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  • Phuket Airport cleaner returns 600,000 Baht worth of valuables

    Phuket Airport cleaner returns 600,000 Baht worth of valuables

    The Director of Phuket International Airport, Petch Chancharoen, has officially thanked and made a presentation to a cleaner at the airport, Nattaya Prasanpan, who found and returned 600,000 Baht worth of valuables to a passenger.

  • Livestock Department promises NO “Set Zero”

    Livestock Department promises NO “Set Zero”

    The Department of Livestock Development (DLD) is giving assurances to the Soi Dog Foundation that the department will not follow a policy of “Set Zero” – wiping out all stray dogs in Thailand. The assurance that there will be no countrywide slaughter came from the DLD’s Director of the Division of Veterinary Quarantine and Inspection, Dr Burin Sorasithisooksakul

  • Insurance fraud in Krabi

    Insurance fraud in Krabi

    A 31 year old local chicken vendor, Nattareeya Boonchoo, has spoken about ‘insurance’ she bought for her son that cost her 5,500 Baht. After paying for 2 months, the insurance representative, 35 year old Falipth Wonghan, disappeared – no certificate, no receipt. There are also other 10 other alleged victims from the same case

  • Krabi International Airport fixing its runway

    Krabi International Airport fixing its runway

    Krabi International Airport will fix its runway from midnight tomorrow (March 6) onward.

  • There’s trouble brewing

    There’s trouble brewing

    The Alcohol Control Board is suing open air beer gardens, specifically the one at Central World Plaza in Bangkok, for ‘violating advertising laws’. But that’s not all

  • Phuket King’s Cup Regatta – Day Two. Perfect sailing weather.

    Phuket King’s Cup Regatta – Day Two. Perfect sailing weather.

    Day Two kicked off as strongly as yesterday had ended with consistent, shifting and challenging winds. Race Director Simon James set the two courses around the southern end of the island.

  • Phuket setting up tourist service centres along the west coast beaches

    Phuket setting up tourist service centres along the west coast beaches

    Phuket’s Vice Governor, Sanit Srivihok, held a meeting yesterday (November 29) to discuss locations for the tourist service centres on each of Phuket’s main beaches. The implementation of tourist service centres is a policy from Phuket’s Governor aiming to give information to travellers as well as providing support for any issues such as first aid in an accident or a contact location when people are lost. The beaches that the meeting decided to build tourist service centres include Patong Beach, Kata Beach, Karon Beach, Kamala Beach and Surin Beach.

  • UPDATE – What the new tax increases mean for you

    UPDATE – What the new tax increases mean for you

    Update from The Nation New excise taxes have affected prices across industries ranging from beverages to cars, with the new tax regime causing higher prices for some items but lower prices for others. The Excise Department expects to collect additional tax revenue of 12 billion Bt from the changes. New excise taxes will cause “moderate” rises in the prices of alcoholic beverages, sugary drinks and cigarettes, the director general of the Excise Department, Somchai Poolsavasdi, said yesterday

  • Two students allege being hit by school director

    Two students allege being hit by school director

    Baan Bomuang School Director, Opat Kongpakdee, is to be investigated and possibly sacked from the school after harming 2 students.

  • Phuket vote fraud allegations can’t stop Pian

    Phuket vote fraud allegations can’t stop Pian

    PATONG Mayor Pian Keesin has the right to run for re-election even if he is found guilty of vote fraud and the order to remove him from office is upheld, election officials have confirmed. Action to unseat Mayor Pian began last year when the Office of the Election Commission of Thailand (EC) headquarters in Bangkok, responding to a complaint after the September 2012 election, issued an order to remove him and five other Patong officials from office for electoral fraud. The next step took place in Phuket, when Phuket Election Commission (PEC) Director Kittipong Thiengkunakrit signed that order on July 29 this year (story