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MARKETING OUR REGION NEEDS MORE THAN SLOGANS – An RCR Editorial

With domestic visitors as the current tourism focus, our region is well placed to be at the forefront of this market.  Well...

THE CAVE RESCUE TWO YEARS ON; THERE’S MUCH MORE STILL TO BE TOLD

The rescue of the 12 boys of the Wild Boars football team and their coach from the flooded Tham Luang Nang Non...

ASEAN COVID-19 CASES – THE PHILIPPINES, INDONESIA AND SINGAPORE ARE THE STAND-OUTS

The Royal Coast Review does not publish a daily COVID-19 ‘score’ which in our opinion does little towards informing readers about the bigger picture,...

Thailand’s Education Minister Plans To Overhaul the Education System

The Education Minister has announced plans to improve the standard of education in Thailand with a focus on developing a platform called “Thailand Education...

The ‘Royal Coast of Thailand’; What’s in a Name?

The ‘Royal Coast Review’ is a considered choice for our publication’s name to reflect the heritage of our region.  The name ‘Royal Coast’ was first...

OPENING UP THE COUNTRY IS ‘ESSENTIAL’ TO KICKSTART AN ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Bangkok Post’s Kavi Chongkittavorn is a veteran journalist on regional affairs; he what he has to say about the current COVID-19 restrictions...

WHY WAS THE 2020 HUA HIN FOOD FESTIVAL SUCH A HUGE SUCCESS?

There’s no doubt that the 2020 Hua Hin Food Festival was a huge success.  That’s based on the numbers of happy foodies visiting, lingering...

DRINK DRIVING ALERT – BREATHALYSERS ON THE STREETS OF HUA HIN

Forget the stories of easygoing police and lax enforcement; drink driving in Thailand is a big NO NO as an increasing number...

TEMPERING REPORTS OF RECENT POSITIVE CORONAVIRUS TEST RESULTS

“Foreigners Import Coronavirus from Home Countries into Thailand” screamed the headline in some media outlets as Thailand’s health department reported that two...

RETIREES STRANDED ABROAD; PLEAS FOR A COMPASSIONATE AND HUMANITARIAN APPROACH

“On a retirement visa, re-entry permit expires October, 6 years in Thailand, a Thai partner for 4 years waiting for me. I feel...

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