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Visitors mass in Hua Hin to pay tribute to beloved monarch Thousands upon thousands of people, dressed in yellow, gathered at different locations to mark Coronation Day yesterday, with the biggest ceremony held in the resort town of Hua Hin, where His Majesty the King currently resides. Yesterday marked His Majesty’s 64th year on the… » read more

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Six Senses Phuket Raceweek has become one of the region’s favourite yacht racing events, comprising four days of world-class yacht racing and five nights of beachside parties at a 5-star hotel – all captured for international TV broadcast to 140 million households.

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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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