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  • Thai businesswoman loses 71,000 baht in Cambodian scam

    Thai businesswoman loses 71,000 baht in Cambodian scam

    FILE PHOTO: Sa Kaew border with Cambodia A Trat businesswoman, in eastern Thailand,  has accused a Cambodian couple of scamming her out of 71,000 baht on the promise of lucrative returns from a 5 million baht joint export venture. 59 year old Saensuk Khamsat filed a complaint with Klong Yai district police on Friday, saying the couple who she transferred 71,095 baht to, had disappeared.

  • Russian arrested on Samui for theft, drugs and overstaying visa

    Russian arrested on Samui for theft, drugs and overstaying visa

    A Russian man has been arrested for stealing a digital camera as well as taking drugs and overstaying his visa. The incident happed on Koh Samui yesterday, (Sunday). Police from Bophut station arrested 31 year old Kiirti Svami after a digital camera store in one of the island’s major malls caught him returning to their store after already being caught on CCTV stealing a Sony digital camera valued at 99,000 baht before.

  • Big Bike driver dies after slamming into cement truck in Thalang

    Big Bike driver dies after slamming into cement truck in Thalang

    PHOTOS: Kusoldharm Foundation A big bike driver has died after his bike crashed, at speed, into the back wheels of a cement truck over the weekend in Thalang. Emergency responders were notified of the accident on Thepkrasattri Road, northbound in Thalang at 4.30pm on Saturday. Emergency responders arrived to find the cement truck in the middle of the road.

  • Man arrested with 1.1K methamphetamine pills in Thalang checkpoint

    Man arrested with 1.1K methamphetamine pills in Thalang checkpoint

    A man who was driving a pickup truck has been stopped at a routine checkpoint in Thalang over the weekend where he was found with 11,110 methamphetamine pills along with a gun.

  • Man arrested with 10,000 methamphetamine pills in Thalang checkpoint

    Man arrested with 10,000 methamphetamine pills in Thalang checkpoint

    A man who was driving a pickup truck has been stopped at a routine checkpoint in Thalang over the weekend where he was found with 11,110 methamphetamine pills along with a gun. Police have arrested 44 year old Pisak Rodpai from Trang, south of Phuket. Police seized 11,110 methamphetamine pills, a handgun and seven bullets from his vehicle.

  • Female motorbike driver dies in Bypass Road crash

    Female motorbike driver dies in Bypass Road crash

    PHOTOS: Kusoldharm Foundation A female motorbike driver has died in a motorbike crash on Chalerm Phrakiet Rama 9 Road (Bypass road) early this morning. Kusoldharm rescue workers headed to the accident scene on the Bypass road in Rassada at 3.30am today.

  • Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai suffer haze and smoke until at least May

    Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai suffer haze and smoke until at least May

    Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is flying to Chiang Mai tomorrow (Tuesday) to meet with with the northern provincial governors. Most of the northern provinces, including Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, are likely to face health-threatening haze problems from PM2.5 dust particles until at least early May according to meteorologists.

  • Kudo Beach Club in Patong charged after allowing under-age entry

    Kudo Beach Club in Patong charged after allowing under-age entry

    A lawyer of a night club in Patong and a representative of an event organiser yesterday presented themselves to police to face charges after allowing customers younger than 20 years of age to enter the venue. The incident was highlighted by the Spotlight Thailand’ Facebook page

  • Protests demand results and transparency from the EC

    Protests demand results and transparency from the EC

    by Kai Chanwanpen and The Thaiger The Thai Election Commission has to keep fending off criticism after protests yesterday were staged over its performance and the number of people demanding its members’ resignations was approaching one million.

  • PM heads north tomorrow to tackle smoke and haze issues

    PM heads north tomorrow to tackle smoke and haze issues

    Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha flies to Chiang Mai tomorrow morning (Tuesday) to host a meeting of the upper northern provincial governors to discuss the haze and smoke which has enveloped the region for the past two months. A deputy spokesman for the Government, Lt-Gen Weerachon Sukondhapatipak, says the PM has been closely monitoring the haze situation and wants first-hand information from authorities and to provide support if requested.