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2013-03-08 04:20:07

BANGKOK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bangkok, Thailand is aiming to become centre for the regional aviation which will provide full-service for aircraft repair and maintenance, as well as training centre for regional pilots and air crew. Strategically located within the region along with strong supporting industries on aviation, the opportunities for growth and improvement are very high. The Boeing forecasted there will be 8,960 new airplanes in the period from 2009 to 2028 for Asia-Pacific...

2013-03-07 04:20:16

BANGKOK, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand government is expanding its current transportation with grand plans 55 transportation projects worth 2.27 trillion baht (US$72 billion) which expect to be finished by 2020. The amount of 2.2 trillion baht of the total budget, 64 percent will be for 31 rail projects, 24 percent for 13 road projects, 7 percent for 7 water transportation projects, and 4.75 percent is for 4 air transportation projects. (Photo:...

2013-03-05 23:02:27

EQHO Communications, one of Southeast Asia´s leading localization service providers announces sponsorship of Localization World Singapore 2013. Having recently opened a new branch in Vientiane, EQHO Communications will share first-hand experiences of their expansion into Laos. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Localization professionals from 40 countries will attend Localization World which takes place 10th-12th April 2013, at the Singapore Shangri-La Hotel. International...

2013-03-01 12:22:12

Pew calls for action at CITES to prevent species from being traded to extinction BANGKOK, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to scientific findings released today in the peer-reviewed journal Marine Policy, the number of sharks killed each year in commercial fisheries is estimated at 100 million, with a range between 63 million and 273 million. The authors also warn that the rate of fishing for shark species, many of which grow slowly and reproduce late in life, exceeds...

2013-02-08 23:02:20

Medical tourism portal myMEDholiday.com, which offers patients an array of information and services pertaining to medical travel, has expanded its robust listing of healthcare providers with the recent inclusion of clinics that do Holistic and Alternative treatments. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 Medical tourists seeking a retreat from traditional Western medicine can partake in what is known as CAM, or Complementary and Alternative Medicine, which is comprised of a wide range...

2012-12-28 12:20:04

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As 2013 draws near, Vayama (www.vayama.com), a leading online travel agency uniquely focused on international travel shared details today on where and how people were traveling in 2012 compared to 2011, as well as the top international cities booked for the week of Christmas and New Years. A side-by-side comparison of 2011 and 2012 travel data, including tickets sold and routes traveled, shows a slight shift in booking trends. Vayama's...

2012-12-21 00:20:26

BANGKOK, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) announces its support to push Thailand as the medical hub of Asia to provide medical services, latest medical technology and medicine, and every activity related to modern medicine, alternative medicine and biotechnology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121220/HK32968LOGO ) The Thai government is also making Thailand the medical hub of Asia as it is confident that Thailand has outstanding...

2012-12-06 00:21:13

BANGKOK, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet Asia Airways today announced a four times weekly scheduled service from Phuket International Airport to Beijing International Capital Airport. The Thai carrier's scheduled service will commence January 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121205/HK25180 ) The full service, non-stop flight will be operated by a Boeing 767-200ER with an all economy class configuration of 235 seats. JFx, Jet Asia's iPad based in-flight...

2012-11-28 08:31:21

BANGKOK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are pioneering a revolutionary new retail development concept where the developer works collaboratively with retailers and brand owners to give the entire venue a consistent visual identity as well as a consistent promise to the visitor" - Mrs. Chadatip Chutrakul - CEO, Siam Piwat Co.,Ltd. US$60 million investment in Siam Center by Siam Piwat and 200 brand owners is biggest collaborative initiative in retail development ever undertaken in...

2012-11-23 00:20:46

BANGKOK, Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fashion and leather industrial leaders expressed their confidence that Bangkok International Fashion Fair and Bangkok International Leather Fair 2013 (BIFF&BIL 2013) will provide great opportunities for Thai and ASEAN manufacturers to emerge into the global trade scene. The event, promising to be filled with a complete range of products from Thailand and the ASEAN countries, will be held during March 13-17, 2013 at Challenger 1-2, IMPACT, Muang Thong...