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  • Minesweeper relic taken to Phang Nga

    Minesweeper relic taken to Phang Nga

    The minesweeper found just offshore at Nai Yang Beach two weeks ago is said to be safe and has been taken to Phang Nga.

  • Phuket’s OrBorJor arranging training courses for lifeguards while tourists drown on beaches

    Phuket’s OrBorJor arranging training courses for lifeguards while tourists drown on beaches

    Following two drownings and up to ten ‘near misses’ on Phuket’s beaches over the past week, the first class of 30 volunteer lifeguards joined the training course organised by the OrBorJor at the Cherngtalay sports centre yesterday (October 18). Phuket’s Vice Governor, Saint Srivihok, paid a visit to the training session. During the training, there was also an officer from Royal Thai Navy Area 3 giving a lecture about marine rescues

  • “Not guilty”. One judge speaks about the Yingluck Shinawatra verdict.

    “Not guilty”. One judge speaks about the Yingluck Shinawatra verdict.

    Pison Pirun, a judge in the nine-member Supreme Court panel that ruled in the case over the rice-pledging scheme against ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra case, was the only judge to rule her not guilty on the grounds that “she lacked the intention to cause loss or seek advantage she was not entitled to”. His ruling was circulated yesterday, three weeks after the panel had read the majority verdict against Yingluck in absentia following her flight from the country. In his verdict dated September 27, the judge explained that the Attorney-General had prosecuted Yingluck for negligence or misconduct.

  • Another Russian tourist drowns at Karon Beach

    Another Russian tourist drowns at Karon Beach

    Another Russian tourist has drowned in the seas off Karon Beach today (October 18), while swimming in a red flag zone. This time the man was swimming at the far southern end of Karon Beach

  • Guns, loan contracts seized in Phang Nga raid

    Guns, loan contracts seized in Phang Nga raid

    A large amount of weapons and some loan contracts were seized during a raid by police, army and administrative officials on a snooker club in Phang Nga’s Muang district today (October 18).

  • Landslide in Thailand’s north kills one

    Landslide in Thailand’s north kills one

    A Karen resident sustained fatal injuries after a downpour-triggered landslide hit a shophouse on the Mae Ramat-Ban Tak road in Tak’s Mae Ramat district on Wednesday morning. Following a 2am report of a landslide in Ban Nong Luang, police rushed to inspect the scene.

  • Three vehicles in a crash in Thalang kills one, injures another

    Three vehicles in a crash in Thalang kills one, injures another

    At the scene, a car, motorcycle and truck had collided. The motorcyclist died in the collision.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, October 18

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, October 18

    From Bangla Road… What’s happening with dead fish washing up on Hua Bin beach?

  • Half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine seized – street value 1 Billion Baht

    Half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine seized – street value 1 Billion Baht

    A 30 year old Nakhon Phanom man has been arrested in Nakhon Ratchasima in possession of 508 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine or “ice”, with a reported street value of 1 billion Baht, national police chief Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda said on Tuesday. Thinnakorn Khomsing was spotted walking suspiciously with another man near a temple in Bua Yai district, where they had ditched the pick-up truck that police were seeking after it was reported to have fled a police checkpoint earlier in the morning. Police arrested Thinnakorn near the local train station but his accomplice, identified only by nickname Bee, escaped.

  • Installation of nine-tiered umbrella atop Royal Crematorium to be broadcast live

    Installation of nine-tiered umbrella atop Royal Crematorium to be broadcast live

    Members of the public will be able to watch a live telecast of the upcoming installation of the grand nine-tiered umbrella at the top of the Royal Crematorium for His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.