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It added: "Prior to each tournament, all mahouts [elephant trainers/keepers], who originate from traditional mahout villages in north eastern Thailand, are required to confirm that they will comply with a strict code of conduct when they are selected to participate in the tournament. "Extra security has been ...

We, however, turned inland instead for a stay at Anurak Community Lodge, between Khao Sok and Khlong Phanom national parks. The 18 stilted bungalows are surrounded by jungle, staff are mainly from the nearby village, and local guides take visitors out in Khao Sok park, a protected area of ancient ...
Thailand's fishing and seafood industry has made some improvement in working conditions, including less physical violence, but problems such as unfair pay and deception in contracting persist, a survey conducted by the U.N.'s International Labor Organization found. The European Union in 2015 gave ...
Since its inauguration, the Second Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge has changed the lives of many residents in Savannakhet. Besides boosting the traffic of goods and people over the border, it has also prompted investors to expand their businesses into the land-locked nation and created jobs for its citizens.
BANGKOK, March 3 (Xinhua) -- A van veered off and crashed into a convenience store in northern Thailand's Chiang Mai, injuring nine Chinese tourists, China's ... afternoon when the bus lost control and collided with a 7-11 store on its way to Chiang Mai from Pai, a mountainous town in northern Thailand.
PATTAYA, Thailand – A self-described Russian “seductress” is asking for US help to escape a Thai detention center in exchange for information on ... Rybka, says she's being held in Thailand after being arrested on February 26, along with nine other Russians, in the city of Pattaya for running so-called “sex ...
A high-end escort from Belarus, who says she was the mistress of a powerful Russian oligarch, flees to Thailand. ... The 21-year-old model and blogger was arrested Sunday in the Thai holiday town of Pattaya along with nine others involved in the sex training course, which was aimed at male Russian ...
There, verdant landscapes meet the jewel-toned sea fringed in snow-white sand with bustling cities, ancient ruins and ornate Zen temples in between. ... And city folk might appreciate a couple days in busy Bangkok, Asia's “city of angels,” where the urban oasis Banyan Tree Bangkok gives you refuge after ...
Visitors to Thailand's ancient capital of Ayutthaya are able to experience the past, thanks to modern technology. Virtual reality is telling the story of trade relations with Japan in the early 17th century and the village where around 1,500 Japanese lived. The project was proposed by the Bangkok-based ...
It was 16:00 on Maha Chai Road in Bangkok's Old City. And although Thipsamai Pad Thai didn't open for another hour, the queue for it was already snaking down the street. Sixty minutes in the stifling heat of Thailand's capital, it seems, is a small price to pay for the chance to taste an original version of ...


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