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Vana Nava Sky, Hua Hin’s newest destination bar is bringing mixology to new heights with its glass-bottomed sky deck and world-class cocktails with local flavours. Proudputh Liptapanlop, Executive Director of Proud Real Estate Company Limited that manages the Vana Nava Hua Hin Water Jungle and Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin, says, “What great cities around the World – be it Paris, London, or Bali – have in common are destination roof top bars among other things. Tourists are always seeking a spot offering not just a panoramic view of the city, but somewhere that they can literally drink in the view and basks in the livelihood of the city.

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Minimalist design, classic style and durable, modern materials are the key attributes of Rado’s DiaMaster collection. New models for 2018 include those using precious diamonds in a way that has great significance in the Rado ‘master of materials’ story. Now, combining the high-tech materials Rado has created over years of experience and adding a sprinkling of full-cut diamonds, Rado has combined two of the hardest materials available in watchmaking to stunning effect. Softness and feminity are added thanks to mother-of-pearl dials and leather straps.

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There are plenty of tranquil islands in Trat Province, and they are all gorgeous in their own way. So, what’s the point of travelling further eastwards to Koh Kood Island? Upon my second time in Koh Kood, I figured six main reasons why I would definitely return again and again:

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EPICURE Location: Le Bristol Paris, France Cuisine: Led by the three-Michelin-starred chef Eric Frechon and his creation of a temple of gastronomy, the menu is absolutely French. His macaroni stuffed with black truffle, artichoke and duck foie gras, gratinéed with aged Parmesan is ‘the’ dish that people travel to Paris for. Setting: Epicure restaurant can be enjoyed all year round, with extra tables laid in an exquisite garden setting throughout summer.

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Three top chefs are joining hands at Michelin one star Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin restaurants to present a six-course Thai gastronomic dinner. The dinner, which takes place, on Saturday 1 December 2018, brings together guest chef Henrik Yde Andersen Kiin Kiin restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, and chef Ian Kittichai of Issaya Siamese Club restaurant in Bangkok to work with Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin Head Chef Chayawee Sutcharitchan. Together they will prepare and present the exciting “Thai Gastronomy Series I” dinner.

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Come and feast on great tasting cuisine by legendary Michelin-starred Chef Akira Back who has designed a special menu inspired by his happy childhood memories and life journey. Food lovers will enjoy a long culinary journey to explore and savor Akira’s East-meets-West cuisine that’s cooked using top-quality ingredients. A special night of fine dining is set in an impressive atmosphere at Akira Back Restaurant & Bar, Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park.

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Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa elegantly sits on the tranquil beach of Pattaya, as the latest oasis for city dwellers to escape to the utmost utopia. SETTING THE SCENE “Welcome to the bright side of Pattaya,” the GM welcomed me to Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa – the fourth Renaissance brand property in Thailand. I had to utterly agree, as the bright vibes really tickled me at first sight. The resort is supremely sat in the Na Jomtien district of Pattaya, far enough from the buzz of the city, yet close enough for all the fun happenings. Modern aesthetics

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To escape everyday life and to retrieve my inner balance back, I found myself at the right place upon my first step at Away Koh Kood. SETTING THE SCENE After hours of travelling all the way from Bangkok, here I was, at the pier of Away Koh Kood. My weariness didn’t mean a thing when I realised the land fraught with serenity was eventually in sight.

