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  • 240 million baht in assets seized in Patong and Chiang Mai counterfeit raids

    240 million baht in assets seized in Patong and Chiang Mai counterfeit raids

    Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn is continuing his counterfeit goods crackdown in Patong and Chiang Mai where 240 million baht of assets have been seized over the past month. At a media scrum held at the Police Region 8 headquarter in Mai Khao yesterday Surachate said, “We have raided four targeted areas in Patong and four targeted areas at the Chiang Mai night Bazar in our counterfeit goods crackdowns. More than 240 million baht of assets such as houses, land and cars have been seized.” The crackdown follows an investigation that found that many counterfeit goods are being sold online.

  • Thai Rath downsizes newspaper workforce citing crippling decline in revenues

    Thai Rath downsizes newspaper workforce citing crippling decline in revenues

    Thai Rath, the country’s biggest newspaper, is buckling under the weight of digital change and downsizing its staff. In yet another sign of the woes in the Thai media industry, the mass-circulation Thai Rath newspaper is downsizing through a voluntary early retirement scheme

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    Overtraining and the Stress Bucket

    “If you want to train hard, you best learn to recover hard” – Krix Luther Believe it or not, training can increase the amount of stress in your life, and stress accumulates over time. I work closely with many Thai boxing gyms in Phuket and I get asked a lot about overtraining

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    Digital driving license coming to Thailand next year

    Stopped at a checkpoint? Fossiciking around in your bag for your license and ID?

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    Southern provinces battered by heavy rains and floods

    PHOTO: Flooded Samui roads – Facebook/Thunder Road Reporters “The city Mayor says the municipality had arranged for medical staff to be on stand-by to help patients at evacuation centres already set up to deal with potential flood crisis in Nakhon Si Thammarat.” Heavy rain has been battering the southern regions of the Gulf coast for the past few days and caused flooding in Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Phatthalung provinces. The Andaman side of the coast has received little or no rain during the same period. The heavy rains have reached as far north as Samui and the Chumpon coastline.

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    Royal Decree for February 24 election has been sent to HM the King

    PHOTO: Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam – The Nation The Royal Decree on the election of members to the parliament has already been submitted to His Majesty the King for his Royal approval, according to the Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam.

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    Saman Kunan’s bronze statue arrives in Chiang Rai

    The bronze statue made in commemoration of Lieutenant-Commander Saman Kunan, aka. Ja Sam, a former Navy SEAL member who died in the dramatic rescue operation at Tham Luang caves, has arrived at Wat Rongkhun. The wat is a famous temple of the Chiang Rai province

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    Young dolphin died from natural causes

    PHOTOS: ThaiWhales No plastics were found inside the injured Striped Dolphin found at Nai Yang Beach last week.

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    Two workers’ camps go up in flames within four hours

    PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket, Khun Patong8144 and The Thaiger There have been two separate fires today, in different areas in Phuket. At this stage The Thaiger believes that both were Burmese workers’ living accommodation, or work camps.

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    Want that perfect picture? Just wait your turn.

    PHOTO: Tomas Alfoldi In this modern day of social media it seems so many are out to get that ‘perfect shot’, and will go to great lengths to get it. Seeing a picture of someone perched on some isolated cliff overlooking some natural wonder and thinking to yourself  ‘I’ve got to get that picture!’.

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