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  • LEARNING

    US Environmental Protection Agency to share know-how

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 25/01/2011

    » Concrete steps to make Map Ta Phut liveable and ensure safe limits on industrial expansion may be realized soon.

  • LEARNING

    Obama visits Myanmar

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 19/11/2012

    » Lasting only a few hours, US president Obama's short trip to Burma was the first for a US president & rich in meaning for the Burmese.

  • NEWS

    Thailand in talks to host Tour de France

    Published on 02/10/2014

    » Thailand are in talks with Tour de France organisers about bringing the world's most prestigious cycling race to Asia for the first time and are confident of doing so by 2016, a senior tourism official said on Thursday.

  • NEWS

    Malaysia urged, ease visas for Chinese

    Online Reporters, Published on 13/11/2014

    » KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents is pushing the government to allow Chinese tourists to visit the country with no visa requirement.

  • NEWS

    Japan warned of facility shortage

    Published on 02/12/2014

    » TOKYO — It is crucial to draw more foreign tourists in local regions in Japan as Tokyo and other big cities will face a shortage of facilities needed for travellers before the number of overseas visitors hits the government's target, a travel association said Tuesday.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Rock loses hero as iconic singer David Bowie dies at 69

    Published on 11/01/2016

    » NEW YORK — David Bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose illustrious career lasted five decades with hits like <em>Fame</em>, <em>Heroes</em> and <em>Let's Dance</em>, died Sunday after a battle with cancer. He was 69.

  • NEWS

    Urumqi flights begin quietly

    Business, Published on 28/01/2016

    » China Southern Airlines has established the first direct air link between Bangkok and Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang region.

  • OPINION

    Washington pulling back from the world

    News, Peter Apps, Published on 04/04/2016

    » For many in the US, the attacks on Brussels must have felt like more of the same. Once again, militants struck, the systems designed to stop them failed and all the blood and treasure of 15 years of "war on terror" appear more wasted than ever.

  • NEWS

    Ariya can be dominant force

    Sports, Published on 02/11/2016

    » World No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn could overtake top-ranked Lydia Ko of New Zealand and become very dominant, says renowned golf coach David Leadbetter.

  • NEWS

    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

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