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  1. Prayut coy on Yingluck travel banRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Asked whether politicians are now allowed to discuss political matters in public, Gen Prayut said the National Council for Peace and Order was taking care of this matter and would decide on a clear set of rules about what kind of statements should be allowed and what should be prohibited. "Some may not be permitted to travel abroad ... the next level may be that they are banned from financial transactions.

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  2. Dispatch: Beth Gerdes' Tips For Getting Back In ShapeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

    Beth Gerdes proudly sports several titles these days-pro triathlete, coach and, most importantly, Mom. Along with boyfriend Luke Mckenzie, Gerdes welcomed daughter Wynne in May of this year.

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  3. Dolomite Mountains Ltd brings Michelin chefs for its new gourmet Ski Safaris.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Italy's active leader in guided and self-guided mountain travel, Dolomite Mountains Ltd. , stirs up pistes in the Dolomites with three Michelin-star-rated chefs for its new gourmet Ski Safaris. The program launching in early winter 2014 is Dolomites Ultimate Culinary Ski Experience: Skiing and Chefs.

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  4. Union wants Labour Ministry to keep out foreign helicopter pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    The Helicopter Pilot Labour Union is seeking help from the Labour Ministry to revise the Alien Working Act to preserve jobs for locals. "The [Civil Aviation] department has revised some conditions and allowed foreign pilots to work in Thailand, which violates the regulation that reserves such work for locals.

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  5. Flower powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Winter has been giving hints that it's almost upon us in recent days and, as with every cool season, there really is no better time than to take your camera for a walk on the wild side. From November to February in Chumphon and Chiang Rai provinces and lots of places in between, a multi-hued carpet of flowers spreads out over the highlands and lowlands as cherry blossom, robusta, water lilies and even adenium open their petals to the sun.

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  6. Tinder guys with tigers aiding animal abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Main offender: Thailand is home to places like the "Tiger Temple" in Kanchanaburi, a so-called sanctuary for tigers that tourists can visit and pose with one of the huge cats for a quick Tinder photo. It's a "thing" on Tinder, apparently.

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  7. Chumphon storm spawns waterspoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    A waterspout whipped up the coast off this southern province on Tuesday as the weather bureau advised travellers to Koh Tao to check conditions in the Gulf of Thailand. The waterspout swirled for 15 minutes about two kilometres off Haad Sairee in Muang district before petering out, according to Kulwadee Norphan, who captured it on her mobile phone and posted it to the "Chumphon Alert" Facebook page.

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  8. Rising Demand Keeps Bali Tourism Ahead Of The CurveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hospitality Net

    C9 Hotelworks Ltd. 9 Lagoon Road, Cherngtalay Thalang, Phuket, 83110 Thailand Phone: +66 7627 1535 Fax: +66 7627 1536 Visit Website Bali's hotels are seeing increased demand despite broader concerns about what seems to be an endless stream of new rooms coming online. In a new report released by leading hospitality firms Horwath HTL and C9 Hotelworks figures show the overseas arrivals though August of this year surged 14% year-on-year.

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  9. Mon Aung entertaining at a road show in Oslo, Norway.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Mon Aung, a musician who left Burma after the 1988 pro-democracy uprising and now resides in Norway, has had an entry visa application rejected by the Burmese Embassy in Bangkok. "I applied for a visa with complete documentation in Bangkok.

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  10. Foreigner dies in Pattaya 7-ElevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Pattaya police received a report a foreigner was unconscious in the convenience store at Soi 5 Kasetsin, Nong Prue subdistrict, Bang Lamung district. Police sent to the scene reported they found the man, in his 50s, dead in the middle of the store, with no signs of injury.

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  11. Thai orphan shuns Kim Kardashian adoption offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News10.net

    Thai orphan shuns Kim Kardashian adoption offer BANGKOK - From obscurity in a coastal Thai orphanage, a 13-year-old girl named Pink has become an internet hero. Check out this story on news10.net: http://usat.ly/1zRDnP5 BANGKOK - From obscurity in a coastal Thai orphanage, a 13-year-old girl named Pink has become an Internet hero.

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  12. BangkokRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2013 | Xtra!

    A place of great beauty, Prathet Thai, "land of the free," Bangkok has stunning landscapes, tropical vegetation, idyllic beaches, shimmering temples of gold, and people who are generous with their smiles. The foundations of this society are Buddhism and the monarchy.

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  13. MoreRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | VietNam News

    Viet Nam's head coach Toshyia Miura made it clear in the pre-match conference that his team want to beat Laos today in their second match at the ongoing ASEAN Football Federation Cup at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi. V-League defending champions Becamex Binh Duong have signed a one-year contract with overseas Vietnamese midfield player Michael Nguyen.

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  14. 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Myanmar rattles Chiang Rai provinceRead the original story

    Monday | Pattaya Mail

    BANGKOK, 24 November 2014 An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale has erupted in the Tachilek town of Myanmar yesterday at 6:49 p.m., sending aftershocks traveling to Chiang Rai province of Thailand. The Seismological Bureau under the Meteorological Department reported that the quake originated about 14 kilometers northwest of Chiang Rai province and was 13 kilometers deep.

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  15. Dispatch: Luke McKenzie Ready For Challenge PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Inside Triathlon

    Ironman champion Luke McKenzie makes his Challenge Laguna Phuket racing debut this Sunday in Thailand. I caught up with the proud new papa to learn how parenthood is treating him and what he's looking forward to about this weekend's race.

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  16. Siam Paragon prepares for improved economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Nation

    Siam Paragon, which is celebrating its ninth anniversary this year, has adopted key strategies to cash in on a rebounding economy and to position itself as a world-class shopping destination. "For more than nine years, Siam Paragon has enjoyed considerable success," senior chief marketing officer Mayuree Chaipromprasith said.

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  17. Lessons from the road: getting closer to customersRead the original story

    Monday | The Nation

    Thailand is not the place it was when I last worked here full-time. This was six years ago, just as the smartphone was making its entrance onto the world stage.

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  18. Airports of ThailandRead the original story

    Monday | The Nation

    Airports of Thailand Plc Investment thesis Expectations of strong earnings growth through to March 2015, buoyed by tourism high season and a broad recovery in visitor arrivals should boost the share price going forward. Moreover, AOT 's strong core profit expansion profile will make for further share price appreciation, we believe.

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  19. Yingluck saw the coup comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Bangkok Post

    Yingluck Shinawatra said she knew from the day she became prime minister her administration would end up toppled from power in a military coup, just as her brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, was. Ms Yingluck, in her first public interview since she was ousted, defended her administration and rejected accusations of corruption, comparing the coup to a carjacking.

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  20. Books accuse Thailand of being deadly, and democratically backwardRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Nation

    It seems that in the Western world, one new book after another is criticising Thailand for being either "democratically backward" or a "deadly destination" for tourists. The UK's Telegraph last week reported that Thai police had banned the sale in Thailand of "A Kingdom in Crisis: Thailand's Struggle for Democracy in the Twenty-First Century".

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