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  1. Tourism Ministry assures diplomats travel here is safe for their citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    THE TOURISM and Sports Ministry is taking steps to reassure international tourists about safety in the country ahead of the high season. Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul on Tuesday invited 30 ambassadors to a banquet to discuss the tourism situation under the military government and the outlook for the remaining months of this year.

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  2. Dramatic footage captures tourist holding on for dear life after...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    From Frying Pan Lake and Flaming Mountains to a city below freezing for 90% of the year... the hottest and coldest places in the world revealed Abellio Greater Anglia pledges A 30m of improvements after customers name and shame railway operator with images showing state of carriages on Twitter Passengers' terror as Singapore Airlines Airbus plunges 13,000 FEET as BOTH engines fail in bad weather off Hong Kong Looking for love in all the right places: Jet-setting singleton to go on dates around the world to find out if Parisians really are romantic... and how hard it is to meet The One in New York Travel chaos in Belgium as flights in and out of the country are halted due to power failure at air traffic control centre The octogenarian globetrotter! Kazakh grandmother discovered the joys of travel aged 79... and her exotic snaps have made her a social media sensation German castles, ... (more)

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  3. Burmese islands to be the 'new Phuket' with 30 hotels and a casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    From Frying Pan Lake and Flaming Mountains to a city below freezing for 90% of the year... the hottest and coldest places in the world revealed Dancing Queens! Grand vessels Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 converge in Liverpool for 'river dance' to celebrate Cunard's 175 years of cruising Definitely not a Picture to Burn! Legoland Windsor unveils giant mosaic of 'celebrity best friend' Taylor Swift made entirely out of blocks Levitating children and climbing a 60ft tower of steamed buns at Hong Kong's annual festival on the tiny island of Cheung Chau 360-degree sea views, hot tubs on the roof and hitting golf balls into the Solent... What it's REALLY like to stay the night on a Victorian fort in the middle of the sea Spain's Balearic Islands have the best value family holidays say British parents ... and its hot spots Majorca and Menorca are 16% cheaper Lufthansa ... (more)

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  4. CRICKET: Valentin Guiraud goes so close to bowling perfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

    Burford School pupil Valentin Guiraud pictured after taking five wickets in five balls, before a no ball denied him six in a row Valentin Guiraud came agonisingly close to the perfect over - only for a no ball to ruin a landmark moment, writes Mark Edwards. The Burford School pupil had taken an incredible five wickets with his first five balls of an over against Kingham Hill School.

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  5. BANGKOK: US planes may fly out of southern ThailandRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Thailand is considering letting the United States use Phuket Airport or U-Tapao in Rayong as a base for planes assigned to monitor the movement of migrants stranded on surrounding seas. The Foreign Ministry is reviewing the request," Supreme Commander General Worapong Sa-nganet said yesterday.

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  6. BANGKOK: Thailand cost-effective destination for luxury brands, retailer saysRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Thailand remains an attractive country for global luxury brands as the cost of investment here is about half that of some neighbouring destinations, said Kriengsak Tantiphipop, chief executive officer of The Emporium, who also manages Bangkok's EM District. "During the last two years, more than 100 new global brands have entered Thailand.

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  7. Finding travel insurance policies to fit your needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Click Orlando

    Dale Cody looks at photos to remind him of the gorgeous views he saw while rock climbing in Thailand, but needs no reminder when it comes to the part of the trip he says he'll never forget. "I was in serious trouble," Cody said.

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  8. Mitsubishi, AP plan condosRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Japanese developer Mitsubishi Estate Group plans to continue its joint investment with SET-listed developer AP in the Bangkok condominium market. Hideki Nishikami, director and senior executive officer of Mitsubishi Jisho Residence Co, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Estate Group, said Bangkok's property market looked bright in the first four months, with prospects expected to continue until year-end.

