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  • UPDATE – Weather damages Ton Sai, some beaches remain closed

    UPDATE – Weather damages Ton Sai, some beaches remain closed

    Ton Sai Waterfall has been affected from the recent downpours while some beaches along the west coast remain closed. Chief of the Nature and Wildlife Education Centre at the Khao Phra Thaew Non-Hunting Area, Pongchat Chuahom, along with his team, visited Tonsai Waterfall which is a part of a popular trekking route and found some damage.

  • BREAKING NEWS – Another Pattani bomb attack

    BREAKING NEWS – Another Pattani bomb attack

    Violence continued in the southern province of Pattani on Friday, the holy day observed by Muslims, when insurgents detonated a roadside bomb to ambush a patrol unit of rangers in Sai Buri district, killing six and injuring another ranger and a civilian. The attack occurred on highway No 42 ion Ban Tabing road in Tambon Tabing at 6.40am.

  • UPDATE – Three police questioned over Yingluck’s disappearance

    UPDATE – Three police questioned over Yingluck’s disappearance

    At of this morning (Friday), three police officers, including a deputy commander, appear to have been involved in helping the former PM Yingluck Shinawatra flee Thailand, two days before she was set to appear to hear the verdict of the Supreme Court over her and her Government’s involvement in the failed rice-pledging scheme.

  • PAD told to pay damages for 2008 Airport sit-in protests

    PAD told to pay damages for 2008 Airport sit-in protests

    File photo: Former People’s Alliance for Democracy leader Sondhi Limthongkul speaks on stage during the yellow-shirt protest at Suvarnabhumi Airport in 2008. The  Nation Damages linked to airport takeovers in 2008 as former yellow shirts hit for political action. The Civil Court yesterday (Thursday) ordered 13 yellow-shirt leaders of the now-defunct political movement the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) to collectively pay 522 million Baht to Airports of Thailand Public Company to compensate for damages incurred at Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports during lengthy protests in 2008

  • Secrets of Better Living – Gratitude

    Secrets of Better Living – Gratitude

    with Darren Scherbain In his book ‘Happier’, Tal Ben-Sharar talks about the importance of taking the steps necessary to increase our happiness.

  • Yingluck’s verdict a week away. Probably without Yingluck.

    Yingluck’s verdict a week away. Probably without Yingluck.

    Police anticipate that 300 to 400 supporters will travel to the Supreme Court in Bangkok next Wednesday, when a verdict in the case against fugitive ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be read, almost certainly in her absence. The Metropolitan Police Bureau will take care of security around the court compound on the day without asking for additional forces from other police divisions, said bureau chief Pol Lt-General Sanit Mahathavorn on Wednesday.

  • PSU sending a Safe Sex message – 25,000 condoms at a time

    PSU sending a Safe Sex message – 25,000 condoms at a time

    Students from Phuket’s Prince of Songkhla University were busy this afternoon preparing thousands of condom packs. It’s a regular voluntary activity each semester at PSU. Carex in Bangkok provide the condoms, the students pack them into small packs for distribution.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, September 20

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, September 20

    Flame jellyfish stinging a few swimmers at Nai Harn | Ministry of Labour poised to review Thai-only jobs | Royal Thai Navy on alert for Rohingya boat-people | 40 women from Baan Koh Raed complaining about media ‘image’ | 19 year old and his mother been fined for potty-mouth spray at police.

  • Review of ‘Thai-only’ jobs being proposed

    Review of ‘Thai-only’ jobs being proposed

    The Ministry of Labour will hold a public hearing on a proposal to review the rules and regulations on 39 jobs currently reserved for Thai nationals. The meeting would discuss jobs, currently reserved for Thai’s only, to be made available for foreigners.

  • UPDATE “Suspects haven’t confessed to charges” – Phang Nga rape case

    UPDATE “Suspects haven’t confessed to charges” – Phang Nga rape case

    Today (September 19), 40 women from Baan Koh Raed village, led by the lawyer, Sanpetch Thipmontien, gathered in front of Phang Nga Provincial Hall calling for justice for the 11 men accused of gang rape, stating the suspects have not confessed to any charges. The group filed their complaints to the Phang Nga Vice Governor, Ekkarat Leesen, while holding signs calling for justice