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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Yingluck is expected to travel to Paris next week to attend the 65th birthday party of her elder brother, the fugitive ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Her request was approved because she has ... if the decision by the NACC to forward the case would have any bearing on Yingluck's travel plans. The commission said the decision to let her go abroad was the military's. Thaksin was ousted ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta commanders travel to China for regional security talks

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Junta commanders in China for security talks A delegation of Thai military commanders travelled to China yesterday for talks on regional security and joint training amid ... a travel ban on junta leaders and cut defence cooperation, the toughest measures taken by a foreign government since the change of regime. In contrast, the ambassadors of China and Vietnam ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Rape and murder of girl, 13, on Thai train sparks calls for capital punishment

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... province of Surat Thani to the capital, Bangkok. The route is also popular among backpackers travelling back from Thailand’s island and beach resort destinations. “Rape cases on public ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai coup dims tourist allure of ‘Land of Smiles’

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... on Friday. “Hong Kong people treat safety very importantly because travelling is part of their daily life.” Steve Huen Bookings had already suffered because of months of political unrest, ... Kong, Japan and Taiwan quick to cancel. “Hong Kong people treat safety very importantly because travelling is part of their daily life,” said Steve Huen, executive director of EGL Tours, which ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai coup likely to worsen downturn in tourist industry, a big earner

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:16pm by BLOOM

    ... Agencies and Danny Mok Curfew and travel alerts following military takeover will deepen the gloom for Thai tourism operators, though first reports say situation calm Coup to worsen tourism ... to go ahead with future tours to Thailand after the city's government issued a red travel alert to avoid all non-essential travel. Even before they met, Hong Thai Travel Services announced ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Reading takes on a tone of defiance among coup critics in Thailand

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:12am by AP

    ... week, though no injuries were reported.   TOURISM HIT Watch: Thai coup fails to dent tourists’ enthusiasm Airline bookings to Thailand have collapsed, a travel association said yesterday, after ... according to sample figures from the Pacific Asia Travel Association. But on May 23, the daily cancellations tallied 5,000. Short-haul bookings from countries such as China, where people typically ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    China, Vietnam back new Thai military government after West's disavowal

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:20pm by Reuters

    ... censorship. Australia downgraded its ties with Thailand on Saturday, imposed a travel ban on junta leaders and cut defence cooperation, the toughest measures taken by a foreign government since ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    US rebukes Thai military junta over coup and urges immediate elections

    Posted May 31st 2014, 02:23pm by AFP

    ... with the Thai military and banned coup leaders from travelling there. "The Australian government continues to have grave concerns about the actions of the military in Thailand," Foreign ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army detains Yingluck, bans 155 key figures from leaving country

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:39am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and disappointment over the coup. Thai airports will operate as normal, Airports of Thailand said. The Hong Kong Travel Industry Council said it would cancel all tours to Thailand from today until May 30 following a red travel alert issued by the government. A total of 70 groups with 1,300 people would be affected, said Joseph Tung Yao-chung, executive director of the Travel Industry Council. ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Curfew in force across Thailand after military seizes power in bloodless coup

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:57pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... announcement. The Hong Kong government raised the travel alert for Thailand to red in the wake of the coup, warning visitors to Thailand to adjust their travel plans and avoid non-essential travel ...




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