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King Power Mahanakhon unveils Mahanakhon SkyWalk – Thailand’s highest 360-degree observation deck and rooftop bar at 314 meters high, offering spectacular panoramic views of the city from Thailand’s tallest building. The new premium attraction opened its doors to the public on 16 November 2018. Located on the 74th, 75th and 78th floor of the King Power Mahanakhon Building, highlights of the indoor and outdoor observation deck include one of the world’s largest glass tray floors, Thailand’s highest Rooftop Bar, and Thailand’s fastest video-themed elevators—which allows visitors to ascend to the 74th floor in 50 seconds. Located in the heart of Bangkok’s central business district and directly connected to Chong Nonsi BTS station, the attraction is to become a global landmark destination that transforms Thailand’s tourism scene into a truly international force. Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, CEO of King Power Mahanakhon, said, “The launch of Mahanakhon SkyWalk, Thailand’s highest 360-degree Observation Deck and Rooftop Bar sets a new milestone in King Power’s history. As a Thai company, we are extremely proud to create a new landmark in the heart of Bangkok that enhances Thailand’s tourism image as a phenomenal world-class travel destination. The new attraction is the first of its kind in Thailand to offer a completely new experience and impressive perspective on Bangkok’s skyline.” Mahanakhon SkyWalk is being promoted to both Thai and foreign visitors in order to stimulate the nation’s economy and long-term spending while sustainably enhancing its tourism and retail industries. Mahanakhon SkyWalk consists of: • 1st Floor: Lobby, main entrance and ticket counter for Mahanakhon SkyWalk. After purchasing tickets, visitors will proceed to the elevator boarding area via a Bangkok-themed digital corridor. Experience Thailand’s fastest elevators and reach the 74th floor in 50 seconds. • 74th Floor: Indoor Observation Deck. Experience 360-degree panoramic views and learn about Bangkok’s key landmark destinations through interactive screens and an Augmented Reality experience. Send postcards to loved ones from Thailand’s highest post-box! • 75th Floor: Mezzanine, Restroom facilities, and Glass elevator boarding area • 78th Floor: Rooftop area and outdoor observation deck with the following highlights: o Glass Tray, one of the world’s largest glass tray floors at a height of 310 meters. o The Peak, Bangkok’s highest viewpoint at 314 meters up from ground level. o Thailand’s highest rooftop bar with signature drinks and cocktails. Visitors can enjoy direct BTS Skytrain access to the attraction via Chong Nonsi Station, exit 3. (Conveniently located 3 stations away from Siam BTS Station). The attraction is open daily from 10.00 – 24.00 hrs, with the last admission at 23.00hrs. To celebrate the launch, special promotions include a complimentary upgrade to the rooftop with the purchase of a Mahanakhon SkyWalk ticket at 765THB (from the normal price of 1,050 THB) from today until 31 January 2019*. *Terms and conditions apply. Ticket type Description Adult Admission Children/Senior *Children under 12 years of age *Seniors over 60 years of age Mahanakhon SkyWalk Indoor Observatory Deck (74th Floor) 850 THB 250 THB Mahanakhon SkyWalk & Rooftop Indoor and Outdoor Observatory Deck (74th and 78th Floor) 1,050 THB 450 THB  

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Venice has always attracted tourists across the world to experience its signature lagoon city, however; approximately 70 percent of city is now engulfed with the water due to the storm, leading to the temporary close of the major tourist attractions, including St. Mark’s square. Last Sunday, I took an express train from Milano Centrale, the railway station, to experience the Canal City, Venice, with a slight hope of sun as rain had been falling throughout the whole country, coloring the sky with the low cloud. It had been raining the whole night before our departure, yet we didn’t cancel Venice from our itinerary. I had a rough morning getting to the Centrale station, which we should have noticed that it could foreshadow something even worse, however we precede according to our plan. For two hours, we had arrived, yet Venice seemed to be quite grumpy. Even though the whole city was covered in rain to the point where the sky looked the same as the water, the storm couldn’t stop the excess amounts of tourists from visiting. It was crowded as we expected, and most tourists were spotted wearing the colorful high boots. When we arrived at San Marco boat station, we realized that having a pair of that bright rubber boots was a right decision as 3/4 of Piazza of San Marco was then submerged. The boots might be designed to be unstylish but durable enough to make us waddling from alley to alley. Did I mention that Venice Marathon was held on the same day we visited? It was such a stunning scenes that the runners were racing through flooded streets, while most tourists had to walk on the provided wooden walkways. Be Careful, it’s slippery!, shouted the Gondola workers whose works seemed to be suspended in the rain. Some tourists tripped over, some accidentally dropped their items in the water, or even worse, their newly purchased bags. We had watched the forecast prior our trip, yet this was beyond our expectation. The rain soaked into my outer and newsboy hat, however the atmosphere was still filled with laughter and joys of visitors who seemed to accept this incident gracefully. The flooded water offered the extraordinary experiences as tourists tried to embrace themselves in this unfortunate event, and the city tried to be functional. The water was knee-high when I was there, flooding into shops and restaurants where diner can enjoy their pizza with their feet in the water. The shopkeepers also used the bucket to remove water from their shops. Venice is accustomed with the high water situation, as known as aqua alta, occurring when the winds push water from the lagoon into the canals. The water normally recede within few hours, however; not for this time.The water was knee-deep last sunday but now the flood has been described as the worst hit in a past decade. Fear is rising according to the official statement of the Venice city that salt water may cause damage to the historic sites. While

