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  • Checkpoint nets nearly 100kg of marijuana

    Checkpoint nets nearly 100kg of marijuana

    PHUKET: Tah Chat Chai police officers seized nearly 100 kilograms of marijuana at Phuket’s northern checkpoint on Tuesday. Col Prawit Suttiruengarun told the Phuket Gazette that the police arrested a Trang man after ordering the vehicle to stop for a routine search. The man, who police have identified as 37-year-old Annop Dueramare, reportedly attempted to drive away after the officers uncovered the cargo, but the effort was foiled.

  • Hotel owner faces forest encroachment charges

    Hotel owner faces forest encroachment charges

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  • B3mn damages in Yamu speedboat blaze

    B3mn damages in Yamu speedboat blaze

    PHUKET: Investigators confirmed today that an electrical short circuit was the cause of a speedboat blaze off Yamu Pier in Pa Khlok on September 24. Three crew members were injured in the fire, with one of them sustaining serious injuries including a broken leg and burns on 40-50 per cent of his body (story here ).

  • On Deck: Thinking bigger and better

    On Deck: Thinking bigger and better

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  • Vegetable Frenzy brings economic boon

    Vegetable Frenzy brings economic boon

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  • Locals artists protest coal plant

    Locals artists protest coal plant

    KRABI: Twenty artists gathered at Krabi Provincial Hall to stage a peaceful protest on Thursday morning against a coal power plant slated to be built in the Nua Khlong District. Vasan Sitthiket, an artist and activist who is part of the group, painted landscapes depicting how locals in the area would be affected by the plant.

  • Law, Life and Society: Understanding the Thai concept of dowry

    Law, Life and Society: Understanding the Thai concept of dowry

    PHUKET: A misunderstanding of a Thai marriage custom nearly broke up the relationship between two of my clients. I represented an American in his application for a fiance visa for his Thai fiance. After successfully obtaining the visa, the Thai fiance requested 200,000 baht for her family before going to the United States to get married

  • Floating officials visit flooded village

    Floating officials visit flooded village

    KRABI: Villagers in Ao Luek district have been using boats to get to and from their houses after torrential flooding has left their neighborhood under water for the past month. Following complaints filed with the Ao Luek Administration Organization ( OrBorTor ), Ao Luek District chief Chaiwut Buathong examined the site on Tuesday.

  • Arrest warrants issued for ATM hackers

    Arrest warrants issued for ATM hackers

    PHUKET: Police issued two more arrest warrants on September 26 for Russian suspects wanted in connection with the nation-wide ATM fraud that ripped off over 12 million baht from Government Savings Bank (GSB) ATMs.

  • Russian tourist dies at Karon

    Russian tourist dies at Karon

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