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    Songkhla: Pet dog leads family to missing boy

    A faithful dog has led a family of a missing five year ld boy to a Songkhla reservoir.

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    Chiang Mai: Virtual Stadium coming to Central Festival

    A Virtual Stadium is coming to Chiang Mai for World Cup fans. The Central Pattana Group, together with Kasikorn Bank and Chang, are bringing what is described as the Virtual Stadium to Central Festival in Chiang Mai for just two days according to a press release.

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    Soi Dog – Going, going green!

    To celebrate the World Environment Day on June 5, 2018, the Soi Dog  Foundation implemented a series of actions to reduce its carbon footprint as well as improve its Corporate Social Responsibility and ‘best practice.’ While the core mission of the Foundation remains the same, Soi Dog now goes one step further by measuring the impact of its work within the Phuket Sanctuary from an eco-sustainability point of view. More than 15 initiatives have been successfully implemented including; not selling plastic water bottles, reducing the amount of printed paper by encouraging online visitor registrations, changing all light bulbs to low-voltage LED lights and selecting vendors who do not provide food in Styrofoam containers.

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    Saleng driver escapes side-car gas bottle fire

    A saleng (motorbike side car) has caught fire after a cooking gas leak today (June 22) in Kathu.

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    Two motorbike taxi drivers arrested in public transport drug crackdown

    A team of officials led by the Provincial Police Region 8 Police have conducted drug and alcohol tests in a campaign at the new Phuket Bus terminal in Rassada yesterday (June 21). The campaign ran from 3-5pm. Sarawut Pakdee, a law enforcement officer of the Provincial Police Region 8 says, “Phuket’s Governor Norraphat Plodthong is very concerned about public transport safety and its impact on road accidents on the island.” “We conducted drugs tests on 80 drivers including bus drivers and taxi motorbike drivers at the Bus Terminal.

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    Nine arrested in Phuket drunk-driving campaign

    Nine people have been arrested during random checks last night (June 21)around Phuket Town. A team from the Phuket City Police set up a checkpoint from 8.30pm to 11.30pm on Pa Lean Road in Phuket Town to enforce traffic rules and conduct random alcohol breath tests

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    Politics: Yingluck’s first public message in 10 months

    Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has spoken out for the first time since she fled Thailand nearly 10 months saying thank you to her supporters for their birthday wishes.

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    Elvis’s plane up for auction. It’s now or never.

    If you’re in the mood for buying a bit of music, and aviation, history, it’s now of never! CNN reports that there’s no engine, the cockpit’s a mess and the red velvet seats are not fit for the once king of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Restoring this plane will require a heap of cash, a hunk of burning love, paint, an engineer with a lot of time and some spare parts from Lockheed.

  • Songkhla: Army recruit, high on methamphetamine, shoots friend

    Songkhla: Army recruit, high on methamphetamine, shoots friend

    CCTV footage from Songkhla in southern Thailand shows an army recruit, on leave, in an apparent drug fueled rampage. 22 year old Jetsarin Siri was back home from Kanyaniwatana Camp in Narathiwat and was taking methamphetamine pills with his friend 26 year old Janthaya Chumchart when an argument allegedly broke out.

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    School teacher humiliates student over unpaid school fees

    A mother is crying foul after she claims her son was humiliated by a teacher who stuck a note on his shirt saying he owed 700 baht in unpaid school fees. The names of the mother, her son and the school have been withheld although you can trace back the original post on Thai Facebook pages.