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    Monkey move to islands postponed due to inclement weather

    The task to move some of the migrating monkeys to Koh Payu in Paklok has been postponed due to strong wind and waves while the monkey sterilisations continue. Some sterilised monkeys will be released in Rassada today (June 18).

  • Bangkok: 30 sex offenders nabbed at Thai airports since the start of 2018

    Bangkok: 30 sex offenders nabbed at Thai airports since the start of 2018

    Thai Immigration are reporting successes using the new Advance Passenger Processing System where warnings come up on the screens of Immigration staff as people are processed on arrival at Thai airports.

  • Thai economic growth forecast projections up to 6% – World Bank

    Thai economic growth forecast projections up to 6% – World Bank

    The World Bank is looking to boost projections for growth in the Thai economy. In the last financial quarter, expansion of the Thai economy hit a five-year high. Ulrich Zachau, the World Bank’s director for Thailand and regional partnerships, says that a stable outlook and signs that Thai business is investing again domestically are among the positive factors for the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia.

  • Bangkok: A car and 500 motorcycle seized in road racing crackdown

    Bangkok: A car and 500 motorcycle seized in road racing crackdown

    Police in Samut Prakan province, just south east of central Bangkok city, have seized a car and some 500 motorcycles in a crack down on road racing last night (Friday). Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal said police from 14 police stations in Samut Prakan set up road checkpoints to check for vehicles that were illegally modified for racing.

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    PM backs Myanmar’s efforts in tackling the Rohingya crisis

    PHOTO: VOA News Thailand has considered the issue a “domestic” matter for Myanmar, and has also declined to recognise the Rohingya as refugees, leaving them vulnerable to persecution. Thailand is backing the Myanmar government’s efforts to solve the long-running problem relating to the Rohingya in Rakhine state. Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha said, “[I] welcome the Myanmar government’s] sincere efforts to solve the problem in Rakhine State in a sustainable manner,” during a joint press conference with visiting Myanmar President U Win Myint Prayut on Thursday, when the two leaders read out a joint statement to media.

  • Changes to the leasehold bill ‘unlikely to impact property market’

    Changes to the leasehold bill ‘unlikely to impact property market’

    Changes to the Leasehold Bill looks likely to update the way foreigners can maintain rights to use land in Thailand. A new bill has been approved by the Thai cabinet and could become law following the public hearing process that finished yesterday. The intention of the changes to the bill, mooted last year, is to make leasehold arrangements more secure and attractive

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    Brand Andaman ready to start promoting the region

    A meeting held at the Phuket City Hall, and hosted by Phuket’s Governor Norraphat, announced that southern provinces are planning to boost tourism with the ‘Andaman’ branding.

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    Futsal charity to raise money for light aircraft crash victim

    Friends of a male student, who was one of the passenger victims in the light aircraft crash in Paklok on March 10, are planning a futsal charity match this Sunday (June 10) to raise money for him to assist in his recovery. A small plane crashed in a field in front of the Phuket Air Park, in Paklok last March. There were four passengers in the plane and two casualties resulting from the crash landing.

  • The Thaiger Briefing – June 15, 2018

    The Thaiger Briefing – June 15, 2018

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    Pattaya: Koh Larn survey shows tourism over-whelming facilities on island

    Consultants have completed a long-awaited survey of Koh Larn’s tourist capacity. The survey says it’s the first step toward new zoning laws to protect the island’s ecosystem. Ampai Sakdanukuljit, assistant director of the Tourism and Sports Council, officially presented the Silapakorn University report his group commissioned to Pattaya Deputy Mayor Apichart Virapal, Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya office Director Suladda Sarutilavan, and police and military officials on June 5.

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