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One Thai destination made the list this year: the Trang Islands. Trang came in eighth, with the guide praising the series of islands for perfect tropical weather, white sand beaches and gorgeous coral reefs featuring breath-taking marine life.
Lonely Planet recently released its annual list of top destinations to visit around the world, including the top 10 destinations in Asia.

Mr Jattanathammajit, who lives in Trang in southern Thailand, says he found out about the accident from the mother of his daughter's roommate.
A 42-year-old woman is facing human trafficking charges after she allegedly forced her underage daughter to sleep with an elderly man for money and eventually became pregnant.
police believe the girl was 13 at the time of the original incident in Trang's Kan Tang district. The girl's grandmother is alleged to have continued the arrangement until the girl became pregnant.
The horizon has gradually turned to a fine golden tint. Pink clouds float over rows of yor (large square dip fishing-catching nets) at the mouth of Pak Pra Canal in Khuan Khanun district, Phatthalung.

And there, among outlets like Petzone Tropical fish and Home Medical Supply, was Phuong Trang's sign: a painting of boats and birds sailing and flying upriver toward a distant mountain.
VietnamNet Bridge - More than 1.98 million Chinese tourists have visited Vietnam this year, up a staggering 57.7% against the same period a year earlier, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Trang: - police in Trang in Southern Thailand have charged a 66 year old grandmother with selling her own granddaughter for sex.
markets posting the growth in the nine-month period included Hong Kong (79%), China (57.7%), the Republic of Korea (39.9%), Thailand (34.1%), New Zealand (31.7%), Italy (31.1%), Spain (27.9%), Russia (26.5%), the Netherland (24.4%) and Sweden (23.8 ...
As some of you may remember, six years ago Ecclestone sent Hans Geist to Nha Trang, to offer a deal to the local authorities and everything went well until they were told they'd have to pay for the construction of a new circuit and a hefty promoters ...
A third Vietnam 1-2 followed in woodball - a variant of croquet in which a ball is hit through gates using a mallet - when Phan Thi Phuong finished first in the women's fairway competition ahead of Nguyen Huyen Trang. Kazakhstan's Vitaliy Khudyakov is ...
According to a recent report by global real estate service firm JLL Vietnam, investors from Japan, Thailand, France and South Korea have flocked to find opportunities in Vietnam.
A third Vietnam 1-2 followed in woodball - a variant of croquet in which a ball is hit through gates using a mallet - when Phan Thi Phuong finished first in the women's fairway competition ahead of Nguyen Huyen Trang. Kazakhstan's Vitaliy Khudyakov is ...
Border patrol police teachers look at artworks by students of Park View school which has opened as a 'knowledge playground of personalised learning where friendship is developed and every child matters'.
The 2016-17 Travel and Adventure Film Series begins with "Southeast Asia - Exotic Spice Islands & Tropical Countries" at 7:00 p.m.
The Andaman II was carrying Burmese workers and Thai contractors back to shore from the Thanya Resort on nearby Koh Ngai. Stefan Burford said he found this at the beach Thursday morning.

