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15 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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22 hrs ago | The Nation

Bangkok is rediscovering its riverfront, but more could be done to benefit from it

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.

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Yesterday | 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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Yesterday | 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

DNA India

Thailand army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha chosen as prime minister

Thailand's army chief is all set to become the country's next prime minister after the junta- picked national assembly today overwhelmingly approved his nomination, consolidating the military's hold on power three months after he ousted the elected government in a coup.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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Bangkok Post

Illegal Chinese guides threaten Thai guides

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.

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The Nation

Airports of Thailand

Airports of Thailand Plc Event: We attended AOT 's analyst meeting yesterday, chaired by the CEO, Khun Makin Petplai, and the CFO, Khun Poolsiri Virojanapa.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Nation

Chinese take advantage of visa waiver

The Tourism Authority of Thailand recently welcomed 180 Chinese travellers to Suvarnabhumi Airport, the first group of visitors to take advantage of the visa fee waiver scheme for Chinese passport holders.

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The Nation

News feed

Avoiding the recession label : The Bank of Thailand said yesterday expansion of gross domestic product in the second quarter indicates that the economy is recovering from the political turmoil, while the avoidance of a technical recession lifted anchor investors' sentiment.

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The Nation

Trade mission to Sri Lanka set

Nopporn Adchariyavanich, the Thai ambassador to Sri Lanka, will lead delegations to Thailand for business matching by the middle of next month to promote trade and investment between the two countries.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thai Tourist Arrivals Fall In Q2

By Piyarat Nisangkard BANGKOK, Aug 19 -- Tourist arrivals in Thailand in the second quarter of 2014 fell by 12.3 per cent to 5.3 million compared with the same period last year mainly due to political disturbances.

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ABC News

Fact file: The rights of surrogate children born overseas

Gammy, a baby with Down syndrome, was left with his Thai surrogate mother while his healthy twin sister returned to Western Australia to live with her biological father and his wife.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

International Business Times

5 Shocking Findings Of GBRMPA Report Revealed

So what was in the report that so alarming? Let's understand 5 main findings of GBRMPA report that need immediate world attention to protect this UNESCO World Heritage Site: "Climate change remains the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef," the report says.

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Bangkok Post

AirAsiaGo taps booming middle class

AirAsiaGo, one of Asia's fast-growing online travel portals, is expediting its expansion in Thailand to cash in on the trend for online travel booking.

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Yahoo!

Taste of real Thai culture

Lush green trees dripping with leaves tower above us, tufts of pineapple leaves poke up from the embankment and all that can be heard is the light swishing of the paddle in the water behind us.

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Bangkok Post

More to follow Ku De Ta

L Capital Asia, a private equity fund sponsored by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A., is adding food brands here the next few years after its recent investment in Ku De Ta, a food company in Singapore.

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