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  1. .com | Thai temple banned from making money off tigersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News24

    Thailand's controversial "Tiger Temple" has been banned from charging tourists to visit dozens of big cats in their care, the parks department said on Saturday, following a dispute between monks and officials over the welfare of the animals. Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua in Thailand's western Kanchanaburi province has long proved a hit among visitors who flock there to visit the monks and be photographed next to their huge feline pets.

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  2. Thailand Royal Navy calls off search for Western Mass. diver Joshua DevineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    A week-long intensive search for a Western Massachusetts native who disappeared off a boat while on a diving vacation in Thailand has officially ended. The mother and sister of Joshua Devine returned Friday to their Enfield homes after spending nearly a week in Thailand talking to U.S. Embassy officials and working with search teams to find more information about his disappearance, said Alison Podworski, owner of Alison May Public Relations and volunteer spokeswoman for the family.

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  3. Thais in Kathmandu 'all safe'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    People search for survivors under the rubble of collapsed buildings in Durbar Square, after an earthquake caused severe damage on Saturday. All Thai nationals in Kathmandu were reported safe after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepalese capital on Saturday, the Foreign Ministry said.

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  4. Prima Yontrarak bugs outRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    With a published book and a future at Stanford University, this 18-year-old junior researcher is well on her way to success At age 18, Prima Yontrarak already has a plan - she wants to be a researcher, a path down which she has already started. Prima's book, Edible Insects And Other Natural Sources Of Nutrients, focuses on the nutritional value of edible bugs, as well as their life cycles and cultivation.

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  5. Satun residents stage more port protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    They said turning the province into an industrial zone would threaten the delicate ecological system that attracts travellers from around the world. "Satun can't be anything else but a tourism province," said Somboon Khamhang, a Satun resident and a leader of the Satun Development Watchdog Group.

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  6. Thailand, China deepen defence tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha welcomes ACM Xu Qiliang, vice-chairman of China's Central Military Commission, at Government House on Friday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Xu Qiliang, vice-chairman of China's Central Military Commission, agreed on Friday to foster defence relations between their armed forces.

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  7. Kingdom of Thailand celebrates Their Majesties 65th royal wedding anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pattaya Mail

    His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Mom Rajawongse Sirikit Kitayakara were married by Her Majesty Queen Sawang Vadhana, the paternal grandmother of His Majesty, at the Sra Pathum Palace in Bangkok on April 28, 1950. This year they are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

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  8. Safe enough to flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    CEO Nadda Buranasiri and his Thai AirAsia X have been cleared for flights between Bangkok and Sapporo, northern Japan. Long-haul no-frills carrier Thai AirAsia X has secured a limited reprieve from Japan to commence planned regular services to Sapporo.

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  9. Singha Estate adopts 'synergy partnership' modelRead the original story

    Thursday | The Nation

    Chief investment officer Longlom Bunnag told a news conference yesterday that the investment budget would be enough if things went according to plan. "This year, we also aim to secure two or three more partners, which will help the company generate profit," he said.

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  10. 'Handy happiness': How glitzy malls are taking over life in BangkokRead the original story

    Wednesday | Asian Correspondent

    Tourists in Thailand searching for the real Bangkokian's lifestyle experience needn't shop at Jatujak Market, have pad thai on Khaosarn Road or go clubbing in Nana. Just go to malls.

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  11. Which Are The World's Top Tourist Cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Investopedia

    The report ranks the world's top tourism destinations by country: For 2014, the top 10 were France, the United States, Spain, China, Italy, Turkey, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation and Thailand. These nearly 1.09 billion travelers represent some $1.16 trillion in international tourism receipts.

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  12. Australian ice addicts head to rehab in ThailandRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Rising numbers of Australian methamphetamine users are travelling to rehabilitation centres in Thailand to beat their habit. The so called 'rehab resorts' offer budget-priced treatment, far away from the possible temptations of home.

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  13. Thailand plays the Russia cardRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Japan Times

    On April 7-8, Dmitry Medvedev became the first Russian prime minister to visit Thailand in 25 years. The Russian leader's visit to Bangkok was excessively publicized both to the benefit of Russia in expanding its presence in Southeast Asia, and to that of the military government of Gen.

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  14. V is for vitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Nation

    PATTAYA V is for vitality The Aisawan Spa at Pullman Pattaya Hotel G offers a naturally relaxing Traditional Thai Massage with Herbal Compresses. The session is designed to release stress, enhance energy and vitality while stimulating the organs and improving blood circulation.

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  15. Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei Invites Guests To Savor Authentic Thai FlavorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ETaiwanNews.com

    To enjoy the delicious dishes and win the prize, please call 2376 3238 for reservations. Travel and dining are always interwoven with each other.

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  16. What Does Thailand's Article 44 Mean for Thailand's International Relations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | CFR.org

    Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha speak during a news conference at the Government House in Bangkok on April 8, 2015. Thailand's ruling junta now has replaced martial law, which had been in force since the coup in May 2014, with legislation under Article 44 of the interim constitution.

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  17. A & S Signature Journeys Names Bhutan, Myanmar & Mozambique as Top Emerging DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Travel World News

    Bhutan, Myanmar, and Mozambique are among the top emerging destinations, according to Sheri Fazleabas, founder and president of A&S Signature Journeys, a boutique tour company that offers the ultimate customized vacations for sophisticated, seasoned travelers. Fazleabas attributes the growing popularity of these destinations to their appeal to travelers who are seeking authentic, "experiential" vacations in the more unspoiled and exotic regions of the world.

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  18. Cancer treatment ads exaggerated, says govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Nation

    WHILE the government cannot prevent cancer patients from flying to China to get radioisotope implants, it will ask the hospitals to tone down their allegedly inflated advertising claims for the treatment's benefits. An initial probe of the hospitals' representative offices in Thailand turned up no evidence of illegal medical practices as they are only information centres referring cancer patients for treatment in China.

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  19. Seven suspects eyed for Samui car bomb attackRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Nation

    Arrest warrants will be issued for up to seven Koh Samui car bomb suspects once sufficient evidence has been collected, national police chief Pol General Somyot Poompanmuang said yesterday. Meanwhile, a high-ranking Internal Security Operations Command official General Phisit Sitthisarn said the car-bomb attack on the tourist island two weeks ago should not affect the junta's ongoing efforts at reconciliation, adding that all parties would be included in the efforts.

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  20. The best islands in the world, as voted for by TripAdvisor usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Independent

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