Artikel erschien September 2018

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    A ‘pawsome’ Sunday with Surf for Soi Dog at SurfHouse Kata Beach

    Soi Dog Foundation, teaming up with Surf House Phuket , had a ‘pawsome’ day of surfing yesterday. The proceeds from the surfing tickets were donated to contribute to the work of Soi Dog on helping to relieve the suffering of dogs and cats across Thailand and Asia.

  • Seven Phuket police transferred off the island after man shot dead

    Seven Phuket police transferred off the island after man shot dead

    Seven police officers have already been transferred out of Phuket while investigations continues after a man was shot dead by police following the man breaking through a checkpoint in Phuket Town last week. The Phuket man, who broke a Phuket City Police checkpoint, died after ‘attempting’ to open fire on police in Cherng Talay early on September 18. Read more about the shooting  HERE

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    Wife and gunman arrested after husband killed in Krabi

    Krabi police have arrested a woman who hired a gunman for 200,000 baht to shoot her husband last week. Klongtom Police have arrested 48 year old Wilai Manpean and 28 year old Kittsak Wannaboworn, both from Krabi

  • Ambulance slams into tree in Lampang killing three

    Ambulance slams into tree in Lampang killing three

    An ambulance returning to Phayao, after delivering a patient to Phitsanulok, has hit a tree in Lampang this morning, killing two nurses and the driver. Police say the accident happened at 7am on the Ngao-Phayao road in Ban Huay Oon village of Lampang’s Ngao district.

  • Prayut remains top choice for next PM – Pheu Thai preferred party

    Prayut remains top choice for next PM – Pheu Thai preferred party

    The Thai PM has come out on top in another opinion poll as next year’s election starts to become cemented onto the February 24 date. General Prayut Chan-o-cha iss the most popular choice to be PM after the next election – but there’s doubt the political party linked to him will be a winner – according to a new poll. The Nation reports that, in the Nida Poll results released on Sunday, 28.8 per cent of respondents picked the Pheu Thai Party to win the election

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    Safer Thai roads will provide an economic boost

    Thailand could gain significant long-term economic benefit by making the roads safer and saving its mainly young and capable population from premature death in accidents, according to a World Bank report. The report entitled “The High Toll of Traffic Injuries: Unacceptable and Preventable”, concludes that, if road traffic injuries could be reduced in Thailand by 50 per cent and satisfactory road safety sustained for 24 years, the economy would enjoy a 22 percent boost. Dipan Bose, one of the researchers involved, says the key to earning that substantial benefit was ensuring that productive young people live long enough to contribute to the country’s prosperity. Instead, they’re dying or being maimed in road crashes while still young.

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    Foreign man rescued after drifting out to sea

    PHOTOS:  Mam 5828 H 117 / Newshawk Phuket  A European man has been rescued after he was floating off Patong Beach for almost two hours over the weekend. Kusoldharm Rescue were notified about the incident at 8.35pm on Saturday night. Divers from Kusoldarm Foundation searched for the man for two hours while Patong lifeguards were on standby on the beach.

  • Police swarm into Koh Phangan for tonight’s Full Moon Party

    Police swarm into Koh Phangan for tonight’s Full Moon Party

    Authorities are out in force at tonight’s Full Moon Party on Hat Rin, the beach-home of the monthly Full Moon party on Koh Phangan.

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    Three Phuket Town locals arrested with illicit drugs

    Police have arrested three suspects with methamphetamine pills, crystal methamphetamine and kratom. Police firstly arrested 35 year old Wichean ‘Mar’ Saetan. Police seized 9.35 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 184 of methamphetamine pills. He has been charged with illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell.

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    700,000 year old fossils found in Krabi cave

    A physician is urging state agencies to conduct a scientific survey of a Krabi cave where he found fossils of suspected prehistoric Java rhinos and hyenas. He believes the cave in Tambon Ao Luek Nuea could have potential to become a new archaeological site.