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Thailand shielded from Turkey rout

THE turmoil in Turkey's financial markets presents only a limited threat to Thailand, according to the Bank of Thailand (BOT), ...


City to Keep Closer Eye on Sex in Bangkok Parks

-- City Hall on Tuesday detailed plans to discourage people from using Bangkok's public parks for sex by increasing the ...


Former NBA Star Richardson to visit Bangkok

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that former NBA player Jason Richardson will travel to Bangkok to participate in ...


Up to 900 people expected to play GAA in Bangkok

Records are set to be broken at the 2018 FEXCO Asian Gaelic Games in Bangkok. Derryman Joe Trolan, based in ...


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30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Violent Taliban attack continues in Ghazni on third day

KABUL, Afghanistan - The battle for the strategic city of Ghazni in Afghanistan continued to rage into its third day, ...

GSIS offers emergency loan to typhoon victims

MANILA, August 15 --The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is offering emergency loan to a total of 76,986 active members ...

Fiji celebrates India's Independence Day

Suva [Fiji], August 15 (ANI): Fiji was the first place where the Indian national flag was hoisted on the occasion ...

I-Day: US congratulates India on taking place as leading global power

New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Wishing India on its 72nd Independence Day, the United States of America hailed India ...

Business

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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

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Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...


Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...


Swedish PM fumes after Masked youths torch 80 cars overnight

GOTEBORG, Sweden - In a bizarre night of vandalism, masked youngsters in different parts of Sweden torched dozens of cars, ...


Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...


Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

TEHRAN, Iran - Amid rising tensions with the U.S., after the country’s President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear ...


Patients, staff flee Spanish hospital after it catches fire

MADRID, Spain - A hospital in the Canary Islands was set ablaze by a patient’s relative on Monday night, which ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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