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  1. AusCham Vice President speaks about investment in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pnompenh Post

    The Australian Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia was established to support small and medium-sized enterprises gain a foothold and succeed in Cambodia. Originally dating back to the mid nineties under the moniker of ABAC , AusCham provides a social setting to establish good relationships between the two countries.

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  2. Budget airlines have 44% of marketRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The sky is the limit for low-cost carriers that have made their presence felt even more deeply in Thailand. Thai AirAsia's fleet of Airbus 320 jetliners line up at Don Mueang airport, Thailand's LCC hub.

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  3. THG allots $100m for Myanmar hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Thonburi Hospital Group , Thailand's third-largest private hospital group, says it expects to sign a memorandum of understanding with Ga Mone Pwint company in Yangon next week to start building two superior-standard hospitals to serve demand in Myanmar. Dr Boon Vanasin, the owner of the Thonburi group, which has a network of 22 hospitals in Thailand and abroad with a combined 3,000 beds, plans to spend US$100 million on the two hospitals.

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  4. Portrait of graftRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The verdict in City Hall's lengthy court battle with an Austrian supplier over its ill-fated fire truck procurement nine years ago is out. While the wording of the ruling delivers a victory of sorts to City Hall, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is less than happy with the result.

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  5. Annesley autopsy: 'No foul play'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The preliminary unofficial autopsy results for British tourist Christina Annesley, whose body was found dead inside a bungalow room on Koh Tao, showed no signs of physical violence or sexual abuse, chief of the Institute of Forensic Medicine said on Sunday. Pol Maj Gen Dr Pornchai Sutheerakhun was speaking after a three-hour autopsy of Annesley at the institute at Police General Hospital in Bangkok to determine the cause of her death.

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  6. Australia simplifies overseas child adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The China Post

    Australia said on Sunday it was simplifying the process of adopting children from overseas, setting up a single body to manage applications while working on new arrangements with the United States, Poland and Vietnam. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said a new "one-stop shop" - the Intercountry Adoption Support Service - will have staff advocating on behalf of prospective families and dealing with local state authorities and partner countries.

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  7. More Vietnam, Thailand trucks trigger local fears of competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia's borders are set to receive more Thai and Vietnamese trucks and tourist buses as the government considers upping bilateral transit agreements with both nations. An official from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport who wished not to be named told the Post last week that Vietnam could soon increase its current 500-vehicle quota to 600 per day, and Thailand could up its quota from a mere 40 to 500 per day.

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  8. Wotif CEO, staff dumped after Expedia takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Wotif.com Holdings chief executive Scott Blume and many other employees of the online travel agent will be departing the company as new owner Expedia undertakes a major restructure of the Australian online travel group. United States travel giant Expedia completed a $703 million takeover of Wotif in November and since then it has been reviewing its plans for the Australian company.

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  9. Long distance relationships never work...or so they say.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNN

    August 10, 2014 marked the end of a long journey and the beginning of another, signified by white-gold wedding rings and two words..."I do!" I was getting married to the love of my life, both of us leaving behind years of long-distance dating. I had been based in the Philippines she had been based in Philadelphia, almost exactly a world apart from one another.

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  10. Garment buyers threaten to shift ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A group of US-based garment retailers has threatened to shift work orders from Bangladesh to other destinations if political deadlock does not end soon, BGMEA President Atiqul Islam said yesterday. "The retailers said they are thinking of an alternative to Bangladesh as the ongoing blockade is hampering timely shipment of garments," Islam said, quoting an email he received from some retailers yesterday.

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  11. Sharia shakes up Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    It's easy to overlook Brunei, a country smaller than Delaware located on the north side of Borneo, population 412,000. But the kingdom's neighbors are watching it closely.

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  12. My favourite MartianRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Jantima Kaenthaow is hoping to take the next giant leap for mankind with a one-way trip to the red planet. Jantima Kaenthaow has always dreamed of travelling to outer space.

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  13. Northern mosque a test of toleranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Thai Islamic leaders raised 2.7 million baht to build Nan province's first mosque, but locals are opposing the construction and claiming that only a tiny number of Muslims actually live in the area If things had gone the way Abdulyalil Khankhen had planned, Nan's first Islamic mosque would have been built at the centre of Buppharam village, a Buddhist community about two kilometres from the provincial airport. "The location was right.

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  14. Donated Blood Today - First Time In Fifteen YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Kos

    I once was a regular blood donor, and amassed over three gallons of blood donation. Then...I stopped donating.

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  15. Defibrillators in public places for heart attack victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Nation

    IN A MOVE to save more cardiac arrest patients, the National Institute for Emergency Medicine has joined forces with the private sector to install automated external defibrillators at public places frequented by high-risk individuals. The agency is also training people how to use the device.

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  16. HK police hunt girl over diamond heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    Hong Kong police say they are hunting a girl aged between 12 and 14 years old over the theft of a diamond necklace worth more than HK$36 million from a luxury jewellery store. Police say she helped carry out the audacious theft with two women and a man, all aged between 30 and 40. The necklace was 100-carat gold embedded with more than 30 diamonds, the South China Morning Post said, and police confirmed it was worth HK$36 million.

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  17. 'My Taste Of Hong Kong' TV show serves Canto cuisine critiquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Star Online

    In the last six months alone, Hong Kong has had a tremendous gastronomical boost. Two of the biggest names in the food world, Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay, rolled into town with their restaurants, Jamie's Italian and Bread Street Kitchen & Bar.

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  18. BANGKOK: Yingluck impeachment verdict 'unlikely to hurt govt, economy'Read the original story

    Friday | Asia News Network

    Leading financial and business figures do not expect the National Legislative Assembly's impeachment of ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to hurt the government, as they believe law and order will be maintained by the military government. That is the opinion held by Thai Bankers Association secretary-general Kobsak Duangdee, CIMB Thai Bank Research Centre boss Amonthep Chawla, Board of Trade of Thailand and Thai Chamber of Commerce chairman Isara Vongkusolkit and Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand chairman Stanley Kang.

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  19. Yingluck's Troubles May Be Eclipsed by Thai EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    Friday was a potentially game-changing day in Thailand, with an impeachment court banning former leader Yingluck Shinawatra from the political arena, after prosecutors said they would press criminal charges against her related to a botched multibillion-dollar rice subsidy program. Security officials privately say they are especially worried about so-called "Red Shirt" heartlands in the north and northeast of the country where support remains strong for Ms.

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  20. Another Koh Tao death, apparently of natural causes this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    Learning > Learning From News Another young British tourist has been found dead on Koh Tao, the island where two British tourists were found brutally murdered last September. This time natural causes are suspected, however.

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