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Bangkok will begin registering motorcycle-taxi drivers Thursday as it moves forward with efforts to bring order to the city's freewheeling transportation system.
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Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) For Thailand's tourism authorities, the timing could not really have been worse.
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Nicholas Peck, who worked for 30 years as a Thames Valley Police diver will join 10 others on the 500 mile ride from Bangkok to Phuket A retired police diver is taking the plunge and preparing for a bumpy ride when he cycles more than 500 miles across Thailand.
The headless bodies of two foreigners are found floating in the water off Pattaya and police say they have found no evidence of foul play at this stage.
While Thailand is attracting tourists because of its beautiful beaches and wide variety of water sports, the country's jet ski rental businesses have become notorious after it emerged some operators were extorting money from tourists.
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PETALING JAYA: Air Asia has confirmed that there was a bomb threat made against one of its planes travelling from Bangkok to Phuket on Tuesday.
CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III cited the Capitol-initiated development in Malapascua island, one of Cebu's tourist destinations, in his speech at the 18th Inter-Island Tourism Policy forum.
Her friends may think she's barking mad for agreeing to adopt a dog from half way around the world.
Outrigger Enterprises Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Skinner as Vice President, Design and Projects.
Starwood has signed the Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand's second largest island after Phuket, the agreement with TCC Hotels Group marks the conversion of the existing 141-room Imperial Samui Beach Resort to a Sheraton, anticipated to take place by December 2014.
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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.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:45 pm
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