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  • Two arrested on human trafficking charges in Koh Samui

    Two arrested on human trafficking charges in Koh Samui

    Two suspects have been arrested on human-trafficking charges for allegedly prostituting girls under the age of 18 on Koh Samui, under the guise of operating a karaoke bar. 18 year old ‘ladyboy’ Chaiyasit Nijkham and 28 year old Sukanya Phadaeng were arrested in a raid when undercover officers visited the bar as customers

  • Paris Airshow overshadowed by Boeing’s woes

    Paris Airshow overshadowed by Boeing’s woes

    PHOTO: The new, single-aisle Airbus A321NeoXLR, extra-long-range version Boeing suffered more setbacks whilst Airbus launched an update to their single-aisle line up.

  • Investigation launched into tiger chained at Phuket Zoo – VIDEO

    Investigation launched into tiger chained at Phuket Zoo – VIDEO

    PHOTOS: DNP VIDEO – I Am A Tiger Advocate Officials are conducting a full investigation after a video clip of a tiger chained at Phuket Zoo on social media claimed that the tiger had been drugged for photos with the public. Phuket officials today have inspected the Phuket Zoo after several social media complaints that the tiger was chained and drugged for tourists to take photos

  • Porsche smashed up but Malaysian driver escapes injury in Krabi

    Porsche smashed up but Malaysian driver escapes injury in Krabi

    PHOTOS: Krabi Pitak Pracha Rescue Foundation A Malaysian tourist has escaped injuries after their Porsche collided with roadside barriers in Krabi yesterday. Krabi Pitak Pracha Foundation reports that they were notified of the incident yesterday in Mueang Krabi. They arrived to find the damaged sport sedan on the side of the road with much of its front mouldings damage and laying separately on the road

  • Motorbike riders injured in Chiang Mai underpass – VIDEO

    Motorbike riders injured in Chiang Mai underpass – VIDEO

    PHOTOS: Chiang Mai Traffic Police Many motorbike passengers and drivers have been injured as they headed down and stopped inside the Fa Harm Underpass in Chiang Mai yesterday. Chiang Mai News reports that the accident happened at 6pm last night inside the Fa Harm Underpass on Super Highway Road, northbound. Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find many damaged motorbikes and five injured people.

  • Laotian ladyboy arrested for stealing from Finnish tourist in Pattaya

    Laotian ladyboy arrested for stealing from Finnish tourist in Pattaya

    PHOTOS: Pattaya Tourist Police A Laotian, a Finn, one was a ladyboy and it happened in Pattaya.

  • Three ladyboys arrested over thefts from Indian tourists in Pattaya

    Three ladyboys arrested over thefts from Indian tourists in Pattaya

    PHOTOS: Pattaya Tourist Police Pattaya police have arrested three ladyboys who allegedly stole money from Indian tourists’ pockets last week. Pattaya police were hunting for the ladyboys following the theft of money from the pockets of two Indian tourists in Pattaya City while they were on on Walking Street last week. Read more about the story  HERE

  • SCB report says political instability will dampen economic confidence

    SCB report says political instability will dampen economic confidence

    The question over stability of the new government continues to dampen economic outlook, despite the recent sittings of Parliament and the formal election of a new prime minister – this according to a new economic outlook report. The report by the Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre says that the new government will face difficulty in balancing the interest of each coalition party who campaigned on a range of policies during the election. The report also notes the the numbers of the MPs of the Palang Pracharat party ‘coalition’ and the opposition camps are very close, raising the question over the longevity of the new government – just a few disgruntled MPs could ‘walk the floor’ and cause any legislation to fail in the lower house.

  • PM Prayut receives Royal endorsement at Government House, Bangkok

    PM Prayut receives Royal endorsement at Government House, Bangkok

    PHOTO: Thai PBS The newly elected ThaiPM, until now the Prime Minister-elect, has now received royal endorsement from His Majesty the King.

  • Thai PM receives royal endorsement. Negotiations on hold for today’s ceremonies.

    Thai PM receives royal endorsement. Negotiations on hold for today’s ceremonies.

    Thailand’s new Prime Minister, the old one but now elected by the new parliament last Wednesday, is reported to have agreed to the ministerial post quotas Palang Pracharath promised to the Democrat and Bhumjaithai parties. Prayut Chan-o-cha has reportedly invited all coalition partners to stop squabbling and attend the swearing-in ceremony for him to formerly take the post of PM in the new government. The event is taking place today at Government House

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