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  1. 5 Best Places to Visit in Thailand for CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Insider Monkey

    The world is full of amazing places, but which are the best places to visit in Thailand for couples? Depending on what type of couple you are, Thailand will be able to offer you something. The culturally conscious, the beach bummers, the adventurers, and the spa lovers, which are you? Thailand is a popular spot for people going on holiday and couples are no different.

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  2. Behar-BechukkotaiRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Jewish Chronicle

    The pain was excruciating. It suddenly dawned on me why nearly every other tourist zooming around the island on a moped was covered in leg bandages.

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  3. Nye Estate aims low-rise units at richRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Bangkok Post

    Nye Estate Co, a subsidiary of property developer Narai Property Co, plans to launch two new cluster-home projects on Sukhumvit Soi 31 and in the Thong Lor area to tap wealthy homebuyers looking for a low-rise house in prime locations. Chief executive Ornruedi Na-Ranong said there was room for low-rise development in the inner city where most projects launched in recent years were condos amid rising land prices.

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  4. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Bangkok Post

    The number of visitors to Thailand from May 1 to 13 rose by 24% year-on-year. Nearly a million tourists arrived in Thailand in the first part of May, earning the country 42.3 billion baht, Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said Friday.

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  5. Fairfax appoints new South Canterbury regional editor for TimaruRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Timaru Herald

    Fairfax's Media in South Canterbury will have a new face leading its operations with the appointment of senior reporter Sarah Jarvis into a new role. Jarvis will take up the South Canterbury regional editor's position as of Monday.

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  6. 106 suspected Rohingya found on Koh Ree, northwest of PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Nation

    More than 100 suspected Rohingya were found Thursday's night on Koh Ree in Mu Koh Surin National Marine Park, northwest of Phuket. The group - consisting of 89 men, 15 women and two children - was searching for food in the sea when they were spotted by local sea gypsies, who then notified park officers.

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  7. Thai Airways International returns to profit in 1QRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Air Transport World

    Thai Airways International reported a first-quarter net profit of THB4.54 billion , reversing a loss of THB2.63 billion reported in the year-ago period. Total revenue for the quarter was up 20.3% to THB61.3 billion, of which 79% was attributable to transportation activities .

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  8. El Nido Resorts among top 'romantic' ASEAN getawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA El Nido Resorts in Palawan has been named by an ASEAN-focused travel initiative as one of the top romantic destinations in the region. GOASEAN listed nine romantic getaways in Southeast Asia, which included El Nido Resorts, Song Saa Private Island in Cambodia, Amanjiwo in Central Java, Indonesia, Langkawi Archipelago in Malaysia, Tanah Lot Temple in Bali, Indonesia, Movenpick Resort and Spa Karon Beach in Phuket, Thailand, La Residence Phou Vao in Lao PDR, Bagan in Myanmar, and Six Senses Con Dao in Vietnam.

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  9. Thai, Malaysian police agree cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Nation

    Thai and Malaysian police yesterday agreed to work together to prevent and suppress transnational crimes during their 23rd annual conference in the southern island province of Phuket. Pol General Somyot Pumpunmuang, national police chief, also presented 25 stolen vehicles that had been smuggled across to Thailand to his counterpart Khalid bin Abu Bakar.

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  10. Phuket gets new Aust consulateRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Nation

    AUSTRALIA is opening a consulate-general in Phuket to more directly serve the growing number of its citizens visiting the resort island and the rest of southern Thailand. "Australia would like to establish this new consulate-general quickly and we are pleased to be able to start working with Thailand on the process to set up the mission," Australian Ambassador Paul Robilliard said yesterday.

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  11. Comment: 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Bangkok Post

    Rohingya migrants rescued from jungle camps are detained at the Hat Yai district city hall, but Songkhla province residents want them to move on, not stay in government-approved shelters. They expressed their dissatisfaction after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday said the government was discussing establishing holding centres for Rohingya and trafficked migrants.

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  12. Thai Airasia Targets 14.5M PassengersRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Nation

    Thai AirAsia has set its sights on carrying a total of 14.5 million passengers this year, up from 12.2 million in 2014, and to acquire three new aircraft between now and the year-end to increase its fleet to 45. In the first quarter, the airline posted revenue of Bt7.734 billion, with net profit of Bt923 million. It carried 3.7 million passengers, up 19 per cent year on year, while its load factor of 83 per cent was up 3 percentage points.

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  13. Regional govts silent after UN calls for Asia boatpeople rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | AlertNet

    ... rging UNHCR documents, he said. (Additional reporting by Fransiska Nangoy in JAKARTA and Apichai Thornoi in PHUKET, Thailand; Writing by Simon Webb; Editing by Nick Macfie and Alex Richardson)

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  14. Thai, Malaysian cops to boost joint drive against traffickingRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Daily Star

    Twenty bodies, exhumed from an isolated site in Songkhla near Thai border with Malaysia, are being properly buried on May 3. Photo: The Nation Thai and Malaysian police have agreed to step up joint efforts against human trafficking and other crimes affecting the security of both countries. The agreement was reached Wednesday at the 23rd-annual meeting of Thai and Malaysian police being held May 11-14 at the Westin Siray Bay Resort and Spa Hotel in Phuket.

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  15. Asia boatpeople pushed back to sea as U.N. calls for rescueRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... e entire world is watching us." (Additional reporting by Fransiska Nangoy in JAKARTA and Apichai Thornoi in PHUKET, Thailand; Writing by Simon Webb; Editing by Nick Macfie)

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  16. New Australian Consulate in PhuketRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Nation

    AUSTRALIA is opening a consulate-general in Phuket to more directly serve the growing number of its citizens visiting the resort island and the rest of southern Thailand. "Australia would like to establish this new consulate-general quickly and we are pleased to be able to start working with Thailand on the process to set up the mission," Australian Ambassador Paul Robilliard said Wednesday.

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  17. Malaysia, Thailand smash 7 human trafficking syndicatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Between March and April this year, Malaysian and Thai police arrested 38 people for human trafficking activities, say the Royal Malaysia Police. A migrant, believed to be Rohingya, sleeps on a pile of donated clothes inside a shelter where he is staying in since being rescued along with hundreds of others on Sunday from boats in Lhoksukon, Indonesia's Aceh Province May 12, 2015.

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  18. Thai cops hunt 'kingpin' in migrant trafficking probeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | The Nation

    A manhunt intensified Wednesday for the alleged kingpin of a Thai people smuggling network, police said, as detectives probe whether a private island near the Malaysia sea border was a key link in a trafficking chain spanning several countries. Thai police believe Pajjuban Aungkachotephan, a one time senior provincial official known locally as Ko Tong, has fled the kingdom since a warrant for his arrest was issued on Saturday.

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  19. Yacht entry will 'boost tourism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Bangkok Post

    The Marine Department plans to relax its maritime regulations to pave the way for the entry of superyachts into the country. The department's plan is part of a bid to boost trade and tourism, department director-general Chula Sukmanop said.

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  20. In love with LannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Nation

    CHIANG MAI In love with Lanna Experience the charm of the Lanna Kingdom at U Chiang Mai , which is on Walking Street in the historically listed restored former residence of Chiang Mai 's governor. The boutique hotel with a hi-tech fitness centre, swimming pool, library, spa, free bike hire and an all-day dining restaurant is offering a special rate of Bt2,999 per night in a Superior Room for Thai residents only.

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