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  1. Ex-Jethro Tull bass player Cornick diesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    JETHRO Tull frontman Ian Anderson says original bass player Glenn Cornick, who has died aged 67, brought bravado to the band's early stage performances.


  2. Democratic Voice of Burma: Trapped Burmese migrant workers strike in Chiang MaiRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Burmanet

    Burmese migrant workers are on strike in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. They say they are being held in bonded labour, and that their employer is holding their passports, forcing them to work for as little as 270 Thai baht per day.


  3. Canberra would warn on Thai surrogacy banRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    CANBERRA is ready to campaign to warn Australian couples not to travel to Bangkok for commercial surrogacy if Thailand bans the practice.


  4. Aust official in surrogacy talksRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Nation

    Canberra has made another move to secure the passage for Australian couples using Thailand's surrogacy services so they can bring their babies home.


  5. Baht, bonds rise for 3rd monthRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The Thai baht rose for a third month and bonds gained as the military-led government stoked an economic recovery, spurring inflows to the nation's stocks.


  6. Myanmar e-visa available MondayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Myanmar's Ministry of Immigration and Population website said the e-visa service will go online at 6am Sept 1, offering tourists visas with a maximum stay of 28 days.


  7. Australian official reiterates need for surrogacy solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A high-ranking official from Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is in Bangkok to press Thai authorities to pass a comprehensive surrogacy law and consider special arrangements for the nearly 150 Australian babies stranded in Thailand.


  8. Macey, top politicians honored by Central FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    William Macey, charity chairman of the Pattaya Sports Club, and top Pattaya politicians were honored for the community service by Central Festival Pattaya Beach.


  9. Davide signs Malapascua planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III cited the Capitol-initiated development in Malapascua island, one of Cebu's tourist destinations, in his speech at the 18th Inter-Island Tourism Policy forum.


  10. News from around the Asia Pacific region, Aug 29.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Thailand based BHMAsia expands internationally, P&O Cruise return to Singapore, Bali gets a Courtyard and more... BHMAsia Expands Internationally Based in Thailand, Bespoke Hospitality Management Asia grows portfolio aggressively locally and internationally with 30 more ... (more)


  11. New CentralPlaza to open in Nakhon Si ThammaratRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    Wallaya Chirathivat, centre, senior executive vice president for business development and construction management at Central Pattana, with Narit Ratanaphichetchai, left, CPN Central Pattana yesterday announced plans to invest Bt3.5 billion to develop its 30th shopping complex - this time in Nakhon Si Thammarat.


  12. Interpol investigates 24-year old man for wanting to father hundreds of babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 |

    While it is not unusual for someone to want a "large" family, the fact that 24-year-old Japanese businessman Mitsutoki Shigeta has already sired 16 surrogate babies and alleged told the New Life Clinic in Thailand that he "wants to sire hundreds more," has aroused the suspicions of Interpol 's offices in several countries including Thailand, Japan, ... (more)


  13. City of 11 gatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangkok Post

    Despite its many natural and cultural attractions, the charms of the landlocked province of Roi Et are known to only a few adventurous types who have dared to venture off the well-beaten tourist trail Situated right in the middle of Isan, the country's northeastern region, 512km from Bangkok by road, Roi Et has been a major settlement for more than ... (more)


  14. Four firms shortlisted for Myanmar jet fuel distribution ventureRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    Four firms from Thailand and Singapore will go through to a final round of bidding to form a joint venture in Myanmar for distributing jet fuel with state-owned Myanma Petroleum Products Enterprise , a senior Energy Ministry official said.


  15. Starwood expands presence in Thailand with the debut of Sheraton Samui Resort.Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | 4 Hoteliers

    Starwood has signed the Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand's second largest island after Phuket, the agreement with TCC Hotels Group marks the conversion of the existing 141-room Imperial Samui Beach Resort to a Sheraton, anticipated to take place by December 2014.


  16. Talented athlete dies in Thailand after colliding with glass door, severing arteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Northern Echo

    Jason Flannery, 25, a former pupil at Wensleydale School, in Leyburn, was found dead in a sixth floor flat in tourist resort Pattaya at 3am on Saturday .


  17. BriefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Nation

    Thai Union Frozen Products is interested in buying Bumble Bee Foods from Lion Capital, said the Thai company's chief executive.


  18. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence in Thailand with the Debut of Sheraton Samui ResortRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Hotel Interactive

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced its world-renowned Sheraton brand will continue to expand its footprint in Thailand with the signing of Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand's second largest island after Phuket.


  19. BANGKOK: Popularity of Facebook in Thailand makes its ads effective, companies sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Asia News Network

    Facebook Ads are making their mark among businesses in the Kingdom thanks to the frequency of Thais' daily activity on Facebook.


  20. BANGKOK: AEC 'to open doors' for Thai firmsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Asia News Network

    Consumer-based markets such as Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia appear to be lands of opportunity for Thai companies, the head of Nielsen said after a consumer research on Asean economic integration.