Artikel erschien Juli 2018

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    Phuket man arrested with 20,000 methamphetamine pills

    A man has been arrested with methamphetamine pills, crystal methamphetamine, a gun and ammunition.

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    Every Phuket tour boat is being checked

    Deputy Commander of the Tourist Police Bureau, Maj Gen Surachet Hakparn, with the help of the Marine Department, are checking about 400 tour boats in Phuket. Any boat found not fully compliant to leave port with all its safety equipment in working order, will remain at port

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    “They’ll grow up to work for country’s benefit” – Dr Pak

    “I’m confident that the Mu Pa boys will grow up to be excellent citizens of the country and work for the benefits of the country’s future and reputation,” wrote Dr Pak Loharnchun in a Facebook post. The Army doctor played a leading role in helping the boys. The doctor also posted photos of himself giving the boys goodbye hugs in Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital where they received medical care after being rescued

  • Thailand says “thank you”

    Thailand says “thank you”

    The Thai Government is thanking the world for the international efforts to rescue the Mu Pa football team and their coach after being trapped in the Tham Luang caves.  The show of gratitude is a 30-second TV spot which started airing on CNN International over the weekend. It starts with the smartphone video of the young survivors the moment they were first found perched on a ledge by a team of British drivers deep inside the dark and flooded cave. “An entire country is one in heartfelt thanks.  Without national boundaries working in unity, the world is one.  Thank you.” It ends with a shot of the mother of one of the rescued boys expressing relief upon knowing that her son was safe

  • Unhinged Elon Musk calls cave rescuer a ‘pedo’

    Unhinged Elon Musk calls cave rescuer a ‘pedo’

    A bizarre tirade of Twitter posts from Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk over the weekend has angered netizens. The genius CEO behind several of America’s most high-profile tech companies Tweeted to his 22 million social media followers on Sunday an unfounded and disparaging claim about an expert caver who criticized a miniature submarine he made. According to CNN, Musk called Unsworth, a British caver, who lives in Thailand, a “pedo” or pedophile in a now-deleted tweet.

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    Writers and artists night – Boathouse Restaurant, July 21

    Boathouse Resort and Restaurant is hosting an exciting evening of creativity, gourmet cuisine, fine beverages and abundant fun and conviviality on Saturday, July 21 starting at 6:30 pm.

  • Chumpon: Policeman shot dead by pick-up driver

    Chumpon: Policeman shot dead by pick-up driver

    The Nation is reporting that a policeman was shot dead in Chumphon province last night after the driver of the car he was in apparently angered a truck driver by cutting in front of him. The shooting occurred at about 11.30pm at the Pathomporn Intersection in Muang district.

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    Pattaya condo fire causes 500,000 baht in damages

    PHOTO: Niran condos, Pattaya – Sanook is reporting that 27 year old Satchada says she nearly fainted when she rushed home to find her condo ablaze in Pattaya. She says she headed to work at 9pm on Saturday night.

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    Thai owner of ‘Phoenix’ now in custody

    The Thai ‘owner’ of ‘Phoenix’ remains in custody after she surrendered following the issuing of an arrest warrant. Arrest warrants for the ‘Phoenix’ owner, 26 year old Woraluck Rueakchaiyakan from Phuket and boat chief engineer, 56 year old Onjan Kanhayotee from Phetchabun, were issued last Friday (July 13). They face charges of a “reckless act causing death, serious injuries, mental and bodily harm”.

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    Chiang Mai: Spanish man arrested in Lampang over UK cocaine bust

    Heavily armed drug suppression police have arrested a 36 year old Spanish citizen at a noodle shop in Lampang in northern Thailand at the weekend. A warrant for the arrest of Spaniard  Francesco Jesus Gutierrez Marcos was issued in Thailand last Friday following representation from UK authorities and an official extradition request