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  1. Exploring MMA at AKA Thailand Documentary Featuring Original TUF Alum Mike SwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MMA Weekly

    Recently American Kickboxing Academy Thailand co-founder Mike Swick sat down and discussed mixed martial arts from the new gym in Phuket. The retired UFC veteran talked about many aspects of the sport.

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  2. THAI moves to slash jobs, sell aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Ailing national carrier Thai Airways International Plc plans to shed 5,000 employees, scrap unprofitable routes and sell off assets, including aircraft, in a bid to nurse itself back to financial health. Transport Minister Prajin Juntong revealed the rehabilitation plan for the airline approved by the State Enterprise Policy Committee, known as the "Super Board", on Monday.

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  3. Major rehabilitation plans for THAIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Debt-burdened Thai Airways International will not need to declare bankruptcy because the government is supporting it, but it must undergo major rehabilitation including some asset sales, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Monday. The financial failings of Thai Airways International were among topics on the agenda at the meeting of the government's state enterprise superboard, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House on Monday.

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  4. Tourist dies snorkelling in PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    He Hua, 38, was on a day trip with family and friends when the incident occurred, Phuket Tourist Police chief Urumporn Koondejsumrit told the Phuket Gazette . He said others in the group were eating on the beach when the 38-year-old tourist decided to go snorkelling alone.

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  5. Girls on filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bangkok Post

    From the time Patty was a little boy he hankered for the spotlight. He loved being noticed and showing off his talent.

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  6. World's Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Fodor's

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  7. US-chain Hooters eyes CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Pnompenh Post

    Hot on the heels of its success in Thailand, American restaurant chain Hooters says it will expand its presence throughout Southeast Asia, including Cambodia. Hooters, an Atlanta-based restaurant chain known largely for its chicken wings and scantily clad female waitresses, says its Thailand-based franchisee Destination Resorts Co is committing to "broad-based expansion" across Asia.

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  8. Techie travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Bangkok Post

    By now you've probably memorised all the holidays in 2015 . Who's to say, maybe you've already gone so far as to mark potential long weekends on your calendar.

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  9. Boarding With UsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Asian Correspondent

    ... International Academy is a leading International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, situated in the North of Phuket, Thailand, teaching the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Diploma Programme (DP). Our Staff are highly ...

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  10. Hooters expanding to Asia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fox News

    Hooters, know for its buffalo wings and scantily-clad waitresses, has just unveiled a plan to open 30 locations across several Southeast Asian countries over the next six years. The wing chain already has one location in the beach city of Phuket, Thailand but plans to expand to the Philippines, Vietnanam, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar and more.

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  11. Asia's House of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Wall Street Journal

    This cliff-style home on the island of Phuket has open Thai-style pavilions and big views of the Andaman Sea On the island of Phuket in Thailand, this 21,022-square-foot property consists of multiple Thai-style pavilions with pitched roofs and wooden columns.

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  12. Thailand: Light Rail System Plan for PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Mass Transit

    According to Phuket Governor Nisit Chansomwong, the project is expected to cost 24 billion baht. The project has passed three public hearings, with the first held in December 2013, then in the middle of last year and Jan 8 of this year.

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  13. Light rail system plan for PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bangkok Post

    According to Phuket Governor Nisit Chansomwong, the project is expected to cost 24 billion baht. The project has passed three public hearings, with the first held in December 2013, then in the middle of last year and Jan 8 of this year.

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  14. TRA predicts retail bounceback in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bangkok Post

    The Thai Retailers Association forecasts retail sales growth of 6.3% this year, almost double last year's rate, to 980 billion baht thanks to improving consumer sentiment. A shopper carries several shopping bags down an escalator in a Bangkok department store.

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  15. Hooters Plans to Build a Global Breastaurant EmpireRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Eater

    ... Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Macau. There's already a location in Phuket, Thailand, with plans for more. Perhaps the Hooters Asia locations will become a hotspot for politicians as they have stateside: Last ...

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  16. Nearly 4,900 smaller hotels operating illegally, new study findsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Nation

    ALMOST 4,900 hotels in seven major tourist destinations are reportedly operating illegally by being unregistered, which could lead to concerns over quality and standards in the entire industry, according to the author of a new hospitality-sector study. The study was conducted by SurapongTecharuvichit, president of the Thai Hotels Association, for his graduation at the National Defence College.

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  17. Pieter van der Hoeven has been appointed General Manager at Outrigger ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Hospitality Net

    ... Vice President, Operations, Asia-Pacific, who is based in the Outrigger Resorts regional office in Phuket, Thailand. Van der Hoeven initially joined Outrigger as a General Manager when the company started its expansion in Asia in 2008. He now ...

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  18. Hooters Takes Flight in Asia with 30-Location Development AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Restaurant News Resource

    After introducing the world-famous restaurant concept to Thailand with the opening of Hooters Phuket, international franchisee Destination Resorts Co., Ltd., has set sights on Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as Hong Kong and Macau. Hooters of America, LLC, today announced an extensive development agreement to open 30 Hooters locations throughout Southeast Asia over the next six years.

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  19. Hooters eyes expansion in Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Business Journal

    The Atlanta-based breastaurant inked a development agreement with international franchisee Destination Resorts Co. Ltd. to bring 30 Hooters locations to Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, Hong Kong and Macau.

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  20. Bridal Bliss: Courtney and Jamil's Thailand WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Essence Magazine

    Bride: Courtney McKenzie, 27, Digital Marketer Groom: Jamil Newell, 34, Engineer The Big Day: December 10, 2014 Wedding Location: Phuket, Thailand Wedding Style: A Corporate Sponsored Destination Wedding Love In The News Newlyweds Jamil and Courtney made headlines in 2014 when they became the first couple to publicly seek corporate sponsorship for their wedding. It was a fascinating idea, and it totally worked.

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