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2014-10-31 12:26:04

HONG KONG, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 146 luxurious Residences at Mandarin Oriental that will be developed as part of a mixed-use project located on the Chao Phraya River. Situated diagonally across the river from Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, The Residences will be managed by the Group's legendary Thai hotel. The overall development, which will be known as ICONSIAM, is the largest property undertaking in...

2014-10-28 08:33:54

DALLAS, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Thailand Medical Tourism & Forecast market research report of 74 pages with 65 Figures and 3 Tables to the healthcare segment of its online industry intelligence library. This research provides a complete analysis of top 15 countries who visited Thailand for medical treatment. All the 15 countries in the report have been studied from 2 viewpoints: Medical Tourists Visits in Thailand from the year...

2014-10-22 08:38:48

Dozens of global telecom industry leaders, exclusive content, engaging discussions and video audience define first 'State of Subsea' expert event in international venue NEW YORK and BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTelecom, an award-winning telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets, completed the latest in its series of 'State of Subsea' expert events on October 2nd at the world-renowned ToT Academy in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was...

2014-10-17 12:30:57

BANGKOK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canal Land Public Company Limited or "G Land," one of Thailand's leading property developers, is making a new history through the launch of "The Super Tower" project in Bangkok. Developed as ASEAN's tallest building and one of the world's top 10 skyscrapers, The Super Tower will stand 615 meters tall and have a total of 125 floors. The Super Tower is positioned as not just a world-class attraction but also ASEAN's new economic hub....

2014-10-09 08:23:57

Linking Global Economy with Local Expertise to Boost Business Events Success BANGKOK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB has spearheaded a response to the government direction of advancing key policy areas by announcing a campaign to reassert Thailand's MICE industry leadership position among the international business community. Making the announcement at the IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2014, the bureau...

2014-10-03 20:20:31

BANGKOK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pan Am International Flight Training Center, together with All Nippon Airways, Nok Air, and Assumption University, announced today the grand opening of a new world-class flight training center located on Assumption's Suvarnabhumi Campus in Bangkok, Thailand. Pan Am International Flight Training Center - Thailand will serve the training needs of individuals, airlines and countries in the Asia Pacific Region and will help meet the ever-increasing...

2014-10-02 08:20:58

BANGKOK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet Asia Airways, a Thai airline based at Suvarnabhumi Int'l airport today launched its inaugural scheduled service to Tokyo's Narita International airport. Jet Asia will operate four times weekly service from Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Int'l Airport to Tokyo's Narita Int'l airport using a wide-body Boeing 767 aircraft with capacity of 235 passengers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141002/149930 Jet Asia had previously operated...

2014-09-08 08:37:15

'State of Subsea' continues to build on momentum from previous events; hosts first event from Asian location with streaming video, global audience, interactive content and expert speaker sessions NEW YORK and BANGKOK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTelecom, an award-winning telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets, today announced that it will host its next event in the 'State of Subsea' expert event series from Bangkok, Thailand, on Thursday, October...

2014-09-04 00:20:55

BANGKOK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand has the chance to host a mega event once again as Unicity, one of the world's fastest growing multi-level marketing companies, agreed to host its "2014 Unicity Global Convention" in Bangkok from 15-18 October 2014 with 50,000 Unicity distributors worldwide thanks to Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)'s attractive campaign. The event reinforces the country's position as the regional MICE hub and strengthens the confidence of...

2014-09-03 16:28:10

BANGKOK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After four days of fun festivities and trunk-to-trunk action, the 13(th) annual King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has come to a close. Taking place in Bangkok for the first time, 16 teams showcased skillful play and created many memorable on-pitch moments, with the tournament resulting in new champions and tens of thousands of dollars raised for Thailand's elephant population. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142633 The tournament...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.