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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...
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 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...
Phuket in talks with Siemens, Bombardier over $1-billion airport rail link

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Thailand’s province of Phuket is in talks with Siemens and Bombardier over a contract to supply a rail connection to the island's international airport,...
Bomb blasts in tourist towns rattle Thailand

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A series of coordinated bomb explosions across Thailand has targeted tourist towns, leaving four dead and injuring more than 30 people, including foreigners. In less...
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...
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...
German budget carrier launches Thailand flights

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Starting December 21, another low-cost carrier will offer direct flights between Europe and Southeast Asia. Eurowings, the long-haul budget airline of Germany's national carrier...
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....
Thailand exposed as hub for illegal passports

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Thailand’s role as a hub for criminal networks using false documents is in the spotlight after two passengers on vanished flight Malaysia Airlines MH370...
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...
Dogs off the menu in Southeast Asia

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Westerners cringe at the thought of eating a man’s best friend, a taboo cuisine that has been dined upon throughout parts of Asia. An...
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...
Thailand’s internet users set to double

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Far from being a land of ascetic Buddhist norms, today Thailand is one of the most connected countries in the region. As of July...
Thailand expects 1 million MICE visitors in 2013

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The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau in a statement on July 1 said it expects the number of business visitors in the meeting, events,...