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  • Top 10 things to know about Phuket for beginners (2019)

    Top 10 things to know about Phuket for beginners (2019)

    1. Welcome to Phuket Phuket is an island and a province. It’s the largest island in Thailand – 48 km north to south, 21 km east to west

  • Tourism Council of Thailand promises to raise standards of tourist safety

    Tourism Council of Thailand promises to raise standards of tourist safety

    By Chadamas Chinmaneevong,   ttgasia.com The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) says they are “joining hands with state agencies including the Department of Land Transport, Marine Department and Tourism Authority of Thailand to improve tourist safety standards nationwide and overturn perceptions of the country as a dangerous tourist destination.” The project is a reaction to the many, many safety related incidents that occur, and are reported overseas, to tourists visiting Thailand. The Tourism Council of Thailand says that countries like UK and China are expressing concerns about their citizens heading to Thailand for holidays.

  • Nakhon Ratchasima shoots himself after CNY celebrations

    Nakhon Ratchasima shoots himself after CNY celebrations

    A Nakhon Ratchasima man has shot himself while his mother and sister were washing up in the next room following a Chinese New Year dinner in their shophouse. Police were alerted to the suicide at a house on Soi Pattana Prapa Community 2 in Nai Muang, Muang district at 6.45pm last night. They arrived to find Weerawat Phisitthapat’s body lying in the ground-floor living room with a gunshot wound to the left side of his chest.

  • Chinese tourist couple found after getting lost in Thalang jungle

    Chinese tourist couple found after getting lost in Thalang jungle

    PHOTOS:  The Thalang Police  and  The Phuket Tourist Police Officers were searching for about four hours for a Chinese tourist couple who were lost in the Khao Phra Thaew Non – Hunting area forest in Thalang district last night. The local Tourist Police and the Thalang Police were notified of the pair getting lost early in the evening after they called the Phuket Tourist Police

  • Thailand poised to break through 40 million arrivals in 2019

    Thailand poised to break through 40 million arrivals in 2019

    Thailand welcomed a record 38.27 million tourists in 2018.

  • Chinese tourists injured in Chalong ATV accident

    Chinese tourists injured in Chalong ATV accident

    Two Chinese tourists have sustained injuries after driving an ATV (All Terrain Vehicle – Dune Buggy) off the side of a hillside in Karon. Rescue workers heard about the accident on the Nark Kerd Hills in Karon at 4.20pm yesterday (Sunday). When they arrived they found the two injured female Chinese tourists

  • New e-Visa for Chinese tourists starts rolling out on February 15

    New e-Visa for Chinese tourists starts rolling out on February 15

    The Department of Consular Affairs is to officially launch the first phase of the new Thai e-Visa in Beijing on February 15. China will be the first country in the world to have the service, which will be extended to other Chinese cities in early March. Chatri Archjananun, director general of the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the Thai e-Visa was developed to provide greater convenience to Chinese tourists wishing to visit Thailand

  • Round ’em up, ship ’em out – another 500 foreigners arrested in crackdown

    Round ’em up, ship ’em out – another 500 foreigners arrested in crackdown

    Authorities have rounded up another 503 foreigners for overstaying their visas, entering Thailand illegally and assorted other crimes during simultaneous searches at 217 locations around the country early today. Immigration Police Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj-General Itthipol Itthisarnronnachai says the raids are part of the government’s crackdown on transnational scammers, card skimmers and drug traffickers, as well as foreigners breaking immigration laws. The searches took place at locations including four schools, 73 private firms and shops, six service establishments and 50 hotels and hostels, he said

  • Six Thai weightlifters test positive for doping

    Six Thai weightlifters test positive for doping

    PHOTO: International Weightlifting Federation, Chinese Olympic Association Six Thai weightlifters have tested positive for doping following additional tests being carried out by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on “target athletes” last November at the World Championship in Turkmenistan. Regulations state that any nation with three or more positive results in a calendar year can face a ban of up to four years

  • Chinese tourist drowns off Koh Samet

    Chinese tourist drowns off Koh Samet

    by Achara Wisetsri A 58 year old Chinese tourist, who got into difficulty whilst swimming off Koh Samet on Saturday, has died while being transported to a district hospital. Koh Samet is off the coast of Rayong province, east of Bangkok. Witnesses say he was “battered by waves” in the sea off Sai Kaew Beach. The victim was swimming with a large tour group