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6 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | Bangkok Post

Dad parks car, dies, daughters watch

A man driving his two young daughters home died from an apparent heart attack after falling ill and parking his vehicle while travelling from Nakhon Ratchasima to Nakhon Pathom on Monday morning, leaving the two girls alone in the back seat.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: End of the road for visa runners in Thailand

Call it a Thai-style romance: Travellers come, fall in love with the land, and decide to stay for as long as they can.

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Bangkok Post

TAT, tour agents look for Latin love

Latin America is a promising new market for Thai tourism, and some tour agents have begun promoting the Land of Smiles in the region.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Mission work in Thailand an eye-opening experience for Knox woman

A senior at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Ga., Zanoni joined four other students and two missionaries, who served in the South American country of Suriname, to travel to Thailand through the Wycliffe Foundation for 20 days in May to learn about and observe the process of Bible translation.

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The Nation

Buritara eyes Yangon in expansion plans

BURITARA DEVELOPMENT CO has set aside an investment budget of Bt2 billion to develop condominium projects in tourist destinations in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos this year and next.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Western visitors to the Thai resort of Pattaya talk with local bar girls.

Since the days of the Vietnam War, Bangkok, with its louche hotspots like Soi Cowboy and Patpong, has been a haven for lonely ex-GI's, drunks and others looking for love in all the wrong places, as the song goes.

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The Independent

Scott Mills: My life in travel

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bangkok Post

Camp occupants fear uncertain fate

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sought to play down fears that its plans to repatriate of tens of thousands of refugees to Myanmar is being rushed.

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Bangkok Post

Monkeys cause havoc, communities suffer

Rascal monkeys causing havoc in 183 communities in 47 provinces, raiding homes and businesses, as urban sprawl encroaches on their natural habitat.

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The Standard

Thailand to exempt Chinese from visa fees

Thai military junta has agreed to a proposal to exempt Chinese tourists, including those from Taiwan, from visa fees for three months, local media reported Thursday.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

At the Start of the Death Railway

After watching "The Bridge On the River Kwai," the award-winning film, as a child, I always wanted to visit the place where the Death Railway begins in Burma.

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Pattaya Mail

Isolated heavy rain continues in most parts of Thailand

Lampang and Chiang Mai have been hit by minor flooding, as the weather bureau maintained on Monday its forecast of isolated heavy raining in most parts of Thailand.

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The Nation

GfK upbeat on winning bid for national TV audience rating system

GfK Group has high hopes of winning the bid for a national TV audience rating system, which is expected to be called by the Media Research Bureau under the Media Agency Association of Thailand this year.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Visa enforcement tightens for tourists and expats in Thailand

The days of 'border runs' in Thailand are coming to a swift end. Immigration is putting a stop to these brief overland trips in and out of neighboring countries, popular among long-stay travelers and tourists who want to extend their time in the country.

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Stuff.co.nz

Twenty reasons to visit Koh Samui

A reputation as party central does Koh Phangan little justice; beyond the drunken teenagers jumping fire ropes under a full moon, this glorious island - 30 minutes from Samui by ferry - is as unspoiled and idyllic as you can hope for.

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