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  1. Indian ambassador airs tourist complaints with Pattaya officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Pattaya Mail

    Indian Ambassador to Thailand H.E. Harsh Vardhan Shringla called on top Pattaya officials to brainstorm ideas on ways to improve tourism from India. The 30-minute meeting mainly covered topics related to maintaining good relationships in tourism between India and Thailand and complaints leveled about the city by Indian tourists.

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  2. 500 pluck trash for International Coastal Cleanup DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Pattaya Mail

    More than 500 Pattaya-area residents picked up trash and scoured the seas in the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day. Sophon Thongdee, director of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, and Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome kicked off the Sept.

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  3. Community HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Pattaya Mail

    The next meeting of Pattaya City Expats Club will be on Sunday, September 28. Everyone is warmly welcome. Pattaya Expat Scott Rohr will be demonstrating several neural pressure points and teaching four simple yet highly effective personal self defense maneuvers.

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  4. Firm fined Rs 50,000 for botched Thailand tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Times of India

    CHENNAI: A tour operator promised to show a woman and her daughter the best of Thailand but instead inflicted "mental torture on them in an unknown land" by reneging on an agreement to provide them various services. Two years after their ordeal, the district consumer disputes redressal forum, Chennai has found the tour operator guilty of the charges and fined it Rs 50,000.

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  5. Pattaya gets the "Grab"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Nation

    After conquering Bangkok with its efficient and friendly service, GrabTaxi recently tested out the waters in the Eastern seaboard resort of Pattaya. GrabTaxi, which originated in Malaysia and has since spread to 16 cities in the region, lets customers book a taxi via a Smartphone application, promising passengers a safe, fast and convenient way of getting around the city.

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  6. GrabTaxi service available in PattayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Nation

    GrabTaxi, a large taxi-booking mobile app in Southeast Asia, has launched its beta trial in Pattaya. Mayor of Pattaya City, Itthiphol Kunplome, chaired the launch, which was held at Ocean Marina Yacht Club.

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  7. Pattaya Vegetarian Festival follows popular recipe Sept. 23-Oct. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Pattaya Mail

    The Sawang Boriboon Foundation knows the secret to good cooking is once that you have a popular recipe, don't change it. It takes the same approach to its annual Pattaya Vegetarian Festival.

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  8. Political will is the key to decentralisation, says AbhisitRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Asia News Network

    Thai Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has said successful decentralisation reform can happen but political willingness - or lack of it - will be the key to its success or failure. He has also made reform proposals for three forms of local administration that are designed to demonstrate a variety of characteristics of society.

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  9. 'Political will is the key to decentralisation'Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Nation

    DEMOCRAT LEADER Abhisit Vejjajiva has said successful decentralisation reform can happen but political willingness - or lack of it - will be the key to its success or failure. He has also made reform proposals for three forms of local administration that are designed to demonstrate a variety of characteristics of society.

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  10. TAT goes to Russia, promotes alternative tourist destinationsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | The Nation

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand this week publicised new destinations to the Russian tourist market, encouraging travellers to look beyond Pattaya, Phuket and Samui, in an effort to lure 9 per cent more Russians to the Kingdom next year. Sugree Sithivanich, deputy TAT governor for marketing communications, said Russians were told about Chiang Mai, Hua Hin, Krabi, Koh Chang and Rayong.

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  11. New Thai premier urged to promote trade with Europe, U.S.Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Xinhuanet

    Newly-appointed Thai Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has been suggested to promote trade, investment and tourism with the European countries and the United States ahead of planned visits to neighboring states. Former Thai Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Thursday the strongman-turned-premier should adopt a top-priority agenda to visit European countries, the United States and Australia in order to pursue trade, investment and tourism interests, especially regarding the exports of Thai rice and rubber to those parts of the world market.

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  12. Community HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Pattaya Mail

    A Joint Chambers Eastern Seaboard Networking Evening will be held at the Hilton Pattaya on Friday, Sept. 19, from 6.00 - 9.00 p.m. Price of admission is THB 400 for members of BCCT, AustCham, AmCham, GTCC & SATCC and THB 800 for non-members.

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  13. Three taxi apps compete for top place in 'e-hailing' marketRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | The Nation

    Taking a taxi in Bangkok is now easier even during rush hours or rainy days, thanks to applications designed and developed to help people hail a cab from their smartphone rather than having to go out to the street and wave their hands. Currently, there are three such the apps available in Bangkok: Easy Taxi, GrabTaxi and Uber.

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  14. BANGKOK: Feel the romanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Nation

    A romantic two-night break in the centre of Bangkok is available at Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok between now and October 31. The Urban Romance package costs Bt10,900 and covers accommodation for two nights in Deluxe One-Bedroom Suites or a Metro Suite, daily breakfast for two, one three-course candlelit dinner with a bottle of wine at Chili Hip rooftop restaurant, an additional 25 per cent discount at all restaurants and bars, one 60-minute aromatherapy massage for two at Cense by Spa Cenvaree, free Wi-Fi, and guaranteed late checkout. Newlyweds also get a gift from the hotel.

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  15. Thai Cabinet meets, opts to keep martial lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Thailand's interim government has opted to maintain martial law in the country for now, after holding its very first Cabinet meeting on Tuesday . Thai Prime Minister and Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha offers prayers to a spirit house before the first Cabinet meeting at Government House in Bangkok on September 9, 2014.

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  16. Hyatt Announces Plans for a Hyatt Place Hotel in PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Hospitality Net

    Expected to open in 2016, Hyatt Place Phuket, Patong will mark the first Hyatt Place hotel in Phuket, Thailand. "Thailand continues to be an important market for Hyatt, both from a leisure and business travel perspective.

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  17. Sand-kicking vendor to be deportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Bangkok Post

    An illegal Cambodian beach vendor who kicked up sand - and an internet fury - will be deported after being captured in Chon Buri. Regional and Pattaya police had an illegal Cambodian worker re-enact the scene from a viral Internet video where he kicked sand at and intimidated a Russian tourist in Chon Buri.

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  18. NCPO chief takes aim at anti-royalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Bangkok Post

    Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has urged Thais not to be misled by anti-monarchy elements, saying the monarchy gives support to every government. During his weekly televised address last night, Gen Prayuth, who also heads the National Council for Peace and Order , said Thais must use reason and not be swayed by accusations made against the monarchy by anti-monarchy elements.

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  19. BANGKOK: Stylish meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Nation

    Enjoy meetings with a difference at The Sukhothai Bangkok. The "Meet For Free" promotion provides a complimentary half-day meeting package when booking 10 or more guestrooms per night.

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  20. Pattaya's new family-friendly attractions hope to pull in the crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Thailand's tourism industry has suffered a plunge over the past six months that saw mass political protests and a military coup.

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