• Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    Hanoi’s puppeteers struggle to keep their tradition alive
    In a darkened theatre in central Hanoi, a wooden dragon emerges from a pool to the sound of cymbals crashing in a traditional water puppet show that lures hundreds of tourists daily but is largely shunned by locals.
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:40
    Tearful apology from remorseful trio
    THREE THAI men arrested for preying on tourists around Rattanakosin Island in Bangkok have made tearful confessions, apologised to the public for tarnishing Thailand's reputation and sworn they will never do it again.
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:45
    Two charged over Chinese tourist assault
    Two men have been charged with assault after they allegedly attacked two Chinese tourists following an argument on a speedboat on Wednesday.
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  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:03
    Bus with 33 Chinese tourists on brink of falling into Phuket ravine
    A bus carrying 33 Chinese tourists to a hotel in Phuket developed a brake malfunction and was on the brink of falling into a roadside ravine in Phuket’s Muang district late on Tuesday night.
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  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:50
    Chon Buri beach polluted by garbage from sea
    Local vendors and tourism operators are angry as a popular beach in Chon Buri's Sattahip district has been covered in garbage from the sea for over a week, chasing tourists away.
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  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:18
    Dutch ambassador shares concerns over safety of Phuket tourists
    Phuket Vice Governor Thawornwat Kongkaew welcomed the Netherlands' ambassador-designate in Thailand, Kees Rade, and the Dutch honorary consul for Phuket, Seven Smulders, over the weekend.
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  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    ‘Major infrastructure boost needed’ to cope with burgeoning tourism 
    THAILAND EXPECTS the number of international tourists to hit 60 million in 2030, forcing the country to expand its investment in developing the infrastructure needed to support them, up from an anticipated 38 million this year, Tourism and Sports Ministry permanent secretary Pongpanu Svetarundra said in an interview with The Nation. 
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    South Korean investors eye Asean tourism industry
    SOUTH KOREAN investors are interested in expanding their investment in the tourism industry throughout the Asean bloc due to strong interest of international tourists in the region.
  • Sun, 10 Jun 2018 12:31
    Two tourists killed after sedan crashes into their bike
    Two Taiwanese tourists in their 20s were killed after a sedan lost control on a slippery road following rains and crashed into the rear of their motorcycle in Lampang province on Saturday evening.
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  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    Asean poised for tourism bonanza
    COUNTRIES in the Asean region are gearing up to exploit the economic gains from a projected surge in the ranks of foreign tourists from 120 million last year to just shy of 200 million in 2030.
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 06:59
    India to offer 30-day free visas to Indonesian visitors
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced at an Indian diaspora meeting on Wednesday that India will offer a 30-day free visa facility for Indonesian tourists.
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  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 12:25
    Thai Taste Festival for tourists and tummies
    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is bringing together 134 restaurants and street-food vendors for the Amazing Thai Taste Festival from June 8 to 10 in Bangkok’s Siam Square
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:24
    Mother watches helplessly as her toddler drowns in Phitsanulok reservoir
    An 11-month-old boy has drowned after he slipped out of a duck-shaped rubber ring while swimming with his mother in a reservoir popular with tourists in Phitsanulok.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:15
    Four Trang islands closed four months
    Four Trang islands have been closed to tourists for four months to allow time for their ecosystems to rehabilitate.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 01:00
    Odd customs at Customs
    Re: “Excise official offers to make amends to tourists hit with liquor fine”, News, May 25.
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