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Bangkok Now Second Most Expensive City To Live In Southeast Asia

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Thailand’s capital Bangkok has now become the second most expensive city to live in within ASEAN, only beaten by Singapore, according to a new...
Works on Thai-Chinese high-speed rail to commence in 2019

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The Thai government will begin construction of the first phase of the remaining three sections of the Thai-Chinese high-speed rail between Bangkok and Nakhon...
Thailand’s tourism hit hard as Chinese visitor numbers drop almost 20%

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Thailand's Ministry of Tourism and Sport has admitted that the number Chinese tourists to Thailand fell by 19.8 per cent in October compared to...
Thailand’s English proficiency deteriorates

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The new edition of EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI), a ranking compiled annually by Swedish education company EF Education First, revealed that English...
Thailand opens “VIP” immigration lanes exclusively for Chinese visitors

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Thailand’s authorities introduced special immigration lanes at five international airports in the country just for Chinese visitors, saying it was for their “ease and...
Thailand dreams of 100 smart cities

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As a part of its Thailand 4.0 initiative - a plan to transform Thailand's economy into a digitally powered ecosystem - the country has...
Thailand, China agree on $5.2-billion rail project

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Thailand and China agreed a price of 179 billion baht ($5.2 billion) for the 250-kilometer-long first phase of a high-speed railway linking Thailand's Eastern...
Phuket to become Thailand’s first smart city, Chiang Mai to follow

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Phuket City, the capital of Phuket province and of the island of the same name, will be turned into an innovation-driven “smart city” this...
Thailand, Myanmar agree on mutual visa-free travel

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Thailand and Myanmar signed an agreement on July 28 to allow citizens with ordinary passports to make visa-free travel of up to 14 days, provided...
Thailand to go ahead with $12b high-speed railway project

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Thailand is going ahead with plans for a $12-billion high-speed railway connection linking Bangkok and Chiang Mai to be built with Japanese help, a...
Thailand targets Chinese MICE travelers

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The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has launched a MICE promotion campaign in Shanghai to attract more travelers to Thailand, China Daily reported....
Thai opponents ready for ‘big battles’

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Pro- and anti-government groups in Thailand both have said they will hold huge mass rallies in the coming two weeks after the constitutional court...
Chiang Mai group opts for autonomous republic

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A separatist group in Thailand's second largest city of Chiang Mai said it would work towards the establishment of an autonomous republic in the...
Thailand breaking up? Red Shirts want capital Chiang Mai

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The pro-government red shirt movement in Chiang Mai province said it has prepared a retreat for caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra should the Thai...
Budget airlines: Competition grows in Thailand

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In Thailand, the market for budget airlines is set to become more competitive with the launch of  Thai Lion Air and VietJet Air in...
Bangkok’s Airport Rail Link offers to run high-speed train system

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RT Electrified Train Co, the operator of Bangkok's Airport Rail Link (ARL), is ready to manage Thailand's high-speed trains if the government approves the...
Thailand expects 4m Chinese tourists in 2013

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More than four million Chinese tourists will likely visit Thailand for the whole year since a total of 3.2 million have already visited the...
Thais warned that trains arrive on time

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Rail passengers in central Thailand's town of Phitsanulok have been warned by the State Railway of Thailand that they should arrive at the train station...