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  • The really, really crazy solution for Pattaya’s sewage and wastewater problem

    The really, really crazy solution for Pattaya’s sewage and wastewater problem

    PHOTO: Manager Online We kid you not. THIS is the solution to the torrents of black sewage and untreated wastewater gushing into Pattaya’s Jomtien Beach’s coastline over the weekend.

  • Thai troops kill four drug couriers and seize large haul of ketamine

    Thai troops kill four drug couriers and seize large haul of ketamine

    Thai troops have shot and killed four alleged drug couriers and seized more than 300 kilograms of ketamine. The incident happened last night in a corn plantation near a bordering river in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai. Acting on a tip-off that the drugs were to be smuggled from Myanmar for delivery to a Thai customer in Ban Pa Daeng in Tambon Koh Chang, Mae Sai district, troops from the Pa Muang Task Force were sent to the area.

  • Tourist finds old tunnel on Koh Samui

    Tourist finds old tunnel on Koh Samui

    PHOTOS: Sanook Authorities are investigating a 100 meters long, 3.5 meters wide and 5 meters high tunnel that had been contstructed from one side of Ban Tai hill to the other.

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    Phuket locals protest against pork processing factory

    Locals in Mai Khao are protesting against a company who is planning to construct a pork processing factory. Locals at Baan Dan Yid and Baan Dan Yut are protesting against the private company’s plans  after a notice was placed on June 8 at the area to build the processing plant. Prawat Pimanprom says, “The company has submitted a construction license with the Mai Khao Tambon Administrative Organisation (OrBorTor). Locals didn’t realise that the public hearing has already been held.” “A Pork processing factory will affect locals greatly as the factory will be right in the community

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    Sattahip: Grisly find on rocks near Navy School

    A teacher’s assistant made a grisly find yesterday around rocks near the Chumpon Navy School, south of Pattaya. Sattahip police went to investigate

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    Krabi’s Emerald Pond defaced by tourist graffiti

    The famous Emerald Pond in Krabi has been defaced with hand writings and scratches by visitors while the Chief of Khao Pra Bangkram Non-Hunting Area is preparing to prosecute anyone who is caught writing or scratching their names in the stones there. An approximately 1 metre long area of the Emerald Pond is covered in hastily-scratched handwriting, names and pictures.

  • Southern militants torch passenger bus

    Southern militants torch passenger bus

    Militants armed with rifles yesterday torched a coach heading to Bangkok after removing the passengers in Yala’s Bannang Sata district in the latest violence in the South. Prior to the attack, the militants, who authorities said were trying to create chaos, also set up roadblocks with trees that they had cut down and set fire to villagers’ houses. Officials were alerted to the bus incident at about 2.30pm