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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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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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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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NEWS.com.au

Surrogacy clampdown: hundreds hit

YOU remember your first Warhead - the sour lolly you loved to hate as a kid. Now watch these kids from a school in South Korea try them for the first time.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

Airports chief wants upgrades

Airports of Thailand Plc has sought a further upgrade of Don Mueang and Phuket airports to be carried out in tandem with existing expansion work to cope with the soaring traffic.

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Yahoo!

Man, 42, arrested over Caleo murder

A man arrested over the 1990 stabbing murder of Sydney woman Rita Caleo is believed to be related to the family.

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South China Morning Post

City Airways planes are safe, its Hong Kong-based director insists

City Airways' Hong Kong director Terence Mak Hung expects the airline's operations to resume next week, after.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Thailand: Finding the peace in Phuket

It seems a strange thing to say about an earthly paradise, but Phuket has something of an image problem.

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Bangkok Post

AirAsia renews call for lower charges

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes has renewed his call for Thailand to lower airport charges to stimulate the tourism industry, which stalled earlier this year due to political unrest.

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Bangkok Post

Surrogacy ban

The regime has approved, in principle, a bill seeking to ban commercial surrogacy following a series of scandals over the past few weeks.

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Thephuketinsider.com

Asia Villa Awards Uncorked

Ensign Media who publish Property Report Magazine and are behind the Thailand Property Awards and other regional real estate awards are gushing over villas.

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Bangkok Post

High food prices spur larger government...

A lunch of papaya salad and seafood sounded like a fine complement to a relaxing day on Hua Hin beach to Ladda Chumchim and her family group of 11. Then they got the bill: 7,480 baht.

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Bangkok Post

Stranded Chinese tourists fly out

More than 300 Chinese tourists stranded at Phuket airport over the long holiday weekend boarded a charter flight Wednesday to Bangkok where they would continue on to Hong Kong.

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Bangkok Post

Russian stabbed to death in Phuket

The body of a Russian man, Fedor Vasilev, 33, was found with multiple stab wounds to his chest at a hotel in Phuket on Wednesday morning, along with suicide notes - and no sign of his Thai transvestite partner.

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The Straits Times

Thai military govt moves to outlaw commercial surrogacy after Gammy outcry

Thailand's military government gave preliminary approval on Wednesday for a draft law to make commercial surrogacy a criminal offence, following a spate of dramatic surrogacy scandals in the past two weeks.

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Crewe Guardian

Crewe man jailed after stun gun airport arrest

A CREWE man, who was stopped by customs after returning from a romantic getaway in Phuket with his girlfriend, was jailed for 16 months after two stun guns and a flick-knife were found in his luggage.

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