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3 hrs ago | The Nation

Beliefs shaken as theatre of violence widens in South

The latest attack in Yala's Betong district, which the authorities believed would remain untouched, demonstrates that the separatists cannot be dismissed Expect it to happen when you least expect it.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cool Hunting

Word of Mouth: The Sands of Ko Samui: A quick guide to the major...

Any trip to Thailand should include some time spent at one of the country's incredible beaches, which are known for their magazine-worthy shorelines packing fine white sand, cerulean water and luscious palm trees.

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The Nation

THAI's Smile Air poised for relocation to Don Mueang

Thai Airways International Plc has prepared its budget Thai Smile Air for take-off from Don Mueang International Airport on August 8 to snatch passengers from low-cost competitors.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Manawatu Standard

Study trip perks up principal

A Palmerston North school principal is brimming with bright ideas after a three-month sabbatical working with school leaders in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Great Reporter

Institute Launches Six Month Global Trader Mentoring Programme with Asian Twist

To coincide with the global economic mega-trend and the launch of their Singapore operations, the Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management today announce a new 'Six-Month Global Trader Mentoring Programme' that includes an Asian twist.

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Mashable

17 Majestic Mountains That Take Your Breath Away

There's so much beauty in the world, if you just look up - unless you're a city-dweller.

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CNN

Thai Photographer Highlights Global Conservation Issue with Fashion Shoot with a Dead Whale

THE LAST FAREWHALE is a photo series by a Thai-born fashion photographer, Tom Potisit who was inspired by the mystery death of a Bryde's whale found beached not far from Bangkok.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Skift

Thailand's Hotels Ask Military Junta to Lift Martial Law

Thailand's hotel industry is not expected to recover by the start of the high season in October if martial law remains in effect, says the Thai Hotels Association .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Nation

Tourism industry to press junta to cancel martial law in key destinations

The private sector plans to ask the junta to lift martial law in key destinations in order to lure international tourists back to the Kingdom.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Thailand: Sand and silence awaits

Exclusivity and privacy is still available for a family holiday in the sun, even at bustling Phuket, finds Leanne Chamberlin.

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Hospitality Net

FCS Bolsters Valued Business Partners Roster with addition of IT...

FCS Computer Systems , a leading comprehensive hospitality solutions and services provider, has announced the recent signing of a Valued Business Partnership with Piramid Solutions Co., Ltd., one of Thailand's most prominent and respected IT solution integration providers.

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Canada Updates

30-day extensions for tourists with Walk-in visa entries

As per the details available, the immigration office of Phuket will begin issuance of 30-day extensions to foreign visitors entering the nation on visa-exemption status.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Kim Kardashian Calls Khloe a "Miserable Person" During Massive Fight

We know even siblings who are super close will fight from time to time, but those Kardashians can get downright nasty with each other! you know tension was riding kind of high between Kris and Bruce Jenner during the family trip to Thailand this past spring.

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Bangkok Post

Phuket encroachment probe hots up

The Lands Department says it is prepared to revoke any illegal land possession documents in Phuket's Sirinat National Park if they are found to be illegal by an investigation to be held over the next 60 days.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bangkok Post

A day in photos

Thai pop star Amita 'Tata' Young, 33, has married Chatadul 'Mor' Seenapongpipit.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Nation

Jump in trips to Penang as expats scurry to avoid visa crackdown

The crackdown on foreigners doing "visa runs" to re-enter and stay in the country on visa-exemption status has sparked a surge in the number of foreigners in Phuket travelling to Malaysia - to obtain visas from the Royal Thai Consulate in Penang.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Expat Tales: Saving strays

My partner and I moved to Phuket, Thailand at the end of 2006. We loved Thailand and wanted a change of lifestyle with great weather, food, people and beaches.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

Phuket tsunami heroine honoured

Yupin Sengmuang, who runs a small roadside restaurant in Phuket, on Saturday received an honorary plaque and a certificate from the provincial governor for helping British victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami a decade ago.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Wire

Research and Markets: Thailand Tourism Industry Outlook to 2024

An extraordinary number of arrivals were recorded in 2013, while Thai residents enjoyed traveling within the country as well as going abroad, in particular Asian Countries.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bangkok Post

Tsunami pair to visit Thai helpers

Thai authorities plan to honour a Thai couple who helped two British siblings survive the devastating tsunami that battered Asia's shores on Boxing Day in 2004.

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