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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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ABC News

Nepal's Ex-Crown Prince Caught in Thailand, Again

Police say the former Nepalese crown price has been arrested for marijuana possession in Thailand for a second time in two years.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Nepal's ex-crown prince caught in Thailand, again

Police Col. Chutrakul Madee says Paras Shah was taken into custody early this week after officers found marijuana in his hotel room in downtown Bangkok.

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Asian Correspondent

Visa enforcement tightens for tourists and expats in Thailand

The days of 'border runs' in Thailand are coming to a swift end. Immigration is putting a stop to these brief overland trips in and out of neighboring countries, popular among long-stay travelers and tourists who want to extend their time in the country.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Twenty reasons to visit Koh Samui

A reputation as party central does Koh Phangan little justice; beyond the drunken teenagers jumping fire ropes under a full moon, this glorious island - 30 minutes from Samui by ferry - is as unspoiled and idyllic as you can hope for.

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Hotel Business

ONYX Hospitality Group Restructures Key Roles in Thailand

ONYX Hospitality Group has restructured key hotel and corporate operations roles in Thailand: Pierre Andre Pelletier and David Cumming have been promoted to VP area general manager South Thailand and Bangkok, respectively.

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Bangkok Post

Traffic crackdown starts July 17

Ninety of the intersections are located in Bangkok and have generated the most complaints.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Nation

Dozens turned away per month at Phuket's main portal to Malaysia

Tourists unable to prove the legitimacy of their trip to Thailand are being turned away despite having tourist visas issued by Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, confirmed Lt Col Banphot Kittivira, deputy superintendent of the Immigration checkpoint at Sadao.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Nation

Phuket Pearl Group to promote and sell its products in overseas markets

President Amorn Intorncharoen said last week that the company realises that to become the leading pearl trader and integrated farm operator in the region in response to seamless trade, trademarks and brand recognition are important.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Nation

BDMS targets total of 50 hospitals in 2015

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, one of the largest hospital networks in Southeast Asia, plans to increase its portfolio from 35 to 50 hospitals by the end of 2015.

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Slovak Spectator

Italian journalist based in Slovakia is stabbed

ITALIAN journalist Antonio Papaleo who participated in revealing a Slovak scheme of money laundering was stabbed during his holiday in Thailand on July 3. He survived the attack and is recovering in hospital under police protection.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CNN

5 of Southeast Asia's darkest destinations

Some of the 8,000 human skulls at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center in Cambodia sit in a glass case.

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Thephuketinsider.com

Condo Hotel Black And Blues

This week news became public that the Allamanda Laguna Phuket condo hotel operation is planning to cease operations at the end of July.

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