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  • Tropical storm “Tembin” makes its way across the Gulf of Thailand

    Tropical storm “Tembin” makes its way across the Gulf of Thailand

    Fishermen have been warned of strong winds and high waves in the Gulf of Thailand as the result of typhoon “Tembin”, which has now passed through southern Vietnam yesterday and due to affect the southern coastal areas from Pranchuap Khiri Khan to Songkhla from tomorrow and Thursday. Payao Muengngam, director of the Southern Meteorological Centre for the east coast, is warning the fishermen along the Gulf of Thailand to be cautious when going out to sea this week. Waves as high as four metres could be expected as typhoon Tembin approaches, while the storm will also dump heavy rain on the entire southern region. Tropical storm Tembin has already wreaked havoc in The Philippines, killing more than 200 people

  • Illegal Chinese tour guide nabbed at Ao Po

    Illegal Chinese tour guide nabbed at Ao Po

    A Chinese national illegal tour guide, 35 year old Yuanhua Li, has been arrested by a provincial office team sent by the Governor, Norapat Plodthong, yesterday morning (December 24) at Ao Po Pier in Paklok, about 500 metres south of Ao Po Grand Marina.   Officials are being asked to crackdown on illegal tourist guides following two days of protests last week by local tourist guides complaining about illegal guides taking their jobs

  • Robber in Chalong caught last night

    Robber in Chalong caught last night

    At 1 am this morning Chalong police received a report about a robbery in Aek Anda Village in Soi Anusorn and managed to catch 27 year old Aed Bangjak, who lives in Rawai. He was carrying a sack with him at the time. Inside the sack police found aluminium parts, a set of screwdrivers and other robbery equipment.

  • Two illegal tour guides picked up but blitz is on for illegal Chinese guides

    Two illegal tour guides picked up but blitz is on for illegal Chinese guides

    Two illegal Thai tour guides have been arrested following a protest lasting two days from other local Thai tour guides crying foul over illegal Chinese guides taking their jobs. Yesterday (December 21) at 5 pm police visited the popular tourist spot following the local tour guide protest at Promthep Cape. Phuket’s Governor ordered a team to conduct a random check for illegal guides by setting a temporary checkpoint on the side of Sutat Road in Ratsada towards Koh Siray and found 2 people who worked as tour guides without registered license, including 22 year old Thawatchai Saelee and 30 year old Pee Saengmuang.

  • Strong winds in Krabi sweep a speed boat off its mooring

    Strong winds in Krabi sweep a speed boat off its mooring

    A speedboat belonging to a Swedish man, that was tied up in the bay at Koh Lanta, went missing after strong north easterly winds on Wednesday night. The 9 metre speedboat named ‘Baghera’ was reported missing.

  • 40 year old kiteboarder dies off Hua Hun beach

    40 year old kiteboarder dies off Hua Hun beach

    An Irish tourist has drowned in the sea at Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Hua Hin District after a kiteboarding accident during rough seas. Pol Captain Jaruak Khongkarien, Hua Hin Police Station investigative officer, said on Wednesday that police received a report of a drowning in the sea near the beach at Soi Hua Hin 77

  • Cadet “Meay’s” family takes case to police

    Cadet “Meay’s” family takes case to police

    The family of a cadet whose death caught national attention turned up at a police station on Tuesday to “fight for justice”. Supitcha Tanyakan, the elder sister of Phakhapong “Meay” Tanyakan, said she still had faith in the country’s judicial system

  • Phuket Governor follows up on flood solutions for Route 402

    Phuket Governor follows up on flood solutions for Route 402

    File photo During today’s morning meeting (December 19) at Provincial Hall, the Governor, along with relevant Phuket authorities, discussed updates on the ongoing flooding issues that hit Route 402, and urged everyone to put it on the top of the agenda for Phuket.

  • MONDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in a 3 minute read

    MONDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in a 3 minute read

    Welcome to the start of the final week before Christmas. A mainly fine day with a bumper sunset on the way this evening

  • Toon ramps it up, stepping up the pace as he starts heading for the hills

    Toon ramps it up, stepping up the pace as he starts heading for the hills

    Charity run hero Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai left Kamphaeng Phet and reached Tak today – Day 45 of his 2,191km fundraising run.