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  1. Gainsborough: Dad's relief after text from son on Mount Everest following Nepal earthquakeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Worksop Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A dad has spoken about his relief after his son who is currenly trekking in Nepal managed to send him a text message letting him know he was safe.

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  2. Economy tipped to maintain momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    The City of Dreams casino resort opened its first phase of development in Manila earlier this year as part of an "entertainment city" envisioned for the area. Photo: Bloomberg The Philippines' economy has performed impressively over the last two years, and most experts are predicting a continuation of upward trends.

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  3. Special report: Thai Government Provides Hajj Pilgrims with Special CareRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The Thai government has been supporting the Hajj pilgrimage among Muslim Thais, who leave for the Hajj observance each year. For the year 2015, around 10,400 Thai Hajj pilgrims are expected to travel to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage.

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  4. Nepalese Embassy opens accounts to accept donations from ThaisRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The Embassy of Nepal in Bangkok is welcoming monetary donations from Thai people through two bank accounts while affirming the search for the injured and the missing is ongoing in the quake-ravaged country. HE Mr Khaga Nath Adhikari, Nepalese Ambassador to Thailand, has given an interview in regard to the massive tremor that shook Nepal on April 25. The disaster has left over 2,000 people dead and 7,000 others wounded and the numbers are still rising.

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  5. The French Embassy launches new websiteRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Nation

    The French Embassy will launch a new website today to promote network of former students and trainees who have completed their stays in France. Through www.thailande.francealumni.fr, former students and people who are interested to further their studies in France will be able to have a grasp and stay in touch with French culture and institutions.

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  6. First full interior pic of M'sian-spec Mitsubishi TritonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has posted on its Facebook page a full photo of the Malaysian-market 2015 Mitsubishi Triton's interior. We can see shift paddles, auto dual-zone air-con and the 6.1-inch touch-screen - this is the top-spec, auto-only VGT Adventure then.

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  7. Singapore's DocDoc Lands $8.6M Series A To Help People Find Medical SpecialistsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    DocDoc , a startup that helps people find doctors in Southeast Asia, announced today that it has raised a $11.5 million SGD series A. The funding, which was led by Raymond Choong Yee How, president and chief executive officer of Malaysia banking conglomerate Hong Leong Financial Group and included participation from Sparklabs Global Ventures, will be used to expand DocDoc's presence in the eight countries it already operates in , as well as tackle new markets. DocDoc, which is based in Singapore and lets users research doctors before booking appointments through the platform, is targeted not only toward locals, but also "medical tourists" who travel to other countries in seek of lower-cost care or specific services.

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  8. Seattle teenage trekkers among the missing in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Bailey Meola and Sydney Schumacher, both 19, were trekking the Langtang Valley in Nepal when the earthquake hit, their families said Monday. "We thought about altitude sickness.

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  9. Paradise found: the five most popular island retreats for Chinese touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    With the Labour Day holiday approaching, the thoughts of many Chinese are turning to idyllic islands and beautiful beaches. According to Qunar, the largest Chinese-language travel website, this month's five most commonly searched for island destinations are: The coastal city has 20km stretches of beach, which are attracting an increasing number of mainland holidaymakers, especially those from the cold-temperate zones of northern and northeastern areas of China.

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  10. Learning Thai tourist trade tricks : April 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Tourism in Pakistan has been stated by the Lonely Planet as being "tourism's 'next big thing' for more years than we care to remember" but "world media headlines [always] send things off the rails". Tourism in Thailand has on the other hand been the current big thing for a number of years.

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  11. Away with the birds: Quirky hobby brings joy to Singapore menRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Age

    It's a bizarre sight - hundreds of hooked poles tower above a patch of perfectly manicured lawn in Singapore's Ang Mo Kio neighbourhood. But if you arrive at the right time of day, mid-morning according to the locals, the sound of birds will negate the need for a map to find the "bird-singing corner".

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  12. Thailand Calls off Search for Former Connecticut GuardsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

    Relatives of the former Connecticut National Guardsman who vanished on a diving excursion in Thailand have returned from the Pacific with more questions than answers. While in Thailand, Jennifer Bakowski boarded a helicopter and flew over the water where her brother Joshua Devine, 36, went missing April 11 .

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  13. The fight against illegal fishing: The EU's role in a global challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    The EU not only has a great responsibility to demonstrate legal and sustainable seafood supply chains to its consumers. It must ensure that its access to abundant seafood does not rob more vulnerable communities, of their own, writes Eszter Hidas.

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  14. Thai Officials Make Second Biggest Seizure of Ivory TusksRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Science Daily

    For the first time, China publicly crushed a part of its ivory stockpile - over six tons of it - in an effort to shed its image as a global hub for the illegal trade in African elephant tusks. Mana ... When Kenyan police seized a truck packed with over 200 elephant tusks last year, the bust led to the rare arrest of suspected ivory kingpin Feisal Mohamed Ali.

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  15. Maduzi Hotel Will Not Be Outdone in Luxury and PrivacyRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Maduzi Hotel takes privacy and luxury to new heights as one of the best hotels in Bangkok. Conveniently located located in the Sukhumvit area, Maduzi is not only grand in appearance but once inside you will really see what makes this the ideal boutique hotel when visiting Bangkok.

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  16. Travel International Group celebrates 18 successful years in travel industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Weekend Balita

    Now, 18 years later, Travel International Group has grown into one of the most reliable and knowledgeable players in the travel industry with its trademark professionalism, integrity, creativity, and quality service. Travel International Group was a small, unknown travel company organized and established by travel industry experts Rick Enrique and Jane Stark on May 1, 1997.

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  17. More flights likely between Thailand, Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Direct flight services between Hong Kong and Thailand are likely to be expanded following a meeting on the sidelines of the Asean Summit in Malaysia on Monday morning. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha proposed the increase in Thai air services to Leung Chun-ying, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, during their meeting in Kuala Lumpur.

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  18. Dissolving into spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    In designing objects - either Boffi bathtubs, armchairs for B&B Italia, or even famous wall-mounted CD players for Muji which have become a permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City - the famous, award-winning Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa uses his Zen-like approach to create works with a "refined aesthetic of elegance and minimalism". Naoto, one of Bloomberg's 27 most influential designers along with famous architects Rem Koolhaas, Zaha Hadid and product designer Jonathan Ive from Apple, was in Bangkok recently to join the Design Symposium 2015 as a keynote speaker.

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  19. Thailand will donate rice to help quake victims in Nepal, PM saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pattaya Mail

    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha says the government is closely monitoring the earthquake situation in Nepal while full-scale assistance has been provided to Thai nationals. The Prime Minister mentioned the assistance before leaving the military airfield in Don Muang, Bangkok, to attend the 26th ASEAN Summit 2015 in Kuala Lumpur.

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  20. All Thai nationals confirmed safe in the powerful quake in NepalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pattaya Mail

    The Thai Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal, has provided full-scale assistance to Thai nationals living or staying in Nepal after the country experienced the hardest earthquake in 80 years on Saturday. Currently, there are 20 Thais seeking shelters at the ambassadorial residence in Kathmandu.

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