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  1. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Bangkok Post

    The owner and founder of Rawai-based Blue Label Diving and his wife are currently struggling to get down out of the mountains of quake-shattered Nepal and back to Phuket after a harrowing 72 hours in the mountains near Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain. Ben Reymenants and his wife Simone were trekking in the higher regions around Mount Everest when the earth heaved on Saturday in a 7.9 Richter-scale magnitude quake near Kathmandu.

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  2. LLDs Win Kata Group International 7sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Cricket World

    Sydney's Lickie Lickie Downunders beat the Mungoorbada Bushrangers by four runs to win the Kata Group International Cricket 7s in Phuket. Game one of the final day saw the Wild Men from Borneo hit 58 but end up on the losing side against Mungoorbada Bushrangers.

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  3. Paradise found: the five most popular island retreats for Chinese touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | South China Morning Post

    With the Labour Day holiday approaching, the thoughts of many Chinese are turning to idyllic islands and beautiful beaches. According to Qunar, the largest Chinese-language travel website, this month's five most commonly searched for island destinations are: The coastal city has 20km stretches of beach, which are attracting an increasing number of mainland holidaymakers, especially those from the cold-temperate zones of northern and northeastern areas of China.

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  4. Fresh aviation worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Bangkok Post

    Airport security reviews will include the boarding procedures but will extend throughout the airports, including immigration checks. Thai aviation, already subject to safety concerns raised by an international watchdog, will come under renewed scrutiny as US and UN-based aviation agencies prepare to mount inspections of aviation licensing and airport security.

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  5. Thailand Calls off Search for Former Connecticut GuardsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | NBC Connecticut

    Relatives of the former Connecticut National Guardsman who vanished on a diving excursion in Thailand have returned from the Pacific with more questions than answers. While in Thailand, Jennifer Bakowski boarded a helicopter and flew over the water where her brother Joshua Devine, 36, went missing April 11 .

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  6. Rashid Malik wins int'l seniors titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Nation

    ISLAMABAD Former Davis Cupper Rashid Malik won the Phuket ITF Seniors Pro-Circuit, Grade-4 Tournament singles and doubles title of the 55 plus at Thanyapura Sports & Leisure Club, Phuket, Thailand. Five senior players - two from India, one from French, one Singapore and one Pakistani - took part in the round robin world ranking seniors event.

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  7. Sub-Lieutenant Anthony Eldridge: Naval officer and a 'human...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Independent

    Last December Eldridge was one of the subjects of The Independent's Christmas appeal and was in the paper again when delays in Britain's visa system prevented his South-African-born grandson from visiting Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The four "human torpedoes", dressing for action, left off only the foul-smelling shark-scare grease.

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

    Saturday Apr 25 | 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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  9. Thailand Property Awards 2105 Nominations OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | 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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  10. Satun residents stage more port protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | 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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  11. LCT member backs Section 44 for fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | 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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  12. Thailand's Aviation Safety Problems Are Hurting Its BeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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