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  1. 5 Malaysian Firms Take Part In World Halal Fest In BangkokRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Mohd Haikal Mohd Isa BANGKOK, July 30 -- Five Malaysian companies are taking part in the three-day World Halal Fest organised by the Thai Muslim Trade Association . Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation Trade Commissioner in Thailand Niqman Rafaee M. Sahar said the Matrade office here fully supports the firms' participation.

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  2. More - balanced' mix of tourists coming to Hong Kong as more overseas visitors arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The city is seeing a "more balanced" mix of tourists as the number of international visitors soared by 5 per cent in June when compared with same month last year, despite a 1.7 per cent drop in the overall number of visitors. Latest statistics from the Tourism Board showed that the city had 4.29 million visitors last month, around a quarter of which were international visitors.

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  3. Relentless debate on Chinese touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Nation

    Racism or bias against races was an interesting topic discussed in social media over the past week, after Thai media publicised stories on the problems posed by the decreasing number of Chinese tourists in Chiang Mai, which was very popular among them, and the economic impact. On Twitter, there are people who explicitly showed they did not like these "Tour Chin [Chinese Tourists]" and there were those who understood and wanted the tourists to come.

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  4. SIPA backs new online platform for tourism SMEsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Nation

    THE SOFTWARE Industry Promotion Agency and its business partners have announced the "Tourism Thailand Open Platform" as a tool for the tourism industry, to be officially launched in October. Supachai Jongsiri, acting president of SIPA, said ToTOP would enable small and medium-sized enterprises to provide alternatives to their customers and create business opportunities.

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  5. Growing Travel Businesses get Funding and SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PR Log

    An innovative fund has been created by Travellanda to help young companies succeed in the online travel industry by providing essential finance and expert business support. LONDON - July 29, 2016 - PRLog -- The Travellanda Business Support Fund was initiated to assist new and existing business, within the travel sector that would like help with the transition from a traditional offline business to a modern online business.

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  6. Japanese man uses plastic surgery to avoid arrest for 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

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  7. Net gain: Hong Kong netballers confident of raising the bar at Asian ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Robin Manihera's squad adopt 'professional' approach in bid to break into top three in the region at the tournament in Thailand between July 31-August 7 The Hong Kong netball team arrived in Bangkok on Friday confident of success at the Asian Championships, and looking to repay an investment of around HK$200,000 just to send the group of 16 players and staff to Thailand. Fourth-ranked Hong Kong arguably have the best chance in recent years to challenge leading sides Singapore, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, who have been the top three finishers at the tournament in 2012 and 2014, for honours.

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  8. HotelogixRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hospitality Net

    Hotelogix is a unique, cloud-based, end-to-end, hospitality technology solution, built to seamlessly manage hotels, resorts, serviced apartments or multi-location hotel chains, by providing a single window to manage all hotel operations and bookings . Hotelogix also integrates with travel agent networks and external booking sites, providing a wider inventory distribution, along with real-time integration with partner sites, group booking websites, and other central reservation systems.

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  9. Siamese Twins descendants to reconnect -Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mt. Airy News

    Saroj Thanasunti, minister and deputy chief of missions for the Royal Thai Embassy in Washington, D.C., offers special remarks during last year's reunion of Siamese Twins descendants in Mount Airy.

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  10. Mobile bookings see a surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Consumers reserve more than 1 million room nights every 24 hours on Booking.com, with one in three using a mobile device. More and more tourists will book accommodations via their mobile phones over the next two years, according to Booking.com.

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  11. Travel-goods makers told act now or risk missing the boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    Just weeks since the United States announced it would grant new trade privileges that allow Cambodian-manufactured travel goods such as luggage and backpacks to enter the US market duty-free under its Generalised System of Preferences scheme, a visiting American trade official hinted yesterday that the same privilege could be extended to the Kingdom's regional competitors. Speaking at an American Chamber of Commerce event yesterday, Erland Herfindahl, deputy assistant US trade representative for GSP, said that since the US signed off on the expansion of GSP products to include travel goods, Congress has been pushing for the body to consider the inclusion of neighbouring markets.

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  12. Facebook launches new tool for SMEsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    From left: Prasert Somboon, and Sureerat Sripromkam, co-founder of JQ Seafood Delivery and Phanthipha Mongkolla, Tuangthong Anandechpaisarn, Co-founder of N.IX Studio and Rathiya Issarachaikul, lead, SMB for Thailand, Facebook at the press event to offic THAILAND has become the first country in the world to get Facebook Shop, with the Page e-commerce section officially launched yesterday as a tool to increase online sales for small and medium-sized enterprises. The latest Page feature is available for all Facebook users across Thailand, after soft-launching in the second quarter.

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  13. Developers target M&A route to diversify their businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    A NUMBER of leading developers have set aside investment budgets worth more than Bt100 billion combined for this year through 2022 to fund merger-and-acquisition deals for office, hospitality and other non-residential projects in Thailand and abroad, as they seek to diversify their business to generate recurring income for the long term. For example, TCC Land Asset World, a property arm of beverage tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, plans to invest more than Bt74.2 billion for hotel development in the Kingdom through to the end of 2022.

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  14. Penang's attractions are well worth the priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    "Thai Teacher in Rayong" states, "Clearly Thailand does not have a monopoly on ripping off tourists. Perhaps Thailand is not as bad as people make it out to be - or Malaysia is not so advanced after all."

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  15. ECPAT-USA and AltruVistas Join Forces to End Sexual Exploitation of Children, One Journey at a TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SBWire

    AltruVistas, a San Francisco Bay Area leader of socially responsible tourism, together with anti-trafficking policy organization ECPAT-USA, are partnering to lead a tourism initiative that goes beyond the journey. This Thailand journey focuses on giving participants a glimpse at how modern day travel is combating modern day slavery and ending the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

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  16. New ACI Worldwide Study: 40 Percent of Thai Technologists Prefer Alternative Payments for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Freshnews

    ACI Worldwide announced the results of its new Thai Commerce & Payment Study, which asked technologists about their shopping habits and payment preferences. ACI Worldwide , a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions , today announced the results of its new Thai Commerce & Payment Study.

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  17. Where to travel abroad for $400?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Bawaba

    A trip to Sri Lanka complete with pristine beaches, historic temples, and tea plantations in the mountains doesn't have to break the bank. With the current economic environment, it's normal for consumers to cut corners in order to stretch the household budget and save as much as they can.

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  18. Edward Berry, 24 drowns taking jetski ride in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Online

    Edward Berry, 24, of Saddleton Road, was found face down and unconscious in the sea on Monday, November 16, 2015. Assistant coroner James Dillon recorded the cause of death as drowning after a post mortem revealed water in the lungs and no external injuries.

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  19. Mobile apps overtaking mobile web in Asia PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    A latest study has found that in-app advertising is overtaking the mobile web channel across almost all Asia Pacific markets. The study, titled Mobile First Insights in the APAC region, has been carried out by Opera Mediaworks, a large mobile advertising and marketing platform.

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  20. North Korean student reportedly seeks refuge during Hong Kong visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    A North Korean student in Hong Kong for an international math contest is reportedly seeking asylum in the South Korean consulate located in the city. The 18-year-old male student, who was not identified, took refuge at the South Korean consulate in Hong Kong, according to local newspaper Ming Pao.

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