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  1. Heavily tattooed bikie nicknamed 'Kaos' has converted to Islam...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Mail

    Tattooed bikie nicknamed 'Kaos' converts to Islam and 'loves peace, loyalty, respect and honesty'... despite facing charges of extortion, threatening violence and stalking Mirways Sayed, leader of Muslim organisation Ummah United, voiced his support for Pechey following arrest, calling him 'a true brother of mine' Pechey was forced to return to Australia due to low funds after hiding in south east Asia since 2013 following violent brawl in Broadbeach An alleged former-bikie boss, who was arrested on charges of extortion, threatening violence and stalking, has converted to Islam.

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  2. Pixelord Readies Debut Album, Streams TrackRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | XLR8R

    Russian producer and former XLR8R podcast contributor Alexey Devyanin will release his debut full-length Places this spring via Moscow-based label Hyperboloid . The album follows from previous 12" outings on Leisure System, Civil Music, and Infinite Machine, and is said to comprise 10 "groovy bass tracks that are mellow and lush, yet still rhythmically wild."

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  3. Tourism sectorRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Nation

    Event: Yesterday SCBS organized an event "Thai Tourism Day: Growing Chinese Tourists" for local institutional investors. Presentations at the event were made by entities related to the accelerating trend of Chinese tourists: 1) Khun Thapanee Kiatpaibool, Director of Marketing Information Technology Group of Tourism Authority of Thailand , 2) Khun Kanyarat Krisnathevin, Chief Financial Officer of The Erawan Group Plc and 3) Khun Tassapon Bijleveld, Chief Executive Officer of Asia Aviation Plc .

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  4. Quality, not just numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Bangkok Post

    Elephants at Nong Nuch Garden in Pattaya perform a complex dragon dance to welcome the Chinese New Year. TEERANAI JANSRICHOl "A target of 29 million tourist arrivals as set by the Tourism and Sports Ministry for this year exceeds the capacity of Thailand's tourism resources," said director-general Anuphap Kesornsuwan.

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  5. Thai Airways Jitters Should Concern IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Thephuketinsider.com

    One of the most relevant tourism terms out there remains "you can't stay there if you can't get there." Airlift remains a critical defining factor in determining success or failure for leisure destinations.

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  6. Spending Spring Festival abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | China Daily

    Revelers in traditional Chinese opera costumes take part in a Spring Festival parade in Paris in February last year. HUWEI / FOR CHINA DAILY The approach of Spring Festival could be easily detected in overseas Chinatowns shortly after the clock rang in 2015.

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  7. Gala couple help save Thailand's street dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Borders Today

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  8. Chris McCormack Highlights Challenge Philippines Start ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Inside Triathlon

    The 2015 Yellow Cab Challenge Philippines Subic-Bataan race will take place this Saturday, Feb. 21, and the half-iron distance event will welcome a handful of top professionals. Two-time Ironman world champion Chris "Macca" McCormack is the biggest name on the start list.

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  9. Fear and loathing at kaZantipRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Pnompenh Post

    Police followed through with a promise on Wednesday to block partygoers heading to the kaZantip music festival on Koh Puos island, drawing the ire of foreign tourists that had purchased tickets, and in some cases traveled across continents, to attend the 10-day rave. Although the provincial government insisted that the hedonistic party was still cancelled because it had not received government permission, organisers tried to assuage disappointed ticket holders, claiming that it would start today instead.

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  10. Sharp increase in Chinese tourists anticipatedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Nation

    The number of Chinese visitors to Thailand in the first quarter is expected to increase to 1.35 million, an increase by 30.2 per cent from the same period last year, according to Kasikorn Research Centre. They are expected to generate Bt54 billion to the Thai tourism industry, an increase by 32.4 per cent on year.

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  11. Pakistani family nabbed for theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Bangkok Post

    Five Pakistani family members are arrested at a hotel room in Pattaya, Chon Buri province on Feb 17 for allegedly preying on an Indonesian tourist. Plainclothes Tourism Division police raided a room at the P.K. Resort in Jomtien beach in Chon Buri province around 2am today, taking into custody the five family members: Adil Hueeani, 38, his wife Surayya, 41, and three teen children.

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  12. 'Summer dream' over for beach chair fans in PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Bangkok Post

    Tourists enjoy Patong beach in Phuket in November 2014 after the National Council for Peace and Order initiated a policy to regulate beaches. Umbrellas and mats are in, but chairs are out on Phuket beaches following Tuesday's clarification of "no summer dream" rules imposed at the southern resort last week.

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  13. Thai growth falls behind neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Bangkok Post

    Thailand's economy in the fourth quarter beat expectations by expanding 2.3% from a year earlier. At that pace, it's extending a two-year streak of lagging behind its neighbours in Southeast Asia.

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  14. Big boys set to bash each other in Bangkok at Full Metal Dojo 4Read the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | MMA Mania

    Full Metal Dojo will stage its fourth event in less than two weeks, but the promotion has squeezed one final bout onto the card and it will feature two Thailand-based heavyweights as an Iranian who is being groomed for Ultimate Fighting Championship takes on a French Muay Thai veteran. Masoud Ranjbar is currently training at American Kickboxing Academy in Thailand and his management believes he has the potential to reach the very pinnacle of the sport, but for his debut fight he faces an extremely tough test when he takes on Yoann Gouaida who is fighting out of 301 Muay Thai & MMA.

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  15. Thai GDP Growth Falls Further Behind Neighbors: Chart of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Bloomberg

    Thailand's economy in the fourth quarter beat expectations by expanding 2.3 percent from a year earlier. At that pace, it's extending a two-year streak of lagging behind its neighbors in Southeast Asia.

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  16. Travel agency suspected of breaching FBA with nomineeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | The Nation

    A Bangkok travel firm is suspected of breaching the Foreign Business Act by having a Thai nominee to hold a majority share in the company, according to the Business Development Department. Pongpun Gearaviriyapun, director-general of the department, said the tour agency was suspected of having Chinese principals, while employing a Thai to hold a majority share to get around the law.

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  17. Foreign tourist arrivals up 18% year-on-year in first half of FebRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | The Nation

    THE tourism sector bounced back in first half of February with an 18-per-cent surge in foreign-tourist arrivals and a 78-per-cent occupancy rate in the hotel sector thanks to several major events. The "improved" political situation also helped lure visitors to the Kingdom, Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul claimed.

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  18. Good Samaritan Luke Mitchell: third accused to face extradition hearing in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Age

    A hearing to extradite a third man accused of being involved in the fatal stabbing of a Good Samaritan outside a Brunswick convenience store will be held in Bangkok in April. Crown prosecutor Andrew Tinney, SC, told the Supreme Court on Monday that even if Australian authorities successfully applied to have the man extradited, it would still take some time for the man to be brought to Australia given he could appeal the decision.

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  19. Gordon Parks: I need international clearance from my wife to join...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Daily Record

    I will be carrying the hopes of the nation alongside the likes of former Berwick Rangers striker Ian Little, ex-Dunfermline star Graeme Robertson and East Fife old boys Jason Dair and John Cusick. All good you'd have thought? Not so.

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  20. Phuket AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | CNN

    The Phuket International Airport sits at the northern part of Phuket island. This truly is inconvenient as it sits so far from everything and everyplace people are heading to but there's no choice and we all have to live with the high priced taxi service that they have going on.

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