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  1. General Prayuth Chan-ocha invoked a controversial security measure in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Thailand lifted martial law in most of the nation yesterday, but 10 months after staging a coup, a military junta is still in control, essentially with absolute power. Special security measures - including a ban on political gatherings of more than five people - will continue to blanket the nation, which has seen civil liberties eroded since the army and seized power from Yingluck Shinawatra's elected government last May. The government of coup leader turned Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha had faced growing pressure from foreign governments, human rights groups and particularly its own business community to remove martial law.

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  2. Thailand junta replaces martial law with absolute powerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    In this Tuesday, March 31, 2015, file photo, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks during a press conference at the government house in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's prime minister has asked the king for formal approval to lift martial law, which the military imposed ahead of a coup last May that overturned an elected government.

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  3. Singapore invests for rise in arrivalsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    Changi Airport Group and the Singapore Tourism Board will invest a total of 35 million Singapore dollars over the next two years to bring in more visitors to the island nation. Amid a challenging market environment, the partnership aims to achieve average annual growth of 3-4 per cent in visitor numbers over the next decade, CAG and STB said in a joint release yesterday.

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  4. Siam Discovery to undergo Bt4-bn renovation to brace for competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    SIAM PIWAT CO will invest more than Bt4 billion in its first overhaul of Siam Discovery, the company's strategic shopping complex on Rama I Road, to respond to tougher competition in the Bangkok shopping-mall arena and a rebound in foreign-tourist arrivals. This will be the first ever major facelift of the 18-year old shopping complex.

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  5. James GuimondRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Westborough - WESTBOROUGH - James C. Guimond, 69, of Westborough, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Andrea E. "Jill" Guimond.

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  6. A decade of Junior Dublin Literary AwardsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    The Junior Dublin Literary Awards for Thailand will mark their 10-year milestone with a gala dinner and awards ceremony at Bangkok's Rembrandt Hotel today. Thailand's largest English-language essay contest is held yearly by The Nation with support from the Embassy of Ireland, Outsource Client Solutions , Kerry Group and the Irish-Thai Chamber of Commerce.

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  7. Thailand's Military Junta Tries to Rebrand Its Martial Law to Help TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Skift

    Thailand is about to lift martial law. But make no mistake - 10 months after staging a coup, a military junta is still ruling the country, essentially with absolute power, and made clear this week it's not easing up yet.

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  8. Monkey snatches banana from tourist in Thailand and slaps GoPro cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail on Sunday

    On the water with the sea gipsies: Intimate portraits capture life of Borneo's Bajau children who live their whole lives on the ocean King of your own castle! Imposing palaces and stately homes that tourists can stay in Blood-spattered windows, mould in the bathroom and filthy bed linen: Young mother leaves 500 Pontins trip early after disastrous first holiday with autistic son 'Are your tanks filled with orca tears?': SeaWorld Twitter campaign backfires as marine park hashtag #AskSeaWorld is hijacked by animal rights campaigners Terrifying machete stunts, breathtaking scenery and food poisoning! TV host David Brain reveals what REALLY happens when travelling the world to film talent show World's Most Talented The sunken treasures of Greece: From World War II wrecks to technicolour fish, some of the best sights in Messina sit beneath the waves Souk up the sun: Lose yourself in the hustle ... (more)

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  9. 4 Simple Prayers That Could Change the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New Man

    Maybe you know the feeling - when you're heading into a crowded place and you don't know where you're going. You whisper threats to your husband if he dares lose you, and you grab onto his jacket because he's your only hope of getting where you need to go.

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  10. Dazzled and drenchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Nation

    April gets underway today and all over Southeast Asia, thoughts are turning to how to spend the upcoming holiday as the old year gives way to another new circle. April is also the month when the Sun God ramps up the thermometer from hot to extremely hot, depending on where you are - Chiang Mai , Mandalay, Luang Prabang or Bangkok.

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  11. Hot nights, cool roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Nation

    BANGKOK Hot nights, cool room Bangkok always has something for everyone to enjoy whether it's a sunny getaway, a cosmopolitan adventure or a cultural weekend. Explore the city and save with Vie Hotel Bangkok's "Stay 3 pay 2" offer, which gives you one night free for two nights stayed.

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  12. Thailand to lift martial law, military 'deepens dictatorship'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The China Post

    Thail and's junta chief said on Tuesday he would lift martial law but only after replacing it with a new order retaining sweeping powers for the military. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha said he had asked the ailing 87-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej for permission to lift the controversial law, which would then be replaced with special security measures.

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  13. Videocon Telecom's employees get Annual Employee Appraisal results...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Merinews

    Videocon Telecom, the youngest Telco in the country & the telecom arm of the Indian conglomerate Videocon Group has delighted and surprised its employees and the industry alike by announcing annual employee appraisal results and increments before the Financial Year end. Bringing unprecedented encouragement to its employees, Videocon Telecom has also announced a lucrative and higher than industry average salary hike of 18% for its workforce.

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  14. Big discounts, for Thais onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    Hotels in the Pattaya area will offer discounts of up to 50% on rooms from April to October - for Thais only - in hopes of replacing falling numbers of visitors from Russia and Europe. Sanphet Suphabuansathien, president of the Thai Hotels Association Eastern Region, said the number of guests from major markets like Europe and Russia had dropped by about 30%.

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  15. Four Thais seeking evacuation from YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    Smoke rises from an area due to Saudi-led airstrikes in Sana'a, Yemen, Monday. Four Thai people want to leave the country.

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  16. Thai junta chief may force safety reforms in aviation sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Day

    Bangkok - The head of Thailand's ruling junta may use extraordinary constitutional powers to expedite safety improvements in the aviation sector, which is facing international sanctions, the country's transport minister said Monday. The International Civil Aviation Organization this month designated Thailand's air safety standards as a cause for concern.

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  17. Park Regis Kris Kin Dubai Hosts Month-long Feast to Mark Thai New YearRead the original story

    Monday | PR Log

    The Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai is all set to spice up your dining experience throughout the month of April as the hospitality leader organises Songkran Thai Feast at Kris with a View multi-cuisine restaurant to mark the arrival of Thai New Year. PRLog - March 31, 2015 - AL BARSHA, UAE -- The Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai is all set to spice up your dining experience throughout the month of April as the hospitality leader organises Songkran Thai Feast at Kris with a View multi-cuisine restaurant to mark the arrival of Thai New Year.

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  18. Education on a dimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    We've listened to tirades and diatribes from all of society, ranging from educators, to readers, editorialists, parents, students and everyone else I've omitted. We've listened to this stuff for years.

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  19. Not everyone can flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    The dominoes are falling, as China joins Japan, South Korea and Singapore in banning new flights by Thai AirAsia X, Asia Atlantic, NokScoot and other Thailand-based airlines, a show of international concern over lagging safety regulation. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will invoke Section 44 of the interim charter to deal with the recent prohibition of Thai-registered airlines to Japan, South Korea and China.

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  20. Tourist deluge for SongkranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    Tourism revenue during the coming Songkran holiday is expected to grow by 26% to 14.5 billion baht, driven by political stability and aggressive promotions by low-cost carriers . The Tourism Authority of Thailand said domestic tourism would contribute 7.5 billion baht, up 52% from last year, while the remaining 7 billion would come from international tourists, up 6%.

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