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Provincial profiles

Fishermen seek probe into large number of dead fish

Fishermen in Rayong’s Muang district are calling on the authorities to find out why a large number of fish were found dead at Ta Kuan Beach-Pradu Bay area on 15 March, though they believe it could be blamed on rising sea temperatures, which usually happens ...

Thai dredging vessels told to retreat from Lao side of the Mekong

The operators of Thai sand dredgers working in the Mekong River close to Khammuan province signed a document last week stating they would not continue to cross the border into Laos. Deputy Head of the Khammuan provincial Administration Office, Mr Vannavong Vongphachan, told Vientiane Times on ...

Passenger train to resume operations on April 9

After a 14-year wait, scheduled passenger train services between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville will resume on 9 April, according to a statement issued by Royal Railways on 14 March. Keep reading ...

Thais still motivated to travel

Thai sentiment for travel remains upbeat and many are willing to spend more on their trips despite the poor economic conditions and escalating concerns about deflation. Keep reading ...

Mekong's steady flow of tourism

Pongpet Mekloy argues that Thailand and Laos need to work closer together in order to capitalise on their joint attractions that line the mighty river. Research by Si Sa Ket Rajabhat University is highlighted, which investigated the potential for tourism along the international river, focusing on the ...

Vietnam’s tourist industry marks 55th anniversary amid challenges

Vietnam is celebrating the 55th anniversary of its tourist industry amid a mountain of challenges, highlighted by falling international tourist numbers. Fifty-five years after the tourist industry was founded in 1960, the industry has obtained many achievements, but “new challenges and difficulties have also arisen,” Vietnam ...

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