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  1. UN chief says save migrants, deal with cause of flightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Ethnic Rohingya women queue up for food at a temporary shelter in Bayeun, Aceh province, Indonesia, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Thousands of migrants, Bangladeshis and minority ethnic Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, have washed ashore in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand since May 10. Thousands more are believed to be trapped at sea, and the United Nations has warned that time is running out to save them.

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  2. UN chief says save migrants, deal with cause of flightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Ethnic Rohingya gather before receiving medical treatments at temporary shelter in Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, May 22, 2015. Thousands of refugees and migrants have washed ashore in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, about half Rohingya and the rest from Bangladesh, according to the International Organization for Migration.

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  3. Save migrants, deal with cause of flight: UN chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Ethnic Rohingya gather before receiving medical treatments at temporary shelter in Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, May 22, 2015. Photo: AP UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants to flee by sea, leaving many still stranded in boats.

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  4. Robert Bateman returns to the GalapagosRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MacLeans

    It is cooler than you would expect on the equator, when you are perched on the black rubber pontoon of a Zodiac, dropping into the sea. There are 65 or so of us-travellers, as well as guides and naturalists, gathered at Punta Vicente Roca, a dive site in the Galapagos, as the afternoon sun blazes overhead.

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  5. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to reporters in Hanoi, Vietnam on Saturday. Photo: APRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants to flee by sea, leaving many still stranded in boats. Ban said he has been discussing the emergency with regional leaders in Myanmar, Malaysia and Thailand, among others, and urged them to provide search and rescue operations and options for resettlement and reintegration.

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  6. Market Report, "The Future of Airlines in Thailand to 2019: Market Profile", publishedRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    It provides detailed analysis on key trends and issues, market size and forecasts, key performance indicators and competitive landscape in the Ukrainian airlines market. The report also includes an overview of the Ukrainian travel and tourism industry covering key trends, barriers to tourism and tourist attractions with a detailed SWOT analysis of the tourism industry in Thailand.

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  7. Bangkok Bar Crawl offers its night tour packages to explore BangkokRead the original story

    Thursday | Release News

    There are many nightclubs in Bangkok which can charge a high price for first time visitors. To avoid embarrassment and humiliation, customers are forced to pay the price as dictated.

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  8. Chinese Direct-Marketing Companies are Sending Employees on Mega Tours AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Skift

    In this May 8, 2015 file photo, employees of the Tiens Group, a Chinese company which sells medicinal products, including via direct marketing, cheer as they attend a parade organized by CEO Li Jinyuan as part of a four-day celebration weekend for the 20th anniversary of his company, on the Promenade des Anglais, Nice, southeastern France. All-expenses-paid trips to reward top salespeople aren't unusual, but direct marketing companies that are the Chinese versions of Amway, Avon and Herbalife are taking it to an extreme by sending thousands of Chinese abroad on package tours.

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  9. Government promotes community-based tourismRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Nation

    THE Department of Tourism has stepped up its strategy to boost community-based tourism in a bid to improve the country's competitiveness in the international travel market especially with the approach of the Asean Economic Community . The strategy involves in-depth studies of consumer behaviour, development of appropriate marketing approaches, product and service development, tourism management, and organisation development in order to promote sustainable tourism growth in selected local communities.

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  10. CBRE sees big demand for pricey condos in BangkokRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Nation

    WHILE 2015 is viewed as a challenging year for condominium sales across all grades, underpinned by weak economic growth, CBRE has experienced a promising start to the year with several successful launches of luxury and super-luxury residential projects. In the first quarter, CBRE represented projects including Parc Priva, Nimit Langsuan, The Diplomat 39 and Four Seasons Private Residences, all of which have been well received by the top-end market.

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  11. US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    U.S Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken talks to journalists during a press conference at American Center, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Blinken says those fleeing Myanmar "are in despair and don't see a future when they are in internally displaced persons camps."

