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  1. Changi Airport crosses 54 million passenger mark in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore Changi Airport starts 2015 on a 'positive note', recording more than 54 million passenger movements in 2014, the most in its 33-year history. SINGAPORE: Changi Airport managed 54.1 million passenger movements in 2014, the most in its 33-year history, said Changi Airport Group in a media release on Thursday .

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  2. Changi Airport receives 54.1 million passengers in 2014, up 0.7%Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Times

    IN a year when the aviation industry faced headwinds, Singapore's Changi Airport saw 54.1 million passengers for 2014 as a whole, inching up 0.7 per cent from 2013, although flight movements dipped 0.7 per cent to 341,390 take-offs and landings. IN a year when the aviation industry faced headwinds, Singapore's Changi Airport saw 54.1 million passengers for 2014 as a whole, inching up 0.7 per cent from 2013, although flight movements dipped 0.7 per cent to 341,390 take-offs and landings.

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  3. Thailand Accuses US of Meddling in its PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Thailand accused the United States on Wednesday of meddling in its political affairs, saying many Thais had been hurt by remarks of a visiting US envoy who criticized actions by the ruling military junta. The long-time US ally expressed its displeasure about remarks on Monday by Assistant US Secretary of State for East Asia Daniel Russel by summoning the US charge d'affaires Patrick Murphy to the Foreign Ministry in Bangkok.

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  4. Bangkok DaysRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lost In Translation

    I suppose Lawrence Osborne's memoir, Bangkok Days isn't for everyone since the Bangkok it describes is that of single middle aged men running away, hiding, searching, or just living out their last days in a vital and potentially decadent city: "Bangkok is where some go when they feel they no longer can be loved, when they give up." It is also a city that I have returned to many times over the years as I have used it as a base to travel to other countries , attended conferences in or in Thailand , and have visited friends who briefly lived there.

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  5. Plenty to explore among readersa favorite south-of-Kellogg restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Denise Neil has the latest Wichita restaurant news, with comings & goings, recent reviews, the question of the week and more. They're out east, adding to congestion on Rock Road or gobbling up prime real estate at Bradley Fair and the Plazzio.

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  6. Hot Deal: Book Early to Get Up to 15% Off at Allamanda Laguna PhuketRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 28, 2015 - Phuket, Thailand - Step into a world of relaxation and inspiration, now all at a more affordable cost, at Allamanda Laguna Phuket in Thailand. Book early and grab the Hot Deal recently launched by this accommodation in Phuket town.

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  7. Thailand warns US to mind its own business over politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Times

    BANGKOK: Thailand warned the United States against meddling in its political affairs on Wednesday, saying many Thais had been hurt by the remarks of a visiting US envoy who took a swipe at the ruling military junta's undemocratic practices. Thailand, a long-time US ally, remains under martial law following a coup last May, and the junta says a general election is at least a year away.

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  8. The 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations Of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    From vineyards tucked away in the foothills of the Alps to a surprising newcomer in upstate New York, these are the most exciting wine destinations to visit this year. The Finger Lakes region in upstate New York is a soon to be widely talked about local secret.

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  9. Thailand accuses U.S. of meddling in its politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Thailand accused the United States on Wednesday of meddling in its political affairs, saying many Thais had been hurt by remarks of a visiting U.S. envoy who criticized actions by the ruling military junta. The long-time U.S. ally expressed its displeasure about remarks on Monday by Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for East Asia Daniel Russel by summoning the U.S. charge d'affaires Patrick Murphy to the Foreign Ministry in Bangkok.

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  10. Tourism forum expects bright future for SE AsiaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    Tourism operators in Southeast Asia expect huge arrival numbers, while Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar will play a great role in this. Travel experts predict a bright future for the hospitality industry in the region, with arrivals to surpass 100 million this year, up from 99.5 million in 2013 and compared with an estimated 109 million in 2014.

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  11. Singapore eyes consulate for PhuketRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Dr Punlop said the idea was raised by Gabriel Liow, counsellor to the Singapore Embassy's administrative and consular affairs section, when he paid a courtesy call on him during a visit to the island province. Singapore plans to conduct surveys on major provinces in Thailand popular with holidaying Singaporeans or those who are working.

