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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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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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Ang Thong / Thailand

Ang Thong, a province, which is luxurious of native handicraft like, molded court dolls, firebrick, and wickerwork. It is also the origination of Li Ke, the native folk song, hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, the two heroes during Bang Rachan Battle. Ang Thong is also abundant with more than 200 clean, magnificent, and… » read more

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Chachoengsao or Paet Rio is located on the east of Bangkok. Its fertility is due to Bang Pakong River. It is an important venue for agricultural products in the Central Region, with mango as the most popular fruit of the province. Moreover, it is the location of the sacred Phra Phutthasothon Buddha image. Derived from… » read more

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Chainat is located on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River. The community was moved from the old site at Sankhaburi in the reign of King Rama IV. Chainat was an important town used several times as a base to confront the Burmese army. Every time, the Burmese were defeated, thus originating the name… » read more

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