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New campaign could help Thailand recover
eTurboNewsNew campaign could help Thailand recover more quicklyeTurboNewsInternational travel distributor, GTA, has launched a new campaign that promotes Thailand to Asia's fully independent travel (FIT) agents. Given the millions of travel bookings GTA takes every year, the initiative could help the popular destination ...GTA breaks out Thailand campaign targeting Asian FITsTTG AsiaGTA in Thailand initiativemicebtnThe gorilla in the roomAsia Property ReportHOTELSall 7 news articles »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 7:27 pm
POWs lay wreaths in Thailand - SBS
POWs lay wreaths in ThailandSBSUnder a jungle canopy in the dawn light some 1200 people, including three Australian former prisoners of war, now in their 90s, marked Anzac Day at the Konyu Cutting along the Death Railway in Western Thailand. Former Australian POWs from Western ...and more »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 7:14 pm
Cheaper Freight Helps Brazilian Sugar
Cheaper Freight Helps Brazilian Sugar Undercut Thailand in AsiaJakarta GlobeFalling freight rates have opened the way for top sugar exporter Brazil to boost sales to major customers in Asia and the Middle East and made it harder for mills in rival Thailand to sell their output after a record cane crush. Even though Brazil is ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 6:58 pm
Thailand Fears Violence; Drift Clues Not
Bangkok PostThailand Fears Violence; Drift Clues Not from MH370; Superbiker Killed; Navy ...Phuketwannews.vice.com It has been two years since I last set foot in Thailand, a country that I was lucky to call home for eight years working as a documentary filmmaker. This time, it feels very different, as if something awful is about to happen at any moment.Two Reporters in Thailand Face Custodies Because of Pulitzer Prize ReportBattleground Blog (blog)Yingluck must call a halt to Phuketwan caseThe NationReuters 'to defend Rohingya story'Bangkok PostDemocratic Voice of Burmaall 26 news articles »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 5:21 pm
Poet's Shooting Death Raises Worries of
Voice of AmericaPoet's Shooting Death Raises Worries of Rising Tensions in ThailandVoice of AmericaThe daylight shooting of 45-year-old Kamol Duangphasuk outside a restaurant in the capital is the latest unsolved attack on a high-profile figure in Thailand at a time of political instability. Kamol, better known by his pen name Mai Neung Kor Khuntee ...Thailand Protests: 'Red Shirts' Poet and Pro-Government Activist Kamol ...International Business Times UKSlain red-shirt poet mournedBangkok Postall 4 news articles »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 9:26 am
Thailand’s Credit Rating at Risk onThailand’s sovereign bonds, Asia’s best performers over the past six months, are seen faltering as a political stalemate slows growth and risks triggering a credit-rating downgrade. Deputy Prime Minister Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan said on April 22 ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 12:50 pm
New campaign could help Thailand recoverInternational travel distributor, GTA, has launched a new campaign that promotes Thailand to Asia’s fully independent travel (FIT) agents. Given the millions of travel bookings GTA takes every year, the initiative could help the popular destination ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 12:17 pm
Thai opposition leader seeks compromise toBANGKOK (Reuters) - Alarmed by the prospect of bloodshed in Thailand as a six-month political crisis nears a critical juncture, former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has called for talks between the government and its foes, urging compromise to restore ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:45 am
Thailand’s First Long-Haul Low-CostThai AirAsia X, Thailand’s first long-haul low-cost airline, will take to the skies about two months from now despite the tourism market being dragged down by the country’s political turmoil. After putting off the launch previously planned for the ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:46 am
Thailand Welcomes Low-Cost, Long-Haul ThaiWith the numbers of Japanese and South Korean travelers up by 12% and 11% respectively in 2013, PATA predicts an 11% rise in Japanese arrivals and a 9% increase in South Korean arrivals to Thailand this year. Thai AirAsia X’s introduction is seen as an ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 12:05 pm
A Barbarian in Thailand | cbtriathlonHe is currently spending a year in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It's apparently become a mecca for cyclists over the last number of years because of the cheap cost of living, great food, friendly people, and eminently bikeable roads.
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 7:13 pm
Cheaper Freight Helps Brazilian SugarFalling freight rates have opened the way for top sugar exporter Brazil to boost sales to major customers in Asia and the Middle East and made it harder for mills in rival Thailand to sell their output after a record cane crush.
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 6:50 pm
What next Thailand? : TTR WeeklyBANGKOK, 23 April 2014: 'Brand Thailand' is on the ropes, reeling from a near-knockout blow dealt by the Bangkok Shutdown, with hotel occupancies down more than a third for Q1, 2014, a key tourism forum heard Tuesday.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 12:45 am
UPDATED: Lèse majesté vigilantism andAs Thailand's political crisis lingers on, the country's draconian lèse majesté law is still being applied, as two related cases show. Moreover, a new online vigilante group is making sure it stays that way.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 8:00 pm
Frotcast 200: Laremy, Ben Live FromThis week: Heather the Glib Lesbian, Ben from Thailand, Laremy talks Transcendence, and the world's best Smash Mouth mash up.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 8:15 am