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In a mountain stream, people are standing knee-deep. Wearing coolie hats against the hot sun, they dip wide circular sieves in the murky water, then raise them up and shake them to and fro. They are panning for tin. But not seriously. Laughing and joking, they are day trippers having a fun time at Tin Valley, a feature of the Lost World of Tambun, a popular theme park on the edge of Malaysia’s third biggest city, Ipoh– acting like the “dulang washers” of old.

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Lots of stunning stories are to be discovered in Fujian Province, and I am so lucky to experience its two radically different sides – the innovative city and the ancient houses, all of which come with chronicles.

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King Power Mahanakhon unveils Mahanakhon SkyWalk – Thailand’s highest 360-degree observation deck and rooftop bar at 314 meters high, offering spectacular panoramic views of the city from Thailand’s tallest building. The new premium attraction opened its doors to the public on 16 November 2018. Located on the 74th, 75th and 78th floor of the King Power Mahanakhon Building, highlights of the indoor and outdoor observation deck include one of the world’s largest glass tray floors, Thailand’s highest Rooftop Bar, and Thailand’s fastest video-themed elevators—which allows visitors to ascend to the 74th floor in 50 seconds. Located in the heart of Bangkok’s central business district and directly connected to Chong Nonsi BTS station, the attraction is to become a global landmark destination that transforms Thailand’s tourism scene into a truly international force. Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, CEO of King Power Mahanakhon, said, “The launch of Mahanakhon SkyWalk, Thailand’s highest 360-degree Observation Deck and Rooftop Bar sets a new milestone in King Power’s history. As a Thai company, we are extremely proud to create a new landmark in the heart of Bangkok that enhances Thailand’s tourism image as a phenomenal world-class travel destination. The new attraction is the first of its kind in Thailand to offer a completely new experience and impressive perspective on Bangkok’s skyline.” Mahanakhon SkyWalk is being promoted to both Thai and foreign visitors in order to stimulate the nation’s economy and long-term spending while sustainably enhancing its tourism and retail industries. Mahanakhon SkyWalk consists of: • 1st Floor: Lobby, main entrance and ticket counter for Mahanakhon SkyWalk. After purchasing tickets, visitors will proceed to the elevator boarding area via a Bangkok-themed digital corridor. Experience Thailand’s fastest elevators and reach the 74th floor in 50 seconds. • 74th Floor: Indoor Observation Deck. Experience 360-degree panoramic views and learn about Bangkok’s key landmark destinations through interactive screens and an Augmented Reality experience. Send postcards to loved ones from Thailand’s highest post-box! • 75th Floor: Mezzanine, Restroom facilities, and Glass elevator boarding area • 78th Floor: Rooftop area and outdoor observation deck with the following highlights: o Glass Tray, one of the world’s largest glass tray floors at a height of 310 meters. o The Peak, Bangkok’s highest viewpoint at 314 meters up from ground level. o Thailand’s highest rooftop bar with signature drinks and cocktails. Visitors can enjoy direct BTS Skytrain access to the attraction via Chong Nonsi Station, exit 3. (Conveniently located 3 stations away from Siam BTS Station). The attraction is open daily from 10.00 – 24.00 hrs, with the last admission at 23.00hrs. To celebrate the launch, special promotions include a complimentary upgrade to the rooftop with the purchase of a Mahanakhon SkyWalk ticket at 765THB (from the normal price of 1,050 THB) from today until 31 January 2019*. *Terms and conditions apply. Ticket type Description Adult Admission Children/Senior *Children under 12 years of age *Seniors over 60 years of age Mahanakhon SkyWalk Indoor Observatory Deck (74th Floor) 850 THB 250 THB Mahanakhon SkyWalk & Rooftop Indoor and Outdoor Observatory Deck (74th and 78th Floor) 1,050 THB 450 THB  

