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From the streets of Thailand to a living room in Ireland: One dog’s story – thejournal.ie


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From the streets of Thailand to a living room in Ireland: One dog's story
thejournal.ie
In Vietnam however, this is not the case. Each year an estimated 5 million dogs a year are eaten in restaurants around country. The process of supply sees the animals abducted from the streets of Thailand and transported across the border into Vietnam

Posted on 1 November 2014 | 9:05 am

After kissing a frog, this woman met her prince in Thailand – New York Post


New York Post

After kissing a frog, this woman met her prince in Thailand
New York Post
I had originally planned to learn to scuba-dive when I arrived in Thailand at Railay Beach. When I got there, however, I was still feeling weak, so I decided to postpone any underwater adventures until my next stop, the islands of Ko Phi Phi. Three

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:25 pm

Drug and alcohol clampdown … Quarter and Half moon parties, and associated … – NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Drug and alcohol clampdown … Quarter and Half moon parties, and associated
NEWS.com.au
Quizzed on the effect the party cancellations would have on already struggling tourist numbers, Colonel Prachum told News Corp Australia: “The sort of tourist that comes here to drink too much and take drugs are not the type that Thailand wants.”.
Will the ban on beach parties taint Thai tourism?CNBC

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:03 pm

Guest post: counting the cost of Thailand’s crises – FT.com (registration) (blog)


Gulf Times

Guest post: counting the cost of Thailand's crises
FT.com (registration) (blog)
How badly has Thailand's economy been affected by a decade of political turmoil? A projection of what GDP growth might have been in the absence of messy politics indicates that at the macroeconomic level, Thailand has not been nearly as able to shrug
Thailand economy in spotty recoveryGulf Times
Thailand's economy in spotty recovery, c.bank seen on holdDaily Mail
Thailand cuts growth outlookThe Star Online
Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:52 am

Thailand’s Domestic Consumption Rises Modestly – Wall Street Journal


Thailand's Domestic Consumption Rises Modestly
Wall Street Journal
BANGKOK—Thailand showed a modest improvement in domestic consumption and demand for imports in September, but weak exports hurt private investment and factory output, the Bank of Thailand said Friday. The Private Consumption Index edged up …
Thailand's economy in spotty recoveryBusiness Recorder
Visible but slow pace of economic recovery in third quarter: BOTThe Nation
BoT: Q3 growth lower than expectedPattaya Mail

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:03 am

‘Rumours’ warning over Thailand tourist murders – BBC News


BBC News

'Rumours' warning over Thailand tourist murders
BBC News
Thailand's police chief has warned anyone speculating on social media about the murder of two UK tourists could face up to five years in jail. General Somyot Pumpunmuang issued the warning as criticism mounts over the way police have handled the case.
Thailand to 'Allow' Second DNA Test for British Couple Murder AccusedNDTV
Thailand Deaths: Suspects In New DNA TestsSky News
Thailand's top cop warns of legal action over critical Koh Tao social media postsThe Phuket News
Mizzima News
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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 3:43 am

Thailand, Cambodia to boost tourism | Bangkok Post: news – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Thailand, Cambodia to boost tourism | Bangkok Post: news
Bangkok Post
Thailand and Cambodia also signed two MoUs to clamp down on trafficking in children and women and the construction of a rail link between the two countries. The State Railway of Thailand started rebuilding a bridge at Khlong Luek in Aranyaprathet
Cambodia, Thailand ink 3 deals to broaden bilateral tiesShanghai Daily (subscription)
Special Report: PM's official visit to CambodiaThailand National News Bureau
Cambodian bonds: high-risk, high-yieldThe Phnom Penh Post
The Phuket News -The Nation -Pattaya Mail
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:16 pm

Thailand tiger park reopens despite tourist mauling – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Thailand tiger park reopens despite tourist mauling
Telegraph.co.uk
Tiger Kingdom in Phuket has re-opened to the public following the mauling of an Australian man inside one of its enclosures last week. The park had closed for two days after Paul Goudie, 49, from Melbourne, was left needing surgery and dozens of

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 8:40 am

British woman who died in Thailand during buttock surgery pictured – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

British woman who died in Thailand during buttock surgery pictured
Daily Mail
The family of a British girl who died while having cut-price plastic surgery in Thailand have revealed that they didn't know she had gone abroad. Joy Williams, 23, from Thamesmead, was described as a 'caring and funny' girl who was 'loved by everybody.
Pictured: British woman Joy Williams who died during cut-price buttock surgery Metro
PHOTOS: Nigerian Girl Dies After Failed Butt Enlargement Surgery In ThailandNAIJ.COM

