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2013-12-31 20:20:37

BANGKOK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- History was made this New Year's Eve in Bangkok as the world's highest ball drop took place on the rooftop of the Tower Club at lebua hotel. Perched 872 feet high (64 stories tall), the brightly lit, rainbow colored ball was visible across the city for over 1.8 km (1 mile). This was the inaugural year of the Bangkok Ball Drop at lebua, which is to become an annual New Year's Eve tradition for Thailand. Measuring 2.1 meters wide (7 feet) and...

2013-12-24 23:02:56

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau has finally revealed the top 5 finalists who will visit and write about each MICE destination venue. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Over the past 12 weeks, October – December 2013, MICE Professionals/MICE Bloggers from around the world were invited to participate in the “Thailand MICE Destination Review Competition” online contest, partly organized by the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB). This campaign aims to...

2013-12-23 23:23:37

Vikasa Focuses on Holistic Health and Proactive Community Through the Study of Yoga, Organic Food, Cultural Exchange, and Positive Energy New York, NY (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 VIKASA, a popular boutique yoga resort and organic restaurant in Koh Samui, recently announced their upcoming expansion by offering exciting new services and programs. “The expansion is a response to an overwhelming excitement within the growing global community,” said a representative of the resort. One of...

2013-12-20 23:21:37

Let's welcome the new year with music, dance and fun. Phuket, Thailand (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Following the trend of electronic music festivals around the world, the Creative Electronic Music and Dance Festival began last year by the Tourism Authority of Thailand in collaboration with Elite Entertainment and Karon Municipality. Phuket Electronic Music and Dance festival 2013 on Karon Beach in conjunction with Karon Beach New Year Countdown 2014 is another exciting event to attend...

2013-12-20 23:21:33

myMEDholiday adds Panama to its listing of best medical tourism destinations because of its convenient location in the Americas, outstanding doctors, excellent healthcare capability all at affordable prices. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 myMEDholiday.com, expands its offering of the best medical tourism destinations around the world, to include Panama as a leading Latin American medical tourism destination for its medical tourism directory. myMEDholiday offers the web’s...

2013-12-17 23:00:58

CMT’s strategic 3rd Starch World in Jakarta on 17-19 February, 2014 brings together indigenous starch players as well as prominent stakeholders from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and others to outline the roadmap of the starch industry – bio-plastics from starch, cassava starch and sweeteners. Jakarta, Indonesia (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Centre for Management Technology (CMT) will host its industry premier event 3rd Starch World on 17-19 February, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 1.5 day...

2013-12-15 23:00:31

Partnership kicks off with Game Developer Events in Japan, Malaysia and Thailand. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 GMO Internet Group company, GMO CLOUD K.K. today announces that it has concluded an exclusive partnership agreement with a German company, Exit Games GmbH. Under the new partnership effective October 2013, GMO CLOUD will provide the Photon network engine, developed by Exit Games, in the Asia Pacific region. To mark the start of this new business, GMO CLOUD is working...


Latest Thailand Reference Libraries

Large Indian Civet, Viverra zibetha
2013-06-07 14:01:12

The large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) is species that can be found in Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, northeast India, Laos, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. It prefers a habitat within a variety of areas, including primary and secondary evergreen and deciduous forests. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,429 feet. It holds five recognized subspecies that occur throughout its range, and some experts assert that a sixth subspecies should be...

Southeast Asian Liver Fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Southeast Asian liver fluke (Opisthorchis viverrini) is a parasite that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is native to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and the Lao People's Democratic Republic. It occurs in higher numbers in northern areas of Thailand when compared to central areas of Thailand, and the disease the worm causes, known as opisthorchiasis, does not occur in southern areas of Thailand. The Southeast Asian liver fluke is so small that it can only be seen under...

Fea's Muntjac, Muntiacus feae
2012-09-24 09:24:29

Fea’s muntjac (Muntiacus feae), also known as the Tenasserim muntjac, is a species of muntjac that resides in many areas including Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and People's Republic of China. Although there is much debate regarding the range of the deer, it is most commonly accepted that it ranges from the Isthmus of Kra east and north to southern Myanmar and to the neighboring borders of Thailand. Because there have been many sightings of this species in other...

Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Eurynorhynchus pygmeus
2012-09-12 11:48:41

The spoon-billed sandpiper (Eurynorhynchus pygmeus) can be found in Southeast Asia in the winter and northeastern Russia during its breeding season in warmer months. In Russia, its breeding range includes the sea coats adjacent to the Chukchi Peninsula and south to the Kamchatka peninsula. It will migrate through many areas along the Pacific Coast including Japan, North and South Korea, and China to get to its main wintering range. In this area of Southeast Asia, it can be found in many areas...

Lyle's Flying Fox, Pteropus lylei
2012-08-29 15:20:02

Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei) is a megabat that is native to Yunnan in China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Although nothing is known about this species in China, it is known to prefer homes in mangrove forests in Vietnam. It is known to roost in trees, where it can be destructive, and feeds on fruit in orchards. Because of this, it is considered a pest in Thailand, where the majority of its full populations can be found. One colony in Thailand is thought to number around three...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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