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6 hrs ago | The Nation
The Thai Shopping Centres Association has proposed that the ruling junta gradually cut the import duty charged on luxury fashion brands by 5-10 percentage points annually, with the goal of becoming a duty-free country for such items within five years.
7 hrs ago | Hospitality Net
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12 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News
The Ministry of Health is polling for a bill that bans the sale of alcoholic drinks after 10 p.m. Photo: Shutterstock The Ministry of Health's proposed 10 p.m. curfew on the sale of beer and alcohol has sparked weeks of heated debate and divided public opinion.
12 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The junta approved 741.46 billion baht to build two high-speed train routes that will connect Thailand's industrialized eastern seaboard with its northern and the northeastern borders, Transport Ministry permanent secretary Soithip Traisuth said.
13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Thailand asks Libyan authorities to waive visa rules as the need for a speedy evacuation of Thais in the war-torn north African country becomes more urgent.
Bangkok is back as the airline favourite ahead of the Puja holiday season, with at least two new flights from Calcutta lined up to fill the void left by a series of withdrawals earlier this year.
Now the Southeast Asian country, where Muslims make up about 60 percent of the population, wants to parlay its visitor dividend into a bid to overtake its neighbours for the world's medical tourism crown.
A high dose of comfort, loads of equipment, fine power delivery, oodles of space and exceptional off-roading capability make Nissan's latest pickup a class leader Pickup trucks are known for their toughness and ability in hauling around heavy loads, but Japanese automaker Nissan has just given the vehicle new meaning.
Cambodia never offered sanctuary for red-shirt members or those fleeing arrest in Thailand, Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh said Tuesday.
Starting Friday, tour buses entering Thailand via the southern border will not be allowed to travel beyond Songkhla province in order to protect Thai-operated tour buses.
The negative economic situation in both Thailand and Malaysia and the latter's national airline having two accidents may cause Malaysian tourist arrivals to Hat Yai to drop by at least 30% this year.
Thai AirAsia Co has lowered its passenger projection for this year from 13.2 million to 12.6 million because of the political crisis that has hit inbound travel during the past two months.
When the Internet fails with a break in a cable and cars swerve around potholes, the remark is, "Well, this is Thailand, a developing country".
The international appeal of the Thai hospitality brand is opening opportunities for domestic chains to duplicate their success worldwide as space shrinks at home Thailand is well placed to evolve into Asia's hospitality centre, thanks to the rapid overseas expansion of its hotel chains over the past 20 years and a major shift in international ... (more)
Thailand's hotel industry is not expected to recover by the start of the high season in October if martial law remains in effect, says the Thai Hotels Association .
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:19 am
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