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Whether you are a fan of crispy gins or an aficionado of darker spirits, head to Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park for everything you need for the precious after-hours. At ABar Rooftop, this full bar especially designed for gin lovers, you can enjoy the evening with over 60 (and counting) gins with strong characters from around the world. From London Dry, Genever,

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Three top chefs are joining hands at Michelin one star Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin restaurants to present a six-course Thai gastronomic dinner. The dinner, which takes place, on Saturday 1 December 2018, brings together guest chef Henrik Yde Andersen Kiin Kiin restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, and chef Ian Kittichai of Issaya Siamese Club restaurant in Bangkok to work with Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin Head Chef Chayawee Sutcharitchan. Together they will prepare and present the exciting “Thai Gastronomy Series I” dinner.

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Vana Nava Sky, Hua Hin’s newest destination bar is bringing mixology to new heights with its glass-bottomed sky deck and world-class cocktails with local flavours. Proudputh Liptapanlop, Executive Director of Proud Real Estate Company Limited that manages the Vana Nava Hua Hin Water Jungle and Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin, says, “What great cities around the World – be it Paris, London, or Bali – have in common are destination roof top bars among other things. Tourists are always seeking a spot offering not just a panoramic view of the city, but somewhere that they can literally drink in the view and basks in the livelihood of the city.

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SO Sofitel Hua Hin launches its brand new wing with state-of-the-art of leisure facilities and room types for business and leisure travellers. Guests staying at the hotel can look forward to the new 16-meter x 60-meter Signature Pool, consisting of a water playground anchored by a Wibit adventure course running down the middle of the pool, Thailand’s first Wibit signature pool! The new wing also includes the new One-bedroom SO Pool Villas and SO Family Suites complete with bunk beds. The new SO Studio and SO Lofty Pool Access rooms feature an open concept design complemented with a customized television/wardrobe console which can swivel and can be enjoyed from the bathtub or bed. The refurbished SO Comfy Pool Access and brand new SO Lofty Pool Access rooms boast private outdoor terraces providing direct access to the Signature Pool. The latest expansion brings the total number of guest rooms, suites and villas from 78 to 109. Facilities also include a dedicated kid’s pool area and a SO Sundae poolside ice cream bar. An added family friendly feature includes Kids Tent, a kids club where young children can enjoy fun activities and entertainment. Guest can also enjoy a round of golf at the mini 18-hole golf course and a game of tennis or basketball at the resort’s multi-purpose court that will open on December 1st. For an evening bike ride, the resort’s private 627-meter bicycle track will be opening year-end where bikes will also available for rent. Situated on the beachfront in Cha Am, 200 kilometers on the west coast from Bangkok, the hotel is 30 minutes from Hua Hin, one of Thailand’s most popular beach town destinations. Visit www.so-sofitel-huahin.com for more information.

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Since Airbnb’s early beginnings in 2008, our host community has been providing unparalleled ways to explore new destinations. Our hosts not only help their guests feel a sense of belonging, but many around the world have created unique spaces that are as exciting to discover as the destinations.

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Overlooking the peaceful Layan Beach, The Pavilions Phuket is an ideal coastal getaway with extreme privacy in each room. To pamper your unalloyed quietude together with your loved one, 93 luxurious and spacious accommodations are on-site, from private pool villas to lavish suites – all with the best views of graceful nature.

