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The island of Koh Samui, Thailand, lies in the Gulf of Thailand, 600 km south of Bangkok, and is a district of Surat Thani province. The island is 28 km from the mainland. Before tourism development in Koh Samui the island was a major producer of coconuts and partly-processed coconut products for...

Author(s)
Williamson, P.; Hirsch, P.
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, UK
Citation
Uneven development in Thailand., 1996, pp 186-203
Abstract

It is noted that the indigenous communities of the mountainous regions of northern Thailand, previously isolated for centuries because of the difficult terrain and inaccessibility to communication, are now slowly beginning to come into contact with mainstream society as a result of widespread...

Author(s)
Phonklieng, A.
Citation
Development Bulletin, 1999, No. July, pp 113-115
Abstract

The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between self-reported leisure time physical inactivity frequency and sedentary behaviour and lifestyle correlates among school children in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. The analysis included 30,284 school children...

Author(s)
Peltzer, K.; Pengpid, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2016, 13, 2, pp 217
Abstract

Physical activity in later years of life is not only essential to healthy aging and independent functioning, but it also helps prevent chronic diseases. We aimed this cross-sectional study to assess the prevalence of physical activity and associated factors among rural elderly Thais. We conducted...

Author(s)
Ethisan, P.; Somrongthong, R.; Ahmed, J.; Ramesh Kumar; Chapman, R. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 2017, 8, 2, pp 71-76
Abstract

Infertility is a significant reproductive health problem effecting at least 15% of heterosexual Indonesian couples during their reproductive lives. This article explores the preferences and decision-making processes of 15 married infertile Indonesian couples, of high socioeconomic status, regarding ...

Author(s)
Bennett, L.; Pangestu, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2017, 58, 2, pp 162-174
AbstractFull Text

This study was conducted to investigate: (1) socio-economic status of people in Baan DongHuayYen, BaanHong Sub-district, BaanHong district, Lamphun province; (2) knowledge and needs for resource development to be eco-tourism attractions of people; (3) factors affecting needs for resource...

Author(s)
Saikub, S.; Rungkawat, N.; Kruekum, P.; Fongmul, S.
Publisher
Office of Agricultural Research and Extension, Maejo University, Sansai, Thailand
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Research and Extension, 2019, 36, 2, pp 118-129
Abstract

While research on Asian tourism has increased in recent years, studies on Asian travellers' consumption patterns in Europe are still rather rare. Taking a sociological perspective, this research examines Asian tourists' consumption in Vienna in relation to their sense of distinction and mobility....

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Trupp, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 4-18

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