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  1. China's Li Keqiang visits Bangkok with Thai junta craving alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Straits Times

    Chinese premier Li Keqiang on Friday signed an agreement to help construct a railway through Thailand, as the kingdom's junta seeks diplomatic support after their coup was given short shrift by US and European allies. The dual-track railway, part of a 1,400 kilometre vision of linking China's southwestern hub city of Kunming with Asia's second busiest port of Singapore, is the centrepiece of Li's one-night visit, a Thai government spokesman told AFP.

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  2. After tsunami, fishermen fight against tide of tourism in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  3. Aunt Cece and Her Pecan Pie Make Their WSJ DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newley Purnell

    Longtime Newley.com readers will recall that I have blogged, in past years, about my Aunt Cece's pecan pie . I'm happy to say that her fantastic dish figures in this story I wrote for WSJ Expat about connections that folks who live abroad feel to food from home: American holidays and customs resonate strongly with me during this time of year, even amid the heat and sunshine of my adopted Southeast Asian home.

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  4. After Tsunami, Fishermen Struggle Against Tide of Tourism in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    After the tsunami pounded Thailand's Andaman Sea coast a decade ago, the ethnic Moklen fishing communities that have lived here for generations buried their dead, fought off land grabs to rebuild their homes, and-surprisingly-sighed in relief. The tsunami had destroyed sprawling seafront luxury resorts that had blocked public access to the sea and had halted the rampant tourism that threatened to push the Moklen fishermen off their ancestral lands in Phang Nga province, north of the resort island of Phuket.

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  5. Emporium reopens B3bn makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The Emporium shopping complex on Sukhumvit Road has reopened after a renovation lasting more than seven months. Retail space has been expanded by 20% to 25,000 square metres.

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  6. Pattaya Consular Outreach Dates for 2015Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The American Citizen Services section of the American Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to inform you of our upcoming Embassy consular visits in 2015. Consular staff will be available to provide services in Pattaya on the following dates: Appointments are not needed for consular services during outreach visits.

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  7. Emergency responders declare themselves ready for peak seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    Pattaya area police, medical and business groups declared themselves ready for the peak of the high season and any land or marine accidents that may come with it. Representatives from the Pattaya and Tourist police, marine rescue agencies, the Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan Foundation, Pattaya Business & Tourism Association and Bangkok Hospital Pattaya met with the media Dec. 11 to outline their preparedness.

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  8. Party's on in Bangkok for New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Bangkok is the world's 10th most popular destination among global travellers looking for a place to celebrate the New Year holiday, says TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. An aerial view of Bangkok's Wat Arun on the Chao Phraya River.

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  9. How to survive Thailand's Full Moon partyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    When 29-year-old lawyer, Shayla Gibbons, first left New Zealand in 2011, for a 6-month adventure around South-East Asia, she never thought she would end up in a Thai clinic, fearing for her friend's lives. A last-minute decision to attend a New Year Full Moon party on the Thai island of Ko Pha Ngan is something Turangi-born Gibbons now regrets.

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  10. Pattaya launches night-time beach patrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Pattaya Mail

    Area police and political officials inaugurated Pattaya's new police beach patrols with cartoon characters, but are assuring tourists its new commitment to safety won't be comical. Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai, Banglamung District Chief Sakchai Taengho, Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome, and Tourist Police commander Pol.

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  11. Chinese tourists need guidance in ThailandRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Nation

    It is good to see that the Chinese government, together with China's media and online community, are working in tandem to bring order and to instil acceptable manners among Chinese tourists visiting foreign countries. However, there are more problems than meet the eye here.

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  12. Russian Tourists Are Canceling Their Vacation Plans In ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | SFGate

    Hard times have fallen on Pattaya, a beach resort about 60 miles southeast of Bangkok, as Russian tourists cancel their vacation plans amid the collapse of the ruble . "Hotel room reservations from the Russian market have already dropped by 70% for this high season," Sanpetch Suppabawonsathien, president of the Thai Hotels Association, told the Bangkok Post .

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  13. Driving down memory laneRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Nation

    The Vintage Car Club of Thailand recently organised the 12th Vintage Car Parade in a campaign to preserve restoration of classic cars as well as promote tourism at the nostalgic beachside resorts of Cha Am and Hua Hin. The parade consisted of 50 vintage cars driven from Bangkok to Hua Hin.

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  14. Beach Republic Named One of Asia's Top 5 Beach Hotels by Now Travel Asia MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Beach Republic was crowned a winner at the Third Annual 2014 Now Travel Asia Awards held during a lavish ceremony at the Phatumwan Princess Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. Nearly 400,000 votes were received from both subscribers and members of the public who selected their favorite Asian destinations, hotels, airlines, restaurants and more.

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  15. Airports of Thailand sees passengers rising 6% to 10% in 2014/15Read the original story

    Yesterday | Business Times

    "The situation is back to normal, which makes more foreign tourists travel to Thailand," acting president Nirandra Theeranartsin told reporters on Thursday. The prolonged turmoil badly hurt confidence and tourism, which accounts for about 10 per cent of the Thai economy.

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  16. Toronto man says hunt for 'Elizabeth Gallagher' about paying it forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The London Free Press

    Until about a month ago, Jordan Axani was just a 28-year-old in Toronto who simply didn't want to let a bargain-price round-the-world ticket under his ex-girlfriend's name go to waste. When he posted online a call for an "Elizabeth Gallagher" with a passport and a fondness for travel to step up and make use of the ticket for free, he didn't expect it to go viral.

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  17. Tanking Ruble Hits Russian Tourists, Thai HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Russia's plunging currency is creating serious concerns for Thailand's multi-billion dollar tourism industry, already suffering for the past year because of political upheaval that culminated in the May 22 bloodless military coup. With the ruble crashing to record lows against the U.S. dollar and other currencies, Russians are cutting back on spending, including overseas travel.

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  18. Russians give Pattaya a big missRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    The sharp devaluation of Russia's rouble has dealt a big blow to Thai tourism with falling reservations from Russian tourists during this high season. A foreign tourist feeds a pineapple to an elephant at an elephant feeding event held recently in Surin province.

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  19. BANGKOK: Chinese barbarians at the boarding gateRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Chinese authorities and state-run media seem to have finally lost their patience with bad-mannered tourists from the mainland following an incident aboard a China-bound flight from Thailand. Last Thursday a low-cost flight to the Chinese city of Nanjing was forced to return to Bangkok after a Chinese passenger scalded a cabin attendant and another threatened to blow up the plane.

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  20. 11 Incredible Out Adventures To Experience Before You DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Queerty

    It's that time of year. Dead of Winter is here in the West, and we're dreaming of fantastic escapes.

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