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As gen X, the first impression I got as soon as I stepped into the hotel was ‘wow’. Not that huge in size, the hotel instead attracts you with its unique design and welcoming staff. There is a should-not-miss corner of the lobby with a fountain. It is a great spot for your Instagram photo! Other than that, the infinity pool and sky bar on the eighth floor is a perfect place to sip your cocktail and watch the golden sunset.

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OMEGA, the Swiss luxury watch brand with over 170 years of expertise in horological world, hosted exclusive opening party of “25 Years of OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M” exhibition, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its iconic Seamaster Diver 300M, the favourite of professional divers ever since it debuted in 1993 and also the perfect watch for world’s most beloved spy, James Bond, as well as to launch the all-new Seamaster Diver 300M for the first time in Thailand on Wednesday 14th November 2018, at Central Embassy. Since 1993, the Seamaster Diver 300M has become one of the iconic timepieces of OMEGA. Admired for its design and ocean technology, it was quickly adopted by divers, athletes, researchers and even a famous movie spy. To mark 25 legendary years of Seamaster Diver 300M, OMEGA would like to bring you back to its fascinating history through this exhibition. The party was hosted on the G floor, Central Embassy, which was transformed into a subaquatic-scape, taking all distinguished guests on an immersive deep-sea adventure. After that, Tipanat Lenbury, management of OMEGA Thailand, gave a warm welcome speech to greet all watch aficionados and members of the media, before unveiling the latest Seamaster Diver 300M for the first time in Thailand and also taking an extraordinary journey through the exclusive exhibition of “25 Years of OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M” The exhibition includes “HOW THE SEAMASTER DIVER 300M BECAME A LEGEND” section, revealing the remarkable history and some of the many highlights from its early years. In 1993, Frenchman Roland Specker achieved a world record freshwater free dive to a depth of 80m in Lake Neuchatel. On his wrist, he wore the new OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M, successfully testing it in a true deep-water environment. In 1995, The Diver 300M became part of sailing history, when it was worn by several sailors of Team New Zealand, who achieved an unforgettable victory at the America’s Cup. Also, One of OMEGA’s most exciting and enduring partnerships began when James Bond strapped on a Seamaster Diver 300M for the first time in GoldenEye. The spy and his watch became synonymous and sales of the timepiece soared. In 1997, The Seamaster Diver 300M proved that is was not just a watch for diving, when it was advertised as the preferred choice of international sports stars including the swimmer Alexander Popov and tennis champion Martina Hingis. In 2006, a new James Bond, but the same iconic watch! Daniel Craig wore the Seamaster Diver 300M when he burst onto screens in Casino Royale. The trusty timepiece was now in its 5th 007 film. Enjoyed 10 rare vintage timepieces, from its beginnings in 1993 to the latest Seamaster Diver 300M such as Seamaster Titanium 150th Anniversary, Seamaster Professional Diver 300M Jacques Mayol, Seamaster 300M America’s Cup and so on, with the showcase of materials and movement of the Master Chronometer Calibre 8800, the technological advancement of this collection at Watch Test Bar. All guests were also impressed by the showcase of the new Seamaster Diver 300M models, before

