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  1. 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.


  2. Mixed catch in Indonesian watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Bangkok Post

    Even though more than 100 Thai fishermen recently joined a rescue mission from "slave" vessels operating in Indonesian waters, not all found life on that country's waters brutal. The men were repatriated from Ambon island after spending years at sea working in rough conditions on fishing vessels - but for some working on the trawlers was a new start, a way to find a new family.


  3. Thailand's roads suffer deadliest Songkran in 6 years; 364 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Asian Correspondent

    Thailand's roads claimed 364 lives over the 7-day Songkran holiday, with a further 3,559 people injured, the Road Safety Centre said Thursday. There were 42 more deaths this year than in 2014, making it the highest Songkran death toll since 2009, when 373 people were killed.


  4. TV channels eye better ad revenue in 2nd quarterRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Nation

    "The high level of household debt and low purchasing power still remained key factors that the top advertisers considered before making a decision on ad spending in the first quarter. So business in this period was not so good, " Surapol Perapongpipath, managing director of GMM One TV Trading, the operator of the "One" high-definition digital TV channel, told The Nation last week.


  5. Firms decry digital TV formatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Bangkok Post

    Last Wednesday marked the first anniversary of digital TV in Thailand, and operators say the broadcasting structure designed by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission has failed to help the industry. A stack of subsidy coupons for digital set-top boxes await delivery by the post office.


  6. Peek inside the HGTV Dream Home that Huntsville couple was shocked to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Alabama Live

    Two weeks ago, Kathy O'Dell of Huntsville was hard a work preparing an "ambush" party for her friend, Mandy. "I'd gotten a call from my girlfriend Susan, who said Mandy had won a prize and we needed to surprise her," said Kathy.


  7. Employee monitoring urged after airport wallet theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Bangkok Post

    Suvarnabhumi airport director Prapon Pattamakijsakul on Tuesday ordered its private security subcontractors to strictly monitor work and behavior of their employees after a subcontracted worker was arrested for stealing money from a passenger. Roemroek Thongjattu, a Suvarnabhumi airport security staff, was arrested for stealing money from a passenger last month.


  8. 'Furious 7' Scores Thailand Release Despite Tony Jaa Contract DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Hollywood Reporter

    A judge in the Southeast Asian country has thrown out an injunction imposed against the movie late last week after a hearing that involved Universal Pictures and Thai martial arts star Tony Jaa. Local film company Sahamongkolfilm International claims it has a multi-decade contract with the actor, which it is attempting to enforce and is seeking $49 million in damages.


  9. Turner's Pogo makes headway into Thailand with Channel 3Read the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has partnered with Thai free-to-air broadcaster Channel 3 to host a daily two-hour programming block of Pogo-branded content from 30 March. The block offers a mix of animated and live-action original content from Pogo that was launched in India by Turner in 2004.


  10. An amazing guidebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Bangkok Post

    Go to any bookshop here and you will find a shelf full of guides to Thailand, many penned by farangs, several with lovely scenic photos. They cover much the same ground.


  11. Passing of a statesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Thailand has lost a staunch ally while Asean will sorely miss a source of wisdom, guidance and inspiration with the death yesterday of Lee Kuan Yew - Singapore's first and longest-serving prime minister. In Singapore, a man bows at Tanjong Pagar Community Club to pay respect after the announcement that former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew had died.


  12. Unparallel under the waterRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The semi-nomadic Moken people, living along the coasts of Burma and Thailand, are hunter-gatherers who for centuries have harvested the sea's bounty. They use traditional diving methods to this day, instead of modern masks or scuba gear.


  13. Commerce delays third rice auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    A farmer in Suphan Buri use a harvesting truck to harvest rice from their field on March 16, 2015. The Commerce Ministry has delayed the next auction of rice from the government stockpile to avoid bringing down the price during the second-crop harvest.


  14. Thailand arrests 2 in ivory smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | NWAonline

    Thai authorities on Thursday arrested two men accused of being behind a transnational ivory trade network after seizing more than 290 pounds of African ivory. Thailand is one of the top destinations for African ivory smuggling in Asia and has been threatened with international sanctions if it doesn't show progress in combating the problem.


  15. Malaysian, Thai arrested for ivory smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Police officers show seized smuggled ivory during a press conference at the police headquarters on Thursday. Police on Thursday arrested two men they said were behind a transnational ivory trade network after seizing more than 100 kilogrammes of African ivory in the biggest bust in recent years.


  16. Professor rallies to save sea lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    When Asst Prof Thon Thamrongnawasawat comes out to speak, you know that marine life is in clear and present danger. In the last two weeks, his name returned to the spotlight after he posted an open letter online lamenting the environmental degradation of Similan National Marine Park in the Andaman Sea, especially the condition of the coral reefs and marine environment at the beautiful and popular Koh Tachai.


  17. Public participation will help create strong organic democracyRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Nation

    PEOPLE HAVE BEEN very enthusiastic in offering ideas for the new constitution and national reform, according to Thawilwadee Bureekul, who leads the committee on gathering opinions and public participation. The panel chair, who is also a member of the Constitution Drafting Committee , said she hoped the public forums would give rise to "organic democracy", one that is "non-toxic" for Thailand.


  18. Prayut seeks tax system overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Nation

    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday pointed to the need for restructuring the country's entire tax system in order to increase government revenue, as more funds are needed to support investment in infrastructure. He said local administrations had been able to collect Bt70 billion so far this fiscal year, or 15 per cent of the tax-revenue target, but the government had to allocate funds from the central budget to cover the balance of their spending.


  19. West failing to recognise importance of SE Asia, Wharton dean tells forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Nation

    Simon Tay, chairman of Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Surin Pitsuwan, former secretary-general of Asean, Tan Sri Dato SOUTHEAST Asia is the most important region of the world that the people in the West know the least about, the dean of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania told a forum in Bangkok yesterday. The unprecedented rise of the middle class along with the expected increase of investment in infrastructure mean that the Asean region will become one of the main economic drivers of the world for many years to come, Geoffrey Garrett said.


  20. wins 17th straight - Best in the East' awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Pattaya Mail

    Suwanthep Malhotra, director of Pattaya Mail Media Group, receives the Best Mass Media of the Eastern Region award from Major General Surin Paeto, commander of the 1st Army Support Command, Chonburi. Other Best Mass Media awards included Noppadon Thongmark, Channel 3's Chonburi correspondent, for TV best crime reporting; Nattapat Srisuwan, Chonburi reporter for the national Thai Rath Thai-language newspaper, also for crime reporting; and Wisarn Saengcharoen of BBTV Channel 7 for best documentary program.