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    Shoot your movie here

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 20/06/2016

    » Tourism is a key factor in Thailand's economic growth, accounting for 16% of last year's GDP. That said, the Department of Tourism plans to further promote the country, as one of the best film-shooting destinations.

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    Ancient paintings discovered

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 05/07/2018

    » The Fine Arts Department has found ancient cave paintings on a 200m-long cliff on Khao Chong Lom hill in Than Bok Khorani National Park in Krabi. According to the department's archaeological team, the paintings can be dated to around 3,000-5,000 years ago.

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    New tourism app launches

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 22/02/2018

    » The Tourism and Sports Ministry has introduced the Thailand Tourism Directory app and website.

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    Spreading Thainess

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 14/08/2017

    » Many retire at the age of 60, but not Theeratep Promvongsanon, aged 62. After retiring as the consul-general of the Royal Thai Consulate in Sydney, Australia, he became director of the Thailand Foundation.

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    It's not rubbish, it's money

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 12/07/2017

    » Six years ago Chadsanan Masawangphairojana, 47, looked for a way to reduce the tremendous amount of garbage in her community at Din Daeng National Housing project, better known to Bangkokians as Din Daeng flats.

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    Weaving a community together

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 20/02/2017

    » Villagers of Ban Na Ton Chan community in Sukhothai's Si Satchanalai district describe Sangiam Sawaenglap as kind, caring and diligent. She is the force behind the success of her village, regarded as a role model of community-based tourism and a well-known eco-tourism destination in the North.

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    Sowing seeds of success

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 31/08/2016

    » Two glass jars on a table: One on the right has a carrot inside, the other contains rotten stuff. The smell of the second jar, if the lid is lifted, is likely to be unpleasant. The right jar has a label that reads "organic carrot", the rotten one is "conventionally-grown carrot". Both jars are marked with the date May 23, 2016.

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    Life's a beach when you're cycling

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 05/05/2016

    » The Bangkok Bike Thailand Challenge 2016, a 77.2km race, will be held in Cha-am, Phetchaburi, on May 29. Organised for the second year, the event is hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, NCC Exhibition Organiser and Lake View Resort and Golf Club.

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    Struggle for her homeland

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 16/03/2015

    » Suraida Tolee never thought that one day she would lead the people in Chana district, on the Thai-Malay border in Songkhla province, in a fight against government policies. That fight began 20 years ago, and continues to this day. Her life was at peace until she learnt that the Thailand-Malaysia gas pipeline and separation plant project would be built in her homeland as a result of the government's development policy for the South.

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    Sufficient,safe and sound

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 18/09/2014

    » Many awards and certificates of achievement are displayed in the house of Somboon Srisubat. Seventeen years ago, the skinny farmer suffered great distress and almost committed suicide due to huge debts. Today, he's found a way to get back on his feet and now runs the successful Suan Lung Nin, or Uncle Nin's Orchard, in Chumphon, about 450km south of Bangkok.

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