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    Nai Harn crocodile playing hard to get

    Phuket’s latest, and as yet unnamed crocodile, is doing a good job of evading officials, fishermen and capture, so far. Officers from the Phuket Fisheries Officers and lifeguards at Yanui and Nai Harn Beaches are patrolling and warning beachgoers about the recent sightings of a crocodile in the rough seas off the beaches. Red flags and signs have been put erected on Nai Harn and Yanui Beaches to warn tourists of a crocodile in the water

  • Nong Khai woman hit by lightning – “Buddha amulet saved my life”

    Nong Khai woman hit by lightning – “Buddha amulet saved my life”

    A woman in Nong Khai, right on the Laos border near Vientiane,  claims the special power of her Buddha amulet helped her survive a lightning strike.

  • Up to 20,000 fake Thai visas being issued to Burmese

    Up to 20,000 fake Thai visas being issued to Burmese

    PHOTO: Thai Rath Thai Rath are reporting that an extensive network of fake visas for Thailand is emerging, being issued in Myanmar. Two men were arrested in Ayuthaya two days ago while attempting to extend their fake visas. They were found to have dodgy stamps but the two claimed it “was news to them”.

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    Rawai Mayor confirms 3 metre crocodile off Nai Harn beach

    Red flags have been put up on Nai Harn and Yanui Beaches to warn tourists of a crocodile in the water. Locals and Rawai Mayor Aroon Solos have been patrolling the southern beaches trying to locate the crocodile that was first reported yesterday morning by a local fisherman

  • Hua Hin: Five of ten investigated hotels found to be ‘illegal’

    Hua Hin: Five of ten investigated hotels found to be ‘illegal’

    PHOTO: Mapio.net Five Hua Hin hotels, under the spotlight in an investigation into the town’s illegal hotels, are now set to be served closure notices. Manager Online is reporting that Somporn Patchimpetch, the head of the investigating committee, says that loopholes in the law had meant that the ten dodgy hotels had continued to operate for the last few months.

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    86 billion baht budget set for Chiang Mai light rail system

    A green light for a go ahead of Chiang Mai’s planned light railway transit system has been issued by the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA).

  • ‘Crocodile-like’ creature spotted swimming at Yanui Beach

    ‘Crocodile-like’ creature spotted swimming at Yanui Beach

    Something officials are describing as a ‘crocodile’ was spotted off the coast at Yanui Beach, just south of Nai Harn beach, yesterday. The witness who first saw it claims the crocodile was chasing him but that he managed to escape. Chalong Police were notified of the incident around 4.30pm

  • 60 tourists stuck at Koh Racha

    60 tourists stuck at Koh Racha

    The Royal Thai Navy were called today (July 18) to bring about 60 tourists back to the Phuket’s Deep Sea Port following another day of strong winds and high seas. At about noon (July 18) Rawai’s Mayor Aroon Solos was notified that about 60 tourists were stuck at Koh Racha Yai as they are unable to leave the island due to the strong wind and wave, to make it back to Phuket airport for their onward journeys. Mayor Aroon says, “we contacted the Royal Thai Navy officers to bring tourists back to the land.” The post 60 tourists stuck at Koh Racha appeared first on The Thaiger .

  • Search for missing jet-ski operator/crew resumes in poor weather

    Search for missing jet-ski operator/crew resumes in poor weather

    A search for a missing jet-ski staffer resumed at 7am today with jet-skis and speed boats combing the area the man was last seen. A staff member from a jet-ski business disappeared after he was hit by a wave near Koh Naka in Paklok, off the Ao Po coast, at 3pm yesterday (July 17) while a search resumed agin this morning today

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    “Phoenix might have reduced safety standards to save costs” – Surachate Hakparn

    In the ongoing investigation into the sinking of ‘Phoenix’, it’s emerged that the boat may have cut back on safety equipment in efforts to save costs. We now know that the ‘Phoenix’ is owned by TC Blue Dream, with 26 year old Thai Woralak Rerkchaikan as its biggest shareholder. She is now in detention after Phuket Provincial Court denied her bail request during a Monday bail hearing.

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