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12 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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CNN

Love for dying neon signs lives on

Neon might be fading, but there are still plenty of places around the world to spot the glowing signs.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangkok Post

TAA grounds commuter plan

Thai AirAsia has scrapped a plan to diversify into commuter services that offer short-distance and interprovincial routes using turboprop aircraft.

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The New Zealand Herald

Thailand: Sand and silence awaits

Exclusivity and privacy is still available for a family holiday in the sun, even at bustling Phuket, finds Leanne Chamberlin.

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Canada Updates

30-day extensions for tourists with Walk-in visa entries

As per the details available, the immigration office of Phuket will begin issuance of 30-day extensions to foreign visitors entering the nation on visa-exemption status.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sun-Star

Jimenez: Learning tourism promotion in Thailand

THIS week's Monday and Tuesday brought in very strong winds and rain to the city and province and we saw trees downed along streets and highways.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Hopes To Meet 26-million Tourist Arrival Target By Year End

Thailand's tourism industry is expected to recover in the second half of the year and reach its target of 26.2 million foreign tourist arrivals by year end, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Nation

People enjoying 'happy' scene at Sanam Luang

There was plenty of food and activities for people to enjoy, including music, on the first day of 'Returning happiness to Thais' at Sanam Luang, organised by the National Council for Peace and Order yesterday.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

America and Thailand Are Global Leaders in This Kind of Reproductive Freedom

Newport Beach fertility specialist Daniel Potter said he sees about 10 patients per month who come from the U.K. seeking a way to select their baby's sex, with 80 percent wanting girls.

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Skift

Koh Samui, Thailand Is Slowly Returning to Pre-Coup Tourism Levels

Thailand still has much to do to get travelers back to Bangkok or reassure business and meetings travelers that visiting a police state is a good idea.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Thailand introduces tough new overstay rules

Thailand's immigration crackdown continued today with authorities confirming that tough new rules on foreigners overstaying their visa or entry permit have now been put in place.

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The Nation

Will Thaksin heed Prayuth's call for all sides to reconcile?

The National Council for Peace and Order is taking another major step towards national reconciliation efforts with a series of events at Sanam Luang, beginning today until Sunday.

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Kitsap Sun

Eric Lee Meeson, 55

Our unique son, brother, and uncle passed away after a brief battle with lung cancer.

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Derry Today

Derry man still missing in Thailand

Matthew Boyle's cousin Brian Melarkey spoke to the Journal and issued information which he hopes will help in the search for the 37-year-old.

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Pattaya Mail

SRT, Thai Airways told to work more quickly and transparently

The Ministry of Transport on Friday urged state enterprises under its oversight to work more quickly and transparently, and to be able to explain the actions that it take to the public.

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