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19 min ago | The Nation

Call for phase-out of import duty on luxury fashion goods

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.

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1 hr ago | TEFL.com

Russian Federation: Residential Moscow Based teaching role working...

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5 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Thai junta sets plan for fast rail links to China

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.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Thai Junta Sets Plan for Fast Rail Links to China

Thailand's military government approved a massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including high-speed rail that would eventually link with China as part of an eight-year plan to improve infrastructure, officials said Wednesday.

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6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

OP-ED: Proposed liquor curfew will only add to Vietnam's unenforceable laws

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.

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9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Australia focused on MH17 crash site, not sanctions: Abbott

Australia's priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday.

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Asia News Network

Hong Kong: Malaysia Airlines faces fight for survival

The tragic end of Malaysian Airline System Bhd's flight MH17 in Ukraine with 298 people on board may have sealed the fate of the struggling airline.

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NEWS.com.au

Perth congestion charge trial call

THERE are concerns for the safety of a 46-year-old man missing in the Esperance area since yesterday afternoon.

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Malaysia Sun

Malaysia Makes Lonely Planets Top 10 Countries To Travel In 2014

Lonely Planet recently released their Best in Travel 2014 list and named Malaysia, with its diverse array of culinary treats, culture and activities, as the number 10 destination to visit.

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Reuters

Malaysia tries to parlay appeal to Muslim visitors into medical tourism push

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.

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Country Height In Tie-Up To Improve Aged Care Services - Country Height Holdings' tourism unit, Palace Vacation Club, has formed a pact with Cherish-Yearn Co to improve aged care services in Asia.

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Malaysian National News Agency

4x4 World Explorer's Trans-Asia Expedition Kicks Off In Singapore

By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah SINGAPORE, July 29 -- The 4x4 World Explorer's Trans-Asia V expedition kicked off in Singapore Tuesday, aimed at promoting Malaysia and fostering a gesture of goodwill and friendship.

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Bangkok Post

Protecting their own

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.

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BGR.in

Flipkart raises Rs 6,000 crores in the latest round of investment

Reports about Flipkart raising $1 billion or Rs 6,000 crores in funding surfaced online last week.

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Asia News Network

BEIJING: Singapore, China looking at possible third joint project

Singapore and China are exploring the possibility of a third government-to-government project after the Suzhou Industrial Park and the Tianjin Eco-city.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bangkok Post

Hat Yai hoteliers fear worst

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.

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TEFL.com

Qatar: Instructor in English

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Malaysian Air Says Aviation Bodies Fail the Public With Safety Guidelines

These will be heard as fighting words by IATA and other bodies that likely feel hamstrung by the web of competing regulations and commercial interests that govern how planes fly.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Yishun's Bottle Tree Park set to close in August

Bottle Tree Park in Yishun is set to close next month and most businesses there say they will be closing shop too as they were not able to come to an agreement on rent with the new operator.

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