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9 min ago | Bangkok Post

TAT pinning hopes on 'Real Thainess'

The Tourism Authority of Thailand will debut its "Real Thainess" campaign at next year's World Travel Mart in London, in line with the National Council for Peace and Order's goal of highlighting tourism as a cash driver for the country.

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9 min ago | Bangkok Post

Priceza taps Southeast Asia

Priceza.com, Thailand's leading price comparison shopping website, is beefing up its footprint in Southeast Asia to capitalise on the fast-growing regional e-commerce market.

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2 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

Starwood expands presence in Thailand with the debut of Sheraton Samui Resort.

Starwood has signed the Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand's second largest island after Phuket, the agreement with TCC Hotels Group marks the conversion of the existing 141-room Imperial Samui Beach Resort to a Sheraton, anticipated to take place by December 2014.

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8 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

International Visitors To Vietnam On The Rise

Vietnam welcomed more than 5.47 million foreign holidaymakers over the January-August period, representing a year-on-year increase of 2.2 per cent, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism .

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12 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Vuclip Adds 150,000 New Premium Videos in Q2 From Over 160 Content Partners Worldwide

The company also unveiled some notable trends with regards to mobile video in India, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

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16 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

Frigate attracts admirers

Coalition observers were impressed when they toured HMAS Stuart as part of Exercise Kakadu 2014, especially with the ship's gas turbines.

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18 hrs ago | INDOlink

India For Greater Transport Connectivity With ASEAN: Sushma

HANOI: India pushed for greater connectivity with the ASEAN countries as visiting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stressed that the geographic pathways could be linked to the five Ts - Tradition, Talent, Tourism, Trade and Technology - that the Narendra Modi government is pursuing.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bangkok Post

Purse strings remaining tight

Thai consumers remain cautious spenders, particularly rural residents who find it difficult to earn more while their household debts are high, says the London-based Kantar Worldpanel, a consumer research firm under the WPP Group.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Crackdown on foreign affairs

For non-Filipino men, marrying a Filipina may be about to get tougher. If you're a foreigner planning on tying the knot with a Filipina sweetheart, you will soon need to prove your capacity to support your bride - if Philippine Congress gets its way.

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Sun-Star

Smart boosts data roaming

AMID the growing number of Filipinos who rely on mobile Internet, Smart Communications, Inc. has expanded its data offers to provide subscribers with seamless connectivity even when out of the country.

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Stuff.co.nz

Asia's most overlooked paradise

With 7107 islands and a feast of screensaver-perfect backdrops - from dreamy tropical beaches and smouldering volcanoes to mesmerising rice terraces and crumbling Spanish relics - the Philippines is one of south-east Asia's most exotic getaways.

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The Nation

AEC 'to open doors' for Thai firms

Consumer-based markets such as Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia appear to be lands of opportunity for Thai companies, the head of Nielsen said after a consumer research on Asean economic integration.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Russian Ambassador Expects Indonesia-Russia Trade To Reach US$5 Billion

Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin is optimistic that bilateral trade between Indonesia and Russia will reach around US$5 billion in 2015, reports Indonesia's Antara news agency.

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Bangkok Post

Bomb hoax hits Thai AirAsia flight

A hoax bomb threat directed at a Phuket-bound Thai AirAsia flight prompted an emergency response on the southern resort island.

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Mydigitalfc.com

Vietnam keen to roll out red carpet to Indian tourists

Keen to tap into tourism potential from India, Vietnam is looking at rolling out the red carpet to Indians and is working out a scheme for a possible "visa exemption" for them besides facilitating filmmakers for shoots in the picturesque country.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bangkok Post

A very hairy journey

Armed with scissors and a comb, Japanese Jun Kuwabara set out earlier this year to travel the world and, while he's at it, cut the hair of 1,000 people.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Jetstar Pacific To Launch Air Route To Thailand

The low-cost Jetstar Pacific Airlines announced on Monday its plan to open a new service with one daily return flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok, Thailand, effective Dec 10, Vietnam News Agency reported here Tuesday.

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Bangkok Post

Foodpanda ramps up Thai venture

Foodpanda, a Berlin-based online food delivery marketplace, is ramping up business in major Thai provinces with the aim of boosting its user base to 5 million by 2016.

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AME Info

More than 350 Exhibitors participate at ATF 2014

A leading airline required cabin crew staff, Air hostess are responsible to make aware the passengers about the safety rules and regulation.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bangkok Post

Swedish tourist is homeless after being 'swindled' by a Thai woman

The story of a Swedish tourist who lost everything in a bar-girl swindle and lives hand-to-mouth on the streets of Bangkok because his embassy won't fly him home has drawn widespread public sympathy online with many people wanting to donate money to help him.

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