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Education background Ever since Khun Paranin was a young child overhearing the latest news about the economy while traveling with her parents, she was confident that she would one day grow up to be a businesswoman. Unlike the rest of her friends, she did not want to be a doctor, teacher, or air hostess and instead ended up studying BBA at Thailand’s top university. She feels grateful to have had such amazing parents who taught her to fully embrace all the many possibilities that life offers, which continues to be a guiding principle for her today. Why Jewelry? Business has always been Khun Paranin’s passion. Especially after she first started selling her own jewelry during her first year at university, she has been inspired by women in hill tribe communities to be driven to follow her passions in life. From being a creative designer to a business analyst, she enjoys using her many skills to help create and sell her products. NORWA The name “Norwa” - which means “a person with a pure heart” - was suggested to Khun Paranin by women in hill tribe communities. Norwa sold 300-500 pieces of jewelry a month for THB 2,000 - 5,000 each primarily to foreigners who loved the unique sense of identity and the outstanding designs of Norwa’s jewelry. One of Norwa’s missions as a company is to support women from hill tribe communities, who are stateless, have very little opportunity to improve their lives, and often resort to becoming sex workers to make ends meet. Norwa gives these women a chance to work, earn income, and support their families through hosting free jewelry making workshops and also devoting a part of its proceeds to raising funds for hill tribe communities. Khun Paranin is also working with Indian women who are living in poverty in Mumbai. Obstacles faced From the very beginning, it wasn’t easy. From the marketing strategy and initial investment planning to the production plans and establishing the company structure, the company overcame many struggles - including a weak economy - to become the success that it is today. During its most difficult times, the company recruited new artisans by offering educational stipends and more opportunities to allow for original creative designs. Khun Paranin was able to lead the company even while handling various other projects in her full-time job at an American fund to organize the company’s current industrial processes. Inspiration in the designing of the jewelry The biggest inspiration behind the Norwa’s jewelry designs is the desire to uplift the struggling communities among the Karen hill tribes of northern Thailand. Driven by the traditional belief that the style of jewelry a person wears reflects their beliefs, the Norwa’s designs are of the highest quality and are directly influenced by the unique culture and beliefs of the Karen people. Latest collection The Karen cultural influence of Norwa’s jewelry designs is instantly recognizable by traditional Karen silversmiths. Unique from any other jewelry company, Norwa combines Karen’s traditional aesthetic with modern designs. The latest collection showcasing this is the handmade Norwa Collectives, which

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The link between mechanical wristwatches and the automotive world goes back generations – now Oris is giving it fresh credence with the introduction of the striking, sculpted TT1 Engine Date, a watch inspired by motor sport.

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Minimalist design, classic style and durable, modern materials are the key attributes of Rado’s DiaMaster collection. New models for 2018 include those using precious diamonds in a way that has great significance in the Rado ‘master of materials’ story. Now, combining the high-tech materials Rado has created over years of experience and adding a sprinkling of full-cut diamonds, Rado has combined two of the hardest materials available in watchmaking to stunning effect. Softness and feminity are added thanks to mother-of-pearl dials and leather straps.

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King Power Mahanakhon unveils Mahanakhon SkyWalk – Thailand’s highest 360-degree observation deck and rooftop bar at 314 meters high, offering spectacular panoramic views of the city from Thailand’s tallest building. The new premium attraction opened its doors to the public on 16 November 2018. Located on the 74th, 75th and 78th floor of the King Power Mahanakhon Building, highlights of the indoor and outdoor observation deck include one of the world’s largest glass tray floors, Thailand’s highest Rooftop Bar, and Thailand’s fastest video-themed elevators—which allows visitors to ascend to the 74th floor in 50 seconds. Located in the heart of Bangkok’s central business district and directly connected to Chong Nonsi BTS station, the attraction is to become a global landmark destination that transforms Thailand’s tourism scene into a truly international force. Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, CEO of King Power Mahanakhon, said, “The launch of Mahanakhon SkyWalk, Thailand’s highest 360-degree Observation Deck and Rooftop Bar sets a new milestone in King Power’s history. As a Thai company, we are extremely proud to create a new landmark in the heart of Bangkok that enhances Thailand’s tourism image as a phenomenal world-class travel destination. The new attraction is the first of its kind in Thailand to offer a completely new experience and impressive perspective on Bangkok’s skyline.” Mahanakhon SkyWalk is being promoted to both Thai and foreign visitors in order to stimulate the nation’s economy and long-term spending while sustainably enhancing its tourism and retail industries. Mahanakhon SkyWalk consists of: • 1st Floor: Lobby, main entrance and ticket counter for Mahanakhon SkyWalk. After purchasing tickets, visitors will proceed to the elevator boarding area via a Bangkok-themed digital corridor. Experience Thailand’s fastest elevators and reach the 74th floor in 50 seconds. • 74th Floor: Indoor Observation Deck. Experience 360-degree panoramic views and learn about Bangkok’s key landmark destinations through interactive screens and an Augmented Reality experience. Send postcards to loved ones from Thailand’s highest post-box! • 75th Floor: Mezzanine, Restroom facilities, and Glass elevator boarding area • 78th Floor: Rooftop area and outdoor observation deck with the following highlights: o Glass Tray, one of the world’s largest glass tray floors at a height of 310 meters. o The Peak, Bangkok’s highest viewpoint at 314 meters up from ground level. o Thailand’s highest rooftop bar with signature drinks and cocktails. Visitors can enjoy direct BTS Skytrain access to the attraction via Chong Nonsi Station, exit 3. (Conveniently located 3 stations away from Siam BTS Station). The attraction is open daily from 10.00 – 24.00 hrs, with the last admission at 23.00hrs. To celebrate the launch, special promotions include a complimentary upgrade to the rooftop with the purchase of a Mahanakhon SkyWalk ticket at 765THB (from the normal price of 1,050 THB) from today until 31 January 2019*. *Terms and conditions apply. Ticket type Description Adult Admission Children/Senior *Children under 12 years of age *Seniors over 60 years of age Mahanakhon SkyWalk Indoor Observatory Deck (74th Floor) 850 THB 250 THB Mahanakhon SkyWalk & Rooftop Indoor and Outdoor Observatory Deck (74th and 78th Floor) 1,050 THB 450 THB  

