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55 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

Bangkok Post

Water crisis

Learning > Learning From News . A 127-kilometre section of the river which passes through Sam Ngam, Pho Prathap Chang, Bung Na Rang and Pho Thale districts has not for four months.

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HotelChatter

Bangkok: Inside the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok Grand Club Lounge

Over on Jaunted, you can get our inside looks at some of the world's best airline lounges , so we thought we'd do something similar here and start talking about some of the hotel lounges we've frequented for our series on Hotel Club Lounges .

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Bangkok Post

TCL thinks big in Thai expansion

TCL Electronics Co, the local unit of one of China's largest consumer electronics enterprises, has set an ambitious goal for sales of 12 billion baht this year as it celebrates 10 years of being in Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Thai To Tai

In the southernmost corner of Yunnan, which is itself the southernmost province of China, the age-old traditions of the Tai Lue people continue to flourish.

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Bangkok Post

Decorating Hua Hin for King

Workers decorate Hua Hin town to prepare for His Majesty the King's audience on May 5. The Hua Hin Municipality and the district highway office are putting up flags, lights and images of His Majesty and royal family members along Phetkasem Road in Hua Hin district, Prachuap Khiri Khan.

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Bangkok Post

Man held with illicit food, drugs

Police have arrested a man of Tai ethnicity for smuggling unlicensed food and drugs to sell to labourers in Chiang Mai.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Asean Urges Thailand To Resolve Political Crisis With Negotiations

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have called for democratic and negotiation-based solutions and a quick general election in Thailand, Thai News Agency reported.

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DFW Catholic

Easter celebration strengthens Vietnamese migrants in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand, Apr 23, 2014 / 08:06 pm .- Scores of Catholic migrants from Vietnam gathered across Thailand on Sunday to celebrate Christ's Resurrection with the traditions of their homeland.

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Bangkok Post

The search for 'Billy'

Phetchaburi: The 9th Infantry Division in Kanchanaburi has dispatched its special task force to help locate a prominent Karen rights activist missing for a week.

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The Nation

PTTEP secures acquisition of Hess's subsidiaries in Thailand for $1 billion

PTT EXPLORATION and Produc-tion is acquiring Hess Corp's Thai subsidiaries in deals worth around US$1 billion , in a move that strengthens the company's domestic investment.

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Bangkok Post

Clash of rival protesters averted

A clash between red shirts and anti-government protesters in Sakon Nakhon province was narrowly averted after the two sides attempted to rally at a spot both thought was the best location for their political activities.

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Bangkok Post

Navy to extend lawsuit to Reuters

The two Phuketwan journalists facing a Royal Thai Navy defamation lawsuit over mistreatment of Rohingya suggested the suit be dropped to celebrate World Press Freedom Day on May 3, but the navy rejected that and said it was preparing a second lawsuit against the Reuters news agency.

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Marshall County Tribune-Courier

Christine Burgdolf Tally

Christine Burgdolf Tally, 85. of Eddyville passed away at 4:59 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at Lourdes Hospital.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bangkok Post

Monks nabbed smuggling migrants

Tak immigration police have arrested two monks reportedly from the controversial Wat Phra Dhammakaya sect for allegedly smuggling 30 illegal immigrants into Thailand.

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CNN

Chiang Dao Caves, Thailand

The Chiang Dao caves are located about a 1 hour drive north of Thailand's city of Chiang Mai.

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BYU Magazine

Chiang Mai, Thailand

He urges visitors not to forget to head up to Chiang Mai, the second-biggest city in the country and the cultural center of northern Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Gunkul plans B4.2bn outlay

The SET-listed Gunkul Engineering Plc, a maker and distributor of electrical products and renewable energy, will spend 4.2 billion baht on gas-turbine engine and wind energy projects this year.

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Bangkok Post

Old man arrested for killing teen girl

A 71-year old man who said he was being blackmailed has been arrested on a charge of killing a teenage girl on Saturday.

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Hospitality Net

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

Anantara. The word in Sanskrit means "without end" and evokes the freedom, movement and harmony that are the spirit of the Anantara Experience.

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