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  1. Thai tourist islands hit by haze from Indonesia firesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Popular Thai holiday islands are being blanketed by haze from Indonesian forest fires, forcing several planes packed with tourists to turn back due to poor visibility. The travel disruptions came as Indonesia finally agreed to accept international help to fight fires that have been started deliberately to clear agricultural land.


  2. [Kavi Chongkittavorn] Rebuilding Thai-U.S. relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Thai ambassador to Washington Pisan Manawapat said he will not waste a minute rebuilding Thailand's badly bruised relationship with the United States, especially since his counterpart, Glyn Davies, is on the ground back home. Last Friday, 10 days after his arrival in Bangkok, Davies' credentials were quickly accepted so he could start performing his diplomatic duties right away.


  3. Anger aboard cruise ship over port stop change in Western AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    A potential Australian passenger mutiny is simmering aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship currently steaming through the Malacca Straits en route to Phuket, Thailand. Passengers are enraged by what they believe is duplicitous behaviour by the captain of the Legend of the Seas and have suggested that he might "walk the plank" before the ship docks in Singapore in four days.


  4. Ascott More Than Triples Units Added In Southeast Asia As Region Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bottom Line

    Singapore -- CapitaLand Limited's wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited , has made its first foray into the popular destinations of Cebu, the Philippines and Pattaya, Thailand by securing five new contracts to manage 875 apartment units. With 14 management contracts signed in Southeast Asia this year, Ascott has added over 2,700 serviced residence units in the region; more than triple the number of units added in the same region for the whole of 2014.


  5. Sri Lanka Tourism to focus on Asian Tourism as arrivals from Asia reach 45% of totalRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Oct 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka Tourism must focus on Asian Tourism as arrivals from Asia amounted to 45.3% of the total reaching 595,583 arrivals while the contribution from Europe dropped to 39% as at end September 2015, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau Chairman Dr. Rohantha Athukorala said. Sri Lanka Tourism will be the Tourism partner of Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union in the third leg of the Asia Rugby Sevens Series to be staged in next week in Colombo which is sponsored by telecom giant Dialog.


  6. Southern Thailand suffers from spreading hazeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    BANGKOK: Parts of southern Thailand suffered from elevated haze conditions on Thursday caused by forest fires in Indonesia, leading to health concerns and causing delayed flights. The beach resort destination of Phuket was the worst affected area with particulate matter reaching 200 micrograms per cubic metre on Wednesday.


  7. Pacete: Tourism graduates: Where to, 2Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    TOURISM as an industry belongs to the open world. You can sell "halo-halo" in the middle of Sahara or open a bar in a space station going to Mars.


  8. Tourism marketing strategy for the Greater Mekong Subregion launched.Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    The six Greater Mekong Subregion countries Cambodia, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, the People's Republic of China, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam prioritize joint tourism marketing. Introduced at the 20th Greater Mekong Subregion Ministerial Conference in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on September 10th, the new Experience Mekong Tourism Marketing Strategy and Action Plan 2015-2020 has been launched and aligns the shared objectives of GMS countries by developing thematic multi-country tour programs and promoting secondary destinations to help distribute the benefits of tourism more widely.


  9. Two-tier ripoffRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    This week netizens were hotly debating the two-tiered entry pricing system at national parks. The debate started after a Phuket man who has farang features complained about the practice on his Facebook page.


  10. Jakarta Fashion Week 2016 to Open on 24 OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Jakarta Fashion Week 2016, the main fashion week in Indonesia and the largest in Southeast Asia, will open on October 24 at Senayan City, Jakarta. The Fashion Week will be a landmark for Indonesian fashion, in which hundreds of Indonesian and foreign designers, including designers from Japan, Thailand, and South Korea, will celebrate and showcase their best work, with full international coverage.


  11. Bamboo now open in Silver CityRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee

    For the ninth straight year, October is Dining Month on OnMilwaukee, presented by the restaurants of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. All month, we're stuffed with restaurant reviews, dining guides, delectable features, chef profiles and unique articles on everything food, as well as voting for your "Best of Dining 2015."


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    22 hrs ago | InsideFlyer

    This is more of a beginner article, but may be useful to you if you're going abroad for the first time. Airports in many countries follow a completely different system than what you might find in the US.


  13. 'I go because the Lord sends me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walton Sun

    A local woman, 26-year-old Lauren Fogarty of Santa Rosa Beach, will set off in January on a missionary adventure that will cover 11 countries in 11 months. She currently serves in volunteer and worship positions at Coastline Church on Mountain Drive, but has also been a part of Destin United Methodist and Shoreline.


  14. Dmitry Kalinovsky / Shutterstock.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The American Conservative

    "Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic," quipped Dan Rather. They have reason to be annoyed: a recent finds that the average driver loses 42 hours a year in the bumper-to-bumper grind, while the U.S. Census Bureau finds that 86 percent of workers commute by car.


  15. Co.ERASGA's Unwrapping Culture celebrates an ancient danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Georgia Straight

    Dance is not often thought of as a political art form, but in the hands, and lithe body, of Pichet Klunchun, it's a one-man revolution in a country that's no stranger to uprisings. As Thailand's most internationally renowned dancer-choreographer, Klunchun has been strictly trained in khon , the revered, highly stylized, and ornate classical form.


  16. Hazy conditions set to remain in Thailand's PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    PHUKET: Thailand has seen its fair share of bad weather conditions this year, with drought, floods, and now the choking haze that has spread across parts of Southeast Asia from forest fires in Indonesia. Haze particles rose above minimum safety levels across southern Thailand earlier in the week, including tourist destinations such as Phuket and Surat Thani.


  17. BANGKOK: Asean help needed on smog, says Thai PMRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Thailand will be pushing for Asean-level efforts to rein in haze that comes from smoke-belching fires in neighbouring countries. "I have already instructed the Foreign Affairs Ministry to raise the issue with source countries," Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday, as people in Thailand's lower South struggle with the impact from Indonesian hotspots.


  18. German tourist dies after being stung by box jellyfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    The box jelly fish carries an extremely potent venom in its long tentacles. A sting can be fatal to an adult, and is always very painful.


  19. The music collector's paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Instant access and portability fall at the heart of the music business in this digital era. But of course, the vinyl has staged a spectacular comeback over the last seven years, in the US, Europe and Thailand as well.


  20. Chinese tourists urged to be the epitome of etiquetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Asian Pacific Post

    Chinese tourists have been reminded by overseas embassies to behave well and respect local laws, regulations and customs during the weeklong National Day holiday. In a security notice on its website, the Chinese embassy in Canada reminds Chinese tourists visiting the country to dress well, avoid loud arguments and to refrain from drawing graffiti.