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OMEGA, the Swiss luxury watch brand with over 170 years of expertise in horological world, hosted exclusive opening party of “25 Years of OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M” exhibition, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its iconic Seamaster Diver 300M, the favourite of professional divers ever since it debuted in 1993 and also the perfect watch for world’s most beloved spy, James Bond, as well as to launch the all-new Seamaster Diver 300M for the first time in Thailand on Wednesday 14th November 2018, at Central Embassy. Since 1993, the Seamaster Diver 300M has become one of the iconic timepieces of OMEGA. Admired for its design and ocean technology, it was quickly adopted by divers, athletes, researchers and even a famous movie spy. To mark 25 legendary years of Seamaster Diver 300M, OMEGA would like to bring you back to its fascinating history through this exhibition. The party was hosted on the G floor, Central Embassy, which was transformed into a subaquatic-scape, taking all distinguished guests on an immersive deep-sea adventure. After that, Tipanat Lenbury, management of OMEGA Thailand, gave a warm welcome speech to greet all watch aficionados and members of the media, before unveiling the latest Seamaster Diver 300M for the first time in Thailand and also taking an extraordinary journey through the exclusive exhibition of “25 Years of OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M” The exhibition includes “HOW THE SEAMASTER DIVER 300M BECAME A LEGEND” section, revealing the remarkable history and some of the many highlights from its early years. In 1993, Frenchman Roland Specker achieved a world record freshwater free dive to a depth of 80m in Lake Neuchatel. On his wrist, he wore the new OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M, successfully testing it in a true deep-water environment. In 1995, The Diver 300M became part of sailing history, when it was worn by several sailors of Team New Zealand, who achieved an unforgettable victory at the America’s Cup. Also, One of OMEGA’s most exciting and enduring partnerships began when James Bond strapped on a Seamaster Diver 300M for the first time in GoldenEye. The spy and his watch became synonymous and sales of the timepiece soared. In 1997, The Seamaster Diver 300M proved that is was not just a watch for diving, when it was advertised as the preferred choice of international sports stars including the swimmer Alexander Popov and tennis champion Martina Hingis. In 2006, a new James Bond, but the same iconic watch! Daniel Craig wore the Seamaster Diver 300M when he burst onto screens in Casino Royale. The trusty timepiece was now in its 5th 007 film. Enjoyed 10 rare vintage timepieces, from its beginnings in 1993 to the latest Seamaster Diver 300M such as Seamaster Titanium 150th Anniversary, Seamaster Professional Diver 300M Jacques Mayol, Seamaster 300M America’s Cup and so on, with the showcase of materials and movement of the Master Chronometer Calibre 8800, the technological advancement of this collection at Watch Test Bar. All guests were also impressed by the showcase of the new Seamaster Diver 300M models, before

