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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...
Terror threats resurface in East Malaysia, wider region

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The United Kingdom, after Australia and New Zealand,  is warning its citizens against travel to coastal islands in the East Malaysian state of Sabah...
Why Hooters will have a hard time in Bangkok

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Hooters, the US theme restaurant known for its orange-hot-pant big-breast waitresses opened last month in Bangkok, its first foray into what people consider to...
Malaysia, Singapore once again top Muslim travel index

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Malaysia and Singapore in the Global Muslim Travel Index 2015 (GMTI) once again made it to the top of the best Muslim travel destinations...
Thailand wants Russian tourists back

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Thailand, like many other destinations popular with Russian visitors, has been feeling the impact of the decline in Russian outbound travelers. Holidays overseas have...
Leisure town turns into disaster zone after flooding

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The mayor of Pattaya has declared Thailand's best-known seaside resort town a “disaster zone” after it has been hit by heavy and sustained rainstorms...
Hooters to open 30 new restaurants across Southeast Asia

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US casual dining chain Hooters, whose concept is to sexualise the intake of fried chicken and other high-calorie junk food through scantily clad waitresses...
Russia crisis hits popular Thai tourist spots

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There used to be swarms of buzzed Russian tourists lurching through Thailand's beach and entertainment destinations such as Pattaya, Phuket and Koh Samui, but...
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...
Tourism numbers in Pattaya drop sharply

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The number of tourists, both local and foreign, visiting the popular Thai beach town of Pattaya is projected to drop to 7.5 million in...
Pattaya tourism down 80% as Thai protests continue

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Pattaya tourist levels have dropped 80 per cent from last year as political protests in Bangkok scare away the world’s visitors, the Pattaya Mail...
Brazilian wins transgender beauty contest in Thailand

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Marcelo Ohio from Brazil has won the 9th Miss International Queen transgender beauty pageant held in Pattaya, Thailand, on November 1. The first prize which...
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...
Ten reasons why Thailand has become a banana republic

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Latest political and economic developments in Thailand have given many observers reason to believe that the country has crossed the line to being a...
Thailand’s homeless foreigners

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"In Pattaya we see them sorting through the trash in front of McDonald's for something to eat, and hanging out in front of restaurants...
Pattaya gets more visitors than Vatican

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Pattaya, the popular beach town in southeastern Thailand, counted record visitor numbers in 2012 of 8.3 million people, both local and foreign, the Tourism...
Modern day slavery in Southeast Asia: Thailand and Cambodia

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Many in Western, developed nations believe that slavery has been long abolished. In reality it is a thriving multi-billion dollar industry — some estimate...