The 15th edition of Lonely Planet's long-running guide to China will be published on June 1. This hefty tome first appeared in 1984, as China – a travel survival kit, a title changed to simply China from the sixth edition, in 1998. The page count has.
Tourism is a bright spot for Thailand's economy, which faces challenges such as political uncertainty and sluggish consumer demand. The sector makes up about 18 percent of gross domestic product, Kobkarn said in the interview in Chiang Mai last month.
In the distance is Laos, separated from Thailand by the gleaming Mekong River. Following the signs, I descend into the forest, spot the first cluster of prehistoric artwork: giant fish, human forms and fish traps - carefully etched onto the cliffside.
“The recent appreciation in the currency has once again raised the question of should the Bank of Thailand cut rates in order to lower the attractiveness of the baht,” said Rahul Bajoria, a senior economist at Barclays Plc in Singapore. “We don't think.
Since 2012, Kristin Addis has been traveling the world. More often than not, she's solo. The former investment banker decided to sell her belongings five years ago and hit the road. She since has lived in silence at a Buddhist monastery in Thailand.
Thailand's ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra 'fled to Dubai' after court no-show Deutsche Welle.
Shinawatra trial: Thai soldiers prepare for 'troublemakers' in Bangkok The Sydney Morning Herald.
The festival will be divided into six distinct zones: The Finest of Living will give visitors an insider's guide to the trendy coffee shops, yoga studios and hip hangouts in Bangkok's Thonglor and Ekamai areas; a fashion and design zone that sells.
Thailand faces the risk of discord between appointed senators and elected representatives after its expected return to democracy next year, according to former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. ... A date for elections has yet to be announced, but.
With one former prime minister living in Dubai as a fugitive and his sister, also a former prime minister, fleeing the country ahead of a possible 10-year jail term, Thai politics is indeed becoming more certain -- to the extent that absence of.