Artikel erschien Oktober 2017

  • DSI claim ‘powerful people’ interfering in Krabi land-deed corruption case

    DSI claim ‘powerful people’ interfering in Krabi land-deed corruption case

    Krabi Forest – File Photo The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has said local powerful people are behind a delay in revoking an illegal land deed involving forest lands in Krabi. Saengrawee Bongkotmas filed a complaint with DSI on Thursday calling on the body to investigate delays in revoking an illegal land-deed registration for a forested area

  • Renovating a property in Thailand? Read this first.

    Renovating a property in Thailand? Read this first.

    Life and Law in Thailand with Robert Virasin As land prices in prime locations in Thailand go up, condominiums are getting smaller and more expensive.

  • Got a drone in Thailand? Here’s what you need to know.

    Got a drone in Thailand? Here’s what you need to know.

    The days of you flying your drone carefree in the skies above Thailand are over. Last week, the Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) announced that all drones in Thailand need to be registered. The NBTC said the move came after only 350 drones out of an estimated 50,000 had previously been registered in Thailand

  • Minesweeper relic taken to Phang Nga

    Minesweeper relic taken to Phang Nga

    The minesweeper found just offshore at Nai Yang Beach two weeks ago is said to be safe and has been taken to Phang Nga.

  • Phuket’s OrBorJor arranging training courses for lifeguards while tourists drown on beaches

    Phuket’s OrBorJor arranging training courses for lifeguards while tourists drown on beaches

    Following two drownings and up to ten ‘near misses’ on Phuket’s beaches over the past week, the first class of 30 volunteer lifeguards joined the training course organised by the OrBorJor at the Cherngtalay sports centre yesterday (October 18). Phuket’s Vice Governor, Saint Srivihok, paid a visit to the training session. During the training, there was also an officer from Royal Thai Navy Area 3 giving a lecture about marine rescues

  • “Not guilty”. One judge speaks about the Yingluck Shinawatra verdict.

    “Not guilty”. One judge speaks about the Yingluck Shinawatra verdict.

    Pison Pirun, a judge in the nine-member Supreme Court panel that ruled in the case over the rice-pledging scheme against ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra case, was the only judge to rule her not guilty on the grounds that “she lacked the intention to cause loss or seek advantage she was not entitled to”. His ruling was circulated yesterday, three weeks after the panel had read the majority verdict against Yingluck in absentia following her flight from the country. In his verdict dated September 27, the judge explained that the Attorney-General had prosecuted Yingluck for negligence or misconduct.

  • Another Russian tourist drowns at Karon Beach

    Another Russian tourist drowns at Karon Beach

    Another Russian tourist has drowned in the seas off Karon Beach today (October 18), while swimming in a red flag zone. This time the man was swimming at the far southern end of Karon Beach

  • Guns, loan contracts seized in Phang Nga raid

    Guns, loan contracts seized in Phang Nga raid

    A large amount of weapons and some loan contracts were seized during a raid by police, army and administrative officials on a snooker club in Phang Nga’s Muang district today (October 18).

  • Landslide in Thailand’s north kills one

    Landslide in Thailand’s north kills one

    A Karen resident sustained fatal injuries after a downpour-triggered landslide hit a shophouse on the Mae Ramat-Ban Tak road in Tak’s Mae Ramat district on Wednesday morning. Following a 2am report of a landslide in Ban Nong Luang, police rushed to inspect the scene.

  • Three vehicles in a crash in Thalang kills one, injures another

    Three vehicles in a crash in Thalang kills one, injures another

    At the scene, a car, motorcycle and truck had collided. The motorcyclist died in the collision.