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    Chiang Rai: Survival boxes being dropped into cave openings

    As rescuers use heavy-duty drilling equipment to drill into the roof of some of the Tham Luang caves where the missing 13 are thought to be stranded, officials are sending in food and survival boxes into the flooded waterways coursing through the tunnels. The Nation is reporting that officials are dropping dozens of plastic boxes containing food, maps and mobile phones into natural gaps and chimneys, hoping they will reach the 13 persons trapped there last Saturday afternoon. The boxes also contain messages asking the finder to phone the rescue team and tell them their location and the extent of their water and medical supplies

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    Shisha/Vaping shop raided in Kathu

    A team of officers from Phuket Provincial Defense Office and the Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command raided ‘@ Moom Mor’ restaurant in Kathu on Wednesday night (June 27).

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    Six metre, duck-eating python caught at a Krabi gas station

    Krabi rescue workers yesterday (June 28) caught a six metre long python at a petrol station after the reptile had eaten a duck. Three rescue workers from Krabi Pitak Pracha Foundation, along with a plucky local, took about 20 minutes to catch the python which weighed 56 kilograms at a gas station in Thab Prik.

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    ‘Forest Rescue’ campaign to save trees in and around Bangkok

    Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited (MQDC), a company that invests in, develops, and manages high-quality residential and mixed-use property projects under the brands ‘THE FORESTIAS’, has announced ‘Forest Rescue’, a campaign to save urban trees and highlight the importance of nature and healthy ecosystems.

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    Cave alert issued for Phang Nga

    Phang Nga officials, in the wake of the ongoing search for the teenage Chiang Rai cave explorers, have issued a warning about the caves around the Phang Nga region, especially for the wet season. Sayan Kijmano, chief of the Phang Nga Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office is warning tour operators to closely monitor rainfall when they take tourists to visit caves in the southern province

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    Malaysia: Biggest seizure in history – New Straits Times

    PHOTO: New Straits Times “Items included 423 watches worth 78 million Malaysian Ringit, including the most expensive one, a Rolex Paul Newman Daytona worth about 3.5 million Ringit. (1 Malaysian Ringit = ~8 Thai Baht) PBS English is reporting that up to 1.1 billion Malaysian Ringit (about 9 billion baht) worth of cash, jewellery, luxury handbags and watches, as well as sunglasses have been seized from residences and offices linked to former Malaysian prime minister  Najib Tun Razak in the ongoing investigation into 1Malay­sia Development Berhad (1MDB), making it the biggest seizure in Malaysian history, according to The Star newspaper. But speaking to on-line news website Malaysiakini  the former premier insisted that the items are mainly gifts and some others were purchased

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    Phuket Police hunting for suspect who bashed school janitor to death

    A school janitor has been beaten to death by a wooden stick early this morning (June 28).

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    Mother and baby dolphin found off Phuket

    Two dolphins have been found on a beach at Koh Yao Yai in Phang Nga. A baby dolphin was released back to the sea while the mother dolphin has been brought back to Phuket for treatment today (June 27).

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    Chinese tourists caught climbing crabs in Krabi

    Chinese tourists have been caught climbing all over a Krabi landmark – the Mud Crabs Sculpture. Krabi Tourist Police are tracking down the tour company that were in control of the tourists that were filmed climbing on the sculpture. A facebook user ‘Tisa Kiw Guide’ on Monday (June 25) posted a VIDEO  on her personal Facebook with the message… “to tour guides who are taking care of these groups of Chinese tourists who are climbing on the Mud Crabs Sculpture, it might be damaged.” Krabi City Deputy Mayor Channarong Leelaburanapong says, “Krabi Tourist Police have been contacted after we saw the video clip

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    Floods paralyse Phuket roads, flights delayed and diverted

    Many parts of Phuket were underwater last night (June 26) after a two-hour spurt of heavy rain early in the evening. A number of roads in Phuket Town, around Samkong, as well as on Thepkrasattri Road  in front of the main SuperCheap, and in Thalang, were also flooded by the short but heavy deluge. Many flights were unable to land safely at Phuket International Airport and had to be diverted to Krabi, Hat Yai and Surat Thani