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  • Missing German DJ identified after being found dead in Krabi villa this week

    Missing German DJ identified after being found dead in Krabi villa this week

    PHOTOS: Hannover DJ, Christopher Faust, found dead in a Krabi Villa this week – thesun.co.uk More information has come to light about the German man found dead in a Krabi luxury villa this week. Read The Thaiger report HERE

  • Dodgy ‘Botox’, fillers and beauty enhancement products seized in Bangkok

    Dodgy ‘Botox’, fillers and beauty enhancement products seized in Bangkok

    400,000+ items of ‘fake’ Botox, stem cells and breast enhancement injectables, valued at an estimated 80 million baht, have been seized by DSI (Department of Special Investigation) and officials from the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Intellectual Property from 12 locations around Bangkok. The investigation, culminating in Wednesday’s seizures, have been going for two years as officials followed the money trails of the beauty enhancement network involved in the import of the fake or sub-standard products. Thai PBS reports that the dodgy beauty enhancement products were offered through Instagram and Line accounts to customers and through ‘beauty clinics’ specifically set up to sell the fake medications and materials.

  • ‘Fast and Furious 9’ to be partly filmed in southern Thailand, including Phuket

    ‘Fast and Furious 9’ to be partly filmed in southern Thailand, including Phuket

    The latest sequel of the ‘Fast and Furious’ movie franchise will partly be filmed in Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi and Surat Thani next month. Yesterday Piya Petonji, the film’s production manager, met with Krabi Governor M.L. Kitibadee Prawit at the Krabi City Hall before the cast arrives and filming begins.

  • Elephant rides to be banned around Angkor Wat in Siem Reap

    Elephant rides to be banned around Angkor Wat in Siem Reap

    Elephant rides around Cambodia’s famous tourist magnet Angkor Wat are being banned. The operator of the local elephant rides around Siem Reap says they have been under pressure from international animal rights organisations, social media and activists to stop the rides.

  • Administrative Court rejects private hospitals’ plea to remove caps on pricing

    Administrative Court rejects private hospitals’ plea to remove caps on pricing

    Thailand’s private hospital sector has failed to win respite from an order controlling their medical prices, after the Supreme Administrative Court turned down their request. The court made the decision saying that the order will not cause irreversible damages to the hospitals even though an injunction has not been issued yet.

  • Thai PM acts on illegal and unlicensed hotels and accommodation

    Thai PM acts on illegal and unlicensed hotels and accommodation

    Owners of shop-houses, rented properties, even entire floors of condos – running them as defacto hotels – are about to get the Article 44 treatment. The PM, acting in his capacity as the head of the NCPO (in the days before it is dissolved), says he will bring an estimated 20,000 illegal hotels and accommodations around the country under control so they run under the same rules as licensed hotels and to boost safety for paying guests. The order cited a number of safety rules, like properly installed and operating fire extinguishers, required under the Hotel Act but usually missing in unlicensed premises, posing safety concerns for people that stay at unlicensed hotels.

  • Thai PM orders probe into Rohingya boat incident off the coast of Satun

    Thai PM orders probe into Rohingya boat incident off the coast of Satun

    PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered an investigation after a boat carrying 65 ethnic Rohingya and five Burmese men was swept into the shore at Koh Rawi off the coast of Satun in southern Thailand. The PM has asked officials to find out who was behind the incident.

  • Asia’s most challenging golf courses

    Asia’s most challenging golf courses

    Golfers fall in love with courses for their beautiful views, world-class services, and impeccable layouts.

  • 13 gamblers arrested in Patong gambling den raid

    13 gamblers arrested in Patong gambling den raid

    Police have arrested 13 gamblers at an illegal gambling den in Patong.

  • Seven injured after bus rolls over in Sisaket bus incident

    Seven injured after bus rolls over in Sisaket bus incident

    PHOTOS: หมวดทางหลวงภูสิงห์ Seven passengers have sustained injuries in a bus accident in Sisaket, far-east Thailand. Emergency responders were notified of the accident on No 24 Road in Sisaket yesterday