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    Police hunt gunman after man watching road racing is shot

    Police are searching for a gunman who has shot and critically injured a young man while he was watching motorcycle road racing on a Bangkok motorway. Prawet police say security camera footage shows the shooting incident at the outbound motorway in front of the Hua Mark mosque in Pattanakan subdistrict in Suan Luang district

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    More than 6,000 cyclists expected in Phuket’s Bike Un Ai Rak event today

    “All roads along the route will be closed from 2pm to 5pm today.” More than 5,500 Phuketians registered to participate in the Bike Un Ai Rak national cycling event on today. According to organisers, people can still register at the event today, but there will not be official T-shirts for them to wear (as you needed to register earlier to receive an event T-shirt).

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    Living with elephants – avoiding problems in Khao Yai national park

    Khao Yai National Park, north of Bangkok, is instructing tourists how not to anger the park’s wild elephants as they walk on or besides the roads. Tourists travelling to the national park from Prachin Buri Province at the Noen Hom entrance are likely to meet wild elephants in the morning and evening, according to national park officials. They are likely to encounter an elephant or a herd from the 4 kilometre marker all the way to the Haew Narok Waterfall

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    Huge fire in Bangkok guts recycling plant

    Residents from a next door four-storey apartment building have been evacuated as a result of a huge recycling factory fire in Bangkok. No one was injured in the major blaze which took fire-fighters more than three hours to get under control. Damage, including to several rooms in the apartment building, has been valued at more than 20 million baht.

  • Thailand detains Taiwanese citizen over anti-China broadcasts

    Thailand detains Taiwanese citizen over anti-China broadcasts

    PHOTO: Taiwan News A Taiwanese businessman has been detained in Thailand for allegedly helping an underground online radio broadcast aimed at Chinese listeners. The allegations have come from Radio Free Asia (RFA)

  • Wild elephants kill official in Chachoengsao

    Wild elephants kill official in Chachoengsao

    FILE PHOTO A wildlife official in Chachoengsao, east of Bangkok, has been found dead after being kicked and dragged by wild elephants. Officials at the Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary in Sanam Chai Khet district revealed that one of their colleagues was found dead at 6am yesterday morning. The victim, 46 year old Manop Karasuk, was on the Monday night shift to watch out for wild elephants.

  • Wanted UK brothers arrested during a raid in Chonburi

    Wanted UK brothers arrested during a raid in Chonburi

    PHOTO: Thai Immigration Bureau Thai Immigration have filled in the details of an armed night raid earlier this week at a Chonburi hotel. The men arrested have been named as 43 year old Joseph Mulhare and his 38 year old brother Gregory Mulhare. Their arrest followed a cat and mouse game as the pair moved from Pattaya to Bangkok before they were eventually taken in at gunpoint in the early hours of Tuesday morning, this week.

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    Uncertainty in Bangkok’s residential property market – CBRE

    CBRE, an international property consultancy company, is reporting ‘looming uncertainty’ in the Bangkok residential property market. Although developers have recently increased their launches of condominiums, sales to Thai buyers have slowed in some locations and are likely to slow further with the coming imposition of tighter mortgage lending

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    Bangkok all ready for tonight’s Loy Krathong

    Yesterday, Governor Aswin Kwanmuang checked nine piers along the Chao Phraya river, from Tha Chang to Rama VIII Bridge in Bangkok’s Bang Plat district. to ensure the safety of revellers for today’s Loy Krathong festivities.

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    Three arrested over copycat killings over school rivalry

    “The three suspects were arrested on Monday for premeditated murder.” A technical-school student, accused of shooting dead a young man from a rival school on October 12, says they were retaliating for the killing of a former student from their school. Police say one of the three arrested suspects told them his gang from Pathumwan Institute of Technology was avenging the September 25 murder of 25 year old Anusorn Sondhi, when it took the life of 24 year old Kamonwich Suwanthat, a senior student at Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan-ok, Uthenthawai campus