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Tattoos for eulogies: Mourning the King

The Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has made a lot of followers and well wishers during his reign, which was the longest serving period for a monarch in the world. The late King loved his people and they loved him back. Ever since Thailand turned black following the beloved King’s loss, people have been trying to […]

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Bangkok bus service to get private operators

Government mulls revoking the legislation of 1983 which granted Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) the sole right to operate bus services in the city. The cabinet, on Tuesday passed a resolution, that in effect, will revamp the public road transport service in Bangkok. The resolution will allow private bus operators to start services in the […]

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Bangkok beats London to become world’s top travel destination

In a ranking announced by global technology company MasterCard, Bangkok pulls down London to become the most popular travel destination of 2016. Bangkok, capital of the second largest economy in ASEAN is named the world’s most popular choice among travelers. Despite a coup by the ruling Junta in 2014 and recent extreme attacks on the […]

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Giant monitor lizards booted from Lumpini Park

The Bangkok Municipal Administration on Tuesday, removed 40 giant monitor lizards from Lumpini Park, a famous destination of joggers and tourists alike. It’s a common sight in Lumpini Park to see giant monitor lizards out in the open, getting some sun or crawling the pavements. An oasis right in the heart of Bangkok, Lumpini Park […]

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58th Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair: Market stays hopeful

At the eve of the 58th Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair, hopes are up for Thailand’s Gems and Jewelry market which forecasts a growth of 10 percent in exports this year.  Opening the fair, Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said that the gems and jewellery exports are expected to reach $7.9 billion this year, marking a […]

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Techsauce summit sees green light for entrepreneurs in Bangkok

Techsauce summit, a conference hosted by Techsauce media this weekend in Bangkok saw scores of youngsters including entrepreneurs and investors. The summit is being held at Centara Grand at Centralworld this weekend, 23rd & 24th July. With forums including Why Thailand needs crowdfunding and Everything you should know to enter Indonesia market, the conference means to […]

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Thais the most smartphone-addicted travellers

A study by Hotels.com conducted among 9000 respondents from 31 countries has revealed that Thais top the list when it comes to using social media while away on travelling. The study shows that many young Thais are glued to their smartphones while on a holiday. With about four hours a day being on their smartphones, […]

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Women’s Journey Thailand to be launched on August 1st

In accordance with Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s 84th birthday on the 12th of August, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching Women’s Journey Thailand – a women-centric tourism campaign aimed at women travelers from around the globe. TAT is calling out to women travelers to come explore Thailand in the month of August when they’ll be availed […]

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Thailand Best Local Food Fest 2016: Paradise of exquisite Thai cuisines

 As part of Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) efforts to promote tourism, Thailand Best Local Food Fest 2016 will be launched on 24th June trying to lure in tourists with some authentic Thai cuisine. The food fest will be held at Laem Taen, Bangsaen beach, Chon Buri from Friday, 24th through Sunday, 26th. TAT also aims […]

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Can Thailand beat the dengue crisis? Tips to keep away mosquitoes from the floods.

Floods are here again alarming us a of a situation that might soon follow. Lets see Thailand’s new initiative to fight dengue fever and reduce the mosquito population. Also check out some tips from WHO to prevent those bites that are least welcome: Killing about 800,000 people each year, mosquitoes are without any doubt the […]

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