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  • “The water is black and horrible” – Pattaya Beach

    “The water is black and horrible” – Pattaya Beach

    PHOTOS: Sophon TV Sophon TV, ever watchful on the state of Pattaya’s beaches, reports that a 2.6 kilometre stretch of the beach in Pattaya was a “filthy mess”. A local operator is blaming the tourists. “From North to South Pattaya the beach is a disgrace”, according to Sophon TV. “The water is black and horrible.” They note that the tide line is strewn with plastic bags, spirit bottles, beer bottles, foam containers and a lot of other general rubbish

  • HM The King confers new royal titles on his family – PHOTOS

    HM The King confers new royal titles on his family – PHOTOS

    “HM The King’s mother will now be addressed as Her Majesty Queen Sirikit the Queen Mother.” HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn yesterday granted new titles to members of his family in a grand, televised royal ceremony. The late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has a new name signifying he was also the father of a monarch, and that he was a “Maha Raja” or Great King. The current monarch’s mother will henceforth be addressed as Her Majesty Queen Sirikit the Queen Mother. The King himself presented royal golden plaques bearing their new titles by placing the items before their official portraits in the Amarindra Vinijaya Throne Hall at the Grand Palace yesterday

  • Truck brings down six power poles in Chalong, one injured

    Truck brings down six power poles in Chalong, one injured

    A motorbike driver has been injured while 13 Burmese workers on the back of a pickup truck have escaped injury after ta truck brought down six power poles in a Chalong soi.

  • British man injured after stabbing in Wichit, Phuket

    British man injured after stabbing in Wichit, Phuket

    Police are investigating after a British man was stabbed by a teenage suspect in front of a restaurant in Wichit last night. Wichit Police were notified of the incident in the parking area of a restaurant on Chao Fah West Road at 7pm last night. Police report that they arrived and staff told them that the injured man had already been taken to Siriroj Hospital in Samkong. Police visited the hospital where they were informed that the injured man had already been treated and released

  • Songkhla man accused of human trafficking of Burmese

    Songkhla man accused of human trafficking of Burmese

    FILE PHOTO A Songkhla man has been arrested for allegedly being a member of a human trafficking ring that has been smuggling Burmese migrants into Malaysia across the southern border. 60 year old Thammasak Boonyarit  was arrested at a house in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district under an arrest warrant issued by the Chumphon Court. The arrest was made a day after Hat Yai police intercepted an attempt to smuggle 15 Burmese migrants in Hat Yai.

  • EC reassures Thai voters the results will be announced by May 9

    EC reassures Thai voters the results will be announced by May 9

    Thailand’s Election Commission is confident that it will be able to announce official results from the March 24 general election by May 9. This reassurance came from the commission’s chairman, Mr

  • Public transport arrangements for people attending royal coronation

    Public transport arrangements for people attending royal coronation

    PHOTO: NNT For people attending the royal coronation ceremony, especially on May 5, 2019, the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) will provide air-conditioned shuttle buses for 11 routes while the Purple and Blue Line MRT and Airport Link will provide free service throughout the day. Pol. Lt.

  • Baby dugong rescued in Krabi, taken back to its Trang home – VIDEO

    Baby dugong rescued in Krabi, taken back to its Trang home – VIDEO

    PHOTOS/VIDEO: DMCR A baby dugong, found on a Krabi beach, has been taken back to its home. The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources is reporting that yesterday the dugong was taken back to its home in Trang. “The dugong is aged around two to three years old

  • Police continue investigation into French diplomat’s plunge from BTS station

    Police continue investigation into French diplomat’s plunge from BTS station

    Police say the investigation into the death of a French diplomat, believed to have deliberately jumped off a BTS train platform at the Saphan Taksin station yesterday, will continue. 56 year old Arnaud Jean-Claude Dubus died from head injuries after plunging from a platform at the elevated BTS station in the Sathon district at about 4pm.

  • Could cannabis cigarettes be available in your local convenience store?

    Could cannabis cigarettes be available in your local convenience store?

    Thailand’s Tobacco Authority is continuing to lobby for a license for the production of cannabis-based cigarettes but has a few legal, and moral, hoops to climb through before anything happens.