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1 hr ago | The Nation
Since March 2011, when Myanmar's first civilian government took office and gradually began opening up to the West, an increasing number of foreign visitors have entered the country.
1 hr ago | The Nation
TO MAINTAIN Thailand's status as a global top-10 destination, the new government has been urged to set clear long-term targets while solving internal problems.
4 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
The Vietnamese embassy in Algeria's capital Algiers on Wednesday held a seminar to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Agreements of 1954 which put an end to war and restored peace in Indochina including Vietnam.
8 hrs ago | The Nation
TOURISM business in Pattaya is expected to decline this year, with the number of visitors likely to fall by 300,000 to 8.8 million and income predicted to come in at Bt90 billion, down 10 per cent.
Thai Army Chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha speaks during a news conference at the army club Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Eight Australian families and 14 children born from Thai surrogate mothers are in Bangkok waiting for legal procedures to be completed before they can leave the country, a senior diplomatic source told the Bangkok Post Wednesday.
MYANMAR has notified Thailand that a Myanmar man with a record of visiting African countries who made a stopover in Thailand and was tested for Ebola disease had malaria.
Marlborough-raised Reuben Levermore, one of New Zealand's youngest diplomats, starts in his new post as ambassador to Thailand next week.
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About a dozen Chinese-speaking Thai tour guides in Bangkok on Wednesday asked police to take action against illegal Chinese guides for allegedly threatening to assault them.
Cambodia's tourism industry, which for years has seen double-digit growth, is now showing signs of slowing down as Thai visitors to the kingdom decline, according to the latest government data.
International tourism generated $1.08 billion in revenues for Cuba in the first half of 2014, an increase of 4 percent over the same period last year, the National Statistics and Information Office , said Tuesday.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand recently welcomed 180 Chinese travellers to Suvarnabhumi Airport, the first group of visitors to take advantage of the visa fee waiver scheme for Chinese passport holders.
Avoiding the recession label : The Bank of Thailand said yesterday expansion of gross domestic product in the second quarter indicates that the economy is recovering from the political turmoil, while the avoidance of a technical recession lifted anchor investors' sentiment.
Nopporn Adchariyavanich, the Thai ambassador to Sri Lanka, will lead delegations to Thailand for business matching by the middle of next month to promote trade and investment between the two countries.
By Piyarat Nisangkard BANGKOK, Aug 19 -- Tourist arrivals in Thailand in the second quarter of 2014 fell by 12.3 per cent to 5.3 million compared with the same period last year mainly due to political disturbances.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:01 pm
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