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Campaigns beef up domestic travel

There are many beautiful places in this country to visit, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is trying to promote them among Thais. Bangkok Post Three key campaigns are under way to help domestic tourism reach its 2015 targets of 800 billion baht in revenue, up 14% from this year, and 148 million trips, […]

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Woman held for online designer bag scam

Crime Suppression Police have arrested a Khon Kaen woman for allegedly advertising the sale of brand-name bags via an online shop and then duping customers out of some Bt20 million after failing to deliver the goods. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Serbia awarded Albania win but docked points after fracas | Bangkok Post: news

Serbia awarded Albania win but docked points after fracas | Bangkok Post: news UEFA's disciplinary committee on Friday awarded Serbia a 3-0 victory in their aborted Euro 2016 qualification match with Albania, but deducted them three points. Serbia's Stefan Mitrovic grabs a flag featuring Albania's national symbol flown over the … Full News here – […]

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Cosmetic surgery clinic suspended after a British died during operation

Public Health ministry on Friday suspended a cosmetic surgery clinic in Bangkok for two months pending investigation into a death of a British woman who died during an operation. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Bang Na-Trat area likely to start attracting more prime office developments, says JLL

The Bang Na-Trat area is an alternative business location thanks to its competitive rents and convenient access to both Bangkok’s central business areas and the Eastern Seaboard, according to research by Jones Lang LaSalle (Thailand). Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Chicken farmers to raise eggs’ prices by 20 satang

Chicken farmers will raise prices of eggs by 20 satang per an egg from Bt2.6 to Bt2.8, starting on Tuesday, Annop Akkharanithiyanon, chairman of the Chicken Raisers Association, said. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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NLA names new ombudsman

The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday endorsed General Wittawat Ratchatanan, 62, as the new ombudsman with 170 votes. He was previously the deputy permanent secretary at the Defence Ministry. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Pattaya bar closed for 60 days after assault

A go-go bar in Pattaya has been closed for 60 days, after an early-morning incident on Wednesday in which a Kuwaiti army officer was assaulted by a bouncer. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Doctors transplant 'dead' hearts | Bangkok Post: news

Doctors transplant 'dead' hearts | Bangkok Post: news SYDNEY – Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first that could change the way organs are donated. Australian surgeons say they have used hearts that had stopped beating in … Full News here – Read more […]

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Lamborghini Huracán

Huracán supercar unveiled at new Lamborghini showroom

Italian supercar brand Automobili Lamborghini and its Thai distributor Niche Cars have officially opened a new flagship Lamborghini showroom in Bangkok. The Nation Located between Suvarnabhumi airport and central Bangkok, the new showroom will provide the Thai market with a refined dedicated floor space to showcase and sell Lamborghini’s two model lines, the Aventador and […]

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Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun

Lawyers Says Burmese Suspects Tortured into Confession of Killing British Tourists

Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun – – KOH SAMUI – Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun the two Burmese migrants accused of the brutal murder of two British tourists on a popular tourist island in Thailand last month have retracted their confessions, a lawyer representing them says. Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, who […]

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Hong Kong University Business School

Asian universities challenging Europe and America’s monopoly

Pic: Hong Kong University Business School By Daniel Maxwell At the beginning of October the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015 were released and while the UK and the US still dominate the top 10, there were some impressive results from Asian Universities. There are now two Asian universities inside the world’s top 25 universities – University […]

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A farmer collecting the white liquid sap of rubber trees a few hours after the trees were bled

Thailand’s Junta to Hand Cash to Rubber Farmers

A farmer collecting the white liquid sap of rubber trees a few hours after the trees were bled – – BANGKOK – Thailand’s military-appointed government approved measures to help rubber farmers who have been hit hard by sharp declines in export prices. The decision enables the National Rubber Policy Committee to dispense a one-time cash […]

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Shinji Watanabe, 37, from Yokohama put himself on the balcony of Thaniya Plaza

Japanese Man Set Himself Ablaze and Jumps from Balcony at Taniya Shopping Plaza in Bangkok

Shinji Watanabe, 37, from Yokohama put himself on the balcony of Thaniya Plaza’s fourth floor and jumped down at 10:40 pm Wednesday police said – – BANGKOK – A 37-year-old Japanese National, Mr Shinji Watanabe from Yokohama has torched himself ablaze with bottles of gasoline and jumped to his death from a balcony at the Taniya shopping […]

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The not-so-secret Garden

The not-so-secret Garden Some restaurateurs are just too smart — or simply don't understand what they're talking about — when they refer to their businesses as something like "trendy" or "a culinary sanctuary". The one-year-old eating establishment is set amid a spacious … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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