Thailand

Ultimate Thailand Explorers: Using social media and cash to boost tourism
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Ultimate Thailand Explorers: Using social media and cash to boost tourism

Thailand's Tourism Authority hopes to lift arrival figures with a new global contest. It's so crazy it just might work
Sea boxing: Thailand’s next big sport?
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Sea boxing: Thailand’s next big sport?

Samut Prakan kids have fused their love for water and Muay Thai, resulting in American Gladiator-style fights that end in splashes rather than KOs
The Ritz banks on Bangkok's highest building
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The Ritz banks on Bangkok's highest building

Construction on Bangkok's most expensive condo development is set to begin. Financial suicide, or a sign of prosperous times ahead?
The Siam Sunray: Chasing down Thailand's 'signature' cocktail
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The Siam Sunray: Chasing down Thailand's 'signature' cocktail

Is the 'Siam Sunray' headed for global cocktail domination? The bartenders we contacted hadn't even heard of it. But we prepared them for battle, anyway
Sexy uniforms condemned, Bangkok men weep
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Sexy uniforms condemned, Bangkok men weep

Two of the city’s top universities have watched their students’ skirts get shorter and shorter over the years. Time for another wardrobe crackdown
Our top picks for Bangkok’s International Music and Dance Festival
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Our top picks for Bangkok’s International Music and Dance Festival

After too long going cold turkey, Bangkok gets a six-week dose of culture including world-class operas, ballet and symphonies
4 Thai twitterers you should follow
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4 Thai twitterers you should follow

There are hundreds of Thai Twitter accounts, but these users actually have something useful to say
The best of Bangkok kitsch
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The best of Bangkok kitsch

Giant phalluses, transsexual cabarets and pink bulldogs. We explore them all
The best burgers in Bangkok (if not the world)
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The best burgers in Bangkok (if not the world)

Crave no more -- the happy marriage of beef and bun is alive and well in Thailand
Tackling Thailand's bum rap
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Tackling Thailand's bum rap

Bangkok's Aussie language media mogul weighs in on the country's bad press. Meanwhile, coverage of that alleged airport extortion scam just won’t go away
'I meant to show my six pack-- not my private parts'
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'I meant to show my six pack-- not my private parts'

A contrite Worapoj Petchkoom, a Thai Olympic medallist, says he was tricked into appearing in a local gay magazine
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