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  1. Family Returns Home After Search for MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Patch.com

    The family from Enfield and Manchester has returned home without answers on how their son, brother went missing during a diving excursion. The mother and sister of a former Connecticut National Guardsman who went missing while on vacation earlier this month, have returned to their Enfield and Manchester homes after nearly a week in Thailand seeking information about his disappearance.

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  2. Thailand Property Awards 2105 Nominations OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Thephuketinsider.com

    The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Phases of multiphase development are eligible for entry.

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  3. Satun residents stage more port protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    They said turning the province into an industrial zone would threaten the delicate ecological system that attracts travellers from around the world. "Satun can't be anything else but a tourism province," said Somboon Khamhang, a Satun resident and a leader of the Satun Development Watchdog Group.

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  4. LCT member backs Section 44 for fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A human rights advocate with the Lawyers Council of Thailand has welcomed the government's planned use of Section 44 of the interim charter to tackle illegal fishing. Surapong Kongchantuk, chairman of the council's human rights subcommittee on ethnic minorities, migrant workers and stateless and displaced people, said he agreed with the use of the section to monitor fishing vessels and punish boat operators to comply with a new fisheries bill designed to deal firmly with the problem.

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  5. Thailand's Aviation Safety Problems Are Hurting Its BeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Skift

    ... of flying," said the 42-year-old office worker in Seoul. "Me and my friends are planning a holiday in Phuket, Thailand, but I am picky what airline we should fly." Nervous flyers like Hong are the latest problem for Thailand, whose pristine beaches ...

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  6. Hong Kong boat show hopes to attract affluent middle class with affordable yachtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | South China Morning Post

    ... million and can reach multiples of that figure. However, there are large boat shows in the region: one in Phuket, Thailand, which attracts 5,000 visitors, and the Singapore Yacht Show, which takes place in April and features most of the big ...

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  7. Singha Estate adopts 'synergy partnership' modelRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Nation

    Chief investment officer Longlom Bunnag told a news conference yesterday that the investment budget would be enough if things went according to plan. "This year, we also aim to secure two or three more partners, which will help the company generate profit," he said.

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  8. Zayn Malik 'planned his One Direction exit for nearly a year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily Mail

    Terror in the air as passengers start to pass-out on airliner: Pilot plunges jet into 7,000ft-a-minute dive and lands - but cause remains a mystery because investigators say cabin pressure did NOT fail Three rape victims come forward to expose cover-ups of sexual assault at University of Montana: Author Jon Krakauer reveals explosive claims in his new book Rand Paul's 'belligerent' 22-year-old son cited for DUI but NOT arrested after 'he crashed into the back of a parked car' Five nursing students killed in fiery crash on their last day of school when tractor trailer plowed into line of stopped traffic Girl, 14, who was seized by police in Mexico and returned to her 'mother' in Houston is sent BACK again - because she was the wrong girl Jordanian immigrant charged with 'honor killing' of Iranian activist who convinced his daughter to marry a Christian in Texas - and the murder of his ... (more)

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  9. Uber upbeat about growth despite facing legal woesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Bangkok Post

    The California-based ride-sharing service company continues to expand to provinces outside of Bangkok and its vicinities, said Chan Park, general manager of Uber Technologies Inc for Southeast Asia. Uber is facing mounting legal trouble globally including in Thailand even as its service grows in popularity, and it is now among the most valuable US start-ups, valued at US$41.2 billion last year.

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  10. At odds on S44 for fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Bangkok Post

    A fisherman untangles crabs from his net in tambon Ban Phe of Rayong's Muang district in August 2013. Cabinet ministers yesterday expressed mixed opinions about a proposal that Section 44 of the interim charter should be used to address problems that spurred the European Union to threaten an import ban if Thailand fails to clean up the illegal fishing industry in six months.

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  11. The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia: Architect Kerry Hill's jungle resort comes with a bit of notorietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    I'm floating in a crescent-shaped bay, its tropical south-east Asian Andaman Sea waters so deliciously tepid that you could safely bathe a new-born infant in them. On shore, a lone macaque scampers, with the stealth of a cat burglar, in and out of the adjacent jungle as it hunts for crabs on the largely deserted low-season beach.

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  12. Photo tour: Stunning luxury resorts in Phuket, ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | USA Today

    Phuket is home to some insanely luxurious resorts that, as a whole, are way more over-the-top and opulent than almost anything you'll find in the United States, Caribbean or Europe. Photo tour: Stunning luxury resorts in Phuket, Thailand Phuket is home to some insanely luxurious resorts that, as a whole, are way more over-the-top and opulent than almost anything you'll find in the United States, Caribbean or Europe.

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  13. Koh Tao tops 'best Asian islands' list despite bad press, safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Asian Correspondent

    The southern Thai island of Koh Tao, the scene of the brutal murders of two British backpackers last year, has been voted as the 'Best Island in Asia' on TripAdvisor. It was also ranked the 5th best island in the world in TripAdvisor's 2015 Travellers' Choice Awards, due to its "white sand beaches and 300 days of sun per year".

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  14. Police tracking car trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Bangkok Post

    Former Matubhum MP Najmuddin Uma shows a copy of a Facebook page with the post he says wrongly implicated him in the bombing on Koh Samui on April 10. A former MP for Narathiwat on Wednesday denied involvement in the car bombing that injured seven people on Koh Samui on April 10, as investigators arrested another suspect in Pattani province. Najmuddin Uma, a former Matubhum MP, told reporters at a hotel in Muang Narathiwat district he had nothing whatsoever to do with the bombing.

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  15. V is for vitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Nation

    PATTAYA V is for vitality The Aisawan Spa at Pullman Pattaya Hotel G offers a naturally relaxing Traditional Thai Massage with Herbal Compresses. The session is designed to release stress, enhance energy and vitality while stimulating the organs and improving blood circulation.

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  16. EU to Thailand: Clean Up Fishing Trade in 6 MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Voice of America

    A fishmonger cuts a joint of Bluefin tuna, which was caught off Thailand, at a stall at the Nice fish market, southeastern France. The European Union on Tuesday gave Thailand a "yellow card" ultimatum to drastically alter its polices on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing or face a ban at the end of the year on exporting seafood to the EU.

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  17. Boxing the Thai Way at Anantara Phuket LayanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Hotel Business

    Known as the "science of eight limbs," Muay Thai boxing is considered this country's national sport, and the Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa offers its guests a taste of the martial art with beginner and advanced classes that can include training one-on-one, with a group or even with a family. Classes take place in the resorts new, state-of-the art Muay Thai boxing ring, called Layan Stadium.

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  18. Navy: Piracy in Malacca strait downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Bangkok Post

    A senior naval officer on Tuesday claimed there has been a decrease in the number of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in the Strait of Malacca following joint efforts by four countries. Rear Adm Chaiyanun Nuntawit, deputy chief of the Naval Intelligence Department, was speaking after a meeting on maritime security in the strait at a hotel in Phuket.

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  19. Syrian refugee starts new life in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Canada.com

    Join with us as the camera flies through the beautiful city capturing the Vancouver Sun Run participants from the start to finish line in slow motion. People started gathering early in the day outside the Vancouver Art Galley for the annual smoke-in to mark 4/20 day on April 20, 2015.

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  20. Khon Kaen burglary probe getting nowhereRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | The Nation

    It has been three and a half weeks since our home was burgled, yet the case continues to drag on. A safe was stolen with contents valued at between Bt3 million and Bt4 million, including passports, land deeds, home and vehicle books, gold and jewellery.

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