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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Interpol investigates 24-year old man for wanting to father hundreds of babies

While it is not unusual for someone to want a "large" family, the fact that 24-year-old Japanese businessman Mitsutoki Shigeta has already sired 16 surrogate babies and alleged told the New Life Clinic in Thailand that he "wants to sire hundreds more," has aroused the suspicions of Interpol's offices in several countries including Thailand, Japan, ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | The Nation

Region must be ready for rising competition among major powers: Sihasak

Sihasak Phuangketkeow, permanent secretary at the Foreign Ministry, is calling on the region to pay more attention and be prepared for rising competition among major powers, as well as engage with China to enhance peace and mutual interest.

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16 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

Thai immigration officials say digital nomads OK to work on tourist visas

Digital nomads - people working remotely or running online businesses - in Thailand can legally work there on tourist visas, said immigration officials in Chiang Mai.

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20 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Whet your app-etite

You can't call yourself a foodie these days if you're armed with only eating utensils and discerning taste buds.

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23 hrs ago | Suria

Changi Airport saw 4.6 million passenger...

Changi Airport handled 4.58 million passengers in July, one per cent more compared to the same period last year.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Bicycles Are Best Mode Of Transport In Mexico, Says Group

Thirty-five riders participated in Desafio Modal 2014, an event organized to show that bicycles are the best mode of transportation in Mexico City.

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Bangkok Post

CPN delays Malaysia mall, cancels...

Central Pattana Plc , the country's largest shopping project developer, will delay the opening of its first mall in Malaysia to 2017 from 2016, as it needs more time to study the market.

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Majority of Americans say they would vacation without staying connected.

A new global survey found that only 35 percent of American travelers are unwilling to ditch their devices while on vacation, while travelers from Thailand were found to be the least prepared to give up their mobile technology, with a staggering 85 percent of Thai travelers saying they'd be unwilling to do so.

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Sun-Star

Digital tourism boosts agribiz

DIGITAL tourism is seen to boost and enhance Mindanao's agri-tourism sector, a leader in the information communication technology sector said.

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The Nation

Examining legal and tax ramifications for working in Myanmar

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.

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The Nation

Clear tourism goals needed to keep country in top 10: expert

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.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Vietnamese Embassy Marks 60th Anniversary Of 1954 Geneva Agreements In Algeria

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.

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The Nation

Tourism business in Pattaya expected to contract this year

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.

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The Nation

Airports of Thailand

Airports of Thailand Plc Investment thesis The key messages at the analyst meeting reaffirmed our optimistic view of AOT 's growth prospects.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Thai army ruler, junta leader, expected to become new premier

Thai Army Chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha speaks during a news conference at the army club Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Stranded couples wait on court

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.

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The Nation

Myanmar man who passed through Suvarnabhumi has malaria, not Ebola

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.

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Southland Times

Ambassador proud of role

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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Forbes.com

Why You Should Visit Thailand Right Now

Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil, created America's original hospitality Star Rating system in 1958.

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Forbes.com

The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Asia 2014

I got my start in journalism covering business news at The Straits Times in Singapore, reporting on entrepreneurship, macroeconomics and insurance in the country and beyond.

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