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  1. HOLIDAY hideaway

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peta Tomlinson Global austerity measures might be tightening belts in many countries, but it seems there's no sign of the sun setting on our favourite tropical resorts. Thailand, in particular, remains hot for Hong Kong buyers who fancy their lap of ...

  2. Finding the harm in false alarm

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jason Gagliardi in Bangkok Dear Hongkongers planning a trip to Bangkok. Welcome to the City of Angels, recently voted favourite leisure city by Business Traveller and Asia's greatest food city by TripAdvisor's legion of readers and contributors. ...

  3. Bangkok tours resume, with cheaper deals offered

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com After a month's suspension, tours to Bangkok will resume on December 1 at cheaper prices. On October 25, Hong Kong issued a red travel alert covering the Thai capital and 16 provinces, advising against going to flood-affected ...

  4. High and dry, but not without some sacrifice

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jason Gagliardi in Bangkok As I sit writing this from the 16th floor of a friend's Bangkok condominium, I don't think I have ever been quite so grateful to be high and blissfully dry. However, as the vast volume of water from Thailand's cen ...

  5. News - Asia - UNITED STATES

    Pentagon chief to visit Australia, Thailand and Cambodia

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 09:32am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... The secretary’s trip was announced as tensions flared in the Middle East, with US officials acknowledging that Iranian fighter jets intercepted an American surveillance drone last week over the Gulf ...

  6. Thai projects make job seekers smile

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker The Thai government says its US$14 billion (HK$108.9 billion) construction sector is projected to expand by around 7 per cent over the next few years. Moreover, the government's rubber-stamping of US$5.9 billion for investments in infrast ...

  7. One-woman show isn't enough to tackle floods

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Pavin Chachavalpongpun Thailand is drowning in what is believed to the worst floods in more than half a century. The north and the central plains have been submerged in water, in places up to 2 metres deep, and the Yingluck Shinawatra government is now tr ...

  8. 'Widows' village' sad symbol of insurgency

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... Simon Montlake in Rotan Batu A royal-sponsored project gives hope to victims of violence in Thailand's south As the death toll mounts in Thailand's troubled south, a village of grieving women and children is taking root on a riverbank near the p ...

  9. HK tourists hurt in Thai bus crash

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fourteen Hong Kong tourists were injured when their bus overturned yesterday morning as they travelled from Pattaya to Bangkok airport on the last day of a Thailand tour. The 14 were on a tour arranged by Hong Thai Travel Services. One tourist suffered br ...

  10. first person

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Arnaud Leveau is a French journalist, historian and film critic based in Bangkok. He visits Hong Kong and the mainland frequently to cover news and film festivals. This year he published a book on Chinese communities in Vietnam and Thailand, which will be ...




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