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    One man, three boys arrested with crystal meth and hundred of methamphetamine pills

    A team of the Phuket City Police led by Capt Teerasak Narasri have arrested 29 year old Anucha ‘X’ Damyang. Police sized 0.39 grams of crystal methamphetamine

  • NCPO Four Year anniversary – Has Prayut brought happiness back to Thailand?

    NCPO Four Year anniversary – Has Prayut brought happiness back to Thailand?

    COMMENT Today is the fourth anniversary of the NCPO (National Committee of Peace and Order) coup which overthrew the elected Yingluck Shinawatra government in 2014. At the time it was claimed that the coup was necessary to stop Thai protesters harming each other and ‘to bring happiness back to the people’. General Prayut rode into the capital, Army in tow, on a wave of nostalgia about ‘Thainess’, traditional values and a promise to tackle corruption and systemic problems head on.

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    Open letter: Phuket Lifeguard Crisis – from The International Surf Lifesaving Association

    Heading into this year’s monsoon, the issue of safety along Phuket’s west coast comes sharply into focus. The role of lifeguards on our beaches has been pivotel to saving lives and providing a safer environment for foreign swimmers who are not in tune with the wave conditions and rips (many of them can’t even swim!).

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    Thaiger Talk Episode 0

    Thaiger Talks Episode 0 Listen now:   Description. The post Thaiger Talk Episode 0 appeared first on The Thaiger .

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    Emerald Development Group addresses accusations of fraud and mismanagement

    CEO of the Emerald Development Group Sawit ‘Mai’ Ketroj held a press conference yesterday (Saturday) at the Dara Hotel to address accusations of fraud and mismanagement. In reports to the Court the amounts involved in the alleged fraud case mount up to more than a billion baht with more than 300 buyers filing complaints with the Emerald Development Group.

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    900,000 baht to move ‘some’ monkeys

    Phuket’s Governor Norraphat says, “We have studied all the possibilities and issues, such as food and water, to move some monkeys to islands off the coast of Phuket – Koh Ngam, Koh Pa Yu, Koh Mali, Koh Pae and Koh Tanan.” “From previous public hearings we have found that the most critical areas for monkey mischief is at Baan Yamu in Paklok. Local residents have agreed that it’s best to move some of the monkeys to islands, especially the ones that have been prone to violence.” Officials have surveyed the entire island of Phuket and found that there are seven main zones that have monkey problems. Read more  HERE “These moneys break into houses and damage property

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    Two vehicles catch fire after collision with power pole

    Officials of the Phuket Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation in Rassada were notified of an incident in front of Baan Kuku School in Rassada on Thursday (May 17) at 5am. Firefighters with three fire trucks arrived at the scene to find a Nissan car ablaze.

  • AirBnB ‘illegal’ for daily and weekly rentals in Thailand

    AirBnB ‘illegal’ for daily and weekly rentals in Thailand

    PHOTO: Wan Vayla Condos in Khao Tao A court ruling handed down in Hua Hin effectively confirms that people who rent out their rooms via AirBnB on a daily and weekly basis are acting illegally. A letter has been sent to the Wan Vayla condos in Khao Tao from the local authorities outlining the court’s decision in two of three cases where condos were rented out for less than a month. In one case a fine of 5,000 baht must be paid and 500 baht per for each of twenty days totaling 15,000 baht. In a second case a 5,000 baht fine must also be paid with further fines of 100 baht for an 81 day period. A third case is pending

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    60 million baht budget to solve perennial flooding on Thepkasattri road

    At a meeting held yesterday (May 16) at the Governor’s House, the perennial flooding around Thalang on the main morth/south road was discussed. The meeting was chaired by Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong. Governor Norraphat says, “We have received a 60 million baht budget for the year 2019 to solve flooding problems in three areas on the main Thepkrasattri Road (No 402)

  • Samui Regatta kicks off May 26

    Samui Regatta kicks off May 26

    From May 26-June 2, the Samui Regatta is on at the Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui in the waters off the island’s Chaweng Beach.