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  12. China's mega-tours draw attention abroad, critique at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Beijing a All-expenses-paid trips to reward top salespeople aren't unusual, but direct marketing companies that are the Chinese versions of Amway, Avon and Herbalife are taking it to an extreme by sending thousands abroad on package tours. One company is sending 12,700 salespeople to Thailand on a tour that continues until next week.

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  13. From Frying Pan Lake and Flaming Mountains to a city below...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    A slice of heaven! Incredible pizzeria floats in the middle of the OCEAN off the coast of Fiji A floating blue cottage, plastic wisteria... and mysterious bumps in the night: What it's REALLY like sleeping in the fully functioning house sailing down London's River Thames Stars in reasonably priced cars: Controversial Jeremy Clarkson STILL the star men would most like to go on a road trip with From the Vegas Strip to Costa Rica's Irazu Volcano: Incredible timelapse shows how tourist destinations have changed over time Struggling start-up airline promising no baggage fees, free WiFi and low fares aims to raise $5million through crowdfunding The most relaxing airport experience ever? Inventor creates driverless buggy to whisk passengers from car park to terminal gate without having to walk a step Dubai goes green! Plans unveiled for ambitious Sustainable City in the desert with a 100% ... (more)

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  14. US readies air patrols in search for Rohingya boat peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMIR 6

    In the past three weeks some thousands of people, mainly Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar a... . Ethnic rohingya women eat candy at a temporary shelter in Lhoksukon, Aceh province, Indonesia, Thursday, May 21, 2015.

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  15. Search continues for stranded boat people from Myanmar and BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    In this Wednesday, May 20, 2015 file photo, migrants sit on their boat as they wait to be rescued by Acehnese fishermen on the sea off East Aceh, Indonesia. Many of the thousands of migrants abandoned at sea in Southeast Asia this month are Rohingya Muslims who fled their home country of Myanmar.

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  16. Tourist dies after getting his head caught in malfunctioning lift...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    A slice of heaven! Incredible pizzeria floats in the middle of the OCEAN off the coast of Fiji A floating blue cottage, plastic wisteria... and mysterious bumps in the night: What it's REALLY like sleeping in the fully functioning house sailing down London's River Thames Stars in reasonably priced cars: Controversial Jeremy Clarkson STILL the star men would most like to go on a road trip with From the Vegas Strip to Costa Rica's Irazu Volcano: Incredible timelapse shows how tourist destinations have changed over time Struggling start-up airline promising no baggage fees, free WiFi and low fares aims to raise $5million through crowdfunding The most relaxing airport experience ever? Inventor creates driverless buggy to whisk passengers from car park to terminal gate without having to walk a step Dubai goes green! Plans unveiled for ambitious Sustainable City in the desert with a 100% ... (more)

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  17. The Latest on Rohingya: UN estimates 3,000 still adriftRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The U.N. refugee agency is estimating that over 3,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants - or even more - could still be adrift in the Andaman Sea. The exact numbers are not known, but the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says it triangulated reports in the media and other sources and estimates the current number could be over 3,000 - or more that no one knows about.

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  18. Feature: More Chinese tourists to visit Thailand under new tourism incentivesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    More Chinese tourists will be visiting Thailand this year as Chinese travel agencies offer more perks and incentives to their compatriots who want to visit Bangkok and other popular tourist destinations in the country, according to a senior Thai tourism official. In an interview on Friday, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand for East Asia Sisuda Vanapinyosak told Xinhua that some 12,700 Chinese have visited Thailand earlier this month and many more Chinese guests will be coming to Thailand with the new perks given by tourist operators in Chinese mainland.

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  19. Police crack down on tuk-tuk cheatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Misinforming tourists that a historic Bangkok site is closed and taking them shopping instead is a well-known underground business, especially among tuk-tuk drivers. It is finally getting some police attention.

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  20. Community HappeningsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pattaya Mail

    The next meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club will be on Sunday, May 24. Everyone is warmly welcome. Hans Fritschi will give a presentation on Discovery Garden; a private Pattaya Botanical Garden specializing in rare or widely unknown tropical plants.

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