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Phuket

Phuket fosters ties with Australia’s Gold Coast as sister cities

PHUKET, 22 September 2018 (NNT) – Phuket and Australia’s Gold Coast city signed a letter of intent to establish themselves as sister cities. The intent of the agreement is to explore a stronger relationship between the two municipalities and create international business opportunities. Full story: NNT Reporter: supawadee wangsri Rewriter: tewit kemtong National News Bureau […]Read More

Asia

Second sinkhole appears in Australian city this week

Two sinkholes have opened near the Australian northern coastal city of Newcastle, New South Wales, in the last two days. The first appeared yesterday with another opening today, both developing by houses on Lambton Parade in the suburb of Swansea Heads. The first sinkhole measured around twenty metres across and ten metres deep, while the […]Read More

Asia

Tokyo resumed its place as the world’s most expensive city

After currency swings pushed Zurich to the top of the ranking last year, Tokyo has resumed its place as the world’s most expensive city, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s new report of “cost of living 2013”. This is a familiar position for the Japanese capital, which has been the world’s most expensive city for […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai represents Thailand as UNESCO cultural city

Chiang Mai has been nominated as Thailand’s representatives of cities under a UNESCO scheme to promote local and creative cultures, a senior Culture Ministry official said Friday. Speaking at a ceremony yesterday in which the Chiang Mai provincial authorities signed a deal with the ministry to promote this northern province, Prissana Phongthadsirikul said Chiang Mai […]Read More

Asia

Chinese women sentenced to a year of labor for not

Three Chinese women were sent for a year of forced labor for refusing to buy a bus ticket, it has emerged. Last July, Wu Chandi, Zhu Yumei, Liu Juhua were told by the “Reeducation Through Labor” committee in Changzhou, Jiangsu province that they had been sentenced to a year of education through labor, because they […]Read More

News

New Thai Government to push 3 mega projects: Yingluck Shinawatra

BANGKOK, 13 July 2011 (NNT) – Incoming Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced that her Pheu Thai-led government will push forward three mega projects including land reclamation from sea. According to Ms Yingluck, the three mega projects include land reclamation of 200,000-300,000 rai with an operating cost of 12.5 billion baht per four square metres, […]Read More