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Thai consumers remain cautious spenders, particularly rural residents who find it difficult to earn more while their household debts are high, says the London-based Kantar Worldpanel, a consumer research firm under the WPP Group.
A hoax bomb threat directed at a Phuket-bound Thai AirAsia flight prompted an emergency response on the southern resort island.
Armed with scissors and a comb, Japanese Jun Kuwabara set out earlier this year to travel the world and, while he's at it, cut the hair of 1,000 people.
Greater opportunities are waiting for Thais to trade and invest in Sri Lanka in various sectors, as its government has opened the country up for development since the end of the civil war, according to both Thai and Sri Lankan officials and investors.
The story of a Swedish tourist who lost everything in a bar-girl swindle and lives hand-to-mouth on the streets of Bangkok because his embassy won't fly him home has drawn widespread public sympathy online with many people wanting to donate money to help him.
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)
This year, riverside locations became a hot spot for Bangkok developers with the launch of three condominium projects in different areas: Canapaya on Rama III, 333 Riverside on Pracharat Sai 1 Road, and the recently launched Magnolias Waterfront Residences on Charoennakorn Road.
Digital nomads - people working remotely or running online businesses - in Thailand can legally work there on tourist visas, said immigration officials in Chiang Mai.
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.
Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil, created America's original hospitality Star Rating system in 1958.
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.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:48 am
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