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    Phuket Brand trade fair to be held at Jungceylon

    A Phuket Brand fair will be held on July 6 -10 at Jungceylon Phuket with more than 50 stalls.            Phuket Vice Governor Prakob Wongmaneerung and Chief of Phuket Trading Office, Decha Petchwong, announced the details at a media conference yesterday

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    Man arrested for stealing Hindi god statue in Thalang

    A Thai man has been arrested after stealing a Hindi god statue in Thalang yesterday (July 4). A team at the Thalang Police have arrested 47 year old Montri Sawettadun from Trang

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    Phuket hosts Miss Grand Thailand Carnival

    A ‘carnival-themed’ fashion show, featuring 77 contestants of the Miss Grand Thailand 2018 beauty contest, in beautiful and exotic costumes, was held at Phuket’s Patong Beach this evening. The fashion show was held to promote the Phuket’s tourism and was a part of the contest’s ‘beauty camp’ activities being held in Phuket until July 8. The contest for provincial traditional costume will be held in Bangkok on July 11 and the preliminaries on July 12 where the final 20 contestants’ names will be announced

  • His Majesty sends a special message to cave rescue teams

    His Majesty sends a special message to cave rescue teams

    “When the mission is over, they should receive good hospitality as the Royal guests until they depart from Thailand.” – His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn His Majesty has sent a message, passed on to PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, to those working to ring the footballers out of the cave. “Initial praises are good but please remain focused on the operation, which will be deemed successful once everyone is brought out to their families safely,” said General Prayut in conveying the message from the King.

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    Four arrested with 200,000 methamphetamine pills in Phang Nga

    Four people have been arrested with more than 200,000 methamphetamine tablets. Two suspects are 46 year old Praiwan Jantarod and a man name only as ‘Dam’, aged 18 year old. Both are from Phang Nga

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    Phuket Yacht Club getting kids started in sailing

    Twenty three junior sailors aged between seven and fourteen descended on the Phuket Yacht Club last Saturday for a day of fun and excitement in the first O’pen BIC sailing challenge in Thailand.

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    Soi Dog’s beach cleaning day at Mai Khao

    On Friday, June 29, Soi Dog Foundation gathered its staff, volunteers and visitors at Mai Khao Beach to collect trash along one of Phuket’s most beautiful beaches. As members of the Mai Khao community, Soi Dog wants to keep it pure and safe for tourists and residents to enjoy.

  • Chiang Mai: Singaporean cyclist killed in Hang Dong district

    Chiang Mai: Singaporean cyclist killed in Hang Dong district

    PHOTO: The New Paper 57 year old Denison Seah from Singapore was killed in an accident yesterday morning (July 1) while on a casual ride in Chiang Mai. He had lived in the northern city for the past three years. The Straits Times out of Singapore reports that he was a competitive cyclist who had taken part in numerous regional competitions for more than 20 years.

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    Koh Payu monkeys get a seafood feast

    The Deputy Director General of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) headed out to Koh Payu where 80 monkeys have been recently released to their new home. The visit was to check on their welfare and give them some seafood treats.

  • Poll: 54% happy with the prospect of an election next year

    Poll: 54% happy with the prospect of an election next year

    According to the latest Suan Dusit poll, most Thais think it’s good news that an election is likely to be held between February 24 and May 5 next year. But they also say they’re not sure if it will actually take place at the time the Government is currently specifying. The poll of 1,136 people was held after the Government met with aspiring, and old, political parties who intend to participate in next year’s elections.