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9 hrs ago | Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Amid peace talks, health cooperation in Karen State sends positive signals

Over six decades of civil war in Eastern Burma, civilians fled en masse over the border to Thailand in search of basic necessities - physical security, food, medicine.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Bikini-clad Jesinta Campbell celebrates filming wrap with sunset swim

Want to get away from it all? Interactive map shows the staggering 47 PER CENT of America that is currently uninhabited In a chilling echo of the Holocaust, Jews are 'ordered to register and list property' in east Ukraine after pro-Russian militants take over government buildings It's a tough life for Getaway presenter Jesinta Campbell, who wrapped ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Eyes US$21 Billion Revenue From Tourism In Second Half Of 2014

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is targeting to earn 700 billion THB ) in revenue in the second half of 2014 while on the lookout for possible deflation which might affect domestic travel, Vietnam News Agency reported citing local media.

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22 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Russia Pledges To Support Africa's Largest Trading Bloc

The Russian government has pledged to support efforts by Africa's largest trading bloc, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa to enhance economic development in the region.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Putting the bite on the mosquitoes

Oh, the perils of vacationing in mosquito territory. These little bloodsuckers have made a meal of me around the globe, and I've longed for a definitive guide to repelling them.

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Hospitality Net

Absolute Hotel Services implements RateTiger solutions for its hotels and resorts

Absolute Hotel Services Group has selected eRevMax's RateTiger Corp as its preferred intuitive price intelligence solution for use in its hotels and resorts in Thailand, India, Vietnam, Indonesia and Middle East.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments

The 25,000km subsea system, which was unveiled in January 2014, will run from south east Asia to Africa and Europe through Egypt, connecting Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Djibouti, Qatar, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Italy and France.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Vietnam In Global Top 10 For Overseas Remittances

The World Bank has announced Vietnam is among the top ten overseas remittance recipients in the world, receiving US$11 billion last year.

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The Nation

Fico Coffee shoots for 75 outlets in four years

FICO COFFEE, the franchisee of California-based The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Thailand, aims to more than triple the number of its coffee houses to 75 within four years.

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Bangkok Post

Visa flexes in promising Myanmar

Spending growth via Visa credit cards in Thailand could be the lowest in Southeast Asia this year, adding to signs that the country's economy is reeling.

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The Nation

Singha expands property arm via share-swap deal with Rasa

SINGHA CORPORATION and its major shareholder Santi Bhirombhakdi are undertaking a back-door listing in the Stock Exchange of Thailand by acquiring Rasa Property Development.

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I-Newswire.com

New Koh Chang Villas Now Offering Luxurious Villas For Sale

New Koh Chang Villas is one of the premium vacation accommodation provider based in Thailand, is now offering luxurious villas at the most affordable prices.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Turkey Interested In Top-Level Talks With Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, April 16 -- Turkey wants to hold a top-level dialogue as soon as possible with the Dominican Republic, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, who is on an official visit, said.

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Forbes.com

Defining The Six Tiger Countries Of Southeast Asia: Workforce...

If you have ever had the opportunity to travel to Southeast Asia, most likely you have come to appreciate that the 10 countries grouped under the "Southeast Asia" banner are more notable for their diversity than their similarities.

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The Nation

Chiang Mai: Coming down to Earth

Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa marks Earth Day on April 22 by offering a one-night Earth-to-Table Culinary Experience starting from Bt12,000.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Wet And Wonderful Songkran, Politics Forgotten Temporarily

Anyone walking on the streets in Thailand for the past three days were likely to be drenched, while politics was temporarily forgotten.

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Daily Mail

Chinese tourists invade Thai university and are accused of using ancient moat as toilet

A top Thai university has been forced to install more security after it became an unexpected tourist hotspot for Chinese travellers, following in the footsteps of a comedy caper film.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABS-CBN News

A businessman looks at cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo. Photo by Toru Haia, Reuters

The Japanese government and the ruling coalition are making arrangements to waive visas for tourists from Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam as one of the initiatives in a revised action plan due out in June to make Japan a tourism-oriented country, government sources said Monday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

JJ Stone Releases Bungee Love

For author JJ Stone, his journey to healing took him to Southeast Asia and into a whirlwind of life-changing experiences.

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The Huffington Post

The Rise Of Corruptionism

In a courtyard of Angkor Wat, the famous 12th century Hindu/Buddhist temple here, a policeman approached me as I was taking pictures of an ornate spire.

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