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The Green Bliss of Anantara Golden Triangle

  Anantara Resorts is on quite a tear this year, opening and acquiring several properties, including its first urban hotel in its hometown of Bangkok.  The frenzy of the Thai capital, though, is miles away from the green bliss of Anantara Golden Triangle, located at the very tip of Thailand where the country meets Myanmar […]

July 29th, 2011 | Posted in Hotels,Tourism News | Read More »

3G Finally Coming to Chiangrai

  The 3G services — running on HSPA, Edge plus and WiFi systems — will be available initially in Bangkok and nine major areas: Chiang Mai, Chon Buri, Hat Yai in Songkhla, Phuket, Cha-am in Phetchaburi, Hua Hin and Pranburi in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Nakhon Ratchasima, Chiang Rai and Nakhon Pathom. Although AIS and second-ranked […]

July 29th, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Amy Winehouse is dead at age 27

Amy Winehouse is dead at age 27

  LONDON – The troubled singer Amy Winehouse, seen as the brightest star of young people in music, has died aged 27 of a suspected drug overdose. Paramedics found him at his home in north London at the time at around 4 pm local on Saturday but could not save. His death comes after years […]

July 28th, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Thailand’s 85-Year-Old Princess Bejaratana Passes Away

  The Bureau of the Royal Household announced that Her Royal Highness Princess Bejaratana, the only daughter of Thailand’s late King Rama VI and Queen Suvadhana, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 85 at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok due to blood infection. Quoting the Bureau of the Royal Household, Thai News Agency (TNA) […]

July 28th, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai News,News | Read More »

The US Hire Act and How It Affects US Expat Taxes

  The HIRE Act, which is due to take effect on January 1,2013, Americans living abroad will face more financial scrutiny than ever before in US history. Although the Act was originally intended to crack down on wealthy Americans evading US taxes through the use of offshore bank accounts, the unintended victims of the Act […]

July 27th, 2011 | Posted in Economy & Business,Expat Life,Tourist in the News | Read More »

Revenue Department of Thailand Ready to Cut Business Taxes

  According to a statement by the director general of the Revenue Department of Thailand Satit Rungkasiri July 25, the Department is ready to implement a cut in the tax on corporate income tax in the country, as proposed by the newly elected Pheu Thai Party. Although the Treasury Department also recommends that an increase […]

July 27th, 2011 | Posted in Economy & Business,News | Read More »

Update- Dennis Catron first appearance in Vermilion County Circuit Court

  Update — A man on the run from sex charges for two decades could make his first appearance in Vermilion County Circuit Court as early as today. Dennis Catron, a former principal at Maple and Honeywell grade schools in Hoopeston, was arrested June 29 in Nonthaburi’s Pakkret District, Bangkok, Thailand. He had been wanted […]

July 27th, 2011 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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