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  12. Death probe ongoingRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    Police investigation of the January 24 case in which three Myanmar workers were found shot dead at a Chai Buri district rubber plantation was ongoing and had made progress, Surat Thani police chief said yesterday. Pol Maj-General Apichat Boonsriroj said police treated crimes committed against Myanmar workers with the same diligence it used to treat those committed against Thais, adding that the Myanmar Embassy would be kept updated.

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  13. Get Away on a "Pop-Up" 340 Km Cycle Tour This Chinese New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PR.com

    SpiceRoads Cycle Tours has developed a 4-day "Pop-Up" road bike tour - the Chinese New Year Road Ride from February 19 - 22, 2015 along the southeast coast of Thailand. This tour has been designed for anyone wanting to take advantage of the Chinese New Year holiday, ride hard and explore a different part of Asia.

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  14. Thailand summons US diplomat over critical remarksRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | KRON 4

    Thailand's military government summoned the U.S. charge d'affairs for talks on Wednesday after a top U.S. diplomat roiled the junta during a visit by calling for an end to martial law and saying the impeachment of a former prime minister could be politically motivated. Daniel Russel, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, made the comments during a university speech in Bangkok on Monday.

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  15. US statement 'wounded' Thailand, Deputy Foreign Minister saysRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Thailand on Wednesday expressed disappointment at the recent comments made by a US top official, saying the US is interfering with its domestic political situations. Deputy Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said the statements made by US Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel during his visit in Bangkok had caused "wounds" to Thais.

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  16. Thai junta leader blasts US envoy's remarks, calls himself a 'democratic soldier'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    UPDATE: U.S. Charges d'Affaires W. Patrick Murphy was reportedly summoned by Thailand's Foreign Ministry Wednesday following diplomat Daniel Russel's call for Thailand to lift martial law . Thai PBS reported : "Thai Foreign Ministry today summoned the US charge d'affaires to protest over its top diplomat Daniel Russel's call for the lifting of martial law which it considered an interference of the country's internal affairs."

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  17. Dining / The Thirst for ThailandRead the original story

    Yesterday | Canberra City News

    "Jeff is soon to change the menu, but promises to keep the dishes regulars crave most. He's almost afraid to take them off," writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON IF you have a thirst for the tantalising tastes of Thai food, head to West Row where you'll find a restaurant operated by hospitality veterans Justin and Jeff Piper.

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  18. RSTA plans to double area's trading...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Retail, wholesale and hotel operators around Ratchaprasong intersection plan to allocate a combined 60 billion baht to make the area an important retail destination in Asean over the next three years. The plan also expects to double the number of visitors and boost the location's image among tourists in the region when the Asean Economic Community comes into effect at the end of this year.

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  19. Kickboxing legends collide as Vorn Viva faces Jomhod Kiatadisak in Full Metal Dojo 4 main eventRead the original story

    Tuesday | MMA Mania

    Two of the most successful kickboxers that the neighboring countries of Thailand and Cambodia have ever produced will clash in the main event of Full Metal Dojo 4, as Muay Thai legend Jomhod Kiatadisak takes on Kun Khmer veteran Vorn Viva. Jomhod is a former Lumpinee and Rajadamnern champion who won at least 19 major titles during his career in stand-up fighting and was one of the first Thai fighters to travel to Europe to compete, defeating pioneers like Ramon Dekkers and Ivan Hippolyte.

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  20. Billions to be spent upgrading RatchaprasongRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Nation

    RETAIL and property giants yesterday announced a combined Bt60 billion worth of investment projects to turn the Ratchaprasong area into one of the top downtown districts in Asia, rivalling Singapore's Orchard Road, Japan's Ginza and Hong Kong's Central district. Chai Srivikorn, president of the Ratchaprasong Square Trade Association, said new projects being developed by Central Group, Minor Group, The Erawan Group, Gaysorn Property Group, Platinum Group and other members of the association, would create "a major tourism phenomenon in Asia".

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