Archive For June 3, 2017

Khon Kaen Exhibition and Convention Centre

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Khon Kaen Exhibition and Convention Centre

The Bangkok Post reported last week on the forthcoming opening of a new Convention centre that should be bring Khon Kaen closer to becoming the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions hub for the Northeast of Thailand and neighbouring countries. Phuriwat Limthavornrat, president of the Association of Domestic Travel (ADT) and managing director of P. Incentive…

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Khon Kaen Murder: Strange Crime World of Thailand

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Khon Kaen Murder: Strange Crime World of Thailand

Thailand is such a rich source for bizarre crime stories that I think it’s unlikely we’ll ever struggle to get good copy in that category. Some of the stories you just couldn’t make up.  Now Khon Kaen has its own bizarre case : The case of Nong Em – Warisa Klungjui, 22, – the pretty…

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Golf In Khon Kaen – An Alternative Guide

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Golf In Khon Kaen – An Alternative Guide

This is an alternative guide to golf in Khon Kaen. A whimsical look at some of the odd features of different courses. Those courses include Singha Park, Dancoon, Ubolratana Dam, The Army course, Sribrirak or simply The Ag (because we cant pronounce it`s real name) & Yang Talat   In no particular order lets start at…

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The `Not So Idyllic` Life In An Esan Village

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The `Not So Idyllic` Life In An Esan Village

Yesterday I wrote an article about the idyllic life in a typical, rural Esan village. Well, that`s not always the case, especially from a foreigners (farangs) point of view. So here`s a dose of reality. Let`s start with the wake up call, about 5:00 am – noisy roosters, dogs, assorted spluttering tractors and motorbikes. Through…

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7/11 Stores Open All Hours

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7/11 Stores Open All Hours

7- Eleven. Known locally as just ‘seven’. 3 people are stocktaking, 2 people are stacking shelves, 1 person is on a computer behind the counter and 1 person is trying to serve a big queue. And this is daytime. Nighttime gets even better when all the staff can focus on some funky loud music. Where are…

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Central Plaza Khon Kaen What`s New?

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Central Plaza Khon Kaen What`s New?

  Central Plaza Khon Kaen at Night Central Plaza is the most modern and biggest shopping mall in Khon Kaen. There are Central Plazas in nearly all of Thailand’s major cities. So what`s different about the one here in Khon Kaen and its little quirks? It was opened in December 2009, covering 45 rai of…

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