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23 min ago | Bangkok Post

Protecting their own

Starting Friday, tour buses entering Thailand via the southern border will not be allowed to travel beyond Songkhla province in order to protect Thai-operated tour buses.

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1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

Woman can claim $17,500 tax deduction for winter in Thailand, court rules

For the second year in a row a court has decided that a Thunder Bay woman suffering from chronic pain can deduct the cost of spending the winter in a hot climate.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bangkok Post

Hat Yai hoteliers fear worst

The negative economic situation in both Thailand and Malaysia and the latter's national airline having two accidents may cause Malaysian tourist arrivals to Hat Yai to drop by at least 30% this year.

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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

Pattaya Mail

TAT Hat Yai presents - Songkhla Ancient Amulets' during Mother's Day holidays

The Tourism Authority of Thailand Hat Yai Office has announced that it will hold a tourist promotion activity during the four days of the Mother's Day holidays 2014, on the theme of 'Songkhla Ancient Amulets', in cooperation with the Songkhla Provincial Administration Organization, Hat Yai Municipality, the Tourism Business Federation of Songkhla, ... (more)

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Malaysian National News Agency

Vietnam Considers Extending Visa-Free Facility For Russians

The Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry has proposed extending visa-free facility to Russian tourists from 15 to 30 days to boost tourist arrivals to the country, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thai Police Beef Up Security At Israeli Embassy In Bangkok

Hundreds of police officers have been deployed around the Israeli embassy in Bangkok's Asoke area to beef up security as Muslims celebrate International Al-Quds Day on the last Friday of Ramadan.

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Air & Space

Ravens of Long Tieng

It all shows in the grainy photograph--the short landing strip, the limestone karst jutting up at one end, the mountains and ridges rimming the base, and the shacks and buildings scattered along both sides of the runway.

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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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4 Hoteliers

News from around the Asia Pacific region, July 25.

Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Korean increases flights to malaysia, 20% of total arrivals to Myanmar are luxury travellers from Europe, Ovolo and more... Korean Air Increases Flights to Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand Between July 23 and August 24, flights between Seoul and Chiang Mai will run daily ... (more)

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Malaysian National News Agency

Cuba, China Signed 29 Bilateral Cooperation Accords

Cuba and China signed 29 bilateral cooperation accords on Tuesday, during the official visit here by President Xi Jinping.

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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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WTOP-FM Washington

Photos of monster fish

The Frankenfish, commonly known as the striped snakehead, is one of the most widely cultured food fish in Southeast Asia, especially in Thailand.

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