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  • Thai-owned Dusit D2 Hotel under fire in Nairobi

    Thai-owned Dusit D2 Hotel under fire in Nairobi

    PHOTO: Google Maps Two explosions and gunfire have been heard amid an apparent attack at an upscale hotel and office complex in Kenyan capital Nairobi. News just in from independent.co.uk “We are under attack,” another person in an office inside a complex in the DusitD2 hotel told Reuters, then hung up. Local television showed smoke rising from the area.

  • The big ‘fake’ Indian wedding

    The big ‘fake’ Indian wedding

    A police crackdown had led to the arrest of 28 people involved in a marriage scam for Indian nationals who seek to stay in Thailand long term. The suspects include a 53 year old Thai-Indian man who acted as a marriage broker and prepared the documents needed, while the other 27 are Thai women who were allegedly paid 8,000-10,000 baht to marry the Indian men

  • Kamala lifeguard dies in motorbike accident in Cherng Talay

    Kamala lifeguard dies in motorbike accident in Cherng Talay

    PHOTO: Kusoldharm Foundation A man, a Kamala lifeguard, has died in a motorbike accident in Cherng Talay this afternoon.

  • Australian woman sends desperate messages from Thai immigration detention

    Australian woman sends desperate messages from Thai immigration detention

    PHOTOS: Facebook – Claire Johnson – founder and MD of Cosmetic Holidays International Claire Johnson was due back in Sydney on January 8, but sent frantic text messages from a Thailand detention centre. She claims she wouldn’t be going home because ‘serious stuff went down’

  • Man arrested after killing five family members in Uttaradit

    Man arrested after killing five family members in Uttaradit

    PHOTO: Khaosod A man who shot his pregnant wife, parents-in-law and two other relatives to death, is now in custody. Khaosod is reporting that 37 year old Teeraphol Pin-amon, who allegedly shot five people to death in their home in Uttaradit province last Sunday, has now been apprehended while he was hiding in a forest in Ranong today. Uttaradit is in northern Thailand

  • Thai Lion Air brings in new luggage restrictions *Thaiger Bites

    Thai Lion Air brings in new luggage restrictions *Thaiger Bites

    Thai Lion Air has brought in new luggage policies, with tickets purchased from January 15 onward. For cabin baggage they can have a choice of two of the following: one main piece of cabin baggage not exceeding 7 kilograms (40 x 20 x 20 centimeters), one laptop bag or handbag. Passengers will also be asked to get cabin baggage labels to avoid excess baggage at gates

  • Sex training guru Anastasia and Russian compatriots on trial today in Bangkok

    Sex training guru Anastasia and Russian compatriots on trial today in Bangkok

    The Belarusian model, who was originally charged with running ‘sex training’ courses in Pattaya, but later made sensational claims she had ‘dirt’ on Donald Trump, has appeared in a Bangkok court today. The story started with an arrest in Pattaya over sex training courses for Russians nearly a year ago, and ended up with allegations over Russian oligarchs and Russian influence in the 2016 Trump presidential campaign

  • Thai woman arrested for killing German husband in 10 million baht insurance scam

    Thai woman arrested for killing German husband in 10 million baht insurance scam

    A Thai woman has been arrested by the Crime Suppression Division for allegedly having planned and murdered her husband with the aid of her Thai lover, to get their hands on a 10 million baht insurance compensation claim back in 2006, 13 years ago.

  • What’s the use of number plates if you can’t read them?

    What’s the use of number plates if you can’t read them?

    by DW (anonymously sent to The Thaiger) Hiding in plain sight, and rarely noted—at least by anyone I’ve spoken with—are thousands of cars, vans, buses, trucks, and even motorcycles. Most are commercial vehicles … you know, the ones with green and yellow plates

  • Thailand advance to knockout stage of Asian Cup *Thaiger Bites

    Thailand advance to knockout stage of Asian Cup *Thaiger Bites

    Last night saw Thailand finish with a 1-1 draw with the UAE (United Arab Emirates) to ensure their place in the knockout stages of the Asian Cup, managing to finish second in the group after a rocky start.