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  1. JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Expands Asia Presence With Four New Hotels In Six MonthsRead the original story

    Friday | Hotel Interactive

    Marriott International's world-class luxury hotel brand, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, plans to open three properties in Greater China and one hotel in India by summer 2015 bringing the brand's Asia-Pacific portfolio to 28 hotels and resorts with 11 in China and 7 in India. By 2020, the global brand portfolio is expected to encompass 105 properties worldwide, 45 of which will be located in the Asia-Pacific region.


  2. A decade on, Thailand remembers the horrific Boxing Day tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mashable

    Ten years on from the devastating tsunami that rocked South Asia, there are still small reminders of the tragedy here in the tourist heart of Thailand's Phuket island. In hotels, a small emergency flashlight sits in each and every room, while tsunami hazard signs show what to do if another massive wave of destruction moves up the shore.


  3. Kiwi held on drug charges in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

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    A New Zealander reportedly arrested on drugs charges in Thailand is the third man from this country to face drug allegations in Asian countries in recent weeks. Tourism-focused news website Phuketwan said a New Zealand man named by Thai police as Taylor Grainger, 41, had been charged with possession of drugs on the holiday island of Phuket.


  4. Jarring Before-And-After Pictures Of The Indian Ocean Tsunami That Killed 230,000 PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... of kilometers of road, according to Reuters. Debris is strewn at a hotel near the popular Patong beach in Phuket, Thailand December 29, 2004 after a tsunami slammed the coast (top) and foreign tourists enjoy the weather at the same hotel five years ...


  5. Surviving the deadliest tsunami everRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    People walk among the rubble of the tsunami in Hambantota, Sri Lanka in January 2005. The Indian Ocean tsunami struck on 26 December 2004, causing massive destruction along coastal areas of 14 countries, including Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Malaysia.


  6. Thailand marks 10th anniversary of Indian Ocean tsunamiRead the original story

    Friday | Big News

    The Thai government Friday hosted a remembrance ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami which caused heavy casualties. The ceremony, "Ten Years on: Remembering the Indian Ocean Tsunami", was held in the resort town of Khao Lak in southern Phang-nga province, the very place where the worst of Thailand's tsunami damage was concentrated.


  7. Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years onRead the original story w/Photo

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    Tearful mourners lit candles on Friday to remember the 220,000 people who died a decade ago when tsunami waves devastated coastal areas along the Indian Ocean, in one of the worst natural disasters in human history. Thai and foreign tourists place candles on a sand sculpture during commemorations on the the 10th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami at Patong beach in Phuket province on December 26, 2014.


  8. Look back: Tsunami kills 230,000 in Asia 10 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    PHUKET, THAILAND: Foreign tourists look at damage caused by a tsunami in Phuket island, southern of Thailand, 26 December 2004. At least 118 people were killed and 1,300 wounded Sunday in southern Thailand when tsunamis caused by a massive earthquake off Indonesia struck the nation, officials said.


  9. VIDEO: Thailand marks tsunami anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Thailand's prime minister has attended a ceremony marking 10 years since the Boxing Day tsunami which killed more than 200,000 people. Prime Minister Chan-ocha laid a wreath for victims at the site of a beached police boat in Khao Lak, that has become a symbol of the disaster.


  10. Candlelight for Thai tsunami victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    AS 100,000 people flee Malaysia's worst floods in decades, the nation is furious to discover where their leader is seeing out the storms. A TEENAGER suffering from a life-threatening condition got a real shock when a police officer pulled her over and issued two tickets.


  11. Tsunami services mark anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northern Territory News

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has paid tribute to the many lives lost ten years on from the Boxing Day tsunami. Thai children hold roses before releasing them into the sea near the Ban Nam Khem tsunami memorial park as the tenth anniversary of the 2004 tsunami is remembered in Phang-nga province.


  12. Huntingdonshire Regional College told it still requires improvement - OfstedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Hunts Post

    Inspectors visited the college, in California Road, Huntingdon, from November 17-21, to check its progress since June last year when it was rated as requires improvement. The college had hoped to achieve an outstanding rating by the recent inspection but now aspires by the next inspection, within two years, the college will be good or outstanding.


  13. Holiday horrors: A fast ride to disappointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 |

    I'm a bad backpacker. I have an odd obsession with visiting former movie locations at any given destination, in turn shunning the "authentic" experiences the likes of Lonely Planet and various independent bloggers like to preach.


  14. Indonesia's tsunami recovery loses momentum as aid money runs outRead the original story

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    Mujiburrizal, 37, stands in front of the 75-foot fishing boat that enabled him to survive the tsunami. The boat was carried by waves and landed on top of a two-story house next door.


  15. Belarus men nabbed in ATM scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    Two Belarus citizens were arrested in Phuket on Friday with fake ATM cards used to withdraw cash totalling 1.1 million baht at several locations in Bangkok and the southern tourist island. Police apprehended Mikalai Ramankou and Siarhei Bandarkou, both 35, at a hotel on Rawai beach and seized from them eight counterfeit ATM cards and two passports.


  16. 'I don't trust the sea anymore'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Swissinfo

    Note that you can only reproduce articles signed "[journalist]," If you wish to use more articles per week, please feel free to contact us 'I don't trust the sea anymore'Luigi Jorio, back from Ko Phra Thong 26.00.2014 Lory Follador, an Italian-speaking Swiss, saw a huge wall of water pound the beach of an island in southern Thailand on December 26, 2004. She says it is sheer luck that she can tell her story, ten years after an estimated 225,000 people were killed by a tsunami in south-east Asia.


  17. In pictures: Boxing Day tsunami city rebuilt 10 years after terrifying natural disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    THREE Scots who witnessed the aftermath of the natural disaster tell how some good came from the horrible events that took place on Boxing Day 2004. ON Boxing Day 2004, at least 230,000 people were killed in countries around the Indian Ocean when a massive earthquake off Indonesia triggered a terrifying tsunami .


  18. Saved by a snooze - HK couple cherish family life despite tsunami memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South China Morning Post

    ... afternoon," Yum said. The newlyweds were staying at the Kamala Bay Terrace Resort on the west coast of Phuket, Thailand, occupying a ground floor room in a hillside block around 100 metres from the coast. Parts of the hotel at sea level, including ...


  19. In pictures: Remembering the Asian tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Asian Correspondent

    ... Lak, Thailand. Pic: AP. The first wave of the tsunami sweeps over a swimming pool, at center of picture, in Phuket, Thailand. Pic: AP. A boat passes by a damaged hotel, at Ton Sai Bay on Phi Phi Island, in Thailand in late December 2004. Pic: AP. ...


  20. 10 yrs since the tsunami: PHOTOS from then & nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... as they head to the airport on December 27, 2004 along Patong beach, one of the worst hit provinces of Phuket, Thailand. NOW: Motorbikes, vans, cars, and taxis travel along a busy Patong road running parallel to the beach at Patong Beach in Phuket, ...