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Thai meeting and conventions industry growing despite world economic crisis

BANGKOK, June 21 – Thailand’s MICE industry-- which includes meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions, continues to grow, in contrast to the economic crises...

Hanoi tops list of cheapest tourist cities

Hanoi, June 18 (VNA) – Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, has topped the list of cheapest global tourist destinations in 2012 summertime, according...

Vietnam triumphs at ASEAN chess tournament

Thua Thien- Hue , June 19 (VNA) – Vietnam won a total of 121 medals at the 13 th ASEAN Open Chess Tournament that...

Beach volleyball world tour moves to Bang Saen

Thailand’s annual beach volleyball world tour tournament is moving to a new home in 2012.  The tournament which was staged on Karon beach, Phuket...

PM chairs ESCAP meeting

BANGKOK, 22 May 2012- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra yesterday presided over the opening of the 68th annual Commission Session of ESCAP at the...

BoT: Asian investors continue to invest in Thailand

BANGKOK, 19 May 2012 – The Thai central bank has affirmed that investment from within Asia still continues flowing into the country.  ...

Audi copy Porsche in Asia

The very successful Porsche Asia Cup series has been joined by Audi with there “me too” series in Asia.  One of the top drivers...

Culture Ministry insists Ayutthaya ruins to remain world heritage

BANGKOK, 8 May 2012 – Culture Minister Sukumol Khunploem has played down a report about the Ayutthaya ruins topping the list of the...

Industry Ministry confident no chemical contamination around Map Ta Phut

RAYONG, 6 May 2012  – The Industry Ministry is confident that the fire incident in Map Ta Phut has left no trace of...

2012 Top of the Gulf Regatta looks to re-set the record...

The annual Top of the Gulf Regatta takes place for the eighth time this year off Ocean Marina Yacht Club, Jomtien Beach, 4th to...

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Scammers selling Pattaya Fireworks Festival booths online

Scammers offering booths at November’s Pattaya Fireworks Festival are bilking careless social media users out of their money. Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome said an unknown group...

All roads lead to Trat’s islands on holiday weekend

The first big holiday since its reopening was big for Koh Chang. Cars streamed into Trat with Thai tourists headed for the island as well...

Koh Samet sees revival over long holiday

More than 400 people a day ventured to Koh Samet for the long Buddhist holiday as the Rayong island slowly reopens to Thai tourists. Not...

250 East Pattaya market vendors tested for Covid-19

About 250 East Pattaya market vendors were tested for the coronavirus due to their high exposure to the public. Staff from Ban Tan Man Health...

Pattaya Beach vendors suspended for fighting

Times have been so tough for Pattaya’s beach vendors, they’re now literally fighting for customers. Three beach chair vendors were suspended for 15 days following...