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  • Screws tightening on Non Immigrant visas for expats wishing to live in Thailand

    Screws tightening on Non Immigrant visas for expats wishing to live in Thailand

    SOURCE: ThaiVisa A decade ago there seemed to be various ways to stay in Thailand long-term. There was a bit of wriggle room in the interpretation of the guidelines and there was always ‘ways and means’ of securing a visa (nudge nudge, wink, wink). But the screws are being tightened on expats, retirees and long-stayers who are finding their options to keep living in the Land of Smiles diminishing fast, either through changed regulations or a more rigorous enforcement of the existing rules.

  • And the winner of Miss Mom Phuket 2019 is…

    And the winner of Miss Mom Phuket 2019 is…

    The annual beauty pageant run by Lifestyle in Thailand, Miss Mom Phuket 2019, officially celebrated its winner this year – K. Sangjan Modnok, the owner of Royal Thai Villas, who also won Miss Angel Lifestyle by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)

  • Owner of boarding school arrested for allegedly killing 15 year old student

    Owner of boarding school arrested for allegedly killing 15 year old student

    PHOTO: Tapakorn “Chaidaen” Sapsin, who died on June 13 by Wasukit Lao-in Police have arrested the 27 year old owner of a boarding school in Nakhon Sawan, his wife and his mother-in-law, for their alleged role in the assault of a 15 year old schoolboy earlier this month which led to his death five days later. The school owner has maintained his innocence and plans to have his lawyer post a bail application for him later. Nakhon Sawan is in central Thailand

  • Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by car in Kathu – VIDEO

    Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by car in Kathu – VIDEO

    PHOTOS: อาสา ของ ประชาชน VIDEO: Kathu Police/ Newshawk Phuket A pedestrian has sustained serious injuries after being hit by a sedan while crossing a road in Kathu, Phuket. Volunteers rescue workers report that they were notified of the incident at 7.19pm last night at the Kathu Intersection (near the Caltex petrol station).

  • Motorbike driver crushed by cement truck in Thalang, Phuket

    Motorbike driver crushed by cement truck in Thalang, Phuket

    A cement truck driver has been charged with reckless driving causing death after a motorbike driver died at the scene after being run over by the cement truck in Thalang yesterday afternoon. The Thalang Police were notified of the incident at 5.10pm on Srisoonthorn Road in Thalang, central Phuket

  • Russian tourist drowns in red flag swimming zone in Trat

    Russian tourist drowns in red flag swimming zone in Trat

    PHOTOS: The Pattaya News | Siam Rath A Russian tourist has drowned at a beach on Koh Chang in Trat, far east Thailand, in the red-flagged, no swimming zone yesterday. Navy officers on Koh Chang are warning tourists going to beaches with red flags along the shore to stay out of the water when there are high waves in the monsoon season. 55 year old Vladimir Antonov was found floating face down 300 metres from shore.

  • Burasari opens second Phuket hotel on Coconut Island

    Burasari opens second Phuket hotel on Coconut Island

    PHOTO: Original Vision Island Escape by Burasari, the second Phuket hotel from the Thai-based group, will have a soft opening this September. Located on Koh Maphrao (also known as Coconut Island), the initial product will be 15 villas. By December this year, the full inventory of 180 rooms and 40 villas will be operational. With Island Escape, Burasari  Group will operate eight properties in Thailand and Laos.

  • Malaysia’s Deputy PM sympathises with Azmin’s family over gay sex video scandal

    Malaysia’s Deputy PM sympathises with Azmin’s family over gay sex video scandal

    Malaysia’s Deputy PM Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has expressed sympathy for the family of Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, who has been linked to a sex video scandal. Read The Thaiger story HERE . She said she rejected any practice of gutter politics as she had experienced it before.

  • Toon’s latest run-for-charity raises 15 million baht in the first hour for north-east hospitals

    Toon’s latest run-for-charity raises 15 million baht in the first hour for north-east hospitals

    PHOTO: Facebook.com/kaokonlakao Such is the star-power and respect Thais have for rocker-turned-charity-warrior Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai, that his latest fund-raising effort raised 15 million baht in the first hour of yesterday moorning’s run. His latest project called  Kao Kon La Kao-Kao Tor Pai Duay Palang Lek Lek Phak Isan (One step each by each person, move on with a small force in the Northeast) headed off early yesterday from Nong Khai in an effort to raise money for with Isaan public hospitals. The popular ‘Bodyslam’ lead singer, along with his actress girlfriend Rachwin ‘Koi’ Wongviriya, actor Tanongsak Supakarn and other runners joined together for the first lap of the 10 kilometre run before handing off to actor Pakorn ‘Dome’ Lum to lead the next leg.

  • More internal bickering for Democrats over split of cabinet seats

    More internal bickering for Democrats over split of cabinet seats

    Democrat party MPs find themselves again torn over important decisions.. This time the party is split over the sharing of eight cabinet posts allocated to them by their leading coalition partner, Palang Pracharat.