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  9. Tanasak wants migrant burden sharedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Sharing the burden of dealing with the Rohingya migrant crisis with other countries will be among the key issues Thailand will raise at a major regional meeting in Bangkok on Friday. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn yesterday stressed the need for the international community to help provide aid to Rohingya boat people.

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  10. Magical Mekong: Soul-sucking 'Dementor' wasp that steals victim's...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    It was among 139 new species discovered in Greater Mekong in 2014 include a frog that changes colour at night A 'dementor' wasp named after the terrifying creatures in the Harry Potter novels, a colour changing frog and the second longest stick insect in the world are among 139 new species discovered along the Mekong river in southeast Asia. Biologists have discovered 90 new plants, 23 reptiles, 16 amphibians, nine fish and one pipistrelle bat with long fangs during expeditions along the Greater Mekong last year.

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  11. TropOut, a New Gay Travel Experience, Launches With This Trip To ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Jaunted

    Around the world, equal rights for gays and lesbians continue to be won every day. But LGBT travelers must still make special considerations when traveling internationally.

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  12. U.S. supporting migrant rescue efforts through maritime surveillanceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  13. US planes may fly out of Phuket or U-TapaoRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Nation

    THAILAND is considering letting the United States use Phuket Airport or U-Tapao in Rayong as a base for planes assigned to monitor the movement of migrants stranded on surrounding seas. The Foreign Ministry is reviewing the request," Supreme Commander General Worapong Sa-nganet said yesterday.

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  14. Thailand cost-effective destination for luxury brands, retailer saysRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Thailand remains an attractive country for global luxury brands as the cost of investment here is about half that of some neighbouring destinations, said Kriengsak Tantiphipop, chief executive officer of The Emporium, who also manages Bangkok's EM District. "During the last two years, more than 100 new global brands have entered Thailand.

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  15. .com | Panayiotou wiped his phone - investigating officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    ... the one to Zanzibar was with Jayde and to propose to her. A trip to Bangkok was an en-route destination to Phuket, Thailand, where they had gone on honeymoon.

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  16. Why you need travel insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    Travel insurance can reimburse you for lost luggage or canceled flights, more extensive plans can help if for when you get sick or injured, or have to come home early unexpectantly. But how far does coverage go? Dale Cody's photos remind him of the gorgeous views he saw rock climbing in Thailand, but the portion of that trip he will never forget? "I was in serious trouble," Dale said.

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  17. Movenpick Hotels & Resorts makes Bangkok Debut in Prime LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hospitality Net

    Movenpick Hotels & Resorts is making its Bangkok debut, with the opening of a contemporary hotel in one of the Thai capital's most prime locations, Sukhumvit Soi 15. The five-star Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok represents the Swiss hospitality firm's first city hotel in Thailand, but its fourth countrywide, with three upscale beach properties already in operation; one in Koh Samui and two in Phuket. "Strategically positioned in Bangkok's bustling business, leisure and entertainment district and just a few steps from Sukhumvit Road, Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok boasts an enviable location," said Andreas Mattmuller, Chief Operating Officer of Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and Asia.

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  18. Exhumed bodies confirmed to be migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    Malaysian authorities have confirmed that the 139 graves and 28 abandoned camps discovered close to the Thai border are related to human trafficking. Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said that Malaysian police and border guards, as part of an operation, found a burial site which contained corpses which had decomposed to the level that only skin and bones remained.

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  19. Bangkok Dusit Medical ServicesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc We maintain our BUY call on BDMS. Thus far in 2Q15, revenue from existing hospitals is growing at a rapid rate off last year's low base and because international patients are returning.

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  20. Travel Minute - Guess What? Nothing Ever Stays the SameRead the original story

    Monday | RudyMaxa

    I first visited the resort town of Phuket, in southern Thailand, about 30 years ago. What was once a charming, seaside resort with dirt roads and water buffalos standing on golf course fairways is today a frenzied resort town with an over-crowded main beach called Patong Beach .

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