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  1. MATTA Lauds Decision To Implement Visa-Free Entry For China TouristsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents applauded the move to scrap the visa requirement for Chinese tourists visiting Malaysia from March to December this year. Its president, Datuk Hamzah Rahmat said MATTA had requested the government since the MH370 incident to allow visa-free entry for Chinese tourists to boost visitor arrivals.

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  2. Cruising VietnamRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Xtra!

    Vietnam has been a star on Asia's tourist map for years, but it usually falls under Thailand's long shadow as a gay party or play destination. On the surface, it's easy to thank the country's communist regime for that.

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  3. What You Need to Know About the Zika VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Huffington Post

    The rapid spread of Zika virus through the Americas, together with the association of infection with microcephaly and Guillain-BarrA syndrome, have propelled this previously ignored virus into the limelight. What is this virus and where did it come from? Zika virus was first identified in 1947 in a sentinel monkey that was being used to monitor for the presence of yellow fever virus in the Zika Forest of Uganda.

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  4. Why Thais lavish treats on - angel dolls', and what sparked a creepy crazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | South China Morning Post

    Ancient beliefs lie behind recent Thai trend of buying pricey 'lucky' toddler-sized dolls and treating them to foie gras, Botox injections and airline travel, but it was a popular radio host who sparked the craze. Meet Tukta, Nong Aoy, Justin and Millionaire, and the women who dote on them Tukta, with her braided pigtails, long lashes and rosy cheeks, is enjoying a day of pampering.

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  5. updatePha Taem cliff paintings undamaged, says governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bangkok Post

    Pha Taem cliff paintings believed to be 4,000 years old, discovered on June 16, 1981. UBON RATCHATHANI - Media reports the prehistoric Pha Taem paintings had been seriously damaged by rock falling from the crumbling cliff face were incorrect, Ubon Ratchathani governor Somsak Jangtrakul said on Monday The crumbling cliff referred to was 6km away from the rock paintings, which had not been damaged, the governor said.

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  6. updateSET up 0.64 points to 1,301.62 at noonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bangkok Post

    The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index inched up 0.05%, or 0.64 points, to 1,301.62 at noon of Monday. Bloomberg reported on Monday Airports of Thailand Plc has overtaken Siam Cement Pcl by market value, making the operator of the country's main aviation centres No.

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  7. Snow sculptures reveal frog's revengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | South Coast Register

    SNOW TIME: Scott Bowman, Randall Sinnamon and Scott Sheehan are currently representing Australia in the 43rd International Snow Sculpture Contest. Woollomia artist Randall Sinnamon, Scott Sheehan and Scott Bowman are currently representing Australia in the 43rd International Snow Sculpture Contest.

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  8. Pha Taem cliff crumbles, damaging prehistoric paintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bangkok Post

    Most of the prehistoric paintings on the famous Pha Taem cliff in Pha Taem National Park have been damaged by rock falling from the crumbling crag face, according to news reports. Provincial governor Somsak Jangtrakul said rhe Khong Chiam district chief reported that the Pha Taem cliff began crumbling again along a 40 x 50 metre stretch on Dec 24 last year.

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  9. Ascend Commerce daily orders rose 65% in Q4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Nation

    ASCEND COMMERCE, Ascend Group's e-commerce arm comprising iTrueMart and WeLoveShopping, has reported exceptional growth in the final quarter of last year. The announcement late last week came as Ascend Commerce seeks to leverage its winning strategy in Thailand for expansion into new markets.

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  10. Bangkok claims top spot in Asia Pacific Destinations Index.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | 4 Hoteliers

    Bangkok has increased its lead over the pack as the region's most popular destination, with international overnight visitors breaking the 20 million mark for the first time, according to the results of the inaugural MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index released today. Thailand dominated the top ten destinations, taking three of the top ten rankings, with Phuket securing fifth place and the coastal city of Pattaya coming in at eighth place .

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  11. Shoe frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Hundreds of shoppers packed the front of Adidas stores in Thailand on the weekend in the hope of buying a limited edition sneaker, following the company's announcement that it would be sold in certain stores across the country. A video that went viral on Sunday shows a large jostling crowd waiting outside the Adidas store entrance at Siam Centre, Bangkok.

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  12. ReadingRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2010 | The Nation

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand would like to report that all beaches in Phuket, Krabi and Phang Nga are now open to tourists as before. Tourist businesses, including beach restaurants and local services, are fully operational.

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  13. Former bishop Emile Destombes dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Pnompenh Post

    Some 2,000 members of Phnom Penh's Catholic community paid their respects on Saturday morning to Emile Destombes, the French former bishop of Phnom Penh who dedicated his adult life to the Cambodian people. Destombes' last words were a request to take communion while attending Thursday morning mass; the 80-year-old died of a heart attack 15 minutes after the service was over.

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  14. By Me Last Week: GrabTaxi Is Becoming GrabRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Newley Purnell

    Uber Technologies Inc.'s main rival in Southeast Asia wants people to know that it-like the San Francisco, Calif. startup- offers not just taxis, but private cars .

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  15. Minister orders diplomats to step up effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Pnompenh Post

    Foreign Minister Hor Namhong talks to ambassadors at the office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Saturday. Facebook Foreign Minister Hor Namhong has called on Cambodia's ambassadors to lift their professionalism and pay greater attention to the needs of workers abroad.

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  16. 'Hunters in the Dark': Shifting identities in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Seattle Times

    A restless young Englishman tries to make himself disappear while on a solo vacation in Cambodia in Lawrence Osborne's lush and brooding new suspense novel, "Hunters in the Dark." Robert Grieve, a dull and passive 28-year-old schoolteacher with a ho-hum attitude toward life at home, saves up enough money to take a trip to Southeast Asia during his summer break.

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  17. Cruising VietnamRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Xtra!

    Vietnam has been a star on Asia's tourist map for years, but it usually falls under Thailand's long shadow as a gay party or play destination. On the surface, it's easy to thank the country's communist regime for that.

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  18. Phuket Set to Become One-Stop Shop Tourist Destination, Reports Freedom AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, March 21, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Phuket will no longer be just a beach destination for overseas tourists. Central Retail Corporation has just announced plans to open a US$332 million entertainment, shopping and convention centre on the popular Thai island.

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  19. RPT-INSIGHT-Soccer-Thai owners chase gold and glory after Leicester's remarkable runRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Reuters

    Jan 29 It took just 30 minutes for Leicester City's Thai billionaire owner to decide to buy the English soccer club in 2010. It now looks like an inspired investment.

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  20. Take a private jet to the Far East to enjoy a lost world of stress-free travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Daily Mail

    Luxury to Thai for: Taking a private jet to the Far East to enjoy a lost world of lavish stress-free travel I was cleaning out an old trunk for storing artefacts that will baffle future generations - namely printed photographs and old cassettes - when I found a newspaper from 1954. There were shocking headlines about corruption in Africa, and an advert for Pan American Airlines.

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