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  • Van crashes near Khao Lak

    Van crashes near Khao Lak

    A van transporting Chinese tourists crashed on the way from Phuket International Airport to Khao Lak this morning (January 31), resulting in 13 injuries, 9 of them considered serious. The van was driving in foggy weather while a motorcycle cut ahead of it causing van driver to swerve. The 52 year old driver, Suchart Aduman, who received minor injuries, explained that the fog was thick, making vision poor and the motorcycle cut in front of him very fast, so he decided to avoid it, veering over to the left side of the road and losing control

  • Thai woman, French boyfriend blame each other for Italian’s murder

    Thai woman, French boyfriend blame each other for Italian’s murder

    A Thai woman and her French boyfriend have turned on each other after their arrests, with each blaming the other for the murder of the woman’s Italian ex-husband.

  • Russian man dies after walk along Krabi beach

    Russian man dies after walk along Krabi beach

    A 61 year old Russian tourist, Shikokenko Alexander, fainted while walking along the beach at Hong Island in Krabi, was being taken to hospital but died on the way (January 28). At 1pm, the Chief of Bokkoranee National Park received a report that the Russian man was walking with his wife along the beach when he collapsed onto the sand.

  • FIFA World Cup lands in Phuket

    FIFA World Cup lands in Phuket

    The FIFA World Cup has already arrived in Phuket for an exhibition.

  • Mother & child re-united. And it feels so good.

    Mother & child re-united. And it feels so good.

    Rescuers had to break a car’s window after its doors automatically locked with both a toddler and the car key inside in Phuket’s Mueang district on Thursday morning. The mother, 36, whose name was withheld, sought help from the people nearby after she was unable to open her car door, and police and rescuers were alerted at 8.40am.

  • Filipino and Burmese killed in Karon crash

    Filipino and Burmese killed in Karon crash

    A Fillipino man, 35 year old Arthur Mina, and a Burmese woman have died following a crash earlier this morning (January 25) on Patak Road, Karon. Police say that his motorcycle collided with another motorcycle driven by a woman (whose name hasn’t been announced by police). The accident occurred on a curve.

  • Two Israelis arrested over suspected mob hit in Samui

    Two Israelis arrested over suspected mob hit in Samui

    Two Israeli men were arrested at Don Muang International Airport on Sunday night for allegedly stabbing to death a fellow Israeli and seriously injuring his girlfriend on Koh Samui earlier in the day. Police said 24 year old Dolev Zuarez and 26 year old Eval Bokal were arrested soon after arriving at the airport at 9.30pm.

  • UPDATE: One more airport worker arrested for stealing passengers’ valuables

    UPDATE: One more airport worker arrested for stealing passengers’ valuables

    After three Phuket airport staff were arrested for stealing passengers’ valuables on Saturday, police extended their investigation and arrested another staff member, 28 year old Kwanchai Butchai, from Sisaket province. The three men that were arrested earlier include 30 year old Manote Nakpojit and 29 year old Nirut Saksri who admitted the thefts, while another one, 23 year old Chakrit Chanprasert only admitted that he bought the valuables from the other two men

  • Baggage handlers arrested over thefts at Phuket airport

    Baggage handlers arrested over thefts at Phuket airport

    Police arrested two worker at the Phuket International Airport and their alleged accomplice over the theft of passengers’ belongings, said Sakhu Police Station superintendent Pol Colonel Jirasak Siamsak on Sunday. 29 year old Nirut Saksri and 30 year old Manock Nakphojit, plus alleged accomplice 23 year old Chakrit Chanprasert, were arrested and some 100 stolen items recovered, including computer notebooks, cell phones, imported whiskey, wristwatches, sunglasses and ornaments

  • Moto GP will generate 1 billion baht for Thailand

    Moto GP will generate 1 billion baht for Thailand

    Sports Authority of Thailand Governor Sakon Wannapong says more than 1 billion baht will be generated by the PTT Thailand motorcycling Grand Prix at the Buri Ram International Circuit this October. The SAT boss said a huge income would be generated during the competition between October 5-7 in the northeastern province. Thailand has a three-year-contract to host the MotoGP and must pay around 400 million baht (100 million baht by the government and 300 million baht by the private sector) each year for the license and organisation.