Thailand - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
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This centrally located Asian country shares borders with Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma and Malaysia making it the heart of the backpacker belt. Officially known as the Kingdom of Thailand it is a parliamentary democracy and is still run by a King today. Known for their excellent cuisine, Thailand has 65 million people and is the 51st largest country. Bangkok, the capital, is where all political, commercial, industrial and cultural things come to collide. Thailand experienced major growth up until 1996 and ranks second for quality of life in ASEAN.
Thai government to help dropouts return to school
Several government agencies are collaborating on a new initiative to assist children who have dropped out of school to return and complete their education. At the project?s launch ceremony yesterday ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 17 Jan 2022 20:17:00 GMT
Escape to paradise: Thailand now offers 10-year visas
Thailand has long been one of South Africans? favoured destinations. Now it has become easier for foreigners to stay in the exotic Far East country for longer periods of time. Thailand is one of ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Jan 2022 04:17:45 GMT
Tourists unsure about new 300-baht fee, question how money will be spent
The jury?s out on Thailand's new 300-baht tourism fee, with foreigners expressing reservations about its introduction. The Thai government has confirmed that all overseas arrivals will have to pay t ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 16 Jan 2022 19:18:00 GMT
Rugby School shuns China in global expansion
The head of Rugby School is opening a branch in Japan after shunning offers from China and other countries that would restrict the curriculum. The public scho ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:01:00 GMT
Teaching that smiles
The words that trigger off as sayings that had been uttered from time to time by our great teachers happen to retain in our minds as well as in other sources. This has happened on the part of the ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:00:00 GMT
LGBTIQ Afghan Refugee: ?I Feel Like a Human Being for the First Time?
Years ago, I worked as an English teacher for refugee children from the wars in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos at a camp in the Philippines that housed refugees before their final resettlement to third ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 13 Jan 2022 14:28:00 GMT
In Search of Thailand?s ?Squid Game?
There?s no shortage of new Thai soap operas making the leap to blockbuster streaming platforms, but how many can break through the conservatively tapered social lens of the TV industry?
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Jan 2022 03:23:00 GMT
BMet sport student is ?packing perfect punches? to worldwide Thai boxing success
A rising BMet Sport Science student is punching and kicking his way to ?global Thai boxing championship success? after gaining victory locally, nationally and internationally. Muhammed Shazaib, who ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 14 Jan 2022 07:20:00 GMT
Cambodia\'s orphan dance shows: From cultural salvation to child exploitation?
In Cambodia, orphan dance shows were once popular as a way to preserve endangered art forms and to cultivate children's dignity and well-being. But they came to be seen as exploitative instead, and ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 13 Jan 2022 16:00:00 GMT
One gym in Paris launched the careers of Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane, and a coach\'s rift made them rivals
The MMA Factory takes center stage as its biggest star, Ciryl Gane, challenges former teammate Francis Ngannou at UFC 270.
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Jan 2022 04:49:00 GMT
Covid live: WHO says ?we can see the end in sight but we?re not there?; Germany to study rapid test reliability for Omicron
Dr David Nabarro says virus will ?pose difficult situation? for three months at least; German health minister casts doubt on rapid tests in detecting Omicron ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 10 Jan 2022 02:45:00 GMT