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  • Former Malay PM Najib to face up to 20 charges over 1MDB scandal

    Former Malay PM Najib to face up to 20 charges over 1MDB scandal

    by The Star – Asia News Network Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak is expected to face “nothing less” than 20 charges under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act. A mountain of legal challenges lies ahead of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak as authorities bring fresh charges against the former PM over the multibillion-ringgit 1Malaysia Develop­ment Bhd (1MDB) scandal. Najib, who is already facing criminal breach of trust, bribery and money-laundering charges, is expected to face dozens more at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today in connection with the deposit of 2.6 billion Ringit (20 billion Thai Baht) of 1MDB funds into his personal account

  • Soi Dog congratulates the Hanoi people’s committee ban on dog and cat meat trade

    Soi Dog congratulates the Hanoi people’s committee ban on dog and cat meat trade

    Barely 24 hours after urging citizens to stop eating dogs and cats, Hanoi’s authorities have announced that the sale of dog meat will be banned from the central districts of the city from 2021. The director of the city’s Department of Animal Health, Nguyen Ngoc Son, told Lao Dong Newspaper on Wednesday (September 12)… “Following a direction from the city’s People’s Committee that called on residents to ease off eating dog meat, we are building a plan to gradually phase out the slaughtering and trading of dog meat.

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    Seven arrested with illicit drugs

    The Phuket City Police have arrested 7 drugs suspects with quantities methamphetamine and kratom leaves this week. The seven unrelated cases were all aged between 20 and 63 years old

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    Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts unveils a global menu of savoury dishes and finest Swiss chocolate

    ADVERTISING Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, part of the AccorHotels Group,  is celebrating Swiss cuisine and the culinary versatility of chocolate with a new global menu of savoury dishes featuring a sweet twist. In Phuket the promotion will be at the  Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach . The brand’s talented ‘food artisans’ have made Mövenpick chocolate the hero of seven dishes in its ‘Chocolate on the Salty Side’ promotion, which runs from October 10 to November 20, 2018 at selected Mövenpick hotel and resort restaurants worldwide.

  • Policeman killed and four injured in insurgent ambush in Yala

    Policeman killed and four injured in insurgent ambush in Yala

    FILE PHOTO – The Nation A policeman has been killed and four villagers injured in an apparent ambush by insurgents in Yala’s Raman district yesterday (Wednesday). Tha Thong police in Raman were alerted just after 5pm about the attack on a pickup truck at the boundary between Raman and Pattani’s Thung Yang Daeng district. When police and an Army unit arrived at the scene they found 41 year old Pol Senior Sgt Maj Somjit Chudam, a Muang Yala policeman, dead in the driver’s seat.

  • Celebrate The Melbourne Cup in style – Phuket charity event

    Celebrate The Melbourne Cup in style – Phuket charity event

    The Good Shepherd Phuket and Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation are thrilled to be hosting the Melbourne Cup 2018 again on Tuesday, November 6 from 9am-2pm. Join us the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort for an exceptional day. Guests will be treated to 5 hours free flow of food and beverages including bubbles, white, pink, red wine and more.

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    Making your point, head first into a fish spa

    Sometimes you have to go the extra distance to prove your point. Like putting your head in a fish spa

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    Pavilions Phuket welcomes Chef Rey

    ADVERTISEMENT From humble beginnings in New Zealand, Chef Rey developed his profession with guidance from industry leaders, he has since taken his craft to Australia, Malaysia, Abu Dhabi and Vietnam. Before joining the team at The Pavilions Phuket, Chef Rey worked for well-known luxury restaurants and hotels, including the award-winning ‘2016 Top 50 restaurant’, Bracu, in New Zealand, under the watchful eye of renowned Chef Peter Thornley, and most recently at the multi-award winning resort, Paresa, in Phuket Thailand, where he was the Executive Chef. As Culinary Director at The Pavilions Phuket, Chef Rey will oversee the resorts three main outlets – The Plantation Club, Firefly and 360°Bar as well as in-villa dining – redesigning the concept and culinary experiences at each touch point to take dining in Phuket to new adventures heights, creating distinct dishes ensuring guests have a culinary adventure they will not forget

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    Train hits car in Hat Yai

    A driver has been injured after his car was hit by a train in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district yesterday morning (Wednesday). The Bangkok-Padang Bezar train hit the car at a rail crossing in Ban Lop Moom in Tambon Patong.

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    MP numbers being shuffled around in lead up to Thai election

    Some of Thailand’s key political parties are set to see a significant reduction in MPs after new regulations were issued reducing the number of constituency candidates. For instance, Pheu Thai Party’s strongholds – the North and the Northeast – will lose 13 seats in Parliament, while the Democrat Party could lose six MPs, as the number of seats in the South and Bangkok has been reduced by three each. Political analyst Stithorn Thananithichot said no parties were gaining an upper hand at this stage, adding that the impact of gerrymandering would only surface once the exact electoral boundaries are drawn