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Singapore hits back at “boring” classification with witty video

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The Singapore Tourism Board posted a response to a city ranking by travel guide magazine Time Out which placed the city as second-most boring...
Skills upgrade for 13 million Thai workers needed: Expert

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Around 13 million people, or more than a third of Thailand’s 38-million-strong labour force, need skill upgrades, economic expert Kiatanantha Lounkaew, lecturer at the...
Nissan considers Thailand as electric vehicle manufacturing hub

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Japanese car maker Nissan, a mass market pioneer for electricity-powered vehicles with its Leaf model, has shortlisted Thailand to host its Asia-Pacific electric vehicle...
Thailand now seriously struggling with masses of tourists

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After years of booming tourism arrivals, Thailand counted a new record of a whopping 35 million visitors coming to the country this year, a...
Thailand-China high-speed train construction kicks off

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After quite a long discussion about payments details and technical responsibilities, the construction of the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway line eventually got started. The line...
Bangkok street food vendor gets Michelin star

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A street food vendor in Bangkok's old town received a Michelin star in the inaugural edition of the Michelin guide for the Thai capital,...
Thai street vendors adopt digital payment system

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Bangkok’s street hawkers, including cloth and food sellers, are joining the digital revolution as some of them started adopting new digital payment systems based...
Asia has the fastest growing tourism destination cities

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Bangkok still tops the list of the world's most popular tourism destination cities worldwide, but competition is growing within Asia, the latest Mastercard Destination...
Red Bull brand under pressure: Company heir on Interpol wanted list

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In Austria, Red Bull's co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz is currently being praised and courted by media for having advanced on Forbes world's richest list to...
China’s infrastructure grip on Southeast Asia tightens

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The agreement signed these days to start the first phase of a new high-speed railway as part of the connection between Bangkok and Thailand's...
Thailand spearheads regional push towards organic agriculture

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Thailand is establishing itself as a driving force for a push towards organic agricultural products within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN,...
Bangkok gets huge observation tower as new tourism landmark

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Thailand is planning to construct a 459-meter-high observation tower on the banks of Bangkok's Chao Praya River as a new city landmark and so...
Former ASEAN secretary-general to run for Bangkok governor

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Surin Pitsuwan, secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) between 2008 and 2012 and also Thailand's former foreign minister between 1997 and...
Trump makes it harder for Southeast Asians to obtain US visas

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An increasing number of acts of terrorism and violent attacks, the spread of Islamist ideas and serious incidents of human trafficking from Southeast Asia...
Red Bull could face boycott wave: Thai media

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Austrian-Thai company Red Bull could be forced to deal with a wave of boycotts of its energy drink and the sports event it sponsors...
Listing of Thailand Future Fund faces next delay

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The Thai government once again postponed the initial public offering of its long-awaited Thailand Future Fund which was due to list in the second...
ASEAN considers Schengen-style single-visa scheme

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Tourism officials of the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, are looking into the possibility of creating a European Union-style single visa...
Disney said to consider theme park in Thailand

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US entertainment giant Walt Disney Company is reportedly considering the possibility of building a theme park in Thailand, at least according to Pongpanu Svetarundra,...