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    Chiang Rai venue chosen to move the buildings for judges on Doi Suthep

    PHOTO: Thai PBS Thai PBS is reporting that judicial administrators have agreed to ask the Agricultural Techniqe Department  in Chiang Rai for the use of a 40-rai plot of their plants research centre to construct new offices and housing tor the Region 5 Appeals Court. The request follows a protracted protest from Chiang Mai residents about the special housing for judges and staff on the slopes of Doi Suthep, a sacred mountain in Chiang Mai

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    Phuket’s bank robber surrenders to police

    Thursday’s Thalang bank robber has surrendered himself to police this morning (August 11). Police found that the suspect is also a known gold snatcher

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    Top 10 things to do when it’s wet or raining in Phuket

    There’s a bit of rain around. No worries. It’s rainy season and the island looks a lot better when it’s all green and the dams are filling

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    Flash mobs staged to protest the buildings on Doi Suthep

    By Nisanart Kangwanwong The Doi Suthep protesters in Chiang Mai had their campaign to remove the Thai judges housing development interrupted by the rescue mission at the Tham Luang Caves in nearby Chiang Rai. Now the “Rak Chiang Mai” community network has organised four flash mobs at four key locations of Chiang Mai’s Muang district to highlight what they says is a lack of progress in removing controversial buildings at the foot of the “sacred” Doi Suthep mountain.

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    Navy help 177 tourists back from Koh Racha

    The Royal Thai Navy was called by tour operators on Koh Racha Yai yesterday (August 8) to help bring 177 Thais and tourists back to the Phuket Deep Sea Port following strong winds and high seas in the Andaman Sea.

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    ATMs not filled after money trucks crash – Koh Tao

    ATM machines on Koh Tao will have to make do with cash on hand after two security trucks crashed on their way to deliver more refill banknotes early today (Tuesday).

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    Jet-skis and parasail rides banned until August 9

    The Acting chief of the Phuket Marine Office has announced a ban for jet-skis and parasail ride operators using Phuket’s west coast beaches, including today (August 7). Phuket Marine Office Acting Chief, Wiwat Chitcherdwong says, “according to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) Office, heavy rain and high waves, up to three metres are still affecting the Andaman Sea until Thursday August 9.” “Jet-skis and parasails are now being banned until the order is changed.” he added.

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    New VIP lane at Suvarnabhumi, as long as you’re Chinese

    PHOTOS: Thai Tourist Police Arriving on an international flight at Suvarnabhumi airport?

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    Heavy rains threaten Phetchaburi dams – weather warnings issued

    Heavy rains have battered Thailand’s west, north and north-east over past weeks, causing dams to fill early in the annual wet season, threatening overflows and floods to downstream areas. The Thai Meteorological Department says that from today until August 9… “a monsoonal trough will lie across the upper North and the upper Northeast while the southwest monsoon will strengthen across the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. Outbreaks of more rain, as well as isolated heavy downpour, will be expected.” Meanwhile heavy rains are causing problem a lot further south with residents in low-lying areas in  Phetchaburi province being warned to brace for flash floods with the local Kaeng Krachan dam expected to reach maximum capacity today

  • British cave rescuer honoured in his home town

    British cave rescuer honoured in his home town

    Another of the international rescue team, who flew into Chiang Rai last month to assist with the cave rescue, has been honoured. Richard Stanton, one of the British cave divers involved in the risky Tham Luang rescue operation, has been bestowed with the Coventry Award of Merit.