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4 hrs ago | The Independent

British backpacker Jack Davies, 21, found dead on Thai island

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, United Kingdom,

6 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Brit found dead at 'The Beach' after pursuing dream existence of Danny Boyle blockbuster

Adventurous Jay Davies, 21, had been having the "time of his life" in the crystal clear ocean of the Phi Phi islands off the coast of Phuket A British backpacker, who moved to Thailand after seeing Leonardo DiCaprio film The Beach, has been found dead at the tropical island paradise.

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio

8 hrs ago | BBC News

Tributes after backpacker Thai death

Backpacker Jack Davies, 21, who was known as Jay, had been travelling in Thailand for three years when he died at Ko Phi Phi near Phuket.

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17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Desperate to sell up, pack up and take off overseas Heres the top...

Sick of being ripped off in Australia? Here are FIVE STEPS you need to move to Southeast Asia and cut your living costs by 80 per cent The kids have grown up.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Thailand, Pension

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Nation

TAT beckons high-end tourists from wintry Russia

The Tourism Authority of Thailand's Moscow Office and 13 leading tour operators in Russia are planning to launch a range of promotions next month to attract high-end travellers from the cold country during this winter.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

Bangkok Post

Bomb hoax hits Thai AirAsia flight

A hoax bomb threat directed at a Phuket-bound Thai AirAsia flight prompted an emergency response on the southern resort island.

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Thailand Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Big Apple

"What line of work should you recommend to an alcoholic,...

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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The Nation

British children, abducted by Thai mother, reunited with father in Pattaya

PHUKET: British school children Annie and Aleena Day, abducted by their Thai mother in June while on holiday in Thailand, have been reunited with their father in Pattaya.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News, Southeast Asia

Sun Aug 24, 2014

VietNam News

Chef dishes on Vietnamese cuisine favourites

Chef Bobby Chinn became popular in Viet Nam after opening restaurants in Ha Noi and HCM City .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vietnamese Cuisine, World News, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bangkok Post

Job training for Phuket beach vendors

PHUKET: Poor vendors displaced by the ongoing beach cleanup in Phuket will receive training so that they can find new jobs, says the southern army chief.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

IcNetwork

Fundraisers complete 160-mile Tour de Pants bike ride in memory of plane crash couple

Funds for Garnwen Trust aim to build a 12-bed, eco-friendly log cabin on the Garnwen Mountain above Maesteg Four charity fundraisers are set to complete a 160-mile bike ride in memory of a young couple killed in a plane crash.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Bridgend County, Wales, Thailand, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangkok Post

Tour guides turn to NCPO for help

Licensed tour guides in Chiang Mai province on Thursday petitioned the military regime to clamp down on illegal guides from China, saying they are stealing their jobs and their livelihood.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News, Southeast Asia

The Nation

Minor International

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Nation

Airports of Thailand

Airports of Thailand Plc Event: We attended AOT 's analyst meeting yesterday, chaired by the CEO, Khun Makin Petplai, and the CFO, Khun Poolsiri Virojanapa.

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Related Topix: Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Thailand Travel, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, Thailand

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

NCPO: Let inmates earn from crafts

Army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha told the Corrections Department Tuesday to stop collecting money earned from the sale of prison-made goods and, instead, allow the prisoners who make them to keep all of it.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangkok Post

AirAsiaGo taps booming middle class

Yesterday's announced launch of a US$10-million technology platform, engineered by travel technology giant Expedia, will be instrumental to its aggressive growth plan.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Thailand, Thailand Travel, Chiang Mai, Thailand Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel

The Nation

Community land titles: an overdue reform needed to end 'encroachment'

Mysterious title deeds for land in a national park in Phuket made the headlines recently.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sun-Star

Davide to present Cebu maritime tourism best practices

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III will attend the 18th Inter-Island Tourism Policy Forum in Phuket, Thailand on Aug. 20 to 22. Davide will present Cebu's maritime tourism practices during the forum, which will be attended by officials of Phuket, Jeju in South Korea, Okinawa in Japan, Hainan in China, Bali in Indonesia, Hawaii in USA, Canary Island in ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Get Total Fitness Training For Healthy Living in Phuket

Fitness training works towards overall healthy living style and well-being. Physical exercise is very important to keep your body fit.

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Fife Now

Spared from a life of misery on the streets

A terrified puppy picked up on the streets of Thailand is in doggy heaven after finding a loving new home 6000 miles away in Cupar.

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