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  1. Cambodia warns women going to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Cambodia wants its women to think twice about going to China for work or marriage as they risk falling into the clutches of human traffickers, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Wednesday. Koy Kuong told Kyodo News his ministry has appealed to "all Cambodian citizens to pay serious caution and not fall for the tricks of brokers who take our Cambodian daughters to work or marry Chinese men in China with the promise of wealth and other things."


  2. Thailand beach murders: British brothers quizzed by cops over brutal murders of two UK backpackersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Chris Ware and his brother James, from Jersey, have been questioned by cops after two British backpackers were found beaten to death Two British brothers are being quizzed by detectives over the brutal murders of two UK tourists on an idyllic beach in Thailand. Chris Ware and his brother James, from Jersey, have been questioned by cops after British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were found beaten to death.


  3. Thailand to Allow Foreign Day Laborers Without PassportsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Thai authorities plan to put a new rule in place allowing foreign migrant laborers without passports to work in border towns of the Kingdom on a day-to-day basis, in an attempt to reduce the number of migrants who travel on to bigger cities for better paying jobs. The Thai Labor Ministry's new regulation will allow foreign workers to enter and work legally without passports, but only in border areas and with the stipulation that they must return to their home country at day's end.


  4. China: English Teacher in Hong Kong / ChinaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    I/We have read and accept the Terms and Conditions of TEFL Professional Network Ltd. and confirm this acceptance by entering my/our user name and password above and accessing the service. OXFORD ENGLISH ACADEMY We are an Oxford based language school franchise network.


  5. Hoi An Named Among World's Most Popular CanalsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    Hoi An ancient city's Hoai River and its channels are listed among the 10 most well known canals in the world by US-based travel website Hoi An, a UNESCO recognised world heritage river, ranks fourth in the list, Vietnam News Agency reported.


  6. British man being question over horrific Thai beach murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    A policeman prepares to remove the bodies of slain British tourists, Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, from an ambulance in Bangkok A British man has been questioned in relation to the murders of two Britons found dead in Thailand , according to reports. The man has been asked by Thai police to stay in Koh Tao while they carried out a DNA test, Sky News said.


  7. For recent grad, orphans trump collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

    For recent grad, orphans trump college Genoa woman puts studies on hold to volunteer in Southeast Asia. Check out this story on Genoa Township resident Kaeleigh Heatley packs a T-shirt that will help identify her with a group of people participating in a three-month volunteer effort in Asia, assisted in her packing by her mother, Andrea Campbell.


  8. Briton 'quizzed over beach murders'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

    A British man has been questioned in relation to the murders of two Britons found dead in Thailand, according to reports. The man has been asked by Thai police to stay in Koh Tao while they carried out a DNA test, Sky News said.


  9. 56% Indians book their travel three months in advance: surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Express India

    With the fear of visa rejection, 85 per cent of travellers prefer making genuine bookings over dummy bookings, it said. More than 50 per cent Indians while planning weekend holidays make their travel bookings three months in advance to lock their preferred dates and avoid last minute hassles, according to a recent survey.


  10. Just the beginning...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

    The map on the screen tells me we are flying above Panama, and I wonder who is below us in these foreign lands. Two children run by my aisle seat, begging a grin from passerbyers.


  11. The Language of Food.Read the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    In his book, Mr. Jurafsky traces the gradual fading of French as the lingua franca of "fancy" American restaurants. "Entree" has gone all but extinct at the high end, though there are some holdouts like "jus," used at Root & Bone to describe the silky chicken gravy served alongside "Grandma Daisy's Angel Biscuits," dipping-sauce style.


  12. Tesco Lotus in 3G talks with CATRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The move by one of the largest hypermarket chains in Thailand is aimed at helping its expected high growth from online shopping services as smartphone users drive the market. CAT expects to approve Tesco Lotus this month as the third company with which it will provide third-generation wireless broadband services under the mobile virtual network operator model, said Viroj Tochareonvanith, the state agency's acting president.


  13. LaSalle siblings keeping success in the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

    The last week of August produced an unforgettable six days for the Loewen family of LaSalle when 19-year-old Garrick placed second in the 16-to-19-year-old division at the International Triathlon Union's world championships and his 20-year-old older sister Cynthia was crowned Miss Earth Canada. "We'd each been working hard trying to achieve these things for years, but it was pretty special for us to achieve them in the same week," said Cynthia Loewen, who will compete in the Miss Earth 2014 pageant Nov. 29 in Manila, Philippines.


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

    15 hrs ago |

    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.


  15. In Thailand's refugee camps, shifting attitudes about sexual and reproductive healthRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Visiting a sexual and reproductive health clinic may seem ordinary for many women. But this is not the case for Saba, 21, who has been living in the Mae La refugee camp along Thailand's border with Myanmar for the last two years.


  16. Experts pinpoint tourism setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Nation

    A Thai Airways plane is about to land at Suvarnabhumi International airport as it passes a huge billboard on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, 08 September 2014. Thailands tourism income has dropped by some 9.1 percent in the first half of 2014 and hote Experts with long experience in the tourism industry have outlined two major problems that have been holding back the sector for many years and need to be reformed for long-term competitiveness.


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

    22 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.


  18. No food artRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    I FIND it difficult to describe the paintings of German artist Ela Richter which will be on exhibition starting tonight at The Negros Museum. I may not have the right words to encapsulate what she felt, saw, experienced, and expressed through her paintbrush.


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

    23 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."


  20. VietJet expands to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Air Transport World

    Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet Air has flagged the next step in its expansion plans on the back of recent figures showing 182% increase in passenger numbers over the previous 12 months. The carrier said it is looking to extend its roster of international flights, currently restricted to Asian destinations, starting with Russia.