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Shady triangle: Southeast Asia's illegal fuel market

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An alleged oil heist in Singapore that has already led to 20 arrests, the seizure of at least one tanker and allegations that thieves siphoned thousands of tonnes of fuel from Shell's biggest refinery is shining a spotlight on an illegal trade worth tens of billions of dollars

REUTERS - 2018-01-18 09:40:36

12 festivals and events worth traveling for in 2018

Looking to plan a trip around a weekend festival or worldly event in 2018? Then check out this list of festivals and events for every month this year. January: Harbin Ice Festival You'll find this festival in northern China, near the country's eastern border with Russia. Due to its climate and north

USA TODAY - 2018-01-18 12:55:23

Malaysia, Vietnam surprise at AFC U-23 while Thailand falter

FOX Sports Asia football editor Gabriel Tan reviews the group stage performances of Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand at the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship. Admit it. If you had to choose one Southeast Asian side to make it out of the group stages at the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship, you would have chosen th

FOXSPORTSASIA.COM - 2018-01-18 12:48:17

Thailand ready for ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai

Thailand is ready to host the 37th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2018) between 22-26 January, 2018, at the Chiang Mai Exhibition and Convention Centre (CMECC) under the theme "ASEAN-Sustainable Connectivity, Boundless Prosperity". The event, the largest travel trade event of the ASEAN region, is rotated

TRAVELANDTOURWORLD.COM - 2018-01-18 10:14:55

World View: North Korea's Olympics Publicity Stunt Gains Widespread Media Adoration

This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.comUS, Canada sponsor international North Korea meeting to send signal to China, Russia The South Korean women`s ice hockey team may play with the North Korean team (Yonhap) The United States and Canada are co-sponsoring an international meetin

BREITBART - 2018-01-18 10:11:34

Sealed Maintenance Free Battery

During 2010, our battery factory, already the largest in Thailand, become the first battery manufacturer in Thailand to produce and supply the Flooded Sealed Maintenance Free battery under our local market V-Series. When we first started, with an initial production capacity of over 50,000 units per

BORED PANDA - 2018-01-18 10:28:10

Korea's CJ Orders up Merger of Media and Shopping Units

CJ E&M, South Korea's largest film and TV group, is set to merge with CJ O Shopping, the CJ group's home shopping and e-commerce business. The move was proposed at a board meeting Wednesday and is set to go ahead in August, if it receives approval in June from both sets of shareholders. "The decisio

VARIETY - 2018-01-18 11:55:48

2018 Toyota Hilux gets new top-spec 'Conquest' in the Philippines

The local pickup war is on the uptake once more, and this time the latest salvo comes from Toyota. After making its debut in the Land of Smiles (Thailand) a few months ago, the refreshed Toyota Hilux has arrived in the Philippines, and they're calling it the Hilux Conquest. The 2018 Hilux now gets a

AUTOINDUSTRIYA.COM - 2018-01-18 09:59:10

Going it alone: 25 life-changing solo holidays for 2018

From intrepid adventures to wellness retreats, our experts suggest the best ways to go it alone - in good company.For intrepid travellers It was 5.30am and I found myself standing alone on the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, watching amber rays of dawn light bounce haphazardly off red rock

YAHOO! - 2018-01-18 10:18:02

Thailand recommends daily minimum wage hikes up to 7 percent

BANGKOK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Thailand's Central Wage Committee has recommended that the daily minimum wage be increased by 7 percent to 330 baht ($10.33) in its two most industrialised provinces, Chonburi and Rayong. The committee recommended increases of between 5 to 22 baht across Thailand's 77 pr

REUTERS - 2018-01-18 04:23:06

Body found after British father-of-two went missing while on holiday in Thailand with family

Martin Wood left his hotel at around 5am on December 30, three weeks into a family holiday Martin Wood, 48, went missing during a family holiday to Thailand (Image: Devon Live) Police searching for a British father-of-two who went missing during a holiday in Thailand have found a body. Martin Wood

MIRROR - 2018-01-18 05:15:52

Thailand: Unending Rights Crisis

Anti-coup students hold posters dedicated to the third anniversary of a military coup during a demonstration at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand on May 22, 2017. (New York) - Thailand's government took no significant steps to restore democratic rule and basic freedoms in 2017, Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

2018 MEDICARE TAIWAN & SenCARE Call for Application

Taipei, Taiwan, Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2018 MEDICARE TAIWAN (Taiwan International Medical & Healthcare Exhibition) and SenCARE (Taiwan International Senior Lifestyle and Health Care Show), the biggest medical and healthcare show in Taiwan, will be held from June 21 - 24, 2018, at Taip

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-01-18 08:08:00

Thai Amata plans 15.5 bln baht investment in Vietnam

BANGKOK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Thailand's largest industrial estate operator Amata Corporation Pcl on Thursday said it will invest 15.5 billion baht ($485.59 million) in Vietnam to develop smart industrial estates. The company's Vietnamese arm, Amata VN Pcl, will invest 10 billion to develop 1,270 hec

REUTERS - 2018-01-18 08:08:56

OneTravel recaps 2017 travel trends and shares predictions for 2018

NEW YORK - Leading online travel agency, OneTravel, has released a summary of key travel trends, showcasing findings that occurred within the industry this past year, as well as a look at what's on the horizon in 2018. From the most expensive months to book airline tickets to the most popular desti

TRAVELDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Uber partners with taxi firm ComfortDelGro for new Singapore service

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Uber Technologies and Singapore's top taxi operator ComfortDelGro Corp Ltd will launch a new ride-hailing service in Singapore from Friday, as they team up against their key regional rival Grab. UberFLASH, that will connect riders to drivers closest to them - either a private

REUTERS UK - 2018-01-18 08:22:51

Travel the world with a bat tourist

JoEllen Arnold with two members of BatThai, P'Kwang and Kop, during her latest bat trip to Thailand. Daniel Hargreaves/Courtesy photo Many people make special travel plans with hopes to see new species of birds. Why not do the same with a different flighted member of the animal kingdom? Yolo Basin

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 00:39:32

Cho, one of the great porridges of the world

There ain't nothin' in this whole wide world as comforting and warming and tastebud-caressing as Asian porridge. Known as jok in Thailand, baw baw in Cambodia, cho in Vietnam. At this very moment, I'm chowing down on cho, right here in the middle of Little Saigon. Vinh's a pretty recent arrival from

SAN DIEGO WEEKLY READER - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Tourist vandalism sparks outrage in Thailand

Tone-deaf tourists are vandalizing the streets of Thailand. On Saturday, a couple was spotted spraying graffiti on a wall in Ko Lanta, a sleepy island district east of Phuket. Photos of the wannabe street artists caught in the act were uploaded on Facebook, although they still remain unidentified, r

YAHOO! - 2018-01-17 19:04:50

RuPaul to star in 'Drag Queens on a Plane' and Drag Race Thailand announced

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Award-winning production company World of Wonder announces today it is in development on the upcoming scripted comedy feature "Drag Queens on a Plane," executive produced by RuPaul Charles and World of Wonder's Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato and Tom Campbell. From the producers o

LGBTWEEKLY.COM - 2018-01-17 19:47:43