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  1. Transport links will make Thailand regional hub: PMRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    IMPROVED transport connectivity between Thailand and its neighbours will propel this country into becoming a true regional centre, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said. He made the remark on his weekly television programme yesterday.


  2. Central Plaza Hotel maintains dividend rate despite tough 2014Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    CENTRAL PLAZA Hotel has proposed a Bt0.40-per-share dividend payment, the same as last year, as the result of sustained business growth. The company reported revenue of Bt18.2 billion last year, an increase of Bt826 million year on year, despite being affected by the tense political situation and declining consumer demand during most of 2014.


  3. All aboard ... and fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife Naraporn ride a Japanese high-speed train from Tokyo to Osaka on Feb 10, 2015. After taking high-speed trains in China and Japan, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is considering bringing faster rail service to Thailand.


  4. The Roosevelt Hotel Bringing Hollywood Glam to Asian Gambling Hub MacauRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The icon of Hollywood's Golden Era, the Roosevelt , is coming to Macau, as the Asian gambling hub seeks to add revenue streams other than gaming, with income from mainland China slowing fast. Macau's gaming revenues are seven times higher than those in Las Vegas, but the former Portuguese colony has suffered from a downturn in the economy in China, as well as a crackdown on corruption, both of which have led to a drop in visitors from mainland China.


  5. Tourist cleans Thailand streets out of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CNN

    Some want to swim at Ko Phi Phi, where Leonardo DiCaprio found beauty in "The Beach." Some want to see if the pad thai in the Chang Mai night market tastes better than it does at their favorite Thai restaurant back home.


  6. Court voids 'secured' foreigner leasesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    In a shock decision by the Phuket Civil Court, backed by the Region 8 Appellate Court, it has been ruled that so-called "secured leases" offered by some real estate developers to allow foreigners to secure a cast-iron 90-year lease are not valid. The case is now to go to the Supreme Court.


  7. Two Injured After Blaze at Mae Sot Migrant SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A fire at a migrant school in the Thai-Burma border town of Mae Sot on Wednesday evening injured two students and destroyed four boarding houses. The fire at the Mae Tao Clinic's school, the Children's Development Centre , founded by Dr. Cynthia Maung, spread from a nearby sugarcane field and quickly destroyed the boarding houses which are situated on the site where new clinic buildings are planned.


  8. Travel and Tourism in Thailand to 2019 - New Market Study PublishedRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    ... analysis, information, and insights, including: * Historic and forecast tourist volumes covering the entire Thailand Travel and Tourism sector * Detailed analysis of tourist spending patterns in Thailand for various categories in the Travel and ...


  9. Don't emulate ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    In the last century, the Soviet Union was a world power. China has now replaced the old Soviet Union.


  10. Changi Airport's passenger traffic down 3.8% in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Passenger traffic at Changi Airport declined 3.8 per cent on-year to 4.42 million last month, while flight movements fell 5.2 per cent to 28,800. SINGAPORE: A total of 4.42 million passengers passed through Changi Airport in January 2015, a drop of 3.8 per cent from the previous year, according to latest figures released by the Changi Airport Group on Friday .


  11. Colors of the East brings flowers, road detours to PattayaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The Colors of the East street fair kicks off Feb. 26 with lots of flowers, a parade and plenty of traffic detours. Themed "Flowers of the Beach," the Feb. 26-March 1 festival is aimed at promoting tourism for the eastern provinces of Chonburi, Rayong, Trat and Chantaburi.


  12. Eco tourism: Feed and bathe Asia's elephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    In past years, elephants helped build Asia as part of a necessary transportation infrastructure. Over the years they have been abused.


  13. Community HappeningsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The next meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club will be on Sunday, March 1. Everyone is warmly welcome. Club member John Lynham will give a presentation on his recent trip to Japan.


  14. Top travel photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Due to a number of media clips of badly behaved tourists going viral on Thai social media over the past few weeks, the Chiang Mai Tourism Business Association had an urgent meeting to try to find solutions for the problem. A tourist poses for a picture at Wat Doi Suthep, the temple where another tourist kicked a holy bell causing a furor on Thai social media.


  15. Tourism group says Thailand needs better infrastructure and neighbourly connectionsRead the original story

    Thursday | The Nation

    Thailand needs to improve air connectivity with neighbouring countries and its own infrastructure if it wants to boost arrivals, according to the Pacific Asia Travel Association. "Asean nations are integrating into a single market that will bring more opportunity for Thai tourism because 64 per cent of arrivals in the region are intra-tourists and the percentage will increase dramatically," PATA chief executive officer Mario Hardy said yesterday.


  16. Thailand's power womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangkok Post

    Sunee Seripanu, CEO of the Mc Group, Wandee Khunchornyakong, CEO of SPCG Plc, Yuwadee Chirathivat, CEO of the Central Department Store Group, Somporn Juangroongruangkit, chairman of the Thai Summit Group, and Chadatip Chutrakul, CEO of Siam Piwat Co. Five Thais made Forbes Asia magazine's list of the Asia's 50 most powerful businesswomen this year, the most since the list was begun in 2012.


  17. BANGKOK: It's time to reform Thai BuddhismRead the original story

    Thursday | Asia News Network

    Calls for religious reform are growing following a spate of reports detailing monks' misdemeanours and controversies involving the Dhammakaya Temple and its abbot Phra Dhammachayo. Dhammakaya is one among many temples giving priority to amassing wealth by encouraging worshippers to donate large sums.


  18. Stuck in limbo, Bangkok's hidden urban refugees scrape byRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    They were a middle-class family in Pakistan, living in a comfortable three-bedroom apartment with a modern kitchen and a PlayStation for the three kids. Fluent in English, the father ran his own moving company while the mother taught art.


  19. Thailand: for your biking needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangkok Post

    With increasing popularity, cycling is featured more often in the media, both as good and bad news. Recently a unique biking video was posted on YouTube.


  20. TAA route map set to multiplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangkok Post

    Secondary destinations and interregional routes in Thailand are the name of the new game for Thai AirAsia , as all trunk lines have been filled up. The country's biggest low-cost carrier is proceeding with the strategy in order to create new travel markets and expand its domestic network.