1% rise in average daily rate to US$105.12 and a 3.2% increase in revenue per available room to US$74.34. Hotels in the Asia Pacific region experienced positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollar constant currency, according to July 2015 data compiled by STR Global.

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  12. Thai PM reaffirms ties in first official visit to the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha shakes hands with Philippine President Benigno Aquino at a press conference at the Malacanang Palace in Manila on Aug 28, 2015. MANILA: Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday completed his first official visit to the Philippines, capping his two-day trip with a meeting with Philippines President Benigno Aquino.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  14. New Thai-Cambodian border crossings setRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  15. Baht hits 6-year low as BoT eases foreign-investing rulesRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  16. MANILA: Thai PM vows commitment to code of conduct on South China Sea rowRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha meets with President Benigno Aquino III at Malacanang. KRISTINE ANGELI SABILLO/INQUIRER.net As the conflict over the South China Sea persists, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday assured Philipine President Benigno Aquino III that Thailand would continue to ensure the implementation of a code of conduct between China and the members states of the Association of Southeast Asean Nations .

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  17. Q & a witH his Excellency Yuji KunamaruRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    With diplomatic and economic ties between Japan and Cambodia dating back to over 60 years, Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Yuji Kumamaru sat down with Post Plus for an exclusive interview to discuss the relationship between the two countries, economic growth and the future development of the Kingdom. Since the early 1990's, Japan has played a significant role in helping to maintain Cambodia's political stability.

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  18. Baht Sinks to Six-Year Low as Central Bank Eases Outflow RulesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Thailand's baht sank to a six-year low as a central bank move to allow domestic investors easier access to overseas markets sparked concern that outflows will increase. The Bank of Thailand will permit wealthy individuals and companies to directly invest in foreign equities, bonds, mutual funds and other financial assets, Deputy Governor Pongpen Ruengvirayut told reporters Friday.

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  19. Shrimp are big business for this globe-trotting CanuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Globe and Mail

    Jim Gulkin epitomizes the global businessman. He's a Canadian who holidays in Quebec's Eastern Townships over Christmas and for six weeks each summer.

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  20. Competition alone will not eliminate discriminationRead the original story

    Yesterday | VoxEU

    Economic models suggest that competition will prevent those subjected to discrimination from being affected adversely. This column uses an unusual case study of sex workers in Singapore to reveal that having many actors on both sides of the market does not, in fact, eliminate discrimination.

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