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2 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Dalin Snidvongs Na Ayudhya has been appointed General Manager at Rayavadee in Krabi, Thailand

Dalin Snidvongs Na Ayudhya has been appointed General Manager of luxury Thailand hotel and member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Rayavadee in Krabi.

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6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Thai and Cambodian nationals queue up to get in to Thailand at the...

The Immigration Bureau has forwarded the new regulation to the Interior Ministry, according to the statement posted on the website of the Immigration Bureau's Division 1. ''It is expected to take effect on Aug 25 after being approved by the ministry,'' Pol Maj Gen Chatichai Ieamsaeng, chief of the bureau's Division 4 in charge of the northeastern ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

Officials warned of more run-offs and floods in North

BANGKOK, 28 July 2014, - The National Disaster Warning Center has warned people in the North to brace for more run-offs, flash floods and mudslides, as rains will likely continue to buffet the region in the next couple of days.

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9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Protecting their own

Starting Friday, tour buses entering Thailand via the southern border will not be allowed to travel beyond Songkhla province in order to protect Thai-operated tour buses.

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13 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

Coastal erosion remains critical in Thailand

Thailand's coastal erosion problem is considered severe in 44 locations in 19 provinces along the Gulf of Thailand, with the destruction resulting from both natural and manmade causes.

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15 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Hat Yai hoteliers fear worst

The negative economic situation in both Thailand and Malaysia and the latter's national airline having two accidents may cause Malaysian tourist arrivals to Hat Yai to drop by at least 30% this year.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Age

A tiger in the Kuchanaburi tiger temple, Thailand. 2012-10-23 ? WWF-Canon / James Morgan

One of 16 tiger cubs seized from smugglers, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. The tiger cubs were being smuggled across the border into Laos, two per-crate in the back of a truck.

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Bangkok Post

Thai AirAsia trims growth targets

Thai AirAsia has scaled down its expansion this year, cutting targets for fleet growth and passenger volume to reflect sluggish demand triggered by the political unrest in much of the first half.

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The Nation

Three insurgents, 10-year-old girl killed in latest attacks in far South

INSURGENT VIOLENCE has continued in the far South after the devastating car-bomb attack in Yala's Betong district last Friday, two days before the end of Ramadan.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Incident-Marred Hari Raya In Southern Thailand

Hari Raya celebrations in southern Thailand were marred by a number of violent incidents Monday, leaving at least six dead and eight injured.

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Bangkok Post

Govt chief's hi-low game busted

Surasak Sinprakhon, chief of the Tambon Thung Mon Admistration Organisation, third left, is arrested with four other gamblers by soldiers on Monday on hosting the hi-low dice game in Muang district of Surin.

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Bangkok Post

Kanchanaburi train line still blocked

Railway gangs are working to clear and repair the Bangkok Kanchanburi track after a derailment involving the prestigious international Eastern & Oriental Express on Sunday morning, the State Railway of Thailand said on Monday.

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Thanh Nein News

Thai soldier among four killed in clash in Muslim south

A Thai soldier and three suspected Muslim separatists were killed on Monday in a clash in southern Thailand, police said, as security forces in the region were on alert for attacks marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

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Bangkok Post

Villager slain in Narathiwat

Ma-useng Haji Abubaka, 37, of tambon Ko Sathon was walking from his house to the cemetary to clean it when he was shot, said Pol Lt Boonsanit Kheopradit, a duty officer at Tak Bai police station.

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Bangkok Post

Small quake shakes Chiang Mai

An earthquake registering 3.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Chiang Mai's Mae Lao district shortly before 3pm Monday, causing no damage, the Seismology Office of the Meteorological Department said.

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Artist's Magazine

Watercolor Landscapes by Direk Kingnok | Luscious, Loose Watercolor

Direk Kingnok is moved to paint by the beauty that surrounds him, and he finds it everywhere.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

Girl killed, 6 people injured in Pattani

One girl was killed and six other people - two rangers, two young girls and two women - wounded by a bomb explosion in a village in Sai Buri district of Pattani province on Sunday night, police said.

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Bangkok Post

Chopper pilots fight for oil rig skies

The labour union of Thai helicopter pilots is seeking military help because it says foreigners are taking their jobs, which are protected by law.

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Bangkok Post

High-speed line to lift trade

The National Council for Peace and Order has ordered the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning to conduct a feasibility study for a high-speed train project from Laem Chabang port to Nong Khai province, a route expected to benefit the country's trade.

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Tackle south Thailand insurgency, businessmen tell junta

Business leaders in Thailand's southern border region yesterday urged the ruling junta to come up with clear measures to deal with insurgent violence in the restive region.

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