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The Burmese workers accused of committing the Koh Tao murders at a press conference earlier this month. Pic: AP.

Not saving Thailand’s face: the backlash of police corruption in tourist murders

By James Austin Farrell The Burmese workers accused of committing the Koh Tao murders at a press conference earlier this month. Pic: AP. Confusion looms as to how much the British detectives soon to arrive in Thailand will be directly involved in the investigation of the Koh Tao murders. At first it seemed to be […]

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Golf Classic set to draw stars as Thailand’s richest tournament

The US$ 2-million Thailand Classic will become the Kingdom’s biggest golf event when it tees off at the Black Mountain Golf Club in Hua Hin from February 12-15 next year. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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Thailand’s image improves following Prayut’s Asem summit: survey

Up to 70.4 per cent of community leaders believe Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha attending the Asia-Europe Meeting in Italy has helped improve Thailand’s image in the eyes of the international community, the Thai Researchers in Community Happiness Association has found. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Thailand’s First Water Theme Park Opens in Pattaya

Cartoon Network Amazone water park has opened its doors on 3 October, 2014.   CHON BURI  – The highly-anticipated Cartoon Network Amazone water park has opened its doors. This one-of-a-kind and first in the world waterpark boasts 30 world-class water rides and slides, live Cartoon Network entertainment shows, mascot meet and greets, thrills attractions and […]

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Koh Tao is popular for its stunning beaches and diving opportunities. Pic: FBM.

British Foreign Office warns travelers about Thailand’s islands

Koh Tao is popular for its stunning beaches and diving opportunities. Pic: FBM. By Daniel Maxwell Following the brutal murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao last month, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its travel advice to include a warning about the dangers of travelling to Thailand’s island destinations. […]

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Thailand’s first world-class racing circuit makes debut

A life-long dream of many motorsports fans in Thailand was fulfilled last weekend when Chang International Circuit (CIC), the first world-class racing track in the Kingdom, made its debut with the Japanese Super GT and wowed racing enthusiasts around the world. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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Thailand’s Tourism Authority Say’s Thai Values Disappearing Over Greed

Jet Ski Scammers investigated by Police –   BANGKOK – The Bangkok Post is carrying a hard-hitting article on the state of Thailand’s tourism industry, claiming that it needs “a top-to-bottom restructuring from the ministry level down to related departments and the private sector and local communities”. “Obviously Thailand’s charm is still irresistible,” say the […]

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In the first nine months of 2014, tourist arrivals dropped about 10.3 percent from a year earlier, to 17.56 million

Thailand’s September Tourist Arrivals Down 7% From Last Year

In the first nine months of 2014, tourist arrivals dropped about 10.3 percent from a year earlier, to 17.56 million   BANGKOK – The number of tourists arriving in Thailand in September dropped a preliminary 7.0 percent from a year earlier after a drop of 11.9 percent in August, showing the country’s big industry continues […]

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Inheritance tax worries Thailand’s ultra-rich

Sasithorn Ongdee in an op-ed in The Nation: What will happen if the inheritance tax is revived in ways that mean Thais won’t return to “happiness”? Several years ago, one of my cousins was approached by the owner of an orchard to buy some 10 rai of her orchard plantation in Nonthaburi. The reason for […]

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BHMAsia adds Away resort on Thailand’s Gulf coast

BHMAsia has launched a new Away resort at Pranburi, on Thailand’s Gulf coast. The Away Beach Village is a 70-room property which was formerly known as the Beach Village Resort. Travel Daily Media Located three hours’ drive south of Bangkok and 400 metres from the beach, Away Beach Village features a range of studio, one- […]

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Thailand’s Military Government Stops Buying Rice Directly From Farmers

Soldiers inspect rice holding facility in Northern Thialand     CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s military government is changing directions on its agriculture policy, saying it stop buying farm products directly from farmers as state purchases spur overproduction, distort the market and create stockpiles that are difficult to sell. The government will now look at measures […]

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The Department of Health and related agencies surveyed the health of 14,000 aging people in 28 provinces and found that only 5% of them had good health.

Thailand’s Aging Population Growing, Many Suffering from Chronic Diseases

The Department of Health and related agencies surveyed the health of 14,000 aging people in 28 provinces and found that only 5% of them had good health. – BANGKOK – Thailand now has almost 10 million aging population with most of them having chronic diseases, according to permanent secretary of Public Health Ministry Dr Narong Sahametapat. Speaking […]

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Thailand’s Army Chief Prime Minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, Hands over Command of the Army

Prayuth, 60, who led a coup in May, presided over a lavish military parade on Monday marking his retirement as commander in chief of the Royal Thai Army   BANGKOK –  Thailand’s army chief prime minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, hands over command of the army this week to a trusted ally and steps into civilian […]

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Vietnam gain revenge as Thailand’s soccer women crash out

THE Thai women’s football team’s remarkable run at the Asian Games came to a halt yesterday with a painful 2-1 defeat at the hands of old foes Vietnam in the quarter-finals. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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A photo taken by a Myawaddy resident shows Burma army forces moving through the town while some civilians attempt to flee the area on Saturday. (Photo: Nined Blood / Facebook)

Thailand’s Northern 3rd Army on High Alert after Fighting Erupts in Myanmar

Myanmar soldiers prepare reinforcements for a battle near Myawaddy on Saturday   CHIANG MAI – Thailand’s 3rd army has been put on “high alert” on its northwestern border with Myanmar after fighting between neighboring government soldiers and a group previously affiliated with a local liberation army caused the closure of a major trade route. On […]

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