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A demonstrator dressed in a Rupert Murdoch mask controls puppets of British Prime Minister David Cameron (Foreground) and British Minister for Culture, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt, (R) during a protest against Murdoch’s proposed takeover of BSkyB, in London, on July 8, 2011. Police arrested David Cameron’s ex-media chief over Britain’s phone hacking scandal on… » read more

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California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger strongly urged his country Wednesday to quickly implement a free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea, saying a failure to do so will be the worst thing the United States can do. South Korea and the U.S. signed the free trade deal in 2007 after nearly two years of negotiations, but… » read more

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Large numbers of tourists are annually drawn to southern Thailand’s resort island of Phuket, including affluent maritime travellers with personal yachts visiting the coastal province dubbed the Pearl of the Andaman. Recently, worldwide yacht sales entrepreneurs and travel buyers voted Phuket as the ‘Best Asian Maritime Capital’ at the Asia Boating Award 2010 held in… » read more

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Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance & Music was inspired by a man’s vision to organise an annual international cultural event for the Thai capital, on par with those staged in major cities around the world, and thereby also develop the breadth and depth of dance and music in Thailand. The Festival has over time grown… » read more

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Thailand’s premier annual sporting event, the PTT Thailand Open, enters its 8th year as part of the ATP World Tour and returns to Bangkok. In 2003 with Paradorn-mania at its height after the Thai ace had become the first Asian player to crack the world top 10, the Thailand Open was born and the excitement… » read more

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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary, the Goethe-Institut Thailand explores its own history though the exhibition “Return Ticket: Thailand – Germany”. Not only do around 100 works on display by 28 Thai artists, who studied, lived or worked on projects in Germany between 1960 and 2010, reveal a rich tradition of support for the… » read more

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Due to the fast-growing technology and the changing lifestyles of the modern world, many people in the West and even in the East’s big cities have turned to a slower pace of life. Meditation to calm one’s mind is popular as a choice, while taking traditional medicines for illness, although taking a longer period to… » read more

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