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  • Ao Sane luxury villa being investigated by the DSI

    Ao Sane luxury villa being investigated by the DSI

    The 12 metre high beach villa project on the cliff at Ao Sane has been proven to be illegal according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

  • Punching above it’s weight – Rayong, Thailand

    Punching above it’s weight – Rayong, Thailand

    Singapore has been crowned as the Asia-Pacific city of the future by the Financial Times.

  • Thailand unfurls National Flag Day

    Thailand unfurls National Flag Day

    Citizens across the country united in singing the national anthem at 8am on Thursday to celebrate the centenary of the national flag.

  • Yingluck says she’ll stay out of politics

    Yingluck says she’ll stay out of politics

    Fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in Dubai and has promised not to be involved in any political activities, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Thursday. Authorities in Dubai have also promised the Thai Foreign Ministry that they would keep an eye on Yingluck and ensure she did not take part in any political campaigns, Prawit said

  • Unanimous verdict against Yingluck Shinawatra

    Unanimous verdict against Yingluck Shinawatra

    Update from The Nation The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled unanimously to sentence fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to five years in prison. The fugitive politician was convicted of negligence in preventing corruption and irregularities in her government’s rice-pledging scheme prior to the 2014 coup. The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders ruled that Yingluck had acknowledged the illegality of government-to-government rice deals but refused to cancel a contract with a Chinese state enterprise.

  • DSI checking alleged Phang Nga National Park encroachment

    DSI checking alleged Phang Nga National Park encroachment

    The DSI (Department of Special Investigations) are checking two luxury houses located on Pa Kuantohla and Pa Laemsam mountains alongside another 2,000 rai of land that is alleged to have an illegal land deed. After checking the land document at the local land office, DSI have found that the names of landlords are a famous millionaire and his children who have owned the land for more than 10 years. Their names haven’t been revealed.

  • R-Rated BKK fast-food snack gets moral attention

    R-Rated BKK fast-food snack gets moral attention

    The world’s coming to an end, according to the morally-inclined-online. To quote Khaosod’s story… “A woman who makes penis-shaped waffles stuffed with sausage and cheese is experiencing brisk sales – and a public scolding – for her phallic food.” And that’s about it.

  • Ditch the car. Get on your bike. Phuket Car Free Day.

    Ditch the car. Get on your bike. Phuket Car Free Day.

    Phuket Car Free Day 2017 Early this morning (September 24), Phuket hosted the Phuket Car Free Day 2017 chaired by Vice Governor Siwaporn Chuasawat, who joined the ride alongside local authorities, including Phuket Mayor and Phuket Police Station Deputy Chief.

  • Encroachments and unlicensed hotels – Police & Army raids.

    Encroachments and unlicensed hotels – Police & Army raids.

    The so-called “Hi Society Hill” is inspected by the Phayak Prai taskforce team of the Royal Forestry Department. Troops and police have conducted raids on a hostel on Koh Pha Ngan, the resort island just north of Koh Samui, and arrested its manager for operating without a proper licence

  • Top Ten things to do when it’s raining in Phuket

    Top Ten things to do when it’s raining in Phuket

    There’s a bit of rain around.