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  • Buddhism Office ex-chief found with gold bars, lots of them.

    Buddhism Office ex-chief found with gold bars, lots of them.

    From The Nation Phanom Sornsilp, former director of National Office of Buddhism, faces two corruption-related charges after 80-baht weight of gold bars and other valuables were found in his house. Counter Corruption Division police raided Phanom’s house on Buddhamonthon 4 Road in Nakhon Pathom’s Samphran district on Thursday, one of 14 locations in seven provinces searched as part of an investigation into alleged embezzlement of Buddhism Office subsidies to temples. CCD commander Pol Maj Gen Kamol Rienracha said gold bars weighing 80 baht in total were found at Phanom’s home along with receipts for shares he purchased in a cooperative

  • Phang Nga gang-rape case – Nine suspects deny positive ID from the victim

    Phang Nga gang-rape case – Nine suspects deny positive ID from the victim

    Following on the investigation of the Phang Nga gang rape case yesterday (September 20), the victim, facing the suspects for the first time since the incident (story HERE ), pointed out the same 9 men twice but all of them declined to sign a document accepting the identification. The police brought 9 suspects (out of 11 suspects) of the gang rape case from Baan Ko Raed to the investigation room alongside another 30 random men.

  • Beaches and underpass closed (for different reasons)

    Beaches and underpass closed (for different reasons)

    Beach closure has been announced due to the bad weather and big waves include 10 beaches around Phuket which are Mai Khao Beach, Nai Yang Beach, Nai Thorn Beach, Bangtao Beach, Surin Beach, Kamala Beach, Patong Beach, Karon Beach, Kata Beach and Nai Harn Beach. Meanwhile, the underpass at Darasamuth School intersection has also been closed down for painting the lane separation in the underpass. The works are taking place from September 20 – 22 from 9 pm until 4 am for northbound lanes and from September 23 – 24 from 9 pm – 4 am for southbound lanes

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 21

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 21

    Jet Airways bomb-scare in BKK | Ofo launching share-bike around Phuket Town on October 1 | PSU safe sex project packs 25,000 condoms | Orange is the new black… Toyota | Chinese FM backs Myanmar at UN | Krabi’s prosecutor files case over July’s Krabi massacre.

  • The military go shopping – Crackdown on alleged ‘rip-off’ shops

    The military go shopping – Crackdown on alleged ‘rip-off’ shops

    More than 200 military officers along with Thai Tourist Police and other departments led by the Acting Deputy Chief of the Thai Tourist Police, Maj Gen Surachet Hakpan, raided 5 shops believed to be involved in zero-dollar tours that practice high prices to rip off tourists with their products and services. Yesterday (September 20), the team started at the snake farm in Chalong (Thaiko Natural Health), which offers snake shows and sells products made from, and out of, snakes. Police seized more than 500 bottles of capsules of what is claimed to be tonic without Thai labels – 73 of them had Russian labels only

  • Secrets of Better Living – Gratitude

    Secrets of Better Living – Gratitude

    with Darren Scherbain In his book ‘Happier’, Tal Ben-Sharar talks about the importance of taking the steps necessary to increase our happiness.

  • Victim in Phang Nga gang-rape case faces suspects

    Victim in Phang Nga gang-rape case faces suspects

    A teenage girl who was allegedly gang raped in Phang Nga faced suspects in the case during a process to identify the alleged perpetrators at a police station on Wednesday. The identification procedure was ongoing yesterday at the Kok Kloi Police Station in Phang Nga’s Takua Thung district amid complaints from local residents, who said the scandal had ruined their village’s reputation and affected their lives

  • Yingluck’s verdict a week away. Probably without Yingluck.

    Yingluck’s verdict a week away. Probably without Yingluck.

    Police anticipate that 300 to 400 supporters will travel to the Supreme Court in Bangkok next Wednesday, when a verdict in the case against fugitive ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be read, almost certainly in her absence. The Metropolitan Police Bureau will take care of security around the court compound on the day without asking for additional forces from other police divisions, said bureau chief Pol Lt-General Sanit Mahathavorn on Wednesday.

  • PSU sending a Safe Sex message – 25,000 condoms at a time

    PSU sending a Safe Sex message – 25,000 condoms at a time

    Students from Phuket’s Prince of Songkhla University were busy this afternoon preparing thousands of condom packs. It’s a regular voluntary activity each semester at PSU. Carex in Bangkok provide the condoms, the students pack them into small packs for distribution.

  • Phuket share-bike kicks off

    Phuket share-bike kicks off

    The bicycle provider for the share bikes project, Ofo, announced today (September 20) that their company, with the help of Phuket local government, are ready to release the first phase of 1,000 bicycles for the project. From October 1 for one month, Ofo will also offer free rides as a starting gift promotion for the project