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    Slow loris found on the side of the road in Krabi

    Krabi veterinarians have rescued a slow loris which had been injured from an electric shock by cutting its leg yesterday (June 11). The slow loris was found on the side of the road in Ao Nang this week

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    Drug conflicts likely motive behind murder of five in Yala

    Officials examine the blood-splattered scene where five men were shot dead in Yala’s Bannang Sata district early yesterday.

  • Historic handshake leads to a day of talks in Singapore

    Historic handshake leads to a day of talks in Singapore

    Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un made history this morning, becoming the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet and shake hands, as they seek to end a tense decades-old nuclear stand-off. The two men strode toward each other and shared a handshake beneath the white-washed walls of an upscale hotel on Sentosa Island, Singapore, before sitting down for a half-day of meetings with ramifications for the world

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    Over thousand front the start line in the Samui Half Marathon

    It’s that marathon time of the year. A little cooler and sometimes a bit of precipitation to keep runners cool as well. But not for the Samui event held yesterday

  • French man released without charge after rape allegations from UK teen

    French man released without charge after rape allegations from UK teen

    PHOTO: Daily News Koh Tao, in the news again for all the wrong reasons.

  • AXN Announces Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 – Open Auditions in Bangkok

    AXN Announces Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 – Open Auditions in Bangkok

    PHOTO: Thailand’s “Powerstorm” made it into last year’s finals.

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    Myanmar-Thai border mega bust. 15 tonnes of drug-making chemicals.

    By Jessada Chantharak A 15 tonne batch of sodium cyanide that could have been used to make millions of methamphetamine pills was seized and Chiang Rai man was arrested last week when a smuggling operation into Myanmar from Thailand was intercepted. Truck driver, 41 year old Sawat Kaewdam, is facing charges over alleged illegal entry and failing to obtain a permit to transport a hazardous substance into Myanmar. The seized sodium cyanide could be synthesised into phenyl-2-propanone, a narcotic substrate and used to produce about 295 million methamphetamine pills.

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    80 % of hotels, hostels and guesthouses found illegal on Phi Phi Island

    It’s been a rough week for the island’s small to medium hostel and guesthouse operators with officials claiming that an astonishing 80% of them are illegal and don’t comply with regulations. This week Krabi official found more than 30 hotels, hostels and guesthouses have been adapting shop-houses and unsuitable buildings into guesthouses and back-packer accommodations. They also claim that guests haven’t been reported to Immigration within 24 hours of checking in (which is the responsibility of the Hotel owner.) All the inspected accommodations have been ordered to temporary cease operations so that they can get their documentation in order – comply or close! Out of 250 hotels, hostels and guesthouses inspected over the past three days, only 47 of them have been found to be legal.

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    Phang Nga Brand trade fair being held at Jungceylon

    A ‘Best of Phang Nga’ fair is being held from June 7 -11 at Jungceylon Phuket with more than 35 stalls.

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    Crazy school songtaew driver slapped with 5,000 baht fine and suspension

    CCTV footage from an intersection near Kabinburi, east of Bangkok, showed a fully loaded school songtaew almost collide with other vehicles as the driver plowed through a red light. Thai Rath reports the songtaew almost topples over, such is the speed and swerve. The children came from three area schools – Kabin Withaya, Jiamin School and Ruksasap School in Prachinburi