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 12:49 am

Small steps make business slightly easier in Thailand – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Small steps make business slightly easier in Thailand
Bangkok Post
"Through its public-service improvement program over the past 10 years, Thailand has implemented reforms to improve the ease of doing business. This has benefited local entrepreneurs, who now have fewer regulatory hurdles to deal with and more …
Thailand rises two spots in ease of doing busines…Thailand Business News

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 12:29 pm

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Bottom implants: Why young British women are dying for the perfect ‘belfie’

A British woman, Joy Williams, 24, has died after having a buttock augmentation operation in Bangkok. Here, Claire Cohen, speaks to cosmetic surgeons to uncover the truth about this new procedure






Posted on 28 October 2014 | 8:00 am

Thailand bans beach parties in wake of Briton murders

All-night parties to be outlawed on Koh Tao, Samui and Phangan after the murder of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, but infamous ‘Full Moon’ escapes the crackdown






Posted on 27 October 2014 | 11:19 am

Young British woman died from infection after bottom surgery, police in Thailand say

Woman named as Joy Williams, 24, from London, suffered an infection after buttock augmentation operation, police in Thailand say






Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:43 pm

British woman, 24, dies during cosmetic surgery in Bangkok

Thai police arrest doctor and shut down clinic after British woman – named locally as Joy Williams, 24 – dies under anaesthetic in Bangkok






Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:20 am

Junta in Thailand promoting martial law tourism

The military crackdown in the kingdom is good for tourists because it ensures their safety, according to one top official






Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:17 am

British police to fly to Thailand to probe brutal murder of two young tourists

David Cameron personally intervenes to convince Thai leader of need for British expertise in murder case






Posted on 17 October 2014 | 10:07 pm

Thailand murders: The case against suspects is rigged, say parents

The familes of two Burmese migrants accused of killing British backpackers David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on a Thai island claim they are innocent






Posted on 16 October 2014 | 6:12 am

British envoy meets Thailand police over backpackers’ deaths

Ambassador to Thailand meets officials amid concerns about investigation into murders of British backpackers David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on Koh Tao






Posted on 14 October 2014 | 10:58 am

Thai officials summoned to Foreign Office over backpacker murder

Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire stresses the need for the investigation into the murder of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller to be fair and transparent






Posted on 13 October 2014 | 4:05 pm

Thai police claim Burmese workers have not withdrawn confessions to murder of British backpackers

There is “concrete” evidence to prove two Burmese suspects are linked to the brutal murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, police say






Posted on 11 October 2014 | 4:59 pm

Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

Too late to stop US spending cuts

WASHINGTON — Sweeping US government spending cuts totalling $85 billion begin taking effect on Friday, slicing deeply into military and other programmes in an unwanted move toward austerity that displays Washington’s paralysing partisan divisions.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 2:07 pm

Musharraf vows to return

DUBAI — Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf says he will return home from self-imposed exile this month to run in parliamentary elections.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 1:53 pm

NBTC demands better 3G service

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) has told mobile operators to improve their 3G services amid public complaints.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 1:25 pm

Eurozone jobless rate hits record

Official data on Friday painted a grim picture of the European economy, with unemployment at record highs in the eurozone while inflation fell sharply, highlighting the weakness of consumer demand.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 11:49 am

Central wins B3.7bn 2010 fire claim

A Bangkok court has ordered insurer Deves Insurance Plc to pay client Central Pattana Plc 3.7 billion baht in claims for damage caused by a fire at CentralWorld at the end of the red-shirt protest at Ratchaprasong, in downtown Bangkok, in May 2010.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 9:50 am

Senator: Who is Hassan Taib?

Two senators on Friday expressed concern that the peace talks agreement signed between the National Security Council (NSC) and the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) could allow the BRN to take the issue of southern unrest to the international community.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 9:08 am

53 dead in Bangladesh war crimes clashes

The number of people killed in clashes in Bangladesh over the conviction of Islamist leaders for war crimes rose to 53 on Friday as fresh violence erupted in the Muslim-majority nation.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:49 am

S. African dragging death police suspended

South Africa’s police commissioner on Friday suspended eight police officers accused of dragging an immigrant taxi driver behind their patrol car and killing him, prompting an international outcry.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:49 am

Live camera action from election police

Ten police officers keeping tabs on voting during Sunday’s governor election will wear cameras beaming live images from polling centres to the police bureau monitoring centre, Pol Maj-General Adul Narongsak, a deputy city police chief, said on Friday.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:39 am

14 Filipinos killed in Sabah standoff

Twelve followers of a self-described Philippine Sultan died in a shootout with Malaysian security forces on Friday, police said, as tensions rose in their 17-day standoff.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 7:49 am