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  1. Amir Sadollah Discusses His Two Year Absence From MMARead the original story

    1 hr ago | 411mania.com

    Here are the highlights... On His Two Year Absence From MMA : "Just a string of injuries. It's stupid, it's part of the sport, but sometimes things just pile up.

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  2. Discover Special Wedding Offers at Five-Star Hotel Bangkok From Now - 31st Dec '14Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Discovery is at the heart of the Renaissance brand, and at a chic Renaissance luxury hotel in Bangkok, Thailand , couples organizing their wedding by the end of 2014 are invited to explore unique offerings and enjoy special discounts. Whether planning a traditional ballroom celebration or looking for an exclusive site with contemporary flair, the sky is the limit at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, where wedding venues include the second floor Royal Maneeya Ballroom and the 33rd floor Azure Sky Studio.

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  3. Living by the swordRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    Phuket's famous Vegetarian Festival returns to the resort town next Wednesday and almost all the locals and many of the visitors will be refraining from consuming meat or alcohol and shunning sex for the entire nine days. The festival reveals the enigmatic side of the Pearl of the Andaman though the island still remains one of the best places in Thailand to wear a bikini.

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  4. Thailand 'not always safe' for touristsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    "What you need to do is explain to foreigners that it is not always safe everywhere," said the PM, who also is the army chief. "They think it's safe like where they are from, everywhere and at any time, but our country still has problems."

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  5. 1,500 more traffic ...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Learning > Learning From News 300 Bangkok intersections to get CCTV cameras to catch traffic violators running red lights, after which tickets will be sent which they can pay for at 7-11 or banks. of three to five years.

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  6. Tourism slump continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The predicted recovery of tourism in the post-coup era remains elusive, with statistics for August showing international arrivals down 11.85% from the same month a year ago. For the first eight months of this year, foreign arrivals to Thailand totalled 15.7 million, down 10.66% from 17.57 million in the same period last year, the Department of Tourism reported on its website.

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  7. Clay Telecom Introduces IP Calling in ThailandRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PR Log

    Clay Telecom, a leading voice and data solutions provider has recently introduced IP Calling in Thailand. Now Clay Prepaid SIM subscribers can experience hassle-free mobility services.

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  8. The Ultimate Wanderlist: 60 Cities To Visit Before You DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Lifehack.org

    It's never too late to go on a holiday you'll never forget. Or 60 holidays! Here's a list of 60 of the best cities to visit, according to tourists around the globe.

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  9. TAA flies Krabi-GuangzhouRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Guangzhou: Thai AirAsia is strengthening its network in China with the launch of a new route aimed at the renewed surge in arrivals from the world's most populous country. Thailand's largest low-cost carrier will begin non-stop daily service connecting Krabi with the southern-Chinese economic hub of Guangzhou on Nov 6. The Krabi-Guangzhou flight will its 14th Thailand-China air route and one of the 10 Chinese destinations served by TAA, forming what is believed to be the largest China network abroad by a non-Chinese carrier.

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  10. BANGKOK: Minister wants to transform Thailand as 'weekend destination'Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Thai Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul aims to make Thailand a "regional weekend destination" and one of the top five Asian sport venues. "For tourism, the government will push Thailand as a weekend destination for tourists from Asean countries.

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  11. Three taxi apps compete for top place in 'e-hailing' marketRead the original story

    Monday | The Nation

    Taking a taxi in Bangkok is now easier even during rush hours or rainy days, thanks to applications designed and developed to help people hail a cab from their smartphone rather than having to go out to the street and wave their hands. Currently, there are three such the apps available in Bangkok: Easy Taxi, GrabTaxi and Uber.

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  12. Full Moon Party: tourist lunacy versus local beautyRead the original story

    Monday | The Nation

    Koh Pha-ngan is among Thailand's most popular islands for tourists from all over the world. This small island, with an area of 194.3 square kilometres, lies in the southwestern part of the Gulf of Thailand and is located in Surat Thani province.

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  13. Thailand MMA and Muay Thai Training ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BloodyElbow

    I figured while I was traveling, and training I would create a blog about it. This is my first post for those interested in training there....... Thailand is the Mecca for kickboxing, but to get exceptional training expect to pay exceptionally high prices.

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  14. Muay Thai Results: How did the best fighters perform in the past month?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BloodyElbow

    Don't think Muay Thai is all diminutive fellas and blindfolds like this 'fight' in Chiang Mai:; Bangkok is where the best fight the best - James Adams HD footage and summaries from the last month of high-profile bouts in Bangkok feauturing Petchboonchu, Sam-A and more. To those who were happy with the increased exposure of the Bangkok Muay Thai scene on Bloody Elbow, never fear, we will still be your one-stop shop for everything Thai! Unfortunately, circumstances have kept me from posting too much these past few weeks, but don't worry, I've still been watching and taking note of the goings on, so I hope this article will bring everyone up to speed with how the best fighters in the sport have been getting on.

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  15. British tourists found murdered in Thailand following Full Moon beach partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Record

    THE man and woman were found on a beach on the island of Koh Tao early this morning shortly after a beach party attended by around 50 people. Thai workers carry the bodies of two British tourists on Koh Tao island in the Surat Thani province of southern Thailand The man and woman were found on sand close to a blood-stained hoe on the island of Koh Tao, popular with divers and known for its lively bars.

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  16. Firms back new alien labour rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangkok Post

    Business operators at the border back moves to regulate alien workers who come to work there on a daily basis. Chaiwat Withitthammawong, president of the Federation of Thai Industries of Tak, the border province opposite Myanmar, said the federation had written to state agencies backing the policy, which will enable workers from neighbouring countries to enter and leave Thailand day by day for work.

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  17. Milking the cash cowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangkok Post

    Chokchai Farm, one of the largest ranches in Southeast Asia, plans to renovate a 150 rai plot of its land in Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima province, to pave the way for new tourist attractions. Farm Chokchai Group managing director and CEO Choak Bulakul poses with trophies awarded by the Tourism Authority of Thailand for Excellence in Agro Tourism.

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  18. TourismRead the original story

    Sunday | The Nation

    Tourism In August, the number of international tourist arrivals in Thailand fell 11.9% YoY but grew 8% MoM to 2.1mn. In 8M14, there were 15.7mn international tourist arrivals, down 10.7% YoY.

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  19. USA Still Only Non-Asian Destination Among China's Outbound Top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Forbes.com

    I am the founder and director of COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute , based in Germany and China. My first trip to Beijing dates back to 1978 and I have more than 30 years of experience in working with China's tourism both as a former tour operator and as a researcher and consultant.

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  20. TAT launches campaigns to woo Western visitorsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Nation

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand is planning major roadshows and travel fairs in Western countries in the last quarter of the year to lure visitors back to the Kingdom. Juthaporn Rerngronasa, deputy governor for Europe, Africa, Middle East and America, said the TAT planned to organise the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention in Barcelona as part of its strategy to promote Thailand in the rapidly growing global cruise market.

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