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IKEA's Products Make Thai Shoppers Blush

IKEA's Products Make Thai Shoppers Blush | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
The Swedish retailer's tongue-twisting Scandinavian product names can sometimes have racy meanings in other languages. In Thailand, some local linguists are toning down the translations.
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Insider Guide: Best of Bangkok

Insider Guide: Best of Bangkok | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Golden temples, addictive street food, amazing hotels and Asia's craziest nightlife.
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Taksin station removal begins | Bangkok Post: news

Taksin station removal begins | Bangkok Post: news | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is dismantling the platform at Saphan Taksin BTS station above Sathon Bridge to make room for the installation of dual tracks.
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THAILAND: Children trafficked to sell flowers and beg

THAILAND: Children trafficked to sell flowers and beg | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
In an impoverished town in Thailand, a trafficker offered a desperate woman living near the Burmese border US$160 on the spot, followed by an additional $120 per month for two of her 10 children to sell flowers in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
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Lady Gaga Wants A Fake Rolex, Thailand Wants An Apology - Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV

Lady Gaga Wants A Fake Rolex, Thailand Wants An Apology - Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
As Lady Gaga brings her Born This Way Ball to Bangkok, Thailand's government is enraged over her plans to buy fake goods.
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Elephants help children with autism in Thailand

Elephants help children with autism in Thailand | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
The Autism News | English Animals have been used worldwide to treat Autistic children, but this is the first time that Elephants are being part of a therapy to help children gain confidence and overcome their fear of the unknown.
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Tourism Authority of Thailand and Asia Web Direct Co-promote

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Asia Web Direct Co-promote | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
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Webmaster gets THB20000 fine and 8 months suspended jail term

Webmaster gets THB20000 fine and 8 months suspended jail term | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

A Thai court on Wednesday convicted an online editor for hosting posts critical of the revered monarchy on her website, but suspended her jail sentence.

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The red dilemma | Bangkok Post: opinion

The red dilemma | Bangkok Post: opinion | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
While UDD leaders and followers demand justice, Thaksin Shinawatra carefully pleads for reconciliation; and apparently the two cries are in conflict. Nonetheless, Thaksin hopes monetary compensation will soothe the reds' anger.
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Airports of Thailand rushes second phase of Suvarnabhumi - Tourism - Thailand Business News

Airports of Thailand rushes second phase of Suvarnabhumi - Tourism - Thailand Business News | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
The Airports of Thailand (AoT) is accelerating the construction of Suvarnabhumi Airport’s second phase in order to accommodate the increased passenger count, which is expected to reach an annual figure of 60 million in 5 years’ time.
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Abandon land for Southeast Asia's best 'floatels'

Abandon land for Southeast Asia's best 'floatels' | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
For sleeping options with maximum buoyancy, check out these floating hotels in the Greater Mekong subregion...
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Thailand Top for Expats Without Kids

Thailand Top for Expats Without Kids | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
It is no surprise that Singapore and Hong Kong are top destinations for expatriates – but young professionals without kids in tow looking to relocate may want to try Thailand instead.
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Myanmar workers gather to meet Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar workers gather to meet Aung San Suu Kyi | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

Myanmar migrant workers and a virtual army of media have gathered outside the office of the Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN) waiting to see the neighbouring country’s beloved opposition leader and democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi this morning.

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Illness not bird flu, army says | Bangkok Post: learning

Illness not bird flu, army says | Bangkok Post: learning | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
It is not bird flu as first feared, but the illness that has stricken 15 soldiers in Uttaradit and put another 125 under observation was thought serious enough to close an army hospital to all outside patients.
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Crazy, beautiful and just plain wacky: 9 fantastic Thailand festivals

Crazy, beautiful and just plain wacky: 9 fantastic Thailand festivals | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
As Thailand’s annual candle carving festival begins, we look at the country’s unique, and sometimes bizarre, celebrations.
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Bangkok’s Government Buses

Bangkok’s Government Buses | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Taxis might be cheap in Bangkok compared to those in other world capitals, but they’r...
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Thailand to extend registration system for migrant workers | The Jakarta Post

Thailand to extend registration system for migrant workers | The Jakarta Post | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
A state committee on illegal migrant workers on Monday extended the nationality verification procedure for another six months, from June 14 to ...
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Future of Thai internet in peril: Google

Future of Thai internet in peril: Google | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Future of Thai internet in peril: Google...
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Thailand: Internet Trial a Major Setback for Free Speech | Human Rights Watch

Thailand: Internet Trial a Major Setback for Free Speech | Human Rights Watch | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
(New York) – The conviction of a prominent website manager on computer crimes charges highlights the Thai government’s growing misuse of laws intended to protect the monarchy.
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Courage and commitment: a teacher's story

Courage and commitment: a teacher's story | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Khru Suwimon Suwanat has taught in Thailand's insurgency-ravaged Deep South for 36 years, turning down opportunities to move to safer areas.
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Going Gaga over a fake Rolex

Going Gaga over a fake Rolex | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Welcome to Amazing Thailand, it's the Land of Smiles and supposedly this year will be our Miracle year. It is a land of history, culture, world-renowned cuisine, pristine nature and some say that right now we have one of the most resilient economies.

It is not a country where fake goods can be openly bought on the street. Where prostitution is rampant. Where an illegal labour force is exploited, or where politics can disrupt airports, shopping districts or management issues at airline companies.

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20 Tips to Create a killer Facebook Business Page

20 Tips to Create a killer Facebook Business Page | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
With over 800 million active users, Facebook is by far the biggest social networking website at present. The number of users is increasing on a daily basis, with thousands of people setting up Facebook accounts.
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WEF allows Thailand to show political-economic stability

WEF allows Thailand to show political-economic stability | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

At a press conference on the organizing of the 21st WEF on East Asia, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Kittiratt Na Ranong stated that the meeting will follow-up on the previously discussed issues at the WEF meeting in Davos, Switzerland, held in January. Thus, it will be an important venue for Thailand to manifest its political and economic stability and progress to the international community. Meanwhile, leaders from both the public and private sectors will be granted the opportunity to meet and discuss the strengthening of bilateral and regional cooperation.

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Suu Kyi makes history with arrival in Thailand - CNN.com

Suu Kyi makes history with arrival in Thailand - CNN.com | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi made history Tuesday by stepping on foreign soil for the first time in more than two decades.
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Thailand hands webmaster suspended sentence in landmark royal defamation case

Thailand hands webmaster suspended sentence in landmark royal defamation case | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
A Thai webmaster at the center of a landmark court case over the management of comments defaming the country's royal family has been handed an 8 month suspended sentence and $630 fine ...
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