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Independent singer, songwriter, producer, and pop visionary Lauv has announced today he will be returning to Asia in May 2019, with a run of extensive dates throughout the region. This will be Lauv’s third time returning to Asia, second run of headline dates after touring with Ed in the Fall of 2017. The Pre-sale starts 14th November with general on-sale staring 23rd November (Japan on-sale on 1st December). Lauv has also just released new single ‘There’s No Way’ featuring Julia Michaels and currently on a run of US headline & Ed Sheeran support dates. Thailand: Tickets at THB2,200 will go on general sale starting 23th November, 10am via www.ticketmelon.com/viji/lauv, hotline +662 026 3068. Artist fan-club, spotify and VIJI CORP fans will be able to purchase pre-sale tickets from 14th November, 9.30am to 22th November, 10pm ‘There’s No Way’ already has over 38 million streams, featured on 32 Spotify New Music playlists plus added to Hot Hits local playlist across Spotify Asia and soaring up the local charts! The single has seen support from key international media including; MTV Global PUSH, Sirius Radio, Radio Disney, BBC Radio 1, Billboard, Rolling Stone, and countless others. The pair recently performed a stunning rendition of the single on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. This past summer, Lauv performed his hit single, ‘I Like Me Better’, on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, as well as the 2018 Teen Choice Awards and 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. The single reached the Top 10 of Top 40 US radio, and top 10 airplay hits around the globe including Australia, Germany, New Zealand & more. A highlight of his 2018 project ‘I met you when I was 18.’, the song recently went double platinum in the US, triple platinum in Australia & platinum in multiple other markets, and he has now surpassed well over 1 billion cumulative streams worldwide. ASIA TOUR 2019: 5/13 Mumbai Famous Studios 5/15 Singapore Capitol Theatre 5/18 Bangkok Moonstar Studio 5/20 Manila Smart Araneta Coliseum 5/21 Cebu Waterfront Hotel 5/23 Hong Kong The Vine 5/24 Jakarta Tennis Indoor Stadium 5/28 Osaka Big Cat 5/29 Nagoya Club Quattro 5/30 Tokyo Blitz

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From the recent success of the Big bad Wolf Book Sale in Bangkok in August, the biggest book sale in the world is returning to Thailand by popular demand! This time, the event will take place in Chiang Mai for the first time. The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale will be held at the CMECC (Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Centre), starting from November 30th to December 9th, 2018. People from Chiang Mai will be able to browse through a million brand-new English books at 50% - 90% discounts. Entrance to the event is absolutely FREE. The Sale’s return to Chiang Mai is in partnership with the International Children’s Content Right Fair (ICCRF), organised by N.C.C. Management and Development Co., Ltd. in a hope to provide a wider opportunity for people, especially children, in Chiang Mai to gain access to high-quality and affordable English books. The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale’s partnership with ICCRF further strengthens the aim to make affordable books accessible for everyone and to encourage reading English from a young age. Known for its diverse genres, shoppers can expect to find books by popular authors, novels, business books, architecture, arts and design books, biographies and more. Parents with children will be able to find story books, activity books, colouring books, board books, interactive books and also augmented reality books, which has proven to be popular in sales across Asia. For all the book lovers, there will be a VIP day on November 29th 2018 with a special free pass that allows them to browse and buy their favourite books before everyone else. This VIP day is an exclusive, one-day event held from 10.00am to 10.00pm and entry is only permitted to those who have a pass. Big Bad Wolf Chiang Mai 2018 Venue: CMECC Chiang Mai, 456 Changpuak District, Tambon Changpuak, Meung Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50300 Sale period: November 30th – December 9th 2018 (Mon-Thu 10am-10pm, Fri-Sun 24/7 from 10am on Friday to 10pm on Sunday) VIP Day: November 29th 2018 (10.00am – 10.00pm) Entry for a VIP day is permitted to those with VIP passes only Entry: free

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