Chanthaburi (Thailand)

Type: City
Name: Chanthaburi (Thailand)
Country: Thailand
Latitude: 12.61
Longitude: 102.110001
population: 99,819
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Reviving a century-old era

For 300 years, the community of Chanthabun has clung to a riverbank in the verdant province of Chanthaburi, building up a deep sense of history and culture.The people are proud of their cultural roots and are actively involved in efforts to preserve their ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Campaigns beef up domestic travel

There are many beautiful places in this country to visit, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is trying to promote them among Thais.Three key campaigns are under way to help domestic tourism reach its 2015 targets of 800 billion baht in revenue, ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Minister spells out long-term plans

Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul is working on long-term tourism strategies and plans that will bear fruit from next year.This is in response to the private sector urging tourism reform to maintain Thailand's competitiveness in the ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Thailand’s ambitious plan to draw tourists to the provinces

Tourist arrivals have cooled off but Thailand is hoping to revive tourism by focusing on 12 provinces. — AFP pic BANGKOK, Oct 20 — The Thai Tourism Department has outlined a plan to develop new tourist attractions as part of next year's campaigns with ... [Published Malay Mail - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Weather Forecast Distribution Sunday 19 October 2014

by Pattaya Meteorological Station.General SituationThe weak high pressure over upper Thailand affects cool with fog in the morning in the North and the Northeast. The easterly wave moves to the upper Gulf of Thailand leading to widely scattered rain over ... [Published Pattaya Daily News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry rebranding Pattaya for sports

The government is keen to upgrade and promote Pattaya, a popular beach resort, as a world-class sports destination.Asia’s largest multi-class sailing event, the Top of the Gulf Regatta, took place in May with a strong international fleet at Ocean Marina ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

METAL TIGER : Tie-Up With South East Asia Exploration Near Completion

LONDON ( Alliance News ) - Metal Tiger PLC Friday said its joint venture agreement with Thailand -based mining company South East Asia Exploration & Mining Co Ltd is nearing completion following the previously announced memorandum of understanding between ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Photo Release: TUF Support Thai Youth to Conserve Mangrove Forests

Recently, Dr. Wit Soontaranun, (4th from right) Director of Sustainability at Thai Union Frozen Products PCL (TUF) recently together with 600 employees and youths to replant 16 Rai of mangrove forest at Tambon Takat Ngao, Amphur Tha Mai, Chanthaburi province. ... [Published Newswit.com - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Better prep needed to manage Ebola

Medical boffins at Mahidol University's Siriraj Hospital last week celebrated their discovery of the world's first Ebola antibody treatment. It's not a vaccine, of course, but this latest breakthrough — the antibody is capable of attacking cells infected ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

The second Vegetarian Festival nationwide

According to Taoist tradition, the Vegetarian Festival started in China, but has since become a tradition in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. It lasts for nine days and nine nights in the ninth lunar month.This year, the Vegetarian Festival ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Cheapflights.ca Harvests a List of Food, Fun and Festival Celebrations

- The array of gold and red tones that top the autumn trees in North America are not the only treasures that autumn brings. Pumpkin patches, apple picking and harvest celebrations abound and spark rituals of thanks. For those who love to celebrate the ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy rains forecast in the lower half of Thailand this weekend

The Meteorological Department has revealed that several regions of Thailand will experience heavy rains this weekend. This is due to the arrival of a monsoon trough that is going through the Central Plain and is expected to travel down south.According ... [Published Pattaya Mail - Oct 02 2014]

Quotes

Speaking at the event, Robert Mather, head of the Southeast Asia Group, IUCN Asia, said: "We can't change the fact that we have only one atmosphere that connects us all. But we can change how we choose to respond to climate risks in the places we live."
He said many people feel detached from efforts to preserve cultural and historic sites as they view it to be the task of state authorities. "But if they participate, they will value the sites. This is a model for preservation that we apply to Luang Rajamaitri's house" Mr Thip said
"We hope the three tourism campaigns encourage Thai people to see more of Thailand. You will discover many wonderful places you will fall in love with" said TAT governor Thawatchai Arunyik
...end this year but participating countries should maintain flexibility and diversity in making policies on and responding to climate change because "Nobody could know exactly how climate change risks will be in the next 5 years, 10 years or in the future."

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Climate pact inked in Cambodia [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 27 2014]
Reviving a century-old era [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 25 2014]
Campaigns beef up domestic travel [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 24 2014]
SEA countries share experience on building resi... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 23 2014]
Minister spells out long-term plans [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 23 2014]
Spatial Variation in Genetic Diversity and Natu... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 21 2014]
Thailand’s ambitious plan to draw tourists to t... [Published Malay Mail - Oct 20 2014]
Thailand to develop new attractions in 12 provi... [Published VietnamPlus - Oct 20 2014]
Daily Weather Forecast Distribution Sunday 19 O... [Published Pattaya Daily News - Oct 19 2014]
Our home, our heritage [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 18 2014]
Ministry rebranding Pattaya for sports [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 14 2014]
Photo Release: TUF Support Thai Youth to Conser... [Published Newswit.com - Oct 10 2014]
METAL TIGER : Tie-Up With South East Asia Explo... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 10 2014]
Better prep needed to manage Ebola [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 10 2014]
The second Vegetarian Festival nationwide [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 09 2014]
Cheapflights.ca Harvests a List of Food, Fun an... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 08 2014]
Top 10 harvest festivals around the world [Published Cheapflights.com - Oct 07 2014]
Greed: Calls for return to Thai values [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 06 2014]
Heavy rains forecast in the lower half of Thail... [Published Pattaya Mail - Oct 02 2014]
New sites need soul-searching [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 30 2014]
Rising sea 'could ruin east coast in 30 years' [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 28 2014]
Look north [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 28 2014]
Japanese travel agents seek official assurance ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 26 2014]
What a Gem [Published New Indian Express - Sep 26 2014]
Is It A Rollover? [Published London Irvine Report - Sep 25 2014]
Rubber farmers still plan protest [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 25 2014]
TCT identifies roadmap [Published TTRweekly.com - Sep 24 2014]
Online Gemstone Gamblers Always Lose! [Published KOTV - Sep 22 2014]
Bunker Bandits Captured off Thailand [Published Shiptalk - Aug 20 2014]
Fruit exports increase after some Cambodian wor... [Published Khmerization - Jul 04 2014]
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Is It A Rollover? [Published London Irvine Report - Sep 25 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 1056  -17 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. “The problem with fiat money is that it rewards the minority that can handle money, but fools the generation ...
Bunker Bandits Captured off Thailand [Published Shiptalk - Aug 20 2014]
The Thai Marine Police discovered 370,000 litres of diesel on four boats modified for smuggling in Chanthaburi, Thailand, during a raid earlier this month. Eleven suspected bunker pirates were apprehended. The boats and cargo detained by the law enforcers ...
Fruit exports increase after some Cambodian wor... [Published Khmerization - Jul 04 2014]
CHANTHABURI, 3 July 2014 (NNT) - Fruit exports have picked up after some Cambodian workers have returned back to Thailand to work. In Chanthaburi, the governor is urging employers to register migrant workers to help stimulate the economy as sorting and ...
Thailand: DDPM: 5 provinces recover from drough... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 05 2014]
Source: Government of ThailandCountry: Thailand BANGKOK, 4 June 2014 (NNT)-The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has revoked the drought crisis declaration in 5 of the 49 provinces declared disaster zones while 44 provinces remain unchanged. ...
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