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  • Air Asia cancel flights into southern China

    Air Asia cancel flights into southern China

    Air Asia has announced the cancellation of 32 regional flights through southern China scheduled on Sunday as there was potential the flights could be affected by Typhoon Mangkhut. Flights affected are routes landing in Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen, China. The affected return flights are Phuket-Macao, Don Mueng-Hong Kong, Don  Meuang-Macao, Don Meuang-Shantou, Chiang Mai-Hong Kong, Utapao-Macao, Phuket-Hong Kong, Chiang Mai-Macao, Don Meuang-Kwangchow and Don Meuang-Shenzhen

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    Over 20 sea turtles dying off Phuket and Phang-Nga in two months

    One of Thailand’s best known marine biologists is alerting us about the carnage for Phuket’s turtle population over the past two months.

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    Thai police head to the UK to interview the alleged Koh Tao rape victim

    The British Embassy in Thailand has given approval to a request by Thai police to visit the UK and question a woman who claims she was drugged, raped and robbed on Koh Tao in June. This was revealed by deputy tourist police chief Surachate Hakparn. “The police team investigating the rape claim will be heading to the UK soon,” he said.

  • Phoenix might be raised today – VIDEO

    Phoenix might be raised today – VIDEO

    PHOTOS AND VIDEO: The Phuket Marine Office Divers headed underwater again yesterday (September 13) to check attachments to Phoenix in readiness to bring the wreck up to the surface. The Phuket PR Office reports that… “a team of divers yesterday morning (September 13) went down 45 metres underwater again. The first diver team arrived at the boat at 10am to check equipment which has been attached to the boat.

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    February 24 election date official – probably

    PHOTO: A pro-election protest earlier this year.

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    Order a 37K brand name bag online – a 100 baht plastic bottle arrives in the mail

    INN are reporting that a 25 year old Khon Kaen woman has made a complaint to police saying that she had ordered a 37,000 baht second-hand brand name bag online but all she received was a plastic bottle. The woman says that hen she opened the package all she found was a plastic bottle with a Kung Fu Panda logo on it. Panhathai Lertsin-udom had ordered the bag through “brandname_Oa” and says she transferred the money to the account of ‘Ratanawalee Somneuk’

  • Thai sailors to compete in the Para World Sailing Champs in US

    Thai sailors to compete in the Para World Sailing Champs in US

    Thailand are sending sailors to the Para World Sailing Championships for the first time with Suraphong Chitkhong and Paisal Pa-teh, both from Pattaya, heading to Sheboygan in the USA to take part in a pre-event sailing clinic followed by the World Championships from September 18-22. Peter Jacops, Founder of Disabled Sailing Thailand says that this is a very special moment for sailing in Thailand.

  • Mother and baby elephant found dead in national park

    Mother and baby elephant found dead in national park

    PHOTO: Wild elephant in the Kaeng Krachan national park A wild elephant and its baby have been found dead near a reservoir in the Kaeng Krachan national park in Phetchaburi province, west of Hua Hin near the Myanmar border.

  • Businessman arrested in Thailand not linked 1MDB

    Businessman arrested in Thailand not linked 1MDB

    PHOTO: File photos In an exclusive story, the New Sunday Times in Malaysia is reporting that the businessman arrested in Thailand by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the SRC International case, is not linked to former Malaysian PM Datuk Seri Najib Razak and financier Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low. A highly-placed investigator told the New Sunday Times that the suspect was not connected to Najib and Jho Low.

  • A Mandarin for Phuket

    A Mandarin for Phuket

    PHOTO: The Mandarin Hotel Sanya Island One of Asia, and the globes, leading luxury hotel brands, Mandarin Oriental has inked a deal for a Phuket property. Mandarin Oriental, Phuket will be located on one of the undeveloped beachfront sites still to be found on ‘Millionaire’s Mile’ on the west coast of Phuket island