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    Phuket officials rush to control the scores of accidents in Thepkasattri Road, Thalang

    PHOTO: The Phuket PR Office More than 30 motorists since last week have been injured in an accident on part of the Thepkrasattri Road which is under construction in Thalang. Phuket officials are well aware of the issue and have moved swiftly to solve the problem

  • How Thailand became a casualty in the US-China trade war

    How Thailand became a casualty in the US-China trade war

    from South China Morning Post and AFP About one third of all the rubber in the world comes from Thai forests, many in the southern regions. But a sudden drop in Chinese demand has compounded a longer term global oversupply crisis to push prices off a cliff.

  • Two shot dead at a Pattani market place – Southern insurgency

    Two shot dead at a Pattani market place – Southern insurgency

    The southern insurgency, never out of the news for more than a week, has claimed two more lives in the southern provinces. Two defence volunteers have been fatally shot at a shopping market place in the Kapor district of Pattani province yesterday. Police believe that southern militants were behind the brazen close-range attack

  • Man thought he could now sell marijuana legally. Aah, no!

    Man thought he could now sell marijuana legally. Aah, no!

    “He thought he could sell it legally.” A man has been arrested for advertising marijuana for sale on YouTube. With all the news about legalising medical marijuana in Thailand, he says he believed it was now legal to sell cannabis in Thailand.

  • Part-time Samui snake man catches King Cobra with bare hands

    Part-time Samui snake man catches King Cobra with bare hands

    King Cobra vs British Snake Whisperer. 47 year old UK citizen, Philip Brook won. Thai television TNA has show a video of the British resident who lives in Koh Samui responding to a call to catch a King Cobra on the Gulf island. Philip has lived in Samui for 18 years and now is a volunteer at “Samui Snake Rescue”. He likes to help all manner of animals in distress but has a special affection for snakes

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    “We are doing all we can” – the search for ‘Boss’ Yoovidhya

    The Royal Thai Police are hitting back at claims from a top Thai prosecutor that they are doing nothing to bring international Red Bull heir and fugitive, Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, back to Thailand to face justice. Original story HERE .

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    Three paper factory warehouses catch fire in Samut Prakan

    Firefighters continued to tackle a huge fire at a recycled paper factory in Samut Prakan, just south of Bangkok, into the early hours of this morning after flames destroyed three warehouses. Initially, some 100 fire engines were dispatched to the Thai Development Industrial Paper Company in Tambon Thay Ban in Muang district at 8pm last night (Wednesday)

  • Teenagers lighting up more than their krathongs

    Teenagers lighting up more than their krathongs

    For the teenagers who have more on their mind than floating a Krathong tonight…   Teenagers are being warned not to engage in inappropriate sexual behaviour or unsafe sex during the Loy Krathong Festival.   The Public Health Ministry’s Department of Health deputy chief Dr Bancha Khakhong says that young people usually release flowery floats into rivers and water sources at night during the festival and then hang out or attend booze-drinking parties.

  • ‘Remove dual-language road signs’ – Malaysian sultan

    ‘Remove dual-language road signs’ – Malaysian sultan

    by The Star – Asia News Network The Sultan of Selangor in Malaysia has decreed that all dual language road signage in Shah Alam (to the west of KL) must be removed and replaced with the national language (Malay) only. Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah’s private secretary Datuk Mohamad Munir Bani highlighted the matter in a letter dated Nov 19 to the Selangor state secretary Datuk Mohd Amin Ahmad Ahya. It said that all Chinese language road signages in Shah Alam must be removed and replaced with only one language, which is Bahasa Melayu.

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    First Kunming-Krabi direct flight landed

    The first direct flight from Kunming, China, full of Chinese passengers, has arrived at Krabi International Airport. The General Manager of the Krabi International Airport Apichai Aranyik has welcomed the new Lucky Airline (Boeing 737) with its first direct Charter Flight from Kunming to Krabi. The flight carried 162 passengers and arrived in Krabi at 7pm last night (Sunday)