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  • School teacher humiliates student over unpaid school fees

    School teacher humiliates student over unpaid school fees

    A mother is crying foul after she claims her son was humiliated by a teacher who stuck a note on his shirt saying he owed 700 baht in unpaid school fees. The names of the mother, her son and the school have been withheld although you can trace back the original post on Thai Facebook pages.

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    Pattaya: How police tracked down Aussie ‘boat orgy’ operator

    So what can you buy for 3,000 baht in Pattaya these days?

  • Response to first execution in Thailand since 2009

    Response to first execution in Thailand since 2009

    “According to the third national human rights master plan on the justice system for 2014 to 2018, Thailand had a road map to suspend all executions in the country by 2014, amend the Criminal Code to legally abolish the death penalty by 2017, and ratify the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR by this year.” Yesterday’s execution of a murderer at the Bang Kwan Prison in Bangkok caught Thais and right’s groups by surprise. Thailand had signalled it’s intention to move towards abolition of capital punishment in recent years. So Thailand’s first execution in nine years is sparking public debate on the death penalty, which retains strong support among most Thais despite concerns raised by academics and activists about human rights violations and its effectiveness as a deterrent.

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    Student falls out of the back of School songtaew in Nonthaburi

    Who was at fault? The student or the songtaew driver? A female student has fallen out the back of a moving songtaew on her way to school, captured on a dash cam

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    Who’s living there? Chiang Mai locals question lights on at controversial judicial housing

    If you thought the controversy between local protesters and the Thai Government was over, regarding the extravagant homes for Thai judges on the slopes of Doi Suthep, you’d be wrong.

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    Maya Bay’s four month ‘tourist break’ begins

    Park Rangers at the Nopparat Tara-Mu Ko Phi Phi marine national park have placed buoys outlining a no-access zone as part of a bid to rehabilitate the park’s world-renowned Maya Bay. The decision to close Maya to pave the way for a rest period, and preparation for new access to the area, was made by the National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation Department in March. The department had consulted with the marine national parks advisory committee comprising a group of noted marine experts including Assistant Professor Thon Thamrongnawasawat, who is also a member of the national reform and strategy committees

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    Taxi trouble in Hua Hin – Threats, assaults and arrests

    In a story that could be played out anywhere around Thailand, the taxi wars in Hua Hin are heating up with the arrival of the ride-sharing App ‘Grab’ in the coastal town. A taxi driver has assaulted a female hotel employee just hours after posting online threats against all Grab taxi drivers working in Hua Hin

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    Pete & Abbie’s holiday goes wrong – Go Fund Me campaign raises funds for medical bills

    PHOTOS: ‘ Pete & Abbies Journey’ Facebook page A British travel agent was left ‘unable to move’ after the taxi she and her partner were in was in a head-on smash with a truck heading to Khao Lak. The incident happened back on May 9.

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    Who’s keeping Thailand’s beaches clean?

    PHOTO: Daily News Every week there are volunteers heading to the beaches of Phuket to pick up rubbish, mostly washed ashore and landing on the beaches. Some of it has washed out Phuket’s drains and just making its way back to shore. Other rubbish comes from passing boats and fishing fleets.

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    Nigerian arrested as police track down ‘romance scam’ gang

    PHOTOS: The Nation Tourist police are hunting for conspirators in a “romance scam” gang after they arrested a 32 year old Nigerian who allegedly lured a Thai woman in Lampang province into wiring him nearly 100,000 baht.