A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced most of a smuggling ring to death after nine of its members were convicted of heroin trafficking.
Tang bought drugs from some Mong ethnic people in Laos and Thailand and gathered the narcotics at the house of his father, Trang A Chu. The drugs were then sold to Luong Thi Thao in .... On the same day, construction of 20 houses for disadvantaged ...
Trang: - Trang deputy governor Sayant Intharapak has vowed to petition the Palace and to take his case to the Administrative Court to seek justice over what he alleged as unfair reshuffle of governors.
In Trang, a combined force of 50 officers raided the house of 24-year-old Teerapong Prangpan in tambon Bangmak of Kantang district and found 15 firearms.
Hanoi - When it comes to Southeast Asia, everyone rushes to get to Thailand, and reasonably so, when you think of their gorgeous temples, bustling night markets, and incredibly cheap food.
Bangkok - Last month's bombings in Thai tourist towns were not linked to Muslim separatists, Thailand's defence minister said on Thursday, contradicting the police.
More surprisingly, this person from a BRN combat unit called Runda Kumpulan Kecil went on to claim that it was also responsible for the coordinated bombings and arson in tourist districts across seven Thai provinces outside the restive region on August ...
On 25 August 2016, the Cross cultural Foundation (CrCF) has received a complaint relating to discrimination based on race against the ethnic Maniq people.
The coordinated blasts hit Surat Thani, Phuket, Trang, and Hua Hin on August 11 and 12, killing four and injuring 36. As has become customary, the muddled response from the junta failed to instill much ... The Sultanate of Patani - incorporating what ...
Restricted by resource distribution, the natural rubber industry is highly centralized in Thailand, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian nations, represented by the key players such as Sri Trang Agro-Industry, Von Bundit, Southland Rubber, Thai Rubber ...
The police have also obtained arrest warrants for another three suspects in the wave of attacks that spread to seven other provinces - Ahama Lengha, who operated in Phuket; Hakeem Dorlah in Nakhon Si Thammarat; and Abdul Kordae Salae in Trang. ... He ...
... seats at Bt0 through the AirAsia mobile phone application to Krabi, Hat Yai, Udon Thani, Buriram, Khon Kaen, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Sakon Nakhon, Narathiwat, Roi Et, Nan, Phitsanulok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Ubon Ratchathani, Surat Thani and Trang ...
There are 21 direct flights to Danang (including from China, Korea, Japan, Cambodia and Thailand). Vietnam airlines operates seven direct domestic flights to Danang (from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, Da Lat, Buon Ma Thuot, Pleiku and Nha Trang), ...
Malaysian ambassador to Thailand Dato Nazirah binti Hussain (left) inspects a BMW vehicle with deputy police chief Wut Liptapanlop at the Royal Thai Police Office. It is among the 20 vehicles the police returned to Malaysia after they were stolen from ...
Bangkok - A motorcycle bomb killed a father and daughter in front of a Thai elementary school as parents were dropping off their children on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks in the troubled south.
A 23-year-old American woman, Hannah Michel Gavios, is recovering in a hospital in Krabi after falling down a mountain late Thursday night while fleeing a Thai man that was trying to sexually assault her. The tourist fell 45 meters and suffered spinal ...
... attacks that hit central and southern Thailand in August, police said Monday. the suspect was identified as Abdulkadir Saleah, 33, from the province of Pattani, who was wanted over an arson attack on a three-storey building in Trang province on ...
Thailand Junta Bangkok Thai soldiers inspect the scene of a car bomb blast outside a hotel in the southern province of Pattani, Thailand, August 24. Thai authorities have arrested the first suspect linked to the attacks. Reuters/Surapan Boonthanom ...
Bangkok - Thai authorities have arrested the first suspect linked to a string of bomb and arson attacks that rocked southern tourist towns last month, a police officer said on Saturday (Sept 3).
Apai Ruengvorn, 28, of Wang Wiset district in Trang, was arrested on Friday and taken on Saturday for a crime re-enactment at the site near the popular tourist area of Ao Railay.
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai authorities have arrested the first suspect linked to a string of bomb and arson attacks that rocked southern tourist towns last month, a police officer said Saturday.
Thai authorities have arrested the first suspect linked to a string of bomb and arson attacks that rocked southern tourist towns last month, a police officer said Saturday.
A bomb blast targeting a train in Thailand's southern town of Pattani has killed a railway worker and wounded three people, a day after peace talks between the Thai government and Muslim separatists. The bomb was hidden under rail tracks at Khok Pho ...
Another warrant issued Friday was for Abdulkadir Saleah (transcribed from Thai), a 36-year-old from Pattani province who police said has a history in the insurgency.
Titus Suksaard, governor of the Rubber Authority of Thailand, said the premier chaired the National Rubber Policy Committee and instructed responsible agencies including the authority to tackle the sulphuric acid issue after major tyremakers threatened ...
The scope of work consists of subsea tie-in of spools to be executed at Bunga Orkid development located at northern field of PM3 commercial arrangement area, north-east of Peninsular Malaysia, bordering Vietnam and Thailand. The Repsol contract was for ...
Veerasak Sinthuwong, a key member of the Network of Thai Rubber farmers, said on Friday that leading members of the rubber farmers networks in 20 northeastern provinces would launch a campaign urging growers to stop selling cup lumps to Sri Trang ...
The destinations being promoted were Trang, Ampawa (Samut Songkram), Chiang Mai, Lampang, and Pattaya (Chon Buri). Kajorndet Apichartrakul, director of TAT Singapore Office said: "We are very pleased that ... During the event in Manila, Mario answered ...
Thailand was struck by a spate of bombings in August. The latest explosion on Aug. 23 hit the southern Thai resort town of Pattani, killing one and injuring 30.
Four people were killed and 35 injured in the Aug 11-12 attacks in Trang, Prachuap Khiri Khan's Hua Hin, Phuket, Surat Thani, Phangnga, Krabi and Nakhon Si Thammarat.
Veerasith Sincharoenkul, a director of Sri Trang Agro-Industry Plc, the country's largest rubber producer and exporter, told the Bangkok Post that his company has experienced a slight drop in sales of clients from the US and the European Union.
The court issued the warrant as requested by Pol Gen Srivara Rangsibrahmanakul, a deputy police chief in charge of the investigation into multiple arson and bombings in seven provinces - Prachuap Khiri Khan's Hua Hin district, Trang, Phuket, Surat ...
A man from Pattani was apprehended yesterday on suspicion of being involved in arson and bomb attacks in Trang two weeks ago, a source said yesterday.






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