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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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The Nation

News feed

Avoiding the recession label : The Bank of Thailand said yesterday expansion of gross domestic product in the second quarter indicates that the economy is recovering from the political turmoil, while the avoidance of a technical recession lifted anchor investors' sentiment.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thai Tourist Arrivals Fall In Q2

By Piyarat Nisangkard BANGKOK, Aug 19 -- Tourist arrivals in Thailand in the second quarter of 2014 fell by 12.3 per cent to 5.3 million compared with the same period last year mainly due to political disturbances.

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The Nation

Trade mission to Sri Lanka set

Nopporn Adchariyavanich, the Thai ambassador to Sri Lanka, will lead delegations to Thailand for business matching by the middle of next month to promote trade and investment between the two countries.

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Hospitality Net

Kamalaya Koh Samui Thailand selects Reservation Assistant from Xn Hotel Systems

Centered around a cave that once served Buddhist monks as a place of meditation and spiritual retreat, the resort offers a holistic wellness experience that integrates healing therapies from East and West, a breathtakingly beautiful natural environment, inspired healthy cuisine, holistic fitness practices and customised wellness programs and ... (more)

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Malaysian National News Agency

SADC Won't Impose Travel Ban In Wake Of Ebola Threat

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe, Aug 19 -- The 15-member Southern African Development Community will not impose travel ban on Ebola-hit West African countries, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Greeley native founds organization to help women trapped in sex industry

Natasha Hurt, fills a gift bag on Tuesday at Christ Community Evangelical in Greeley.

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Bangkok Post

AirAsiaGo taps booming middle class

AirAsiaGo, one of Asia's fast-growing online travel portals, is expediting its expansion in Thailand to cash in on the trend for online travel booking.

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Bangkok Post

Evading outbreak

Amid rising cases of Ebola infections in West Africa lurks the unsettling fear that the fatal virus could reach Thai soil The outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa is now five months old.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Nigerian Travelling Via UAE Dies Of Suspected Ebola Virus

A 35-year-old Nigerian woman travelling to India has died in the United Arab Emirates after showing symptoms similar to those of the Ebola virus, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Examiner.com

The Presence of India in Michigan's Oakland County

The 2014 India Day Event attracted a large crowd of visitors to Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, last weekend.

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