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  • Dead whale washed up on Nakhon Si Thammarat coast

    Dead whale washed up on Nakhon Si Thammarat coast

    A dead whale, believed to be a bruda whale, the largest species in the Gulf of Thailand, has been found washed up on a beach near the Laem Talumphuk reserve, Amphoe Pak Phanang in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat. The dead mammal was spotted this morning by villagers who noticed the strong smell

  • Latvian tourist dies after falling from hotel in Karon

    Latvian tourist dies after falling from hotel in Karon

    A female Latvian tourist has died after falling from the sixth floor of a hotel in Karon yesterday after returning from a New Year party. Karon Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the body of a 29 year old female KRISTINA RESETNIKOVA, a Latvian national, on the ground.

  • Day Five Phuket – ‘seven days of danger’

    Day Five Phuket – ‘seven days of danger’

    PHOTO: Karon Police According to statistics issued by the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Phuket Office, the island registered seven accidents and one death on Day Five (December 31) of the annual road safety campaign. Total of the five days of the campaign in Phuket is four deaths

  • It was a very good year – Annual Report for 2018, The Thaiger

    It was a very good year – Annual Report for 2018, The Thaiger

    by Tim Newton, CEO – The Thaiger Firstly, we’d like to thank everyone who has been a valuable part of a mega 12 months for The Thaiger in 2018. It’s been an often-rocky ride but ended up with all the pieces falling into place with the stage set for a massive 2019. Whereas we started 2018 as a brash media start-up, we’ve ended the year, statistically, as a local leader with audiences continuing to be attracted by our fresh approach, quick delivery and accurate, relevant content.

  • Big whale sighted off Phuket – VIDEO

    Big whale sighted off Phuket – VIDEO

    A large whale has been sighted between Koh Racha and Koh Hey, south west of Phuket, yesterday.

  • Security stepped up following multiple attacks in Narathiwat

    Security stepped up following multiple attacks in Narathiwat

    PHOTO: Thai PBS Security in 14 districts of the Narathiwat has been stepped up after suspected militants attacked a tambon defence volunteer’s base in Ra-ngae district and detonated several home-made bombs targeting power poles and bridges in four districts on Friday night. Narathiwat is the Kingdom’s southern-most province, bordering Malaysia.

  • Elon Musk asks court to throw out cave rescue diver’s lawsuit

    Elon Musk asks court to throw out cave rescue diver’s lawsuit

    Elon Musk is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against him by a British diver who accused the tech entrepreneur of falsely calling him a paedophile. tvnz.co.nz is reporting that yesterday’s court filing argues that “the public knew from the outset that Musk’s insults were not intended to be statements of fact.” Musk called diver Vernon Unsworth a “pedo” in a tweet to his 22.5 million followers after Unsworth criticised Musk in a CNN interview in July about efforts to rescue young soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand.

  • Annual Red Cross Fair ‘Phuket Brand Phuket Best’ begins

    Annual Red Cross Fair ‘Phuket Brand Phuket Best’ begins

    PHOTOS: The Phuket PR Office The Phuket Annual Red Cross fair, under the name ‘Phuket Brand Phuket Best’ kicked off at Saphan Hin last night and runs until January 6. The fair was officially opened last night led by Phuket’s Governor Pakkapong Tawipat. The popular 11 day fair features hundreds of stalls selling local delicacies, knickknacks, clothing and a huge variety of other items

  • Southern intelligence contradicts Deputy PM over Songkhla bomb motives

    Southern intelligence contradicts Deputy PM over Songkhla bomb motives

    The deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan, and national security chief, is linking the Wednesday night bomb attacks in Songkhla to local politics in the southern province. This contradicts intelligence units on the ground who suspect the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) were behind the blasts, in an attempt to disturb the southern business hub. The BRN are the main political organisation linked to the southern insurgency

  • Thailand approves medical marijuana

    Thailand approves medical marijuana

    CNN reports… Thailand’s interim parliament voted to allow the use of medical cannabis. Recreational use of the drug remains illegal. Lawmaker Somchai Sawangkarn says the passing of an amendment to allow medical marijuana in the country “could be considered as a New Year gift to Thais.” “The amendment (on the Narcotics Bill) was passed on the second and third readings yesterday” he said

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