Artikel erschien Juli 2018

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    Happy Birthday Thaiger – One year old today

    Acute self indulgence today as we announce our first major milestone for thethaiger.com. We’re one year old.

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    Rayong grandmother gets back 117,000 baht in termite-damaged banknotes

    Good fortune has smiled on a Rayong grandmother after she got back 117,000 baht in Thai banknotes that had been partially eaten by termites from police, a week after she dumped them in a garbage bin. 83 year old Chaluay Saetiaw was taken by her grandson, 49 year old Wasant Boon-anukul, to Mueang Rayong police station to retrieve the damaged banknotes at 10am this morning. Pol Lt-Colonel Yutthachai Phorung, inspector at the station, handed the cash back to the woman. Even better, the assistant manager of the Bank of Thailand’s Rayong branch, offered to exchange the damaged notes for new ones for the elderly lady

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    22 year old man killed in Thalang road incident

    A man has died after losing control of the pickup truck he was driving and collided with a tree just after midnight today (July 31). Thalang Police were notified of the incident on Thepkrasattri Road’s southbound lane near the Esso petrol station Suan Nam Sai in Thalang at about 00.30am today. Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the damaged pickup truck

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    Double murder at “Buddha Mountain” in Sattahip

    PHOTOS: Thai Rath Thai Rath is reporting that Chonburi police, investigating the double execution-style murder in the car park at Buddha Mountain in Sattahip, say initial investigations have revealed a number of possible motives in the gruesome hit. Deputy provincial chief Pol Maj Gen Chettha Komonwatthana spoke to reporters after a meeting at Na Jomtien police station. He claims the case was probably a love triangle resulting from disagreements at the work place of the female victim. He said police know the assailant got out of a Honda CRV before gunning down the woman first, then the man

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    Pattaya mayor takes steps to return disputed land on Bali Hai cape to public use

    Manager Online is reporting that Pattaya’s mayor has contacted the land department to rescind title deeds related to land at the tip of Bali Hai cape in South Pattaya. The area is known as “Achaland” and has become the property of Achaland Co Ltd. The Mayor asserts that a “chanote” or title deed was issued by allegedly corrupt officials.

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    Protesters turn to ‘cursing ritual’ in the latest Doi Suthep protests

    PHOTO: File Photo by Nisanart Kangwanwong  If banners and peaceful protests don’t work, try a bit of local northern Thai ‘woo woo’ instead. As part of next month’s protests agains the Doi Suthep housing development in Chiang Mai organisers are planning a ‘cursing ritual’. The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network is staging a major protest in late August to pressure the Court of Appeals Region 5 to give up the mountainside forestland on which a controversial housing project has encroached

  • Indian currency cons arrested on Samui

    Indian currency cons arrested on Samui

    Thai TV Channel 7 has featured the arrest of two Indian citizens who were attempting to rip off currency exchanges on Koh Samui. The scam works as follows… the Indians would bring 10 x US$100 dollar bills to a currency exchange booth, to change to Thai currency.

  • Young Thai man falls for the old 1000 baht penis enlargement scam

    Young Thai man falls for the old 1000 baht penis enlargement scam

    PHOTO: Sanook Ouch! Men, take note. Women, laugh at the stupidity of some members of the male sex

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    Man surrenders after killing co-worker in Thalang

    A man has surrendered himself to police after stabbing and slashing his friend to death.

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    First croc caught at sea – Yanui’s crocodile catchers

    One of the Surat Thani-based crocodile catcher team says that ‘Yanui’ is the first crocodile that he has caught in the sea – a lot more difficult than catching ‘Laypang’, last August’s crocodile captured in a lagoon off Layan Beach.