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  • Mummy makeovers rising trend in medical tourism market

    Mummy makeovers rising trend in medical tourism market

    Mummy makeovers in Thailand? You may not have heard about this phenomenon but it’s a real thing in the medical tourism market. Thanks to Thailand’s burgeoning medical tourism sector, more and more women are going under the knife to regain their pre-pregnancy stomach

  • Two shot in Phuket Town beauty spa this morning

    Two shot in Phuket Town beauty spa this morning

    A South Korean man and Thai woman have been injured in spa shooting in Phuket Town. The two sustained serious injuries from bullet wounds after having been shot at the spa in Wichit today. Wichit Police reports that they was notified of an incident at ‘The Beauty Spa’ in Wichit at 10.30am this morning

  • Two injured after stepping on suspected mines at a Krabi island

    Two injured after stepping on suspected mines at a Krabi island

    Two Thai men have sustained serious injuries after stepping on a mine at an island near Ao Nang, Krabi. The Ao Nang Police were notified about the two men being injured from the incident in Ao Nang at 6pm last night. 35 year old Somchaai Longj sustained injuries on his legs, shoulder and a broken leg from the explosion and was taken to Krabi Hospital

  • Specialist clinics for pollution-related symptoms to be set up around the country

    Specialist clinics for pollution-related symptoms to be set up around the country

    The Public Health Ministry says they are now preparing to set up specialised clinics to treat patients suffering from pollution-related symptoms in the northern parts of the country. “At present, we have just one such clinic in the country. So, we have decided to introduce many more,” according to permanent secretary Dr Sukhum Karnchanapimai.

  • Japanese tourist re-united with his bag and valuables

    Japanese tourist re-united with his bag and valuables

    PHOTO: The Pattaya News A Japanese tourist has offered his sincere thanks to a minivan driver, Pattaya’s Tourist Police and the Department of Land Transport. The Pattaya News reports that 46 year old Japanese tourist Ryochi Mihashi had taken a minivan ride from Rayong to South Pattaya but left his bag in the van

  • Premchai verdict and prison sentence comes just 5 days before the election

    Premchai verdict and prison sentence comes just 5 days before the election

    Premchai Karnasutra, once listed among Thailand’s richest people, has been found guilty in a Kanchanaburi court of poaching protected animals, and sentenced to 16 months in jail. Wildlife rangers arrested the 64 year old tycoon along with four other associates in the Thungyai Naresuan nature reserve, a world heritage site in Kanchanaburi in February last year. The incident has caused public outrage in Thailand over the past year since the story came to life.

  • Female killed, 24 passengers injured in Korat bus crash

    Female killed, 24 passengers injured in Korat bus crash

    PHOTOS: Thai Rath An inter-provincial Khon Kaen-Bangkok bus slammed into the back of a truck on a Nakhon Ratchasima road early this morning. The collision killing the bus hostess and injured 24 passengers

  • Premchai imprisoned for 16 months – Kanchanaburi

    Premchai imprisoned for 16 months – Kanchanaburi

    PHOTO: Premchai arrives for this morning’s verdict – Khaosod English Premchai Karnasutra, the Thai construction tycoon, has been imprisoned for 16 months after the verdict on the long running case was announced in court this morning. The Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court has sentenced Premchai to 16 months in prison for weapons-related charges and conspiring to poach wildlife

  • Siam Songkran Festival lights up this year’s Songkran in Bangkok

    Siam Songkran Festival lights up this year’s Songkran in Bangkok

    Sick of running around Bangkok with your 200 baht Tesco water pistol? Combine the annual water festival with a world class music festival instead. Welcome to Siam Songkran, Thailand’s newest four-day Songkran festival set to be held April 12 – 15 at Bangkok’s largest city centre entertainment zone, SHOW DC Arena.

  • TAT expects 2.3 million tourists for this year’s Songkran

    TAT expects 2.3 million tourists for this year’s Songkran

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand is expecting more than 2.3 million local and foreign tourists will join the various Songkran celebrations this year. They say that should generate 20 billion baht+ in revenue for tourism and tourism-related services