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  • Top 10 scams in Thailand

    Top 10 scams in Thailand

    PHOTO: Thai Travel News By Tim Newton, a seven-year expat and victim of many of these scams… Firstly, I should say that just about any hot tourist spot around the world is going to attract people, sometimes greedy locals, who will be specialists at extracting dollars from your pockets. In Thailand the main difference is that they will usually do it with a smile. There are scams awaiting tourists who come to Phuket and you are best served by spending a few minutes reading articles like this and saving yourself a lot of financial pain, inconvenience or even a trip to hospital.

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    You’re in the drivers seat, in your BKK hotel

    The MeStyle Garage Hotel Bangkok, a new themed boutique hotel, is taking guests on an offbeat journey to experience a new dimension in design – ‘garage funky’ – inspired by its founder’s passion for cars.

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    71 foreigners, including 32 Thais, found safe in Sulawesi

    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency in Indonesia has announced that 71 foreign tourists were affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi last Friday evening. Authorities say they have found 66 of the foreigners and declared them safe and accounted for. Two of the rescued tourists, a Singaporean and a Belgian, have now been moved to Jakarta.

  • 25 British woman claims she was raped on Koh Phangan but later recants

    25 British woman claims she was raped on Koh Phangan but later recants

    A 25 year old British woman has accepted that she was not raped on Koh Phangan as she had previously claimed. Hospital tests and CCTV indicated there was no evidence a crime had occurred. Sanook is reporting that the woman admits that her fears were completely unfounded. She has been named only as ‘Joanna’

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    Launch of Integrated Green Urban Transport Plan for Phuket and southern islands

    PHOTOS: The Phuket PR Office The Integrated Green Urban Transport Plan has been launched. The launch was held at the Pullman Acadia (Nai Thon) Hotel led by Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Minister of Transport who is part of the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT). Joining him was outgoing Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong and other officials

  • Thai woman drugs, then steals from two tourists – one of them is dead

    Thai woman drugs, then steals from two tourists – one of them is dead

    Chiang Mai police are on the hunt for a Thai woman they believe has been responsible for the drugging and robbery of two foreigners – one of them has died as a consequence of her crimes. An Indian and US tourist were independently drugged and robbed by a “pretty, short-haired” Thai woman.

  • Seaman dies in hotel after taking Viagra

    Seaman dies in hotel after taking Viagra

    A 58 year old man who worked on fishing boats was found dead in a Sichon, Nakhon Si Thammarat hotel room. The Sichon station chief Pol Col Chokedee Rakwatanapong told Sanook that the man’s name was Suthep, a widower who was often away fishing at sea for extended periods. Sanook reports that Suthep was dead on the floor in the hotel

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    Alpine tourism ignites billion dollar resort property market

    by Bill Barnett of Niseko visitor numbers continue to climb on the back of a sharp increase in airlift. Tourism arrivals to Asia’s leading alpine destination, Niseko, rose 17% year-on-year in 2017 and bumped up a 5-year growth spree with an impressive 16% compound annual growth rate.

  • Chiang Mai: Thai man arrested for attempted rape of female tourist

    Chiang Mai: Thai man arrested for attempted rape of female tourist

    A man who robbed and allegedly attempted to rape a female Chinese tourist has been apprehended at his house while he was having his head shaved before entering the monkhood. Sanook is reporting that Mae Rim cops in Chiang Mai announce the arrest of 26 year old Wuthisak yesterday and took him on a reenactment to the entrance to the Huay Tung Tao reservoir where he is said to have attacked and robbed a Chinese tourist last Friday night. The 23 year old tourist had been walking around Muang district of Chiang Mai when she noticed Wuthisak wearing a t-shirt with the name of the same hotel she was staying at

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    Pattaya seminar teaches students to say NO

    Human trafficking and prostitution remain to enormous elephants in the room for Thai society and past Governments. A seminar in Pattaya is hoping to do something about it