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  • Japanese passenger claims 3 million yen, camera stolen during Thai flight

    Japanese passenger claims 3 million yen, camera stolen during Thai flight

    FILE PHOTO: Thai Airways flight at Haneda Airport, Japan Police are investigating a claim from Japanese woman that 3 million yen (874,000 baht) and a camera were stolen from her bag aboard a Thai Airways flight from Tokyo. The woman, whose name has been withheld, filed a complaint with the Suvarnabhumi Airport police shortly after her flight landed at 5pm yesterday (Monday)

  • “It wasn’t me.” Russian denies stealing money and beating up exchange booth attendant in Pattaya

    “It wasn’t me.” Russian denies stealing money and beating up exchange booth attendant in Pattaya

    PHOTO: Daily News The Russian man accused of attacking a Thai woman at a Jomtiem exchange booth and making off with nearly 700,000 baht is denying his involvement in the robbery. This is despite the incident being caught on CCTV.

  • Songkran revenues flow whilst hot-season temperatures soar

    Songkran revenues flow whilst hot-season temperatures soar

    Songkran Festival has attracted millions of Thai and foreign tourists to popular destinations nationwide, generating significant revenue for local economies.

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    Congratulations “Miss Elephant of Bang Nam Phueng”

    So it’s not all about the splashing. Samut Prakarn’s Phra Pradaeng district has hosted a unique beauty pageant to celebrate this year’s Songkran festival in which contestants were required to be transgender and weigh at least 120 kilograms. This was the eleventh year that the authorities of Bang Nam Phueng district organised the contest for those ‘larger size’ entrants, but it was the first time that the stage was reserved for transgender contestants only

  • Songkran Day One: 2,700 charged for drunk driving

    Songkran Day One: 2,700 charged for drunk driving

    Songkran’s Seven Days of Danger is only into its second day  (Thursday) and police have already nabbed nearly 3,000 motorists for drunk driving. A Government spokeswoman said this morning that 156 vehicles were seized Wednesday and 2,716 motorcyclists and other drivers were charged with drunk driving

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    Net idol DJ Katoy nabbed in Pattaya drug raid

    Internet idol Kannikar “DJ Katoy” Namwicha was among six patrons who tested positive for illegal drug use after a raid on a Pattaya nightclub yesterday (Wednesday).

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    Nearly one million meth tablets seized in police sting in Songkhla

    Police have intercepted an enormous shipment of almost one million methamphetamine tablets with a street value of 48 million baht from a pick-up truck in Songkhla. Police say they were acting on a tipoff. They headed to Tambon Jataen to wait for a pickup truck they were told would be delivering the illicit cargo to southern provinces.

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    Murder, rape, dead bodies in pools – The toll of dead young British tourists visiting Thailand

    PHOTO: Luke Miller (left) was found dead at the bottom of a pool in Koh Tao in 2016 Why is there a mounting toll of young Brits dying, often in mysterious circumstances, in Thailand? 60 or so unexplained, or poorly explained, deaths in just 24 months actually. Britian’s Daily Mail Online has dug deep into the vault of strange disappearances and murders of young tourists from Britain, coming to Thailand in search or adventure, fun and new experiences, and never returning home. Some of the ‘misadventures’ stretch back a lot further than the past two years too

  • PM Prayut, the prolific song-writer

    PM Prayut, the prolific song-writer

    When he’s not putting down members of the press with witty retorts or summoning detractors to the NCPO HQ for ‘attitude adjustment’, dear leader Prayut is putting pen to paper to write patriotic uplifting songs.

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    Two fatal accidents in the same spot within 12 hours – Tak

    Two fatal bus accidents have taken place at exactly the same spot in Tak province within a 12 hour period topping off a horror two weeks for buses and passenger vans on Thai roads.