Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • 66 more foreigners arrested in nationwide crackdown

    66 more foreigners arrested in nationwide crackdown

    FILE PHOTO: The Nation Tourist police have arrested 66 more foreigners during crackdowns around the country last night (Wednesday). Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal, deputy tourist police chief spoke whilst in Soi Cowboy off Sukhumvit Road early this morning to announce the results of the operation. He said 11 foreigners were arrested for overstaying their visas and 51 others for unlawfully entering the Kingdom while four others were arrested on other charges

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    Krabi woman wins 1st prize in the lottery

    A 32 year old Krabi local, Pornpimon Ratniyom, has just won the first prize lottery in the first round since Thai New Year, receiving a prize of 18 million Baht. Pol Capt Niwat Timkate, from Krabi Police Station, revealed the winner yesterday afternoon (April 16). The Thai lottery is announced twice each month (the 1st and 16th of each month).

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    A French man found dead in Patong hotel room

    A 73 year old French man, Claude Cadeau, was found dead in a Patong Hotel yesterday (Saturday).

  • More blacktip reef sharks spotted at Hong Island

    More blacktip reef sharks spotted at Hong Island

    The Chief of Koh Hong National Park of Than Bok Khorani National Park, Jampen Pompakdi, has revealed that more than 10 blacktip reef sharks have been spotted hunting for small shellfish by a number of tourists at Koh Hong.

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    Songkran checkpoints launched in Phuket

    The Road and Marine Accident Protection and Reduction Centre for the 2018 Songkran Festival was launched by Phuket’s Governor Norapat Plodthong.

  • MontAzure helps fund the Muslim Foundation’s Tonkla-Kamala Camp

    MontAzure helps fund the Muslim Foundation’s Tonkla-Kamala Camp

    The developers of Phuket’s MontAzure in Kamala, is helping fund the Kamala Muslim Foundation’s Tonkla-Kamala Camp 2018 as part of the company’s ongoing support for the local community in Kamala. The annual educational camp takes place from April 5-20 and is designed to help local children learn important skills that will be useful to them in their personal and professional life, as well as giving them a sense of good citizenship. The camp offers young people a full schedule of engaging activities during the summer school break to avoid social problems such as drug and alcohol consumption, as well as reducing road accidents

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    Burmese workers lucky to escape burning van after crash in Tak

    PHOTO: Facebook Fourteen Myanmar migrant workers and a Thai van driver where lucky to escape after their van caught fire after a tyre burst. The burst caused the van to lose control. The van ran off the road into a ditch along side this morning. The van didn’t flip over but the inhabitants were shaken.

  • Take an air-conditioned rest on Songkran roads this year

    Take an air-conditioned rest on Songkran roads this year

    Police have prepared air-conditioned accommodation for motorists who might feel tired after a long drive during the Songkran holidays, a police chief said on Monday.

  • 100 million worth of heroin seized at Bangkok shipping port

    100 million worth of heroin seized at Bangkok shipping port

    PHOTO: Thai Customs Department You can’t accuse Thai Customs officials of sleeping on the job.

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    Closing Maya Bay – Tough steps to save reeling paradise

    By Piyaporn Wongruang The young American backpacker Richard found his way to Bangkok, arriving in Khao San Road bustling with backpackers, before venturing further to a so-called paradise, where he joined the neo-hippie lifestyle pursued by a number of adventurous tourists who arrived before him. It’s Maya Bay on Phi Phi Island, famously chosen as the so-called paradise setting for the popular 2000 film, “The Beach”, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio starring as Richard