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2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Whet your app-etite

You can't call yourself a foodie these days if you're armed with only eating utensils and discerning taste buds.

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3 hrs ago | 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

Malaysian National News Agency

Bicycles Are Best Mode Of Transport In Mexico, Says Group

Thirty-five riders participated in Desafio Modal 2014, an event organized to show that bicycles are the best mode of transportation in Mexico City.

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Bangkok Post

CPN delays Malaysia mall, cancels...

Central Pattana Plc , the country's largest shopping project developer, will delay the opening of its first mall in Malaysia to 2017 from 2016, as it needs more time to study the market.

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4 Hoteliers

Majority of Americans say they would vacation without staying connected.

A new global survey found that only 35 percent of American travelers are unwilling to ditch their devices while on vacation, while travelers from Thailand were found to be the least prepared to give up their mobile technology, with a staggering 85 percent of Thai travelers saying they'd be unwilling to do so.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Vietnamese Embassy Marks 60th Anniversary Of 1954 Geneva Agreements In Algeria

The Vietnamese embassy in Algeria's capital Algiers on Wednesday held a seminar to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Agreements of 1954 which put an end to war and restored peace in Indochina including Vietnam.

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The Nation

Examining legal and tax ramifications for working in Myanmar

Since March 2011, when Myanmar's first civilian government took office and gradually began opening up to the West, an increasing number of foreign visitors have entered the country.

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The Nation

Clear tourism goals needed to keep country in top 10: expert

TO MAINTAIN Thailand's status as a global top-10 destination, the new government has been urged to set clear long-term targets while solving internal problems.

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Sun-Star

Digital tourism boosts agribiz

DIGITAL tourism is seen to boost and enhance Mindanao's agri-tourism sector, a leader in the information communication technology sector said.

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Forbes.com

The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Asia 2014

I got my start in journalism covering business news at The Straits Times in Singapore, reporting on entrepreneurship, macroeconomics and insurance in the country and beyond.

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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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Republic

Thai army ruler expected to become new premier

Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is poised to step out of his army uniform for good - to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military's grip on power.

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Fox News

Thailand's army ruler poised to take up new post as prime minister, 3 months after coup

Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is poised to step out of his army uniform for good - to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military's grip on power.

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Stars and Stripes

Thai army ruler, junta leader, expected to become new premier

Thai Army Chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha speaks during a news conference at the army club Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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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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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

Thai unrest hits Cambodia tourism

Cambodia's tourism industry, which for years has seen double-digit growth, is now showing signs of slowing down as Thai visitors to the kingdom decline, according to the latest government data.

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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

Malaysian National News Agency

Cuba's Revenue From Tourism Grow 4 Per Cent

International tourism generated $1.08 billion in revenues for Cuba in the first half of 2014, an increase of 4 percent over the same period last year, the National Statistics and Information Office , said Tuesday.

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