Celebs gather for Thailand’s tourism campaign for women

22 August 2017, 5:42 am

BANGKOK — Over 50 women celebrities and influencers from different parts of the world gathered at the recent launch of the Women’s Journey Thailand 2017 Campaign. Now on its second year, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) special project is ...... Read More »

Thailand approves design contract for rail project with China

22 August 2017, 4:33 am

The 250-km high-speed rail line will link the Thai capital of Bangkok and the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima and is scheduled to be operational by 2021. It is part of China’s controversial Belt and Road initiative, which aims to build a moder ...... Read More »

Thai exports seen rising 11.6 percent y/y in July: Reuters poll

21 August 2017, 9:50 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's customs-cleared annual exports probably rose for a fifth straight month in July, a Reuters poll showed, supported by improved global growth and strong demand for commodities. Exports, a key driver of Thailand's growth ...... Read More »

Muay Thai legend, Buakaw – the taxi driver?

21 August 2017, 6:35 pm

Pramuk Gym, in Bangkok, Thailand, under the ring name Buakaw Por. Pramuk (Thai: บัวขาว ป.ประมุข). He is the former two-time Omnoi Stadium champion, Lumpini Stadium Toyota Marathon champion, Thailand Featherweight champion and two ...... Read More »

The 1904 Traveller's Guide to Bangkok and Siam

21 August 2017, 2:07 pm

Antonio’s book offers a quirky, interesting look at the Thai Kingdom during the years of Chulalongkorn’s reign. The introduction suggests Antonio was a professional photographer of Portuguese descent living in Bangkok at the turn of the 20th century.... Read More »

Toyota’s Yaris ATIV Takes on Thailand’s Eco-Sedans

21 August 2017, 12:34 am

BANGKOK – Toyota launches a significant model in its quest to shore up its Thailand market share with the new Yaris ATIV, its first offering in the country’s Eco-sedan segment. With class-leading features and competitive pricing, Toyota Thailand ...... Read More »

Thai crown holdings at center of Bangkok redevelopment blitz

20 August 2017, 6:16 pm

BANGKOK -- Thailand's monarchy has been opening up prime pieces of real estate in this bustling capital to a series of major urban redevelopment projects, drawing a flood of domestic and international investments amid concerns of a property bubble.... Read More »

South Thailand Islands & Bangkok

20 August 2017, 12:45 am

Crossing over the border to Thailand our first destination was the tropical island of Koh Tao on the Eastern Coast. We travelled for a day and a half by land and sea to get there from Malaysia but it was worth every minute! Koh Tao or "Turtle Island" is ...... Read More »

Vietnamese food wins hearts of Thai consumers at Bangkok expo

19 August 2017, 9:41 pm

The 2nd Vietnamese Goods Expo currently organized in Bangkok, Thailand is generating great responses from local consumers, who show particular love for Vietnam’s food. The food section was crowded with waves of customers waiting try delicious Vietnamese ...... Read More »

People in Thailand are paying to stay in a prison-themed hostel where you sleep behind iron bars

17 August 2017, 10:50 am

A new prison-themed hostel has opened in Thailand. The Sook Station, which is located in Bangkok, puts guests in cells for the night, providing a real but fun jail experience. At check-in, guests have their mugshots taken, are given inmate numbers and ...... Read More »

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