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Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) New Delhi Office recently announced that Thailand was awarded the Readers Choice “My Favorite Spa Destination” in Asia at the Asia Spa Awards held in Gurgaon.

Employees at the British Embassy in Bangkok showing off their eye-catching sign to encourage British nationals to register their residency.

If you are British and in Thailand, let the British Embassy know you are here by visiting

Cambodian Support For Thaksin Backfires

Siripun Sinbuathong 06.12.2009

Ever since former Thailand PM Thaksin Shinawatra was made an adviser to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, the once busy casinos in Cambodia's Poipet have expierienced a sharp downturn in trade.

Cambodian Support For Thaksin Backfires

Thaksin Shinnawatra's appointment as Finance Advisor to Cambodia has resulted in a drop in trade and tourism for both Thailand and Cambodia, Weerasak Kowsurat, the International Institute for Trade and Development Director, has revealed.

Ivory products are available for sale in many markets across Thailand.

Legal loopholes and insufficient law enforcement mean that Thailand continues to harbour the largest illegal ivory market in Asia, says a report from the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC.

Drew Noyes of PAPPA Co., Ltd.

Thailand Resident Visa Applications Now being Accepted

Thaksin in Cambodia

Woraphan Akaboot 21.11.2009
Thaksin Shinnawatra was warmly greeted by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen on his recent visit to the Cambodia.

What it Means for Pattaya and the Eastern Seaboard

Representatives and VIPs from the ten-member ASEAN countries led by Labour Permanent Secretary Mr. Somchai Choomrat (7th right) conclude preparatory meetings held at Dusit Thani Pattaya for the upcoming 8th ASEAN Skills Competition.

Dusit Thani Pattaya has welcomed delegates to the 1st Organizing Committee in preparation for the 8th ASEAN Skills Competition is being held at the Exhibition Centre of Muang Thong Thani Bangkok from November 18-25, 2010.

Thailand Tourism Exhibitors at the World Travel Market are offering big discounts in order to increase international tourism.

Facing tremendous competition from South and Southeast Asian destinations, Thailand has been forced to rely on heavy-duty discounting to maintain its market share and visitor arrival numbers out of the UK.

Phuket provides the ideal jetting for the International Boat Show.

The organizers of the Phuket International Boat Show together with the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TECB) announced plans for the 2010 event being held 7-10 January in Phuket at the Royal Phuket Marina.

Chiang Mai Flower Festival Returns

Siripun Sinbuathong 21.11.2009
Royal Flora Ratchapruek Expo in Chiang Mai will display beautiful flowers that are hard to find elsewhere.

The floral extravaganza Ratchaphruek Festival returns to Chiang Mai from December 1-10 in celebration of the 82nd birthday anniversary of His Majesty the King, the world's longest reigning monarch.

Thailand Post Office Souvenir Packages on Sale

If you are still not sure what to get your loved ones for Christmas or New Years here is a great gift idea for you.

U.S. Navy Helps Underprivileged

Peter Thorand 21.11.2009
The cheerful US Navy team donated food and other useful products to the Karunyawej House for the Disabled.

The US Navy maintains a policy of having ship crews devote time to worthy charitable activities while their vessels are in dock in foreign countries.

A proposed retail law restricting foreign companies from competing for consumers in Thailand which was born after the military coup that took over the government is slowly making its way towards becoming law. Foreign retailers like Tesco may face renewed difficulties in Thailand

Airport photo shows tourists are beginning to return to the Land of Smiles.

Thailand's tourism industry,which provides thousands of jobs both directly and indirectly and has been much affected by domestic political conflicts and the global economic slowdown, has now recovered with about 14 million foreign tourists expected to visit the kingdom in 2009 as earlier targeted, according to Minister of Tourism and Sports Chumphon Silpa-archa.

Suvarnabhumi Airport Link sets soft launch for December 5

The long-delayed Airport Rail Link project, providing direct rail service to and from Suvarnabhumi Airport, will start providing free service to the public from this December 5 which coincides with the birthday celebrations of His Majesty the King, said State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Governor Yuthana Tupcharoen.

Prime Minister, ASEAN’s curent Chairman, inspects the site of the upcoming ASEAN Summit.

The ASEAN Summit will be held in Phetchaburi and Pradchuap Kiri Khan Provinces from October 23-31. Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Suthep Thaugsuban said that the government has prepared to institute the Internal Security Act during the meetings and that Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwon would be in charge of security.

Prime Minister Abisit Vejjajiva as he announced that Thailand will be participating in the UN’s Marathon for Peace.

Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva recently announced that Thailand will participate in the UN’s Marathon for Peace, to be held on October 31 starting at 6:00 am. The marathon will start at the United Nations Asia Pacific Building on Ratchadamnern Klang Road in Bangkok. The event is limited to ten thousand people.

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva realizes the followers of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra are relentless and is working hard to hold on to power.

B A N G K O K , (AFP) and Pattaya Time - The government has pledged tough action against the Red Shirt rally this month to prevent a repeat of events in April when Red Shirts derailed a major ASEAN Summit in Pattaya and then went on the rampage in Bangkok. Clashes in Bangkok between police, local residents and the protesters left two people dead and around 500 injured.


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