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3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Tour buses from Malaysia, Singapore not allowed beyond Thailand's Songkhla

Tour buses and vans from Malaysia and Singapore will no longer be allowed to operate beyond Thailand's Songkhla province beginning Friday.

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12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Our international standing

As Thailand's armed forces fan out across its body politic and economy, the country's international standing is increasingly challenged.

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15 hrs ago | The Nation

Thai Smile slashes 2014 revenue forecast by 20 per cent

Thai Smile, a unit of Thai Airways International, has lowered its revenue target for this year because of the political crisis and a big drop in tourist arrivals.

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19 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Australian couple leaves Down syndrome baby with Thai surrogate

Gammy, a six-month-old baby abandoned by his Australian parents, could die because his impoverished Thai surrogate mother cannot pay for medical treatment for his congenital heart condition.

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21 hrs ago | The Nation

Children of surrogates stranded in Thailand

Some 50 children born through Thai surrogates for Israeli couples have remained in Thailand since late last year due to an issue over their travel documents, it has been revealed.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hospitality Net

Sofitel to Debut in Mexico with the 2017 Opening of the 290-room Sofitel Mexico Reforma

Accor Immeuble Odyssey, 110 avenue de France Paris, 75013 France Phone: +33 1 45 38 86 00 Fax: +33 1 45 38 85 95 Visit Website Sofitel, the only French luxury hotel brand with presence in all five continents around the world, announces its launch into Mexico with the grand opening of the Sofitel Mexico Reforma.

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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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SanLuisObispo.com

Thai junta sets plan for fast rail links to China

IN this April 5, 2013 file photo, officials from the State Railway of Thailand wait for orders outside a train which was derailed before entering Bangkok station in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Out of Libya

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.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Telegraph

Bangkok blip to holiday buzz

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.

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The Nation

New Navara: smooth, smart, pleasant to drive

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.

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The Nation

BANGKOK: On top of the world

Stay three nights in a Deluxe Room at Glow Pratunam and save up to 20 per cent off the Internet rate.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Nation

Thai AirAsia cuts 2014 passenger estimates

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.

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The Nation

TAT plans online 'welcome cards'

The Tourism Authority of Thailand plans to add more tactics to its tourism-revival plan by delivering welcome cards to 300,000 online users around the world.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Nation

Cutting costs can be threat to life; we must recognise limits

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".

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The Nation

Dusit sees global room for growth

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)

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Skift

Thailand's Hotels Ask Military Junta to Lift Martial Law

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 .

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Malaysian National News Agency

Perlis-Satun Province Cooperation To Strengthen Special Bond

SATUN , July 27 -- The Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail hoped the special bond between Perlis and Satun Province would be further strengthened with joint activities and cooperation.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Thailand, Cambodia restore historic railway bridge

Thailand's Transport Ministry and Cambodia's Public Works and ir Transport Ministry will jointly lay the foundation stone for the reconstruction of rail bridge linking Khlong Leuk and Poi Pet, with an aim to connect the two borders' economies.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Nation

Tourism industry to press junta to cancel martial law in key destinations

The private sector plans to ask the junta to lift martial law in key destinations in order to lure international tourists back to the Kingdom.

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